pp.20 Date: May 30, 1994

The DNA Plus System, now available from Heto AS of Denmark, is a compact, complete vacuum-concentration system de- signed for drying and concentrating RNA and DNA precipitates.

The DNA Plus System is an all-in-one unit, consisting of a vacuum rotator-mini centrifuge, a Teflon- coated membrane vacuum pump, a cooling trap that can handle temperatures as low as -60o C, and a built-in controller for completely automatic operation. The system is situated on a compact, mobile cart.

Individual Monitoring Systems of Baltimore has introduced the PAM2 Physical Activity Monitor, a research and evaluation system for recording and analyzing body movement in animals and humans. The miniaturized, portable device weighs 32 grams. With a sensitivity of 0.1 g acceleration, the unit accumulates activity data in one-minute intervals and can store this information for hours, days, or weeks.

For animal research, it can be used...

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