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  Next Generation FTIR Spectrometer Features Newly Engineered Optical System

Thermo Scientific Nicolet iS20 FTIR spectrometer enables analytical scientists to experience advanced performance and data analysis. Analytical scientists and laboratory managers seeking high-performing, multi-functional instruments with low cost of ownership can now benefit from a new FTIR spectrometer designed to analyze complex samples quickly and deliver fast, accurate results. The Thermo Scientific Nicolet iS20 FTIR spectrometer, which is an upgrade over the well-established Thermo Scientific Nicolet iS10 FTIR spectrometer...

 

  Mass Spectrometry Software Accelerates Small-Molecule Characterization

Thermo Scientific Orbitrap IDXThermo Scientific Mass Frontier 8.0 software with Thermo Scientific Orbitrap ID-X Tribrid Mass Spectrometer streamlines small-molecule unknown compound identification and structural elucidation. Pharmaceutical scientists are now able to overcome challenges associated with the identification and characterization of small molecules and their fragments with Thermo Scientific Mass Frontier 8.0 software, which quickly translates complex data into actionable, sharable knowledge...

 

  Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Collaboration to Simplify Analysis of Complex Therapeutic Proteins

Thermo Fisher and Symphogen to develop new workflows to characterize and monitor the quality of mixed antibody products. Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, and Symphogen, a clinical-stage antibody oncology-focused company, have entered into a two-year collaborative partnership to deliver validated, platform workflows for simplified characterization and quality monitoring of complex therapeutic proteins.....

 

  SpeedVac Vacuum Concentrators Now Offer Preset and Custom-Made Programs for Optimal Application Flexibility

The Thermo Scientific Savant SpeedVac systems achieve fast, one-click solvent evaporation. Chemists, chromatographers and molecular biologists can now benefit from the first-ever line of vacuum concentrators offering a library of pre-programmed protocols, while also allowing users to create custom programs, for fast and reliable evaporation of a broad range of solvents. Built on Thermo Fisher’s leading vacuum concentration technology, the upgraded Thermo Scientific Savant SpeedVac systems provide users with the flexibility to choose from a selection...

 

  New Single Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry Technology Designed for Chromatographers Performing LC-MS Routine Analysis

ISQ EM single quadrupole mass spectrometerThermo Scientific ISQ EM system offers a robust, easy-to-use and reliable solution for both novice and expert users. Chromatographers looking for bold confidence in their samples can now benefit from a single quadrupole mass spectrometer designed for ease-of-use while offering application flexibility and reliable results for challenging mass confirmation analyses. Driven by industry demand for a robust, easy to implement system...

 

  Thermo Fisher Scientific brought Science World successfully back to Manchester

Science World, the Fisher Scientific Laboratory Experience, made its successful return to Emirates Old Trafford – Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester on 27 September. The event, hosted by Thermo Fisher Scientific, showcased the latest in laboratory innovations available through Fisher Scientific. Thousands of products were available for attendees to experience, making it an ideal event for anyone working in or around a laboratory....

 

  New Validated Analytical Workflow for Complex Quantitation of Veterinary Drugs

Thermo Scientific VetDrugs Explorer Collection provides LC-MS/MS-based solution for multi-class veterinary drug residues in sample matrices. Food scientists can now take advantage of a newly-launched, start-to-finish solution that offers robust, reliable and sensitive analysis of multi-residue veterinary drugs in complex animal-derived sample matrices...

 

  Complete Cannabis Testing Solutions for the Canadian Market from a Single Source

With the updates to Canada's cannabis laws set for implementation in October 2018, scientists operating within this highly regulated, growing market can now access an end-to-end analytical solution that aligns with the testing standards set by Health Canada. Thermo Fisher Scientific is supporting regulatory laboratories, contract research organizations and licensed dealers, producers and suppliers across this emerging sector with a diverse and comprehensive product portfolio....

 

  Differential Ion Mobility Interface Boosts Proteomics Workflow Performance

Thermo Scientific FAIMS Pro device delivers selectivity and productivity in high-resolution mass spectrometry. Proteomic scientists can now take advantage of a next-generation differential ion mobility device that seamlessly integrates with high-resolution mass spectrometers to provide workflow efficiency and data quality for experiments ranging from the discovery of disease biomarkers to the identification of new therapeutic targets....

 

  New Compact Refrigerators Designed for Secure and Sustainable Clinical Storage

The Thermo Scientific TSG505GA Undercounter RefrigeratorThe Thermo Scientific TSG Series of refrigerators maintain optimal cold storage conditions with minimal energy consumption and noise output. A new series of compact refrigerators has been specifically developed to address the need of clinical laboratories and patient care facilities for cold storage equipment that enable secure and energy-efficient storage of vaccines, medicines, lab kits and breast milk, while offering quiet...

 

  Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Latest Solutions at HPLC 2018

Supporting the innovation and application of high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) across novel and routine scientific applications, Thermo Fisher Scientific is showcasing its latest chromatography solutions, consumables and techniques at HPLC 2018 – The 47th International Symposium on High Performance Liquid Phase Separations and Related Techniques...

 

  Advanced Autosampler and Liquid Handling System Improves Lab Productivity

Multistep, automated workflows designed to be versatile, fast and offer high throughput. Laboratories can now automate manual steps and achieve high sample throughput and high productivity with a new autosampler and liquid handling system intended for use in pharmaceutical, contract research, food safety, environmental, clinical research and forensic workflows...

 

  Mass Spectrometer System Offers Solution for Small Molecule Identification and Characterization

ThermoNew, easy-to-use analytical detection system extracts meaningful data quickly from acquisition to analysis. Scientists can now use a powerful new system to automatically capture as much spectral information about small molecules as possible and efficiently translate this into confident identification of chemical compounds....

 

  New Software Toolset Advances Small Molecule Analysis

ThermoEasy-to-use software helps identify unknown compounds and extracts high-confidence understanding from complex mass spectra. Scientists working in metabolomics, pharmaceuticals, food safety, and environmental and forensic science can now use a fully integrated software toolkit to transform complex, unknown mass spectra generated from small molecule analysis into...

 

  Thermo Fisher Scientific Recognizes Tandem Mass Tag Grant Award Winners at ASMS 2018

thermoInternational competition rewards four top proteomics researchers for outstanding innovation and impact. Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, recognize the winners of the 2018 Thermo Scientific Tandem Mass Tag (TMT) Research Award at the opening of a breakfast workshop held on June 6, 2018, in conjunction with the 66th American Society of Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference

     

      New Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer Brings Speed and High Performance to Routine Laboratories

    Robust Thermo Scientific TSQ Fortis Triple Quadrupole mass spectrometer designed for productivity across all levels of users. Analytical scientists facing the challenges of quantitation in food and environmental applications can now achieve high productivity and meet laboratory demands with a fast yet robust mass spectrometer....

     

      New Consumables Improve Analytical Instrument Performance

    Thermo fisherThermo Scientific ChromaCare flush solutions and Thermo Scientific UHPLC-MS solvents reduce background noise and prevent protein precipitation for high-quality chromatograms. Laboratories can minimize interference and maximize instrument uptime with a novel range of flush solutions for liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC-MS) systems and a new line of ultrapure solvents for ultra-high-performance LC-MS...

     

      New Ultra-High Mass Range Mass Spectrometer Provides Solution for Analysis of Proteins and Protein Complexes

    Thermo Scientific Q Exactive UHMR Hybrid Quadrupole-Orbitrap Mass Spectrometer brings great sensitivity and high resolution to understand protein structure and interactions. Structural biologists and biopharmaceutical scientists now have access to an ultra-high mass range (UHMR) mass spectrometer...

     

      Thermo Fisher Scientific Shows Newest Mass Spectrometry Innovations at ASMS 2018

    New instruments, accessories and software deliver improved ease of use and higher performance to help customers accelerate innovation and enhance productivity. Thermo Fisher will display its newest innovations in booth 708 at the 66th Annual American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference, being held June 3-7 at the San Diego Convention Center....

     

      Thermo Fisher Scientific brought Science World to Spain for the first time

    Science World, the Fisher Scientific Laboratory Experience, made its successful launch in Spain at the IFEMA North Convention Centre in Madrid. The event, hosted by Thermo Fisher Scientific, showcased the latest in laboratory innovations available through Fisher Scientific. Thousands of products were available for attendees to experience, making it an ideal event for anyone working in or around a laboratory.

     

      New Thermo Scientific Prisma SEM Combines Performance and Versatility

    Prisma SEMNew Prisma has the simplicity and speed required for industrial applications and the advanced capabilities needed for research. Scientists working in industrial and academic R&D, quality control, and failure analysis laboratories now have access to a simple but powerful new scanning electron microscope (SEM) that also offers a full range of imaging and analytical options....

     

      Teledyne-CETAC and Thermo-Scientific Host Complimentary Workshop on Sample Introduction Accessories for ICP-OES and ICP-MS

    TeledyneThis event will include presentations on the latest technologies for enhancing sample introduction and productivity together with tutorial talks on ICP-OES and ICP-MS theory and practice, as well as hands on laboratory work....

     

      Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces First-Ever Cloud-Based Application for Connectivity to Electronic Pipettes

    ThermoThermo Scientific My Pipette Creator application is designed to streamline pipetting and help life science researchers generate more reproducible and consistent results. Life science researchers working across many applications can now benefit from the first-ever web-based pipetting application...

     

      Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Its First Cloud-Enabled Biological Safety Cabinet

    The Thermo Scientific HeraSafe 2030i BSC is designed to optimize contamination control and accelerate productivity across challenging cell culture applications. A cloud-enabled biological safety cabinet (BSC) has been specifically developed to address the need for uncompromised contamination control, seamless workflow connectivity and...

     

      New Breakthrough Cell Culture Management Technology Designed for Optimal Sample Protection

    The Thermo Scientific Cell Locker system segregates cells for safe simultaneous growth in a single incubator. Cell culture laboratories working with sensitive cell types can now benefit from a patented new technology, developed to revolutionize cell culture management...

     

      Science World is coming to Manchester. Book your place now!

    Science World, the UK’s no.1 laboratory show, is coming to Manchester! This will be the 25th UK Science World since it began in 1998 and follows recent success not only in the UK but also in Germany and France. Science World will be returning to Emirates Old Trafford – Lancashire County Cricket Club on 27 September 2018. FREE transport can be provided for groups of 10 or more people....

     

      Thermo Fisher Scientific Named IndustryWeek Best Plants Award Winner 2017

    thermo fisherAn expert judging panel of IndustryWeek editors and advisors has selected the Thermo Fisher Scientific Auburn manufacturing site in Alabama as one of seven 2017 Best Plant winners. The annual award recognizes North America-based manufacturing facilities that demonstrate excellence across a range of indicators, including...

     

      Thermo Scientific Krios G3i Cryo-Electron Microscope Announced as 2018 Edison Awards Finalist

    thermo fisherThermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, has announced that the Thermo Scientific Krios G3i cryo-electron microscope (cryo-EM) has been named a finalist in the molecular analysis category for the 2018 Edison Awards. The Edison Awards recognize and honor the world’s best innovators and innovations. Gold, silver, and bronze award winners will be announced at the 31st Annual Edison Awards...

     

      Thermo Fisher Scientific Named Company of the Year by SelectScience

    thermoFor the second consecutive year, the global community of SelectScience readers and contributors has voted Thermo Fisher Scientific Reviewers’ Choice Company of the Year. "The "Company of the Year" award recognizes the company with the highest review rating based on the number of reviews and average rating of all...

     

      Advanced Ultra-High Performance Liquid Chromatography Systems Enhance Lab Productivity

    New, easy-to-use analytical systems provide high-throughput comprehensive characterization and quantitation of small and large molecules. The analytical complexity of new and emerging pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals can now be met with advanced ultra-high performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC) systems designed to streamline workflows and help reduce cost per sample....

     

      Advances in Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry Systems Revolutionize Routine Analysis

    New analytical solutions seamlessly deliver outstanding sensitivity and robustness to enhance productivity and compliance. Increasing compliance and efficiency needs can now be met with scalable, effective and easy-to-use gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS) solutions, designed to provide advanced levels of performance and throughput for environmental, food and forensic laboratories....

     

      New High Pressure Ion Chromatography System Designed to Deliver Heightened Performance

    Outstanding productivity and operational efficiencies acquired through automated performance monitoring and diagnostic capabilities. Ion chromatographers undertaking time-sensitive analyses or complex research applications can now take advantage of a new high pressure ion chromatography (HPIC) system designed to accelerate the productivity of both routine and research workflows with automated monitoring and...

       

        Advanced Laboratory Management System Now Available on a Global Scale

      Single software solution helps manage the entire laboratory process across all analytical techniques. Laboratory scientists across the globe can now benefit from a software system that helps them manage the entire lab, designed to support process adherence, data integrity and complete regulatory compliance. With advanced functionality for sample management and data archiving across the laboratory....

         

          Enhanced ICP-MS Triple Quadrupole Technology for Ultra-trace Analysis

        thermoAdvanced ICP-MS technology provides new levels of ultralow detection and simplicity in a single high-performance solution. Semiconductor wafer fabrication plants and ultra-high purity chemical suppliers can now strengthen their monitoring of trace elements within challenging sample matrices with a new triple quadrupole inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer (ICP-MS), offering sub-parts-per-trillion detection...

         

          PEDs and the Olympics: The Allure of SARMs

        skatersSince the inception of the modern Olympics more than 100 years ago, athletes have engaged in various activities in order to gain a competitive edge—from alcohol to amphetamines to anabolic steroids. But it wasn’t until the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City (after the creation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the introduction of anti-doping regulations) that the first Olympic athlete tested positive for...

         

          The Jumbo Jet and HPLC Instruments

        jetYou may read the title of this article and wonder how these two are connected as they seem about as far apart as you could possibly imagine. But there are more similarities than you think. And, I believe that liquid chromatography users could learn a great deal from the aviation industry. What made me come to this connection? My experience living near the London Heathrow airport for the past 20 years–which has allowed...

         

          Thermo Fisher Scientific Receives Manufacturing Leaders' Innovation Award

        Advanced analytics and remote diagnostics wireless cold storage monitoring solution voted most innovative product of 2017. Senior executives in manufacturing operations within large global corporations have selected the Thermo Scientific InSight wireless cold storage monitoring solution as the winner of the 2017 Manufacturing Leaders’ Innovation Award.....

         

          Laboratory Automation Solutions Designed to Boost Productivity Showcased at SLAS 2018

        Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, has announced new laboratory automation technologies designed to streamline workflows, optimize productivity, and speed time to results.  The new solutions are on display this week at the 2018 Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) conference, Booth 1105, San Diego Convention Center, California....

         

          Fisher Scientific Channel Names Thermo Fisher Scientific Laboratory Chemicals Division as European Supplier of the Year

        Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, recently announced the winners of the Fisher Scientific Channel Supplier Awards during its annual Fisher Scientific European Sales Conference held in Malta. From January 22-25, 2018, more than 750 delegates attended the Fisher Scientific European Sales Conference at the Dolmen Hotel, Malta. This was the seventh event of its kind, bringing together delegates from 20 different countries.....

         

          What Is in Your Wine Glass?

        The 2017 harvest of wine grapes in Europe and California was full of variability. A very low yield compared to 2016 was expected in Europe ranging from 16% less in Spain to 21% less in France and Italy due to extreme weather conditions that included hailstorms, frosts, and drought. Quality, however, is expected to be good because of the hot summer weather.  In contrast, California had yields that resembled normal averages  as drought conditions subsided....

         

          Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Continuous Emission Monitoring Assets from EPTEK Technology

        ThermoThermo Fisher Scientific Inc has announced it has completed the acquisition of certain assets from EPTEK Technology Co. LTD and several related entities with offices in Taiwan and mainland China.

         

          Beer Chemistry: New Amino Nitrogen Testing Methods Lead to a Better Brew

        beerIf I mentioned that I recently sampled an amazing new craft beer, you might assume that there is a brilliant artisan behind the brew. Maybe there is.

        Creating the perfect brew may be part art, but also is a great deal of good beer chemistry. Beer is brewed using the following basic ingredients: water, a source of starch (such as barley, wheat, rice, or corn), and hops. Variations in flavor result from the ingredients and additives used as well as the brewing process utilized....

         

          New Unrivalled Capabilities Take GC-MS to the Next Level of Performance

        Enhancements to Thermo Scientific Orbitrap GC-MS Systems offer users unprecedented depth for comprehensive compound characterization

        thermo fisherUpdated with new capabilities in high resolution accurate mass (HRAM) GC-MS, the Thermo Scientific Orbitrap GC-MS systems now give users across metabolomics, food safety, environmental, pharma and toxicology applications high levels of accuracy in their data....

         

          New Unrivalled Capabilities Take GC-MS to the Next Level of Performance

        Enhancements to Thermo Scientific Orbitrap GC-MS Systems offer users unprecedented depth for comprehensive compound characterization

        Orbitrap GC-MS

        Updated with new capabilities in high resolution accurate mass (HRAM) GC-MS, the Thermo Scientific Orbitrap GC-MS systems now give users across metabolomics, food safety, environmental, pharma and toxicology applications high levels of accuracy in their data.

         

          Thermo Fisher Scientific Laboratory Freezers Earn U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR Rating

        Laboratories can now rely on Thermo Fisher Scientific’s expanded line of cold-storage products to help them meet their goals for both productivity and sustainability.

        thermo fisherThe company recently earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification for its Thermo Scientific TSX Series ultra-low temperature freezers, which is designed to reduce energy consumption while ensuring sample protection.....

         

          Thermo Fisher Scientific’s New Talos F200i S/TEM 
Delivers Flexible, High-Performance Imaging

        New compact S/TEM can be configured to meet specific imaging and analytical requirements for materials characterization in research laboratories

        thermo fisherResearch laboratories can now address a wide range of high-end material characterization applications using the latest innovation from the Talos product line. The new Thermo Scientific Talos F200i is a high-performance, compact scanning transmission electron microscope (S/TEM) that can be customized to meet customers’ imaging and analytical requirements.....

         

          New Quattro Field Emission ESEM Emphasizes Versatility and Ease of Use

        Thermo Scientific Quattro ESEM allows materials science researchers to study nanoscale structure in almost any material under a range of environmental conditions

        Thermo fisherThe ability of scientists to study samples at the nanometer scale and in natural conditions and environments is critical to the discovery and development of new materials and products. The new Thermo Scientific Quattro field-emission environmental scanning electron microscope (ESEM) is designed for versatility, enabling scientists to perform high-resolution imaging...

         

          Thermo Fisher Scientific Advances Cryo-EM Leadership to Drive Structural Biology Discoveries

        New Thermo Scientific Krios G3i raises bar for performance, automation and time-to-results

        Thermo_Scientific_AquilosThermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, has extended its leadership in cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) with the introduction of two new instruments: the Thermo Scientific Krios G3i and the Thermo Scientific Glacios cryo-transmission electron microscopes (cryo-TEMs).

         

          Industry’s First Dedicated Cryo-DualBeam System Automates 
Preparation of Frozen, Biological Samples

        New Thermo Scientific Aquilos FIB/SEM protects sample integrity and enhances productivity for cryo-electron tomography workflow 

        thermo fisherThe new Thermo Scientific Aquilos is the first commercial cryo-DualBeam (focused ion beam/scanning electron microscope) system dedicated to the preparation of frozen, thin lamella samples from biological specimens for high-resolution tomographic imaging in a cryo-transmission electron microscope (cryo-TEM)....

         

          New Lab-Grade Undercounter Refrigerators Use Redundant Cooling Technology to Maintain Optimal Storage Conditions

        Thermo Scientific TSX505 Series undercounter refrigerators designed to provide sustainable cold storage for demanding applications

        TSX505 Series undercounter refrigerators.Clinical and laboratory personnel with the need to store vaccines, pharmaceuticals and other molecular or biological samples safely can benefit from a new series of lab-grade undercounter refrigerators that are designed to minimize energy usage and noise, while maintaining high levels of performance and maximizing storage capacity....

         

          New Thermo Scientific Samco Leakproof Vials Offer Enhanced Sample and User Safety

        Samco Clicktainer vials provide secure and reliable sample collection and transport

        Samco Clicktainer vialsA new series of leakproof vials has been developed to provide sample protection and user safety by enabling correct cap application every time. The unique lid-lock design of the Thermo Scientific Samco Clicktainer vials makes them ideal for the secure transport of valuable and often hazardous clinical, research and forensic samples....

         

          New Universal RNase-, DNase- and Human DNA-free Containers Designed for Enhanced Sample Safety and Viability

        Thermo Scientific Sterilin containers are suitable for molecular biology, genomic and forensic applications

        Thermo Scientific Sterilin containers For the rigorous requirements of molecular biology, genomic and forensic research facilities, new universal containers are specifically lot tested and certified to be free from RNase, DNase, human DNA and pyrogens. Thermo Scientific Sterilin quality-assured containers are aseptically manufactured....

         

          Thermo Fisher Scientific and SRI International Collaborate to Enhance Small Molecule Research

        Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, and SRI International, a research center that creates world-changing solutions, have announced the results of a collaboration agreement.

        thermoThe agreement enables researchers to combine the results of high-resolution Orbitrap LC/MS experiments with highly curated and organism-specific metabolic pathway and genome data for quick and effective mass spectrometry-based small molecule research and analysis....

         

          Horizon Discovery’s RNA Reference Standards Endorsed by Thermo Fisher Scientific’s White Paper for use in Cancer Research Testing

        Horizon Discovery Group plc (LSE: HZ), the world leader in the application of gene editing technologies, notes its complete RNA reference standards product range have been endorsed by Thermo Fisher Scientific for use in its Ion Ampliseq and Oncomine fusion assays for cancer research.

        horizonThe results from the 6-month collaborative project have been published by Thermo Fisher in a White Paper. The White Paper concludes that by combining Horizon’s RNA reference standards with Thermo Fisher’s Ampliseq and Oncomine fusion assays in oncology research, end-users will be provided with a robust and reliable solution compared to existing reference standards....

         

          Thermo Fisher Scientific Raises the Bar in Mass Spectrometry at ASMS 2017

        Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. strengthened its leadership in mass spectrometry by launching new technologies to advance cutting-edge research and improve results in applied markets during the 65th Annual American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference.

        thermo fisher“Thermo Fisher has been the undisputed leader in mass spectrometry for more than 50 years, and this year is no exception,” said Dan Shine, senior vice president and president, analytical instruments....

         

          Next-Generation Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometers Deliver High Precision for Quantitative Workflows

        Thermo Scientific TSQ Altis and TSQ Quantis offer exceptional reproducibility and sensitivity for demanding targeted quantitation assays.

        thermo fisherAnalytical laboratories can now obtain high quality data with new triple quadrupole mass spectrometry technology designed to provide exceptional performance for the most demanding targeted quantitation applications in the environmental, food safety, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries as well as clinical research and forensic toxicology....

         

          New Tribrid Mass Spectrometer Delivers New Levels of Power and Performance for Protein and Small Molecule Characterization

        Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Fusion Lumos Tribrid mass spectrometer features integrated UVPD, advanced peak determination and 1M resolution

        thermo fisherScientists facing highly complex characterization challenges can now gain a deeper understanding of their samples with new enhancements to the industry-leading Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Fusion Lumos Tribrid mass spectrometer that extend its power, performance and versatility....

           

            New Software and Cloud-based Solutions Let Scientists Gain More Insight from Their Data

          Customizable software and cloud-based tools help scientists be more productive to help accelerate metabolomic and proteomic discoveries

          thermo fisherLife science researchers can gain greater insights from their metabolomic and proteomic data and be more productive by using new software and cloud-based solutions from Thermo Fisher Scientific....

             

              New Mass Spectrometer Platform Offers Greater Quantitative Sensitivity, Speed and Reproducibility

            New Q Exactive HF-X Orbitrap mass spectrometer enables scientists to advance disease research and drug discovery

            thermo fisherScientists studying complex protein samples can now take advantage of a new high-performing Orbitrap mass spectrometer designed to quickly and consistently produce superior data quality for challenging workflows across life science research and biopharma applications....

             

              Thermo Fisher Scientific and Biognosys Announce Co-Marketing Agreement to Create Industry-Leading Data-Independent Acquisition Workflows

            Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.has announced a co-marketing agreement with Biognosys AG to provide a comprehensive, efficient workflow to enable library creation and data processing for Data-Independent Acquisition (DIA) studies, through the combined use of Orbitrap mass spectrometers and Spectronaut Pulsar software.

            thermo fisherCompatible with the new Thermo Scientific Q Exactive HF-X Hybrid Quadrupole Orbitrap mass spectrometer, in addition to previous Orbitrap instruments, the Biognosys Spectronaut Pulsar software allows researchers to conduct data-independent analysis using MS1 quantitation for reproducible and accurate quantitation of thousands of proteins in a single run....

             

              Thermo Fisher Scientific and BIOCRATES Life Sciences Launch Industry’s First Kit for Comprehensive Metabolome Analysis

            Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. and BIOCRATES Life Sciences AG, have launched a ready-to-use kit for accurate and confident metabolic phenotyping on high-resolution mass spectrometry instruments.

            Thermo Fisher LogoAs part of a co-marketing agreement, the companies will jointly promote and market the combined use of the kit and Thermo Fisher’s Q Exactive high-resolution, accurate-mass (HRAM) platform of mass spectrometers.....

             

              Ready-to-Use Mass Spectrometric Kit Simplifies Insulin Bioanalysis Workflows

            Thermo Scientific InsuQuant Mass Spectrometric Immunoassay Kit provides an innovative solution for highly sensitive pre-analytical protein purification

            thermo fisherScientists across the biopharmaceutical, clinical research and sports anti-doping industries can now simplify their insulin bioanalysis workflow using a new hybrid LC-MS consumables kit. The new, ready-to-use Thermo Scientific InsuQuant Mass Spectrometric Immunoassay Kit incorporates all necessary reagents and consumables needed...

             

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Broadens Science World in Germany

            Science World, the Fisher Scientific Laboratory Experience, broadened its audience in Germany by going to Kap Europa, Messe Frankfurt on 9 May.

            thermo fisherThe event, hosted by Thermo Fisher Scientific, showcased the latest in laboratory innovations available through the Fisher Scientific channel. Thousands of products were available for attendees to experience, making it an ideal event for anyone working in or around a laboratory....

             

              ATUM Licenses Gene Design Software to Thermo Fisher Scientific

            Patented Gene Designer 2.0 Software Speeds Discovery with Visually Rich Graphical Interface

            thermoATUM (formerly DNA2.0, Inc.) announced today that the company has signed a patent licensing agreement that gives Thermo Fisher Scientific access to the company’s novel gene design platform. "Most people think visually, so seeing a graphic representation of a sequence is very helpful in the design process,” said Alan Villalobos...

               

                Automating Blood Cell Washing Applications to Boost Laboratory Performance

              New Thermo Scientific blood cell washer enhances reliability, ease of use and sample safety

              thermo fisherA new automated, high-performance cell washer has been specifically designed to enable precise, thorough, reproducible and rapid blood cell washing of up to 24 tubes in a three-minute run. Fully automated, the Thermo Scientific CW3 Cell Washer has been uniquely engineered to combine the benefits of efficient performance with user-friendly design and safe operation....

               

                SpeeDx and Thermo Fisher Scientific announce strategic partnership for FDA clearance of molecular diagnostic test

              ResistancePlus™ MG Test would bring disease and antibiotic resistance testing for potential “superbug”

              SpeeDx logoSpeeDx Pty. Ltd., a developer of innovative molecular diagnostic solutions, has signed an agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science. The announcement was made at the 27thEuropean Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (ECCMID) in Vienna

               

                KAUST and Thermo Fisher Scientific Open Center of Excellence in Electron Microscopy

              King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. held an opening ceremony on May 9 for the Electron Microscopy Center of Excellence at the KAUST campus in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.

              KAUST Lab_Titan Themis ZThis new center builds upon the long-standing partnership between KAUST and Thermo Fisher, and will focus on excellence in instrument performance and R&D collaboration. The Center of Excellence aims to offer KAUST scientists and collaborators exploration and experimentation capabilities through Thermo Fisher’s leading electron microscopy platform...

               

                New Thermo Scientific Refrigerated Incubators Designed for Temperature Applications in the Broad 4 to 60 °C Range

              Now available in Europe, Asia Pacific, emerging markets and Latin America, the new Thermo Scientific refrigerated incubators utilize powerful compressor technology designed to provide optimal temperature conditions for applications that require thermal stability and uniformity above, around or below the usual ambient laboratory temperature.

              Refrigerated IncubatorsThe systems are also suitable for standard 37 °C incubation applications in warm laboratory environments. Available in both a benchtop and a more spacious floor-standing unit, the new Thermo Scientific RI-150 and RI-250 models of refrigerated incubators have been equipped with key attributes to enable ease-of-use...

               

                New Thermo Scientific Explorer 4 Metals Quality Analyzer Quickly Detects and Diagnoses Production Problems

              The Thermo Scientific Explorer 4 Analyzer with MQA software now offers improved throughput for analysis of non-metallic inclusions in steel.

              thermoThe platform is a fourth-generation scanning electron microscope (SEM)/x-ray spectroscopy (EDX) for industrial manufacturing. It is faster and easier to use than its predecessors, yet still maintains its predecessors’ industry-standard accuracy and reliability....

               

                Van Andel Research Institute Installs World-Class Microscopes to Enable Discovery of the Molecular Basis of Disease

              Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) is now home to one of the world’s most powerful microscopes—one that images life’s building blocks in startling clarity and equips VARI’s growing team of scientists to push the limits of discovery in search of new treatments for diseases such as cancer and Parkinson’s.  

              FEICryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) is a revolutionary technique that reveals in unprecedented detail the molecular and atomic interactions at the foundation of life, allowing scientists to observe exactly how viruses enter cells, how DNA replicates, how chemical compounds assemble into functional biological components, and much more....

               

                “Cysteine Rose” Wins 2016 Thermo Fisher Scientific Electron Microscopy Image Contest

              Thermo Fisher honors Andrea Jacassi of the Italian Institute of Technology for image of cysteine crystals using focused ion beam techniques 

              cysteineroseItalian Institute of Technology’s Andrea Jacassi is the grand prize winner of the Sixth Annual 2016 Thermo Fisher Scientific Electron Microscopy image contest for his “Cysteine Rose” image. The image, acquired using the FEI Helios NanoLab 650 DualBeam, focused ion beam/scanning electron microscope (FIB/SEM) and was selected by a vote of Thermo Fisher employees from more than 270 entries...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces First-Ever Cloud-Based Application for Connectivity to Electronic Pipettes

              Thermo Scientific My Pipette Creator application is designed to streamline pipetting and help life science researchers generate more reproducible and consistent results

              thermo fisher scientificLife science researchers working across many applications can now benefit from the first-ever web-based pipetting application, developed to enable seamless connectivity with electronic pipettes for optimized performance and safe, efficient and rapid sharing of protocols....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Earns the First U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR Certification on Laboratory Grade Refrigerators

              TSX Series blood bank refrigerators meet energy-saving demands of clinical facilities

              Thermo fisherClinicians working across blood banking and transfusion applications can now reduce the environmental footprint of their operations by selecting certified energy-efficient refrigerators that have received a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR label. The Thermo Scientific TSX Series High-Performance Blood Bank Refrigerators have been recognized by the U.S. EPA...

               

                New Triple Quadrupole ICP-MS Combines Power and Simplicity

              Thermo Scientific iCAP TQ ICP-MS offers advanced interference removal for analyzing challenging matrices while delivering reliable, reproducible data.

              iCAP TQLaboratories working with challenging matrices can now benefit from a new triple quadrupole inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer (ICP-MS) that is designed to combine power and simplicity in a single instrument. The easy-to-use system, developed to support ultralow detection limits, offers advanced interference removal capabilities designed to...

