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Cancer is the number one cause of premature death in the UK. A recent study conducted by Ahmad et al. (2015) found that over half of people who are currently adults under the age of 65 years will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime.Read More
One of the most widely used techniques in molecular biology is polymerase chain reaction (PCR), a method used to amplify small sections of DNA or RNA in a sample by adding primers, nucleotides, DNA polymerase and other reagents.Read More
Hydrogels appear to have overcome many of the barriers to optimal drug delivery and have proved particularly valuable in the delivery of toxic chemotherapy agents.Read More
Coming under the umbrella of ‘antimicrobial stewardship’ are strategies to improve antibiotic use, with the focus being on selecting the most suitable antibiotic, dosage and duration of treatment for the specific infection.Read More
We’ve hit somewhat of a wall in the discovery of new antibiotics, and overuse of the ones we already have is rapidly depleting their effectiveness as more and more resistant strains make their debut on the microbial stage.Read More
The Vitl Ther-Mix is a programmable heated laboratory mixer. Unlike any other heated mixer available, the Ther-Mix allows you to create and store personalised multiple-step programs. We took a look at some commonly available protocols to see how they could be improved by using the Ther-Mix.Read More