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2012-09-06 02:30:50

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) today signed an OEM agreement with AB SCIEX, a leading company for high end mass spectrometry instruments, to globally distribute its mass spectrometry based tagging chemistries called SCIEX iChemistry(TM) Solutions for applications in basic research and applied markets. The agreement strengthens the existing Sigma-Aldrich portfolio of reagents for mass spectrometry-based protein research, providing...

New Device Can Weigh Molecules One At A Time
2012-08-27 09:40:58

Caltech-led physicists create first-ever mechanical device that measures the mass of a single molecule A team led by scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have made the first-ever mechanical device that can measure the mass of individual molecules one at a time. This new technology, the researchers say, will eventually help doctors diagnose diseases, enable biologists to study viruses and probe the molecular machinery of cells, and even allow scientists to...

Fingerprint Technology May Have Medical Applications
2012-08-21 13:23:33

Video: CSI Technology DESI Animation Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While most television shows create fictional scientific advancements, one cool technology seen on CSI and CSI: Miami could have other practical real world applications. A scientist reported at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, in which redOrbit is attending, that instant fingerprint analysis has the potential to help during brain surgery and...

2012-08-15 01:21:20

Pioneering mass spectrometry methods developed at the U.S. Department of Energy´s (DOE´s) Ames Laboratory are helping plant biologists get their first glimpses of never-before-seen plant tissue structures. The new method opens up new realms of study, ones that might have long-ranging implications for biofuels research and crop genetics. “The data we´re seeing are unprecedented,” said Basil Nikolau, the Ames Laboratory faculty scientist heading up the project,...

2012-08-07 02:23:47

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Gatos Research (LGR), the world leader in high precision analyzers for trace gas and isotope-ratio measurements, today announced that it has formally validated the capability of the company's Liquid Water Isotope Analyzers to simultaneously measure multiple isotopic ratios in wine without pretreatment or purification. This analytical capability will allow authentication and identification of counterfeit or diluted wines and may be...

2012-08-02 06:24:24

MILFORD, Mass. and NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, England, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Waters Corporation (WAT:NYSE) and Nonlinear Dynamics Ltd. have entered into an agreement to co-develop a new analytical solution that derives information from complex data sets generated by large-scale proteomics and metabolomics experiments. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110707/NE31586LOGO ) Waters and Nonlinear Dynamics collaborated on the development of the Waters Omics Research Platform with...

2012-07-31 06:22:06

UPLAND, Calif., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Instrument Technologies, Inc. (AIT), a leading manufacturer of FTIR and FT-NIR spectrometers for process development and real-time on-line analysis has announced the introduction of its new SpectraQ Analytical Software package. SpectraQ enables the effective use of AIT's Analect(TM) FTIR and FT-NIR instruments and sampling accessories for routine laboratory analysis and instrument validation. SpectraQ is a software...

2012-07-31 02:26:42

ALBANY, New York, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Spectrometry Market (Atomic, Molecular and Mass Spectrometry) - Global Scenario, Trends, Industry Analysis, Size, Share & Forecast 2011 - 2017 [http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/spectrometry-market.html ]", global spectrometry market was worth USD 10.2 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 15.2...

2012-06-27 02:26:43

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Gatos Research (LGR), the leader in precision trace gas analyzers, has formally documented and independently validated a software analysis package that enables the company's water isotope analyzers to simultaneously measure multiple isotopic ratios directly from contaminated samples with high accuracy and without sample treatment or purification. LGR's Spectral Contamination Identifier (SCI) software, which LGR makes available at no...

2012-06-18 06:30:06

MANCHESTER, England, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Waters(®) Corporation (NYSE: WAT) held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Mass Spectrometry Headquarters planned for completion in 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110707/NE31586LOGO) The Right Honourable George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, joined Waters for the event and put the ceremonial spade in the ground. A Copper Beech tree was planted onsite to mark the occasion. George...