ELS provides testing including drinking water compliance. Pic: ©iStock/tezzstock

Eurofins expands chemistry testing offering

By Joseph James Whitworth

Eurofins Food and Water Testing UK and Ireland has completed the deal for Environmental Laboratory Services (ELS), a provider of water and environmental chemistry testing in Ireland.

Picture: Leco Corporation. The Pegasus BT

Labs asked to do more each day - Leco

By staff reporter

Laboratories are being asked to do more every day, said Leco Corporation, as it launched a GC Time-of-Flight (TOF) Mass Spectrometer.

Picture: Government Chemist. Niki Georgousi, and Paul Evans watch Emma Downie setting up the microscope

Trainee public analysts attend week-long course

By Joseph James Whitworth

Scientists from UK public analyst laboratories learnt practical analytical skills in food analysis during a course organised by the Government Chemist programme.

James Findlay spoke to FQN at Analytica

dispatches from Analytica 2014

KNF to evaporate the competition

By Joseph James Whitworth

KNF has launched a rotary evaporator to enter the sector for the first time at Analytica trade show in Munich.

Robotic ‘tongue’ tipped to cut beer fraud

Robotic ‘tongue’ tipped to cut beer fraud


Scientists have developed an electronic tongue to distinguish between different beers with 82% accuracy and claim the invention could be used to improve product quality and reduce fraud.


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