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  • EMSL DNA Testing Lab Helps Solve Mysteries

    The DNA Analysis Laboratory at EMSL Analytical, Inc. has undertaken a number of special projects or developed customer-tailored tests to support their investigations. The areas involved include food safety and contaminants in food, environmental safety and exposure concerns; such as identification of rodent droppings, and legal investigations for example Salmonella in peanut butter, blood stain ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Scientists Can Track Origin of Shark Fins Using DNA Zip-Coding

    An international team of scientists, led by the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science at Stony Brook University,  has used DNA to determine that groups of dusky sharks (Carcharhinus obscurus) and copper sharks (Carcharhinus brachyurus) living in different coastal regions across the globe are separate populations of each species. Both are large apex predators that are ...


    By Stonybrook Water

  • eQMS::LIMS and eQMS::DNA to be Used by Serbian Police CSI Team

    Serbian Police to use Pardus' eQMS::LIMS and eQMS::DNA in forensic lab. Pardus' products will keep track of all crime scene traces and will follow up all analytical procedures. According to international DNA experts Serbian DNA Forensic laboratory is among the top four in Europe Pardus' eQMS::LIMS and eQMS::DNA were implemented in the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia, National ...


    By Pardus d.o.o.

  • Look Inside The Black Box – Presentations at WEFTEC 2016

    Monitoring and troubleshooting of wastewater treatment processes has been limited by our ability to see into the microbial world of these systems. The primary tool at our disposal is a simple microscope, not unlike microscopes that have been around for more than one hundred years. The microscope is able to give us some very quick information (i.e. filaments, pin floc, protozoans, etc) but ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • Testing Laboratory Solves Mystery Disease in Fish

    EMSL Analytical’s laboratory identifies microbial growth at a major university’s research laboratory that was utilizing fish and fish eggs for important research. Cinnaminson, NJ, October 4th, 2010 The medical center at a university relied on fish and fish eggs to conduct research, but they had a problem.  Their supply of both of these appeared to be ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Barcoding blitz on Australian moths and butterflies

    Conducted in collaboration with the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) as part of the International Barcode of Life (IBoL), the project involved extracting DNA from each specimen to record its unique genetic code and entering the results, together with an image and other details, to the ALA and ANIC databases. ANIC is the first national collection to integrate the new barcoding approach for a major ...

  • EMSL Analytical Introduces New Easy To Use Bed Bug Test Kit

    EMSL Analytical has created a bed bug testing kit to simplify the process of bed bug identification for pest control professionals. Our new testing kit includes easy-to-follow instructions for taking samples of the suspected pests, making it easy to detect and identify bed bugs. Bed bugs feed exclusively on warm-blooded animals, including human, typically when they sleep. They have been ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Real time in vitro evaluation of the carcinogenic potential of contaminants

    The Genotrace project, combining targeted research and technology transfer, aims at delivering an innovative test to improve the safety of chemical products, drugs, human and animal food and the environment. The project consortium is led by INRA (French National Institute for Agricultural Research) and includes CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research), the University Toulouse III ...

  • STARLIMS LIMS and SDMS Selected for Nationwide Forensic Project in the Pacific Rim

    STARLIMS Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:LIMS), a leading provider of laboratory information management systems, or LIMS, today announced that its web-based LIMS and Scientific Data Management System (SDMS) were selected by a government law enforcement agency in the Pacific Rim, in an agreement totaling $1.2 million for licenses and first-year maintenance. One of the key aims of the project is to ...


