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    04 Aug 2020
    Winners of the 2019/2020 NSTF-South32 Awards

    The live streamed Gala Event of the prestigious NSTF-South32 Awards took place on Thursday, 30 July 2020. It is the…

    Winners of the 2019/2020 NSTF-South32 Awards

    The live streamed Gala Event of the prestigious NSTF-South32 Awards took place on Thursday, 30 July 2020. It is the 22nd celebration of South African excellence through this flagship project of the National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF). Outstanding contributions to science, engineering and technology (SET) and innovation were awarded…

    04 Aug 2020
    Zoetis introduces range of first world innovations to SA agriculture

    Agriculture will play a critical role in the economic recovery of South Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.…

    Zoetis introduces range of first world innovations to SA agriculture

    Agriculture will play a critical role in the economic recovery of South Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In light of this, animal health company, Zoetis, intends introducing a plethora of first world innovations that will help local farmers to increase productivity and, ultimately, contribute towards food security…

    04 Aug 2020
    Pandemic fast-tracks progress in air freight supply chain

    No going back to the old normal for the pharma air freight supply chain Few – if any – air…

    Pandemic fast-tracks progress in air freight supply chain

    No going back to the old normal for the pharma air freight supply chain Few – if any – air freight supply chain stakeholders envisaged a global pandemic and air traffic shutdown in their business continuity plans, and all had to react quickly, collaboratively and innovatively to cope with the…

    22 Jul 2020
    Lockdown gives labs, suppliers time to innovate and refocus

    While clinical and medical labs are operating at full capacity due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many other labs and analytics…

    Lockdown gives labs, suppliers time to innovate and refocus

    While clinical and medical labs are operating at full capacity due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many other labs and analytics facilities stakeholders have had an opportunity to slow down, innovate and strategise during lockdown.

    22 Jul 2020
    Professional precision for reliable accuracy

    Solis laboratory balances include semi-micro, analytical and precision models. Available from Adam Equipment in South Africa.

    Professional precision for reliable accuracy

    Solis laboratory balances include semi-micro, analytical and precision models. Available from Adam Equipment in South Africa.

    13 Jul 2020
    Minimise risk with calibration and validation

    Microsep offers a variety of high-quality services to ensure weighing instrumentation delivers continued accurate and precise results to meet various…

    Minimise risk with calibration and validation

    Microsep offers a variety of high-quality services to ensure weighing instrumentation delivers continued accurate and precise results to meet various industry standards. The range consists of individual weights, weight sets and related balance calibration and validation services.  Test weights The weight portfolio covers OIML or ASTM test weights for the…

    13 Jul 2020
    Acquisition of Interchim SA by Advion

    Advion has acquired Interchim SA. This means that Bruno Steiner Lab Consultancy is now the sole distributor of Interchim laboratory…

    Acquisition of Interchim SA by Advion

    Advion has acquired Interchim SA. This means that Bruno Steiner Lab Consultancy is now the sole distributor of Interchim laboratory products in sub-Saharan Africa.

    10 Jul 2020
    Eppendorf Bioprocess SciVario® Twin BioReactor

    The Eppendorf SciVario® twin is a next-generation bioreactor control system suitable for microbial and cell culture applications. The name SciVario®…

    Eppendorf Bioprocess SciVario® Twin BioReactor

    The Eppendorf SciVario® twin is a next-generation bioreactor control system suitable for microbial and cell culture applications. The name SciVario® has its origins from Science and variety. This system can control two vessels at the same time, either individually or two vessels in parallel. The vessels used can either be…

    10 Jul 2020
    Metrohm makes long-term commitment to customers and employees

    Major extension of Metrohm International Headquarters announced In 2018, Metrohm AG celebrated the company’s 75th anniversary. Only two years later,…

    Metrohm makes long-term commitment to customers and employees

    Major extension of Metrohm International Headquarters announced In 2018, Metrohm AG celebrated the company’s 75th anniversary. Only two years later, in the middle of the current global pandemic, Metrohm has made a long-term commitment to its global customers and employees, announcing a major extension of the premises of Metrohm International…

    07 Jul 2020
    Flatten the curve with Esco, your partner in Biosafety bioprocessing

    Esco VacciXcell provides an ideal bioprocessing platform and tools for high cell/product yield at a low cost for various applications…

    Flatten the curve with Esco, your partner in Biosafety bioprocessing

    Esco VacciXcell provides an ideal bioprocessing platform and tools for high cell/product yield at a low cost for various applications such as vaccines and cell therapy.

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    04 May 2020
    Pfeiffer Vacuum showcases Hena 50 and Hena 70 powerful vacuum pumps for mass spectrometer systems

    Air and Vacuum Technologies represent Pfeiffer Vacuum in South Africa and supply Hena 50 and 70 vacuum pumps.

    Pfeiffer Vacuum showcases Hena 50 and Hena 70 powerful vacuum pumps for mass spectrometer systems

    Air and Vacuum Technologies represent Pfeiffer Vacuum in South Africa and supply Hena 50 and 70 vacuum pumps.

    10 Mar 2020
    Treating wastewater with ozone could convert pharmaceuticals into toxic compounds

    With water scarcity intensifying, wastewater treatment and reuse are gaining popularity. But some methods for killing microbes in wastewater create…

    Treating wastewater with ozone could convert pharmaceuticals into toxic compounds

    With water scarcity intensifying, wastewater treatment and reuse are gaining popularity. But some methods for killing microbes in wastewater create disinfection byproducts (DBPs) that could be harmful to human health. Now researchers have found that ozone treatment and subsequent chlorination can convert trace amounts of some pharmaceuticals in wastewater into…

    09 Mar 2020
    Using the PMB’s heat settings for efficient sample drying

    Loss on drying is a key testing method for laboratories, from bacterial biomass determination to pharmaceutical testing, environmental analysis and…

    Using the PMB’s heat settings for efficient sample drying

    Loss on drying is a key testing method for laboratories, from bacterial biomass determination to pharmaceutical testing, environmental analysis and quality testing. Adam Equipment’s PMB moisture analyser features three drying modes that can be set to start as soon as the PMB’s lid is closed. The PMB allows users to…

    02 Mar 2020
    Cannabis compound acts as an antibiotic

    Public health agencies worldwide have identified antibiotic resistance of disease-causing bacteria as one of humanity’s most critical challenges. However, scientists…

    Cannabis compound acts as an antibiotic

    Public health agencies worldwide have identified antibiotic resistance of disease-causing bacteria as one of humanity’s most critical challenges. However, scientists haven’t discovered a new class of antibiotics in more than 30 years. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Infectious Diseases have uncovered the hidden antibiotic potential of a non-psychoactive cannabis compound called cannabigerol…