30/06/16: Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) Detection in 20 minutes

According to WebMD, whom I credit for this information, Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) are a type of bacteria called enterococci that have developed resistance to many antibiotics, especially vancomycin. Enterococci bacteria live in our intestines and on our skin, usually without causing problems. But if they become resistant to antibiotics, they can cause serious infections, especially in people…

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24/06/16: You Do Bio is going to CPH LabMed. And so should you – get out of the lab and Learn Something

Just how curious are researchers? The curiosity of scientists tends to be assumed, almost a cliché. However, perhaps I’m in the wrong position, because as a general rule, I don’t see it. This could be a consequence of my job, which is to introduce, and ultimately sell, new technologies to scientists. You might imagine that…

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13/06/16: Webinar “Microfluidic Strategies to Improve Encapsulation of Hydrophobic Drugs in Nanoparticles”

I’m going to be attending the 10th FENS Forum of Neuroscience meeting in Copenhagen in a few week’s time. I’ll be there representing Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT), who have a joint exhibit with the company Precision Nanosystems. I should make it clear that I do not represent Precision Nanosystems, but I’m hoping to go on…

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