               

                NovAliX Turns to High-Resolution Cryo-Transmission Electron Microscopy for Pre-Clinical Drug Discovery Research

              Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Cryo-TEM provides critical information for small molecule and biologic drug discovery 

              thermo fisher scientificA new contract research laboratory operated by France-based NovAliX will provide pharmaceutical companies with access to high-resolution cryo-transmission electron microscopy (cryo-TEM) by Thermo Fisher Scientific for facilitating small molecule and biologic drug discovery. NovAliX’s new laboratory will use the cryo-TEM to provide two-dimensional...

               

                New Comprehensive LC-MS Workflow Provides Researchers with Higher Quality Data for Clinical Research Samples

              Part of collaboration between Thermo Fisher Scientific and Amerispec Diagnostics

              Thermo Fisher ScientificAttendees at MedLab 2017 had the opportunity to see a powerful fully-integrated liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) workflow designed to offer accurate and consistent analysis of the most challenging and complex sample matrices for clinical researchers. MedLab was held at the Dubai International Conventional Centre, Dubai from February 6-9....

               

                Milestone for the Analysis of Human Proteome

              Researchers led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) report on the synthesis of a library of more than 330,000 reference peptides representing essentially all canonical proteins of the human proteome.

              thermo fisher scientificIt is a major milestone in the ProteomeTools project which aims at translating human proteome information into new molecular and digital tools with the potential for use in drug discovery, personalized medicine and life science research. In a manuscript published online in Nature Methods, ProteomeTools scientists report on the synthesis of a library of more than 330,000 reference peptides...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Innovations Designed to Accelerate Research, Productivity and Discovery

              Synthetic Biology Application Showcased as a Driver for the 21st Century

              Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced new technologies that are designed to automate and standardize workflows, helping to boost productivity and efficiency for laboratories working in a range of research environments. The new solutions were on display at the 2017 Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) conference.

               

                New Standard Test Method to Assess Water Safety

              Thermo Fisher Scientific and the ASTM develop ion chromatography-based method for the simultaneous determination of nitrogen and phosphorous levels in water

              thermo fisher scientificResearchers investigating nutrient runoff, and water quality and wastewater treatment operators can now benefit from a new American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard that utilizes the powerful separation capabilities of ion chromatography for the simultaneous determination of total nitrogen and phosphorous concentrations....

               

                Princeton University’s New PRISM Facility Features Suite of Advanced Microscopy & Analysis Solutions

              Powerful microscopes help researchers understand innovative material structures at the atomic scale

              IAC Titan Themis LabThe Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM) recently unveiled its new Micro/Nano Fabrication Laboratory (MNFL) and Imaging and Analysis Center (IAC) facilities, which are now home to a powerful suite of advanced analytical instrumentation from Thermo Fisher Scientific....

               

                Activate Science Extends its European Programme into the Nordics

              Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced it has delivered 34 events across Europe in 2016, including Sweden, Norway and Finland which came into the mix for the first time.

              AS Cardiff 14 Sep 2016 cupsEmily Quinton, European marketing communications manager, commented: “This has been a great year for Activate Science. The programme continues to go from strength to strength and has extended into 11 countries, reaching nearly 3,000 delegates.” Activate Science events are aimed at all laboratory personnel, including anyone who uses or purchases products...

               

                New Multi-Scale Imaging System Provides Insight into a Material’s Internal 3D Structure

              HeliScan MicroCT designed to allow materials scientists to nondestructively visualize and characterize internal structure down to the micrometer scale

              Heliscan microCTMaterials scientists can now gain valuable insight into the relationships between a material’s structure at the microscopic level and its bulk properties using a new multi-scale imaging solution that is designed to provide large-scale, high-fidelity three-dimensional (3D) images of the sample....

               

                New FlashSmart Elemental Analyzer Enables Comprehensive Analysis for a Wide Range of Applications

              The Thermo Scientific FlashSmart Elemental Analyzer enables researchers working in quantification of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, sulfur and oxygen (CHNS/O) in a range of applications, such as quality control, R&D, and contract laboratories to simplify their workflows by using a single automated analyzer for their daily elemental analyses.

              Thermo Scientific FlashSmartDesigned specifically for laboratories with varying analytical requests, the new analyzer removes the need for multiple analyzers within a diverse lab. Its modular design and easy-to-use automated throughputs simplify CHNS/O analysis without compromising precision or accuracy....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Wins R&D 100 Award for Thermo Scientific Vanquish Flex UHPLC

              Integrated, modular ultra-high performance liquid chromatography earns recognition in Analytical/Test category for 2016 by R&D Magazine

              Vanquish FlexThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the R&D 100 Awards Committee has selected the Thermo Scientific Vanquish Flex UHPLC system instruments among R&D Magazine’s 100 Most Innovative Products of 2016. The R&D 100 Awards, known as the “Oscars of Innovation,” recognize the year’s most significant technology advances across industry...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific and Hamilton Storage Partner to Simplify Sample Storage

              Collaboration on new Thermo Scientific Decapper gives users flexibility with a seamless switch between tube and rack types

              Thermo Scientific Decapper SystemsFor researchers seeking to streamline their sample storage processes, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Hamilton Storage have partnered to offer the fully automated Thermo Scientific Decapper 500 and 550 Series tube capping systems. For the first time, users can cap and decap both Thermo Scientific Matrix and Nunc automation tubes without owning multiple pieces of equipment...

               

                High-Performance Refrigerated Incubators are Free of Refrigerants and Provide Energy Savings

              New Thermo Scientific Heratherm refrigerated incubators offer a highly accurate temperature environment from 5 to 70°C

              thermo fisherNew refrigerated incubators with thermoelectric Peltier technology are designed to provide stable temperatures for the secure incubation of bacteria, yeast, cell cultures, storage of vaccines and more, without the hazardous refrigerants or large energy consumption that are common with traditional units. The new Thermo Scientific Heratherm refrigerated incubators provide a consistent temperature environment for incubation applications from 5 to 70 degrees.....

               

                Latest Development Enables Laboratories Conducting Bioanalysis to Deliver Fast, Simple, Highly Reproducible Protein Digestions

              The new Thermo Scientific SMART Digest Immunoaffinity (IA) Kits deliver fast, simple and highly reproducible digestion of proteins for characterization and quantification applications.

              thermo scientificResearchers undertaking quantitation studies typically increase sensitivity by purifying low level proteins from complex biological matrices, followed by protein digestion. The SMART Digest Immunoaffinity Kit design combines immunocapture and the digestion process in a single well. This simple and easy approach not only increases reproducibility but also significantly decreases sample preparation time from overnight to a few hours. Enabling laboratories using the...

               

                Interview with an Expert: Lukasz Rajski from EURL-FV Discusses Pesticide Analysis Utilizing HRAM Orbitrap Technology

              Lukasz Rajski works in EURL-FV, an EU reference lab, while finalizing his Ph.D. thesis.

              Łukasz RajskiHis focus is pesticide analysis of fruits and vegetables using high resolution accurate mass spectrometry (HRAM). Today we’ll be discussing his experiences with HRAM Orbitrap technology. What type of work are you involved in and what is your expertise? Currently my work is focused on the application of HRAM for analysis of pesticides in fruits and vegetables....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Successfully Launches Science World Event in France

              Science World, the Fisher Scientific Laboratory Experience, made its successful launch in France at the Palais de la Musique et des Congrès in Strasbourg on 29 September.

              Science World the Fisher Scientific Laboratory ExperienceThe event, hosted by Thermo Fisher Scientific, showcased the latest in laboratory innovations available through the Fisher Scientific channel. Thousands of products were available for attendees to experience, making it an ideal event for anyone working in or around a laboratory. Highlights from Science World included the well-known anthropologist Yves Coppens who presented a keynote speech....

               

                Automating the Extraction of DNA, RNA and Proteins

              New Thermo Scientific KingFisher Presto automated sample purification system isolates nucleic acids and proteins for high-throughput labs

              Thermo fisherA new sample purification system automates the isolation of target nucleic acids and proteins for biopharma, biotech and research projects in high-throughput laboratories. The Thermo Scientific KingFisher Presto system is designed to be part of an automated workflow using a liquid handler with a gripper or robot arm to purify samples with volumes from 50ÂľL to 5mL....

               

                New Cell Culture System with Increased Capacity is Designed to Increase Yield and Efficiency

              Thermo Scientific Nunc High Density Cell Factory System is designed to deliver up to 30 percent increase in yields with no increase in system footprint

              thermo fisher scientificA new high-capacity cell culture system is designed to provide efficient and economical large-scale production of cells by increasing productivity within the same manufacturing space. The Thermo Scientific Nunc High Density Cell Factory system incorporates additional layers compared with the standard Nunc Cell Factory systems, increasing surface area and yield up to 30 percent...

               

                Now available in two high-capacity, small footprint sizes

              The new Thermo Scientific TSX Series ultra-low temperature freezers are designed to offer leading sample protection, energy savings, outstanding storage capcity and environmentally-friendly features and benefits.

              Thermo Scientific™ TSX SeriesV-drive technology is designed to provide temperature uniformity that continually adapts to the lab’s environment, offering significant energy savings without compromising sample protection. Now available in two sizes. TSX400 allows you to store up to 400 boxes in a footprint of just 0.79m2. TSX600 allows you to store up to 600 boxes in a footprint of 1.06m2. ....

               

                Latest Technology Advance Enables Laboratories Analyzing Dioxins to Significantly Increase Sample Throughput

              The new Thermo Scientific DFS DualData XL Magnetic Sector GC-HRMS, the last addition to the comprehensive Thermo Scientific Dioxin analysis portfolio, is the latest development based on the proven Thermo Scientific DFS Magnetic Sector GC-High Resolution MS (GC-HRMS) system.

              thermo fisher scientificThe new DualData XL device increases throughput for Dioxin analysis while ensuring compliance with existing regulations, including EPA1613. The DFS DualData XL enables scientists to deliver results faster than ever before. Up to double productivity is possible compared to a standard GC-MS system and accordingly this increased efficiency will also reduce the price per sample...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Science World in France

              Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, announces it will bring Fisher Scientific “Science World” to the Palais de la Musique et des Congrès in Strasbourg on 29 September 2016.

              thermo fisher scientificScience World is a well-established and popular event that began in the UK in the 1990’s. It showcases the latest in laboratory innovations with product demonstrations and is ideal for anyone who works in or around a laboratory. This will be the inaugural Science World event in France and follows the huge success seen by introducing the concept to Germany with events in Berlin and Düsseldorf...

               

                New Gas Chromatography System Brings Power of Orbitrap GC-MS Technology to Routine Applications

              Thermo Scientific Exactive GC Orbitrap GC-MS system allows researchers to gain deep understanding of samples and broadens the scope of routine analytical methods

              thermo fisher scientificResearchers in the fields of food safety, environmental, industrial, forensics and anti-doping can now expand their analytical capabilities using a system designed to enable powerful qualitative and quantitative analysis for GC-MS applications....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific and NIBRT Announce Scientific Collaboration for Biopharmaceutical Characterisation

              Analytical solutions designed to streamline workflows, quickly generate data for deeper understanding of molecular complexes

              thermo fisher scientificThermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, and the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) has announced a scientific collaboration focused on the development of analytical solutions for the characterisation of complex biopharmaceuticals...

               

                New Cell Culture Plate Eliminates Edge Effect During Extended Incubation

              Thermo Scientific Nunc Edge 2.0 Plate is designed to cost effectively increase cell consistency and productivity in cell-based assays

              Thermo Scientific Nunc Edge 2.0 PlateA new 96-well plate is uniquely engineered to virtually eliminate evaporation during lengthy incubation, enabling full-plate usage and increased well-to-well cell consistency for improved productivity in cell culture assays at a cost comparable to a standard 96-well plate....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Successfully Brought Science World Back to bcc Berlin Congress Center

              Science World, the Fisher Scientific Laboratory Experience, returned to Berlin on 1 June following a great show at the same venue two years ago.

              Berlin ConferenceThe event, hosted by Thermo Fisher Scientific, showcased the latest in laboratory innovations available through the Fisher Scientific channel. Thousands of products were in action for attendees to experience, making it an ideal for anyone working in or around a laboratory...

               

                New System for Fast and Consistent Results Makes UHPLC Widely Accessible

              Thermo Scientific VanquishFlex Binary UHPLC system boosts high-speed applications and provides exceptional LC and LC-MS performance

              thermo fisher scientificResearchers looking for fast and consistent results can now benefit from the new ultra high-performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC) system from Thermo Fisher Scientific to boost their LC and LC-MS  performance. As the latest addition to the Thermo Scientific Vanquish UHPLC platform, the new Thermo Scientific Vanquish Flex Binary UHPLC system adds a binary solvent delivery option in the 1000 bar (15,000 psi)...

               

                New Software and Cloud Solutions Provide Users with Advanced Customization

              Workflow-driven software and expanded Thermo Fisher Cloud solutions provide accelerated route to discovery

              thermo fisher scientificResearchers looking to simplify compound identification, quantitation and complex data analysis now have access to a wide range of software and cloud solutions designed to allow users to analyze, share and discover unique insights in several applications, including proteomics, metabolomics, food safety and biopharmaceutical characterization. Built with customization in mind, Thermo Fisher Scientific’s life sciences...

               

                New Technology Enables Comprehensive Biopharmaceutical Characterization Workflow with a Single Platform

              Thermo Scientific Q Exactive BioPharma enables three powerful new protein characterization workflows on one instrument

              thermo fisher scientificResearchers performing biopharmaceutical characterization can now benefit from a single system from Thermo Fisher Scientific that enables three powerful workflows for the complete characterization of biotherapeutics. The new Thermo Scientific Q Exactive BioPharma MS/MS Hybrid Quadropole-Orbitrap mass spectrometer takes full advantage of the high-resolution, accurate-mass (HRAM) capabilities of the Orbitrap...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Strengthens Life Sciences Leadership with New Instruments Launched at ASMS 2016

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, strengthened its industry-leading analytical instruments platform with innovative systems designed to help pharmaceutical and biologics producers more efficiently discover and develop candidate drugs.

              thermo fisher scientific“The success of our innovation strategy is based on continuous collaboration with our customers,” said Marc N. Casper, president and chief executive officer Thermo Fisher Scientific. “Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer, and we are committed to providing them with the most advanced analytical technologies to help them facilitate research and accelerate discovery....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Extends Technology Collaboration with University of Birmingham, UK

              New Phenome Centre Birmingham to use Thermo Scientific mass spectrometry instruments to advance metabolic phenotyping and metabolomics studies

              thermo fisher scientificThermo Fisher Scientific, Inc, the world leader in serving science, is pleased to announce plans to extend its technology collaboration with the University of Birmingham in the UK at the University’s new Phenome Centre. Thermo Fisher will supply a range of advanced mass spectrometry instruments to be used for the centre’s research in metabolic phenotyping and metabolomics studies...

               

                New Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers Offer Outstanding Sustainability and Sample Protection

              Energy usage reduced by up to 50 percent compared to conventional refrigerant ultra-low freezers

              Thermo Fisher ScientificA new range of ultra-low temperature freezers have been designed to offer laboratories a greener solution: less power consumption, less noise and higher efficiency without compromising the integrity of samples. The Thermo Scientific TSX ultra-low temperature freezers are available in two convenient size options and...

               

                New Recirculating Chillers Combine Noise Reduction and Cooling Performance

              Thermo Scientific ThermoFlex low-noise recirculating chillers promote a safer and reduced-stress environment

              Thermo Scientific ThermoFlexNew low-noise recirculating chillers are designed to remain quiet under all conditions while maintaining temperature control accuracy. Quiet performance of less than 58 dBA promotes a safer and reduced-stress environment in lab settings. The Thermo Scientific ThermoFlex recirculating chillers, which are on display at Analytica 2016 (Messe MĂźnchen, booth 101, hall B1) in Munich, Germany, are used to remove waste heat...

               

                New UHPLC Columns and Solvents Offer Users Expanded Application Flexibility

              Thermo Scientific Vanquish UHPLC columns and Fisher Chemical Optima UHPLC-MS solvents are designed for advanced performance on the Thermo Scientific Vanquish platform

              Thermo Fisher ScientificResearchers working with complex samples can now benefit from new UHPLC columns and solvents that are designed to provide advanced separation power, speed of analysis and throughput. The new  Thermo Scientific Vanquish UHPLC columns and  Fisher Chemical Optima UHPLC-MS solvents are specifically designed to complement...

               

                New Instruments and Software Designed to Improve Trace Elemental Analysis

              Thermo Scientific iCAP RQ ICP-MS spectrometer and Thermo Scientific Qtegra Intelligent Scientific Data solution help maximize efficiency and simplify method development

              Thermo Fisher ScientificLaboratories performing trace elemental analyses can now benefit from new systems and software designed to increase efficiency, productivity and streamline method development. The new Thermo Scientific iCAP RQ ICP-MS spectrometer is a robust instrument designed for maximum uptime and ease of use....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Brings Science World to the Berlin Congress Center

              Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, announces it will bring Fisher Scientific “Science World” to the Berlin Congress Center on 1 June 2016.

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Science World is a well-established and popular event that began in the UK in the 1990’s. It showcases the latest in laboratory innovations with product demonstrations ideal for anyone who works in the laboratory. Taking its first step into continental Europe, Science World was held at the Berlin Congress Center in 2014. The 2015 event took place at the Congress Center in Düsseldorf. Frank Schestag, Fisher Scientific...

               

                New Portable Infrared Spectrometer Enables Scientists to Analyze Samples in the Field

              Thermo Scientific Delta Ray IRIS and Delta Ray Connect IRIS among highlights at EGU 2016

              Thermo scientificScientists can now benefit from a portable infrared spectrometer, designed to provide continuous measurement of isotope ratios and CO2 concentrations in air and in containers. Live demonstrations of the Thermo Scientific Delta Ray Isotope Ratio Infrared Spectrometer (IRIS) with URI Connect were conducted at The European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU), at Austria Center Vienna...

               

                New Large Capacity Bioprocessing Centrifuge Enhances Productivity and Reliability

              Thermo Scientific Sorvall BIOS 16 centrifuge designed to provide simplified, flexible bioprocessing

              thermo fisher scientificDesigned to maximize productivity for bioprocessing customers, the new Thermo Scientific Sorvall BIOS 16 centrifuge offers an increased capacity of up to 16 L of cell culture product per run and unique design features to make working with large volumes easier and more convenient. In the increasingly complex, regulated and fast-paced bioprocessing environment, users require a centrifuge with simple operation and...

               

                New Visible-Range Spectrophotometer for Colorimetric Analysis in Education and QA/QC

              Thermo Scientific GENESYS 30 simplifies instrument operation and data interpretation

              Thermo Fisher ScientificA new rugged, accurate visible-range spectrophotometer is designed for lab managers and instructors looking for ease of operation and superior photometric performance in a single instrument. The Thermo Scientific GENESYS 30 visible-range spectrophotometer builds on the previous generation of GENESYS with improvements to the user experience in operation and use.

               

                New Easy-to-Use Microscopes Bring the Benefits of Raman Spectroscopy to More Analytical Labs

              Thermo Scientific DXR2 line of Raman microscopes ideal for scientists working in advanced materials research, pharmaceuticals, polymers and the developing life science research market

              Thermo Fisher Scientific New microscopes bring the power of Raman microscopy and high-resolution chemical imaging to more analytical laboratories and research groups who can benefit from having relevant sample information in the shortest time possible.   The Thermo Scientific DXR2 Raman microscopes, which made their debut at Pittcon 2016 (booth 2239) at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, provide...

               

                New Air-Bearing Rheometer Provides Enhanced Measurement Capabilities and Greater Flexibility

              Scientists in industrial QA/QC and research and development laboratories seeking to increase workflow efficiency and reduce operator errors can now rely on a portable, versatile and modular air-bearing oscillation rheometer.

              Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher has designed the Viscotester iQ rheometer to set new standards for footprint size, ease of use and usability. The Thermo Scientific HAAKE Viscotester iQ Air rheometer, on display at Pittcon 2016 (booth 2239) at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, extends the capabilities and measurement range of the HAAKE Viscotester iQ product line to enable monitoring of very low viscous materials...

               

                Activate Science Expands to Reach More Laboratory Personnel Across Europe

              Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced it will now bring its Fisher Scientific Activate Science events to laboratory personnel in the Nordics, starting with Vantaa on April 20, 2016.

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Adding the Nordics will bring the total number of events to nearly 45 in the coming months. Emily Quinton, European marketing communications manager, commented: “We’re building on a successful 2015 when we introduced Activate Science in Spain and Portugal with great results. In total, the programme included events in nine countries across Europe, reaching almost 3,000 delegates.” Activate Science events are...

               

                New FT-NIR Spectrometer is Lightweight, Compact and Cost-Effective

              Thermo Scientific Nicolet iS5N designed to make entry-level NIR analysis reliable

              Thermo Fisher ScientificFor small business owners, technicians, laboratory managers and method developers, a new FT-NIR spectrometer is designed to bring rapid and reliable (we’ve already said it’s a spectrometer) analysis for quality control and material verification. The Thermo Scientific Nicolet iS5N FT-NIR spectrometer, which made its debut during Pittcon 2016 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, is a cost-effective, compact...

               

                New UV-Vis Spectrophotometers Make it Easier to Determine Sample Quality and Suitability

              Thermo Scientific NanoDrop One spectrophotometers are designed to provide accurate quantitation and purity information to ensure success in downstream applications

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Life scientists who work with DNA, RNA and proteins can make educated decisions about sample suitability for experiments using the new standalone microvolume spectrophotometers. The spectrophotometers are designed to provide accurate quantitation and sample quality information to ensure downstream application success. The Thermo Scientific NanoDrop One and NanoDrop OneC UV-Vis microvolume...

               

                New UHPLC-MS Workflows Designed for Biopharmaceutical Characterization

              Therapeutic protein analysis kits, columns and software among highlights at Pittcon 2016

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Biopharmaceutical companies can now achieve advanced levels of specificity, sensitivity and speed with specialized analytical workflow solutions for the characterization and quantification of proteins. These new and comprehensive workflow solutions for in-depth biopharmaceutical characterization were exhibited at Pittcon 2016 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta. “Characterization and...

               

                New UHPLC Columns Offer Users Expanded Application Flexibility

              Thermo Scientific Vanquish UHPLC columns are designed for high performance separations, throughput and speed on the Thermo Scientific Vanquish platform

              Thermo Fisher ScientificResearchers working with complex samples can now benefit from new UHPLC columns that are designed to provide advanced separation power, speed of analysis and throughput. The new Thermo Scientific Vanquish UHPLC columns, which made their debut during Pittcon 2016 (booth 2239)  at the  Georgia World Congress Center,  Atlanta, are the latest addition to the Vanquish family and are specifically designed to

               

                New High-Pressure Ion Chromatography (HPIC) System Delivers New Levels of Simplicity and Flexibility

              Thermo Scientific Dionex Integrion HPIC system breaks new ground in productivity and efficiency for applied markets

              Thermo fisherNow scientists in environmental, food safety, pharmaceutical and industrial/petrochemical laboratories can rely on a new flexible and configurable HPIC system designed to deliver exceptional performance, productivity and efficiency. The Thermo Scientific Dionex Integrion HPIC system, exhibited for the first time at Pittcon 2016 (booth 2239) at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, is the newest addition to Thermo Fisher...

               

                Sartorius Named Fisher Scientific European Supplier of the Year

              Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, recently announced the winners of the Fisher Scientific Supplier Awards during its fifth Fisher Scientific European Sales Conference in Malta.

              Sartorius Supplier of the Year 2015From January 26-28, 2016, more than 700 delegates attended the Fisher Scientific European Sales Conference at the InterContinental, Malta. This was the fifth event of its kind, bringing together delegates from 18 different countries. The three-day event included an exhibition showcase with 68 booths featuring laboratory products from Thermo Fisher Scientific and other leading suppliers. The event culminated in a...

               

                New Chambers Designed to Provide Optimum Uniformity for Stable Environmental Conditions

              Thermo Scientific Environmental Chambers use a unique airflow system for advanced temperature control

              Thermo Fisher Scientific A new range of 230-volt environmental chambers, designed to provide  highly stable environmental conditions, is now available in Europe, Africa, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. The newly CE-marked range of Thermo Scientific Environmental Chambers provide temperature control above and below ambient for drug stability testing, shelf-life testing, insect studies or controlled storage. There are two models available in...

               

                Next-Generation Large Molecule Affinity Purification Solution Improves Biotherapeutic, Disease Biomarker and Sports Anti-Doping Bioanalysis

              Thermo Scientific MSIA Streptavidin EVO microcolumns simplify large molecule bioanalysis

              Thermo Fisher ScientificA new, fully automated affinity purification solution is designed to enable scientists to analyze large biomolecules, such as proteins and antibodies, with improved accuracy, consistency and simplicity, even at high throughputs. The new Thermo Scientific MSIA Strepdavidin EVO microcolumns have been designed to bring the novel mass spectrometric immunoassay (MSIA) affinity purification technology to...

               

                High-Pressure Ion Chromatography System Delivers New Levels of Simplicity and Flexibility

              Thermo Scientific Dionex Integrion High-Pressure Ion Chromatography (HPIC) system breaks new ground in productivity and efficiency for environmental, food safety, pharmaceutical and industrial/petrochemical laboratories

              thermo fisher scientificNow scientists in environmental, food safety, pharmaceutical and industrial/petrochemical laboratories can rely on a new flexible and configurable high-pressure ion chromatography system designed to deliver exceptional performance, productivity and efficiency. The Thermo Scientific Dionex Integrion High-Pressure Ion Chromatography (HPIC) system, the newest addition to the Thermo Fisher Scientific ion chromatography portfolio...

               

                New Benchtop Centrifuge Incorporates Hybrid Rotor for Application Flexibility

              Thermo Scientific Medifuge small benchtop centrifuge provides versatility within a compact footprint

              Thermo Scientific Medifuge small benchtop centrifugeClinical and life science researchers can now benefit from a new benchtop centrifuge that features a unique 2-in-1 hybrid rotor that has interchangeable fixed-angle and swinging buckets to facilitate quick and convenient switching between applications. Rotor exchange can be time-consuming and expensive, particularly for researchers constantly alternating between sample vessels. When coupled with the Thermo Scientific...

               

                New Nano LC System with ProFlow Technology Offers Advanced Low-flow Performance

              The Thermo Scientific UltiMate 3000 RSLCnano with ProFlow technology provides high-quality analyte identification and quantitation

              Thermo Fisher ScientificScientists performing nano liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC-MS) analyses who seek accurate quantitation and analyte identification can now use a system designed to deliver higher retention time precision and ease of use. The latest version of the Thermo Scientific UltiMate 3000 RSLCnano UHPLC system combines higher nano LC performance with versatility and ease-of-use. New ProFlow technology increases retention...

               

                Agilent Technologies Signs Instrument Control Exchange Agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific

              Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) have announced a formal agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific to exchange instrument controls to improve the productivity and user experience of customers using software and instruments from both companies.

              AgilentUnder the new agreement, Agilent and Thermo Fisher are exchanging instrument-control driver documentation and software for liquid chromatographs, gas chromatographs, capillary electrophoresis and ion chromatographs. The companies are also providing technical assistance to each other's software development groups for full and reliable control of Agilent instruments in the Thermo Scientific Chromeleon software and Thermo Scientific instruments in the Agilent OpenLAB CDS software....

               

                Thermo Scientific Orion 3106 COD Analyzer Designed for Accurate, Reliable Analyses of Organic Pollutants

              Wastewater treatment plants can benefit from a new chemical oxygen demand (COD) analyzer that will provide plant engineers with another tool to monitor water quality and prevent environmental contamination.

              thermo fisher scientificCOD analysis is used to detect levels of organic pollutants in water, and early identification of these contaminants can indicate an issue in the treatment process of wastewater. The new Thermo Scientific Orion 3106 COD analyzer is the latest addition to the portfolio of Orion products serving the wastewater industry. The analyzer combines a digestion step with colorimetric analysis to measure the concentration of organic compounds that...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Customer Installation of Q Exactive GC System

              The first installation of a new Orbitrap-based GC-MS/MS instrument, designed to bring the highest levels of detection and identification capabilities to GC-MS studies, has taken place at the Muenster Electrochemical Energy Technology (MEET) Battery Research Center, University of Muenster, Germany.

              thermo fisher scientificUnder the direction of Prof. Dr. Martin Winter, the MEET focuses on the research and development of innovative electrochemical energy storage devices with a high energy density, longer durability, and maximum safety. Dr. Nowak, Head of Division, Analytics and Environmental Aspects, will be the first to use the new Thermo Scientific Q Exactive GC hybrid quadrupole-Orbitrap GC-MS/MS instrument for his lab, with the aim to...

               

                Science World Celebrates “Silver Jubilee” at Doncaster Racecourse

              Science World, the United Kingdom’s premier laboratory experience, returned to Doncaster Racecourse on Oct. 7.

              Michael StevensThe event, hosted by Thermo Fisher Scientific, featured distinguished presenters and showcased the latest in laboratory innovations. This was the 25th Science World, a free event that welcomes laboratory industry personnel from across the UK. This year’s event attracted more than 350 delegates. Among the distinguished speakers at this year’s event were Baroness Susan Greenfield, who presented “Creativity in Science...

               

                New UV-Vis Spectrophotometer Simplifies Sample Quality Decisions

              Thermo Scientific NanoDrop One spectrophotometers designed to identify contaminants, providing accurate concentrations

              Thermo fisherLife scientists who work with DNA, RNA and proteins can make educated decisions about sample suitability in experiments using a standalone, microvolume spectrophotometer for accurate quantitation and purity measurements to ensure downstream application success. The Thermo Scientific NanoDrop One and NanoDrop OneC UV-Vis microvolume spectrophotometers are designed to help life science researchers gain a more complete...

               

                New Nano LC System and Columns for Proteomics Research Launched at HUPO 2015

              Designed and preconfigured for straightforward, state-of-the-art separations

              thermo fisherProteomics laboratories can benefit from a for liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC-MS). The new Thermo Scientific EASY-nLC 1200 system with a pressure capacity of 1200 bar is designed to provide effortless separation performance and high-throughput capacity. The Thermo Scientific EASY-nLC 1200 system and the Thermo Scientific Acclaim PepMap nanoLC columns made their debut at the Human Proteome Organization’s 14th Annual World...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Winners of 2016 Winter Conference Awards in Plasma Spectrochemistry

              Independent committee recognizes significant contributions in plasma spectrochemistry

              Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the winners of the 2016 Winter Conference Awards in Plasma Spectrochemistry. Selected by an independent awards committee, these industry leading scientists have made noteworthy contributions over time or through a single, significant breakthrough in the field of plasma spectrochemistry. Award winners will be honored during the Winter Plasma Conference in...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Receives IVDD CE Mark for its Thermo Scientific Prelude MD HPLC, Endura MD Mass Spectrometer and ClinQuan MD Software

              Now available to clinical laboratories in Europe for general in vitro diagnostic use

              Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced that it received the in vitro diagnostics device (IVDD) CE mark for its Thermo Scientific Prelude MD HPLC, Endura MD mass spectrometer and ClinQuan MD software. Available for general in vitro diagnostic use in Europe, clinical laboratories now have access to a high performance liquid chromatograph, mass spectrometer and LC-MS software designed and manufactured for in...

               

                Science World to Celebrate “Silver Jubilee” at Doncaster Racecourse

              Science World, the United Kingdom’s premier laboratory experience, is gearing up for its Silver Jubilee event on 7 October at Doncaster Racecourse.

              Thermo Fisher ScientificThe event, hosted by Thermo Fisher Scientific, showcases the very latest in laboratory innovations with thousands of products in action and is ideal for anyone who works in or around a laboratory. Celebrating the 25th Science World marks a significant milestone in the company’s history. Organised by Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, this show provides an unrivalled day out for all those involved in the laboratory...

