Analytical instrumentation

Chemical reactions monitored in metal containers

31 July, 2020

Scientists have developed a new method of observing chemical reactions, using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy with an unusual twist: there is no magnetic field.

Restek Raptor Polar X columns

27 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Leco Australia Pty Ltd

Raptor Polar X columns from Restek are designed to retain and efficiently separate a broad range of polar analytes using a stationary phase that balances two retention mechanisms: HILIC and ion exchange.

Chemical analysis from a smartphone

21 July, 2020

Researchers have designed and validated a low-cost 3D-printed device that, when connected to a smartphone, makes it possible to conduct chemical analyses.

Selective catalyst for propane dehydrogenation developed

14 July, 2020

Scientists have developed an ultrastable, selective catalyst to dehydrogenate propane without deactivation, even at temperatures of more than 600°C.

Fibre laser microscope for analysing molecules in cells

10 July, 2020

A new microscope is said to generate far less noise than customary designs, and its compactness and stability make it suitable for use in hospital operating rooms.

X-ray laser to enable nanometre measurements

09 July, 2020

By reducing the beam diameter of an X-ray free-electron laser to 6 nm, researchers bring the utility of these lasers for imaging structures closer to the atomic level.

Azure Biosystems biomolecular imagers

06 July, 2020 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

Azure Biosystems imagers cover the full spectrum of capabilities for documentation and quantitative analysis of gels, Western blots, slides, tissue samples, small animal models, plants and more.

Enzyme extraction enables biodiesel production

03 July, 2020

Researchers have developed a novel method for extracting enzymes from bacteria, opening up a new avenue for the enzymatic production of biodiesel.

Phasefocus Livecyte live cell imaging system

01 July, 2020 | Supplied by: ATA Scientific Pty Ltd

Livecyte enables continuous non-invasive imaging and analysis to provide insights into cell populations that could be missed using other microscope systems.

Non-toxic fluorescent dye detects harmful bacteria

25 June, 2020

Scientists have prepared a new generation of aggregation-induced emission dye (AIE) luminogens using graphene oxide (GO).

Waters Arc HPLC System

25 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Waters Australia Pty Ltd

The Waters Arc HPLC System is a high-performance liquid chromatograph (HPLC) for routine testing in the pharmaceutical, food, academic and materials markets.

Catalyst enables efficient hydrogenation of nitriles

23 June, 2020

A nano-cobalt phosphide catalyst for the hydrogenation of nitriles combines efficiency, cost-effectiveness, ease of handling and re-usability.

MRI enables early detection of Alzheimer's in mouse brains

22 June, 2020

A new non-invasive molecular imaging approach may help in identifying Alzheimer's disease at early stages so that treatment can begin as soon as possible.

Thermo Scientific Krios Rx cryo-transmission electron microscope

19 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Thermo Scientific Krios Rx is a high-end cryo-transmission electron microscope (cryo-TEM) designed specifically for ease of use and enhanced automation.

FAQs about hydrogen gas generation

09 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Peak Scientific Instruments Pty Ltd

Dr Nicole R Pendini provides answers to several frequently asked questions regarding the safe use of hydrogen generators in the workplace.

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