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Lucideon White Paper Discusses Advances Being Made in Controlled Release Fertiliser Technology

Lucideon White Paper Discusses Advances Being Made in Controlled Release Fertiliser Technology

Lucideon, the international materials technology company, has published a new white paper, ‘The Role of Controlled Release Fertilisers in Sustainable Crop Growth’. [More]
Particle Sizing Instrumentation Manufacturer, Xoptix, Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Particle Sizing Instrumentation Manufacturer, Xoptix, Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Xoptix Ltd, Worcestershire, celebrate their 10th year in business producing innovative in-line particle analysers, to help processes save money by becoming more efficient. [More]
Researchers Predict Properties of Granular Platonic Solids for MEMS Applications

Researchers Predict Properties of Granular Platonic Solids for MEMS Applications

A team of researchers at the University of Notre Dame have conducted some research on the ways in which precise statistical illustration of heterogeneous particulate materials used within statistical micromechanics theories impacts thermo-mechanical properties. [More]
New ICP-MS is Received with Great Interest at Analytica Expo in Moscow

New ICP-MS is Received with Great Interest at Analytica Expo in Moscow

Analytik Jena’s PlasmaQuant ® MS was presented to the public at the Analytica Expo in Moscow during a workshop held at the Analytik Jena booth. Used for element trace analysis, the system is suitable for a wide range of routine applications in environmental analysis, food safety, mining, chemistry, and petrochemistry. [More]
Dragon Spacecraft Begins Mission to Resupply the International Space Station

Dragon Spacecraft Begins Mission to Resupply the International Space Station

On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft lifted from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station based in Florida, beginning SpaceX’s sixth cargo delivery to resupply cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) via NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services contract. The launch took place at 4:10 pm EDT. Among the two tons of cargo were science payloads that will help robotic explorers and NASA astronauts to prepare for future missions to Mars. [More]
Micro Gas Chromatography System Reduces Analysis Time of Volatile Compounds

Micro Gas Chromatography System Reduces Analysis Time of Volatile Compounds

Masoud Agah, Virginia Tech's Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering associate professor has designed a credit-card-sized gas chromatography platform that is capable of analyzing volatile compounds in few seconds He received the National Science Foundation award to conduct this research and has been involved in the development of micro gas chromatography systems for the past few years. [More]
X-ray Fluorescence Detector Reveals Structural Changes in Lithium-Ion Batteries

X-ray Fluorescence Detector Reveals Structural Changes in Lithium-Ion Batteries

A team of researchers at DESY's X-ray source PETRA III, has observed structural changes in lithium-ion batteries for the first time. Led by Dr. Ulrike Bösenberg, the researchers performed fluorescence studies, which revealed that the internal structure of the battery material was significantly damaged following just a few charging cycles. The study results will appear in the latest edition of the academic journal Chemistry of Materials. [More]
Major Microscopy Companies Provide Practical Sessions at PicoQuant Time-Resolved Microscopy Course

Major Microscopy Companies Provide Practical Sessions at PicoQuant Time-Resolved Microscopy Course

For the first time, all five major microscopy companies joined PicoQuan'ts annual course on Time-resolved Microscopy. Besides the organizer PicoQuant, instructors of Leica, Nikon, Olympus, and Zeiss came to Berlin and provided practical sessions on their confocal microscopes. [More]
ACHEMA 2015: FRITSCH to Highlight Innovations in Milling and Sizing

ACHEMA 2015: FRITSCH to Highlight Innovations in Milling and Sizing

FRITSCH, an internationally respected manufacturer of application-oriented laboratory instruments for sample preparation and particle sizing, is again one step ahead. [More]
Deben Reports on Research at UCSF using a CCT500 Tensile Stage to Study Dental Materials

Deben Reports on Research at UCSF using a CCT500 Tensile Stage to Study Dental Materials

Deben, leading providers of in-situ testing stages together with innovative accessories and components for electron microscopy, report on the research of Associate Professor Sunita Ho and her team at the UCSF School of Dentistry where they gather biomechanical data on dental materials including tissues from humans and other vertebrate systems using a Deben tensile stage in a Micro XCT system (ZEISS Xradia). [More]