Following local reports of laser attacks on Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) aircraft in November 2016, the Association of Air Ambulances has conducted a survey with its air operator membership and found that the reported number of three incidents in 2015 has increased to 10 during 2016.
Figure 1. Action and function of the sulfide-responsive transcriptional repressor SqrR
Structural model of SqrR (left) showing sulfide-dependent tetrasulfide-bond formation that reduces its DNA-binding activity (middle). Mutation in sqrR influences photopigment synthesis (right).
Source: Tokyo Institute of Technology, Center for Public Affairs and Communications
Tokyo Institute of Technology research: Sulfide-sensing mechanisms in purple bacteria
(Tokyo, 14 Feb 2017) Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology uncover a sulfide-responsive protein that helps control photosynthesis in the purple bacterium Rhodobacter capsulatus.
- Features keynote speeches from Dr. Robert S. Kaplan and Mark R. Kramer
- Introduction of Positive Impact – a new concept to achieve enduring social and economic value at all levels through global collaboration.
14 February 2017, London – Palladium, a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact, today announces details of its 2017 Global Summit taking place at etc. venues St Paul’s, 200 Aldersgate Conference Centre London, 21-22 March.
The Ginetta G55 GT3 will return to British GT grid in 2017 complete with an upgraded specification and a brand new team at the helm of the entry.
A new Chevrolet LS3 Engine will produce 570bhp and has been repositioned to improve weight distribution, whilst a revised front splitter produces more frontal downforce. To enhance driver experience, internally there is an improved driver interface with Motec dash display, tactile keypad control. Revised brake master cylinders also require less physical effort from the driver under braking.
Rainin SmartStand: The World’s First Intelligent Pipette Stand
METTLER TOLEDO announces the launch of the Rainin SmartStand, an intelligent, highly scalable pipette asset management system that helps busy labs and lab managers proactively manage compliance and save time on recordkeeping and reporting.
METTLER TOLEDO’S new ECB (Easy Control Box) connects to lab sensors and pumps to make real-time measurements and controlled dosing data available to non-experts. Researchers can now quickly evaluate and compare experimental results and make decisions.
February 7, 2017 — METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce that the ECB (Easy Control Box) is now available. The ECB connects any lab sensor and pump to make real-time measurement and controlled dosing available to non-experts.