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Sartorius AG, Germany

The Sartorius Group is a leading international laboratory and process technology provider covering the segments of biotechnology and mechatronics. Founded in 1870, the Goettingen-based company currently employs more than 4,500 persons. The major areas of activity in its biotechnology segment focu more

B+B Thermo-Technik GmbH, Germany


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  • Early indicators of bone loss after hip replacement discovered

    Hip replacements relieve pain and restore mobility for hundreds of thousands of patients in the United States each year, but about 40,000 of the more than 280,000 of these procedures performed annually in the U.S. are to replace failed previous hip replacements, at a direct cost of more than $1 bill more

  • Discovery of a protein linked to metastasis in breast cancer

    Jean-François Côté, a researcher at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM) and professor at Université de Montréal's Faculty of Medicine, studies metastasis, the leading cause of cancer-related death. Recently, his team uncovered a protein that, once deactivated, could prevent the developme more

  • Tiny algae ideal for sniffing out nutrient pollution in water

    The key to effectively measuring damagingly high levels of nutrients in freshwater streams lies in the microscopic organisms living in them, according to a group of Drexel University scientists. A team largely made up of researchers from the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University analyzed more

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The Chemistry of Poinsettia Plants

Following on from the start of the Chemistry Advent Calendar yesterday, here’s another festive post, this time looking at the chemistry of the poinsettia plant. The red leaves of the poinsettia plant can be used to make a pH indicator, due to their chemical composition; this is actually something of more

The Colours & Chemistry of pH Indicators

Most of us, chemists or otherwise, have probably come across pH indicators at one point or another. I’d be surprised if there’s anyone out there who hasn’t, back in school, carried out the standard experiment of adding universal indicator to a variety of household liquids to identify them as acidic more

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Ecological indicator

Ecological indicator Ecological indicators are used to communicate information about ecosystems and the impact human activity has on ecosystems to groups such as the public or government policy makers. Ecosystems are complex and ecological in ... more


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