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Data Security in a Collaborative Environment

The R&D sector is increasingly turning to collaborative, partnered and outsourced projects to boost innovation, reduce costs and help expedite development.

JLABS Opens South San Francisco Incubator, Selects First 10 Resident Companies

Johnson & Johnson Innovation— formed to catalyze R&D collaborations between regional innovators and J&J—said today it has opened its new healthcare incubator JLABS @South San Francisco (JLABS @SSF), and named the first 10 of what are planned to be 50 startups to be based there.

UHPLC Detects Chlorophenols in Drinking Water

Many chlorophenols released into the environment can seep into ground water supply, but ultra-high performance liquid chromatography can be relied on to ensure samples are safe and within EPA-regulated limits.

Tackling Big Data Generation and Usage

Making big data work in the life sciences isn’t so much a matter of “upping one’s game” as it is a matter of raising one’s expectations.

Insights on Food and Beverage Screening

To feed the world safe and consistent foods and beverages, companies need increasingly fast ways to screen products from start to finish.

Life In the Cloud

In the first of two articles about informatics software as a service, Sophia Ktori looks at the motivations for transferring to the cloud.

Insights on Food Safety

As food is raised in one spot, processed in another, and shipped around the world, it’s no wonder that food safety creates an international concern.

Top 10 Innovations 2015: Phenoptics

This year’s installment of The Scientist’s annual Top 10 Innovations competition highlights a mixture of basic research and clinical tools.

Translational Path from Bench to Clinic

Acquiring images in real time from living organisms has become indispensable in too many life-science disciplines to mention.

PerkinElmer Launches Signals™ for Translational

Co-developed with top pharmaceutical companies, PerkinElmer Signals™ for Translational is designed to help researchers easily integrate experimental and clinical data from existing proprietary databases, private and public databases such as GEO and tranSMART, and connect with other enterprise systems.

Identifying Whiskey Counterfeits

Counterfeiting of spirit brands are a major concern posing a serious health risk by providing inferior or even toxic products.

PerkinElmer Outfits New SCSU Building

A collaboration between Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven and PerkinElmer, based in Massachusetts and with offices in Shelton, is upping the school’s science presence.

Molecules Hold the Mirror Up to Cancer

The molecular processes behind cancer were once seen as through a glass, darkly. But now they are being reflected more clearly, thanks to advances in probe synthesis, preclinical cancer modeling, and multimodal imaging.

Microfluidics: Many Channels of Technological Advances

The advent of microfluidics—using “chips” containing networks of tiny channels and chambers through which minute amounts of reagents move—in biological research has enabled scientists to examine rare or precious samples.

Micro Solution to Future Developments

Since microfluidics origin, chemists and engineers have used microelectronics and analytical biochemistry concepts to generate microfluidic chips with networks of channels through which fluids move, allowing a range of analytical, synthetic and other fluidic tasks to be performed.

Molecular Pathology’s Contextual Cues

“Molecular content” is being seen as an intricate, interconnected whole, a dynamic collection of interacting parts.

Happy Birthday, ChemDraw

Like many chemists of a certain age, Derek Lowe remembers the exact moment when he learned about the chemical-structure-drawing program we now call ChemDraw.

Cell Biology Special Report: Feeling out phenotypes

Technologies such as PerkinElmer’s Opal platform and its multispectral imaging and analysis software allow researchers to multiplex immunology markers in a single assay on a single slide.

PerkinElmer joining AMRI on Buffalo biotech hub

PerkinElmer, a maker of high-tech equipment used in the pharmaceutical industry, is joining Albany Molecular Research Inc. in a new, multimillion-dollar drug development hub soon to open on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

Shelton’s PerkinElmer named an Environmental Champion for efforts

PerkinElmer of Shelton has received an Aquarion Environmental Champion Award. PerkinElmer company was recognized for its environmental efforts as well as for encouraging employees to participate voluntarily internal and external environmental projects.

GEN Roundup on Kinase Assays

Kinase assays that are compatible with high-throughput screening techniques are essential.

Saving Umbilical Cord Blood

MACON, Ga- "A child with sickle cell has a lot of complications,” says Dominique Gissel. “She would have to live with it all her life.

PerkinElmer beats 1Q profit forecasts

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) _ PerkinElmer Inc. (PKI) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $40.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Waltham, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of 36 cents.

Genetic Disorder Screening System Granted Chinese Market Clearance

PerkinElmer Inc, Waltham, Mass, a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, recently received clearance from the China Food and Drug Administration to bring to market its genetic screening processor (GSP) and GSP neonatal hTSH reagent kit.

PerkinElmer Introduces New Liquid Scintillation Counters

For over 60 years, PerkinElmer has been providing unmatched versatility and sensitivity in radiometric detection. The new liquid scintillation counters are the most versatile, sensitive, and comprehensive LSCs on the market.

Testing for Provenance Adulteration

A report by the E.U. Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety identifies olive oil as being among the products most prone to food fraud.

