LGC Maine Standards announces addition of Cerebrospinal Fluid Total Protein to VALIDATE® Body Fluids kit

News - VALIDATE® Body Fluids, now enhanced with CSF-TP, addresses the growing demand by laboratories in need of a product to document Cerebrospinal Fluid Total Protein linearity and calibration verification.

12 February 2019
Government Chemist team celebrates first female president of the Association of Public Analysts

News - The career and legacy of Joan Davena Peden (1920-1997) have been charted in a paper in the Journal of the Association of Public Analysts.

12 February 2019
Our hungry planet: new tools in agrigenomics are key to food security

Blog - Genomic selection has been instrumental in dairy cattle breeding where it has essentially replaced progeny testing, enabling greater and faster improvements in terms of genetic gain

11 February 2019
LGC analyst Michael Walker contributes to Food Unwrapped

News - Host Matt Tebbutt tackled the subject of meat authenticity in takeaway meals and sought to have samples from 15 dishes tested for species confirmation

05 February 2019
Counting down to the SI redefinition: Amperes, amber and EKGs

Blog - In 2019, the ampere – the SI base unit of electric current  – will be undergoing some “electrifying ” changes.

20 January 2019
Analysis for Innovators to host roadshows before fourth round opens

News - First roadshow will take place on 29 January in Oxford

15 January 2019
New training course programme for 2019

News - Includes popular courses on Statistics, Method Validation, Measurement Uncertainty

11 January 2019
LGC's Government Chemist team responds to the FSA review of food standards delivery

News - LGC's Government Chemist team recently responded to the Food Standards Agency review on how food standards work is delivered across England, Wales and Northern Ireland

31 December 2018
Christmas, candles and the countdown to the SI redefinition

Blog - 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:

20 December 2018
LGC reports half year trading in line with expectations

News - Update for the half year ended 30 September 2018

18 December 2018