10 Things You Need To Know About REACH Compliance

REACH is designed to protect people and the environment from the harmful effects of chemicals and things made from them. They are European-wide regulations, affecting an incredibly diverse range of substances, goods and products. Some companies will have no doubt that they need to take action to comply with REACH, but others will be confused […]

BPA in Plastics: Environmentalist Straw-Man?

The plastics industry makes BPA, which is the abbreviation for bisphenol A. This plastics substance has been used since the 1950s for, as Marianne Smith Edge, the International Food Information Council’s Senior Vice President of Nutrition and Food Safety, says, preventing “the corrosion of cans…It’s used to prevent contamination of foods…BPA packaging [serves] as an […]

Top 5 Swimming Pool-Maintenance Apps

Proper pool and spa maintenance is an exact process that requires attention to detail on a regular basis. This is why it is necessary for most pool owners to hire a “pool guy” who can visit periodically and ensure the pH levels of the water are properly balanced and the right amount of chlorine is […]

7 Tips to Ensure Safety When Working in a Laboratory

Ingenuity Answers Alpha for Biological and Chemical Questions

Ingenuity Systems, the makers of IPA (Ingenuity Pathway Analysis), have just launched Ingenuity Answers (still in alpha version). Ingenuity Answers is an advanced search tool that enables you to quickly and reliably answer specific biological and chemical questions by identifying lists of genes (or other biological and chemical objects) that satisfy particular biological criteria. Ingenuity […]