Editorial Article: Access your 2021 Scientific Resource Bundles

Kickstart your new year with this compilation of top eBooks, techniques, webinars and videos across a range of scientific topics

25 Jan 2021


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The need for rapid scientific progress and innovation has never been greater as we work towards a healthier future. To help kickstart 2021, we have launched a series of resource bundles for scientists worldwide. You can find each of them below, arranged by scientific community and available for you to access completely free of charge!

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eBook: What can thermal desorption do for you?

Discover the benefits of using thermal desorption in your organic compound analysis and find out how this technique can be used in application areas such as biological profiling, food and beverage testing, and many more.

 

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eBook: How to buy GC technology

The optimization of methods starts with column selection. In this guide, discover the latest advice on how to choose the best GC column for your analysis. Based on four significant factors, column selection is different for each type of analysis.

 

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eBook: Maximize throughput with multichannel liquid chromatography

Learn how you can perform fast, efficient LC-MS/MS analyses using multichannel LC and online sample technologies. In this eBook, we present the key benefits of this technology and its use in LC-MS systems to maximize throughput for a range of applications.

 

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eBook: The ultimate workflow for small molecule discovery

Discovery-based small molecule research is a rapidly developing sector that requires effective and efficient workflows to address the broad range of sample types. Transform your small molecule characterization and identification studies and explore case studies in application areas including untargeted metabolomics, lipid profiling, natural product annotation, and pesticide screening.   

 

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eBook: Raman spectroscopy: Rapid QC of healthcare products

In this application compendium, we look at some of the wide-ranging applications of Raman microscopy to address various formulation challenges encountered by the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries.

 

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eBook: How to buy HPLC technology

In this HPLC buying guide, discover the key factors and application considerations when looking to buy new columns. Plus, read impartial reviews to gain insights from industry-leading professionals.

 

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Webinar: HPLC and UHPLC reversed-phase method development 

In this on-demand SelectScience webinar, Dr. Phil Koerner, from Phenomenex, focuses on reversed-phase chromatography and best practices for selecting a reproducible starting point for your initial method development.

 

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eBook: Ultimate guide to lab weighing success

Technological advancements and breakthrough discoveries in science are enabling scientists to weigh samples with more precision and accuracy than ever before. This application eBook presents a step-by-step guide on how to avoid common errors, ensure compliance and achieve weighing excellence. 

 

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eBook: Liquid chromatography: Tips, tricks & guidance 

Liquid chromatography (LC) has transformed the field of analytical chemistry. In this eBook, we look at Agilent Technologies’ products portfolio to help you navigate the increasingly complex landscape of LC. 

 

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eBook: How to buy GC technology

The optimization of chromatographic methodology starts with the column selection. In this guide, discover the latest advice on how to choose the best GC column for your analysis. Based on four significant factors, column selection is different for each type of analysis. Download the guide today, and keep the advice to hand.

 

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eBook: The essential guide to ELISA automation

Manually performing ELISA can be laborious, time consuming and require an operator’s full attention to ensure consistency and reliability. As a solution, workstations that automate ELISA protocols can increase the reproducibility of results, improve sample throughput and provide researchers with greater walkaway time, boosting lab productivity.

In this eBook, we outline how you can transform your ELISA workflows using benchtop automated ELISA workstations and highlight key application areas.

 

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eBook: Pre-clinical and clinical automation technology

With increasing pressures on diagnostic workflows, the automation of processes — from sample through to result — is becoming a necessity in the clinical laboratory. Download this guide to learn about automated solutions for clinical and pre-clinical applications, with insight from key opinion leaders.

 

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eBook: Streamline sample prep with positive pressure processing

Learn how automated positive pressure processing can be used to achieve the benefits of properly prepared samples, by performing preparation techniques with minimal user intervention, be it protein precipitation, filtration, phospholipid removal, SLE, SPE, gel filtration, affinity capture, or nucleic acid extraction.

 

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Video series: Lab of the future 

In this video series, Duncan Porter, Senior Director and leader of the Clinical Microbiology segment at Thermo Fisher Scientific, discusses rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing, how COVID-19 is reshaping the diagnostic industry and the methods scientists are using to keep up with demand. 

 

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The Scientists' Channel: Clinical laboratory diagnostics

Visit our dedicated clinical laboratory diagnostics channel for up-to-date information in this critical field. Watch the latest videos with world-class experts on topics such as cardiovascular disease, COVID-19, endocrinology and more. 

 

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eBook: PCR/microplate sealing and peeling for high-throughput labs

In this application eBook, we explore the key benefits of automating PCR, assay and compound storage plate sealing and peeling for medium to high-throughput laboratories, from reducing cross-contamination and reagent costs to freeing up scientist time and mitigating the risk of repetitive strain injury. Plus, read how automating these routine processes can transform emerging biotechnology companies in our scientist case study.