               

                Quality Control of Immunoassay Testing is Now Stable for 5 Years

              Thermo Scientific MAS Liquimmune controls offer extended shelf life for fewer costly lot changes 

              thermo fisher scientificClinical chemistry and manufacturing laboratories performing quality control (QC) will now have relief from QC standard lot changes for up to five years. The Thermo Scientific MAS Liquimmune controls are designed to monitor immunoassay test procedures on automated instruments, and the analytes covered include those routinely measured for fertility, thyroid, iron deficiency, endocrine and allergy testing. They are the first clinical chemistry...

               

                New Clinical Diagnostic Solutions for Allergy and Autoimmune Testing On Display at AACC

              Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces advancements to allow for flexibility and higher throughput for diagnostic testing

              thermo fisherClinical laboratories performing immunodiagnostic testing now have a wider array of solutions to aid in the diagnosis of allergy and autoimmune diseases. The Phadia™ 2500E Laboratory System, ImmunoCAP™ Allergen Components (currently under FDA review) for Hazelnut, Walnut, and Cashew Nut, and EliA™ PR3s, MPOs and GBM Assays (recently FDA Cleared) make their debut at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting & Clinical...

               

                Four-Channel HPLC Increases Clinical Throughput Capabilities with Class I Medical Device Listing

              Bringing the advantages of high-throughput HPLC to the clinical market

              Thermo Fisher ScientificClinical laboratories requiring high-throughput separations for their LC-MS assays now have access to a new four-channel, high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) system designed to increase the productivity and efficiency of clinical sample separations, while freeing valuable bench space. Listed with the FDA as a Class I medical device for general clinical use, the Thermo Scientific Prelude LX-4 MD HPLC quadruples the productivity of a...

               

                Next-Generation System Redefines Performance for GC-MS Applications

              First to combine gas chromatography and high-resolution accurate-mass (HRAM) Orbitrap mass spectrometry for most comprehensive characterization in a single analysis

              Orbitrap Fusion Lumos-Easy Easy nLC FrontLaboratories performing food safety and authenticity, pharmaceutical, metabolomic, anti-doping and other analyses using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) can now achieve new levels of performance using high-resolution accurate-mass (HRAM) Orbitrap mass spectrometry, bringing the highest level of detection and identification capabilities to GC-MS studies. The new Thermo Scientific Q Exactive GC hybrid quadrupole-Orbitrap...

               

                New Tribrid Mass Spectrometer with Improved Sensitivity Redefines the Limits of Protein and Small Molecule Quantitation and Characterization

              Delivering new levels of performance and usability for the most challenging research applications

              Orbitrap Fusion Lumos-Easy Easy nLC FrontScientists performing advanced research in proteomics, biopharma, and metabolism/metabolomics can now test new limits of detection, characterization and quantitation with the latest tribrid mass spectrometer. As the newest addition to the pioneering line of Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Tribrid mass spectrometers, the Thermo Scientific OrbitrapFusion Lumos Tribrid Mass Spectrometer is designed to expand performance in advanced proteomics...

               

                New High Resolution Mass Spectral Database Offers Essential Tool for Unknown Compound Identification

              Web-based library developed in collaboration between Thermo Fisher and HighChem

              thermo fisherScientists conducting research in metabolomics, environmental, forensics and food safety can now turn to a globally accessible, web-based fragmentation library for identification of unknown compounds with high-quality, high resolution accurate mass (HRAM) data. Developed through a collaboration between Thermo Fisher Scientific and HighChem, Inc., mzCloud is a novel, searchable library of HRAM mass spectra, constructed from high-quality...

               

                New Protein Analysis Kit Provides Sensitive, Reproducible and Fast Results

              Immobilized trypsin design optimizes compatibility with high-throughput applications

              Thermo Fisher ScientificA new tool for protein digestion is designed to substantially reduce preparation times and associated errors, facilitating fast and reliable analytical results for biopharmaceutical and protein research applications. Current protein digestion techniques are comprised of complex procedures that require the determination of protein concentration, followed by sample reduction and alkylation steps prior to digestion with trypsin. This multifaceted preparation...

               

                New Column Designed for Increased Sensitivity for Rapid LC/MS Analyses

              Unique capillary design optimizes sensitivity and minimizes carryover for high performance protein identification

              Thermo A new column for liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC/MS) analysis uses a unique capillary design to offer labs with limited samples and complex mixtures a fast and high-resolution solution for the identification of protein samples, facilitating high sensitivity proteomics and biotech applications....

               

                High Performance UHPLC System Gets More Out of Every Sample

              New design optimizes modularity to support multiple methods

              Thermo Scientific Vanquish FlexA new ultra high-performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC) system delivers exceptional performance and reliable separations with the flexibility required for labs developing methods ranging from high-throughput analyses to pharmaceutical quality control applications....


               

                New Thermo Scientific Eutech 150 & 450 Waterproof Handheld Meters are Designed to Provide Benchtop Meter Functionality in a Portable Form

              The new Thermo Scientific Eutech 150 & 450 Waterproof Handheld Meters offer an innovative approach to electrochemistry measurement.

              Eutech meterThe latest addition to Thermo Fisher’s value-line of meters, the Eutech 150 & 450 series include seven waterproof handheld meters designed to deliver benchtop functionality with the versatility of a portable instrument. Features such as an optional power supply, convenient benchtop stand, and a lightweight but rugged housing allow for high performance in the lab or in the field. The new Thermo Scientific Eutech 150 & 450 Waterproof Handheld Meters will be displayed...

               

                New Ultra-Low Temperature Freezer Offers Outstanding Sustainability and Sample Protection

              Energy usage reduced by up to 50 percent compared to conventional refrigerant ultra-low freezers

              TSXA new ultra-low temperature freezer is designed to offer laboratories a greener solution: less power consumption, less noise and higher efficiency without compromising the integrity of samples. The Thermo Scientific TSX ultra-low temperature freezer features natural refrigerants for lower environmental impact and higher cooling efficiency. Due to its intuitive design, the TSX freezer uses up to 50 percent less energy than conventional refrigerant ultra-low freezers and delivers temperature uniformity...

               

                New Pre-validated Fluorinated Fragment Library Boosts Drug Screening Efficiency

              Enhanced NMR screening efficiency designed to save time and cost

              DNA strandResearchers engaged in drug discovery can now benefit from a new library of fluorinated compounds with superior drug-like characteristics designed to maximize the efficiency of fluorine Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and X-ray crystallography screening, saving both time and cost in the process. The new Maybridge Fluorine Labeled Fragment Library is a diverse fragment library of 480 fluorinated compounds that has been...

               

                BioTek Receives 2014 Supplier of the Year Award from Fisher Scientific

              BioTek Instruments, a global leader in microplate instrumentation technology, recently received the '2014 Supplier of the Year' award from Fisher Scientific, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific.

              biotekThe award was presented to BioTek in Phoenix, Arizona at Fisher Scientific’s annual meeting. Fisher Scientific annually presents this award to the supplier that best exemplifies outstanding overall performance and support in a number of categories including percent growth, marketing participation, new product development and on time delivery to help grow Fisher’s North American business. This prestigious award was presented by David Koi...

               

                Duran Group Scilabware Wins Fisher Scientific Supplier of the Year Award

              Fisher Scientific, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, recently announced the winners of the Supplier Awards during its fourth European Sales Conference, held in Malta.

              Duran winnerFrom January 27 - 29 2015, more than 700 delegates attended the Fisher Scientific Sales Conference at the Hilton, Malta. This was the fourth event of its kind, bringing together delegates from 21 countries. The three day event included an exhibition showcase with 63 booths featuring laboratory products from Fisher Scientific and other leading suppliers. The event culminated in a gala dinner and awards ceremony, during which the...

               

                Expanded Family of Hydrophobic Interaction Columns Offers New Selectivity Options for Characterizing Monoclonal Antibodies

              Thermo Scientific MAbPac HIC-20 and MAbPac HIC-Butyl Columns Join Lineup

              MAbPac HICLaboratories characterizing monoclonal antibodies (mAb) now have additional hydrophobic interaction chromatography (HIC) selectivity options, thanks to the expanded family of Thermo Scientific MAbPac HIC HPLC columns.  New Thermo Scientific MAbPac HIC-20 and MAbPac HIC-Butyl columns join the company’s line of columns for monoclonal antibody analysis, a response to customer demand for additional selectivity options for...

               

                Transforming triple quadrupole LC-MS with new levels of robustness and usability

              TSQ Endura LC-MS delivers high sensitivity, extreme uptime

              tsq-enduraLaboratories performing clinical research and other high throughput LC-MS workflows have access to a new triple quadrupole platform designed for higher uptime than any competitive instrument. The Thermo Scientific Endura triple stage quadrupole mass spectrometer shares much of the advanced technology of the Thermo Scientific TSQ Quantiva MS system developed at the same time to transform the triple quadrupole LC-MS category.....

               

                Improved Determination of Key Analytes in Fine Particulate Matter

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an ion chromatography method with suppressed conductivity detection for sensitive determination of inorganic anions and carboxylic acids (fluoride, acetate, formate, mesylate, chloride, nitrate, succinate, malonate, sulfate, and oxalate) in airborne particulate matter (PM2.5).

              thermo fisherApplication Note 1107: Determination of Anions and Carboxylic Acids in Urban Fine Particles (PM2.5) demonstrates that this new method can determine more analytes relevant to air contamination than either of the two standard methods currently in use. The determination is performed using a high-pressure ion chromatography system, the Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ ICS-5000+ Reagent-Free™ HPIC™ system, equipped with a...

               

                Validation of GC-MS/MS for Detection and Confirmation of Low-Level Dioxins

              In collaboration with scientists from the European Union Reference Laboratory for Dioxins and PCBs in Feed and Food, Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a simple, reliable and robust method for detecting and confirming low levels of dioxins in food and feed samples using a triple quadrupole gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer (GC-MS/MS) system equipped with an autosampler.

              thermo fisherApplication Note 10406: Validation of GC-MS/MS for Detection and Confirmation of Low-Level Dioxins illustrates the excellent selectivity and sensitivity of this GC-MS/MS System for low levels of dioxins, even in complex matrices. Dioxins are a group of chemically-related compounds, including polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (PCDDs), polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs), and some dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). These compounds are...

               

                Options to Determine Uronic Acids in Wood Hydrolysates

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed two robust methods to identify uronic acids in acid-hydrolyzed wood samples, with each method using a different specialized anion-exchange column as demonstrated in Application Note 1091: Determination of Uronic Acids and Wood Sugars in Wood-Based Hydrolysates.

              thermo fisherMethod 1 is a single high-performance anion-exchange chromatography with pulsed amperometric detection method that uses a mono- and disaccharide column, the Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ CarboPac™ PA20 column, for wood sugars and uronic acids. Method 2 is a faster method that uses an oligosaccharide column...

               

                Validation of GC-MS/MS for Detection and Confirmation of Low-Level Dioxins

              In collaboration with scientists from the European Union Reference Laboratory for Dioxins and PCBs in Feed and Food, Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a simple, reliable and robust method for detecting and confirming low levels of dioxins in food and feed samples using a triple quadrupole gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer (GC-MS/MS) system equipped with an autosampler.

              thermo fisherApplication Note 10406: Validation of GC-MS/MS for Detection and Confirmation of Low-Level Dioxins illustrates the excellent selectivity and sensitivity of this GC-MS/MS System for low levels of dioxins, even in complex matrices. Dioxins are a group of chemically-related compounds, including polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (PCDDs), polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs), and some dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). These compounds are...

               

                Easy and Cost-Effective Determination of Dicyandiamide in Milk Powder

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              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an efficient and simple high-performance liquid chromatography method for the determination of dicyandiamide in milk powder using an ion-exclusion chromatography column that is capable of rapidly analyzing polar compounds such as aliphatic organic acids and alcohols in complex and high-ionic-strength samples.

               

                Improved Method for Protein Quality Control

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a pH-gradient-based method that provides excellent resolution for monoclonal antibody (MAb) charge variants.

              thermo fisher logoApplication Note 1092: Separation of Intact Monoclonal Antibody Sialylation Isoforms by pH Gradient Ion-Exchange Chromatography demonstrates that this approach is more convenient and straightforward than the isoelectric focusing method routinely used for protein sialylation profiling. This new method uses a cation-exchange protein column on a biocompatible analytical liquid chromatography system; a separate project is...

               

                Simple and Reliable Determination of Acesulfame in Vinegar

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an efficient high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method using a mixed-mode column, the Thermo Scientific™Acclaim™ Mixed-Mode WAX-1 column, with ultraviolet detection for a rapid and sensitive determination of acesulfame in vinegar.

              thermo fisherApplication Note 1104: Rapid and Sensitive Determination of Acesulfame in Vinegar demonstrates that this approach offers the advantages of simple sample preparation, good method reproducibility, and a wide linear calibration range. This new method also achieves a detection limit much lower than that specified by the Standardization Administration of China. Acesulfame is extensively used as a sugar substitute in foods and...

               

                Powerful Detection of Low-level Alkylphenols

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              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a method to analyze food and environmental matrices for the presence of alkylphenol compounds using a GC-MS/MS system with automated selected reaction monitoring (AutoSRM).

              Application Note 10407: Analysis of Alkylphenols Using GC-MS/MS and Automated SRM Development demonstrates the combined analytical power of the Thermo Scientific TRACE 1310 GC, the Thermo Scientific TSQ Duo triple quadrupole mass spectrometer and the Thermo Scientific Dionex Chromeleon Chromatography Data System (CDS) software to detect and quantify alkylphenol compounds in water and solid samples....

               

               

                Advances in 3D Cell Culture

              By Cindy Neeley, PhD., Field Applications Scientist, Labware & Speciality Plastics at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

              Thermo Fisher Scientific logoSince their introduction in the 80s, three-dimensional (3D) cell cultures have been employed by tissue engineers, cell biologists, and cancer and stem cell scientists, mostly at university research laboratories. The continuous development of materials and cell culture methodologies has enabled the establishment of cell culture conditions that more closely reproduce the environment found in vivo. The first 3D culture methods were cumbersome, time-consuming....

               

                Improved Determination of Benzo(a)pyrene in Meat Products

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an efficient high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method with fluorescence detection for sensitive and rapid determination of benzo[a]pyrene in meat products.

              thermo fisher chromatographyThis method uses on-line solid-phase extraction (SPE) for sample preparation instead of the commonly used off-line SPE method. Application Note 1093: Determination of Benzo(a)pyrene in Sausage and Preserved Ham demonstrates that this approach reduces costs associated with the SPE cartridge, labor, time, and reagents; and results are more consistent because the cleanup step is performed by automated on-line SPE rather than...

               

                New Orbitrap-Based Mass Spectrometer Makes High-Resolution Accurate-Mass Analysis Widely Accessible

              Introducing the New Q Exactive Focus benchtop LC-MS/MS

              Q_Exactive-FocusLaboratories performing food and environmental testing, clinical research, forensic toxicology, pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical measurements, and other applied analyses can now benefit from the performance of high-resolution accurate-mass (HRAM) Orbitrap mass spectrometry using a new instrument designed for cost-per-sample-sensitive workflows. The new Thermo Scientific Q Exactive Focus LC-MS/MS is...

               

                Troubleshooting Guide Improves Gas Chromatography Performance

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a user-friendly tool that provides technical assistance for gas chromatography (GC) methods and applications.

              thermo fisher Designed with the expert advice of columnist John Hinshaw, the GC Troubleshooting Guide provides a step-by-step process to easily diagnosis common symptoms. The guide combats difficulties laboratory professionals can encounter when running GC methods: high levels of noise, spiking peaks, ghost peaks, decreasing retention times, and irreproducible results. This tool—offered both as an iPad mobile application and for desktop systems...

               

                Simultaneous Determination of Lithium, Sodium, and Calcium in Lithium Carbonate

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an ion chromatography (IC)-based method to simultaneously determine lithium, sodium, and calcium in lithium carbonate without handling hazardous reagents.

              thermo fisher chromatographyApplication Note 1090: IC Assay for Lithium, Sodium, and Calcium in Lithium Carbonatedemonstrates accurate determinations of these three analytes by separation on a cation-exchange column and detection by suppressed conductivity. This approach offers a fast (25 minutes), simple, accurate, and robust alternative to the time-consuming assays for these three analytes in the current United States Pharmacopeia (USP) monograph...

               

                Enhance Sample Preconcentration and Reduce Workflow

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a method that uses solid-phase extraction (SPE) well plates to improve sample preconcentration prior to analysis while maintaining high levels of precision, accuracy, recovery, and sample cleanliness.

              thermo fisher Application Note 20941: SOLAΟ for Pre-Analysis Sample Concentration demonstrates the ability to decrease the lower limit of quantitation by a factor of 20 without the need for lengthy evaporation procedures that may compromise analytical results. By performing a preconcentration step during sample preparation, analysts can reduce workflow, provide stability for analytes susceptible to loss or degradation during evaporation/reconstitution, and...

               

                “Tandem Mass Tag” Team Wins HUPO Science & Technology Award

              Two scientists from Thermo Fisher Scientific, as well as a collaborator from Proteome Sciences plc, have been recognized for their contribution to develop and commercialize isobaric labeling for quantitative proteomics experiments.

              thermo logoThe award, the annual Science and Technology Award from the Human Proteome Organization, recognized the scientists’ contribution to the development of Tandem Mass Tag (TMT) isobaric labeling, which was invented by Proteome Sciences and is licensed solely by Thermo Fisher Scientific. The awardees include...

               

                Quickly Identify Rhodamine B in Cosmetics

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an efficient high-performance liquid chromatography method that uses fluorescence detection to achieve a rapid and sensitive determination of rhodamine B in cosmetics.

              thermo fisherApplication Note 1102: Rapid and Sensitive Determination of Rhodamine B in Cosmetics demonstrates the advantages of this method using a rapid separation liquid chromatography (RSLC) column on an RSLC system. This approach provides good method reproducibility (retention time reproducibility relative standard deviation [RSD] of 0.09% and peak area reproducibility RSD of 0.75%) and a wide linear calibration range (from 2 to 1000 Οg/L)...


               

                Precise and Easy Static Headspace Analysis of Residual Solvents

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a precise, automated gas chromatography (GC) method for static headspace analysis of residual solvents in flexible packaging, using a headspace autosampler capable of multiple headspace extraction (MHE).

              thermo fisher chromatographyApplication Note 10396: Static Headspace Analysis of Residual Solvents in Flexible Packaging and Quantitation with Multiple Headspace Extraction Following EN 13628-1: 2002 demonstrates the combined analytical power of the Thermo Scientific TRACE 1310 GC and the Thermo Scientific TriPlus 300 Headspace Autosampler to detect and quantify solvents that may leach from adhesives in flexible plastic packaging into the food products the packaging was...

               

                New GC-MS Runs Both Single and Triple Quadrupole Methods Using Familiar Software

              Laboratories performing environmental analysis, forensics testing or other single quadrupole gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) analyses that need a simple, cost-effective way to add GC-MS/MS capabilities, have a new option with the Thermo Scientific TSQ Duo triple quadrupole GC-MS/MS system.

              TSQDUO“We designed this instrument specifically for labs needing to maintain their current GC or single quadrupole GC-MS workflows while adding triple quadrupole capabilities with minimal disruption,” said Paul Silcock, marketing manager, GC-MS for Thermo Fisher Scientific. “The TSQ Duo system allows users to run their current methods and then easily move over to MS/MS analysis when the time is right for them, on a familiar system using the...

               

                Analysis of p-Toluenesulfonic Acid in Water-Insoluble Drugs

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an efficient ion chromatography (IC) method with on-line sample cleanup for the rapid and sensitive determination of p-toluenesulfonic acid in water-insoluble drugs.

              thermo logoThe on-line cleanup step provides the benefits of efficient matrix elimination, time savings, and convenience. Application Brief 165:Determination of p-Toluenesulfonic Acid in Water-Insoluble Drugs shows that this approach—performed on an integrated IC system that includes sample preparation capability and uses an ion chromatography column designed for separation with sodium carbonate/sodium biocarbonate eluents—demonstrates good linearity with a...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Teams with National Reference Labs on New European Regulation, Allowing GC-MS/MS to Confirm Dioxins in Feed and Food

              European laboratories testing feed and food for dioxins and dioxin-like substances now have lower-cost, smaller-footprint alternatives to high-resolution mass spectrometers (HRMS) for confirming levels of the toxic contaminants, thanks to a new  European Union regulation.

              TSQ 8000 Evo copyThermo Fisher Scientific worked closely with national reference labs (NRLs) in the European Union to support the development of the new regulation, known as Commission Regulation (EU) No. 709/2014, which permits use of gas chromatograph-triple stage quadrupole mass spectrometers (GC-MS/MS) for confirmation. EU regulations previously permitted the use of GC-MS/MS only to screen samples for dioxins, a group of persistent organic chemicals that can cause...

               

                Impressive Separation of a Fusion Protein

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a high-resolution hydrophobic interaction chromatography (HIC) method that can separate a fusion protein from a truncated version and a structural isomer.

              thermo fisherApplication Brief 171: High-Resolution Separation of a Fusion Protein demonstrates that two different HIC columns—the Thermo Scientific™ ProPac™ HIC-10 column and the new MAbPac™ HIC-10 column—can each perform this challenging separation. While the ProPac HIC-10 column is an established column for the analysis of monoclonal antibody post-translational modifications, the MAbPac™ HIC-10 column exhibits the best performance....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Endowment to Support New Distinguished Analytical Chemistry Seminar Series at NC State University

              Scientists and students in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina will have new opportunities to attend presentations by leading analytical chemistry authorities, thanks to an endowment established by Thermo Fisher Scientific in the College of Sciences at North Carolina State University.

              thermo logoThe endowment will help support the planned Distinguished Analytical Chemistry Seminar Series in the Department of Chemistry.  North Carolina State University is part of a system of 17 different public campuses which was chartered in 1789 which includes the NC School of Science and Mathematics, the first of its kind in the US to foster the growth of gifted high school students. The University of North Carolina System has nearly...

               

                Simple and Accurate Determination of Total Choline in Infant Formulas and Adult Nutritionals

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has updated an ion chromatography (IC) method to more easily determine total choline (free and bound forms) in 17 samples representing all forms of infant formula, adult nutritionals, and pediatric formulas (powder, ready-to-feed products, and liquid concentrates).

              thermo fisher logoApplication Update (AU) 193: Choline in Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, a Single Laboratory Validation demonstrates that this simple yet robust approach decreases sample preparation time while accurately determining choline in these products. The method detailed in AU 193 runs on an IC system that requires only a source of degassed DI water for generation of high-purity eluent, thus simplifying operation while increasing precision and...

               

                Fisher Scientific, University of Birmingham Team Up to Study Sources, Pathways of Brominated Flame Retardant Pollution

              Citing concern about suspected threats to the health of humans and wildlife, the European Union’s Marie Curie European Industrial Doctorate program has awarded a €1.2 million research grant to four early-stage researchers from Asia, Australia and Europe to study the environmental effects of one of the most common types of flame retardants.

              ELUTE copyThe four-year grant, entitled “Elucidating Sources and Pathways of Environmental Contamination with Brominated Persistent Organic Chemicals Using Advanced Instrumental Tools (ELUTE),” will allow researchers to pursue individual projects in the laboratory of  Stuart Harrad, MSc, Ph.D.at the University of Birmingham, UK, and the Thermo Fisher Scientific Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Center of Excellence in Bremen, Germany...

               

                New Hydrophobic Interaction Column Offers Additional Selectivity for Separating Monoclonal Antibodies or Antibody-drug Conjugates

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              Many laboratories analyzing monoclonal antibodies (mAb) regularly encounter situations where they need alternative hydrophobic interaction chromatography (HIC) selectivity. Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed new column chemistry that separates many more of these challenging mAbs, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) and proteins.

               

                Reliable Assays for Sugars in Acid-Hydrolyzed Wood

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed two rapid and robust high-performance anion-exchange chromatography with pulsed amperometric detection (HPAE-PAD) methods for the accurate determination of common sugars in acid-hydrolyzed wood samples.

              thermo fisher chromatographyApplication Note (AN) 1089: Determination of Carbohydrates in Acid Hydrolysates of Wood demonstrates that this approach achieves high-resolution separation of even the sugar pair rhamnose-galactose that has been challenging to resolve using existing HPAE-PAD methods. Both methods use a new polymeric column, the Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ CarboPac™ SA10-4μm column, configured with a new system, the...

               

                Determination of Thiosulfate and Pyrophosphate in Crayfish Wash Powder

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a simple, efficient, sensitive, and reproducible capillary ion chromatography (IC) method for determining thiosulfate and pyrophosphate in crayfish wash powder.

              thermo logoApplication Note 1088: Determination of Thiosulfate and Pyrophosphate in Crayfish Wash Powder demonstrates that this application is easily executed using a Reagent-Free™ IC system capable of high-pressure IC controlled by data management software. The analyst simply adds water and samples to separate thiosulfate and pyrophosphate on a specialized anion-exchange column, the Dionex IonPac AS19 capillary column, thus...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Transforms Chromatography by Reimagining UHPLC

              Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today unveiled a new high performance liquid chromatography system designed from the ground up to provide new levels of performance, productivity and usability when used as a standalone system or with the latest mass spectrometers.

              thermo transformThe new Thermo Scientific Vanquish UHPLC looks different from standard UHPLC systems, and there are benefits to its clean design. The monolithic case contains an instrument that combines the ruggedness of an integrated system with the flexibility and serviceability of a modular system. Vanquish stands about 25 percent lower than comparable modular stacks for safety and convenience in the laboratory...

               

                Simultaneous Determination of Amlodipine and Its Counterion Besylate

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              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a simple, rapid, reliable, and accurate high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method for the simultaneous determination of amlodipine and besylate in an amlodipine besylate drug substance.

              Application Note 1087: Simultaneous Determination of Amlodipine and Its Counterion Besylate by HPLC demonstrates that this method requires only 8 minutes per analysis using a column designed for pharmaceutical analysis and ultraviolet detection. In addition, combining the analysis of the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) and counterion into a single method saves times, reduces mobile phase consumption, and minimizes waste. Amlodipine besylate is a...

               

                Rapid Determination of Myo-Inositol in Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

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              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a high-performance anion-exchange chromatography with pulsed amperometric detection method, based on AOAC Official Method 2011.18, to determine free and bound myo-inositol in infant formula and adult nutritionals.

              Application Note (AN) 1083: Determination of Myo-Inositol (Free and Bound as Phosphatidylinositol) in Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionalsdemonstrates a column-switching technique used to remove strongly retained carbohydrates in the sample, thereby reducing run time. Pulsed amperometric detection with a gold on polytetrafluoroethylene disposable electrode offers high sensitivity while eliminating the need for sample derivatization and electrode polishing...

               

                Method Separates Oxidized Monoclonal Antibody (MAb) Species

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has demonstrated that a hydrophobic interaction chromatography (HIC) column, the Thermo Scientific™ ProPac™ HIC-10 column, is suitable for separating low-concentration species of an intentionally oxidized MAb from the native MAb.

              thermo logThe same method can be used to separate the papain fragments from the intentionally oxidized MAb, as well as the papain fragments of the native MAb. Application Note 1084: Separation of Papain Digests of Oxidized Monoclonal Antibodiesdetails how the ProPac HIC-10 column can be used to resolve antigen-binding fragments (Fab) and nonantigen-binding fragments (Fc) generated by papain digestion, as well as oxidized Fab/Fc from native Fab/Fc...

               

                A Toxic-Free Alternative: Rigorous Assay of Chloride and Sulfate in Adenosine

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a fast and robust ion chromatography (IC)-based method for the determination of chloride and sulfate in adenosine.

              thermo fisher logoApplication Note 1075: Ion Chromatography Assay for Chloride and Sulfate in Adenosine demonstrates that this method supports high sample throughput with a run time of just 3.5 min, requires no toxic chemicals, and can replace the U.S. Pharmacopeia monograph’s existing turbidity-based assays of these compounds. A high-pressure IC system (Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ ICS-5000+ HPIC™ IC system) combined with a...

               

                Determination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Environmental Waters

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              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a high-performance liquid chromatography method to determine 20 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in environmental waters using on-line solid-phase extraction (SPE) for sample preparation.

              This approach moves the off-line sample preparation procedures of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Methods 550 and 550.1 on line to save time and labor. Application Note (AN) 1085: Sensitive and Rapid Determination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Tap Water demonstrates reduced method detection limits for ultraviolet and fluorescence detections, thus enabling a convenient method for determination of PAHs in environmental and drinking water...

               

                New Mass Spectral Library Designed to Streamline Environmental, Food Safety, Clinical Research and Forensic Toxicology Analyses

              Laboratories analyzing environmental, clinical research/toxicological, and food samples have a powerful new data tool expected to save time and money while identifying compounds with high levels of confidence.  

              Thermo Fisher Scientific logoThermo Fisher Scientific announces its high resolution accurate mass (HRAM) spectral library at the 62nd ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics. “This is a true library with full, high-resolution spectra for every compound it contains,” said Jennifer Massi, program manager, environmental and food safety for Thermo Fisher Scientific. “In fact, we ran multiple MS/MS spectra for each compound, and each was analyzed at multiple collision energies. This is designed to enhance method flexibility and confidence in results.”...

               

                New Screening Library Offers Exceptional Chemical Diversity to Increase Hit Probability

              Delivering highly diverse coverage of drug-like chemical space in a single library

              Maybridge HitCreator Chart A new highly diverse library of screening compounds is designed to maximize efficiency and productivity for researchers in early phase small molecule drug discovery. By delivering exceptionally diverse coverage of the space spanned by all possible drug-like molecules and associated characteristics, the Maybridge HitCreator library provides a greater hit probability than larger, but less diverse, screening libraries...

               

                New Thermo Scientific High Resolution Accurate Mass LC-MS System Can Scan 50 Percent Faster than Predecessor

              When it comes to pursuing breakthroughs in proteomics research, there’s no such thing as too much scanning speed, as long as data quality remains high.

              Q ExactiveAddressing this demand is the latest addition to the best-selling Q Exactive family of Thermo Scientific liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) systems, the Thermo Scientific Q Exactive HF instrument. The Thermo Scientific Q Exactive HF system is making its debut at the 62nd ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, booth 127, and at the Holiday suite in the Hilton Baltimore Hotel...

               

                Software Automates Deep Characterization of Biotherapeutic Proteins

              As protein-based drugs become more important in treating major diseases, producers face the critical challenge of deeply characterizing these highly-complex molecules for efficacy and safety, as well as to meet quality requirements.

              PepFinder Now there’s a new software tool designed to increase the speed, quality and confidence in comprehensive biotherapeutic protein characterization useful for drug development and production quality control. Thermo Scientific PepFinder software is making its debut at the 62nd ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, booth 127, and at the company’s hospitality suite: Holiday, Baltimore Hilton. PepFinder software is designed to...

               

                Next Generation Triple Quadrupole GC-MS Designed to be More Sensitive and Three Times Faster than Predecessor

              Laboratories analyzing food, the environment, and biological samples for compounds like dioxins, PCBs, pesticides, steroids and other challenging analytes now have access to a new generation of GC-MS/MS from Thermo Fisher Scientific, designed to deliver more sensitivity at faster speeds than its predecessor.

              TSQ 8000 Evo copyThe new Thermo Scientific TSQ 8000 Evo triple quadrupole GC-MS is making its debut at the 62nd ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics at the company’s hospitality suite: Holiday, Baltimore Hilton. The TSQ 8000 Evo system improves on the features of its predecessor, the TSQ 8000, with new EvoCell technology, demonstrated in company-run experiments to triple selected reaction monitoring (SRM) transition rates without compromising sensitivity...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Registers San Jose Facility with FDA

              Thermo Fisher Scientific today announced that its San Jose, California facility has registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a medical device establishment.

              Thermo Fisher Scientific logoThe site has established a quality in accordance with the FDA Quality System Regulations to design and manufacture devices for analyzing samples from patients for in vitro diagnostic use. “Last year we achieved ISO 13485 certification for the San Jose site, and this FDA registration is the next major milestone in our ongoing initiative to develop Class 1 mass spectrometry-based instruments for the clinical market,” said Dan Shine, president, chromatography and mass spectrometry, Thermo Fisher Scientific... 

