Analytical instrumentation

Whole-body MRI may detect spread of cancers more quickly

21 May, 2019

Whole-body MRI could reduce the time it takes to diagnose the stage of colorectal and non-small cell lung cancer in new patients, according to two prospective trials with nearly 500 patients.


Ultrathin membranes could separate chemical mixtures

17 May, 2019

Researchers have tailored the structure of graphene-oxide layers to mimic the hourglass shape of biological channels, creating ultrathin membranes to rapidly separate chemical mixtures.


Imaging immune cells in the brain

16 May, 2019

Researchers in South Korea and Singapore have developed a chemical probe that enables live imaging of a type of immune cells in the brain, known as microglia, in a live animal brain.


Shimadzu Nexera UHPLC series

01 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (Oceania) Pty Ltd

Shimadzu Corporation announces the Nexera Ultra High-Performance Liquid Chromatograph series, incorporating artificial intelligence as analytical intelligence, allowing systems to detect and resolve issues automatically.


Phasefocus Livecyte quantitative, label-free live cell imaging

01 May, 2019 | Supplied by: ATA Scientific Pty Ltd

Livecyte uses a modality called ptychography, which enables quantitative label-free live cell analysis of single and multiple cell types in heterogeneous cell populations.


New microscopy technique assists with stem cell screening

18 April, 2019

Japanese researchers have found a new way to identify stem cells with the greatest potential for medical use. Their secret weapon? A new microscopy technique.


This is what a black hole looks like

11 April, 2019

Astronomers have unveiled the first direct visual evidence of a supermassive black hole and its shadow.


The challenge of studying climate change

10 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Air Liquide Australia Limited

Understanding the long-term changes in the atmospheric composition, as well as the origin of pollutants, is critical to anticipate and mitigate changes in the Earth's climate.


Emerson Rosemount CT4400 Continuous Gas Analyzer

03 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Emerson's Rosemount CT4400 Continuous Gas Analyzer is a purpose-built quantum cascade laser (QCL) and tunable diode laser (TDL) analyser designed to help plants report emissions correctly in environmental monitoring applications.


Andor Technology ultrasensitive Sona back-illuminated camera

01 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Coherent Scientific Pty Ltd

Andor Technology has released the ultrasensitive Sona back-illuminated camera for fluorescence microscopy. Featuring 95% quantum efficiency and vacuum cooling down to -45°C, Sona provides good sCMOS sensitivity.


Advancing cell biology with quantitative phase imaging

01 April, 2019 | Supplied by: AXT Pty Ltd

The quest to find high-resolution intracellular imaging techniques that do not require any expression of artificial genes has led to the upsurge in development of unlabelled techniques. One such field is that of quantitative phase imaging.


Thermo Scientific Dioxin Analyzer

28 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a workflow to address the complexity faced by scientists testing food and animal feeds for low levels of dioxins and 'dioxin-like' polychlorinated biphenyls (dl-PCBs).


Thermo Scientific TriPlus 500 Gas Chromatography Headspace Autosampler

28 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Thermo Scientific TriPlus 500 Gas Chromatography Headspace Autosampler is a static headspace sampling system that is expected to provide high productivity and fast analysis for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) across all sample types.


Spectrometer enhances surface science capabilities

27 March, 2019 | Supplied by: AXT Pty Ltd

The University of Sydney recently expanded its surface science capabilities with the installation of a Thermo Scientific K-Alpha+ X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometer (XPS).


Imaging joint cartilage at a molecular level

25 March, 2019

Australian scientists have reported an advanced imaging technique that allows the condition of joint cartilage to be examined — right down to a molecular level.


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