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6 Ways Laboratory Relocation Can Benefit You & Your Business

The relocating of a laboratory can be widely beneficial to you, your team and the whole organisation. Whatever the reason, you are going to want the relocation of your facility to be as stress-free as possible, with no damage to your equipment. That’s why you should...

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10 Fun DIY Science Experiments For You & The Kids

Science is an extraordinary subject to learn as a kid. Both in school and out of school, you can learn about the physics, biology and chemistry of the universe, and to some, it becomes widely interesting to the point they make careers out of it! Due to their...

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7 Ways You Can Organise Your Laboratory

Whether you have just moved into a new lab or simply need a reorganisation of your current one, it is very important to maintain a few organisational protocols that will keep your laboratory and team efficient, reliable and safe. By ‘organise’, we simply mean the...

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The History of Science: Our HUGE Throwback Timeline!

To put it simply, science is the knowledge of nature. We have centuries of evidence, theories and information that scientists have discovered and theorised. If you think about it, Science has allowed us to develop and adapt our survival skills, as it brought us the...

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5 Clear Signs You Should Consider Laboratory Relocation

Whether you decide to move down the road or in a completely new city, moving is an incredibly big decision to make, and it is your responsibility to make sure you have the right reasons too. Regarding laboratory relocation, our experienced team aim to provide you with...

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Lab Equipment Removal: 5 Things To Consider Beforehand…

When you are relocating your lab, there are probably a number of things going through your head to ensure you haven’t/won’t forget anything or nothing goes wrong. Especially in processes like this, where there are dangerous chemicals and fragile equipment in need of...

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Tips For Lab Equipment Removal

Benchmark Services is represented by an excellent team of reliable professionals, and over the years we have built up a wide range of knowledge when it comes to lab equipment removals. Using this article, we want to educate you on some top tips! Here are some top tips...

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Top 10 Science Breakthroughs of 2018

Each year scientists from all around the world make extraordinary scientific breakthroughs and discoveries - Regardless if it is a new fossil or a cure for a disease, each discovery is a wide achievement and will change our perception of reality in some manner. That’s...

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7 Reasons Why You Should Consider Lab Relocation

Your choice of business environment is incredibly important as it can affect many of your companies assets and necessities such as income, expenses, effort and overall operations. Regarding laboratories specifically, you need to ensure you have a safe and spacious...

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Development Of The Science Park Cambridge

The Science Park is still owned and run by Trinity College Cambridge, who have owned the land since 1546 when it was given to them by Henry V111. Today, companies on the park work very closely with the University for research and development of products and many...

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History Of The Science Park Cambridge

Cambridge Science Park has grown dramatically over the years. We've highlighted some key facts about the history of Cambridge Science Park. The Science Park is located on the North Eastern edge of the city. The land is owned by Trinity College and was given to the...

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Gene Therapy To Treat Blindness

Scientists from the University of Oxford have shown how gene therapy could potentially reverse blindness. Most causes of untreatable blindness occur from the loss of millions of light-sensitive photoreceptor cells that line the retina. Once a patient’s eyesight has...

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Blue Halo – Benchmark – Lab Relocation

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have discovered that flowers have nanoscale ridges that create a ‘blue halo’ when viewed from certain angles. These blue halo’s are able to attract bees to the flower. Although these ridges and grooves may vary, both on...

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A Vision for Joined-up Science – Benchmark – Lab Removals

The executive chairman of Alphabet Inc (the parent company of Google), Eric Schmidt has announced a new post-doctoral fellowship programme with the goal of enhancing cross-disciplinary research. Eric, along with his wife Wendy, in partnership with the University of...

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Self-Expanding Clothes – Benchmark – Lab Removals

A student studying at the Imperial College London has won this years UK Dyson Award. Ryan Yasin has created children’s clothes that grow along with their wearer. The clothes, Petit Pli, were created with the aim of tackling clothing waste and saving parents money,...

