Analytical instrumentation

MRI scans found to improve prostate cancer diagnosis

06 September, 2023

Using MRI as a screening test alongside prostate specific antigen (PSA) density allows detection of cancers that would have been missed by the blood test alone.

RedShift Bio HaLCon Analyser for on-demand protein titre measurements

01 September, 2023 | Supplied by: ATA Scientific Pty Ltd

The HaLCon Analyser is an advanced, fit-for-purpose, liquid chromatography platform designed to provide protein titre results equivalent to traditional protein A, HPLC with a faster and easier platform method.

Plant-based drinking straws found to contain PFAS

31 August, 2023

Belgian researchers tested 39 brands of straws for poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and found they were most common in straws made from paper and bamboo.

Quantum computer slows chemical process by factor of 100bn

29 August, 2023

Scientists used a quantum computer to directly observe a process critical in chemical reactions by slowing it down by a factor of 100 billion times, in what is said to be a world first.

Novel catalysis scheme is sustainable, affordable and recordable

28 August, 2023

Researchers have developed a novel catalysis scheme that enables chemical reactions that were previously virtually impossible, without the need for rare or precious metals.

Tau PET imaging can predict cognitive decline

21 August, 2023

Scientists wanted to determine which imaging modality — amyloid PET, glucose metabolism PET or tau PET — would best predict future cognitive decline due to Alzheimer's disease.

Waters XBridge Premier GTx BEH SEC columns for gene therapy applications

08 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Waters Australia Pty Ltd

The Waters XBridge Premier GTx BEH SEC columns are designed to double the speed of measuring the potency and safety of adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors.

Oxygen didn't trigger multicellular organisms, study claims

03 August, 2023

Researchers have made the claim that an increase in oxygen did not catalyse the swift blossoming of Earth's first multicellular organisms, defying a 70-year-old assumption.

Thermo Scientific ARL X'TRA Companion X-ray Diffractometer

01 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The benchtop θ/θ Bragg-Brentano X-ray diffractometer has been designed to provide precision, safety and ease of use in a compact, low-maintenance design.

Michell Instruments CDP301 portable hydrocarbon and water dewpoint analyser

01 August, 2023 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

Michell Instruments' CDP301 is useful for quality control in natural gas processing and transmission, as a manual-visual dewpoint instrument that uses the chilled mirror technique for measurement of both hydrocarbon and water dewpoint.

Shrimp waste a promising catalyst for hydrogen generation

27 July, 2023

Flexible spheres of the biomolecule chitosan, made from shrimp waste, can be used for catalysts that generate hydrogen gas from borohydride salts.

Automated microscope system improves digital pathology

26 July, 2023

The automated microscope scanning and analysis system will help to provide patients with faster and more accurate pathology results.

Siemens Healthineers Atellica CI Analyzer compact testing system

21 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Siemens Healthcare Pty Ltd

The Atellica CI Analyzer for immunoassay and clinical chemistry testing has received FDA clearance and is now available in many of the world's major markets.

Teledyne Imaging Evolve 16 EMCCD camera with high sensitivity

17 July, 2023 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The Evolve 16 is a high-resolution, back-illuminated EMCCD camera from Teledyne Imaging providing the highest sensitivity in the Evolve range for low-light applications such as single molecule imaging, TIRF microscopy and more.

Asbestos analysis by transmission electron microscopy, SAED and EDX-S

13 July, 2023 by Laurent Fenouil | Supplied by: COHLABS-TEM

Due to the detrimental health effects of asbestos, precise and dependable analytical methods are required to identify and measure its presence.

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