Beyond the Products - Stories about Pipetting

Beyond the Products - Stories about Pipetting

“Taskforce Microbots”: Targeted treatment from inside the body

What was just science fiction a few years ago, is now becoming a reality - tiny robots are being developed which could well revolutionize medicine in...

Behind the crime scene: How biological traces can help to convict offenders

Although cutting-edge forensic laboratories feature frequently in films and television, how many of us know what actually goes on there in real life?...

Molecular motors: Think small and yet smaller again…

Most of us immediately associate internal combustion engines with cars, however motors are active inside our body too. Biological motors, for example,...

The condemned live longer: A potential paradigm shift in genetics

Is our lifestyle influencing the genes? While children inherit many physical characteristics from parental DNA, new findings suggest that factors not...

Chronobiology – How the cold seasons influence our biorhythms

The colder seasons of the year are not only freezing - the reduced light intensity also deeply influences our physical functions, our mood and our...

HIV – It’s still not under control…

December 1st – It’s World AIDS Day. HIV is no marginal issue. AIDS concerns all of us - let’s consider the status quo, the future prospects and new...

Biofuels – A future blessing or a curse?

Is “bio” the magic formula? Biofuels appear to be a sustainable solution for ensuring energy supplies. However, despite numerous benefits, their...

Follow-on-biologics - more than simple generics

Follow-on biologics promise to reduce healthcare costs, but they are not as simple to develop and produce as generics.

 

They are invisible, sneaky and disgusting – but today it’s their special day!

Celebrating a bad boy. We know them by the name of the illness they lead to: Ebola, Zika, Hepatitis or Noro. Sometimes we remember them only by...

Europe is celebrating biotechnology – be part of this event

Biotechnology – Europe linked by one topic. European scientists, universities and biotech companies are celebrating biotechnology. This transnational...

Every 3 seconds someone in the world is affected by Alzheimer's

Show your true colors: Go purple for Alzheimer's awareness. Dementia is a widespread brain disease that can affect anyone. Take action and demonstrate...

Liquid Biopsy: Novel methods may ease cancer detection and therapy

Breakthrough in individualized cancer treatment? US scientists are working on new methods to detect cancer in blood samples. The so-called liquid...

What you need to know about antibiotic resistance – findings, facts and good intentions

Increasing antimicrobial resistance requires the development of new substances and the responsible use of existing antibiotics. This needs...

Science in food – probiotics, flavorings & co

Science in everyday life: Food-biotechnology - Biotechnology can make a substantial contribution to the efficient use of resources, yield optimization...

It’s a perfect day to become a life-saver

How to be a Hero - Many anonymous blood donors save lives every day. Become one of them!

 

How many will be convicted this time?

Ole, ole, ole - oho… - While the teams are warming-up for the European Championship, we take a look behind the scenes - directly into doping habits...

Small volumes and varying liquids - a challenge for pipettes and their users

Small volumes and varying liquids—a challenge for pipettes and their users

Precise Pipetting of challenging liquids - there are a number of liquids in daily lab work which are hard to pipette accurately. Reliable results can...