InnaPhase Corporation has closed the transaction with Beckman Coulter to acquire Beckman Coulter's Laboratory Automation Operations (LAO) that was announced in May of this year. Details of the cash transaction were not disclosed.
Dell has been selected by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign to provide more than 1,450 servers that will perform computations and data analysis for researchers across the U.S.
Thales Computers is relocating its U.S. headquarters to an updated facility in Raleigh, NC. The company's move to a newer facility is expected to enable Thales Computers to provide its North American customers with more advanced technical resources and increased customer service.
TOP500 Celebrates 10th Anniversary Erich Strohmaier Now in its 10th year, the TOP500 list of supercomputers serves as a "Who's Who" in the field of high performance computing (HPC).
Analyzing Delicate Macromolecules with MALDI Bill Weaver, Ph.D. "Please call me Mister. I'm not a Doctor, I'm an engineer," requested a very modest Koichi Tanaka at a recent reception held in his honor at the Maryland Science Center in Inner Harbor, Baltimore.
Peter Seeboth and Ted Hawkins The last decade of the last millennium ushered in many changes for chemical and drug discovery. Automated screening and combinatorial chemistry changed how discovery scientists worked.
Sapphire helps to automate R&D experiments and analysis while solving common research problems Charles Lee, J. Building on a requirements base of genomics, proteomic information management involves collecting, indexing, searching, and analyzing data generated from a wide variety of instrument, robotics, and software platforms.
The Last Vendor Standing Wins Randy C. Hice The devilish fungus was eluding me during the waning hours of daylight in a deep forest in the northern part of the lower peninsula of Michigan. For six hours of work, I had a small brown lunch bag two-thirds full of Morel mushrooms.
Using activity calculator Web pages to calculate radioisotope activity levels John R. Joyce, Ph.D. No, this is not a dark philosophical piece suggesting the exponential decay of the Web and the Internet. Rather, it is a reflection of a real life problem I recently encountered in the lab.
Navigating project minefields Randy C. Hice Most people know Larry Ellison as the sometimes overbearing, often outrageous, but undeniably brilliant CEO of Oracle. The billions he has drawn from Oracle allowed him to pursue his passion, yacht racing, at the highest level in the world. In 1998, Mr.
XIS platform connects researchers with meaningful biological and chemical data Michael Peachey and Alan Roter, Ph.D. The seemingly endless quantity of new data being generated by high-density microarrays and other assays is a mixed blessing for life science researchers.
An e-book reader can store hundreds of books on a PocketPC or Palm-based PDA John R. Joyce, Ph.D. Did you ever have to make a business trip where you wanted to take some reference books along, or maybe just a novel or two to read in transit, and didn't because of the weight or bulk?
Discovering the mathematics of intelligence Bill Weaver, Ph.D. This past April, I had the great privilege of attending the Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony as a representative of Scientific Computing & Instrumentation. The Franklin Institute (www.fi.
SGI has achieved a sustaining a rate of 10.1TB per hour for a disk-to-tape file backup. SGI has also established an image restore record of 7.9TB/hour. The benchmark nearly triples the previous record of 3.