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Made In Space: Zero-Gravity 3D Printing

Made In Space: Zero-Gravity 3D Printing

Made in Space aims to advance our future in space by building manufacturing technology for use in the zero gravity conditions of space. [More]
Using PeakForce Tapping Mode Atomic Force Microscopy to Image the DNA Double Helix

Using PeakForce Tapping Mode Atomic Force Microscopy to Image the DNA Double Helix

The first biological molecule observed using atomic force microscopy (AFM) was DNA. For the study DNA structure, dynamics, topology and interaction with proteins, the primary technique for imaging continues to be AFM. [More]
How Quality by Design (Qbd) Can Inform Analytical Instrumentation Design and Manufacture

How Quality by Design (Qbd) Can Inform Analytical Instrumentation Design and Manufacture

In the past 10 years, the pharmaceutical industry has been moving towards a design space approach to development and manufacture – an approach that has been defined by ICHQ8, Q9 and Q10, and the concept of Quality by Design (QbD). [More]
Insights into the Composition of Protein Mixtures Using Multi-Detection Size Exclusion Chromatography (SEC)

Insights into the Composition of Protein Mixtures Using Multi-Detection Size Exclusion Chromatography (SEC)

Multi-detection size exclusion chromatography (SEC) is a combination of column chromatography and light scattering, ultra violet (UV), viscometer and refractive index (RI) detectors, making it a robust analytical tool. [More]
Implementing kinITC within AFFINImeter

Implementing kinITC within AFFINImeter

Isothermal titration calorimetry, or ITC, is generally considered to be unsuitable for extracting kinetic information. However, ITC experiments measure heat power (in µJ s-1 or µcal s-1) as the raw signal, showing that they are based upon kinetics. [More]
Thin 100% Recycled PET Sheets as an Alternative to Existing XPE and XPP Products

Thin 100% Recycled PET Sheets as an Alternative to Existing XPE and XPP Products

Armacell has expanded its ArmaFORM PET product line with the introduction of ArmaFORM PET Foil, which is a thin 100% recycled PET sheet that can be used as a highly sustainable substitute to commercially available XPP and XPE products. [More]
Taylor Dispersion Analysis (TDA) Introduction and Overview

Taylor Dispersion Analysis (TDA) Introduction and Overview

Taylor Dispersion Analysis (TDA), or Taylor-Aris dispersion, is a technique for rapidly determining the diffusion coefficients of molecules. From the diffusion coefficient values, hydrodynamic radii of the molecules can be determined. [More]
The Importance of Chemical Adsorption Analysis: An Interview with Andrew D’Amico

The Importance of Chemical Adsorption Analysis: An Interview with Andrew D’Amico

Andrew D’Amico, Senior Research Engineer at Micromeritics, talks to AZoM.com about the importance chemical adsorption measurements and his recent research in the field of chemisorption. [More]
Testing Bond Strength of Glue for Optimal Packaging Using Texture Analysis

Testing Bond Strength of Glue for Optimal Packaging Using Texture Analysis

Packaging food items for consumer use has several challenges, such as ensuring protection during transportation and ease of opening by the end users. In that regard, extreme care is given to the selection of appropriate packaging materials, taking budget constraints in mind. [More]
Speeding Up QC throughout With Quicker Viscosity Measurements

Speeding Up QC throughout With Quicker Viscosity Measurements

Most of the food products that can flow or have a specific consistency can be subjected to viscosity measurements. Typical examples include soups, sauces, salad dressings, batters, pie fillings, puddings and beverages. [More]