Analytical instrumentation

Major discovery or 'fake news'? Don't let cytometry assays fool you

06 June, 2019 by Dr Christian Oberdanner* | Supplied by: Tecan Australia

When running assays on a cell imaging system, microplate reader or flow cytometer, can you be sure you are getting the whole truth?


Lovibond XD7500 UV-Vis spectrophotometer

04 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Labtek

Lovibond's latest UV-VIS spectrophotometer, the XD7500, includes a premium optical system with reference beam, automated vial detection and over 150 pre-programmed methods.


ioLight digital field microscopes

30 May, 2019 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

ioLight's range of digital portable microscopes enables scientists to capture and share professional-quality images in the field instead of bringing samples back to the lab.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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