Analytical instrumentation > Chemical analysis

Trace Elemental Instruments XPERT TOC/TNb analyser

20 June, 2019

The XPERT TOC/TNb analyser, from Trace Elemental Instruments, is a robust, all-in-one elemental combustion analyser that measures total organic carbon and total bound nitrogen concentrations simultaneously from a single injection.


Chemists synthesise 'impossible' alcohols

29 May, 2019

Chemists have discovered a novel mechanism in catalysis, allowing the synthesis of certain alcohols in a cheaper and more environmentally friendly way than ever before.


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.


Periodic table still influencing today's research

15 February, 2019

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the periodic table, and the principles that drove Dmitri Mendeleev to construct his table are still influencing today's research advances.


Malvern Mastersizer particle size analyser

01 November, 2018

The Malvern Mastersizer 3000 is designed to deliver precise wet and dry particle size measurements.


Drink up! Better detection developed for counterfeit liquors

18 April, 2018 by Lauren Davis

US scientists have set out to take down the counterfeit liquor industry by engineering a device that can easily identify tainted products.


Everyday chemicals linked to development disorders in children

04 April, 2018 by Lauren Davis

Exposure of pregnant women and children to common thyroid-hormone-disrupting toxins may be linked to the increased incidence of brain development disorders.


'Functional fluorescent materials' to improve disease treatment

30 January, 2018

The future of biomarkers is looking bright, with Flinders University researchers shining a light on new 'green' compounds for medical applications.


Print your own pharmaceuticals

24 January, 2018

Scottish researchers have created a pharmaceutical manufacturing method in which the two key ingredients are a digital code and a 3D printer.


Creating radioactive molecules with photocatalysts

14 November, 2017

Princeton University researchers have pioneered a revolutionary new way of creating radioactive molecules. Their work has the potential to bring new medicines to patients much faster than before.


Addressing the current needs of drug discovery using Microcalorimetry

10 October, 2017

Isothermal titration calorimetry (ITC) and Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) are two powerful microcalorimetry techniques that can provide valuable insight into a biomolecule's behaviour and stability in formulation.


Metrohm Process Analytics 202X process analyser series

28 September, 2017

Metrohm Process Analytics presents its latest range of online process analysers: the 2026 Titrolyzer and 2029 Process Photometer.


A concord of chemistry and crystallography

06 September, 2017

Researchers have released a theoretical approach to explain inconsistencies between crystallographic and chemical experimental data in the apparent transformation of a pyrochlore to defect fluorite in La2Zr2O7.


RACI 2017 — chemophobia and green chemistry

25 July, 2017

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.


Studying motor molecules, at the nanoscale

03 July, 2017

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.


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