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Goldfish & Their Alcohol – Benchmark – Lab Relocations

The secret as to how goldfish survive long harsh winters beneath frozen lakes has finally been discovered. Scientists have found that goldfish produce alcohol in low oxygen environments, which allows them to survive for up to five months under frozen water. Most...

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The Tenth Planet? – Benchmark – Laboratory Removals

Over the past week, scientists have dropped several hints about a new planetary object based on the outskirts of our Solar System. The ‘planetary mass object’ was spotted after researchers noticed its effect on the orbital planes of space rocks on the edge of our...

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Can money buy happiness? – Benchmark – Laboratory Removals

According to a scientific study, money can really buy happiness. However, not in the way you might expect. The study suggests that using money to free-up time is linked to increased happiness. In the study, individuals reported greater happiness if they used £30 to...

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Air Pollution in the UK – Benchmark – Laboratory Removals

The government must come up with a new plan to tackle the countries air pollution after a losing a second court case. But how bad is the air pollution in the UK? Just How Bad Is It? Air pollution his a huge contributor to ill health in the UK, but it’s hard to put a...

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New Dementia Institute – Benchmark – Laboratory Removals

University College London (UCL) has been selected to be the hub of a new £250m UK Dementia Research Institute. The Institute (UKDRI) was formed after a joint investment by the Medical Research Council, Alzheimer’s Research UK and Alzheimer’s Society. The institute...

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Birth Language – Benchmark – Laboratory Removals

According to new research, babies are able to build knowledge about the language they hear even in the first few months of life. Therefore, if you move countries and forget your birth language, you retain the hidden ability, according to a study. Dutch-speaking adults...

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Ebola Trials – Moving Lab Equipment – Benchmark

Scientists that have been involved in a Phase I trials for an Ebola have said that the recent results have been very promising. Benchmark Services - Moving Lab Equipment The trial, which is being led in Hamburg, has 158 volunteers in total who are taking part in...

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New Solar Cell Prototype – Benchmark – Lab Relocation

A new solar cell prototype has been developed by a team of scientists in China. The new prototype might just change the way we use solar panels in the near future. Benchmark - Lab Relocation Specialists Solar panel technology has changed the way people bring energy...

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Top 5 Science Podcasts – Benchmark – Laboratory Relocation

We understand that laboratory relocation can be stressful for you. Will everything arrive safely? is probably top on your list of questions you end up asking yourself. Here at Benchmark Services, our priority is making your laboratory relocation as easy and as stress...

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Top 10 Scientists in Songs – Lab Relocations

Music needs science, without science and technology music wouldn’t exist: microphones, amplifiers, electric guitars, synthesisers, light shows and dry-ice are all examples of how science has helped the world of entertainment. While scientists and science aren’t...

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Gene Editing Approved – Lab Relocation – Benchmark 

Experiments that involve gene editing of human embryos have been approved in the UK, researchers announced on 1st February. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, a government agency that overlooks reproductive research and fertility treatments, has granted...

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Food preservative kills cancer cells – Cleanroom Relocation

Nisin, a naturally occurring food preservative, has been found to be able to destroy cancer cells and antibiotic resistant bacteria. Rats were given “nisin milkshakes” had up to 80% of neck and head tumours after nine weeks and displayed extended survival. The tumours...

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New Firefighting Foam Created – Cleanroom Relocation

A new ceramic firefighting foam that can handle temperatures of more than 1000°C has been created by scientists in Russia. The foam, based on inorganic silica nanoparticles, beats similar substances on its ability to extinguish fires, it’s stability to heat and its...

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Antidepressants impact on lifespan – Laboratory Relocation

Scientist have started to show more understanding about the impact of ageing. Recently they have been carrying out experiments on roundworms to see what impact antidepressants have on their lifespan. Studies have shown that mianserin, an antidepressant, lengthened the...

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Seventh Row of Periodic Table Completed! Four New Elements

The discovery of four super-heavy chemical elements by scientists located in America, Russia and Japan has been verified by the experts and therefore formally added to the periodic table, competing the seventh row. Unfortunately it’s not good news for all as science...

