Making a mountain out of a Mole Day

Blog - 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.

23 October 2018
NML transfers to ISO17034 accreditation for reference material production

News - LGC is pleased to announce that the UK National Measurement Laboratory at LGC has successfully completed the transition from ISO Guide 34 to ISO 17034:2016 accreditation after assessment by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS)

22 October 2018
LGC announces new name for integrated genomics brand, Biosearch Technologies

News - LGC’s Genomics division announced it is transforming its branding under LGC, Biosearch Technologies, a unified brand integrating optimised genomic analysis technologies and tools to accelerate scientific outcomes.

18 October 2018
Analysis for Innovators: Supporting industry

Blog - Through the Analysis for Innovators (A4I) partnership, the Coconut Collaborative had access to innovative and advanced measurement and analytical technologies at both the National Measurement Laboratory (NML) and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to assess the feasibility of developing an approach to detect rancid coconut cream

15 October 2018
NML partners with Learning Science and CAMS on interactive training materials

News - As the UK’s National Measurement Laboratory (NML) for chemical and bio-measurement, LGC has a long history of developing training resources for analytical chemists and bio-analysts, delivering face-to-face courses, videos and best practice guidance documents as well as providing guidance.  Whilst technically this material is still relevant, learning methods have changed over time and it is time for a refresh.

10 October 2018
LGC ranks 54 in Sunday Times’ business standings

News - LGC is delighted to rank 54 in The Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table.  

08 October 2018
International Coffee Day: Would you like chicory with that?

Blog - Today is International Coffee Day and, not that anyone needed an extra reason to have a cup, the world is taking the opportunity to enjoy a fine cup of one of the world’s most popular drinks. But what if we told you that 170 years ago, enjoying a cup of joe often meant drinking a hot cup of roasted root vegetables instead?

01 October 2018
LGC invests in new GMP analytical capability

News - The new labs comprise additional bioanalysis and synthetic chemistry labs as well as a new GMP CMC analytical capability for batch release testing of oligonucleotide-based drug substances

01 October 2018
Helping authorities detect fentanyl analogues

Blog - Scientists at LGC Simon Hudson and Charlotte Cutler studied the metabolic fate of several analogues of fentanyl, including carfentanil, and published three white papers on their findings. Each paper goes through their methodology, which can be used as an aid to detect the analogues in biological fluids

27 September 2018
LGC acquires Berry & Associates

News - LGC has today announced a further strengthening of its nucleic acid chemistry (NAC) offering with the acquisition of Berry and Associates, premier supplier of specialty oligo reagents.

27 September 2018