               

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific and BioAnalytix Collaborate To Develop Advanced Biopharmaceutical Analysis Workflows

              Scientists at Thermo Fisher Scientific and BioAnalytix, Inc., of Cambridge, MA, are combining their expertise to develop advanced analytical profiling platforms and applications to characterize biologic and biosimilar drugs.

              thermo fisher photoBiologic drugs, such as therapeutic monoclonal antibodies, are extremely large and complex biomolecules, and represent one of the most significant areas in the pharmaceutical industry today. Minor differences in biologic structure from drug to drug, or from manufacturing lot to manufacturing lot, however, can profoundly affect these drugs’ safety and efficacy profiles...

               

                Easily Detect Trace Amounts of Tigecycline in a Cell Lysate

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              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an on-line solid-phase extraction–high-performance liquid chromatography (SPE-HPLC) method combined with ultraviolet (UV) absorbance detection for the simple and sensitive determination of tigecycline in a cell lysate sample.

              Application Note 1074:Determination of Tigecycline in a Cell Lysate demonstrates that this approach, performed on a rapid separation LC (RSLC) system controlled by data management software, detects trace amounts of tigecycline in tigecycline-treated cells, concentrations so low that they cannot be assayed using a routine HPLC-UV detection method. The prevalence of multidrug-resistant bacteria in hospitals underscores the need for...

               

                Sensitive and Robust Assay for Ammonia in Sodium Bicarbonate

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a new ion chromatography (IC)-based method that overcomes typical challenges associated with quantification of low amounts of ammonia in the presence of a high concentration of sodium in sodium bicarbonate.

              thermo fisherApplication Note 1073: Determination of Ammonia in Sodium Bicarbonatedemonstrates that this assay meets the analytical performance characteristics recommended by United States Pharmacopeia (USP) General Chapter <1225>, including precisions (retention time relative standard deviation [RSD] less than 0.1% and peak area RSD less than 2%), accuracy (average recovery 88–117%), limits of detection, and robustness...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific and Nuclea Biotechnologies Collaborate to Accelerate Translation of Multiplexed Methods to Quantify Type 2 Diabetes Markers

              Scientists at Nuclea Biotechnologies, Inc. and Thermo Fisher Scientific are pooling their expertise to develop novel multiplexed research methods for high-throughput quantification of native insulin and its therapeutic analogs.

              Scientists thermo fisherMonitoring the levels of these markers may be useful in predicting the response to therapy for Type 2 diabetes. Nuclea has extensive experience in developing and commercializing biomarkers and clinical tests. The Thermo Fisher Scientific Biomarker Research Initiatives in Mass Spectrometry (BRIMS) Center has successfully collaborated with numerous leading clinical researchers to apply mass spectrometry (MS) to biomarker discovery...

               

                Efficiently Determine Growth Stimulants in Meat

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              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a high-performance liquid chromatography (LC) method that simplifies determination of clenbuterol, ractopamine, and phenolethanolamine in meat using on-line solid-phase extraction (SPE) and ultraviolet absorbance detection.

              Application Brief (AB) 154: Rapid and Sensitive Determination of Clenbuterol, Ractopamine, and Phenolethanolamine in Meatdemonstrates that this method, performed using a dual rapid separation LC system controlled by data management software, achieves method detection limits equivalent to those obtained by mass spectrometry (MS). Additionally, this approach offers the advantages of...

               

                New Solid Phase Extraction Technology for Bioanalysis is Designed to Provide Robust, Reproducible Extractions at Low Elution Volumes

              A trend in bioanalysis is moving toward methods that require higher levels of sensitivity and reproducibility with decreasing sample volumes. To meet these needs, Thermo Fisher Scientific has introduced Thermo Scientific SOLAÂľ solid phase extraction (SPE) micro elution plates.

              thermo fisher imageUsing award-winning SOLA SPE technology, SOLAÂľ plates are designed to deliver robust, reproducible processing at elution volumes as low as 25 ÂľL. In company-conducted experiments, the new SPE plates have improved sensitivity over comparable SPE products as much as twenty-fold due to improved pre-concentration while maintaining high levels of reproducibility...

               

                Joint Effort to Expand Glow Discharge Mass Spectrometry Applications Formed

              Thermo Fisher Scientific and Evans Analytical Group team up to apply pulsed GDMS to analysis of non-conductive materials, depth profiling    

              Thermo Fisher LogoScientists analyzing non-conductive, high-purity materials will soon be able to apply powerful high-resolution glow discharge mass spectrometry (GDMS) to this task. This will open the technique, for example, to analysis of high-purity sapphire used for flat panel displays, ceramics, alumina powder and other desirable applications, including thin-layer depth profiling of hard drive components...

               

                Rapid and Reliable Determination of Phenolic Compounds in Soil

              Thermo Fisher has developed an efficient and simple high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method with ultraviolet detection for the determination of phenolic compounds (gallic acid, caffeic acid, 4-hydroxybenzoic acid, syringic acid, ferulic acid, salicylic acid, phloroglucinol, cinnamic acid, catechin, quercetin, vanillin, phloridzin, and phloretin) in apple orchard soil.

              thermo fisher chromatographyApplication Note (AN) 1077: Determination of Phenolic Compounds in Apple Orchard Soil demonstrates that the entire analysis process, including sample preparation and separation for one soil sample, can be accomplished within 80 minutes using this method combined with an accelerated solvent extractor....

               

                Analysis of Pesticides Present in Ayurvedic Churna by GC-MS/MS

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a method for quantitative determination of over 200 multi-residue pesticides present in a blend of herbs and spices known as “churna”and widely used in Ayurvedic medicine using gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (GC-MS/MS).

              Thermo Fisher ScientificApplication Note 10361, Analysis of Multi-Residue Pesticides Present in Ayurvedic Churna by GC-MS/MS describes a sensitive and precise assay for the detection of pesticides. Trace levels of the multi-residue pesticides were detected in the highly complex churna extracts at concentrations as low as 2.5 ng/g. The analysis was performed using a Thermo Scientific™ TRACE™ 1310 GC coupled to a Thermo Scientific™ TSQ 8000™ triple-quadrupole GC-MS/MS.

               

                New Peristaltic Pump Delivers Unparalleled Flexibility in Fluid Transfer

              Broad flow range, ergonomic, compact design easily integrates into space-constrained applications.  

              MiniflexA new peristaltic pump enables researchers working in bioprocessing environments to achieve the precision and reliability needed to improve their processes. The Thermo Scientific Miniflex peristaltic pump delivers an expanded flow range of up to 370 mL per minute, allowing researchers to effectively dispense low- and high-volume fluids with repeatability and accuracy on a scale previously not offered by pumps of equivalent size...

               

                New Cryostat Offers High-Quality, Efficient Frozen Sectioning

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              A new manual cryostat offers scientists improved functionality and ergonomics, ensuring efficient, high-quality frozen sectioning.

              The Thermo Scientific HM525 NX is a routine clinical cryostat that has 27 cooled specimen positions, including 4 fast freeze positions, allowing a high degree of flexibility when managing specimens.

              “Pathologists rely on quick turnaround time and excellent sectioning quality from their cryostat,” said Richard Vernon, commercial product manager, anatomical pathology, for Thermo Fisher Scientific. “Our HM525 NX cryostat gives them the functionality and control to achieve diagnosis rapidly.”..

               

                New Electronic Pipettes Expand ClipTip Technology Portfolio by Speeding Up Sample Transfer Time and Reducing Repetition

              Easy-to-use solution improves pipetting efficiency, reproducibility and ergonomics for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and other high-throughput screening labs

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              High-throughput laboratories, including biotechnology and pharmaceutical labs, have a new electronic pipetting system designed to maintain precise sample volumes on every channel with fewer repetitions and reproducible results for multiple application types. The latest extension of the ClipTip Portfolio, the Thermo Scientific E1-ClipTip electronic pipette, features several technology advances designed to streamline sample preparation for researchers...

               

                New Innovative Sample Sealer Delivers Low-Volume, High-Density Storage for Biobanking

              Allows storage volume miniaturization for space savings and single-use access

              SampleSeal™ Heat SealerBiobanks and biorepositories managing large volumes of biological samples across a range of temperatures can turn to a new, innovative sample sealing system that creates low-volume, high-density sample arrays for short- and long-term storage of biological samples. The Thermo Scientific SampleSeal instrument uses automated heat-sealing technology to fully seal and individualize sample tubes in a single, automated process, completing a full rack of 96 or 384 2D-barcoded tubes in less than one minute....

               

                New Cell Culture Surface Designed to Enable Consistent, Repeatable Formation of Spheroids in Suspension

              Scientists working on cancer research are now able to use a new non-adherent cell culture surface to support the formation of consistent cancer spheroids in vitro, simulating the three-dimensional (3D) structures of tumor growth and providing a better model system for studying tumor cell progression and the efficacy of anticancer agents than two-dimensional (2D) systems and other surfaces.

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              The new Thermo Scientific Nunclon Sphera is a polymer-coated surface with very low-binding characteristics, which is designed to allow many different cell types to grow in suspension consistently with virtually no cell attachment. An alternative to commonly used non-treated surfaces, the Nunclon Sphera non-adherent surface is especially important for researchers seeking to cultivate cancer and stem cell spheroids, since the product is able to grow uniform and dependable spheres....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Expands Chromatography Portfolio Integrated to Waters Empower CDS

              Analytical laboratories standardized on the WatersÂŽ EmpowerÂŽ Chromatography Data System (CDS) now have a wider choice of Thermo Scientific chromatography systems and modules which can be integrated into this environment.

              Thermo Fisher LogoUsers of Thermo Scientific Dionex UltiMate 3000 series UHPLC and HPLC systems can now drive Thermo Scientific Dionex Corona Veo charged aerosol detectors and Thermo Scientific Dionex UltiMate 3000 ECD-3000RS electrochemical detectors with Waters Empower. The new version 1.12 of Thermo Scientific Dionex Instrument Integration (DII) for Empower enables control of these additional instruments on any LC system controlled by Empower for additional freedom in experimental design....

               

                Automated Determination of Human Hormones in Drinking Water

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has released a new technical note which demonstrates the complete recovery of human hormones from drinking water.

              thermo fisher chromatographyTechnical Note 148: Automated Extraction and Determination of Human Hormones in Drinking Water uses our newly released polymeric sorbent extraction cartridges (Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ SolEx™ SPE HRPHS cartridges) on our solid-phase extraction instrument (Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ AutoTrace 280 instrument) for the determination of human hormones. The SPE instrument can reduce solvent and labor costs by up to 90% in sample preparation...

               

                Simplified Determination of Inositol Phosphates in Dried Distillers Grains with Solubles

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a rapid and reliable sample preparation procedure and ion chromatography-based method to determine the phytate hydrolysis products in dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS).

              thermo fisher chromatographyApplication Note 1070: Determination of Inositol Phosphates in Dried Distillers Grains with Solubles demonstrates the determination of 25 inositol phosphate isomers—InsP2–InsP6—in an in-house prepared reference solution. Separation is achieved in less than 42 minutes using a column designed for high-resolution separations of carbohydrates. Using this separation, inositol phosphates are determined in DDGS....

               

                Fast and Accurate Isocratic Method to Determine Ammonia in Adenosine

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an ion chromatography (IC)-based method for the determination of ammonia in adenosine that can easily meet the sensitivity requirements in the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) adenosine monograph.

              thermo fisher Application Note 1072: Ion Chromatography Assay for Ammonia in Adenosinedemonstrates that this proposed IC method for the determination of ammonia in adenosine enables an analysis time of 5 min, thereby yielding high sample throughput. This IC assay avoids the hazardous chemicals used in the color-based ammonia assay in the USP adenosine monograph...

               

                Sensitive and Simple Determination of Monochloroacetic Acid in Carbocisteine

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a reproducible and accurate ion chromatography (IC) method for determining monochloroacetic acid (MCAA) in carbocisteine drug substance and two monochloroacetic acid drug products, thus enabling efficient quality control of the carbocmanufacturing processisteine.

              Thermo Fisher ScientificApplication Note 1076: Determination of Monochloroacetic Acid in Carbocisteine demonstrates that this IC method is easily executed using a reagent-free IC system controlled by data management software. The analyst simply adds water and samples to separate and accurately determine MCAA using a hydroxide-selective anion-exchange column (Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ IonPac™ AS11-HC column)...

               

                New Centrifuge Delivers High-Performance, High-Volume Batch Bioprocessing

              Ready-to-run system combines powerful centrifuge and 10 liter carbon fiber rotor for exceptional productivity in pharmaceutical, biotech and academic communities.

              hermo Scientific Sorvall RC BIOS 10A new high-performance centrifuge system, featuring a high-capacity carbon fiber rotor, accelerates bioprocessing with higher volumes to reduce cycle times.  Designed to improve productivity and ensure sample safety and integrity, the new Thermo Scientific Sorvall RC BIOS 10 large capacity centrifuge system is ideal for a range of cell culture and bioprocessing applications....

               

                Technical Note Compendium for Solid-Core HPLC Columns

              Thermo Scientific Accucore HPLC Columns
              Thermo Fisher Scientific has released a new 58-page compendium for its solid-core HPLC columns (Thermo ScientificTM AccucoreTM HPLC columns) titled, Solid Core Technical Compendium.

              These solid-core HPLC columns use our Core Enhanced TechnologyTM to produce a 2.6 Οm solid-core material with a very tight particle size distribution. The particles in the columns are not fully porous but instead have a solid silica core surrounded by a porous outer layer. The very tight particle size distribution results in columns with high permeability. Therefore, bar for bar, the columns produce improved separation efficiency when compared to fully porous materials....

               

                Gas Chromatography Autosampler for Liquid Samples!

              Thermo Fisher Scientific announces the release of a new autosampler for the handling of only liquid samples for gas chromatography or gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) systems!

              Thermo Scientific TriPlus 100 LS Liquid AutosamplerThis new autosampler (Thermo Scientific TriPlus 100 LS Liquid Autosampler) performs liquid injections in a completely automated and reliable manner, regardless of the matrix or the selected technique. With the addition of optional accessories, the system is capable of automating sample preparation steps such as standard dilution, standard and internal standard addition, and vortexing. The autosampler can handle almost any type of liquid samples, including highly viscous or very volatile solvent samples...

               

                Fast, Robust, Accurate, and Quantitative Carbohydrate Determination of Biomass Samples

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a rapid and robust high-performance anion-exchange chromatography

              Thermo Fisher Scientific LoooThermo Fisher Scientific has developed a rapid and robust high-performance anion-exchange chromatography with pulsed amperometric detection method for the accurate determination of common sugars in acid-hydrolyzed biomass samples with high carbohydrate concentrations. Application Update (AU) 192: Carbohydrate Determination of Biofuel Samples demonstrates that this approach has a linear range suitable for handling high-concentration biomass samples with minimal sample treatment....

               

                2014-15 Chromatography Columns and Consumables Catalog Now Available

              In Print, PDF and Interactive Mobile Versions

              Chromatography Columns and Consumables Catalog 2014-2015

              Chromatographers can now use the latest interactive mobile technology, in addition to standard print and on-line catalogs, to access the comprehensive portfolio of chromatography columns, consumables and accessories from Thermo Fisher Scientific. 656 pages of product listings are organized into four sections: Sample Preparation, Sample Handling, GC Columns & Consumables, and LC Columns & Accessories....

               

                BioTek Receives Extraordinary New Product Line Award from Fisher

              BioTek Instruments, Inc., received Thermo Fisher Scientific's "Extraordinary New Product Line" award for their Cytation 3 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader.

              BioTek Fisher Extraordinary AwardThe award was presented at the Fisher Scientific North America Sales Meeting, held February 24-26, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. Cytation 3 was recognized by Fisher Scientific's product management team for its innovative technology and successful sales performance. "We're proud to have Fisher Scientific as a strong partner, and honored to receive this award," noted Gary Barush, Director of Marketing and Sales at BioTek Instruments. "Together, and with Cytation 3's combination of cellular imaging and multi-mode microplate detection, we can continue to provide unique workflow solutions to any laboratory...

               

                Polymeric Solid Phase Extraction Cartridges for Organic Contaminants

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has released a new line of polymeric solid-phase extraction cartridges

              Thermo Fisher LogoThermo Fisher Scientific has released a new line of polymeric solid-phase extraction cartridges, Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ Polymeric SolEx™ Solid Phase Extraction Cartridges for the AutoTrace 280 Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) system, for the extraction of organic contaminants from liquid matrices prior to GC, GC/MS and LC/MS analysis. The phases are designed for compatibility, but not limited to use with the AutoTrace 280 SPE instrument....

               

                HPLC Controls Beer Fermentation and Stability & Assesses Authenticity

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a new gradient high-performance liquid chromatography methods that use a spectro-electro array platform

              Thermo Fisher LogoThermo Fisher Scientific has developed a new gradient high-performance liquid chromatography methods that use a spectro-electro array platform to measure specific analytes in beer samples, distinguish between different samples, and study beer stability. Application Note 1065: Gradient HPLC Method for Analysis of Beer Polyphenols, Proanthocyanidins, and Bitter Acids Using a Novel Spectro-Electro Array Platform demonstrates a method that provides accurate and sensitive measurements that cannot be obtained using ultraviolet detection alone, as well as metabolomic approaches that can be used to study fermentation, product stability, and authenticity issues...

               

                HPLC and UHPLC Column for Analysis of Challenging Glycans and Glycan Isomers

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce the introduction of new HPLC and UHPLC column, Thermo Scientific GlycanPac AXR-1 column, for glycan analysis.

              GlycanPac AXR-1 HPLC Columns

              This new column offers extremely high-resolution separations based on charge, isomerism, and size and are designed to facilitate both high resolution glycan profile characterization and quantification. Until now, glycans isomers could not be separated by conventional HPLC, said Ilze Birznieks, Product Marketing Manager for Biocolumns at Thermo Fisher. This new column helps users achieve greater resolution of glycans using HPLC, providing easier profile characterization...

               

                Fast HPAE-PAD Fast Carbohydrate Determination of Biomass Samples

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a rapid and robust high-performance anion-exchange chromatography

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              With pulsed amperometric detection method for the accurate determination of common sugars in acid-hydrolyzed biomass samples with high carbohydrate concentrations. Application Update 192: Carbohydrate Determination of Biofuel Samples demonstrates that this approach has a linear range suitable for handling high-concentration biomass samples with minimal sample treatment. This new method is fast, provides good sensitivity, has consistent response, and can be routinely used to determine carbohydrates in the feedstock for biofuel production...

               

                HPLC Determination of Carbendazim in Orange Juice

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a reproducible and accurate high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method combined with on-line solid-phase extraction for the sensitive determination of carbendazim in orange juice.

              Thermo Fisher LogoApplication Note 1067: Determination of Carbendazim in Orange Juice demonstrates that this application—performed using a rapid separation liquid chromatography system—simplifies sample preparation and improves HPLC detection sensitivity with a method detection limit of carbendazim in orange juice of 0.2 μg/L. Although carbendazim is a fungicide used in many countries to improve crop production....

               

                Fast Ion Chromatographs Monitor Long-Term Global Climate Change

              Scientists all over the world have been monitoring the statistical distribution of weather patterns over extended periods of time to measure the potential affects and significance of climate change.

              Thermo Fisher LogoThis research not only studies past fluctuations, but also is used to predict future shifts in our climate and its global environmental impact. The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is a leading environmental research center that focuses on the United Kingdom’s national scientific activities in Antarctica. Some of their current research includes long-term monitoring of global climate change via ice core sample analysis of the polar ice caps....

               

                Proteomics Software Now Cloud Based!

              Bride the gap between search engines and publication

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce that its web-based ProteinCenter software is now available as cloud-based version and can be accessed by multiple workstations in a laboratory.

              The software, regularly updated from all major protein databases, contains a consolidated, biologically annotated, protein sequence database that enables filtering, clustering and statistical bioinformatic analysis from single, combined or comparison data sets. It enables scientists to compare and interpret proteomics data sets in minutes instead of months....

               

                New GC Options Designed to Conserve Helium, Boost Flexibility

              Gas Chromatography Options Designed to Conserve Helium, Boost Flexibility, Add Usability

              Trace 1300Scientists using gas chromatography (GC) can enjoy a number of new options with the Thermo Scientific TRACE 1300 Series GC system, designed to conserve helium, permit use of multiple detectors simultaneously, automate sampling gas workflows, and perform flame photometric detection. New options for the TRACE 1300 Series GC platform include...

               

                HPLC Column Separates Wide Variety of Pharmaceutical Counterions

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce the expansion of the Acclaim™ Trinity™ family of HPLC column with new Acclaim Trinity P2 columns. 

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              The new columns are designed to screen a wide range of counterions, including cations, anions, mono and multi-valent ions with one analysis, thanks to advanced mixed-mode Nanopolymer Silica Hybrid (NSH™) technology. Simple LC screening of the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) and their counterions can be achieved with high sensitivity using the Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ Corona™ Charged Aerosol Detector...

               

                Analysis of Fracking Flowback Water From Marcellus Shale

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new technical note TN 139

              Dionex AS-AP Autosampler

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new technical note TN 139: Determination of Anions in Fracking Flowback Water From the Marcellus Shale Using Automated Dilution and Ion Chromatography which demonstrates the use of in-line conductivity measurement to trigger automated dilution prior to separation and quantification of inorganic ions and organic acids in Marcellus Shale fracking flowback samples using ion chromatography...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Transportable Isotope Ratio Measurement

              Isotope Ratio Measurement Can Now Go to the Sample Site

              Thermo Scientific Delta Ray Isotope Ratio Infrared SpectrometerScientists monitoring greenhouse gases, plant ecology, carbon sequestration, and volcanic emissions, among other CO2 analysis applications, can now transport powerful isotope ratio analysis capability to the sources of samples. This can eliminate the bottleneck of transporting samples from the field to the lab, for potential gains in insight, productivity and cost savings...

               

                HPLC Determination of Product Adulteration and Authenticity

              New hydrophilic PTFE syringe filter
              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce new membrane options in its family of Thermo Scientific Titan3 syringe filters.

              They complement existing solvent and sample compatibility choices by accommodating a wider range of application requirements. The new options include 0.22Âľm and 0.45Âľm hydrophilic PTFE membranes in 17mm and 30mm syringe filter formats. They allow use of both organic and aqueous solvents without pre-wetting the membrane. This removes the need for multiple membranes and can reduce processing steps, helping users to simplify workflows. Titan3 syringe filters are designed for clean, fast, robust and cost-effective sample extractions, resulting from low extractible membranes combined with an easy-to-use format and high burst pressures....

               

                Ion Chromatography High-Resolution Separations of Organic Acids in Beer Samples

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new technical note which demonstrates high resolution chromatographic separations of organic acids in beer samples.

              Determination of Organic Acids in Beer Samples

              Organic acids are end products of yeast fermentation critical to the flavor of beer, but are also products of bacterial fermentation that introduce a sour flavor, either purposely or unintentionally due to spoilage. Technical Note 126: Determination of Organic Acids in Beer Samples Using a High-Pressure Ion Chromatography System specifically discusses the separation of organic acids in beer samples using a Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ IonPac™ AS11-HC-4μm anion-exchange column....

               

                Enhanced General Purpose Centrifuge Product Line Increases Capacity and Flexibility

              Featuring NEW 4 liter capacity in a traditional 3 liter footprint

              GPcentrifugeNew enhanced general purpose centrifuge product line offers clinical and life science researchers the ability to spin more samples in a single run while maximizing critical lab space. The Thermo Scientific general purpose centrifuges feature increased capacity and flexibility with rotor innovations including the new Thermo Scientific TX-1000 rotor, which is the only rotor on the market that employs a 4-liter capacity in a traditional 3-liter footprint....

               

                Easily Determine Trace Morpholine and More in Linezolid

              IC and RFIC Eluent Generation Modules
              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an ion chromatography (IC) method for determining low concentrations of morpholine in linezolid using an eluent generation system with suppressed conductivity detection.

              Morpholine is used in the synthesis of linezolid and may be present in the drug product. This approach achieves efficient separation using a high-performance cation-exchange column with a high-purity electrolytically generated methanesulfonic acid eluent. Application Note 1062: Determination of Morpholine in Linezolid by Ion Chromatography demonstrates that this IC method also allows simultaneous determination of sodium, ammonium, potassium, and other cations present in the sample...

               

                Targeted Analyses of Secondary Metabolites in Herbs, Spices, and Beverages

              Thermo Fisher has developed a multianalyte-targeted technique that uses a spectro-electro array platform to resolve and quantify phenols, phenolic acids, and polyphenolsin a variety of natural products, supplements, herbs, spices, and beverages.

              Targeted Analyses of Secondary Metabolites in Herbs Spices and Beverages Using a Novel Spectro-Electro Array Platform

              Application Note 1063: Targeted Analyses of Secondary Metabolites in Herbs, Spices, and Beverages Using a Novel Spectro-Electro Array Platformdemonstrates that this approach extends the range of compounds that can be simultaneously detected and enables the separation and quantitation of 49 different phytochemicals commonly found in a number of herbs, spices, and beverages...

               

                Analysis of Dithiocarbamate Pesticides by GC-MS

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a reliable method for determining levels of dithiocarbamate fungicides (DTCs) with high precision using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS).

              ITQ™ Series GC-Ion Trap MS Systems

              The complex extraction and identification of DTCs is performed on various food samples after a thorough method validation. Application Note 10333, Analysis of Dithocarbamate Pesticides by GC-MS, compares DTC levels in various food samples to matrix-matched calibration standards. SIM mode analysis provides high selectivity with easy-to-integrate chromatograms. The analysis uses a Thermo Scientific™ TRACE GC Ultra™ gas chromatograph equipped with a Thermo Scientific™ TriPlus™ RSH liquid autosampler coupled to a Thermo Scientific™ ITQ™ 900 ion trap mass spectrometer...

               

                Microplate Instruments Simplify Performance, Maximize Results for ELISA Applications

              Easy-to-use solutions for clinical diagnostic and quality control laboratories conform to European IVD Directive

              wellwash_versaMicroplate photometer and microplate strip washer provide a simple, modular solution to maximize results for routine enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) applications in diagnostic, as well as quality control laboratories. The Thermo Scientific Multiskan FC (IVD model) and Wellwash (IVD model) microplate instruments now conform to the European In Vitro Diagnostic Directive 98/79/EC and are available throughout Europe....

               

                Leading EU and UK Pesticide Testing Labs Collaborate with Thermo Fisher Scientific

              Pesticide Analysis Center of Excellence Provides Technology, Consultation, Support

              TSQ Quantum XLS Ultra

              In efforts to ensure safe and healthy food, two leading European food testing laboratories are collaborating with Thermo Fisher Scientific at the company’s new Pesticide Analysis Center of Excellence to improve methods for detecting and measuring pesticide residues in food. The European Union Reference Laboratories (EURL) for Residues of Pesticides in Fruits and Vegetables at the University of Almeria, Spain, is focusing its collaboration on developing a method that uses Thermo Scientific Q-Exactive Orbitrap LC-MS technology to screen, quantify and confirm hundreds of analytes in a single run...

               

                Ion Chromatography Determines Polyacrylic Acid in Pressurized Water Reactor Secondary Feed Water

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a simple and economical size-exclusion chromatography (SEC) analysis method that enables nuclear power plants (NPPs) with pressurized water reactors to determine low concentrations of polyacrylic acid (PAA) in secondary feed water containing ethanolamine (ETA) and hydrazine.

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              Application Note 1058: Determination of Polyacrylic Acid in Nuclear Power Plant Pressurized Water Reactor Secondary Feed Waterdemonstrates that a SEC column separation with detection at 200 nm can determine PAA with a method detection limit of 2.6 Οg/L. This method uses water as the eluent to maximize sensitivity and eliminate the need for eluent preparation...

               

                Orbitrap Inventor Appointed Professor at Utrech

              Utrecht University Appoints Makarov Professor of High Resolution Mass Spectrometry Chair established to advance large protein research

              Alexander Makarov, Ph.D, professor of high resolution mass spectrometry at the Bijvoet Center of the Department of Chemistry

              The Executive Board of Utrecht University, by special appointment, named Alexander Makarov, Ph.D, professor of high resolution mass spectrometry at the Bijvoet Center of the Department of Chemistry. Makarov is Director of Global Research, Life Science Mass Spectrometry (LSMS) for Thermo Fisher Scientific. “I hope this appointment will become a bridge that connects academia to industry,” Makarov said. “I want to make it easier for students and industrial scientists to learn from each other...

               

                HPLC Determination of Target Explosive Compounds in Water

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an on-line solid phase extraction (SPE)high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with ultraviolet absorbance detection method to determine the 14 explosives and related compounds specified in U.S.

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              Environmental Protection Agency Method 8330A in environmental water samples. Application Note 1066: Sensitive Determination of Explosive Compounds in Waterdemonstrates that this approach eliminates the labor associated with off-line extraction and provides a convenient method that achieves reduced method detection limits (less than 0.35 Οg/mL) when determining these compounds in water...

               

                Determination of Phthalates in Liquor by GC-MS

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a reliable method for determining phthalates in alcoholic beverages by single-quadrupole gas chromatography-mass spectrometry.

              ISQ Series Single Quadrupole GC-MS Systems

              The method met the special testing requirements set by the China method GB/T 21911-2008 for determining phthalates in food. Application Note 10339, Determination of Phthalates in Liquor Beverages by Single Quadrupole GC-MS, describes a sensitive and accurate single-quadrupole GC-MS method for determining levels of phthalate plasticizers in alcoholic beverages. The method is sensitive, rapid, and accurate, and covers a wide linear range to meet the need for trace level detection of phthalate esters in different types of beverages....

               

                Separate Targeted Carbonyl Compounds in Less Than 10 Minutes

              UHPLC Focused
              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed efficient high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) methods combined with ultraviolet detection to determine carbonyl compounds found in vehicle passenger cabin air samples.

              Application Note 1056: Determination of Carbonyl Compounds in Vehicle Cabin Compartments demonstrates that all 13 carbonyl compounds specified in California Air Resources Board Method No. 1004, International Organization for Standardization 16000-3:2011, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Compendium Method TO-11A, and the Chinese HJ/T 400-2007 are derivatized with 2,4-dinitrophenylhydrazine and well separated on a reversed-phase column in less than 10 minutes...

               

                Determination of Phthalates in Liquor by GC-MS

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a reliable method for determining phthalates in alcoholic beverages by single-quadrupole gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. The method met the special testing requirements set by the China method GB/T 21911-2008 for determining phthalates in food.

              ISQ Series Single Quadrupole GC-MS Systems

              Application Note 10339, Determination of Phthalates in Liquor Beverages by Single Quadrupole GC-MS, describes a sensitive and accurate single-quadrupole GC-MS method for determining levels of phthalate plasticizers in alcoholic beverages. The method is sensitive, rapid, and accurate, and covers a wide linear range to meet the need for trace level detection of phthalate esters in different types of beverages. The analysis uses a Thermo Scientific™ ISQ™ Series single-quadrupole GC-MS coupled to a Thermo Scientific™ TRACE™ 1310 GC.

               

                Success for Science World 2013

              Fisher Scientific UK celebrates the success of its 22nd Science World event

              22nd Science WorldThe 22nd Science World – ‘the Fisher Scientific Laboratory Experience’, took place on Thursday 10th October at the Point, Manchester. Over 500 customers attended on show day, networking with 80 of the UK’s top manufacturers of laboratory products and Fisher Scientific colleagues.  The atmosphere was buzzing in this new, state of the art facility.  Highlights included: seminars by Marcus du Sautoy and Ben Goldacre; back by popular request Professor Hal Sosabowski; plus opportunities for customers to meet Oscar the Robot and Miss Ballooniverse....

