Analytical instrumentation

Scientists reveal the structure of benzene

06 March, 2020

Ever since the 1930s, debate has raged inside chemistry circles concerning the fundamental structure of the organic chemical compound benzene.


Brain imaging predicts benefit of liquid biopsy in glioblastoma

05 March, 2020

Brain imaging may be able to predict when a liquid biopsy would or would not produce clinically actionable information for glioblastoma patients.


Thermo Scientific Vanquish Core HPLC System

04 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Pharmaceutical, food and industrial laboratories can optimise their routine testing and quality control (QC) workflows with the Thermo Scientific Vanquish Core HPLC System, designed to deliver instrument uptime and precision for any operator regardless of experience.


Photometrics Kinetix ultrafast 10 MP, 400 fps sCMOS camera

01 March, 2020 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The Photometrics Kinetix back-illuminated sCMOS camera combines 95% quantum efficiency with a low 1.2 e- read noise to deliver a sensitive sCMOS camera at over 400 fps.


Lovibond MD 610 multiparameter water testing photometer

01 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Labtek

The MD 610 is a modern, mobile photometer for rapid water testing. Measuring over 120 pre-programmed parameters in one photometer, with a range of reagents available in powder packs, tablets or liquid form, the product should suit the majority of applications in the water testing industry.


Sartorius BioPAT Spectro Raman spectroscopy tool

27 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Sartorius Australia Pty Ltd

Sartorius has introduced BioPAT Spectro, a Quality by Design (QbD) tool for use with ambr automated micro and mini bioreactor systems and BIOSTAT STR single-use production bioreactors.


Mapping the tumour landscape in breast cancer

25 February, 2020

Scientists have created what they claim is one of the most detailed maps of breast cancer ever achieved, revealing how genetic changes shape the physical tumour landscape.


Michell Instruments XTP501 Oxygen Analyser

17 February, 2020 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

Michell Instruments has launched a lightweight oxygen analyser to provide control of oxygen from 500 ppm O2 to oxygen purity in safe-area applications.


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.


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