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Tecans M1000 may help speed drug discovery using zebrafish


The flexibility of the Infinite M1000 has enabled scientists to develop a simple and cost-effective automated screening method based on fluorescent or luminescent reporter detection in live zebrafish.

Special package pricing for Tecan liquid handling platforms


High parallel throughput of the MCA96 arm on a Freedom EVO100 liquid handling platform at a special package price through October 31.

Government incentives and life science research


A number of House Representatives and U.S. Senators, stakeholders, and policymakers have begun to focus their efforts on ways to bring innovation in medical and scientific research back to the forefront of American health care policy.

DOE’s Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow Chemical to Develop Next-Generation Cool Roofs


Research will Lead to Improved Efficiency for Cool Roofs and Increase Cool Roof Energy Savings by Over 50 Percent

Livermore Lab Helping US Government Predict Japanese Nuclear Disaster Effects


A group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory that predicts the spread of hazardous material releases is assisting the U.S. government by modeling the nuclear situation in Japan, a spokesman for the National Nuclear Security Administration said.

The National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center provides atmospheric plume predictions so that emergency managers can decide whether to take protective action after potential disasters, according to the group’s website.

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Automated Liquid Handling


Automated liquid handlers (ALHs) are one of the truly enabling technologies of modern life sciences, particularly in medical testing, biological research, and high high-throughput screening.

Taking Advantage of the New Simplified Acquisition Threshold


The increase in the SAT increases opportunities for small businesses. During FY2010, twenty federal agencies issued more than 585,000 Simplified Acquisition contract actions totaling $9,442,964,485. Are you getting your share of these?

Senior GSA Contracts Administrator Job Opening

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Technical Communities is looking to hire a Senior GSA Contracts Administrator. This job is a tremendous opportunity for a contracts specialist with a minimum 8 years experience as a government contract administrator and negotiator at a medium to large high technology, medical, life science or physical security business.

Measuring the World

Measuring the World

Today you will likely use a product that has been tested or measured by Agilent Technologies: your cell phone, the digital network, your drinking water, your prescription drugs. In your lifetime, countless Agilent innovations will affect you – through nanotechnology, drug discovery, disease research and communications assurance.