 

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eBook: High-content imaging for diverse 3D cell culture models

Learn how to capture in-depth and high-quality images of spheroids, stem cells, organs-on-chips and whole organisms and read case studies on the scientists developing 3D cell assays to delve into the complex biology of neurodegenerative disease, angiogenesis and tumor microenvironment.

 

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eBook: User guide to simplified & optimized multiplexing cell analysis

Cell-based assays make up a large part of the workload for many laboratories. However, the major problem cell biologists often encounter when conducting in vitro cell-based assays is the lack of reproducibility of data. This can result from a range of factors, including physiological conditions, the use of end-point assays, and limitations in cell imaging technology. 

In this eBook, learn how advances in cell-based technology such as real-time live-cell imaging and image-based cytometry can bring higher levels of automation, reproducibility, and flexibility to your cell-based research.

 

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eBook: How to buy liquid handling technology

In this free eBook download, we guide you through buying new liquid handling equipment by providing expert insight and the information you should consider to select the best pipettes or automated liquid handling systems for your applications.

 

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eBook: How to buy microplate readers

In this free eBook download, we guide you through buying a new microplate reader by providing expert insight and all the information you should consider to select the best technology for your lab.

 

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eBook: Environmental analysis: Smarter sample prep

In this application guide, learn how solid-phase extraction, developing instrumentation, and media formats can accommodate increasing compound lists, application-specific media, and custom media for specific application challenges. Also, find out how you can solve the challenges laboratories face by creating smarter sample prep workflow solutions that streamline analysis and meet the market requirements and regulatory methods for which they were designed.

 

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eBook: What can thermal desorption do for you?

Thermal desorption is an advanced technique used to analyze volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds (VOCs and SVOCs). It is designed to overcome the challenges of traditional sample preparation techniques to provide a safe and easy analytical method, with high sensitivity and a wide application range. 

In this application eBook, we outline the benefits of using thermal desorption in your organic compound analysis and highlight application areas in life and applied sciences. 

 

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eBook: How to Buy Water Purification Technology

In the 4th edition of this eBook download, we guide you through buying water purification systems by providing key information to consider when selecting new water purification technology for your lab.

 

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eBook: The ultimate workflow for small molecule discovery

Discovery-based small molecule research is a rapidly developing sector that requires effective and efficient workflows to address the broad range of sample types. More sensitive and selective mass spectrometers now enable researchers to identify unknown compounds of interest in complex samples.

 

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eBook: How to buy HPLC technology

In this HPLC buying guide, discover the key factors and application considerations when looking to buy new columns. Plus, read impartial reviews to gain insights from industry-leading professionals.

 

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eBook: Guide to rapid food pathogen detection

Whether you are looking to implement new PCR workflows, or upgrade your existing methods, this application eBook has been developed to provide you with all the information you need to help you make the right testing decisions. Download our application-based eBook to transform your food safety workflow for key pathogens.

 

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White paper: Evaluation of fruit quality using GC-TOF MS and innovative chemometrics

This white paper from SepSolve Analytical demonstrates the application of ChromCompare+ software in identifying significant differences among fruit cultivars using raw GC-MS data. Quality management enables the food and beverage industry to meet consumer expectations and maintain brand reputation and product safety. The approach detailed in this paper provides evidence for the benefits of adopting ChromCompare+ software, including accelerated workflows, classification of unknown samples and identification of trace differences.

 

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eBook: How to buy GC technology

The optimization of chromatographic methodology starts with the column selection. In this guide, discover the latest advice on how to choose the best GC column for your analysis. Based on four significant factors, column selection is different for each type of analysis. Download the guide today, and keep the advice to hand.

 

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The Scientists' Channel: Food Fraud Testing

Having confidence in the authenticity of your food ingredients is essential to protect your brand against food fraud. Visit our dedicated food fraud testing channel for up-to-date information and expert interviews on this hot topic. 

 

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eBook: NGS: Best practices for sample homogenization

In this application compendium, we present best practices for sample homogenization based on the protocols developed and tested by scientists. Applied across diverse sample types, such as biological tissue, food, and fecal samples, these methods demonstrate how high-quality, high-yield nucleic acids can be obtained by choosing optimized bead-beating homogenization protocols with Bertin’s Precellys homogenizers.

 

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eBook: Ultimate guide to lab weighing success

Technological advancements and breakthrough discoveries in science are enabling scientists to weigh samples with more precision and accuracy than ever before. This application eBook presents a step-by-step guide on how to avoid common errors, ensure compliance and achieve weighing excellence. 

 

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eBook: How to buy water purification technology

In the 4th edition of this eBook download, we guide you through buying water purification systems by providing key information to consider when selecting new water purification technology for your lab.

