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21 Jan 2022

The 2022 SelectScience Scientific Resource Bundles

Every year, SelectScience® produces and publishes a wealth of written and video content on crucial topics across the scientific spectrum, containing insight from scientists, clinicians and manufacturers working at the very forefront of their fields.

To help kickstart 2022, we’ve brought back our popular series of free resource bundles for scientists and laboratory professionals worldwide, collating some of the top downloadable content from 2021 to help support scientific advances and ultimately, make the future healthier. 

To find your bundle below, simply select your scientific community:

 
Analytical Chemistry

eBook: How to buy HPLC technology

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: Automated sample prep workflows: Save money and time

In this compendium, discover automated sample preparation workflows for food, environmental, pharma, and life science analysis, that will help you to improve data quality, productivity and cost efficiency.

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Interactive: Atomic spectroscopy: Spotlight on ICP-OES, ICP-MS, and ICP-QQQ

Explore three key atomic spectroscopy techniques: inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES), inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS), and triple quadrupole or tandem ICP-MS (ICP-QQQ or ICP-MS/MS).

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Article: Simplifying scientific discovery: A new liquid handling solution with ease-of-use at its heart

We explore the launch of the new accu-jet® S from BRAND® to find out how this innovative pipette controller could go a long way to providing scientists with the versatility, comfort, and accuracy that’s needed in their day-to-day workflows.

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Application note: Lab safety essentials for general chemistry

The American Chemical Society provides an authoritative, easily-adoptable resource for use across general chemistry courses at both two-year and four-year institutions, promising a solid learning experience to integrate chemical safety in general chemistry labs.

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Cannabis Testing

eBook: How to buy water purification technology

Laboratory water quality can make a big difference to the operation of your lab and can have a significant impact on experimental results. Here, 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: A guide to efficient and greener cannabinoid purification

We look at several applications of centrifugal partition chromatography (CPC) solutions from Gilson to help you understand the versatility and benefits of this technology. Learn from experts how CPC works and how it can be harnessed in the high-throughput purification of multiple cannabinoids.

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Application note: Analysis of twenty-seven GC‑amenable pesticides regulated in the cannabis industry in North America

Agilent Technologies outlines a complete workflow that promises to achieve the required limits of detection (LOD), limits of quantitation (LOQ), accuracy, and precision defined by the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) and Health Canada in dry cannabis flower.

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Video: Phytocannabinoid known unknowns

Jeffery Williams, Process Chemistry Exploration Department at Cayman Chemical, discusses degradation pathways of phytocannabinoids and cannabis sinusoids to try and help the accuracy, reliability, and reproducibility of your workflows. 

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eBook: Liquid handling: A guide to pipetting success

Download this free application compendium to optimize your workflows, including: how to enhance liquid handling procedures, effective ways to achieve optimum results using single- and multi-channel pipettors, how to streamline your pipetting technique to increase precision and ensure consistency, and expert guidance on how to improve ELISA workflows.

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Clinical

eBook: Clinical LC-MS: Routine diagnostics made simple

We illustrate the importance of LC-MS in the clinical diagnostics hospital laboratory, outlining the technology available to support you throughout the LC-MS workflow and providing real-world case studies from leading experts in clinical chemistry and pathology.

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eBook: A complete guide to ccfDNA collection, stabilization, storage, and extraction

Take a detailed, application-based look at some of the issues surrounding ccfDNA such as blood collection, blood storage, stabilization, and transport and explore a complete medium-to-high-throughput solution from PreAnalytiX, a joint venture between BD and QIAGEN.

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Infographic: Live-cell imaging & analysis: Capture important cellular events in live-cell assays

Within heterogeneous culture systems, important cellular events are often missed that, if detected, could give a whole new level of biological insight. In this infographic, discover an automated platform that combines lab-tested protocols and reagents with powerful, automated image acquisition and analysis.

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eBook: How to buy cell counting technology

In the 2nd edition of this eBook, we provide you with useful resources, expert insight and application-based case studies to help simplify your choice when it comes to selecting the best cell counting technology system for your applications.

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eBook: How to buy 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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Drug Discovery

eBook: Your guide to miniaturized immunoassays for biotherapeutics

Discover the advantages of automated, miniaturized immunoassays across the drug development pathway, from pre-clinical to bioprocessing. Learn about challenges and trends in immunoassay technology and how automated, miniaturized immunoassays can help you maximize productivity across a range of biopharmaceutical applications.

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eBook: Biopharmaceutical characterization: Improve predictive screening

We look at how you can achieve deeper characterization of biotherapeutic proteins using light scattering techniques. We detail how this technique can be applied at almost every stage of the drug development pipeline, and present approaches for different types of biotherapeutics.

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Article: Degenerative eye diseases: Startup scientists devise pioneering curative treatment

Hear Kato Pharmaceuticals’ vision to bring new biopharmaceuticals to the market for site-specific treatments of degenerative ocular diseases and how a partnership with Thermo Fisher Scientific has enabled this startup to streamline its R&D and manufacturing processes and expand from benchtop to commercial-scale production.

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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: Lab weighing: Achieve compliance with ease

In this free application eBook, we explore the importance of weighing compliance in the regulated lab and provide you with the tools to achieve greater lab efficiency.

