博客 - Honey is known to have multiple health and nutritional benefits and is in high demand among consumers. However, due to the declining numbers of bees, the impact of weather conditions on supply and the high costs production, honey is expensive, which makes it a prime target for economically-motivated food fraud.
博客 - Peanut allergy is the most common cause of fatal food allergy reaction. It occurs when the immune system mistakenly identifies peanut proteins as something harmful. The fear of accidental exposure in food reduces the quality of life of peanut allergy sufferers and severely limits the social habits of allergic individuals, their families and even their friends.
博客 - What do we really know about the potential effects when nanomaterials and nanotechnology come into contact with complex matrices and how do we ensure that nanoproducts are safe?
博客 - The UK National Measurement Laboratory at LGC turned 30 years old this year, and to celebrate we’ve been looking back at notable accomplishments, and looking at where we are now. Clinical measurement is one field where our scientists have excelled and innovated throughout our time.
博客 - Today is Mole Day, chemists’ #1 holiday! Mole Day occurs every year on October 23 from 6:02am to 6:02pm to commemorate Avogadro’s Number and the basic measuring unit of chemistry, the mole.
博客 - Perhaps unsurprisingly, the candela was originally based on the light of a candle – but a definition based on something so variable was not good enough for measurement scientists. The candela, or ‘the new candle’, replaced candle-based definitions in 1948. In 1979 the modern definition of the candela was adopted:
News (ZH) - Kit can validate new methods, monitor performance of methods for determination of carbon isotope ratios, and train and evaluate staff
News (ZH) - Money will support the manufacture of future medicines through better measurement
News (ZH) - European funding to address challenge of ‘metrology for environment’ and ‘support for metrology impact’