Analytical instrumentation

RACI 2017 — chemophobia and green chemistry

25 July, 2017 by

It's a sad era for chemistry when you can buy chemical-free water, in a chemical-free plastic bottle, to wash down your chemical-free pills from your chemical-free pharmacist, says Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel.

PCO pco.Panda 4.2 MP sCMOS camera

17 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The pco.Panda camera, with its customised 16-bit sCMOS sensor, measures only 65 x 65 x 65 mm3. The 4.2 MP camera provides high quantum efficiency up to 80%, low readout noise of <2 e and high resolution of 2048 x 2048 pixels with a pixel size of 6.5 μm.

Lambert Instruments TRiCAM intensified camera with ultrashort gating

14 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The TRiCAM, from Lambert Instruments, is a compact intensified camera designed for scientific and industrial applications that require low-light imaging.

Illumina announces FDA-approved NGS cancer companion test kit

07 July, 2017 by

Illumina has announced its Extended RAS Panel, an FDA-approved next-generation sequencing (NGS) kit.

Lightweight X-ray machine approved by FDA

07 July, 2017 by

Adelaide-based start-up Micro-X has announced that its DRX Revolution Nano, a lightweight X-ray machine for mobile radiography, has received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval.

Studying motor molecules, at the nanoscale

03 July, 2017 by

University of Queensland physicists are applying quantum physics to single molecule sensing for the first time, creating the possibility of detecting cancer at its earliest stages.

ASI Light Sheet Microscope

01 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The Dual Inverted Selective Plane Illumination Microscopy (diSPIM) system utilises two water emersion objectives mounted at 45° angles above the sample on an inverted microscope. A third objective can also be used to view the sample from below.

SPOT Imaging RT sCMOS high-speed camera with Sony Pregius CMOS sensor

30 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

SPOT Imaging has released the RT sCMOS cooled camera with Sony's Pregius technology to address the high imaging demands of life-science professionals.

Gold standard in mineral analysis

14 June, 2017 by

SA analytical instrumentation provider Chrysos is developing a gold analysis process that is said to be up to three times more accurate than conventional methods.

Sartorius Stedim Biotech BIOSTAT STR bioreactors and Flexsafe STR single-use bags

08 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: Sartorius Australia Pty Ltd

Sartorius Stedim Biotech has launched its next-generation BIOSTAT STR, a fully scalable, single-use bioreactor family based on a conventional stirred-tank design.

Rigaku MiniFlex benchtop XRD system

07 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: AXT Pty Ltd

Rigaku Corporation has announced the sixth-generation Rigaku MiniFlex benchtop X-ray diffraction (XRD) instrument.

$6 million for breast cancer imaging tool

05 June, 2017 by

OncoRes Medical, established to develop an imaging tool to improve the outcome of breast cancer surgery, will receive up to $6 million of venture capital investment from the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund (MRCF).

Nanolive 3DCX-fluo and 3DCX-discovery microscopes for live cell imaging

01 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: AXT Pty Ltd

Nanolive, the creator of the holographic tomographic 3D Cell Explorer (3DCX), has expanded its family of microscopes to include two more systems.

Rescan Confocal Microscope

01 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The Rescan Confocal Microscope from SANE Asia includes two scanning-mirror sets: the scanner and the re-scanner. While the scanner scans the specimen, the re-scanner writes the emission signal on the camera chip.

Imaging chemical elements in bird feathers

30 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: ANSTO

ANSTO researchers have been using X-ray imaging on the feathers of long-distance migratory seabirds. The results of their study could lead to important new insights into the evolution and health of birds.

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