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  • Solazyme Successfully Scales Renewable Oil Fermentation to 500,000 Liters at ADM Clinton, Iowa Facility

    Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM), a renewable oil and bioproducts company, announced today the successful completion of multiple initial fermentations at ADM’s Clinton, Iowa facility. In these runs, ...


    By Solazyme, Inc.

  • MAX300 LG: Quantitative Laboratory Gas Analyser

    With immediate effect Henniker Scientific Ltd. of Warrington, England announce the release of the MAX300 LG Quantitative Gas Analyser. Quantitative Gas Analysis, performed with precision, accuracy and repeatability, demands an analyser with exceptional stability & repeatability characteristics coupled with an inlet system and analysis methods that can handle routine calibrations and ...


  • Listeria Testing Laboratory Helps Companies Prevent Costly Recalls

    Last week, a Chicago-based company announced the recall of over 8,000 packages of smoked salmon due to Listeria contamination fears.  That recall followed one earlier in the month by a California-based company that announced similar Listeria concerns in packaged 5 and 7-layer dips.  Also announced this month was the recall of thousands of pounds of Canadian ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 80 square meters of the most modern laboratory technology complete the EnviTec service offer

    The recently opened laboratory of EnviTec Biogas Italia S.r.l. in Verona now offers state-of-the-art equipment for accurate analyses. The 80 square meter laboratory, which is operated by two EnviTec biologists, completes the service offer of the Biogas-Allrounder in Italy. “Each hour of operational failure of a biogas plant means a considerable loss of revenue for the operator. Hence our ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Better control, healthier yields: biotech process analytical technology

    METTLER TOLEDO recently published a white paper entitled “Process Analytical Technology (PAT) for Biotech: A Review of Recently Reported Applications in Fermentation and Bioprocessing.” The paper explores how Process Analytical Technologies, or PATs, help optimize fermentation and bioprocess actions critical to pharmaceutical, specialty chemical, commodity chemical, and bulk fuel ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Toyota Exhibits Biotechnology and Greening Technologies

    Technologies Include Cellulosic Ethanol Yeast, Smart Green Parking and Smart Green Walls Tokyo, Oct 3, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today held an event at its Toyota Biotechnology and Afforestation Laboratory in Aichi prefecture to showcase technologies developed there as part of its biotechnology and afforestation businesses. Technology on ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Overview Article on Biotech and Medical Applications

    After several years of intense research in close collaboration international partners from both, medical research and biopharmaceutical companies, Ionimed Analytik has released an overview articel, summarizing this work. This technical article Applications of PTR-MS in Medicine and Biotechnology has been published in American Laboratory (Tuesday, June 14, 2011) and is available online via this ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Determination of toxicity in water

    LAR's online analyzer ToxAlarm is a measuring system for the determination of toxicity in drinking and surface water. The analyzer contains a highly sensitive bacteria culture in a fermenter, which constantly and independently produces biomass. Since every water sample is tested with a small and fresh amount of bacteria, the risk of the entire bacteria culture within the analyzer being ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • IONICON PTR-MS: Proton transfer Reaction – Mass Spectrometry system monitors GMP biotech processes

    IONICON is a partner in the Austrian Center for Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB) for the development of novel tools for real-time process monitoring of biotechnological fermentations. After the successful implementation in a laboratory environment, the IONICON PTR-technology could now make another important step and has been utilized for real-time process monitoring in an industrial, GMP (Good ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Cranfield University Facilities

    The networked physical infrastructures which provide our communities with energy, water, transport, telecoms and other services are under significant pressure due to population growth, an ageing asset based, and climate change. Cranfield has been at the forefront of innovation and solution development in these sectors for over 60 years. Our academic and research staff lead the design, testing, ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Aquifer ph and enhanced reductive dechlorination

    The recent Battelle Memorial Institute symposium on bioremediation1 in Baltimore, MD featured a focused session of platform presentations on the timely topic of Bioremediation in Low-pH Aquifers. Throughout the session we heard a variety of case studies and viewpoints, with the primary focus of the session being biological reductive dechlorination of chlorinated ethenes (PCE, TCE, DCE and VC) in ...


    By REGENESIS

  • ISCR and How to Apply it Successfully by Dr. Jim Mueller

    Dr Jim Mueller is an environmental microbiologist whose experience includes working on the biodegradation of chlorinated hydrocarbons (CHCs) and organic wood preservatives (PAHs and PCP)at the US EPA Environmental Research Laboratory in Gulf Breeze, Florida and working on the development, field testing and commercialisation of advanced bioremediation technologies and strategies focused on PAHs ...


  • METTLER TOLEDO Publishes eBooklet: “Achieving the Highest Level of Performance in Bioreactor Process Control”

    METTLER TOLEDO has launched a new ebooklet for the pharmaceutical industry. Achieving the Highest Level of Performance in Bioreactor Process Control highlights different analytical measurement challenges during biopharmaceutical fermentation and explains the value of implementing in-line process analytical equipment to enable reliable, repeatable production of high quality pharmaceutical ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • SST Sensing Launch New Generation of Sensor

    SST Sensing are launching a number of new and improved gas sensors at this  year’s World of Technology and Science exhibition in Holland. The new products fall into three new ranges. Firstly, versatile single gas analysers with interface electronics offering various outputs, either as an integrated solution or ...


    By SST Sensing Ltd

  • Methane Levels in Air Lower Due to Leakage Control

    Despite an increase in methane-generating activities, such as drilling for fossil fuels, researchers have found that the amount of methane concentrations in the atmosphere have dropped over the past few decades, according to Climate Central. A team of atmospheric chemists have investigated and attribute this phenomenon to significantly diminished methane leakage from oil and gas wells. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • NREL to help convert methane to liquid diesel

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will help develop microbes that convert methane found in natural gas into liquid diesel fuel, a novel approach that if successful could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lower dependence on foreign oil. The amount of natural gas simply flared or vented from oil wells globally is enormous – equal to ...

  • BESC creates microbe that bolsters isobutanol production

    Another barrier to commercially viable biofuels from sources other than corn has fallen with the engineering of a microbe that improves isobutanol yields by a factor of 10. The finding of the Department of Energy’s BioEnergy Science Center, published in the journal Metabolic Engineering, builds on results from 2011 in which researchers reported on the ...

  • The first digital oxygen sensor using Memosens

    Endress+Hauser introduces Oxymax W COS21D, the first digital oxygen sensor incorporating Memosens technology. The measured value is digitized directly in the sensor and can then be transmitted as a digital signal without interference to the transmitter for further processing. It is this which distinguishes the design of the COS21D sensor from all other oxygen sensors on the market for use in the ...


  • New source of ocean methane discovered

    Scientists searching for an explanation for high levels of the potent greenhouse gas methane in the oceans have discovered a new means of production, which could explain the source of previously unaccounted for methane. The discovery has great significance for understanding the ocean's role in global warming. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas that has contributed approximately 20 per cent to the ...

  • First large-scale industrial carbon capture and storage facility in U.S.

    The U.S. Department of Energy has announced support for for construction of the nation's first large-scale industrial carbon capture and storage (ICCS) facility in Decatur, Illinois. Supported by the 2009 economic stimulus legislation - the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - the ambitious project will capture and store one million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year produced as the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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