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Safecontractor Accreditation for Benchmark Services Limited

In our news this week it gives us great pleasure to announce that Benchmark Services has acquired the Safecontractor Accreditation. Safecontractor has more than 25,000 members and 275 major clients including the NHS, ITV, Tesco, HSBC and BT, to name a few....

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EU urge science publishers to change – Moving Lab Equipment

Carlos Moedas, a European research commissioner has urged journal publishing companies to reshape their business models to an open access system. Recently, he expressed the strong commitment of the European Commission to open the access of scientific peer reviewed...

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Planetary news from Pluto? Moving Lab Equipment

Not two weeks after the revelation that there is free flowing water on Mars, NASA are wetting our appetites yet again with news of an “amazing” discovery about Pluto to be released. Benchmark Services - Specialists in moving lab equipment, latest blog. It's amazing!...

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Benchmark Reach Final of Huntingdonshire Business Awards

We are delighted to announce that we have reached the Final of the Hunts Post Huntingdonshire Business Awards! Benchmark Services has been shortlisted for, Online Business of the Year. The winners will be announced of Friday 6th November. We will be attending the...

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Cambridge Biomedical Campus – Laboratory relocations

The times of austerity have hit the country hard. Civil sector and government investment cutbacks have led to a slowdown in economic growth across all industries. But among the mire of disappointment, Cambridge has bucked the trend. Growth of the Cambridge Biomedical...

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Earth 2.0 Part 2 – Laboratory Removals

Rare Earth Hypothesis - Welcome to Part 2 of our popular blog, from Benchmark Services, Laboratory removals experts. It was way back in 2000 when Peter Ward and Donald E Brownlee released their book “Rare Earth : Why Complex Life Is Uncommon In The Universe”. They...

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Earth 2.0, Part 1 – Moving Lab Equipment

For so many years people have wondered about the presence of life on other planets. While you would be forgiven for thinking otherwise in the face of content from Hollywood and the Sci-Fi writing community, there has been precious little to go on here in the real...

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Companies that Move Scientific Equipment

If you’re moving your lab at some point in the future then you’ve probably already been scratching your head while pondering the colossal problems involved in relocating lab equipment. So if you are looking for companies that move scientific equipment, here is the...

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AMAZING SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES OF 2015 – PART 2

Benchmark Services - Companies that move scientific equipment. 11. A new way of initiating hair growth has been discovered… using pluripotent stem cells in order to create brand new cells have been successful in scientific labs. 12. Did the Big Bang really exist? A...

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Amazing Scientific Discoveries of 2015 – Part 1

1. Over $10m was raised by synthetic biology company Cambrian Genomics to use lasers in order to both create and edit DNA as well as enabling customers to create their own custom living creatures! 2. A recent study surrounding the calculations of gravitational...

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New Science Minister in Town – Lab Equipment Removals

Latest news from Benchmark Services - Lab equipment removals. Jo Johnson, Brother of the London Mayor Boris Johnson, has recently been appointed the title of new minister for universities and science! After the recent elections, Prime Minister David Cameron entrusted...

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Babraham Research Campus – Laboratory Relocations

With recent AIM-listed Abzena as the first tenant, there are now prosperous opportunities available for spin-outs and scale-ups all thanks to Imperial College London. Imperial have put great plans in place to build 50k square foot of vibrant new offices and labs at...

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Laboratory Relocation Creates New Cheshire Science Park

There are many laboratory relocation projects conducted around the U.K, however they are not quite on the same scale as this one. The first stage of the development process has been exposed by Manchester Science Partnerships, who discussed the 400-acre life science...

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New "Freezer Truck" Service is Launched

Benchmark Services have successfully launched a new service that enables freezers, fridges and incubators to be transported in a “powered up” state. Equipped with an on-board generator, "Freezer Truck" makes the relocation of temperature sensitve materials so simple....

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