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Archive | July, 2013

A grand day out: Launching xxpress at the Coronation Festival

It hardly seems possible but a fortnight has gone by already since the successful launch of BJS Biotechnologies’ xxpress, the world’s fastest and most thermally accurate real-time qPCR thermal cycler, at the glorious Coronation Festival at Buckingham Palace. “Buckingham Palace was a sensational place to launch xxpress and the positive response from our biotechnology guests […]

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XXpressPCR launches at the Coronation Festival this week

We are excited to say that this week BJS Group of Companies, including BJS Technologies (the manufacturers of xxpress®), will be taking part in the Coronation Festival at Buckingham Palace, where we will be launching our revolutionary qPCR DNA testing machine. BJS Biotechnology was spun out of the BJS Group of Companies back in 2011 […]

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PCR’s role in understanding the spread of antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem worldwide, with cases of life-threatening diseases such as tuberculosis becoming resistant to even the most powerful drugs. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is being used as a tool to find out more about the transmission of antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria, including through contaminated meat.     Researchers based at […]

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The Coronation Festival

I haven’t blogged in a good while and for good reason.  Here at xxpress HQ we’ve been preparing for The Queen’s Coronation Festival! The Coronation Festival is a one-off event to be held in the grounds of Buckingham Palace this week to celebrate British tradition, innovation and excellence and I’m super excited to say that […]

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