Research & Development
Pathology & AI
Virax introduces rapid test kit for RSV, influenza A/B, COVID-19
Virax Biolabs announced the distribution of a rapid antigen test kit capable of detecting when individuals have been infected with RSV, Influenza A/B, or COVID-19.
November 3, 2022
Agilent, Mettler Toledo collaborate on chromatography
The firms have introduced a new sample preparation workflow that improves results and provides a "digital experience for operating chromatographic instruments," Jacob Thaysen, president of Agilent's Life Sciences and Applied Markets Group, said in a statement.
August 31, 2022
Thermo Fisher promotes new mass spectrometry instrument
The instrument is called Orbitrap Ascend Tribrid, and it offers capability for multiplexed proteomics and native protein characterization, according to Thermo Fisher. It can analyze more samples at lower concentrations, and features an ion source for calibration the company calls Auto-Ready.
August 28, 2022
Bruker launches new nano-LC chromatography platform
The platform includes MetaboScape and TASQ 2023 software to support fluxomics, as well as the PaSER database search platform's tools for research in protein-protein interactions and metaproteomics applications, the company said.
August 28, 2022
Imspex lands CE Mark for COVID-19 breath test
A breath analyzer based on a combination of gas chromatography and ion mobility spectrometry technologies, BreathSpec is designed for use in a point-of-care setting by clinicians and nontechnical users in diagnosing respiratory tract infections, with specific utility for COVID-19, according to the Wales-based vendor.
August 8, 2022
Agilent Technologies acquires Polymer Standards Service
The acquisition broadens Agilent's product portfolio and customer offerings, particularly in the chemical and biopharmaceutical industries for the analysis of natural and synthetic polymers such as nucleic acids, proteins, monoclonal antibodies, polysaccharides, and synthetic plastic.
August 3, 2022
Thermo Scientific introduces SureStart consumables
The company said the new line is designed for "higher performance requirements, while meeting customer budgets." Additionally, the SureStart product line is compatible with all add-on and chromatography autosamplers, allowing analysts to use the new portfolio regardless of the instrument vendor, the company said.
February 21, 2022
Agilent acquires Virtual Control's lab AI technology
Specifically, ACIES will be used with liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS) and gas chromatography and MS (GS/MS) instruments. It automates the labor-intensive task of GS/MS data analysis, improving efficiency in the laboratory workflow from sampling to reporting, Agilent said.
February 16, 2022
Inflammatix lands $12.1M in new BARDA deal
The company's third tranche of funding from BARDA is part of a contract worth up to $72 million if all options are exercised. Inflammatix said it would use the funds for ongoing development and clinical studies of its ViraBac EZ acute infection test, which determines whether a suspected infection is bacterial or viral based on gene expression patterns in the immune system.
November 18, 2021
Diabetes testing market poised for growth
However, technological advances and increased knowledge of diabetes have led to two new areas driving the diabetes testing market: continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) testing.
November 1, 2021
Thermo Fisher highlights new spectrometry, chromatography
The company is showcasing its Orbitrap Exploris MX mass detector; its MAM 2.0 workflow; its Proteome Discoverer 3.0 software; its Compound Discoverer 3.3 software; its BioPharma Finder 5.0 software; and its LipidSearch 5.0 software, the company said.
October 31, 2021
Scientists develop new rapid, onsite THC assay
The THC assay -- dubbed express probe for onsite cannabis inhalation (EPOCH) -- can detect the compound with high sensitivity and provide results within five minutes, according to the research group, led by Hojeong Yu, PhD, of Harvard Medical School.
October 28, 2021
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