Lab equipment

Ethanol enables more efficient nanosensor manufacture

09 August, 2023

Nanosensor manufacture can be made more efficient and more versatile, by treating each sensor using a single drop of ethanol instead of heating materials to high temperatures.

Scientists witness metal healing itself

08 August, 2023

Scientists have witnessed pieces of metal crack and then fuse back together without any human intervention, overturning fundamental scientific theories in the process.

Artificial diamonds used to create anti-counterfeit labels

07 August, 2023

Researchers have created diamond-based anti-counterfeiting labels that are known in the industry as physically unclonable functions (PUFs).

Researchers develop self-healing, biodegradable plastic

02 August, 2023

Konstanz chemists have created a mineral plastic that is hard, non-flammable, self-healing and can be produced at room temperature in water. It is also biodegradable.

Eppendorf Centrifuge 5427 R microcentrifuge

01 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Eppendorf South Pacific Pty Ltd

Eppendorf has introduced the Centrifuge 5427 R — the first Eppendorf microcentrifuge with hydrocarbon cooling to contribute to a more sustainable laboratory environment.

Labnet BioPette Plus 4-pack pipette starter kit

01 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Pacific Laboratory Products

Lightweight and well balanced, the BioPette Plus pipettes fit comfortably in either the right or left hand and offer low plunger forces.

Malvern NanoSight Pro nanoparticle tracking with machine learning powers

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

The NanoSight Pro nanoparticle tracking analysis (NTA) system from Malvern Panalytical features advanced engineering and offers a sleek design with a compact footprint.


20 July, 2023 | Supplied by: ZEALWAY (XIAMEN) INSTRUMENT INC

The company's main products include vertical autoclaves (from 29 to 150 L), tabletop autoclaves (14, 18 and 23 L) and horizontal autoclaves (180, 280 and 350 L).

'Antifreeze' developed for biological material

11 July, 2023

A newly developed protein that works like an antifreeze agent could be used to freeze and defrost biological material without causing any damage.

PacificLab serological pipettes

01 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Pacific Laboratory Products

PLP serological pipettes are sterile, plastic and disposable. They can be used as a pipette aid for the aspiration and dispensation of liquids.

The physics behind gel formation

26 June, 2023

It was previously believed that the solid nature of gels emerges through glass formation.

Chip-based technology used to diagnose tuberculosis

26 June, 2023

Scientists have developed a cheap, rapid and portable diagnostic test to analyse sputum samples for Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) from suspected TB patients.

Trajan Neoteryx Mitra microsampling products

23 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Trajan Scientific Australia Pty Ltd

The Mitra is registered with the TGA as a Class I in vitro diagnostic (IVD) medical device and the Mitra Kit is registered as a Class II medical device for home use.

Novel crystal compound melts under UV light

16 June, 2023

While many materials melt when heated, Japanese researchers have discovered a novel material in which melting can be induced by ultraviolet light instead of being induced only by heat.

A simple process for producing 2D materials

07 June, 2023

Surface scientists have developed a simple method to produce large and very clean 2D samples from a range of materials using three different substrates.

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