Photo: PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Inchinnan men run for their lives



Seventeen employees from Inchinnan have been honored by the Men’s Health Forum Scotland charity as the biggest donating team to take part in their 10k race earlier this year.

The "Men’s Health Forum 10k For Men Race" is the only race of it's kind that is organized for male participants and the 2010 event took place on Sunday 20 June in Glasgow. The employees fund-raising total of £820 were matched by the company, making their final total of £1640, the largest single donation of those to complete in the race. Read More

Date Posted: 09/29/10

Blog: Supporting Science with the First National U.S. Science Festival



October will mark the United States’ first national science festival with the launch of the USA Science & Engineering Festival. Over a million attendees are expected to enjoy science-themed concerts, events, and hands-on science activities at the main festival in Washington, D.C., or satellite festivals in 20 other states.Read More

Date Posted: 09/29/10

Photo: PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Scientific...Food?

To build excitement for the USA Science and Engineering Festival that kicks off on October 10th, the Life Technologies Foundation hosted a celebration on September 18th at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. The event featured a reception with edible creations by Chef José Andrés, an innovator in molecular gastronomy, and a performance by Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, stars of the Discovery Channel's television show "Mythbusters."Read More

Date Posted: 09/18/10

Blog: Can We Now Predict Diabetic Heart Disease?



Scientists believe they have identified a molecule that could help predict type 2 diabetes and identify those people with the condition that are most at risk of developing heart and circulatory disease.Read More

Date Posted: 09/17/10

Blog: Students uncover science...from a bus?

Photos courtesy of Ben Dubin-Thaler

The nonprofit Cell Motion Laboratories is running an interactive lab on wheels -- a 1976 transit bus stuffed with state-of-the-art scientific resources. The goal? Use this BioBus to allow students to experience science first-hand. Learn more about the BioBus and how Life Technologies' support is helping mold the scientists of tomorrow.Read More

Date Posted: 09/08/10