Author Archives: Ian Kibble

Special Stains Explained: Histology Edition 

Routine Staining  Stains play an important part in the day-to-day practice of histology. The use of stains and dyes allow researchers to visualise particular tissue structures, chemical elements within cells, and even micro–organisms such as bacteria, within a sample.   Despite the advancements within the scientific and research industry, some traditional and older staining methods are still in use today and have stood the test of […]

World Mental Health Day (Saturday 10 October)

Mental Health is huge topic all around the world; with nearly one billion people globally and 1 in 4 people in the UK, suffering from a mental health condition. Mental Health is a complex disorder in which every day charities and health care organisations are developing a better understanding and support system for those dealing […]

OUR TECHNICAL TEAM ARE HERE TO SUPPORT YOU

OUR TEAM

Our technical team at Solmedia, are always on hand to support you when it comes to buying equipment and consumables for your laboratory. At Solmedia, we pride ourselves on our expertise and knowledge. With over 90 years collective knowledge and experience in medical bioscience; it allows us to provide excellent advice and guidance to our […]

Be prepared for the second wave.

If Covid-19 has taught us anything, it would be to keep safe. After last nights’ new regulation announcement, made by the government; we go into the next week adjusting to new rules and new ways of living.   For office workers; that means going back to working from home where possible, bars and restaurants will now have […]

NEW ADDITION TO THE DAVIDSON DYE RANGE, LIME!

Davidson dye

Are you using the Davidson Marking System tissue marking dyes? We have a brand-new colour available, lime green. The Davidson Marking System dyes are permeant, visible and suitable for both fresh and embedded tissues. The dyes are used within hospitals and research facilities all over the UK to identify the location of tumours or other […]

FLYING IN THE FACE OF THE VIRUS

Extraordinary circumstances require innovative solutions.  With the airline industry all but grounded by the pandemic, Emirates has led the way with a ground-breaking 10-minute Covid19 blood test which is carried out at the airport prior to departure, ensuring that all of their passengers are free from the virus as they travel.  They have also pioneered […]