Analytical instrumentation

MRI contrast agent enables Alzheimer's screening

06 November, 2020

The contrast agent enables real-time visualisation and detection of the size and amount of amyloid beta in the brain — a main hallmark of Alzheimer's disease (AD).

Waters RADIAN ASAP System

05 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Waters Australia Pty Ltd

Waters has introduced the RADIAN ASAP System, a novel direct mass detector engineered for non-mass spectrometry (MS) experts to conduct fast analyses of solids and liquids with minimal sample prep.

Phylogenetic study furthers our understanding of phorid flies

03 November, 2020 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The Magnificent Mobile Microscope collection has helped researchers further scientific understanding of the Megaselia Rondani genus, which belongs to the phorid fly family.

PerkinElmer QSight LC/MS/MS system for complex samples

29 October, 2020 | Supplied by: PerkinElmer Pty Ltd

PerkinElmer's QSight LC/MS/MS system, with the QSight LX50 UHPLC, has been designed to provide the capability and confidence required to analyse the most challenging samples, all in a compact, easy-to-use design.

Water discovered on the sunlit surface of the Moon

28 October, 2020

NASA's SOFIA aircraft telescope has confirmed the presence of water on the sunlit surface of the Moon, indicating that water may be distributed across the lunar surface.

TOPTICA FemtoFiber ultra 920 laser system

23 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Lastek Pty Ltd

The FemtoFiber ultra series of compact laser systems, by TOPTICA, provide femtosecond pulses with high average power in the near-infrared range with good beam quality.

Biomarkers used to detect traumatic brain injury on the spot

21 October, 2020

Researchers are using chemical biomarkers released by the brain immediately after a head injury occurs to pinpoint when patients need urgent medical attention.

X-rays reveal reptilian nature of ancient mammals

19 October, 2020 by Lauren Davis

X-ray analysis of 200 million-year-old teeth belonging to some of Earth's earliest mammals suggests they functioned more like reptiles.

Virtual triage tech identifies skin cancer in high-risk patients

16 October, 2020

A new virtual triage service, designed by MoleMap, has identified skin cancer in 12% of high-risk patients examined.

Cytiva Fibro PrismA antibody purification technology

12 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Cytiva

Cytiva's Fibro PrismA antibody purification technology has been designed to support the industry's drive for increased speed and flexibility, in order to advance the development of novel therapeutics.

3D imaging of large RNA molecules is now possible

12 October, 2020

Scientists from the University of Maryland have developed a method to determine the structures of large RNA molecules at high resolution.

Scientifica SliceScope Pro 3000 electrophysiology system

05 October, 2020 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The SliceScope Pro 3000 electrophysiology system from Scientifica is a fixed microscope imaging system designed for in vitro electrophysiology and capable of accommodating advanced imaging, such as two-photon and confocal imaging.

Fast data acquisition with a high-speed spectrometer

05 October, 2020

US researchers have reported what is claimed to be the first dual-comb spectrometer with a pulse repetition rate of 10 GHz.

SCHOTT VisiLED UV Ring Light for stereo microscopes

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

SCHOTT's VisiLED UV Ring Light for stereo microscopes combines classic bright-field illumination with UV illumination.

Photoacoustic and fluorescence imaging methods combined

29 September, 2020

Researchers have demonstrated an endoscope that combines photoacoustic and fluorescence imaging in a device about the thickness of a human hair.

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