Analytical instrumentation

Drug-filled nanobubbles triggered by X-rays

17 July, 2018 by

The tiny bubbles, known as liposomes, are commonly used in pharmacology to encapsulate drugs, making them more effective in the treatment of disease.


Super-resolution microscopy comes to Westmead

16 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: AXT Pty Ltd

The recent installation of a single-molecule microscope at the Westmead Research Hub will provide researchers with much-needed super-resolution imaging capabilities.


Nanotech sensor turns 'molecular fingerprints' into barcodes

03 July, 2018 by

Researchers have developed a new system that can detect and analyse molecules with very high precision and without needing bulky equipment.


Phenom ProX 5th generation desktop SEM

01 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: ATA Scientific Pty Ltd

The 5th generation ProX SEM is the latest addition to the Phenom series and offers fast, high-resolution imaging (up to 150,000x magnification) and fast sample loading (<30 s) with ease of use.


TissueGnostics TissueFAXS PLUS upright fluorescence and brightfield microscope system

29 June, 2018 by | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

TissueFAXS PLUS from TissueGnostics is an upright fluorescence and brightfield microscope system for the scanning and analysis of slides, cytospins, smears and tissue microarrays.


Cryo-EM provides key to new malaria vaccine

28 June, 2018 by

Melbourne scientists have taken a significant step towards developing a new vaccine for malaria with the help of cryo-EM (cryo-electron microscopy) technology.


New tissue-imaging tech could enable real-time diagnostics

22 June, 2018 by Liz Ahlberg Touchstone

A new microscope system can image living tissue in real time and in molecular detail, without any chemicals or dyes.


Acquifer imaging machine for high-content screening

14 June, 2018 by | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The Acquifer imaging machine is a fully automated microscopy system for small model organisms and cell-based screening applications.


Nüvü Camēras EM N2 1024 back-illuminated EMCCD camera

12 June, 2018 by | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The EM N2 1024 back-illuminated EMCCD camera by Nüvü Camēras is a fully customisable EMCCD camera for optimal performance and offers a high signal-to-noise ratio for photon counting in low-light imaging applications.


Super-multiplexed fluorescence microscopy

08 June, 2018 by

A new bleaching-assisted multichannel microscopy (BAMM) technique improves the quality and quantity of information captured in fluorescence microscopy.


Monash scientists get US patent for malaria diagnostic technique

08 June, 2018 by

A research collaboration headed by a Monash chemist has received a US patent for a diagnostic technique that could deliver a more accurate test for malaria.


Monash researchers built own microscope to decipher superbugs

06 June, 2018 by

A hand-made super-microscope has enabled Monash researchers to decipher how bacteria are able to build a wall against the immune system.


Sydney to host 19th International Microscopy Congress

05 June, 2018 by

Sydney will host a large and diverse gathering of microscopy and microanalysis professionals at the 19th International Microscopy Congress (IMC19) to be held from 9–14 September 2018 at the International Convention Centre (ICC).


Photometrics Prime BSI high-resolution scientific CMOS camera with 95% QE

01 June, 2018 by | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The 4 MP Prime BSI Scientific CMOS (sCMOS) camera from Photometrics offers 95% quantum efficiency (QE), making it suitable for low-light imaging techniques such as TIRF, radiometric imaging, cell motility and light sheet microscopy.


Nikon Eclipse Ts2R Intermediate Inverted Research Microscope

01 June, 2018 by | Supplied by: Coherent Scientific Pty Ltd

The Eclipse Ts2R is an intermediate inverted research microscope from Nikon that provides a wide variety of observation methods and many enhanced functionalities.


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