Blog: University of North Texas Health Science Center Advances Forensic Research by Investing in Semiconductor DNA Sequencing Technology

Advancing Forensic DNA Analysis

Life Technologies will Collaborate with the University of North Texas - Health Science Center’s Institute of Applied Genetics using the Ion Personal Genome Machine® (PGM™) system to further the university's research, development, and implementation of best technologies in forensic DNA analyses.Read More

Date Posted: 06/21/12

Photo: The Illuminated Cell


This infographic is a visual map to the components of a cell. Learn about the different parts of the cell and see real life images that correlate to each.Read More

Date Posted: 06/18/12

Blog: Life Technologies Signs Licensing Agreement with iPS Academia Japan for Global Patent Portfolio Rights to Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Technology

New Agreement

Life Technologies today announced - that it has deepened its commitment to stem cell research and its customers by signing a non-exclusive agreement with iPS Academia Japan for its induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell patent portfolio. The worldwide license will enable Life Technologies, a leading provider of innovative life science solutions, to expand its range of products and services for the iPS cell research community. Read More

Date Posted: 06/15/12

Photo: Life Technologies in Christchurch, New Zealand Recognized for Energy Efficiency

Have you ever thought the heat that freezers generate is a waste of energy? The Life Technologies New Zealand Protein Separation Unit did! Employees Jeff Hall and Paul Houston came up with a smart way to capture that waste energy to put it to use. By installing heat exchangers they now recover the freezers' waste energy to heat water for use in production. Read More

Date Posted: 06/13/12

Blog: Life Technologies and Cellular Dynamics International Partner for Global Commercialization of Novel Stem Cell Technologies

Large-Scale Development of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

New Partnership Announcement - Life Technologies today announced a partnership with Cellular Dynamics International (CDI), the world’s largest producer of human cells derived from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, to commercialize a set of three new products optimized to consistently develop and grow human iPS cells for both research and bioproduction.Read More

Date Posted: 06/12/12

Blog: Susan Magdaleno Describes Silencer® Select siRNA Technology

Meet the Inventor

Susan Magdaleno - is a Senior Staff Scientist in the research and development department at Ambion, which is a part of Life Technologies. Susan was asked to describe Silencer® Select siRNA Technology. This is a recap of her reply...Read More

Date Posted: 06/11/12

Photo: Beach Stewardship Lessons, Algae Oil Education and Beach Cleanup

The Carlsbad Beach Fest is a free and fun annual event that brings together the community near the corporate office of Life Technologies to clean up the beach, participate in fun activities and to learn about the importance of conservation and the environment.Read More

Date Posted: 06/08/12

Blog: Gibco Hero for the Month of June

Gibco 50th Anniversary

Congratulations Gibco Hero of the Month Dr. Yamanaka - We were honored to interview the father of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), about his journey and what he sees in the future for stem cell research.Read More

Date Posted: 06/07/12

Blog: Cell Health | Tech Tips from the Life Lab

How to Keep Cells Healthy

Healthy Cells - take up nucleic acids better than poorly maintained cells. Many cells undergo expression profile changes that can adversely affect your experiments when they are stressed by culture conditions. Routinely subculturing cells before they become overcrowded or unhealthy will minimize instability in continuous cell lines. Read More

Date Posted: 06/06/12

Video: Life Technologies Foundation

Helping People Understand the Power of Science

Promoting the Importance of Science - In keeping with our corporate culture of giving and improving life, The Life Technologies Foundation was created. The Life Technologies Foundation is dedicated to recognizing the power of each scientist's contribution to improving the human condition. By teaming with researchers across countries and cultures...Read More

Date Posted: 06/05/12