Pharma & Bio

Biomass polymer

‘Nuisance’ polymer becomes biomass breakthrough

A team of scientists at Swiss research institution École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have found a way to turn the biomass waste polymer – lignin – into a source of biofuel.

Compact pumps for sensitive ingredients

CSF MAE progressive cavity self-priming pumps are ideally suited to transferring low viscosity products, says manufacturer Pump Engineering.

Pills drugs medicine

Editor’s Comment: Modern medicine

We are fortunate in the UK. For many illnesses, you need only head to your local pharmacy and hey presto: they have a medicine for your ailment.

Dust explosion short course at the Wolfson Centre

New hazards: COMAH 2015

The introduction of new COMAH regulations will see many smaller firms affected by the rules for the first time.