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Kiwi crystallographers benefit from X-ray diffractometer

AXT has announced the sale of an XtaLAB Synergy-S single-crystal X-ray diffractometer to the University of Auckland, where it will serve a large research community.


A new theory on brain organisation

It has long been assumed that the structure of the human brain is organised by the parts of the body that each region controls, but new research indicates that there is...

Life Scientist 21 April, 2017

Wearable sweat sensor diagnoses cystic fibrosis

US researchers have developed a wristband-type sweat sensor that could transform diagnostics and drug evaluation for cystic fibrosis (CF), diabetes and other diseases.

Life Scientist 20 April, 2017

Geoscience research gets a 3D boost

Hawker Richardson recently installed a GE Nanotom M micro-CT scanner in the laboratory of Professor Ralf Haese and Dr Jay Black, where it will support their research into...


Microbubbles help identify malignant tumours

A research team led by Stanford University has developed tiny microbubbles that bind to malignant tumours, making them visible to ultrasound imaging.

Life Scientist 18 April, 2017

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Better in 3D: nanomachines observed in living cells

Better in 3D: nanomachines observed in living cells

Through a combination of genetic engineering, super-resolution microscopy and biocomputation, European researchers have been able to observe...

Article 03 March, 2017
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Improving efficiency and safety in Australian labs

Improving efficiency and safety in Australian labs

Russell Urquhart looks at how the European Standard EN 14470-1 compares to those governing storage cabinets in Australia and how Australian...

Article 11 November, 2016
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No scale, no problem: weighing tiny samples in fluid environments

No scale, no problem: weighing tiny samples in fluid environments

US scientists have turned a simple glass tube into a sensor to measure the mass, volume and density of microgram-sized biological samples in fluid.

Article 11 April, 2017
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