Optimism Reigns Among Instrument Firms At Pittcon

Instrument firm executives at the Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry & Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon) this week said they want to see last year’s healthy sales pace continue into 2015.

PerkinElmer and Waters Collaborate

PerkinElmer (Massachussetts, USA) has announced that they will collaborate with Waters Corporation (Massachussetts, USA) to standardize PerkinElmer liquid chromatography (LC) and gas chromatography (GC) instrumention.

PerkinElmer Equips J&J Innovation JLABS’ Incubator

Lab solutions provider PerkinElmer Inc. announced its collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation to equip its JLABS @South San Francisco (JLABS @SSF) life science incubator with instruments and lab services to address the research needs of resident startups.

PerkinElmer: Innovation for a Better Future

Operating in over 150 countries, PerkinElmer is one of the global companies listed on the S&P 500 and the Russell 3000 Indices.

Identifying risks for early onset pre-eclampsia

An interview with Morey Kraus, Chief Scientific Officer of the Diagnostics division of PerkinElmer, and Kypros Nicolaides, Professor of Fetal Medicine, King's College, London, UK.

PerkinElmer Opens Medical Lab in Suzhou

This new facility provides a comprehensive offering of lab services to hospitals and patients in China, supporting the prevention of birth defects in newborns and infectious disease in adults.

Protecting the food chain from food fraud

Food fraud is defined by the United Kingdom’s Food Standard Agency as date tampering or selling goods past their use-by date, packing and selling products with an unknown origin, deliberately mislabeling food like farmed salmon as being wild, or using stolen or poached animal meat.

Ligand-Binding Assays and the Determination of Biosimilarity

During biosimilar development, it is necessary to demonstrate that the physicochemical properties, efficacy, and safety (e.g., immunogenicity) of the biosimilar are similar to those of the targeted branded biologic.

The Clouds are Rolling in

Robert Roe investigates cloud and SaaS deployment models and the inherent flexibility and scalability they provide to users.

PerkinElmer Acquires Perten Instruments

US-based PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI) has completed its acquisition of Sweden-based analytical instruments supplier Perten Instruments Group AB. The deal is worth around USD 266m. Perten supplies instruments for quality control of food, grain, flour and feed.

Collaborators Seek Biomarkers to Evaluate Patient Selection for Cancer Immunotherapy

OncoSec Medical Inc, San Diego, a company developing DNA-based intratumoral cancer immunotherapies, recently announced a collaboration with PerkinElmer Inc and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), to help researchers develop biomarker tests for evaluating a patient’s immune response to cancer.

PerkinElmer Meets 3Q Profit Forecasts

PerkinElmer Inc. (PKI) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $42.3 million. The results met Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 57 cents per share.

PerkinElmer Boosts Lab IT Services with Ceiba Solutions Purchase

Ceiba’s managed services, certification, and informatics technologies will be integrated into PKI’s OneSource Lab IT portfolio, which includes lab computing, scientific application and data services, and computer systems validation.

Elements: A New Approach to Collaborative Science

Take a tour through Elements as PerkinElmer demonstrates this new platform. Share research results with colleagues globally, review comments, gather input, and explore the ways in which Elements can help you with your research effectively.

PerkinElmer Launches Optical Imaging System

Perkin Elmer has unveiled its Solaris quantitative optical molecular imaging system for use in small and large animal studies. The Solaris system can bridge molecular imaging research techniques to support potential clinical outcomes.

A Case for Co-Sourcing

After a generation of outsourcing services to lower-cost providers, smart companies now realize that they need to reassess this strategy. Outsourcing did lower costs in a time of need, but it came at a high price.

Informatics Fosters 'Science as a Service'

Several forces are bringing into focus a future that includes the democratization of data, where individuals will be evaluating, analyzing, and making decisions from an abundance of data that is delivered right into their hands.

SCID Previously Underdiagnosed in Infants with Fatal Infections

Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), a potentially life-threatening disorder affecting infants, is twice as common as previously believed, according to a new study that is the first to examine the impact of this newborn screening test.

Reflections on ChemDraw

ChemDraw, the software program used by chemists worldwide to draw molecular structures, was originally invented to save Dave and Sally Evans’s marriage.

Automated Gel Electrophoresis Systems

PerkinElmer Inc. has introduced its LabChip GX Touch and GXII Touch automated electrophoresis systems. The LabChip platform’s key feature is automation of conventional gel electrophoresis, eliminating the need for manual sample preparation.

Measuring Orientation in Polymer Films

The mechanical properties of polymer films such as tensile strength and resistance to tearing depend strongly on the orientation of the polymer chains.

The Revival of Environmental Instrumentation

Advances in the design of ICP-MS, triple quad LCMS, and handheld instruments give researchers the ability to detect trace-level contaminants unmeasurable in the past.

Sofie and PerkinElmer to Market Preclinical Hybrids, Biopharmaceuticals

PerkinElmer announced an agreement with Sofie Biosciences to commercialize the latter's preclinical PET, 3D CT, and X-ray systems. The partnership will be focusing on areas of research in pharmacology, oncology, immunology, cardiology and neurobiology.

