Analytical instrumentation

Fingerprint test can tell if you've taken or handled cocaine

12 February, 2020

A molecule produced in the body when cocaine is ingested, benzoylecgonine, is essential in distinguishing those who have consumed the drug from those who have handled it.


Andor Technology Sona 4.2B-6 back-illuminated sCMOS camera

01 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Coherent Scientific Pty Ltd

Andor Technology has announced the launch of Sona 4.2B-6 — the latest model in the ultrasensitive back-illuminated Sona microscopy camera series. The product provides a balanced combination of sensitivity, speed and resolution, making it suited to the needs of challenging microscopy applications.


Jasco high-performance circular dichroism (CD) spectrophotometers

01 February, 2020 | Supplied by: ATA Scientific Pty Ltd

The J-1500 CD spectrometer allows measurements with high signal-to-noise (S/N) ratio in the vacuum-UV region down to 163 nm.


Why on-site gas generation?

20 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Peak Scientific Instruments Pty Ltd

Dr Nicole R Pendini reveals how on-site gas generation can help laboratories stay green, increase ROI and decrease OHS concerns.


3D microscopy reveals new phenomena in living cells

17 January, 2020

Combining image analysis with a 3D microscopy technique allows researchers to quantify new or little-understood cell biology phenomena, according to Swiss scientists.


Anton Paar Multiwave 5000 microwave system

16 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Anton Paar Australia Pty Ltd

Anton Paar's Multiwave 5000 is a versatile microwave platform system for efficient, convenient and safe microwave-assisted analytical and synthetic chemistry.


Label-free metabolic imaging method developed

10 January, 2020

Researchers have developed a technique that provides real-time images of biomolecules in living cells — without the need for labels or contrast agents.


Photon etc. IR VIVO preclinical small animal imaging system

09 December, 2019 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The IR VIVO system from Photon etc. is a turnkey hyperspectral preclinical imager optimised for imaging in the second biological window of the near-infrared (NIR-II)/short-wave infrared (SWIR) range from 900–1620 nm.


Quantitative phase imaging with a standard microscope

29 November, 2019

Researchers have shown how a standard microscope can be adapted to provide even more information, thanks to the use of an innovative optical component and a reconstruction algorithm.


Molecular Devices ImageXpress Micro Confocal High-Content Imaging Systems

21 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Bio-Strategy Pty Ltd

The ImageXpress Micro Confocal High-Content Imaging System, from Molecular Devices, is a scalable, high-performance, high-content screening solution that is designed to allow users to capture more data at greater depths for 3D and thick tissue samples.


Improved analysis of reaction kinetics

20 November, 2019

A simple benchtop device for measuring the kinetics of gas-producing reactions provides accurate reaction profiles with over 3000 measurements.


Brain scans may highlight suicide risk

18 November, 2019

US researchers have identified brain circuitry differences that might be associated with suicidal behaviour in individuals with mood disorders.


Metrohm 2060 Process Analyzer

13 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Metrohm Australia & New Zealand

The 2060 Process Analyzer, from Metrohm Process Analytics, enables customised online monitoring of industrial processes with multiple parameters and streams.


Portable brain scanner used to identify stroke

12 November, 2019

The ability to perform a brain scan on stroke patients at almost any location could soon become a reality, thanks to the development of portable brain scanner technology.


Thermo Scientific Anionic Pesticides Explorer

05 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Thermo Scientific Anionic Pesticides Explorer is a high-throughput, sample-to-result, IC-MS/MS-based analytical workflow for the multi-residue detection, identification and quantification of anionic pesticides at low concentrations in complex food matrices.


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