Royal Veterinary College calls ioLight for back up in CSI probe ioLight has pleasure in inviting you to the Royal Institution, London, on Wednesday 11th October to see the Royal Veterinary College’s evening of Animal CSI: What, how, when? The world renowned Royal Veterinary College will be using the ioLight microscope to help present the […]
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Hopefully by now you know that ioLight is on stand 607 at the greatest festival of ideas in the known universe! New Scientist Live takes place from Thursday 28th September to Sunday 1st October at ExCel in London docklands. But how do you get free tickets for New Scientist Live? Simple! All you have to […]
Vets use parasite testing at the yard to save money and protect horses New Forest Equine Vets are using the ioLight portable high resolution microscope to offer horse owners an on site worming service. Parasites like red worm and tapeworm are becoming increasingly resistant to drugs. If animals are not treated correctly the parasite eggs build […]
In February, Adrian Rogers won an ioLight field microscope in a competition run by Lab News. Adrian correctly identified all 3 microscopic images to win the competition. That’s not easy since when viewed through a microscope, even very familiar objects look nothing like they normally do. Adrian has a great Twitter feed on which he explains […]
ioLight is pleased to announce that our design partners at Cambridge Industrial Design have won a European Product Design Award for their creative work on the ioLight portable microscope. Thanks to Tim, Alex and Adrian for your hard work. The microscope is a thing of great beauty as well as its impressive functionality! Full details here
ioLight is delighted to announce that today we have learnt that we have been awarded an Innovate UK grant to develop a Low-cost Fluorescence Microscope prototype and trial it with customers. The total project value is £88,994 which will be 70% funded by Innovate UK. Fluorescence microscopes are used every day in biochemistry, medical research […]
Parasites Fish suffer from a number of parasites which cause disease. This is a particularly significant issue when there are large numbers of fish kept together, such as on salmon farms in Scotland, Ireland and Norway or tilapia farms in the USA and Far East. The farmers and vets routinely monitor the health of the […]
What are the effects of animal parasites? All animals carry parasites, such as intestinal worms (or helminths). The parasites cause several diseases including gastritis and enteritis, which prevent the animal putting on weight. Some pathological parasites can even kill livestock. The cost of parasites to farmers is large. The Animal Health drugs market is reported […]
Cancer Research at Birmingham University Birmingham University is ranked third in the UK for biosciences and has many great research projects including the cancer research of Dr Farhat Khanim with Prof Chris bunce. Yesterday at the School of Bioscience, Dr Khanim tested the ioLight portable microscope for use in her work trialling potential cancer therapies […]
Please support our crowdfunding campaign at www.crowdcube.com/iolight ioLight are pleased to announce the availability of a new version of the portable microscope to complement the original version. The original pocket microscope has a field of view (width of the area viewed by the microscope) of 1 mm, and resolution of 1 micron. This delivers superb quality […]
ioLight has invented a portable microscope, with a resolution of better than 1μm, which produces beautiful pictures of animal and plant cells and displays them directly onto your tablet or mobile phone.
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