               

                UHPLC Turnkey Kit Facilitates Isohumulone Analysis in Beer Matrix

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce the Thermo Scientific™ Isohumulones in Beer Application Kit, a complete UHPLC-based solution to quantitate isohumulones, an important component of beer’s composition.

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              Isohumulones form approximately 80% of the typical bitternesss in beer and are crucial for good taste and aroma. They also affect the stability of the foam and have an antimicrobial effect. Analyzing the exact pattern of the various isohumulones in the complex beer matrix presents a challenge that can be met effectively with this new kit.  The new kit includes: Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ UltiMate™ 3000 UHPLC system....

               

                Ion Chromatography Easily Determines Methylamine in Drug Products

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an accurate and reproducible method that uses an innovative ion chromatography system for the determination of methylamine (or monomethylamine, MMA) in drug products.

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              Application Note (AN) 1057: Determination of Methylamine in Drug Productsdemonstrates simple off-line sample preparation followed by an on-line step to complete the sample preparation before analysis. This approach requires only 32 min per analysis. The method uses a cation-exchange column and the eluent is produced by aneluent generator to preclude the labor and potential error associated with eluent preparation...

               

                Fast Determination of PCDDFs

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a method for the fast determination of PCDD/Fs in sediments, soils, bottom and fly ash (as incineration by-products) using gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (GC-MS/MS).

              TSQ Quantum XLS Ultra

              Application Note 10336, Determination of PCDD/Fs in Environmental Samples using Accelerated Solvent Extraction and GC-MS/MS,describes a sensitive and accurate GC-MS/MS method for determining levels of dioxins and furans in various environmental samples using GC-MS/MS. Instrumental LOQs using GC-MS/MS were calculated in the low fgL concentration ranges...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Continues to Transform Mass Spectrometry, Adding Intact Protein System, Improved “Quanfirmation” to Newly-Expanded LC-MS Family

              Thermo Scientific Exactive Plus EMR and Q Exactive Plus Orbitrap systems join new Orbitrap Fusion Tribrid and TSQ Quantiva and Endura systems at HUPO

              Exactive Plus EMR Orbitrap LC-MS System

              Less than four months after introducing important new core “Tribrid” and triple quadrupole liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) platforms built to transform customers’ work with unprecedented performance and ease of use, Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces two additional systems designed to advance intact protein analysis and “quanfirmation.” 

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific to Resell IonSense ID-CUBE Ion Source. ID-CUBE with Orbitrap LC-MS systems simplify food, environmental, pharmaceutical and forensic analyses

              Laboratories analyzing food, pharmaceuticals, neutraceuticals, and other complex samples can now purchase Thermo Scientific Q-Exactive and Exactive Plus LC-MS systems equipped from the factory with IonSense ID-CUBE™ ion sources. This configuration is designed to minimize the need for sample preparation to simplify and speed analyses.

              Orbitrap FusionThermo Fisher Scientific has entered into a value added reseller agreement with IonSense, Inc. to permit Thermo Fisher to sell the ID-CUBE ion source with its two Orbitrap-based LC-MS systems, providing a single point of contact for purchasing, installation and service. “One of our core values is to make the benefits of powerful mass spectrometry more accessible to larger populations of users,” said Mari Prieto Conaway, product manager, ion sources, Thermo Fisher Scientific. “IonSense shares this vision, and these ion sources support it by greatly simplifying analytical workflows...

               

                Ion Chromatography Method Quantifies Ammonia in Tobacco Smoke

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an ion chromatography(IC)-based method for the accurate determination of ammonia in tobacco smoke.

              Tobacco Smoke analysis headerAmmonia is on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) list of toxic compounds in tobacco smoke. Application Note 1054: Determination of Ammonia in Tobacco Smoke describes an approach that achieves better resolution of ammonium from other analytes present in tobacco smoke when compared to other IC methods and therefore is not subject to interference from small amines. The method has high precisions, a low detection limit (0.01 mg/L), and good recoveries (86–115%)...

               

                Purify your water with ease with the NEW Thermo Scientific Barnstead GenPure xCAD Plus

              Gain flexibility in your lab with the new Thermo Scientific™ Barnstead™ GenPure™ xCAD Plus ultrapure water system. Its advanced technologies allow for simultaneous dispensing from up to three remote dispensers, for ease of use in shared laboratory environments.

              Barnstead™ GenPure™ xCAD Water Purification System

              Supporting your molecular biology and analytical chemistry applications, the GenPure xCAD Plus lab water system comes with leak detection, electronic dispensing for fully automatic volume control, and feed water monitoring that alerts you to fluctuations in the feed water quality. All consumables needed for start-up come with the system, allowing for simple ordering and setup.

               

                Proteomics News from Thermo Fisher Scientific and the Technical University of Denmark

              Orbitrap Fusion Tribrid LC-MS technology to power new cellular signaling network research  

              Thermo Fisher Product team

              Thermo Fisher Scientific and  the Department of Systems Biology at the Technical University of Denmark, (DTU), have formed a collaboration to pursue breakthroughs in the understanding of how cellular protein networks drive important diseases. Under the collaboration, Thermo Fisher will provide early access to new technology and designs, and DTU proteomics scientists will provide feedback and collaborate on new applications...

               

                Routine Screening Method Separates Target Antibiotics in Distillers Grains within 15 Minutes

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a simple and accurate method to quantify four key antibiotics in dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) using high-performance liquid chromatography with charged aerosol detection.

              Determination of Virginiamycin in grain

              Application Note (AN) 1055: Determination of Virginiamycin, Erythromycin, and Penicillin in Dried Distillers Grains with Solubles demonstrates the ability of a specialized protein and peptide column to efficiently separate and resolve the target antibiotics within 15 min, followed by column cleanup and equilibration for a total analysis time of 25 min. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has raised concern over food-producing animals consuming DDGS with antibiotic residues, which potentially may lead to increased antibiotic resistance in humans and animals...

               

                High-Fidelity PCR Reagents Continue to Propel DNA Research with Unparalleled Accuracy and Speed

              Celebrating 10 years of PCR polymerase innovation with launch of new colored PCR reagents   

              Phusion High-Fidelity DNA Polymerase

              New proprietary tracking dyes within high-fidelity DNA polymerase and qPCR master mixes facilitate easier, more accurate PCR set-up for researchers. The Thermo Scientific Phusion Green High-Fidelity DNA Polymerase and Luminaris Color qPCR master mixes utilize proprietary tracking dyes to speed up the pipetting process. By providing a visual confirmation, the mixes are designed to vastly reduce the chance of human error, while also decreasing the number of procedural steps required. Most importantly, the dyes have been engineered not to interfere with the reaction or any downstream applications...

               

                Food and Environmental Testing News from Thermo Fisher Scientific

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Establishes Pesticide Analysis Center of Excellence. Expertise, technology and knowledge-sharing available to food and environmental analysts.

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              Government and industry laboratories worldwide have a new resource for improving methods for monitoring and measuring pesticides in food and the environment. The new Thermo Fisher Scientific Pesticide Analysis Center of Excellence (COE) recently opened its doors in Runcorn, UK to help users apply the latest technology and expertise to challenging pesticide analysis in food and environmental laboratories...

               

                Thermo Scientific launches new automated stainer for high throughput staining

              High throughput staining applications in histology

              Gemini AS Slide Strainer
              This new advanced automated stainer offers significant improvements in workflow optimization, particularly when multiple protocols are used. It has been intelligently designed to be easier to use than ever, with a new touch screen interface and intuitive software. Gemini AS has an all-new touchscreen interface that is intuitive to use and makes day-to-day operation simplicity itself. A glance is all that is needed to check the batch stain progress. New LED lighting allows the operator a clear view of what is going on inside the staining area. It is also fully compatible with the Thermo Scientific range of coverslippers to match the workflow of modern high-throughput laboratories...

               

                Capillary Ion Chromatography Speeds Separation of Anions and Cations in Carbonated Beverages

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              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new technical note on fast separations in a carbonated beverage using increased flow rates on our high-pressure capillary Ion Chromatography (IC) system, the Thermo Scientific Dionex ICS-5000+ Reagent Free HPIC system.

              Technical Note 118: Fast Separations of Anions and Organic Acids in a Carbonated Beverage Using High-Pressure Capillary IC describes the determinations of organic acids in these carbonated beverages. The beverage industry uses these acidulants and flavoring agents to maintain beverage freshness, to minimize microbiological growth and to add a characteristic flavor...

               

                New pH Gradient Buffer Solutions Facilitate MAb Charge Variant Analysis

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. introduces new pH gradient buffer solutions designed to save time in method development and facilitate method transfer to QA/QC for a wide range of MAb charge variants using an HPLC system.

              Thermo Fisher LogoUnlike traditional salt gradients, the new Thermo Scientific buffers enable users to predict the pH and retention times of charge variants and use a narrow pH range to produce higher resolution separations. The solutions and kits are designed to deliver highly-reproducible, linear pH gradients in cation exchange chromatography for MAbs, proteins and biosimilars. Thermo Fisher Scientific offers a large portfolio of bioseparations consumables and instruments, including MAbPac and ProPac cation exchange columns...

               

                Fast HPLC Determination of Paraquat and Diquat in Environmental Waters

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method for a fast and sensitive determination of paraquat and diquat in tap and environmental water samples.

              HPLC and RSLC Nano to semiprep Flexible and modular

              This approach uses on-line solid phase extraction (SPE) and achieves method detection limits that meet the requirements of both U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Method 549.2 and European Union 98/83/EC. Application Note (AN) 1051: Sensitive and Rapid Determination of Paraquat and Diquat in Tap and Environmental Water demonstrates use of a mixed-mode column to provide sufficient retention, excellent resolution, and good peak shape for these herbicides...

               

                Thermo Scientific launches new water purification system

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              Thermo Fisher Scientific Expands Water Purification Portfolio 

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has launched the Thermo Scientific Barnstead GenPure xCAD Plus water purification system, featuring advanced technology that allows simultaneous dispensing from three remote dispensers for exceptional flexibility and ease of use in shared laboratory environments. Additionally, the company announced enhancements to its existing systems...

               

                High Pressure Ion Chromatography Speeds Determination of Cations in Wastewater

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new technical note discussing rapid separation of inorganic cations in municipal wastewater using our high pressure capillary Ion Chromatography system, the Thermo Scientific Dionex 5000+ ICS HPIC system.

              Dionex ICS-500+ Thermal CompartmentTechnical Note 121: Fast Determinations of Inorganic Cations in Municipal Wastewater Using High-Pressure Capillary IC demonstrates how the separation of inorganic cations are important to municipal drinking water and wastewater treatment plants for compliance monitoring. Cationic determinations are necessary as part of the water monitoring program’s secondary water specification of acceptable taste....

               

                High Pressure Ion Chromatography Speeds Determinations of Salton Sea Samples

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new technical note on the fast separations of inorganic ions in saline solution samples.

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              TN 130: Fast Determinations in Salton Sea Samples Using a High-Pressure IC System demonstrates fast separations of inorganic anions and cations in a Salton Sea surface water sample and a neighboring municipal drinking water sample using ion-exchange chromatography. Monitoring salinity levels in estuarine ecosystems is critical to preventing salinity-specific diseases... 

               

                Analyzing Residual Solvents Using GC Headspace and Valve-and-Loop Sampling

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new gas chromatography (GC) method for the analysis and quantifying of residual solvents in pharmaceutical products and excipients as a result of the production process according to the U.S. Pharmaceutical Method (USP) 467.

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              In this method, concentration limits are set for each solvent, and 53 solvents are analyzed and grouped according to their health hazards, including Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3. This method features the use of a valve-and-loop sampling system that simplifies headspace analytical methods, the Thermo Scientific™ TriPlus™ 300 Headspace Autosampler, which, combined with innovative chromatography software, met the analytical requirements of the USP Method 467 with full auditing capability...

               

                Chromatography Vial Design Achieves Optimal Compression of Septum

              Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., the world leader in serving science, recently launched the Thermo Scientific SureStop 9 mm Vial.

              Sure Stop Vials 9mm

              It is designed as part of the Advanced Vial Closure System (AVCS), and removes any subjectivity around achieving the optimal compression of the septum when sealing a chromatography vial. As an integral component of AVCS technology, SureStop 9 mm vials offer the sealing and performance characteristics of a crimp top vial with the versatility and convenience of a threaded vial...

               

                HPLC Analysis of Tolterodine Tartrate in Just 13 Minutes

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an accurate and reproducible high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method for the single-injection determination of tolterodine and tartrate—the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) and its counterion—in an encapsulated drug product containing tolterodine tartrate.

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              Application Note 1047: Simultaneous Determination of Tartaric Acid and Tolterodine in Tolterodine Tartrate demonstrates that this method requires only 13 minutes per analysis. This new approach uses a trimode silica-based column and a detector that is ideal for the determination of counterions, many of which lack a chromophore. Pharmaceutical companies must ensure that a drug product contains the appropriate amount of its API. This is typically validated with an HPLC-based assay...

               

                GC-MS Analysis of SVOCs: Migrating from Helium to Hydrogen

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a new GC-MS method for the analysis of semi-volatile organic compounds (SVOCs) in accordance with U S. EPA Method 8270 using hydrogen carrier gas.

              Thermo Fisher ScientificKey modifications to both GC and MS hardware and methods are necessary for successfully switching to hydrogen. Fast GC-MS Analysis of Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds: Migrating from Helium to Hydrogen as a Carrier Gas in US EPA Method 8270, featuresthe Thermo Scientific™ TRACE™ 1310 GC coupled to a Thermo Scientific™ ISQ™ single quadrupole mass spectrometer using hydrogen as a carrier gas. The final, optimized EPA Method 8270 is fully migrated to hydrogen carrier gas with improved peak shape, resolution, and run time...

               

                Trace Anion Determinations Identify Corrosive Conditions in Nuclear Power Plants

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an ion chromatography method for nuclear power plants (NPPs) that determines trace concentrations (less than 1 ¾g/L) of fluoride, chloride, and sulfate in simulated secondary feed water that contains ethanolamine, hydrazine, and polyacrylic acid in just 20 minutes.

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              Application Brief (AB) 151: Determination of Trace Anions in Nuclear Power Plant Secondary Feed Water Containing Polyacrylic Acid demonstrates excellent retention time and peak area reproducibilities from 69 consecutive injections of a spiked simulated sample...

               

                Fast HPLC Separation of 19 Targeted Phthalates in Drinking Water

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an efficient high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method using ultraviolet detection for the simultaneous determination in drinking water of all 19 phthalate compounds listed in key environmental regulatory documents.

              Thermo Beverage analysis

              Application Note 1045: Determination of Phthalates in Drinking Water by UHPLC with UV Detection demonstrates that the phthalates listed in European Union Directive 2005/84/EC, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Methods 606 and 8061A, the Chinese HJ/T 72-2001, and the Standardization Administration of China GB/T 20388-2006 and GB/T 21911-2008 are well separated on a reversed-phase HPLC column in less than 25 minutes...

               

                Thermo Fisher Expands Solid-Phase Extraction Product Line

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has released additions of WAX and WCX phases for bioanalysis to its revolutionary SOLA solid-phase extraction (SPE) product line. The new phases are available in cartridge and plate formats.

              Thermo Fisher SOLAThermo Scientific SOLA products are the first fritless SPE cartridges and plates, offering: unsurpassed reproducibility at low elution volumes, low failure rates, enhanced sensitivity, and clean sample extracts. The novel design eliminates voiding, channeling and packing inconsistencies that can cause analytical failures or poor reproducibility. Thermo Scientific SOLA products revolutionize Solid Phase Extraction (SPE). This first fritless SPE product range provides greater reproducibility with cleaner, more consistent extracts. SOLA products provide unparalleled performance characteristics compared to conventional SPE, phospholipid removal and protein precipitation products...

               

                Protein A Column Designed for Accurate, Fast Monoclonal Antibody Titer Analysis

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. introduces a new HPLC column, the Thermo Scientific MAbPac Protein A column, for high-performance monoclonal antibody titer analysis.

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              This HPLC column is specially designed for higher sensitivity and accurate concentration analysis over a wide linear range to minimize the need to re-analyze samples. Its novel non-porous polymeric resin with hydrophilic surface offers fast mass transfer to enhance throughput and minimize carryover. Low backpressure design accommodates high flow rates to further increase throughput. Concentrated peaks are suitable for additional chromatography or other analyses...

               

                Register for Science World 2013

              Fisher Scientific, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the full programme of events for their annual customer show Science World.  The event takes place on October 10th at ‘The Point’, Old Trafford and is free to attend.

              Science World 2013Now in its fifteenth year, Science World 2013 promises to be better than ever. Featuring more than 75 leading industry names, the event provides visitors with the opportunity to see laboratory products firsthand, including demonstrations, seminars and workshops. Keynote speakers include Ben Goldacre and Marcus Du Sautoy. Among the many benefits for attendees are exclusive offers, vouchers, prize draws, competitions and more. Visitors can also go on a guided tour of The Point, based within Lancashire County Cricket Club which is home to The Ashes 2013. All activities are free....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Microplate Mover Swap Out Program

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced the introduction of its new Swap Out Program for the Thermo Scientific™ Orbitor® RS microplate mover, to maximize up-time in automated workflows.

              Thermo Fisher ScientificOne of the main advantages of laboratory automation is increased productivity. The Orbitor RS achieves this with rapid and flexible plate handling, allowing loading of multiple stacked or high-density instruments within a compact footprint. Supporting the robust and reliable technology of the Orbitor RS, the Thermo Scientific Swap Out Program guarantees quick and efficient instrument replacement in the unlikely event that performance drops...

               

                Thermo Scientific Microcentrifuges - A new separation experience

              Accelerate your research with high speeds (up to 21,100 xg), rotor versatility and outstanding safety.

              Thermo CentrifugesFrom intuitive controls, to the certified Thermo Scientific™ ClickSeal™ biocontainment rotor lids that “click” in place, Thermo Scientific microcentrifuges deliver the perfect blend of capabilities to support micro-volume protocols such as nucleic acid or protein lysate preparation and PCR reaction set-up - all in a remarkably small footprint....

               

                Is it Time for New Labware?

              Labs around the world rely on plastic labware for its safety benefits and durability. 

              Thermo Scientific™ Nalgene Labware™Due to its impact- resistant properties and light weight handling, plastic labware such as carboys, beakers, graduated cylinders, bottles, flasks and even desiccators are widely trusted as basic equipment in the majority of labs.  Some pieces are so dependable, they tend to remain in use long after they show the tell tale signs of aging that should prompt replacement....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Releases New Small Benchtop Centrifuge

              Provides scientists with outstanding capacity in a compact design

              Thermo Scientific Small Benchtop CentrifugeThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has launched the new Thermo Scientific small benchtop centrifuge, delivering, in a compact footprint, the flexibility to adapt to evolving clinical and research needs alike, including clinical chemistry, cell culture, microbiology and hematology. Featuring innovative Thermo Scientific technologies, the small benchtop centrifuge is designed for solid reliability and consistent results to reduce the amount of downtime and costly bottlenecks during the separation process....

               

                Debunking Myths about Peak Area Response of Glycoprotein Oligosaccharides

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has released a technical note (TN) that challenges the common misconception that there is significant variation in high-performance anion-exchange chromatography with pulsed amperometric detection (HPAE-PAD) peak area response of oligosaccharides.

              Debunking Myths about Peak Area Response of Glycoprotein OligosaccharidesTN 133: HPAE-PAD Peak Area Response of Glycoprotein Oligosaccharides summarizes the peer-reviewed scientific literature concerning this subject. This review concludes that the variation in HPAE-PAD oligosaccharide response with structure is minimal, especially among sets of similar oligosaccharides such as those found on many glycoproteins.....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Next Generation Ion Chromatography Suppressor

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, introduced the Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ ERS™ 500 Electrolytically Regenerated Suppressor which replaces the Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ SRS™ 300 Self Regenerating Suppressor.

              ERS 500 SupressorsThe Dionex ERS 500 Suppressor minimizes dispersion to deliver higher resolution separations, especially when coupled with Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ 4 µm based IC columns. The Dionex ERS 500 suppressor permits improved compatibility with a wider range of detection techniques including MS, ICP, ICP-MS etc. due to its improved backpressure resilience. Additionally, the Dionex ERS 500 suppressor precludes the need for periodic chemical regeneration, allowing for greater ease of use and reproducibility.....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific launches intuitive online tool for automation platform configuration

              Thermo Scientific iAutomate software reduces time needed for optimal system set-up design and provides accurate estimates

              iAutomateThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today launched its new online automation system configuration tool, the Thermo Scientific iAutomate. As a self-serve, free-to-use tool, iAutomateTM is designed to reduce the time associated with configuring and trialing an automation set-up. Users can quickly and easily build their own system to meet individual application or process requirements or modify an existing system around the Thermo Scientific Orbitor RS plate mover. This allows for lab- or office-based access for automation optimization and efficient online estimating....

               

                Purify your water with ease

              Thermo Scientific™ Barnstead™ water purification systems are designed for you and your applications - from everyday needs to the most critical needs. Benefit from solutions that address the challenges of a shared laboratory environment

              GenPurexCAD-Remote-DispenserAdvanced ergonomics, remote dispensing and innovative water monitoring technologies help you produce lab water with ease. Feed water monitoring alerts you to fluctuations in the feed water quality. UV intensity monitoring reduces the risk of false total organic carbon (TOC) values. Design a configuration that best suits your lab. Choose from numerous mounting options, as well as flexible dispensing options. Many systems can be easily upgraded to allow for additional capacity. The portfolio includes two systems that produce both Type 1 and Type 2 water....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific to Acquire Life Technologies Corporation

              Thermo Fisher Scientific and Life Technologies Corporation, a leading life sciences company, have signed a definitive agreement under which Thermo Fisher will acquire Life Technologies for $76.00 in cash per fully diluted common share, or approximately $13.6 billion, plus the assumption of net debt at close ($2.2 billion as of year end 2012)

              thermo life tech logosThe transaction, which was approved by both companies’ boards of directors, will create an unrivaled leader in serving research, specialty diagnostics and applied markets. The combination builds on both companies’ technological strengths to accelerate results for life sciences customers working in proteomics, genomics and cell biology...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Gas Chromatography Headspace Autosampler for Organic Volatiles

              Thermo Scientific TriPlus 300 Headspace Autosampler features 120-vial sample tray and 18-vial incubation capacity for high-throughput capability

              TriPlusOutlineThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has introduced the Thermo Scientific TriPlus 300 Headspace Autosampler, designed for fast start-up, high productivity, and flexibility for analyzing organic volatiles. Throughput of this new valve-and-loop headspace autosampler is enhanced by its 120-vial sample tray capacity and large 18-vial incubation oven overlap capacity, enabling long, unattended high-throughput runs....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Data System to Unite Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry

              Chromeleon 7.2 chromatography data system supports mass spectrometry along with liquid, gas and ion chromatography to simplify workflows

              Chromeleon 7.2 chromatography data Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has introduced the next generation of its gold-standard Chromeleon chromatography data system (CDS), which now supports mass spectrometry along with mainstream front-end separation techniques in the same software package. Thermo Scientific Dionex Chromeleon 7.2 CDS bridges the gap between gas, liquid, or ion chromatography and mass spectrometry to offer enterprise-wide gains in laboratory productivity....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Debuts New Chromatography Consumables at Pittcon 2013

              New Thermo Scientific solid-core particle phases, diquat/paraquat columns, size exclusion columns and SureStop 9mm vials exhibited at Pittcon 2013

              Accucore columnsThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, have featured a number of new chromatography consumables during Pittcon 2013, being held in Philadelphia from March 17-21, 2013. Among them are several columns designed for improved analysis of chemical compounds. The company has added five phases to its family of Thermo Scientific Accucore solid core HPLC columns...

               

                New Carbohydrate Capillary Column for Underderivatized Monosaccharide Analysis

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new carbohydrate column, the Thermo Scientific™ CarboPac™ PA10 (0.4 x 50 mm) Capillary Column, optimized for the high sensitivity determination of amino, neutral, and acidic monosaccharides found in carbohydrate moieties of mammalian glycoproteins. The column is also ideal for the separation of alditols and sugars in matrices such as fruits and vegetables

              Thermo Fisher ScientificThis new polymeric column is packed with 10 μm diameter non-porous beads featuring a cross-linked structure to ensure long column life and stability from pH 0–14 at all concentrations of buffer salts. Advantages of this column include simple, isocratic separations, gradient compatibility, and sample derivatization is not required. The column should be of interest to researchers and chemists in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical markets...

               

                Standard-Compliant Method Determines Phenylurea Compounds in Tap Water

              Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an efficient high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method for the sensitive determination of nine phenylurea compounds in drinking water and commercial bottled beverages with method detection limits that meet those reported in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Method 532 and concentration limits set in the European Commission’s Council Directive 98/83/EC

              Application Note 1046Application Note (AN) 1046: Determination of Phenylurea Compounds in Tap Water and Bottled Green Tea demonstrates that use of on-line solid-phase extraction(SPE) and ultraviolet detection eliminates the need for expensive and time-consuming off-line SPE. Phenylurea compounds are widely used as agricultural pesticides. Due to their slow degradation, they are frequently detected in surface waters at concentrations above 0.1 μg/L, which is higher than the European Commission’s drinking water limit often used as a quality standard for natural water...

               

                New Anion-Exchange Column for Fast Analysis of Inorganic Anions in Environmental Matrices

              Thermo Fisher Scientific announces the new Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ IonPac™ AS18-4µm column for the fast analysis of inorganic anions in environmental matrices

              Thermo Fisher ScientificBy using 4 Âľm resin particles, this hydroxide-selective column produces more efficient peaks and better resolution making analysis easier and more reliable. The smaller particles also produce higher system back pressure, and, note that to take advantage of the fast runs at elevated flow rates (0.030 mL/min), a high pressure capillary IC system, such as the Thermo Scientific Dionex ICS-5000+ HPIC or the Thermo Scientific Dionex ICS-4000 HPIC is required...

               

                Fisher Scientific Announces Supplier Excellence Awards During 2013 European Sales Conference

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, recently announced the winners of its Supplier Excellence Awards during its second annual pan European Fisher Scientific Sales Conference, held at the Estoril Congress Centre in Lisbon, Portugal

              Fisher Scientific European Sales ConferenceFrom February 25th- March 1st, more than 680 delegates attended the conference representing 21 countries and 66 companies. The four-day event included an exhibition showcase with 69 booths featuring products from Fisher Scientific and other leading suppliers.  The event also featured a gala dinner where winning suppliers received their Excellence Awards..


               

                UHPLC System for Enhanced Biopharmaceutical Applications

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to introduce the Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ UltiMate™ 3000 Biocompatible Rapid Separation (BioRS) system, designed to bring highly flexible UHPLC separation capabilities to a wide range of biopharmaceutical research and QA/QC analyses

              Thermo Scientific UltiMate 3000 XRS UHPLC systemThe UltiMate 3000 BioRS system has an extensive selection of modules that supports high resolution separations for R&D and also high throughput analyses for QA/QC on the same platform, at pressures up to 15,000 psi. Options include wide selections of pumps, detection techniques, fraction collectors, and autosamplers. The platform is designed for easy method transfer between different stages of pharmaceutical product development and production....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Generation of Innovative AcroSeal Packaging

              Preserves Performance and Quality of Air- and Moisture-Sensitive Acros Organics Reagents

              ACROS AcroSeal BottleThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has introduced new and improved AcroSeal® packaging designed for air- and moisture-sensitive Acros Organics reagents and solvents. The new packaging better maintains chemical integrity, reducing the cost associated with purchasing replacement products. Ideal for aggressive solvents and reagents, the adhesive-free AcroSeal packaging significantly reduces the rate of moisture uptake and the risk of contamination in tests comparing tetrahyrofuran in the new AcroSeal packaging and in a competitor’s packaging...

               

                Vials for Any Application, Any Autosampler

              New Thermo Scientific National Vials poster featuring chromatography vial and closure products for virtually any instrument or application is now available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese

              New Thermo Scientific National Vials posterThis free poster features drawings of crimp vials, screw thread vials, snap cap vials and associated inserts and also includes associated headspace and shell vials. The poster makes it very simple to identify a vial by visually matching it up with a vial drawing. Along with vials drawings are confirmed and accurate volumes for all vials and inserts...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces advanced incubation solution for cell-based research

              The Thermo Scientific CytomatÂŽ 10 is designed to be the fastest automated incubator with a proven thermal decontamination routine

              Cytomat
              Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the introduction of the new Thermo Scientific CytomatÂŽ 10, a fully automated incubator and storage module for high-capacity cell growth and assay incubation. Designed to fit into the busiest of cell biology or screening laboratories, the Cytomat 10 offers superior environmental control and can be seamlessly integrated with existing automated assay hardware. The Cytomat 10 provides a fast plate access time of less than 10 seconds. Additionally, multiple transfer positions and an under-bench version allow flexible incubator placement within the laboratory...

               

                Thermo Scientific Introduces Two Size Exclusion HPLC Chromatography Columns

              Thermo Scientific Acclaim SEC-300 and SEC-1000 size exclusion HPLC columns designed for the high-resolution separation of water soluble polymers and oligomers

              Thermo ScientificThe columns are optimized for determining molecular weight distribution and characterization of water soluble polymers used in a wide range of products found in pharmaceuticals, medicines, cosmetics, food and industrial processes. Two columns with different pore sizes offer wide linear range of 100 to 1,000,000 Daltons....

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Releases Next Generation Scheduling Software at SLAS 2013

              The Thermo Scientific Momentum 3.2 Offers High-performance Automation Control with Operating Simplicity

              Momentum 3.2Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced the release of Thermo Scientific Momentum 3.2, the latest enhancement of the established Momentum™ scheduling software, for optimum automation control. Momentum 3.2 extends upon Momentum’s well-recognized efficiency to enable the seamless integration of workflows with maximum operator simplicity...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Intuitive Database Software for Lab Samples

              Thermo Scientific VisionTracker delivers efficient, secure sample organization and tracking

              Thermo Scientific VisionTracker database softwareThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the new Thermo Scientific VisionTracker database software for more accurate and efficient management, tracking and retrieval of laboratory samples. VisionTracker™ was showcased at Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) 2013...

               

                Sanofi-Aventis Puts A New Gas Chromatography Workhorse Through Its Paces

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a customer case study on the effective adoption of upgraded gas chromatography (GC) technology into an existing workflow with improved results and minimal effort

              TRACE 1300 Series GCDr. Dietrich Hilke, Head of Laboratory, Sanofi-Aventis, Deutschland GmbH, Frankfurt, and his team participated in the planning, testing, and evaluation of a new GC platform. Dr. Hilke’s laboratory analyzes 500 to 700 sample batches per year in a regulated environment for quality control of excipients, drug substances, and drug products. The team was able to directly transfer existing methods to the new GC system thus saving large amounts of time and effort....

               

                Thermo Scientific Syncronis HPLC Columns Now Available With 3 Micron Particles

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce that Thermo Scientific™ Syncronis™ HPLC columns are now available with 3 µm particle size. This new particle size complements the existing 1.7 and 5 µm particle sizes

              Thermo Scientific Syncronis HPLC Columns“This builds on the heritage of the Syncronis family of LC columns, which offer consistent, reproducible separations with high loadability,” said Darren Thomas, Thermo Fisher Scientific general manager, Chromatography Consumables.”This is an excellent solution for those scientists that have standardized their separations on 3 µm particle size.The expanded range of Syncronis columns matches a diversity of requirements from fast method development to rugged QC and high efficiency preparative LC.””...

