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    Mira P for the pharmaceutical industry: Instant onsite verification of raw materials

    14 Apr 2021
    The Water-Wise City is a smart choice to optimise Africa’s water infrastructure

    The concept of the Water-Wise City, as outlined by the International Water Association (IWA), is a key initiative to assist…

    The Water-Wise City is a smart choice to optimise Africa’s water infrastructure

    The concept of the Water-Wise City, as outlined by the International Water Association (IWA), is a key initiative to assist cities conserve this precious resource. What’s more, Water-Wise Cities are liveable, resilient, sustainable and productive. “It is all about diversifying and integrating the urban water cycle into the design of…

    14 Apr 2021
    #SaveRalph: Short film aims to ban animal testing in SA

    Hollywood filmmakers and movie stars have joined forces with Humane Society International to produce a powerful stop-motion animated short film,…

    #SaveRalph: Short film aims to ban animal testing in SA

    Hollywood filmmakers and movie stars have joined forces with Humane Society International to produce a powerful stop-motion animated short film, #SaveRalph, to end cosmetic testing on animals around the world, including South Africa. Although banned in 40 countries, the practice is still legal in most of the world, and is…

    13 Apr 2021
    Skills, collaboration needed to overcome growing water challenges

    Capacity development and closer collaboration between public and private sector stakeholders will be necessary if South Africa is to halt…

    Skills, collaboration needed to overcome growing water challenges

    Capacity development and closer collaboration between public and private sector stakeholders will be necessary if South Africa is to halt its declining water security challenge. This is according to industry experts and advisors to the IFAT Africa trade show and forum, who were speaking to mark South Africa’s National Water…

    13 Apr 2021
    Brilliant precision for daily weighing tasks

    Available in four models (internal and external calibration available) with capacities up to 250g, Luna analytical balances offer a readability…

    Brilliant precision for daily weighing tasks

    Available in four models (internal and external calibration available) with capacities up to 250g, Luna analytical balances offer a readability of 0.0001g. Designed for fast, accurate performance in scientific applications, Luna balances offer an array of functions that can accommodate most daily scientific weighing tasks. They feature one of the…

    12 Apr 2021
    Proudly SA anti-viral textile solution launches to fight COVID

    Protection against a multitude of pathogens Proactive Alchemy has launched a certified, anti-viral textile solution, which de-activates COVID-19 and other…

    Proudly SA anti-viral textile solution launches to fight COVID

    Protection against a multitude of pathogens Proactive Alchemy has launched a certified, anti-viral textile solution, which de-activates COVID-19 and other viral pathogens on contact, providing unparalleled protection and setting a new industry benchmark for medical-grade PPE for multi-industry use. This is according to Kenny Tennant, CEO of Proactive Alchemy, which…

    15 Mar 2021
    Unlocking the secrets to preventing extinction of the African Penguin

    The Avian Flu Research Trust The devastating effect of the first ever recorded epidemic of the highly pathogenic Avian Influenza…

    Unlocking the secrets to preventing extinction of the African Penguin

    The Avian Flu Research Trust The devastating effect of the first ever recorded epidemic of the highly pathogenic Avian Influenza virus in 2018 resulted in a significant die-off of seabirds, including African penguins, thereby further affecting this already threatened species found only along the western and southern coast of Africa;…

    08 Mar 2021
    Providing complete sample preparation solutions for chemists

    Multiwave 7000 – Microwave digestion at its best Complete digestion for all kinds of samples in one single run All…

    Providing complete sample preparation solutions for chemists

    Multiwave 7000 – Microwave digestion at its best Complete digestion for all kinds of samples in one single run All samples – in one run – using the same method: the pressurized digestion cavity (PDC) for temperatures up to 300 °C and pressures up to 199 bar revolutionizes your sample…

    26 Feb 2021
    Victor Nivo multimode microplate reader

    The Victor Nivo is a high-performance filter-based multimode plate reader system that can be equipped with all major detection technologies…

    Victor Nivo multimode microplate reader

    The Victor Nivo is a high-performance filter-based multimode plate reader system that can be equipped with all major detection technologies – absorbance, luminescence, fluorescence intensity, time-resolved fluorescence, fluorescence polarisation, and Alpha. It is a compact, light-weight instrument designed for life science research laboratories performing routine low-throughout assays, or assay development…

    22 Feb 2021
    Temperature drift feature puts Ohaus Pioneer ahead of other entry-level balances

    There’s no need to sacrifice quality and performance for affordability with the Ohaus Pioneer. Typically, when you opt to purchase…

    Temperature drift feature puts Ohaus Pioneer ahead of other entry-level balances

    There’s no need to sacrifice quality and performance for affordability with the Ohaus Pioneer. Typically, when you opt to purchase a cheaper piece of equipment, you sacrifice quality and performance. With the introduction of the Pioneer analytical balance, Ohaus has proven that no sacrifice is necessary. The affordable Pioneer is…

    18 Feb 2021
    916 Ti-Touch – compact, stand-alone titrator for routine analysis more powerful than ever

    New convenience features and additional capabilities make the 916 Ti-Touch more powerful than ever. Users may now connect a second…

    916 Ti-Touch – compact, stand-alone titrator for routine analysis more powerful than ever

    New convenience features and additional capabilities make the 916 Ti-Touch more powerful than ever. Users may now connect a second titration stand, do pH-STAT titrations, benefit from dedicated automation for up to 24 samples with a new budget sample processor, and more. The Ti-Touch instrument series was designed with the…

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    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…

    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…

    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…


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