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Environmental

eBook: How to buy DNA/RNA purification and quantification technology

Simplify your choice when it comes to choosing the best DNA/RNA and purification and quantification technology for your applications.

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Application note: Increase sample throughput for organochlorine pesticides

Sample throughput limitations for organochlorine pesticides analysis can delay reporting and create bottlenecks in the lab. The method described in this application note improves efficiency and productivity by using a two-pronged approach.

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Article: Wastewater COVID-19 detection: Tracking viral transmission and infection trends in a community

Dr. Neha Mittal, postdoctoral research scholar, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, shares the secrets to successful wastewater viral testing and discusses the part it could play in controlling future outbreaks.

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Article: Where science meets sustainability: Driving human progress with greener alternatives

Efforts to reduce the environmental footprint of scientific research have gained significant momentum in recent years. Discover how Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany is helping to combine scientific innovation and environmental stewardship.

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eBook: Efficient sampling procedures for SARS-CoV-2 in air & wastewater

The SARS-CoV-2 outbreak has created an urgent need to develop and optimize methods to sample the virus in aerosols and also in wastewater, which is used as a surveillance method to track and manage infections. This eBook explores environmental sample collection and preparation methods for PCR-based detection in air and wastewater.

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Food and beverage

eBook: Ion chromatography for food & beverage analysis

In this application eBook, we outline how you can bring your food and beverage analysis to the next level – enhancing productivity, reducing costs, and achieving accurate results – with simple, streamlined methods that overcome the analytical challenges facing the modern QC lab. 

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Application note: Monitoring compliance with heavy metals limits in baby food

The Baby Food Safety Act 2021 sets out maximum levels of inorganic As (the most toxic form of As), Pb, Cd, and Hg permitted in baby foods sold in the US. This application note outlines a method for analysis to ensure compliance.

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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. In this eBook, we present a guide to all the key considerations to help you purchase the best UV/Vis technology to meet your lab’s needs.

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Application note: Thermal desorption applications guide: Food and drink

In this application note, Markes International describes how thermal desorption (TD) can be used for key applications in the field of food and drink VOC profiling – covering everything from comparing brands of cheese, to improving the shelf-life of ready-to-eat fresh-cut fruit.

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Article: Seamless food and beverage testing: There’s an app for that

Chemical analysis is essential to quality assurance, regulatory compliance and product development in the food and beverage industry. Discover how Merck’s smartphone-based analytical tool could save time and money in the digital monitoring of food quality and safety.

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Life science

eBook: Assay workflow optimization: Seven elements for enhanced performance

A process optimization approach to assay development aims to improve end-to-end assay performance by reducing variability, improving productivity, and strengthening the robustness of data. In this eBook, we present a guide on how to optimize your assay processes.

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eBook: Microplate readers: An indispensable tool in virology research

In this eBook, we outline the applications of microplate readers to demonstrate their versatility across a multitude of viral assays and how their integration into high-throughput automated systems can accelerate virology research.

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eBook: How to buy next-generation sequencing technology

As sequencing technology continues to evolve at an unprecedented speed, its potential to inform disease research, diagnostics, therapeutics, and patient care is only increasing. If you are looking to invest in next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology to upgrade your research, this guide will provide you with the essential information you need to assist your decisions. 

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The Scientists’ Channel: The role of polyploid giant cancer cells in disease

Polyploid giant cancer cells (PGCCs) are high-DNA-content cells that undergo unusual forms of replication. Understanding how PGCCs interact is vital in determining how they give rise to invasive cancers. In this video, Dr. Michelle Dawson, of Brown University, shares her research on cell metabolism and interactions.

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eBook: Ultimate guide to cell health assays

In this eBook, we provide a comprehensive guide to the use of live-cell assays for the real-time monitoring and analysis of cell health. From cell proliferation to apoptosis and cytotoxicity assays, explore how this approach can deliver novel insights at an unprecedented speed, depth and scale, and learn how to apply it to your research.

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Materials

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. 

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eBook: How to buy liquid chromatography systems

With so many different types and models of liquid chromatography instruments to choose from, finding the right one could be a daunting task. This buying guide will walk you through the aspects you need to consider when choosing the right LC system for your lab.

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Application note: Measuring the particle size distribution of calcium carbonate powders by laser diffraction

Over a wide range of industries, different functions require different particle size distributions of ground calcium carbonate powders. In this application note, particle size distributions of three different ground calcium carbonates were measured by laser diffraction. Typical size values and size distribution curves were compared to evaluate the quality and stability of the sizing process of the three samples.

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Application note: Fluorescence-free 785 nm material identification with MIRA XTR DS

Recent advances have had some success in mitigating the impact of fluorescence on data quality; however, compact commercially available Raman devices that provide a universal solution for suppressing fluorescence are lacking. MIRA XTR DS fills this void with a state-of-the-art handheld Raman system that revolutionizes material identification in complex environments.

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Application note: Raman analysis of pharmaceutical ingredients

In this application note, Ocean Insight illustrates the capabilities of Raman spectroscopy in the analysis of pharmaceutical active ingredients. With the additional insight Raman analysis provides, manufacturers can better control pharma formulation and processing, helping to maintain quality and consistency.

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