               

                Denmark’s National Food Institute Employs Thermo Scientific ICP-MS to Speciate Arsenic and Measure Nanoparticles in Food as Part of EU-sponsored Projects

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), has adopted a Thermo Scientific iCAP Q inductively-coupled plasma mass spectrometer (ICP-MS) for research supporting EU Commission development of standards for arsenic and nanomaterials in food

              Thermo iCAP QDr. Erik Huusfeldt Larsen, senior researcher at  The National Food Institute,(DTU) and his Metals, Minerals & Nano Group at DTU are using the iCAP Q ICP-MS system to determine the species of arsenic found in food samples.  EU Commission researchers have found that it is no longer adequate to measure total arsenic in food because small amounts of inorganic arsenic can be associated with diseases such as cancers of the skin and bladder, while organic arsenic is much less toxic. Larsen notes that until recently, arsenic contamination was associated mainly with fish and other marine products; but in recent years, arsenic found in drinking water, rice and wheat have also attracted public attention...

               

                New Charge detector for ion chromatography, co-developed by UT Arlington and Thermo Fisher Scientific, receives patent

              The University of Texas at Arlington and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced that they have been granted a United States patent (#8,293,099) for a novel charge detector for ion chromatography that they developed together. The invention has been commercialized as the Thermo Scientific Dionex QD detector, which was introduced in March 2012 at the Pittcon Conference and Expo

              ICS-4000The detector, used in combination with the Thermo Scientific Dionex ICS-4000 ion chromatography system, is well suited for analysis of polyphosphates by environmental testing laboratories, organic acids in the food and beverage industry and amines in chemicals. It offers an easy-to-use alternative to traditional conductivity detectors for peak identification, peak purity analysis and quantification, while generally providing more information...

               

                Keep paraffin blocks as cold as ice

              The Thermo Scientific Cool Cut specimen clamp maintains block temperature for more consistent, better quality sections

              microtome with Cool Cut Specimen ClampHistological examination is considered the gold standard for detection, diagnosis and characterization of many clinical conditions, and producing suitable sections for microscopic examination constitutes one of the primary skills of the histologist...

               

                Worry-free pipetting is finally here. With the only tip that clips

              The new Thermo Scientific F1-ClipTip pipetting system enables users to deliver consistent and reliable pipetting with high quality results

              ClipTipThe breakthrough ClipTip interlocking technology locks tips securely into place to deliver an airtight seal on every channel. With a light touch, each tip is ‘clipped’ securely on the F1-ClipTip pipette, and will only release when ejected regardless of application pressure...

               

                Discovery thrives in a culture of confidence

              Optimal growing conditions are vital to the health and viability of cell lines. Thermo Scientific CO2 incubators offer proven long-term reliability together with exceptional contamination prevention; and with a range of designs available, there is a model to suit all laboratory needs

              Thermo Scientific CO2 incubatorsChoose between a polished stainless steel interior with copper shelving, or the complete copper interior design...




               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Extends Femtogram Level Electrochemical Detection Capability to UHPLC

              The new Thermo Scientific Dionex UltiMate 3000 Electrochemical Detector Is designed to deliver the sensitivity and selectivity needed to analyze neurotransmitters, pharmaceuticals and complex biological samples with the speed and resolution of UHPLC

              Thermo Scientific Dionex UltiMate 3000 Electrochemical DetectorThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ UltiMate™ 3000 Electrochemical Detector, making the benefits of UHPLC separation available with electrochemical detection. Electrochemical detection delivers: the high analytical sensitivity needed to measure neurotransmitters, the robustness for analyzing pharmaceutical compounds, and the selectivity for characterizing complex samples such as supplements, beverages, and biological samples...

               

                Thermo Fisher Solid Phase Extraction Sample Preparation Products Win G.I.T InnovationsAward 2012

              Independent Jury, Journal Readers and Attendees of Analytica 2012 and Achema 2012 Vote Thermo Fisher SOLA Solid Phase Extraction Cartridges and Plates as Category Favorite

              SOLA Solid Phase Extraction Cartridges and PlatesThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its SOLA Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) cartridges and plates have won the GIT Innovation Award 2012 in Catergory D. The G.I.T InnovationsAward honors innovative new products and solutions for laboratory and process technology...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Kit to Simplify Detection and Analysis of Hormones in Water

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific Hormones Application Kit, a complete package designed to simplify the detection and analysis of hormone contaminants in ground water and drinking water samples using liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

              CMD_AppKitHormones_E1600This application kit is designed to streamline and accelerate sample preparation, handling and analysis using a verified protocol for EPA Method 539, “Determination of Hormones in Drinking Water by Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) and Liquid Chromatography Electrospray Ionization Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-ESI-MS/MS).”..

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Detector-Agnostic Software for Liquid and Gas Chromatography

              Thermo Scientific TraceFinder software version 2.1 performs routine analysis with GC, LC, HPLC, GC-MS and LC-MS, including non-mass spectrometry detectors

              Thermo ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, introduces Thermo Scientific TraceFinder software version 2.1 for routine, high analytical throughput analysis of gas and liquid chromatography data. The software now supports Thermo Scientific non-mass spectrometry detectors, and this detector-agnostic package is designed for the quantitative and qualitative review of data for routine analyses...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Next Generation High-Speed Centrifuge Series

              Exclusive Innovations of Auto-Lock Rotor Exchange and Auto-ID Rotor Identification Simplify Performance and Safety

              Thermo Scientific Sorvall LYNX Superspeed CentrifugeThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Sorvall LYNX superspeed centrifuge series, delivering productivity, safety and reliability to maximise everyday centrifuge use in shared laboratory settings...

               

                Delivering pure and ultrapure water with ease

              The new portfolio of Thermo Scientific Barnstead laboratory water purification systems has been designed specifically to meet the demands of your applications

              GenPurexBenefit from innovative features including advanced electrodeionization (EDI) capabilities, a flexible remote dispenser and the convenience to easily order complete systems with one part number. This new comprehensive water purification portfolio offers you versatile ASTM Type I, Type II and reverse osmosis (RO) water systems for applications such as producing nuclease-free water for molecular biology experiments or water to run a glassware washer...

               

                Novel mass analyzer unravels complex biomolecular structures

              Essential for research and development of therapeutics

              Novel OrbitrapIn Nature Methods the group of Albert Heck of Utrecht University introduces a new mass spectrometer based on Orbitrap™ technology. This high-sensitive instrument might play a crucial role in the development and use of therapeutic antibodies. The Heck group, in close collaboration with the research group of Alexander Makarov of Thermo Fisher, the inventor of the Orbitrap analyzer, show that protein assemblies of molecular weights over 1 million Da can be analyzed with very high analytical resolving power and exquisite sensitivity down to detection of single ions...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces HPLC Column to Simplify and Improve Separations of Herbicides Diquat and Paraquat

              Acclaim Trinity Q1 Column Designed to Eliminate Need for Ion Pairing Reagents, Exotic Mobile Phases

              Acclaim Trinity Q1 ColumnThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific Acclaim Trinity Q1 HPLC column, designed to facilitate high-resolution and high-throughput trace analysis of the herbicides diquat and paraquat in plants by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometery (LC-MS)...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Selected by Leading Dutch Biotech Company to Supply Maybridge Fragment Library for Key Research

              Recommended for Use by Renowned Fragment Library Design Expert

              MaybridgeThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has been selected to supply compounds from its Maybridge Ro3 2500 Diversity Fragment Library to a leading fragment-based drug discovery firm based in the Netherlands. ZoBio, a spin-off of Leiden University, focuses on the development and commercialization of biophysical technologies that enable new approaches to drug development and selected the Maybridge fragment library on the recommendation of Dr. Edward Zartler, CEO of Quantum Tessera Consulting LLC...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific and METTLER TOLEDO Introduce Integrated Titration/Ion Chromatography System Designed to Streamline Water Analysis Workflow

              Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announces a joint marketing initiative with METTLER TOLEDO for combined Titration/Ion Chromatography (IC) system designed to provide a fast, accurate and integrated solution for fully-automated water analysis for laboratories testing the quality of drinking, surface or ground water

              Titration/Ion Chromatography (IC) systemThe new Titration/IC system features a single software package that integrates a METTLER TOLEDO Excellence titrator with liquid handler and two IC systems into a system that generates unified reports. Single point instrument control and data reporting reduces operating complexity, which can reduce costs compared to operating the workflow as separate analytical systems. Samples are handled only once and results are reported automatically in a single report. IC analysis is performed simultaneously with titration for a completed analysis in as quickly as 20 minutes...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New Chemical and Reagents Selection Handbook

              New Easy-to-Use Handbook Provides One-Stop Access to Comprehensive Range of Reagents and Solvents

              Fisher Chemical and Fisher BioReagents Laboratory Reagents HandbookThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of its new Fisher Chemical and Fisher BioReagents Laboratory Reagents Handbook, an essential, easy-to-use reference guide for one-stop access to its comprehensive laboratory reagent ranges. The new Fisher Chemical and Fisher BioReagents Laboratory Reagents Handbook features 250 new products, including an extended range of OptimaTM liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS) solvents and high-purity acids for trace elemental analysis, microbiology media and modifying enzymes...

               

                Pure flexibility: unparalleled performance

              Thermo Scientific KingFisher nucleic acid purification systems provide you with the ability to isolate high-yields of quality nucleic acids from a wide variety of starting materials

              KingFisherÂŽ purification technologyKingFisherÂŽ purification technology ensures improved sample quality for better downstream analyses. Giving you excellent reproducibility and performance, the family of KingFisher systems can boost the productivity and efficiency of your applications. The KingFisher Duo, KingFisher Flex or KingFisher mL, together with KingFisher Kits, consumables and BindIt software deliver unparalleled performance. The KingFisher family provides the flexibility to meet your personal throughput and application requirements, with a choice of processing volumes...

               

                Thermo Scientific launches new iPhone/iPad, Android and Blackberry apps to help you choose the best automation pipette tip for your liquid handling instrument

              The best Thermo Scientific automation pipette tip is now just a click away!

              Mobile AppThe Thermo Scientific Automation Pipette Tip App is a quick and easy way to find the best pipette tips for your automated liquid handling instrument. Simply select the criteria that meet your needs and the app will identify the most suitable automation pipette tip, along with its part number and description...

               

                Thermo Scientific F1-ClipTip Pipetting System

              You'll feel the difference the first time you hold the NEW Thermo Scientific* F1-ClipTip* pipetting system

               

                HPLC Assay of Gentamicin Sulfate Congeners in Just 15 Minutes

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a direct-detection reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) chromatographic assay method that separates the congeners in gentamicin sulfate and gentamicin sulfate-containing ointments, solutions, and creams in just 15 minutes

              Application Note 1005Application Note 1005: Gentamicin Sulfate Assay by HPLC with Charged Aerosol Detection demonstrates that this approach is faster than previously published methods, with excellent separation between the gentamicin congeners and resolution of many impurities that can be present in fermentation-manufactured products....

               

                Two Ion Chromatography Methods to Determine Sulfate and Total Chloride in Butano

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is pleased to announce the release of two simple ion chromatography (IC) analytical methods as per ASTM D7328-07 and ASTM D7319-09 for butanol, the next-generation biofuel

              • Application Note 296Application Note 296, Assay of Fuel-Grade Butanol for Total and Potential Sulfate and Total Chloride Per ASTM D7328-07
              • Application Note 297, Determination of Total and Potential Sulfate and Total Chloride in Fuel-Grade Butanol Per ASTM D7319-09

               

                Determination of Trace Sodium in Cranberry Powder

              Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a Reagent-FreeTMion chromatography (RFICTM) method that determines trace concentrations of sodium in cranberry powder, yielding results within 15% of those reported by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and thus demonstrating the viability of this alternate analysis technique

              Determination of Trace Sodium in Cranberry PowderThe RFIC system enhances the level of automation and improves ease of use as well as inter- and intralaboratory data reproducibility.Application Note 1003: Determination of Trace Sodium in Cranberry Powder demonstrates use of electrolytic eluent generation with our cation-exchange column (Thermo Fisher Dionex IonPac CS12A column) and suppressed conductivity detection

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Forms Technology Alliance Partnership with Princeton Scientists Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has entered into a Technology Alliance Partnership agreement with scientists at Princeton University, establishing a formal collaboration to accelerate research in triple quadrupole and high-resolution accurate mass (HRAM) liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LCMS) for life science applications.

              Thermo Fisher ScientificThe agreement, a broad collaboration between Thermo Fisher scientists and Princeton scientists  includes: engaging in research, sharing samples and data that could lead to development of better techniques, exchanging ideas and opinions about improving instrument and software performance, ongoing discourse about current technology issues and publishing new methodologies and scientific advances...

               

                Automated System Suitability Testing for Chromatographic Instruments Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is pleased to announce a new Technical Note on performing System Suitability Testing (SST) for liquid and gas chromatography methods and instrumentation.

              Thermo CDSTechnical Note 708, Thermo Scientific Dionex Chromeleon 7 Chromatography Data System Software, outlines the many features of the software that are designed specifically to perform automated SST...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Publishes Applied Food Testing Library Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., the world leader in serving science, today  announced that its new Applied Food  Testing Library is now available online

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Applied Food Testing LibraryThis compilation of more than 230 application notes, case studies, validated methods, webinars and technical posters by industry experts is designed to help food science professionals master routine and special challenges. This highly-practical repository covers: allergens, authenticity and traceability, beverage and drinking water, chemical contaminants, food processing, microbiological organisms, non-targeted screening, physical contaminants, quality control and trace elements...

               

                Fluorescence Detection Speeds Determination of Sialic Acids Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new ultra high-performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC) method that allows high resolution of sialic acids in a 10 min analysis time and requires less organic solvent than other published methods.

              UHPLC Determination of Sialic Acids with Fluorescence DetectionApplication Note 278: UHPLC Determination of Sialic Acids with Fluorescence Detection demonstrates that the sensitivity of fluorescence detection easily allows straightforward determination of sialic acids in the pmol range...

               

                Bisphosphonate Pharmaceuticals and Excipients by Capillary IC-MS Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a simple, fast, sensitive, and robust capillary ion chromatography (IC) analytical method to simultaneously quantify three bisphosphonate pharmaceuticals (etidronate, clodronate and tiludronate) and three commonly used excipients (benzoate, hydroxybenzoate and citrate).

              Application Note 1001Application Note 1001: Quantitative Determination of Bisphosphonate Pharmaceuticals and Excipients by Capillary IC-MS uses a Thermo Scientific Dionex IonPac AS18-Fast capillary anion-exchange column to achieve chromatographic retention and resolution for target analytes. The elimination of derivatization steps simplifies the workflow and improves method throughput...

               

                Sectioning of bone as a specialist histology specimen Thermo Scientific HM355S and Finesse ME+ Automated Microtomes deliver quality sections from bone tissue

              microtomy of bone tissueThe significance of histological examination in the classification and diagnosis of clinical conditions is reliant on the expertise of the histology laboratory in managing the wide spectrum of specimen types submitted for analysis. From receipt of the tissue sample to presentation of a slide for microscopic examination, histologists must consider the composition of the specimen to effectively determine how it should be handled...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Sets New Standard in UHPLC Flexibility UltiMate 3000 XRS system offers new sampling and detection capabilities with quaternary mobile phase gradients for improved flexibility in pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, environmental, food safety and chemical analysis applications

              Thermo Scientific UltiMate 3000 XRS UHPLCThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science,has introduced the Thermo Scientific UltiMate 3000 XRS UHPLC system. This newest member of the Thermo Scientific UltiMate 3000 UHPLC+ family offers new UHPLC capabilities in solvent delivery and sample handling with a wide range of detector options for high-throughput laboratories.

               

                Fluorescence Method Development Handbook for HPLC now available Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce the release of a comprehensive Fluorescence Method Development Handbook.

              Fluorescence Method Development Handbook for HPLCFluorescence method development is much more complex compared to other optical detectors such as UV or refractive index detection. For optimum results, it is important to optimize the different parameters in a systematic way. The 16-page guide explains fluorescence theory and its effects on experimental results during method development. It also demonstrates how to benefit from the unique features of our fluorescence detectors...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Expands Bio HPLC Column Portfolio New Accucore HPLC Columns Enhance Peak Capacity and Run Times for Protein and Peptide Separations

              Accucore HPLC ColumnsThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has expanded its portfolio of Thermo Scientific Accucore columns with a range of columns for biomolecule separations. Available in analytical, micro and nano formats, the new AccucoreTM 150-C18 and Accucore 150-C4 columns are designed to improve protein and peptide assay robustness by enhancing peak capacity and run times at moderate operating pressures...

               

                WIL Research Company Selects Q Exactive Mass Spectrometer High-resolution, accurate-mass (HR/AM) capability to expand the company's regulated bioanalysis, drug discovery and metabolism/structural identification services 

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that WIL Research Company, Inc., a global contract-research organization (CRO) providing analytical services to the pharmaceutical industry, selected Thermo Scientific Q Exactive hybrid quadrupole-Orbitrap mass spectrometer systems to expand its capabilities for regulated bioanalysis, drug discovery, metabolism and structural identification services...

               

                Rapid and Sensitive Determination of Biofuel Sugars by IC Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has developed a rapid ion chromatogaphy (IC) method to determine the common sugars in samples from solutions used for biofuel production.

              Rapid and Sensitive Determination of Biofuel Sugars by ICThe method described in Application Note 282: Rapid and Sensitive Determination of Biofuel Sugars by Ion Chromatography requires minimal sample pretreatment and uses a Dionex CarboPac SA10 anion-exchange column with electrolytically generated hydroxide eluent and high-performance anion-exchange chromatography with pulsed amperometric detection (HPAE-PAD).

               

                Thermo Scientific Finnpipette Digital – back by popular demand! Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS), in conjunction with Thermo Fisher Scientific, are pleased to announce that Finnpipette Digital is back! Re-launched to reflect market demand and available through SLS.

              Finnpipette DigitalFinnpipette Digital offers 10 single channel and 7 multichannel models, with the following key features and benefits:
              • Light weight and with an ergonomic design
              • Soft-touch tip ejection for ease of use 
              • Patented super blow-out system for quality results in micro volume applications 
              • Fully autoclavable 
              • 5 year warranty with web registration

               

                Break the Glass Habit

              The range of Thermo Scientific Nalgene plastic labware products are designed to make your laboratory a safer place to work

              Thermo Scientific Nalgene plastic labware productsThis durable and flexible, high quality plastic labware can withstand the rigor of laboratory conditions where traditional glass labware often can't. Because plastic labware won't shatter, this reduces the risk of valuable solutions being lost or hazardous material being released, lowering the potential for injury to personnel in busy laboratory environments. Additionally, large labware items including high volume bottles and cylinders are much lighter in weight than glass equivalents, which lessens the risk of breakage or physical stress...

               

                Request a Free Sample of Thermo Scientific Automation Pipette Tips Thermo Scientific Automation Pipette TipsWith Thermo Scientific automation pipette tips, choose from the widest range of tips compatible with a variety of instruments. Our tips are validated on the actual instrument for which they are created and meet the instrument manufacturer's specifications. Through rigorous quality control standards, we ensure accurate and precise performance, focusing on tip straightness and a low Coefficient of Variation (%CV)...

               

                Determination of Tartrate in Drug Products in Just 10 Minutes Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce two new ion chromatography (IC) methods designed to reduce time and labor and increase accuracy when determining tartrate in drug products containing tolterodine tartrate.

              Determination of Tartaric AcidApplication Note 1002: Determination of Tartaric Acid in Tolterodine Tartrate Drug Products by IC with Suppressed Conductivity Detection demonstrates that these methods are accurate and reproducible, with analysis times as low as 10 minutes. Both approaches use an electrolytic suppressor, which eliminates the time and effort to prepare dilute sulfuric acid regenerant...

               

                High-Throughput Method for Simultaneous Analysis of Water-Soluble Vitamins Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a high-throughput method for the simultaneous analysis of water-soluble vitamins (WSVs) in multivitamin supplements and vitamin-enriched beverages.

              Application Note 294: Simultaneous Analysis of Water-Soluble Vitamins in Vitamin-Enriched Beverages and Multivitamin Dietary Supplements by UHPLC-MS/MSThe ultrahigh-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (UHPLC-MS/MS) method described in Application Note 294: Simultaneous Analysis of Water-Soluble Vitamins in Vitamin-Enriched Beverages and Multivitamin Dietary Supplements by UHPLC-MS/MS was optimized for total resolution of all target analytes on a reversed-phase (RP) C30 column with a rapid separation LC (RSLC) system and a triple stage quadrupole mass spectrometer. Accurate quantitative measurements for vitamins are required to ensure product quality and regulatory compliance as well as to monitor vitamin intake...

               

                Effective Determination of Dibasic Acids Thermo Fisher Scientific is proud to announce an effective new method for the determination of succinic, glutaric, and adipic acids in solutions of mixed dibasic acids generated during cyclohexane oxidation.

              Effective Determination of Dibasic AcidsApplication Note 285: Determination of Succinic, Glutaric, and Adipic Acids as Quality Control of Cyclohexone Production demonstrates use of our liquid chromatography system (Thermo Scientific Dionex UltiMateTM 3000 RSLC system) with organic acid analytical column (Thermo Scientific AcclaimTM OA column) and mass spectrometry (MS) detection to achieve a fast baseline separation of these three dibasic acids with good resolution values (Rs ≥ 2.6)...

               

                Novel Inositol Method Using Ion Chromatography Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new Ion Chromatography (IC) method developed by Covance Laboratories Inc. for the total determination of free and total myo-inositol in foods, feeds, and infant formulas.

              Analysis of Free and Total myo-Inositol in FoodsThe novel approach developed by Covance application chemists uses microwave-assisted acid hydrolysis followed by enzymatic treatment and quantitation by high performance anion-exchange chromatography and pulsed amperometric detection (HPAED-PAD) using a Thermo Scientific Dionex ion chromatography system and carbohydrate analytical columns (Thermo Scientific Dionex CarboPac columns)...

               

                Analysis of Nitrate and Nitrite in Milk Analysis of Nitrate and Nitrite in MilkThermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is pleased to announce a new application for the determination of nitrite and nitrate in milk by ion chromatography (IC) with suppressed conductivity detection using in-line sample preparation. Application Note 279: Time Savings and Improved Reproducibility of Nitrate and Nitrite Ion Chromatography Determination in Milk Samples describes the method where the prepared sample is separated on the high-capacity Thermo Scientific Dionex IonPac TM AS20 hydroxide-selective anion-exchange column to resolve nitrite and nitrate from the remaining sample components...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Next-Generation Benchtop LC-MS System at ASMS 2012 Exactive Plus System Sets New Standards in Speed and Resolving Power for High-Throughput Screening, Identification and Quantification of Compounds in Complex Matrices

              Thermo Scientific Exactive PlusThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the Thermo Scientific Exactive Plus system, the company's latest benchtop liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) system for high-throughput screening, identification and quantification of compounds in complex matrices. Powered by Thermo Scientific Orbitrap technology,..

               

                HPLC-CAD Improves Determination of Triterpenes in Gota Kola Determination of Triterpenes in Gota KolaThermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new method that uses high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) combined with charged aerosol detection (CAD) to enable improved quantitation of triterpene content in gotu kola. Low-wavelength UV detection commonly used for triterpene analysis often results in strongly sloping baselines, and interferences from minor components can adversely affect quantitation. Customer Application Note (CAN) 111: Determination of Triterpenes in Centella asiatica (Gotu Kola) by HPLC-CAD demonstrates that charged aerosol detection minimizes these interferences and improves the baseline, thereby enabling improved quantitation of triterpenes in gotu kola...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Designs One-of-a-Kind Robotic Workflow Solution Robotic System at Donald Danforth Center Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has supplied a revolutionary robotic system at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, MO. Researchers will use the Yeast 1 Hybrid solution to automate the interactions of plant genomes with their transcription factors. By understanding the control of plant growth and response to stresses such as drought, flooding or cold, the lab aims to gain information necessary to improve crops and meet the demands of a growing and changing population...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Extends Ultrapure LC/MS Reagents Range for Highly Stable MS Detection Ultrapure LCMS ReagentsThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has introduced three new ultrapure Fisher Chemical OptimaÂŽ Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS) grade reagents that modify the mobile phase to minimize background noise and enhance MS detection. Designed for use with the existing ultrapure Optima LC/MS solvent range, the new reagents, comprising ammonium formate, ammonium acetate and acetic acid, improve chromatographic peak shape and provide stable analyte signals in a MS detector. Available in a variety of convenient pack sizes, these highly pure new additives ensure accurate and reliable results in LC/MS applications...

               

                Determination of Ginsenosides in Panax Ginseng - New method announced by Thermo Fisher Scientific Determination of Ginsenosides in Panax GinsengThermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new method that uses the Thermo Scientific Dionex Corona CAD Charged Aerosol Detector to provide a reliable alternative to low-wavelength UV detection. Customer Application Note (CAN) 112: Determination of Ginsenosides in Panax ginseng by HPLC-CAD demonstrates that charged aerosol detection does not overrespond to strong chromophores, thereby reducing interferences. Baseline slopes are not as pronounced or as variable, making peak area determinations more reliable...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Rapid-Flow Filter for Faster Results Thermo Scientific Nalgene Rapid-Flow FilterThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the availability of the new Thermo Scientific Nalgene Rapid-Flow Filter, which enables faster filtration of cell-culture media. All Thermo Scientific Nalgene filter units and bottle-top filters will now incorporate the Nalgene Rapid-FlowTM membrane support system. The Nalgene Rapid-Flow design maintains membrane stability, providing better performance and increased flow rates for faster throughput of media...

               

                Analysis of Organic Acids in Wastewater Thermo Fisher Scientific App Note 291Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new combined method for the accurate determination of organic acids in a wastewater sample. Application Note 291: Determination of Organic Acids in Wastewater Using Ion-Exclusion Chromatography and On-Line Carbonate Removal demonstrates that ion-exclusion chromatography excludes the inorganic anions present in the sample. A Thermo Scientific Dionex Carbonate Removal Device (CRD 200) is also needed to remove carbonate on line. Inorganic anions and carbonate can interfere when determining organic acids in wastewater using anion-exchange chromatography...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Unique New Solvents for High Sensitivity UHPLC Gradient Grade Analysis Fisher Chemical UHPLC Gradient Grade SolventsThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has introduced a unique range of Fisher Chemical UHPLC Gradient Grade Solvents that minimize baseline noise and reduce pump blockages, even at high pressures. The new solvents, comprising acetonitrile, methanol and water, have been designed for use with the Ultra High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (UHPLC) pump to ensure maximum sensitivity and resolution for high-speed, high-throughput applications. Filtered to an exceptionally low level of just 0.1 Âľm, this removes even the finest particles that may block the pump and valve under high pressure, thereby saving time, money and effort, as well as syringe filters...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces First Research-Grade FT-IR Spectrometer with One-Touch Operation Thermo Scientific Nicolet iS50 FT-IR spectrometerThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific Nicolet iS50 FT-IR spectrometer, the first research-grade FT-IR with one-touch operation. Building on the industry-leading reputation of the Magna, Nexus and Nicolet 6700 spectrometers, the Nicolet iS50 features purpose-built accessories and integrated analytical software capabilities to provide a truly all-in-one materials analysis platform that helps laboratories solve analytical challenges with unprecedented ease...

               

                Analysis of Carbohydrates in Coffee in 10 mins Application Note 280: Carbohydrate in CoffeeThermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new approach using high-performance anion-exchange ( HPAE) chromatography with pulsed amperometric detection (PAD) for the determination of carbohydrates in extracts from instant coffee and green coffee beans. Application Note 280: Carbohydrate in Coffee: AOAC Method 995.13 vs a New Fast Ion Chromatography Method compares two methods: the Association of Analytical Chemists ( AOAC) official method 995.13 and a fast method using the CarboPac TM SA10 colum...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Chiral Resolution Screening and Purification Kits Chiral Resolution Screening and Purification KitsThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced new Maybridge Chiral Resolution Screening and Purification Kits to give organic chemists simple and rapid access to optically pure chiral compounds from their racemic mixtures. Identifying the best separation conditions under which a target compound can be isolated with optimal yield and purity can take days, or even weeks. The new portfolio of ready-to-use kits reduces development time to just one day, with as little as 0.4mmol of racemate required...

               

                New Patent for 2-D Ion Chromatography Apparatus! Thermo Fisher Scientific logoThermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new patent for 2-Dimensional Ion Chromatography (2-D IC): US Patent 8,101,422 B2 Multidimensional Chromatography Apparatus and Method. This patent discusses an application for the analysis of trace ionic contaminants and is especially useful for the detection of drinking water contaminants in samples with high concentrations of interferences. The application is approved by the US EPA for monitoring of contaminants in drinking water, including routine compliance methods for trace bromate (EPA 302), perchlorate (EPA 314.2), and haloacetic acids (pending)...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Expands Accucore HPLC Column Family with New C8 Phase Solid Core Column Accucore C8 HPLC columnThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced the Thermo Scientific Accucore C8 HPLC column. Based on state-of-the-art Core Enhanced TechnologyTM, the new C8 HPLC column expands the AccucoreTM HPLC family of columns with a shorter alkyl length bonded phase, which provides lower hydrophobic retention than the equivalent C18 phase. The new phase enhances chromatographic performance without generating excessive operating pressure, enabling laboratories to improve sample throughput and quality of results...

               

                Quality, Choice and Innovation for your applications Thermo Scientific Laboratory Consumables CatalogThe new Thermo Scientific Laboratory Consumables Catalog provides you with a comprehensive product portfolio, including Thermo Scientific NalgeneTM, NuncTM and Matrix products. Designed as a resource that helps you find the appropriate product to meet the requirements of virtually any application, this easy-to-use, interactive catalog is available online or alternatively as a mobile app from the iTunes App Store or Android Market. Committed to providing you with the highest possible standards, the portfolio of laboratory consumables maintains consistent, repeatable and reliable results, every time...

               

                Automated dispensing - Less time at the bench, more time for your research Thermo Scientific Multidrop microplate dispensersThe complete range of Thermo Scientific Multidrop microplate dispensers provides a high-speed and convenient solution for automated dispensing of a broad liquid volume range, eliminating the need for manual pipetting. Dispensing reagents, buffers, media and live cells, the dispensers can rapidly fill a variety of microplate types and formats. For instance you can fill a 384-well plate with 5 ÂľL, in just 5 seconds. With precise and accurate performance, the easy to use dispensers ensure reproducible results. This, coupled with the ability to rapidly fill wells, leads to enhanced throughput, leaving more time for you to undertake demanding research tasks...

               

                Determination of Steviol Glycoside in Sweeteners Determination of Steviol Glycoside in SweetenersThermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is pleased to announce an economical new method that uses high-performance liquid chromatography ( HPLC) with charged aerosol and UV detections to determine steviol glycosides in consumer sweeteners. Application Note 293: Steviol Glycoside Determination by HPLC with Charged Aerosol and UV Detections Using the Acclaim Trinity P1 Column demonstrates that only 3-9 mL of mobile phase/sample are required, compared to 25-60 mL/sample for the Joint FAO/WHO Commission on Food Additives ( JECFA) and U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) methods, respectively. The reduction in mobile phase use saves both time and resources during mobile phase preparation and also reduces waste...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Enhances Sample Preparation with New Syringe Filters TitanTarget Syringe filtersThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has launched the Thermo Scientific Titan3 and Target2 ranges of single-use syringe filters for sample preparation. These more robust syringe filters significantly enhance sample preparation workflow by accommodating greater burst pressures and providing exceptional flow-through characteristics. Previously supplied as the SUN-Sri TITAN2 and National Scientific Target ranges, these filter units have been enhanced by Thermo Fisher to offer improved reliability and performance, including an improved housing design that prevents leakage during filtration...

               

                HPLC Analysis of 6 Active Components of Caulis Lonicerae Thermo Fisher Scientific pplication Note 299Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is pleased to announce an efficient, comprehensive HPLC QC method using an Acclaim Phenyl-1 Column for the separation of all six main active components of Caulis Lonicerae, an important traditional Chinese medicine. To regulate this natural treatment used for acute fever, headache, respiratory infection, and epidemic diseases, the Pharmacopoeia of the People's Republic of China (PPRC) requires two different methods, which combined only identify two main target components...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Maybridge Line of Chemistry Products Celebrates 50 Years Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the 50th anniversary of its Maybridge chemistry products, a continually evolving line of bioactive molecules to accelerate drug discovery and development. The Maybridge line is a comprehensive range of highly innovative and diverse drug-like molecules and compound libraries for traditional drug-discovery screening, as well as fragment-based programs...

