Varian has released a high-capacity vacuum gauge rack controller that provides monitoring and control of multiple roughing, high vacuum and ultra-high vacuum gauges in a standard half-rack package. The XGS-600 replaces Varian’s MultiGauge and SenTorr controllers and requires from 50 to 75% less rack space.
The GLF100RW conductivity meter is suitable for conductivity measurements in pure and ultra-pure water, boiler water, checking of ion exchangers, distilled water, deionised water, demineralised water and desalinated water.
The Oasis HLB Disk is a solid-phase sample preparation product for the analysis of EPA Method 8270, endocrine disruptors, personal care products, pharmaceutical residues in surface water, and drinking water and other emerging contaminants.
Economical, fast point-of-care diagnoses are on the cusp of reality. However, before these disposable lab-on-a-chip systems become part of every doctors’ repertoire in Australia, radical changes will have to be woven into the Medicare system and pathologists are unlikely to relinquish their monopoly on performing these tests willingly. In this article, ICT Results looks at how close to reality the science of point of care is.