The theme of Laboratory Informatics 2004 is Laboratory Automation with a focus on automation for chromatography laboratories.
The KnowItAll Informatics System 3.1 offers further enhancements to their spectral data management for NMR, IR, MS, and Raman.
openLIMS allows companies to "Build their own LIMS." The system is an "Open Source" system that allows for custom LIMS development while maintaining an upgrade path for the product built on the LABLynx Informatics Server.
Linux Networx announced the addition of two new executives as part of its long-term growth strategy to expand the company's presence in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and in worldwide government markets.
Scientists from the Glenn T. Seaborg Institute and the Chemical Biology and Nuclear Science
Scientists from Intel Corporation have achieved a major advance using silicon manufacturing processes to create a novel "transistor-like" device that can encode data onto a light beam.
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit is healthy again, the result of recovery work by mission engineers since the robot developed computer-memory and communications problems 10 days ago. "We have confirmed that Spirit is booting up normally. Tomorrow we'll be doing some preventive maintenance," Dr.
IO Informatics announced that Patricia A. Rougeau has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer. Rougeau has more than twenty-five years of experience in corporate management and technology leadership.
Astronomers have used an observation by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to make the best case yet that a star can be engulfed by its companion star and survive.
Olympus Europe and Soft Imaging System have successfully worked together for many years in the light-optical microscopy market. Taking this co-operation further, Olympus Europe announced that it acquired Soft Imaging System and it's subsidiaries.
L.I.M.S. (USA) Inc. has changed its name to STARLIMS Corporation, as part of its enhanced corporate identity strategy.
Waters Corporation has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire the outstanding capital stock of privately held Massachusetts-based NuGenesis Technologies Corporation for approximately $43 million, subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions contained in the merger agreement.
Bruker BioSciences Corporation announced that it is progressing rapidly with the implementation of its strategy to expand its global distribution and support capabilities.
Varian announced a strategic partnership with Sageful Corporation for developing and marketing a broad-range of intelligent data management solutions which complement Varian's rapid drugs-of-abuse testing (DAT) products.
STARLIMS Corporation announced an addition to the company's international coverage South Korea. The company's new partners are Interface Engineering Co. Ltd. (IEC), a long time player in the South Korean LIMS market.