               

                Simple, Fast Determination of Phytic Acid in Soybeans and Black Sesame Seeds Fast Determination of Phytic Acid in Soybeans and Black Sesame SeedsThermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is pleased to announce a simple, fast (< 10 min per injection) isocratic method for the determination of phytic acid (as phytate) in soybeans and black sesame seeds by using a hydroxide-selective column combined with a Reagent-FreeTM ion chromatography (RFICTM) system, as described in Application Note 295, Determination of Phytic Acid in Soybeans and Black Sesame Seeds. The RFIC system eliminated the required time and possible errors associated with manual eluent preparation and the method was shown to be accurate and reproducible for these two samples, and should be applicable to other food samples...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces CONNECTS for the Paperless Lab Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced Thermo Scientific CONNECTS for the Paperless Lab, a combined methodology, technology and services offering that transforms laboratories into tightly integrated paperless environments. Thermo Fisher will showcase CONNECTSTM in Thermo Scientific booth 101/202, hall B1, during Analytica 2012, being held from April 17-20, in Munich, Germany...

               

                Practical Guidelines for Capillary Anion-Exchange Chromatography Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a technical note describing procedures and practices that help chromatographers get the most out of their capillary ion-chromatography system. Technical Note 113: Practical Guidance for Using Capillary Anion Chromatography presents tips and techniques that will help ensure that good chromatographic results are obtained as system volumes are reduced for capillary IC...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Orbital Shakers for Sensitive Culture Applications Thermo Scientific MaxQ HP FamilyThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific MaxQ High Performance (HP) Orbital Digital Shakers. Consisting of open air and incubated bench-top models and incubated or refrigerated floor models, the MaxQÂŽ HP Shaker range is ideal for sensitive cultures...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Unveils New Sample Conductivity and pH Measurement Accessory for Ion Chromatography Systems Thermo Scientific Dionex AS-AP Sample Conductivity and pH AccessoryThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today unveiled the Thermo Scientific Dionex AS-AP Sample Conductivity and pH Accessory. This new optional feature for the Dionex AS-AP autosampler streamlines IC workflows by automating conductivity and pH measurements before injecting samples onto an IC system with the help of Thermo Scientific Dionex Chromeleon conditional statements...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Creates New iPhone App for Selecting Bottles and Carboys Thermo Scientific Bottles and Carboys iPhone app.Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has created a free iPhone and Android app for the selection of Thermo Scientific Nalgene bottles, carboys and vials. Based on their specific laboratory needs, users simply insert a NalgeneÂŽ catalog number or search terms and the intuitive app recommends the most appropriate container from our extensive inventory of almost 700 choices. Results are based on the specific properties for chemical resistance, autoclavability, inertness, temperature tolerance and a host of other parameters and certifications for the customers' individual lab activity...  

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches European Seminar Series: “New Frontiers in Water Analysis” Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced its seminar series "New Frontiers in Water Analysis."  Planned for major European cities between March and December of 2012, the seminars will focus on recent changes to Europe's water analysis regulations (the EU Water Framework Directive), ramifications for laboratories performing routine water analysis and research and advancements in applicable analytical methods and technologies... 

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Wins Scientists’ Choice Award for Nano-Flow Liquid Chromatograph Thermo Fisher Scientific Wins Scientists’ Choice Award for Nano-Flow Liquid Chromatograph (Photo: Business Wire)Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its Thermo Scientific Easy-nLC 1000 has received a Scientist's Choice Award from SelectScience, the leading online resource for applied chemists, clinical chemists and life scientists. The split-free, nano-flow liquid chromatograph is the readers' choice for Best New Separations Product. The award ceremony for the Scientists' Choice Award took place on the show floor at Pittcon 2012, being held from March 11-15, in Orlando...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Ensures Quality Tissue Cutting for Human Protein Atlas Project Thermo Scientific HM355S automated microtome and Section Transfer SystemThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the Human Protein Atlas Project is using its Thermo Scientific HM355S automated microtome and Section Transfer System to create high-quality tissue sections during tissue microarray (TMA) production. As part of the project, and as an external TMA production service, Uppsala-based Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) tissue profiling group has cut more than 200,000 slides from over 1400 TMAs to date. To achieve this, SciLifeLab required a versatile microtome that would accommodate a variety of tissue types with a choice of manual and mechanised cutting. The HM355S met these needs...

               

                Chromatographers can now Connect and Solve Chromatography Challenges via Social Media! Thermo Fisher Scientific chromatography-focused social media communicationsThermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce chromatography-focused social media communications for the benefit of customers and industry leaders. The channel, in its first phase, provides three communication tools to stay current in today's fast moving online world..

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Revolutionary Fritless SPE Technology Thermo Scientific SOLA solid phase extraction (SPE) cartridges and platesThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today launched its new range of Thermo Scientific SOLA solid phase extraction (SPE) cartridges and plates.  Using a proprietary design and manufacturing technique, SOLATM combines polyethylene frit materials and stationary phase components into one, uniform entity. As a result, these cartridges and plates deliver superior reproducibility, recovery and sensitivity and reduce the levels of contaminants and extractables within the sample eluate...

               

                High Specificity of Thermo Scientific Nunc and Microtiter Plates Makes them Ideal for Diagnostic Screening Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, supplies a broad range of immunoassay plates for use in diagnostic applications. Solid capture surfaces are commonly integrated into in vitro diagnostic kits, where they are used to bind a component of interest, thus removing it from solutions such as serum or urine. The Thermo Scientific Nunc immunoassay plates are therefore key to any screening applications...

               

                Thermo Scientific Mass Spectrometers Drive Proteomics Breakthroughs Reported in Nature and Nature Methods Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that Thermo Scientific mass spectrometers continue to power breakthroughs in proteomics research as evidenced by recent publications in the prestigious journals Nature and Nature Methods. The unique capabilities of Thermo Scientific mass spectrometer systems played pivotal roles in 13 high-impact articles published in just over a month, from October 2 through November 6, 2011...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Releases Newest Chromatography Columns and Consumables Catalog Thermo Scientific Chromatography Columns and Consumables catalogThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, released its 2012-2013 Thermo Scientific Chromatography Columns and Consumables catalog. The more comprehensive catalog is organized into four core segments: sample preparation, vials and closures, gas chromatography and liquid chromatography, and it combines all the latest product innovations, including those added after the recent Dionex acquisition, into a single, user-friendly portfolio...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Increases Immunoassay Specificity and Accuracy Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, employs strict approval criteria for all of its Thermo Scientific Nunc immunoassay plates. For such sensitive assays, it is imperative that the immunoassay plates used are coated in an effective way to ensure highly specific binding. The NuncTM plate surfaces are release treated using a binding assay that uses immunoglobulin G (IgG), or other appropriate biomolecules. As a result, you can be confident in the accuracy and reliability of downstream data...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Fully Customizable Plate Mover during SLAS 2012 Featuring Quick-Connect Modules Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Orbitor BenchTrak, a fully customizable plate mover with quick-connect modules. The OrbitorTM BenchTrak significantly extends the functionality and versatility of the renowned Orbitor RS plate mover, providing a fully customizable automation solution that fits into existing laboratory space - either "on-bench" or "in-bench." Multiple Orbitor BenchTraks can connect to form complex system layouts, and a range of "click-in" components, such as instrument loading platforms, mezzanines, guarding and microplate stores...

               

                Fisher Scientific Supplier Excellence Awards 2012 Exhibitors and delegates Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, recently announced the winners of its Supplier Excellence Awards during its first pan European Fisher Scientific Sales Meeting, held in Estoril, Portugal. More than 750 delegates attended the Meeting...

               

                Direct HPAE-PAD Analysis of Sialic Acids in Glycoprotein Hydrolyzates Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce a new method that allows sialic acids in five representative glycoproteins to be determined by acid hydrolysis release and high-performance anion-exchange chromatography with pulsed amperometric detection (HPAE-PAD). Application Update 180: Direct Determination of Sialic Acids in Glycoprotein Hydrolyzates by HPAE-PAD demonstrates that determination of N-acetylneuraminic acid (Neu5Ac) and N-glycolylneuraminic acid (Neu5Gc) on a Thermo Scientific Dionex CarboPac PA20 Fast Sialic Acid column is specific and direct...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Collaborates with US EPA to Improve Holding Time and MDLs for Chromate in Drinking Water Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is pleased to announce that its participation in the secondary validation of US EPA Method 218.7 for hexavalent chromium, Cr(VI), in processed drinking water is complete. Cr(VI) is a toxic compound regulated by the EPA for certain wastewaters. Our scientists have been participating in a collaborative project with the EPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water in Cincinnati to improve the holding time and sensitivity of US EPA Method 218.6...

               

                Thermo Scientific Immunoassay Plate Guide is a Searchable Tool for Diagnostic Applications Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, offers the new Thermo Scientific immunoassay plate guide as a keyword rich, fully searchable online resource, as well as in a tablet PC format. As a result of the keyword driven content, you can simply type a phrase into the search box to pull out all relevant sections. Furthermore, the interactive guide allows you to navigate through the pages using click button arrows, or by typing the specified page number into the page window. You can also click directly on the contents page titles to be taken instantly to the desired page and insert virtual sticky notes to keep track of your thoughts.

               

                Simple, Rugged, and Accurate New Method for the Assay of Risedronate in Drugs Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is pleased to announce a new method that exceeds the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) monograph specifications for risedronate sodium analysis. This method is based on an anion-exchange separation with a 4 × 250 mm Thermo Scientific Dionex IonPac AS7 (USP L48) column using edetate disodium (EDTA) eluent to resolve risedronate from related compounds. Application Note 289: Evaluation of the USP Risedronate Sodium Assay demonstrates the linearity, detection limits...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Simplifies Gas Chromatography Column Selection Thermo Scientific Simplifies Gas Chromatography Column SelectionThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, provides you with easy access to its GC Column Configurator, an iPhone and iPad optimized selection tool that enables you to choose the appropriate column for your chromatographic specifications.  Access to the GC Column Configurator can be found on the Chromatography Resource Centre (CRC), or by simply searching "TraceGOLD" in iTunes. Just enter your current part number or column dimensions and this easy-to-use tool will find the corresponding Thermo Scientific GC column. These GC columns provide enhanced performance with ultra-low bleed, greater reproducibility and inertness for your applications...

               

                Streamline your workflow for reliable ELISA results Thermo Scientific WellwashEnzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) are commonly used in diagnostic, as well as quality control laboratories.  The assays are used for identifying and quantifying analytes using antibody-antigen reactions. Reducing background noise and variation is one of the challenges during the assay. To ensure reliable results with excellent accuracy and precision, while maximizing assay sensitivity, high quality washing and reading are essential. In addition, effortless result interpretation and reporting are crucial to day to day routine ELISAs...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Provides the Last Line of Defense against Mycoplasma Contamination with Expanded 0.1 Micron PES Filter Line Thermo Scientific Nalgene PES filter unitsThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has expanded its Thermo Scientific Nalgene 0.1 Micron PES Filter line with a new 1-liter unit, offering customers the broadest size selection on the market for 0.1 micron vacuum filtration of cell culture media to prevent mycoplasma contamination. The new unit incorporates a large 90 mm diameter membrane and a proprietary Rapid-FlowTM membrane support plate to facilitate rapid, high-capacity filtration rates...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Couples Chromatography and Mass Spec Systems to Develop Method for Detecting Arsenic in Apple Juice IC-ICP-MSThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its Dionex ICS-5000 reagent-free ion chromatography system can be coupled with the Thermo Scientific XSERIES 2 ICP-Q-MS to create a proven IC-ICP-MS method for detecting trace elements, including levels of organic and inorganic arsenic in apple juice. A Consumer Reports investigation recently revealed elevated levels of arsenic in juice samples...

               

                ISO Releases New Standard for the Determination of Bromate Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is pleased to announce its bromate analysis solutions are fully compliant with the new ISO standard for bromate analysis by ion chromatography (IC) titled, Water quality - Determination of dissolved bromate - Method using ion chromatography (IC) and post column reaction (PCR) (ISO 11206:2011(E)). The standard adds improved limits of detection and simplifies the lab work compared to ISO 15061:2001...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Provides Rapid and Efficient Nucleic Acid Purification Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has released an educational video on its new range of Thermo Scientific KingFisher nucleic acid purification kits for enhanced sample processing. The new kits combine seamlessly with the Thermo Scientific KingFisher magnetic particle processors to maximize the speed and efficiency of user workflow. To provide users with an insight into the system, a short video was shot live at the recent American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) meeting...

               

                New Thermo Scientific Revco UxF Series of Ultra-low Temperature Freezers Maximize Sample Storage Capacity While Minimizing Energy Usage Revco UxFThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has introduced the Thermo Scientific Revco UxF Series of ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers. These innovative new freezers have been designed to provide laboratories with an energy efficient approach to cold storage. The RevcoÂŽ UxF portfolio incorporates your choice of a high-performance or energy saving modes, which are easily selected by the user via the intuitive touch-screen interface...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific and PREMIER Biosoft to Co-market SimGlycan Software SimGlycan SoftwareThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, and PREMIER Biosoft, today announced an agreement to co-market PREMIER Biosoft's SimGlycanÂŽ software. The agreement aims to advance glycobiology by dramatically speeding the characterization of complex glycans through automated interpretation of the rich data produced by Thermo Scientific mass spectrometer systems...

               

                New 3000-Molecule Add-on Complements the Industry Leading Maybridge HitFinder Collection of Drug-Like Screening Compounds Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced Maybridge HitFinderTM-Plus, a collection of 3,000 pre-plated drug-like screening compounds that is ideal for a variety of drug discovery programs. The new library expands the industry leading Maybridge HitFinder collection of 14,400 screening compounds and is available as an "add-on" for current HitFinder users at reduced upgrade fees.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Technical Library on LC-MS Solutions for Endocrine Drug Analysis in Clinical Research CRFT-EndocrinologyThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the availability of a new technical library of liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) solutions for endocrine drug analysis in clinical research, including methods showcasing the ability of automated sample preparation and multiplexing to reduce sample preparation time and maximize mass spectrometer throughput...

               

                HPLC Method Development Calculator Tools Available on the Thermo Scientific Chromatography Resource Center HPLC calculatorThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, provides invaluable assistance with the HPLC Method Development Calculator to chromatographers looking to optimize methods with the latest column technologies. This interactive range of online tools is hosted on the Thermo Scientific Chromatography Resource Center  and helps calculate initial conditions for gradient and isocratic methods.  In addition, an LC column selection tool is provided to assist in the choice of the appropriate column for any application.

               

                Sharpshooting your Chromatography Method Development with Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, enables analysts to quickly and simply obtain technical advice to help resolve common problems with Liquid Chromatography (LC), Gas Chromatography (GC) and Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) protocols. The interactive "Troubleshoot an issue tool is available on the Thermo Scientific Chromatography Resource Center (CRC) and brings easy-to-access technical expertise to your computer. Simply identify the issue from the list of common symptoms, for help in finding the common causes and solutions...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Provides Advanced Plate Options for Immunoassay Protocols Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has released a large portfolio of immunoassay surfaces to ensure that you get the best results from your assays. Passive binding surfaces are available to adsorb medium to large biomolecules in a range of orientations...

               

                Thermo Scientific Revco UxF Series Increases Internal Space within a Small Laboratory Footprint Revco UxFThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, recently introduced its portfolio of Thermo Scientific Revco UxF Series ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers. Available in five sizes, with capacities from 421 to 949 liters (14.9 - 33.5 cubic feet), internal space is maximized, within a small laboratory footprint. In addition, the new design of the cabinet and its vacuum panel insulation allow up to 70,000 2 mL tubes or 118,300 1 mL Thermo Scientific Cryobank tubes to be stored at any one time. Providing advanced temperature uniformity throughout the internal chamber, usable space is maximized, making it the ideal choice for any space restricted laboratories...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Technical Library of LC-MS Solutions for Quick and Easy Analysis of PPCPs and Pesticides in Water Thermo technical library of LC-MS solutions for water analysisThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the availability of a new technical library of LC-MS solutions for water analysis, including application information on the detection of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) and pesticides. 

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Interactive Laboratory Products Catalog Thermo Scientific Liquid handling and consumables catalogThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today launched the Thermo Scientific Laboratory Products Catalog, an interactive resource linking customers to a broad portfolio of liquid handling and consumables products. This catalog is available online in a searchable format for immediate use on any iPhone or iPad, and it can be downloaded for offline use at any time...

               

                High Throughput Bioprocessing and Blood Banking Centrifuge for Exceptional Flexibility Thermo Scientific Sorvall RC 12BP Plus CentrifugeThermo Scientific* Sorvall RC 12BP Plus large capacity centrifuge offers a complete processing system for high-throughput, large volume blood banking and bioprocessing applications. The Sorvall RC 12BP Plus offers a unique set of benefits - dependability, maximum versatility, superior throughput and volume, along with simplicity, efficiency, and compliance.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces New Method for Low Level Detection of Volatile Nitrosamines in Tobacco Thermo Scientific TSQ Quantum XLS triple quadrupole GC-MS/MS system Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new comprehensive method that uses triple quadrupole GC-MS/MS to achieve lower levels of detection of volatile nitrosamines (VNA) in tobacco. The new method allows environmental laboratories, tobacco companies and government agencies to efficiently separate VNAs while lowering detection limits...

               

                Simplified and Reproducible Separation of Ethyl Sulfate Impurity in Indinavir Sulfate Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is pleased to announce a new method that uses ion chromatography (IC) to separate ethyl sulfate in an indinavir sulfate drug sample. Indinavir sulfate is a specific and potent inhibitor of HIV-1 protease and is widely used in the treatment of AIDS. Application Note 284: Determination of Ethyl Sulfate Impurity in Indinavir Sulfate Drug Using Ion Chromatography demonstrates that only the addition of deionized water to the IC system is required to deliver reproducible chromatography while avoiding the time, labor, and potential error of manual eluent preparation...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Fluorospectrometer Implemented by the University of California to improve the accuracy and efficiency of GFR Measurements in mice Dr Timo Rieg Assistant Professor of Medicine at UC San DiegoThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the University of California (UC), San Diego, Division of Nephrology/Hypertension has implemented a Thermo Scientific NanoDrop 3300 Fluorospectrometer as the fluorescent detection system for mouse glomerular filtration rate (GFR) determination. The Thermo Scientific NanoDrop 3300 Fluorospectrometer offers a reliable micro-volume fluorescent platform for repeated determination of GFR in conscious mice to assess their renal function without surgical procedures...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Names Winner of 2012 Winter Conference Award in Plasma Spectrochemistry Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the winner of the 2012 Winter Conference Award in Plasma Spectrochemistry, Dr. J. Sabine Becker, head of Trace and UltraTrace Analysis, Central Division of Analytical Chemistry at the Research Center Juelich, Germany. The award, which honors scientists who have made the most noteworthy contributions to the field of plasma spectrochemistry, is sponsored by Thermo Fisher. Thermo Fisher will present the award and a check for $5,000 to Dr. Becker during the 2012 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry to be held in Tucson, Ariz. January 9-14, 2012...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Makes it Easy to Match the Right Plate to Your Assay ThermofisherThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has released its new Thermo Scientific immunoassay plate guide. This interactive online guide provides a detailed resource for users looking to match the right plate to each assay. With information on passive binding surfaces for biomacromolecules, covalent coupling surfaces for smaller biomolecules and affinity capture surfaces for affinity-tagged biomolecules, you can be confident that you are using the best plate for each application...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Provides Custom Coating Development and Manufacture ThermofisherThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, helps you to decrease your time to market with its custom coating service. The complete custom coating capabilities of MicroWell plates are detailed in the new interactive and searchable Thermo Scientific immunoassay plate guide. Thermo Fisher Scientific's proven strengths in surface treatment, surface capabilities and production enables you to improve your output, with shorter lead times. Furthermore, each plate undergoes strict quality control in a certified facility to ensure high quality and consistency throughout the entire process...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Expands its Sample Storage Product Portfolio Thermo Scientific Matrix Amber 2D tubesThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced new Thermo Scientific Matrix Amber 2D barcoded tubes, expanding its sizeable sample storage product portfolio to offer protection of light-sensitive samples. Available in 0.5 and 1.0 mL sizes, these sterile, DNase/RNase-free tubes are composed of Virgin Class IV Medical Grade Polypropylene with added amber color to safeguard samples from potentially detrimental ultraviolet (UV) light while still allowing users to gauge liquid levels inside the tube...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New ÂľDrop Plate for Low-Volume Measurements Thermo Scientific udrop PlateThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific ÂľDrop Plate for the quick and easy measurement of samples down to 2 ÂľL. The ÂľDropTM Plate provides a straightforward way of analyzing up to 16 microliter-scale samples simultaneously. The fixed light path of the plate allows direct calculation of nucleic acid concentrations of the samples. Furthermore, users can detect dsDNA from a few micrograms to a few milligrams per milliliter, without needing to perform any dilutions...

               

                Faster and Enhanced Determination of Nitrate and Nitrite in Milk

              Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is pleased to announce a new application for the determination of nitrite and nitrate in milk by ion chromatography (IC) with suppressed conductivity detection using in-line sample preparation. Excessive consumption of nitrite and nitrate has been implicated as a cause in some health problems and, as a result, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) has regulated the amount of nitrite and nitrate in drinking water. These same limits should be applied to milk even though the FDA and USDA have not required testing of milk for nitrate and nitrate.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces System to Double Cryogenic Storage Capacity Thermo Scientific Dense StorageThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific Dense Storage system for low-temperature storage of biological samples and solutions. The system combines 1 mL Thermo Scientific Nunc CryoBank tubes with the new 13 x 13 tube dividers and NuncTM CryoBoxes. This novel Dense Storage format effectively doubles existing storage capacity, which can reduce costs by up to 50 percent while decreasing energy use...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Nano-UHPLC System Significantly Increases Productivity During Proteomics Research at the University of Southern Denmark Thermo Scientific EASY-nLC 1000Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. the world leader in serving science, today announced that the Center for Experimental Bioinformatics (CEBI) at the University of Southern Denmark is using Thermo Scientific nano-ultra high performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC) technology to accelerate productivity and improve efficiencies during its proteomics research. Implementation of the Thermo Scientific EASY-nLC 1000 has enabled 34 percent more peptide and 22 percent more protein identifications within the CEBI laboratory...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New Robotic Autosampler for Unmatched Automation in Sample Preparation and Handling Thermo Scientific TriPlus RSH Autosampler Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific TriPlus RSH Autosampler featuring exceptional precision, flexibility and productivity in sampling solutions. Compatible with Thermo Scientific GC and GC/MS systems, the autosampler sets new standards in automation and provides advanced liquid handling cycles that enable automated functionality beyond traditional liquid, headspace and solid-phase microextraction (SPME) injections...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Instruments Optimize H1N1 Screening Thermo Scientific KingFisher FlexThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has supplied a Thermo Scientific KingFisher Flex magnetic particle processor to Labor Krone and IMOLTEC (University of Applied Sciences, Bielefeld), Germany to enable research into H1N1 screening. Using the advanced flexibility and high-speed processing capabilities of the KingFisher Flex, Dr. Carsten Tiemann, head of the department, was able to streamline high-throughput workflows and optimize turnaround time for a highly efficient protocol...

               

                Fisher Scientific Opens Pipette Service Laboratory in Loughborough Fisher ScientificFisher Scientific, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the opening of a new pipette service laboratory in Loughborough. The pipette service laboratory provides complete service, repair and calibration for a range of Thermo Scientific Matrix pipettes including Impact I and II, multi and single channel. Calibration can either be standard or set to manufacturers' unique specifications upon request. The laboratory also offers "as found" service for pipettes that are used for GMP work...

               

                New Thermo Scientific Heratherm Heating & Drying Ovens and Microbiological Incubators – safe, easy, efficient Heratherm IncubatorsThe new range of Thermo Scientific Heratherm benchtop heating and drying ovens, and microbiological incubators has been designed to provide ultimate sample protection; we make maintaining your sample integrity our obsession. There is a choice of General Protocol, Advanced Protocol and Advanced Protocol Security models available as well as a Compact microbiological incubator model - differentiated by various features and benefits to best fit your application requirements. Sizes range from 60 to 180 liters, featuring a small laboratory footprint without compromising on internal capacity...

               

                Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Independently Validates New Thermo Scientific STP 420ES Tissue Processor Thermo Scientific STP 420ES Tissue Processor Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its new Thermo Scientific STP 420ES Tissue Processor for high-throughput tissue processing has been independently validated for xylene-free protocols. Scientists at the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust confirmed the successful application of a standard xylene-free protocol on the STP 420ES. The tissue processor delivered quality results using existing protocols, with the exception of the requirement for a lower temperature of 65°C, not 85°C, for the initial wax step...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Simplifies Sample Protection Revco UxFThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has introduced the Thermo Scientific Revco UxF Series of ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers, its latest innovation in sample protection. The easy-to-use intuitive on-board computer incorporates an icon-driven touch-screen control panel for quick and easy access to a host of monitoring and control information. With a unique visual display, users can also gain an at-a-glance understanding of the health of the entire freezer, and thus the stored samples...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Screening Library Advances Drug Discovery Research at Temple University’s Moulder Center Maybridge HitFinder Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research at Temple University's School of Pharmacy has selected the company's Maybridge screening libraries to identify compounds that might be useful in treating health problems as diverse as Alzheimer's disease, cancer and drug dependency...

               

                Cost-effective Determination of Inorganic Anions and Cations in Municipal Drinking Water Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is pleased to announce a new application demonstrating the separation of common inorganic anions and cations in municipal drinkng water samples on the capillary Thermo Scientific Dionex IonPac AS19 hydroxide-selective anion-exchange column and the Thermo Scientific Dionex IonPac CS12A columns using electrolytically generated eluent. The analytes were detected by suppressed conductivity using the Thermo Scientific Dionex Capillary Electrolytic Suppressors (CES) and the capillary Thermo Scientific Dionex ICS-5000 Reagent-Free IC (RFIC) IC system...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Automated Aliquoting Liquid Handler Thermo Scientific CV2000Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the Thermo Scientific CV2000 automated aliquoting liquid handler. This newly developed, second-generation platform enhances laboratory efficiency through workflow automation. The CV2000TM can accurately dispense liquid volumes from 100-875 ÂľL and process up to 1000 samples per hour. With its robotic arm and rotary height sensors, it fits easily into automated workflows to boost sample throughput...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces New Method for Precise and Reliable Analysis of Oil Thermo Scientific ARL PERFORM’X XRF spectrometer Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has developed a new precise and reliable method for elemental analysis of oil samples in the petrochemical industry. The innovative method uses the Thermo Scientific ARL PERFORM'X X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometer to create a flexible and high-performance solution that is capable of reaching detection limits of below 0.5 parts per million (ppm). The new method, which covers a wide range of applications including the analysis of sulfur in oil and lead in gasoline, is detailed in an application note entitled "Analysis of Oils," available to download free-of-charge...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Innovations at Biotechnica 2011 Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, will showcase its latest technological innovations in analytical instruments, laboratory equipment, software, services, consumables and reagents within Thermo Scientific Stand G53, Hall 9 at Biotechnica 2011, being held Oct. 11-13, in Hannover, Germany. In addition, as part of the Innovation Forum during Biotechnica, the company will detail its new Thermo Scientific Direct PCR portfolio in a presentation entitled "Versatile tools for molecular biology workflows."...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Informatics Solution for Water and Environmental Testing Laboratories  Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMSThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new informatics solution specifically developed for laboratory professionals working in water and environmental testing laboratories. The Thermo Scientific Water and Environmental LIMS is preconfigured to enable customers to comply with water and environmental regulatory guidelines and requirements, and it is built on the comprehensive functionality provided by the company's flagship laboratory information management system, Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS. The company will showcase the Water and Environmental LIMS at Thermo Scientific booth during WEFTEC 2011...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Analytical Gas Chromatography Column Scientific TraceGOLD GC Column with SafeGuardThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific TraceGOLD GC Column with SafeGuard, which combines an analytical gas chromatography (GC) column with a built-in guard column. The SafeGuard feature extends the life of the analytical column without compromising its chromatographic performance. Available in a range of guard column lengths and analytical column specifications...

               

                Chromatography Videos Bring Technology to the Desktop with the Chromatograph Resource Center Thermo Fisher Scientific chromatography videosThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, highlights its wide range of technical chromatography videos, available to watch on the Thermo Scientific Chromatography Resource Center (CRC). Giving instant access to the chromatography experience and expertise of Thermo Fisher Scientific, these videos contain updates and technical explanations of topical issues in HPLC, GC and SPE. The full portfolio of presentations, hosted on the Chromatography videos channel, is accessible to view via the CRC homepage...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Leading Mass Spectrometry Systems Selected by CVUA-MEL to Ensure Food Safety with Rapid and Reliable Contaminant Analysis Thermo Fisher Scientific Exactive TLXThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the Chemical and Veterinary Analytical Institute MĂźnsterland-Emscher-Lippe (CVUA-MEL) has standardized on Thermo Scientific LC-MS and GC-MS systems for routine analyses of contaminants in food, feed and human samples. The CVUA-MEL requires extremely high resolution and highly sensitive instruments that can analyze small molecular weight contaminants in samples quickly and accurately and to the lowest limits of detection (LOD)...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Cassette Cuts Tissue Embedding Time in Half Securesette tissue embedding cassetteThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific SecureSette, a new cassette for histology laboratories that reduces embedding time by 50 percent. The innovative design of new SecureSetteTM cassettes makes embedding extremely simple; tissues are orientated during grossing and the cassette is not opened during embedding. An integral sponge securely holds tissue in place during processing which not only improves orientation, but also reduces the time spent re-embedding incorrectly aligned samples by more than half...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New Total Nitrogen and Sulfur Analyzer for Precise and Accurate Analysis of Petroleum Products Using a Single Introduction Module Thermo Scientific iPRO 5000Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of a new Total Nitrogen and Total Sulfur (TN/TS) analyzer, which features an innovative direct injection design providing the capacity to analyze both heavy and light hydrocarbons without changing introduction modules. As a result of the versatility, precision and accuracy offered by the Thermo Scientific iPRO 5000 series analyzer, scientists in petrochemical and commercial testing laboratories, oil refineries, R&D centers and chemical plants...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Pipet Filler Thermo Scientific S1 Pipet FillerThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific S1 Pipet Filler. The lightweight, cordless design of the S1 Pipet Filler enables fast and efficient pipetting over longer periods of time with maximum comfort...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Online Plate Selector Tool Thermo Online plate selector toolThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced its Thermo Scientific Nunc online plate selector guide, a fast and easy-to-use tool for users to select the correct plate format for their applications. Choosing the right plate surface for cell- and protein-based assays can optimize resulting data while increasing lab efficiency. The new plate selector guide enables users to enter their selection criteria and view the range of Thermo Scientific Nunc plates that match their requirements...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Helps Users Obtain High Nucleic Acid Yields Thermo Scientific KingFisher Kits Downloadable BrochureThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has launched its new Thermo Scientific KingFisher nucleic acid purification kits. The kits are specifically designed and optimized to enhance throughput when used with the Thermo Scientific KingFisher magnetic particle processors. In order to provide users with instant access to additional product information, the full brochure is easily downloadable from the Thermo Scientific website...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Imaging ATR Accessory for Fast and Reliable FT-IR Chemical Imaging Analyses Thermo Scientific imaging ATR accessoryThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of a new imaging attenuated total reflectance (ATR) accessory offering enhanced spatial resolution and high speed data acquisition capabilities for Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) chemical imaging applications. The Thermo Scientific imaging ATR accessory has been designed to seamlessly and effortlessly integrate with the Thermo Scientific range of FT-IR microscopes to enable efficient, fast and reliable chemical imaging of challenging samples...

