Automated microscopy enables the acquisition of high-resolution images at rates of one image per second and total numbers in the millions. These high rates pose a new challenge in cell biology: how to analyse the vast amounts of resulting data in a reasonable time frame?
Cerno Bioscience and Agilent Technologies have announced that they will jointly market Cerno’s MassWorks calibration software to Agilent gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer (GC/MSD) ChemStation users.
DKSH has announced a distribution agreement with DNR Imaging, producer of UV imaging and camera systems for interpretation of diagnostic electrophoresis gels used in research and clinical diagnosis, complementing the electrophoresis instrumentation and consumables.
PTM Finder software uses data mining to investigate post-translational modification in complex protein samples, including data for hypothetical, novel modifications. The software is designed to integrate with the Axima range of Maldi mass spectrometers.
Beckman Coulter’s Chemistry and Automation product chemistry and automation manuals, instructions, data sheets and informational documents are available online at techdocs.beckmancoulter.com.
ChromSword has released the Automated Method Development interface for its ChromSwordAuto product and the Dionex Chromeleon CDS software, allowing the Dionex UltiMate 3000 liquid chromatograph to interface with method development tools from ChromSword.
Through its Super Science initiative, the federal government is recognising the importance of information technology as an innovation driver.
Mobile phones are on the verge of becoming powerful tools to collect data on many issues, ranging from global health to the environment.
An automated imaging and colony counting software system created at the National Institute of Standards and Technology is improving the efficiency of a pneumonia vaccine testing method.
Image-Pro Plus version 7.0 is the ultimate image analysis software package for fluorescence imaging, quality assurance, materials imaging and various other scientific, medical and industrial applications.
Imaris is Biplane’s core imaging software module for image analysis, visualisation, segmentation and interpretation of 3D and 4D microscopy data sets. Combining speed, precision and ease-of-use, Imaris provides a complete image analysis system with features for image processing when working with three- and four-dimensional, multi-channel images of any size, from a few megabytes to multiple gigabytes in size.
SeedCount Australasia and Weiss Enterprises have licensed their SeedCount and CornCount Image Analysis systems to Stadvis. The license transfers the worldwide rights for manufacturing, sales and marketing for SeedCount and CornCount to Stadvis Pty Ltd, a manufacturer of NIR analysers for the grains and food industries.
A team from the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI), Tel Aviv University and University of California, Berkeley have developed a mathematical formula to determine which SNPs can be publicly accessed without compromising information about the participation of any individual in the study.
A team of researchers from the University of Leicester has investigated two methods that both proved effective in identifying and eliminating publication bias from medical research.