Computing hardware/software

A free alternative to Matlab, Maple, Mathematica and Magma

13 December, 2007

An open-source tool that allows physicists and mathematicians to solve complex equations, without spending hundreds of thousands on expensive software, has won first prize in the scientific software division of Les Trophées du Libre, an international competition for free software.


Documentation camera

06 December, 2007 | Supplied by: Pathtech Pty Ltd

The Spot Insight Camera is a scientific documentation camera which is available with either 2 or 4 megapixel versions.


Computer grid advocate celebrates a year of networking

21 November, 2007

International Science Grid This Week (iSGTW) celebrated its one-year anniversary this November.


High resolution chart recorders

07 November, 2007 | Supplied by: CrispTech Pty Ltd

The VR series range of paperless chart recorders features two models. The VR6 offers up to six analog inputs and the VR18 handles up to 18. The recorders offer high VGA screen resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. The colour LCD screen is also large and highly readable, giving a 6.4" display.


IDENTILAB laboratory labelling software

06 July, 2007 | Supplied by: Brady Australia Pty Ltd

Brady's IDENTILAB Laboratory Labelling Software lets you create legible, professional labels for your lab samples in minutes. Created for lab users, IdentiLab label software features a lab-friendly interface and hundreds of parts and graphics categorised by common lab applications, making creating legible, durable and accurate labels quick and easy.


Exciting times in the era of the electronic medical record

17 November, 2006

The mission and goals of hospital laboratories are changing rapidly with greater emphasis on activities such as point-of-care testing and outreach testing, working in tandem with other automated systems in the hospital.


Australian wins highest international honour in mathematics

28 August, 2006

The Fields Medal, considered to be the Nobel Prize of Mathematics, was awarded to Professor Terence Tao. This is the first time an Australian has won this award.


Will your LIMS survive a meteor?

09 August, 2006 by David Leitham, Director, Product Dev - Informatics, Thermo Electron Corp | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Sure it is important to meet your current needs, but what should you look for from a vendor to ensure your evolving business needs will continue to be met?


Gel documentation and analysis system

07 July, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.perkinelmer.com

From basic fluorescence to powerful chemiluminescence gel imaging applications and 2D gel imaging and analysis, PerkinElmer builds on its reputation for state-of-the-art instrumentation, reagents, software and laboratory support services to bring you a high-performance family of bio-imaging systems.


Focusing on the tiniest things

20 June, 2006

Researchers at Cornell University have developed a technique to get closer look at individual atoms within crystal molecules.


Bioanalysis software

08 March, 2006 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Electron has expanded its software for its Finnigan TSQ Quantum series of triple quadrupole mass spectrometers with LCQUAN 2.5 data acquisition system.


Vibration and acoustics analysis

08 March, 2006 | Supplied by: Kingdom Pty Ltd

The Ace-Quattro vibration and acoustics analyser from Data Physics is portable and is claimed to provide 40 times faster data and signal transfers as well as provide nanometer displacement measurements.


Differences in genetic database information could lead to misdiagnosis

14 February, 2006

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.


A new 'phase' for biological imaging

30 December, 2005

Researchers have demonstrated a practical x-ray device that provides 2- and 3-dimensional images of soft biological tissue with details that are ordinarily hard to discern with conventional x-ray imaging.


Particle image analyser

08 December, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.atasci.com.au/

The Morphologi G2 high sensitivity particle image analyser uses digital image analysis and automated microscopy to measure both particle size and particle shape.


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