    By STARLIMS Corporation

  • Woman Seeks $5 Million after Contracting Legionnaires’ disease

    Last month, Alabama’s ABC 33/40 published a report about a local woman filing a lawsuit against the owners of a motel in Kentucky. The woman claims she got Legionnaires’ disease at the hotel from a contaminated air conditioning unit.  She is seeking $5 million. Legionnaires' disease is caused by a type of bacteria known as Legionella. The bacteria are found ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Raleigh Lab Moves To New Larger Facility

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a nationwide leader and local provider of indoor air quality, environmental, food and materials testing is moving on May 25th, 2011 to a facility located at 2500 Gateway Centre Blvd., Suite 600, Morrisville, NC 27560. Leading environmental and indoor air quality professionals throughout the south east turn to EMSL Analytical, Inc. for high quality analytical laboratory ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • As Bedbugs Take the Nation by Storm One Laboratory has a Solution

    One of the biggest topics in the media this year has been the reemergence of bedbugs.  These parasites have been all over the news in stories about their ability to invade properties across the country.  The insects have even been found in everything from fancy hotels to apartment buildings and individual homes.  Bedbugs are from the Cimicidae family of insects.  They feed ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Canada Laboratory Expands Capabilities to Include Radon Testing

    Now accepting Asbestos PCM, PLM, TEM, Mold and Radon Samples. EMSL Analytical, a dedicated leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, has recently announced their Canadian laboratory is now providing Radon Testing in addition to asbestos analysis and mold ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Could Legionella Bacteria Be Contaminating Your Hot Tub?

    Hot tubs that are operated and maintained improperly provide a perfect breeding ground for Legionella bacteria. Exposure to Legionella can cause potentially deadly Legionnaires’ disease and non-fatal Pontiac fever. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe, potentially fatal and debilitating form of pneumonia that has long term effects after the disease has been treated. Pontiac fever is a ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Wood Rot Fungi Identified Utilizing Advanced PCR Techniques

    Many property owners have at one time or another discovered wood damage somewhere on their home or business.  Often times, this damage is blamed on termites, carpenter ants or other wood-destroying insects when the actual cause may be due to wood-decay fungi. Wood-decay fungi are typically classified into one of several groups.  Brown, soft and white rot fungi each work in unique ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Illinois, One of a Few States with Bedbug Legislation

    Illinois recently joined several other states in pioneering legislation to combat the spread of bedbugs across their state.  Currently in Illinois there is legislation that railcars that will be occupied by the public be free from bedbugs and mandates regular cleaning and inspection of the railcars. In addition, legislation authorizes the Structural Pest Control Advisory Council to develop a ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EMLab P&K Microbiologists Discover New Fungal Genus Named Curviclavula, Published in Mycological Progress

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces that Mycological Progress has published a peer-reviewed article authored by Gregorio Delgado and Fernando Fernández, microbiologists from EMLab P&K’s Phoenix microbiology laboratory, in collaboration with Dr. Andrew Miller, Illinois Natural History ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • MIT Submits Application to AOAC for Certification of Test Methods for E. Coli and Salmonella

    Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: MMTC) (OTCQB: MMTC) announces the submittal of its applications to the Association of Advanced Communities Research Institute ("AOAC RI") for Performance Test Method Certification for the MIT 1000 System's for accurate bacterial identifications of the pathogens E. coli and Salmonella. In June 2009, MIT announced it was the recipient of the prestigious AOAC ...


    By Marketwire

  • First definitive guide to Borneo’s sharks and rays

    Dr Peter Last and Dr William White from the CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship and the Australian National Fish Collection are the book’s lead authors. "Borneo has a rich variety of aquatic habitats ranging from coastal estuaries and coral reefs to the deep ocean," Dr Last says. "This diverse geography is reflected in Sharks and Rays of Borneo, the first comprehensive guide to Borneo’s ...

  • EMSL Scientist’s PCR Detection of Mycoplasma is awarded a U.S. Patent.

    Dr. Quanyi ‘Charlie’ Li co-invents an identification of cell culture contaminants among Mollicutes species utilizing a PCR based assay.  Cinnaminson, NJ, September 27th, 2010 There are over 100 recognized species of the genus Mycoplasma. This genus of bacteria lacks a cell wall and are thus unaffected by many common antibiotics.  Several ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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