The EasyTox 2.5 GC/MS platform is suitable for routine drugs of abuse analysis. Incorporating the ToxLab Forms 2.5 software, the platform has been designed to reduce costs, increase sample throughput and improve productivity in forensic and clinical laboratories performing analysis of urine for signs of drugs of abuse.
The Applied Analytics Eclipse Process 10 online analyser software has improved control over the detection system compared to previous versions, allowing for instantaneous user interface response. Simultaneous analysis and calibration methods (ACM) can also be configured with version 10.
BioTek Instruments has incorporated parallel line analysis into the Gen5 Data Analysis Software version 1.06. Parallelism analysis can be made with Gen5’s linear regression, 4- and 5-parameter logistic fits.
BioGrid will enable researchers to share and aggregate data on diseases. They will be able to extract the de-identified data they need to test hypotheses using their own analytical tools.
The Nexus Copy Number Professional version 3.0 software provides complete data integration, allowing thousands of arrays along with their clinical annotations from any array platform, such as Agilent, Affymetrix, Illumina, Roche Nimblegen and Empire Genomics, to be loaded and processed in a single project.
Natural-products chemists may be able to decrease the amount of time it takes for the development of certain types of medicinal drugs.
Thermo Electron has expanded its software for its Finnigan TSQ Quantum series of triple quadrupole mass spectrometers with LCQUAN 2.5 data acquisition system.
Inconsistencies among a growing number of genetic databases could lead to misdiagnoses of genetic disorders by health care providers, according to a study that appears in Cytogentic and Genome Research.
VSN International, developer of the GenStat statistical system, has launched a free version of its commercial software available to non-commercial users and not-for-profit organisations in developing world countries. GenStat for Windows Discovery Edition is available for immediate download from www.discovery.genstat.co.uk
QuadraMed has completed implementation of a newborn screening laboratory information application for use with the company's Affinity Laboratory system by Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London, UK.
Research published in the journal Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry is the description of a method that can detect a pattern of contamination on banknotes from drug-related crime that is different from the pattern seen in general circulation. The process is claimed to be significantly faster than other previous methods.
A library of VIs allows dataTaker DT50, 500, 600 and DT800 range data loggers to be configured and queried from LabVIEW, giving a data logger hardware alternative for acquisition tasks.