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Developing protein-based assays for early disease detection

Agilent Technologies Inc and Integrated Diagnostics have announced a strategic partnership



Detection and absolute quantification of metabolites

TSQ Quantum XLS extends the range of Thermo Scientific mass spectrometry solutions for metabolomics applications



Detection of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae

Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces medium for faster screening of CRE, including NDM-1



Capturing E coli for faster detection

Antibody-coated microscopic paramagnetic particles for the specific immunomagnetic separation of micro-organisms



Extended analyte coverage and lower detection limits

Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Enhanced iCAP 6200 Optical Emission Spectrometer



Sulphur detection in proteins

Analytical spectrometry research group has implemented the Thermo Scientific XSERIES 2 ICP-MS to perform reliable and interference-free sulphur detection in proteins



Detection and analysis of apoptosis

Detection of apoptotic cells, monitoring cell progression to apoptosis, developing drugs that regulate the apoptotic pathways



Optical emission spectrometer offers better detection

Integrated diagnostics facility continuously monitors, archives and displays the operational status



New math speed detection of drug-resistant malaria

Researchers developed techniques to quickly identify evolution of drug resistance in strains of malaria. Their goal is to enable the medical community to react quickly to inevitable resistance.



New, faster salmonella detection

Using technology available through a local company, an Iowa State University researcher is working on a faster method to detect and genetically identify salmonella from contaminated foods.



Early detection of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers have discovered that two drugs, the benzimidazole derivatives lanzoprazole and astemizole, may be suitable for use as PET radiotracers.



PCR solutions for rapid detection

Microbial contaminations are predominant problems in the process of food manufacturing. Biotecon Diagnostics offers a complete portfolio of innovative PCR systems for the rapid detection of contaminants.



Detection of pollution in rivers

The long-term effects of pesticides on living organisms in rivers and on water quality can now be assessed more easily.



How common virus eludes detection

Viruses have numerous tricks for dodging the immune system. A study details one of these stratagems, identifying a protein that enables cytomegalovirus to shut down an antiviral defence.



Advanced hygiene sepsis detection and management system

Researchers have developed and begun testing what they believe is the first real-time system for sepsis detection. In May, the system was deployed in the hospital's intensive care unit to test its effectiveness.



Smiths Detection launches IntelliMark

Intellimark is a product identification system that enables genuine brand authentication through microscopic markers embedded in products such as consumer merchandise, secure documents, food and apparel.



New system for detection of single atoms

Scientists have devised a new technique for real-time detection of freely moving individual neutral atoms that is more than 99.7% accurate and sensitive enough to discern the arrival of a single atom.



ATP hygiene detection testing adds precison and accuracy

ATP bioluminescence is a well established rapid method that gives instant results, and is used to measure cleanliness and hygiene. Martin Easter reports.



Fast, sensitive ricin detection

Scientists have developed a simple, accurate, and highly sensitive test to detect and quantify ricin, an extremely potent toxin with potential use as a bioterrorism agent.



Pathogen detection and control in fresh broccoli sprouts

The recent increased interest in consuming green vegetable sprouts has been tempered by the fact that fresh sprouts can in some cases be vehicles for food-borne illnesses.



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