Analytical instrumentation > Imaging systems

Cancer research turbocharged at the Australian Synchrotron

31 March, 2017

The ACRF Detector, a device akin to a turbocharged camera, will fast-track cancer research at the Australian Synchrotron by harnessing light a million times brighter than the sun.

Ultrasounds can decrease bone density, scientists find

30 March, 2017

Scientists have found that young rabbits exposed to ultrasound during foetal development had weaker thighbones than unexposed rabbits, raising questions about the use of prenatal ultrasounds in women worldwide.

3Brain BioCAM microelectrode array platform

30 March, 2017

3Brain's BioCAM platform is a high-resolution electrode array platform for in vitro electrophysiology on large neuronal networks and brain tissues.

Diagnostic Instruments SPOT RT CMOS imaging camera

13 March, 2017

The SPOT RT CMOS camera from Diagnostic Instruments uses Sony's Pregius CMOS sensor for high speed and sensitivity.

Microscope-in-a-needle licensed for commercialisation

15 February, 2017

A miniaturised optical imaging probe known as the microscope-in-a-needle, developed at The University of Western Australia, has been licensed to medical device company Miniprobes.

An eye test for Alzheimer's

17 January, 2017

Researchers at Macquarie University and Edith Cowan University will be some of the first in Australia to have access to a retinal-scanning camera that can identify beta-amyloids, known to be an indicator of Alzheimer's disease.

Fish in space: a study in gravitational biology

13 January, 2017

Researchers from Tokyo Tech sent tiny Japanese rice fish to the International Space Station (ISS), where they were exposed to microgravity.

GE Healthcare Life Sciences Amersham Typhoon biomolecular imagers

01 January, 2017

Four instruments in one, Amersham Typhoon biomolecular imagers offer versatile imaging and precise quantitation of fluorescent, colour-stained and radio-labelled biomolecules like proteins and nucleic acids.

Magnetic particle imaging comes Down Under

22 December, 2016

Scientific equipment supplier AXT has partnered with Magnetic Insight to make magnetic particle imaging (MPI) technology available to Australian researchers.

Photometrics Prime 95B 95% QE back-illuminated scientific CMOS camera

22 December, 2016

The Prime 95B Back Illuminated Scientific CMOS (sCMOS) camera by Photometrics features 95% quantum efficiency (QE), making it a suitable choice for low-light imaging techniques such as super-resolution microscopy (STORM, PALM), confocal imaging, single-molecule fluorescence and light sheet microscopy.

Nikon DS-Fi3 HD C-mount microscope camera

09 December, 2016

Nikon's DS-Fi3 is a high-definition colour microscope camera. Its high-speed data readout, good colour reproduction and high quantum efficiency are optimal for imaging in various applications, such as brightfield, DIC, phase contrast and fluorescence observation.

Scientifica HyperScope multiphoton imaging system

23 November, 2016

Scientifica's Hyperscope is a multiphoton imaging system that enables simultaneous two-photon microscopy and photoactivation in either in vitro or in vivo samples.

Mightex OASIS Implant deep brain imaging and stimulation system

16 November, 2016

The OASIS Implant system, by Mightex, is a micro-endoscopic system that is capable of doing deep-brain, simultaneous, all-optical recording and manipulation of neural circuit activity with cellular resolution for in vivo live animal experiments.

Eye-screening trial for diabetics

15 November, 2016

Eye-screening technology developed by CSIRO will allow diabetics to have their eyes tested by a GP, removing unnecessary referrals to a specialist.

A quantum MRI machine for biomolecular imaging

17 October, 2016

Melbourne researchers have developed a way to radically miniaturise a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine using atomic-scale quantum computer technology.

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