 

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eBook: Streamline sample prep with positive pressure processing

Learn how automated positive pressure processing can be used to achieve the benefits of properly prepared samples, by performing preparation techniques with minimal user intervention, be it protein precipitation, filtration, phospholipid removal, SLE, SPE, gel filtration, affinity capture or nucleic acid extraction.

 

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eBook: How to buy liquid handling technology

In this free eBook download, we guide you through buying new liquid handling equipment by providing expert insight and the information you should consider to select the best pipettes or automated liquid handling systems.

 

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eBook: Is dated weighing technology holding you back?

To meet the increasing demands of regulatory compliance, it is vital that laboratories employ the most accurate, reliable, and up-to-date instrumentation. 

Download this application compendium for expert guidance on how to perform aseptic techniques and achieve exceptional QC in your lab, plus top tips for ensuring compliance. 

 

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eBook: Upgrade your single-cell data with higher-plexing

In situ hybridization (ISH) technology provides a powerful method to detect this gene expression, at single-cell resolution, within the spatial and morphological context of an intact tissue. Advanced Cell Diagnostics offers a comprehensive portfolio of ISH assays, with various levels of plexing, that can be applied to a wide range of applications, from neuroscience to immuno-oncology to cell therapy.

In this application eBook, we present a series of case studies illustrating the research capabilities of high-plexing assays, an outline of the benefits of the RNAscope™ technology and top tips on how to achieve accurate, reliable results for virtually any target species, tissue, or gene. 

 

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eBook: How to buy cell imaging technology

Cell imaging is a crucial part of cellular analysis. It helps determine basic cellular health, reveals changes in cell behavior under treatment conditions, examines structural modifications, and offers data on both single-cell and population dynamics.

In this third edition eBook, we provide useful resources to help simplify your choice when it comes to purchasing your next cell imager. 

 

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eBook: Best practices for antibody selection & application

With thousands of different antibodies to choose from, making the right antibody choice for your project can ultimately determine the success of downstream applications such as western blots, ELISAs  or immunohistochemistry.

In this application eBook, we present some important factors to consider when choosing an antibody and recommend best practices for antibody-based applications so you can get accurate, reliable and reproducible data.

 

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The Scientists' Channel: Cell preparation, incubation & storage

Visit our dedicated cell preparation, incubation & storage channel for the latest information and videos, direct from the experts themselves. Videos topics include the magic behind conjugate vaccine development, CAR-T cell therapy development, and how to overcome omic workflow bottlenecks in your clinical laboratory.

 

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Webinar series: Multiplexing masterclass

In this ‘Multiplexing Masterclass’, produced in partnership with Leica Biosystems, Dr. Jan Von der Thüsen, of Erasmus University Medical Centre, Prof. Francesca Bosisio, of University of Leuven, and Dr. Dana Adel Mustafa, of Erasmus University Medical Centre, share their current research using digital pathology and multiplexing technology to study tumor microenvironments.

 

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eBook: How to buy microscopy equipment

If you are looking to invest in a microscope, this essential guide provides you with all the information you need to make the right purchasing decisions. Learn about key factors and application considerations for your imaging needs. Plus, read reviews from your peers to help you buy with confidence.

 

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eBook: How to buy a UV/Vis spectrophotometer

UV/Vis spectrophotometry is a common technique used for qualitative and quantitative analyses, for a wide range of applications. Laboratories seeking a new UV/Vis spectrophotometer have many choices, from the simplest single-wavelength instruments to high-performance, multi-spectrum analyzers. This guide highlights important considerations for purchasing a new UV/Vis spectrophotometer.

 

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Webinar: Microscopic characterization

In this SelectScience webinar, microscopy expert Dr. Ben Tordoff highlights how the industry-leading Gemini technology was pioneered, the latest ZEISS FE-SEM portfolio, and its benefits for ultimate microscopic characterizations of challenging samples.

 

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eBook: NIR spectroscopy: The efficiency boost for QC labs

Across the wide range of material and chemical production industries, demand is growing for improved quality assurance and quality control (QC) processes. Near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy is a method that addresses these requirements and is particularly suited for driving efficiencies in QC. 

In this application eBook, we cover the basic principles of how NIR spectroscopy works, the benefits of this technique over traditional alternatives, selected application examples in several key industries and a detailed evaluation of the cost savings and the impact on data integrity.

 

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eBook: FTIR spectroscopy: Techniques & technologies driving innovation

Fourier-transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy is used to probe the molecular vibrations of a sample generating a chemical fingerprint from the molecules present within the beam of light. For the past 50 years, Specac’s products have been at the forefront of scientific endeavor, driving innovation and answering critical questions across a range of scientific fields.  

In this application eBook, we review the literature for some of its most advanced products and explore the cutting-edge research undertaken by its customers, including sections on investigation of pharmaceutical dosage forms, understanding reaction mechanisms and catalytic studies, spectroscopy of gases and interstellar spectroscopy.

 

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