LGC releases clinical diagnostic quality solution for SARS-CoV-2 variant analysis

News - Kit contains full SARS-CoV-2 genomic RNA with focus on S-gene mutations in three prominent variants of concern

09 June 2021
New hard drinking water reference material from NML at LGC traceable to the SI for

News - Material characterised through measurements carried out via an inter-laboratory study involving 26 national and international laboratories

08 June 2021
Government Chemist team publish a tutorial review of cannabinoids

Blog - CBD edible products are now regulated as novel foods. They must also be compositionally safe and correctly labelled. To assist regulation and trade the Government Chemist has published a tutorial review of the common names, abbreviations, regulation, psychoactivity and analytical methodology for the principle cannabinoids.

19 May 2021
Informed Sport launches mobile app, the first global tool for finding banned substance-tested supplements

News - The free app allows athletes, drug tested personnel and supplement users to easily find Informed Sport-tested and -certified sports nutrition products through multiple search options, including product barcode scanning.

23 April 2021
Earth Day: How to use science to protect our environment

Blog - Today is the 51st annual Earth Day, a global cause which started in 1970 to celebrate the environment and focus efforts to protect it.

22 April 2021
LGC’s high-throughput PCR testing system for SARS-CoV-2 detection granted Emergency Use Authorisation

News - Authorisation enables qualified laboratories to address SARS-CoV-2 testing demands while providing significant economic advantage when compared to other technologies

20 April 2021
LGC launches SARS-CoV-2 quality solution for antigen testing

News - Formulated for use with test methods that detect nucleocapsid protein of SARS-CoV-2 virus

01 April 2021
National Measurement Laboratory and Learning Science launch virtual training on core laboratory skills

News - Developed in collaboration with the UK’s National Measurement Laboratory (NML-hosted by LGC) and Learning Science Ltd, Praxis provides eLearning modules on the measurement of mass, volume and pH, and on solution preparation – essential skills relevant to a wide range of sectors and educational levels.

24 March 2021
Happy British Science Week 2021!

Blog - British Science Week 2021 takes place from 5-14 March, and we've gathered some science content with this year's themes of #GenerationScience and #SmashingStereotypes

09 March 2021
New reference material from NML at LGC for Blood – Hip replacement wear metals - Cr and Co

News - Values traceable to SI, can be used by laboratories as part of their quality assurance system

05 March 2021