PerkinElmer Launches New Version of ChemBioOffice Suite

The ChemBioDraw® Ultra program is a digital drawing tool that chemists and biologists use to create publication-ready, scientifically intelligent drawings for use in electronic lab notebooks (ELNs), databases and publications.

Innovators Honored by I.F.T.

Three industry suppliers — Arla Foods Ingredients, PerkinElmer, and Solazyme — each earned a 2014 Institute of Food Technologists Expo Innovation Award.

Labs Embrace Automated Liquid Handling

Many laboratories are realizing significant gains in efficiency, thanks to automated liquid-handling technology that delivers accurate and precise dispensing of volumes in the nanoliter range.

PerkinElmer to Help Promote Newborn Screening in Rural China

PerkinElmer will collaborate with China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission in an exclusive agreement to develop a three-year newborn screening training program to detect life-threatening disorders.

Is the End of the QC Lab and its LIMS in Sight?

In the third of his reports from the Paperless Lab Academy in Amsterdam earlier this month, Tom Wilkie asks if the end is in sight for the traditional quality control laboratory -- and the laboratory informatics software that goes with it.

New Jersey Celebrates National Pre-Eclampsia Awareness Month

Advocates for the Preeclampsia Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing illness and death due to preeclampsia, will be participating in and raising money for the Foundation’s annual The Promise Walk for Preeclampsia™.

PerkinElmer Launches Innovative Atomic Spectroscopy Offerings

PerkinElmer Inc. announces the launch of the NexION® 350 Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS), its atomic spectroscopy product and Syngistix™ for ICP-MS Software, its next generation atomic spectroscopy software platform.

PerkinElmer First-Quarter Profit Tops Wall Street View

Scientific instruments maker PerkinElmer Inc. reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by increased demand for its medical diagnostics products and continued double-digit growth in China.

Innovative High Throughput Imaging System

The Lamina scanner is a high throughput imaging system designed to help research pathologists to more easily study protein expression and the relationships between disease markers in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue sections.

The Future of Forensic Science (video)

Dr. Victor Weeden, GWU Forensics Department are among the first to use mass spectrometry, a highly sensitive technology, that accurately detects trace levels of illicit substances,  staying one step ahead of drug makers and criminals.

Detecting Adulteration in Olive Oil

There is no other food quite like olive oil. There is also, apparently, no better motivator throughout history than the chance to make a quick buck.

PerkinElmer Launches Elements Platform

PerkinElmer announced that it will release a cloud-based informatics platform that will focus on operational efficiency for collaborative R&D activities.

Good Start Genetics Announces Collaboration with PerkinElmer

Good Start Genetics®, Inc. announced a strategic agreement with PerkinElmer, Inc. to expand access to GoodStart Select genetic carrier screening tests beyond the in vitro fertilization (IVF) setting to the broader women's health community.

Life-Saving Foundation Born Out of a Tragedy

Danielle, 37, and her husband Akber, 38, from Pakistan, are using their experience to help thousands of other children avoid their little girl’s fate.

Parents Bank on Cord Blood

Cord blood banking involves collecting and preserving cord stem cells, which are extracted from the umbilical cord and placenta. They can also be extracted and preserved for potential future medical use.

PerkinElmer Optimistic About 2014; EPS Forecast in Line

Scientific instruments maker PerkinElmer Inc on Thursday forecast full-year earnings in line with current Wall Street estimates and its CEO sees a rosier 2014 after a year filled with uncertainty in  the markets it serves.

Stopping to Smell the Whisky

One of the key characteristics of whisky enjoyment is the aroma from the spirit with a recently designed copita (a tulip-shaped sherry glass), having been developed to maximize this experience.

Tech Update: QA/QC Instrumentation

Whether you employ analytical instrumentation for quality or food safety or both, the type of analytical instrumentation and testing will vary based on where it’s employed in the food process.

PerkinElmer Launches GC-MS-MS System

PerkinElmer has introduced the AxION iQT GC-MS-MS system which has the identification capabilities of a triple quadruple in one instrument, according to the company.

PerkinElmer Expands Hopkinton Site, Increases Headcount in State

PerkinElmer is expanding its Center for Personalized Health Innovation in Hopkinton by more than 50 percent and upping the headcount there, saying it hopes to foster more collaboration with area biotech, pharmaceutical and academic institutions.

Preventing Economically Motivated Adulteration

Economic adulteration and counterfeiting of global food and consumer products are estimated to cost the industry $10 to $15 billion per year, according to a 2010 A.T. Kearney study.

Trace Metals Debate

In 1905, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention, the nonprofit standards-setting organization known as USP, introduced a method to check for heavy metals in U.S. pharmaceuticals.

Food Safety at Top of China Menu

A number of scandals has left consumers nervous about the quality of what they eat and spurred Beijing to take the matter much more seriously.