               

                Fast, stress-free plate filling with Thermo Scientific Multidrop dispensers Thermo Scientific Multidrop dispensersThe complete range of Thermo Scientific Multidrop microplate dispensers provides effortless solutions for dispensing a broad liquid volume range. With the ability to fill a variety of microplate types and formats with reagents, buffers, media and live cells, you have the ability to fill a 384-well plate with 5 ÂľL, in just 5 seconds. This fast dispensing saves valuable laboratory time, while increasing productivity and eliminating assay variation. Designed for ease of use, these flexible and precise instruments offer unrivalled levels of performance and accuracy to meet all dispensing requirements...

               

                Thermo Scientific Servo and Servo+ SPE Enhance Analytical Workflow for Drugs of Abuse Testing Thermo Scientific ServoThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific Servo and Servo+ ranges of sample preparation solutions for drugs of abuse testing. These dedicated solid phase extraction (SPE) solutions enable analysts to isolate drug compounds from complex biological samples. The ServoTM portfolio covers total drug screening and specific testing for tetrahydrocanabinol (THC), opiates, amphetamines, phenylcyclohexylpiperidine (phencyclidine, PCP) and cocaine...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches iTEVA Precision Software for Rapid Analysis of Precious Metals and High Concentration Elements iTEVA Precision SoftwareThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new software module to enable high-precision and automated analysis of precious metals and high concentration elements. The Thermo Scientific iTEVA Precision software seamlessly integrates with the Thermo Scientific iCAP 6000 Series of inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometers (ICP-OES) to deliver analytical results with high precision...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Streamlines Microplate Tracking Thermo Scientific Nunc brcode configuratorThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced its new Thermo Scientific Nunc barcode configurator, an online tool that provides an easy, convenient way to design and order custom barcoded Nunc plates online. With the ability to specify the number of digits, code type, prefixes or suffixes and label location via a simple step-by-step user interface at www.thermoscientific.com/barcodeconfigurator, visitors to the site can build a barcoding label scheme to best suit their application needs...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific to Showcase Anatomical Pathology Solutions at IBMS Congress 2011 Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it will exhibit its latest products for anatomical pathology applications, including the Thermo Scientific STP 420ES tissue processor, Cryostar NX70 cryostat and SecureSette tissue embedding cassettes, at IBMS Congress 2011, taking place Sept. 26-28. Within stand 408/414 at ICC Birmingham, the company will display all of its next-generation products that enable reduced processing times, higher-quality preparations and leaner workflows...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Latest Innovation in High-Throughput Tissue Processing Thermo STP 420ES tissue processorThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific STP 420ES Tissue Processor for high-throughput tissue processing. This new tissue processor enables faster turnaround times for same-day diagnosis and leaner workflows through operational flexibility...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Enhances Workflow for Biomarker Research and Diagnostics Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has enhanced its workflow for biomarker research and diagnostics by acquiring Intrinsic Bioprobes Inc., a manufacturer of unique immuno-enrichment, sample-preparation tools used in quantitative mass spectrometry. The Intrinsic Bioprobes portfolio enables Thermo Fisher to offer its worldwide life science research and clinical diagnostics customers an enhanced solution for quantitative protein biomarker detection...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Recognized as Winner of the 2011 Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Awards for Fourth Year in a Row Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Awards Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it is a 2011 winner of Microsoft Corporation's Life Sciences Innovation Awards. This is the fourth consecutive year that the company has been recognized by Microsoft, demonstrating Thermo Fisher's leading position as a provider of innovative enterprise informatics solutions to the life sciences industry...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Preservation Matrix Offers More Efficient and Reliable Sample Storage Thermo Scientific BioservativeThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the release of Thermo Scientific Bioservative, a sample preservation matrix that does not require refrigeration. BioservativeTM ensures the cell viability of microbiological samples for up to seven days and delays the breakdown of RNA, DNA and peptides within a sample for up to 26 days...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Collaboration with U.K. Health Protection Agency Yields Significant Development in Understanding Toxicity of the New E. coli Strain Thermo scientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc. the world leader in serving science, today announced that its collaboration with the Health Protection Agency (HPA) in the U.K. has led to a significant development in mapping the proteome of the organism responsible for the recent E. coli outbreak in Europe. Using Thermo Scientific LTQ Orbitrap mass spectrometry technology, HPA researchers have identified the protein toxins expressed by the deadly strain, which has resulted in 37 deaths and made nearly 3,400 people ill...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Wins the R&D 100 Award for its Groundbreaking Capillary Ion Chromatography System Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced that its Thermo Scientific Dionex ICS-5000 Capillary Ion Chromatography (IC) system has been named an R&D 100 award winner by an independent judging panel and the editors of R&D Magazine. This award recognizes the system as one of the 100 most technologically significant products introduced the past year. The Dionex ICS-5000 delivers unmatched precision, accuracy, and sensitivity in the environmental, food and beverage, bioscience, biofuel and power generation industries...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces TraceFinder 1.1 Routine Quantitative LC-MS Software Thermo Fisher Scientific Compatible with all Thermo Scientific quantitative mass spectrometry platforms and the Transcend system, software offers one, easy-to-use solution for laboratories performing routine LC-MS...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New System for Effortless Ultra High Pressure LC-MS Proteomics Analysis Thermo Scientific EASY-nLC 1000Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of a new split-free, nano-flow UHPLC system. The Thermo Scientific EASY-nLC 1000 is the newest addition to the EASY-nLC family of nano-LC products. The EASY-nLC 1000 is unique in its ability to facilitate dedicated separation of biomolecules, such as proteins and peptides, at ultra-high pressures...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Breakthrough Workflow for Metabolomics Research Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a breakthrough workflow to overcome key analytical and informatics challenges in metabolomics. The workflow integrates new application software -- Thermo Scientific SIEVE 2.0 differential expression analysis and Mass Frontier 7.0 structural elucidation software -- with powerful new Thermo Scientific high resolution accurate mass (HRAM) instruments: the Q Exactive high performance benchtop quadrupole-Orbitrap LC-MS/MS and the Orbitrap Elite hybrid mass spectrometer...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces ICP-MS Solution to Address Serious Concerns Regarding Chromium VI in Drinking Water Chromium in Drinking WaterThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a highly sensitive ICP-MS solution for chromium measurement in drinking water, including the potentially carcinogenic hexavalent chromium (chromium VI). The Thermo Scientific XSERIES 2 ICP-MS is able to detect levels of chromium VI at less than 0.01 parts per billion (ppb), which is significantly lower than the current U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines of 0.5 ppb...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific GC/MS and LC/MS Instrumentation Selected by the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) to Ensure Food Safety Thermo scientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera), an executive agency of the UK Government's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), has selected Thermo Scientific GC-MS and LC-MS systems for accurate, rapid and cost-efficient analysis of food products...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Recognized by Computerworld as a 2011 Honors Laureate for Visionary Application of Information Technology Thermo Fisher Scientific Recognized by Computerworld as a 2011 Honors Laureate for Visionary Application of Information TechnologyThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that IDG's Computerworld Honors Program has selected it as a 2011 Laureate. The annual award program honors organizations that create and use information technology to promote and advance public welfare, contribute to the greater good of society and change the world for the better...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Debuts Fastest, More Sensitive Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer Thermo Scientific Velos ProThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced fundamentally redefined ion trap mass spectrometer capabilities with the introduction of its new dual-pressure linear ion trap system, the Thermo Scientific Velos Pro. With improved quantitative performance, faster scanning...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New High-Field Orbitrap Mass Spectrometer Orbitrap Elite hybrid mass spectrometerThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science has introduced a new milestone in OrbitrapTM technology, the Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Elite. The Orbitrap EliteTM hybrid mass spectrometer integrates Thermo Scientific's faster, more sensitive ion trap - the Thermo Scientific Velos Pro - with the company's new high-field Orbitrap and advanced signal processing technologies. The system offers outstanding resolving power of 240,000, previously available only on Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance (FTICR) mass spectrometers...

               

                Ultimate Core Performance - Maximize your Investment Accucore™ HPLC columns Founded on Core Enhanced Technology ™ Thermo Scientific Accucore HPLC columns provide the UHPLC features of fast separations with superb resolution, but without the backpressures associated with this technique...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Range of Solid Core HPLC Columns at HPLC 2011 Thermo Scientific AccucoreThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced the release of the Thermo Scientific Accucore HPLC column range. Founded on state-of-the-art Core Enhanced Technology and utilizing vast experience in phase bonding and packing, these columns provide a unique chromatography solution to enhance laboratory workflow and efficiency. Available in a wide range of stationary phase selectivities and compatible with almost any instrument, these columns give increased sensitivity and peak resolution, providing excellent return on investment...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Publishes Comprehensive Sample Preparation Reference Guide ThermofisherThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the release of the Thermo Scientific HyperSep SPE column Applications Notebook. Highlighting the vital importance of sample preparation within the analytical laboratory, the HyperSepTM SPE column range provides a resource for the purification of a wide range of analytes. Containing information on the full list of HyperSep columns available...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New Nucleic Acid Purification Workflow Thermo Scientific KingFisher DuoThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today launched the new Thermo Scientific KingFisher Duo nucleic acid purification system. The low- to medium-throughput package, which includes the KingFisherÂŽ magnetic particle processor instrument, optimized DNA/RNA isolation kits, plastics consumables and the Thermo Scientific BindIt software, provides a flexible, fully-automated workflow. The fast, compact KingFisher Duo has a small benchtop footprint, making it ideal for space-restricted laboratories...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Debuts High-Performance Benchtop Quadrupole-Orbitrap Mass Spectrometer at ASMS 2011 Thermo Q ExactiveThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has introduced the Thermo Scientific Q Exactive high-performance benchtop quadrupole-Orbitrap LC-MS/MS. It is the first commercially available instrument to bring together quadrupole precursor selection and high-resolution accurate mass (HR/AM) OrbitrapTM mass analysis to deliver high confidence quantitative and qualitative (quan/qual) workflows...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Transforms and Simplifies POPs Analysis with Pesticide Analyzer Reference Package Thermo TSQ Quantum XLSThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the second version of the Pesticide Analyzer Method Reference, a unique reference guide that simplifies the analysis of an expanded number of pesticides in environmental and food samples. The new guide transforms the way pesticides and persistent organic pollutants (POPs), such as PCBs, PCDDs and PCDFs are analyzed. The newly revised, all-inclusive solution provides step-by-step information on using the QuEChERS extraction method, including all required consumables. In addition, the Pesticide Analyzer Reference assists users in method development for analyses of pesticides and POPs using the Thermo Scientific TSQ Quantum XLS triple quadrupole GC-MS/MS...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Downloadable Protocol Library Thermo Scientific multiskan GOThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced a downloadable software protocol library for the Thermo Scientific Multiskan GO microplate spectrophotometer. There are currently 20 ready-made protocols available to cover a wide variety of photometric applications, including a broad range of ELISAs and protein and cell viability assay kits. The protocols are free to download and include all of the measurement and calculation parameters defined in the associated assay kit instructions...

               

                Implementation of Thermo Scientific Watson LIMS at IPRC Enhances the Company’s Information Management, Facilitating Compliance and Improving Efficiencies IPRC LOGOThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that International Pharmaceutical Research Center (IPRC) has implemented Thermo Scientific Watson LIMS (laboratory information management system) to improve productivity of its Phase I clinical trials unit while enabling compliance with current regulatory requirements. Since the implementation of Watson LIMS at IPRC's Phase I unit, the company has benefited from significant productivity improvements...

               

                New Thermo Fisher Scientific Industrial Gas System: Performance, Speed and Sensitivity for Multi-Component Gas Analysis Antaris Industrial Gas SystemThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced enhancements to its Antaris Industrial Gas System (IGS) that improve performance, speed, ease-of-use and sensitivity. The Antaris IGS now offers faster scan speeds (to 5 Hz at 0.5 cm-1 resolution) and enhanced electronic and communication capabilities to support more rapid scanning. Based on Thermo Fisher Scientific's renowned Nicolet 6700 Fourier transform interferometer, the Antaris IGS is an FTIR-based analyzer capable of monitoring dozens of gases simultaneously while providing accurate and fast multi-component gas analysis...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Enables Ireland’s First Fragment-Based Screening Programme Maybridge Ro3 Diversity Fragment libraryThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the University of Dublin has purchased the Maybridge Ro3 Diversity Fragment library for use in a new drug discovery program. As an institution known for its world-class biomedical research, the University is the first organization in the Republic of Ireland to undertake a fragment-based screening programme. With possible applications in the fight against viral replication, bacterial infections and Alzheimer's disease, this research has the potential to provide significant therapeutic advances...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces the Next Generation of Carbon Fiber Centrifuge Rotors Thermo Scientific Fiberlite LEXThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the new Thermo Scientific Fiberlite LEX rotor series, combining lower rotor mass for superior ergonomics with outstanding performance and safety. By taking the proven FiberliteÂŽ carbon fiber rotor design to the next level, the Fiberlite F10-4x1000 LEX and Fiberlite F12-6x500 LEX rotors are the lightest of their kind...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Collaboration Delivers Automated Nanoliter Hit-picking Platform Thermo scientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new efficient, high-throughput platform for hit-picking of compounds for secondary screening. The solution, developed in collaboration with TTP LabTech for BioFocus, integrates the Thermo Scientific RapidStak microplate mover and the TTP LabTech mosquitoÂŽ X1 nanoliter pipettor to provide exceptional high-speed plate handling and precision, low-volume sampling from high-density formats...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Upgrade Program for NanoDrop Instruments that Includes Donations to Academic Institutions in Developing Nations Thermo Scientific NanoDrop 2000 and NanoDrop 2000c UV-Vis spectrophotometers Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new upgrade program that includes the donation of reconditioned Thermo Scientific NanoDrop 1000 spectrophotometers to academic institutions in developing countries. Owners of a NanoDrop 1000 UV-Vis spectrophotometer can trade in their current instrument and receive a $1,500 credit with the purchase of a NanoDrop 2000 or NanoDrop 2000c UV-Vis spectrophotometer, plus a free one-year extended service plan.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New Atomic Absorption Spectrometer for Reliable and Dedicated Deuterium Graphite Furnace Analyses Thermo Scientific iCE 3000 SeriesThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of a new compact atomic absorption (AA) spectrometer for dedicated and cost-effective graphite furnace analysis. The Thermo Scientific iCE 3300GF, the latest addition to the iCE 3000 Series range of AA spectrometers, is well-suited for economically conscious laboratories...

               

                Thermo Scientific Cryogenic Freezers safely deliver ultra-low and uniform temperatures for ultimate sample protection Thermo Scientific Mechanical CryofreezerThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, offers a range of Thermo Scientific cryogenic freezers. Operating at uniform and stable cryogenic temperatures of -140°C and -150°C, these freezers offer a safer and more convenient method for the long-term storage of biological materials. At such low temperatures, metabolic activity is not known to occur, greatly increasing cell viability...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces New Method for Ultra-Fast Inclusion Analysis in Steel Thermo Scientific ARL 4460 metals analyzer with Spark-DATThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new ultra-fast method for characterizing steel cleanness by analyzing inclusions using optical emission spectroscopy (OES). The method, which uses the Thermo Scientific Spark-DAT option on the Thermo Scientific ARL 4460 Metals Analyzer, significantly enhances the capabilities of the instrument and offers a faster and more cost-effective alternative to existing methods of characterizing steel cleanness...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New GC-MS/MS Instrument for Superior Selectivity and Sensitivity at ASMS 2011 The TSQ Quantum XLS UltraThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced the launch of its new triple quadrupole gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) system designed to offer best-in-class selectivity, analytical performance and productivity. The Thermo Scientific TSQ Quantum XLS Ultra delivers the increased matrix selectivity needed for challenging applications that require lower levels of quantitation in extremely complex matrix extracts...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Implements LIMS Solution for Eastman Chemical Company Eastman Chemical Company Corporate OfficesThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that Eastman Chemical Company, a large global manufacturer of chemicals, fibers and plastics, has expanded its deployment of Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS (laboratory information management system), which it has used since 2000 in its manufacturing quality control laboratories, to its Corporate Technology Analytical Laboratories. For the implementation, Eastman Chemical Company also chose Thermo Scientific Connects, which enables the LIMS to be fully integrated with the laboratory's instruments...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Wireless Sample Monitoring Solution Thermo Scientific Smart-Vue wireless monitoring solutionThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced its new Thermo Scientific Smart-Vue wireless monitoring solution. Smart-VueTM protects precious samples by monitoring key laboratory parameters including temperature, CO2 concentration, humidity and differential pressure. It can be installed by the user on most laboratory equipment, including ultra-low temperature freezers, laboratory refrigerators, CO2 incubators and clean rooms...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Simplifies Water, Environmental and Pharmaceutical Regulatory Compliance and Transforms Process Efficiencies at Nova Biologicals Dr. Pearce, CEO and Founder of NovaImplementation of Thermo Scientific LIMS integrated with NextDocs DMS at Nova Biologicals Transforms the Company's Information Management, Improving Efficiencies and Ensuring Compliance with Ever-Growing Industry Regulations...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Broadens Portfolio of Single-use Laboratory Products SterilinThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has acquired Sterilin Ltd., a leading provider of consumable products for microbiology, life science and clinical laboratories. The acquisition includes a broad portfolio of single-use laboratory products used in sample collection, storage and analysis, including petri dishes, specimen containers, serological pipettes packaging bottles, silicone tubing and fittings, and serological pipettes...

               

                High-speed continuous plate filling with Thermo Scientific Multidrop dispensers Thermo Scientific Multidrop microplate dispensers The complete range of Thermo Scientific Multidrop microplate dispensers provides a high-speed solution for dispensing a broad liquid volume range. With the ability to fill a variety of microplate types and formats with reagents, buffers, media and live cells, you have the ability to fill a 384-well plate with 5 ÂľL, in just 5 seconds...

               

                Your Samples, Our Obsession Heratherm IncubatorsNew! Thermo Scientific Heratherm Microbiological Incubators Provide Safe, Easy and Efficient Microbiological Culturing...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Accessories for Improved Production-scale Cell Culture Thermo Scientific EasyFill accessoriesThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced new accessories for its Thermo Scientific Nunc EasyFill Cell Factory. The new accessories include a filling tubing set that connects a NuncTM EasyFillTM Cell Factory directly to a media bag or...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces “Off the Shelf” Fragment Library for Time-efficient Drug Discovery Lead Generation Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces “Off the Shelf” Fragment Library for Time-efficient Drug Discovery Lead GenerationThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the Maybridge Ro3 Diversity Fragment Library is now available in a new prepared format, with each compound pre-dissolved as a DMSO solution...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Demonstrates its FT-IR Instrumentation Gives Increased Confidence in Quality Assurance/Quality Control Testing in New Application Note Thermo Scientific Nicolet iS10: Data collection with confidenceThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, highlights that its FT-IR instrumentation provides scientists with increased confidence in their results during Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) testing. This means scientists are able to focus on handling the ever growing number of samples produced and letting the responsibility for performance verification go to the instrument itself...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific FT-IR Spectrometer Named Scientists’ Choice Winner for Best New Spectroscopy Product of 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific FT-IR Spectrometer Named Scientists' Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced that its Thermo Scientific Nicolet iS5 FT-IR spectrometer received a 2011 Scientists' Choice Award for Best New Spectroscopy Product of 2010. The award, voted on by scientists, recognizes the no-compromise, affordable and compact FT-IR spectroscopy capabilities of the rugged instrument...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Develops New Method for High Purity Aluminum Analysis Using Glow Discharge Mass Spectrometry Thermo Fisher Scientific Develops New Method for High Purity Aluminum Analysis Using Glow Discharge Mass SpectrometryThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the availability of a new application note that describes how to use the unique capabilities of the Thermo Scientific ELEMENT GD glow discharge mass spectrometer to accurately and efficiently characterize high purity aluminum...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Makes Microbiological Benchtop Incubators Available Globally Thermo Scientific Heratherm incubatorsThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its new Thermo Scientific Heratherm microbiological incubators are now available in 230V for the global market. The incubators are available in three models: General Protocol, Advanced Protocol and Advanced Protocol Security. Each unit is available in 60-, 100- and 180-liter sizes and combines superior sample protection, ease of use, efficiency and an inner glass door that maintains temperature uniformity...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Adds Pilgrim Software to Informatics Global Partner Alliance Pilgrim SoftwareThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that Pilgrim Software has joined the company's Informatics Global Partner Alliance. Tampa, Fla.-based Pilgrim Software, Inc. will provide integrated risk, compliance and quality management solutions to Thermo Fisher's informatics customers operating in highly regulated environments...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Makes Heating and Drying Benchtop Ovens Available Globally Thermo Scientific Heratherm ovensThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its new Thermo Scientific Heratherm heating and drying ovens are now available in 230V for the global market. The ovens are available in three different models: General Protocol, Advanced Protocol and Advanced Protocol Security...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific to Highlight New Laboratory Solutions during UK Summer Symposium Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a free summer symposium presenting the latest developments in laboratory solutions. Following the success of last year's event, the Summer Symposium returns in 2011 with a much broader scope that offers something for all scientific researchers. The event is scheduled for Tuesday 7th June 2011 in the prestigious QEII Conference Centre near the Palace of Westminster in London. Space is limited, so pre-registration is recommended to guarantee a place...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Adds New Atlas CDS Software Control for Shimadzu Prominence HPLC Atlas CDS Software Control for Shimadzu Prominence HPLCThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the availability of a new Thermo Scientific Atlas Chromatography Data System (CDS) instrument control software for the Shimadzu ProminenceÂŽ and Prominence XR HPLC...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Enhanced iCAP 6200 Optical Emission Spectrometer Thermo Scientific iCAP 6200 inductively coupled optical emission spectrometer (ICP-OES)Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the enhanced Thermo Scientific iCAP 6200 inductively coupled optical emission spectrometer (ICP-OES). The iCAP 6200 ICP-OES now incorporates a wider wavelength range of 175-847nm. This enables users to measure a broader range of analytes during multi-element analyses and access more sensitive wavelengths for improved analyte detection capability...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Software for Exactive Benchtop LC-MS Thermo Scientific ExactFinder softwareThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced new Thermo Scientific ExactFinder software for its Thermo Scientific Exactive benchtop LC-MS system powered by OrbitrapTM technology. The new software offers food and environmental safety, clinical research and forensic toxicology laboratories a single streamlined data processing, review and reporting workflow for screening results with confidence and easy quantitation...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces SampleManager 10.0 LIMS Thermo Scientific SampleManager 10.0Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced Thermo Scientific SampleManager 10.0 LIMS (laboratory information management system), a solution that delivers significant new time and cost savings for scientists and lab managers across the broadest range of process industries...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Global Enterprise Services TThermo Fisher Scientifichermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced Global Enterprise Services, a suite of customizable service offerings that simplifies service delivery and increases laboratory productivity, providing laboratories with global resources to drive business efficiency and cost savings...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches ARL PERFORM’X XRF for Advanced Materials Characterization Thermo Scientific ARL PERFORM'X Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science,has announced the new Thermo Scientific ARL PERFORM'X X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometer for advanced materials characterization. The ARL PERFORM'X integrates bulk elemental analysis capabilities with mapping and small spot analysis to create a solution that offers unmatched versatility and performance for the analysis of any solid or liquid sample...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Opens POPs Center of Excellence Hans Joachim Huebschmann, technology manager for GC/MS at Thermo Fisher Scientific (left) and Kyle D'Silva, product manager for GC/HRMS at Thermo Fisher Scientific (right)Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced the opening of its Center of Excellence for persistent organic pollutants (POPs). Staffed with experts in POPs analysis, the new center will support laboratories that research, measure and monitor dioxins and other POPs found in food and the environment...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Two New Persistent Organic Pollutant Screening Kits Thermo FisherThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced Thermo Scientific POPs Screening and Thermo Scientific POPs Confirmation, two new regulatory compliant GC application kits for screening and confirming the presence of persistent organic pollutants (POPs). The kits provide a simple, ready-to-use package for GC-MS analysis with all necessary consumables and methods, enabling labs to more efficiently, cost-effectively and accurately meet EU directives on POPs levels and detection sensitivity. This is especially important for the screening of food or environmental samples...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Flexible, Adaptable Column for Nanoscale HPLC Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced the release of the Thermo Scientific EASY-Column for nanoscale HPLC applications. Nanoscale HPLC is primarily used in combination with high performance mass spectrometry for the analysis of complex biological samples, such as applications in proteomics and disease biomarker discovery. The EASY-ColumnTM operates effectively on any nano LC system, including the Thermo Scientific EASY-nLC, and it is optimized for online LC-MS...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New Faster Natural Gas Analyzer at Pittcon 2011 Thermo Scientific C2V-200 micro GC gas analyzerThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced the new Thermo Scientific C2V-200 micro GC gas analyzer, designed for rapid analysis of natural gas composition. The C2V-200 micro GC gas analyzer is used both inside laboratories and on-line, offering improved performance at a reduced cost. The unique compact cartridge design and integrated microchip technology in the analyzer make it easier to use with greater control and productivity...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Syncronis Range of HPLC Columns at Pittcon 2011 Thermo Fisher Scientific Syncronis Range of HPLC ColumnsThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced the new Thermo Scientific Syncronis HPLC column range. The new range delivers consistent, predictable separations, from run to run and column to column...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Unveils Breakthrough Research Method for the Detection and Absolute Quantification of Metabolites using GC-MS/MS-MRM Technology Thermo Scientific TSQ Quantum XLS triple quadrupole GC-MSThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced an innovative new method for the detection and absolute quantification of metabolites based on the Thermo Scientific TSQ Quantum XLS in multiple reaction mode (MRM). Using this advanced triple stage quadrupole GC-MS/MS-MRM technology, scientists are now able to conduct both discovery phase analysis and selective identification and quantification analysis with a single instrument...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Offers Industry’s Most Diverse Handheld Instrument Portfolio Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, offers a selection of handheld analytical instruments that is now among the industry's most diverse, serving applications ranging from airport security and consumer product testing to supply chain integrity and industrial hygiene. The company continues to build on its strategy of translating analytical technologies proven in the lab into handheld instruments for use in the field...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Polystyrene Roller Bottle Product Line Assets from BD Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Polystyrene Roller Bottle Product Line Assets from BDThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire certain assets of the polystyrene roller bottle product line from BD, a global technology company that develops, manufactures and sells medical devices, instruments and reagents. The acquisition demonstrates Thermo Fisher Scientific's commitment to provide customers with the most complete offering of laboratory products...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Eliminates Time-consuming, Laborious Hand Labeling of Tubes Thermo Scientific ID Scribe Labware IdentifierThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has introduced its new Thermo Scientific ID Scribe Labware Identifier for the consistent and legible labeling of storage tubes, vials and other common labware. Sample misidentification due to misread handwriting is eliminated. The easy-to-use ID ScribeTM works with nearly any labware, permanently and legibly marking it for fast and mistake-free sample identification...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Nitrogen/Protein Analyzer Selected by Italian Research Institute for Fast and Accurate Analysis of Food Samples James Arcangeli, Nitrogen / Protein specialist at Gruppo CSAThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that Gruppo CSA, a leading Italian environmental research institute, has implemented the Thermo Scientific FLASH 4000 nitrogen/protein analyzer to enable efficient and accurate nitrogen/protein determination in animal feed and human food samples. The analyzer has set new standards for the efficiency of analyses at the institute and has provided unmatched precision while also facilitating increased sample capacity and high sample throughput...

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces iPhone App to Simplify GC Column Selection Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces iPhone App to Simplify GC Column SelectionThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the release of a free GC Column Selector app for iPhone. The new app helps GC chromatographers select the ideal Thermo Scientific GC column for either existing or regulated methods based on their current configuration. It provides a quick cross-reference for Thermo Scientific TRACE columns to GC columns from other manufacturers.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Collaborates with Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital in Stroke Research Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the initial findings of stroke research conducted by its Biomarker Research Initiatives in Mass Spectrometry (BRIMS) Center in collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard University. Strokes are the leading cause of serious long-term disability in the U.S. The research, conducted using Thermo Scientific mass spectrometers, provides insight into key areas of stroke evaluation and treatment

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Improved Method for Faster Analysis of Inclusions in Aluminum Thermo Scientific ARL 4460 metals analyzer with Spark-DATThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of an improved method for ultra-fast analysis of inclusions in aluminum using optical emission spectroscopy (OES). The method, which utilizes the Thermo Scientific Spark-DAT option, significantly enhances the capabilities of the Thermo Scientific ARL 4460 metals analyzer, offering a faster and more accurate alternative to existing methods of characterizing inclusions in aluminum.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Freezing Containers Now Accommodate Larger Tube Sizes Thermo Scientific Nalgene Mr. Frosty Freezing Containers Provide Expanded Tube Compatibility for Cost-effective Cryopreservation of CellsThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its Thermo Scientific Nalgene Mr. Frosty line of freezing containers now accommodates 3.6, 4.5 and 5.0 mL cryotubes. Designed for use with the complete range of Thermo Scientific Nunc and NalgeneÂŽ cryogenic storage tubes, the Mr. FrostyÂŽ portfolio provides a flexible solution for any tube size.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific to Present New Mass Spectrometry-based Targeted Protein Quantitation Approach at APA India 2011 Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that Amol Prakash, a senior software scientist at the BRIMS (Biomarker Research Initiatives in Mass Spectrometry) Center, has been invited to give a talk during Applied Pharmaceutical Analysis (APA) India 2011. Mr. Prakash will present a mass spectrometry-based targeted protein quantitation approach to identify and quantify proteins, peptides and their resulting metabolites

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific to Launch Major New Innovative Informatics Offerings at PITTCON 2011 Thermo Fisher Scientific to Launch Major New Innovative Informatics Offerings at PITTCON 2011Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, will showcase its new informatics offerings within booth #2835 at PITTCONÂŽ 2011, being held from March 13-18 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The significant and innovative advances in the new laboratory information management system (LIMS) solutions facilitate compliance with industry guidelines such as ISO 17025, and other procedural requirements such as GMP while delivering time and cost-savings to scientists and lab managers supporting process industries

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New LC/MS Compendium to Share Environmental and Food Safety Testing Knowledge Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new, comprehensive and searchable compendium entitled "LC-MS Applications for Food, Beverage and Water Testing." The compendium designed as a knowledge transfer tool, provides customers with access to the wealth of application expertise developed by Thermo Fisher. Containing a variety of testing methods and technical applications for environmental and food testing laboratories, the free digital compendium is available free of charge

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Expands Shanghai Production Capacity Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced it has expanded its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China. This latest expansion enables Thermo Fisher to meet growing demand for its Thermo Scientific Nunc Cell Culture products including a range of tissue culture EasY Flasks, dishes, Multidishes and cell culture plates. This is part of a continuing strategy of investment by Thermo Fisher in the regional production and supply of its high-quality cell culture products. The company was the first global company to locally produce cell culture consumable products in China for China

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Method Uses GC-MS/MS to Significantly Increase the Number of Pesticides Detectable in a Single Injection TSQ Quantum GCThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science today announced it has developed a faster screening method for pesticides, enabling labs to simultaneously screen and confirm the presence of more than 1000 pesticides, at low levels, using a single injection. Other commonly used techniques require multiple injections in order to comply with increasingly stringent regulations.

               

                Dr Eric Gluck, Swedish Covenant Hospital Professor of Medicine, to Highlight Benefits of Thermo Scientific B.R.A.H.M.S Procalcitonin Assay in Identifying Sepsis in Critically Ill Patients via Scientific Presentation at SCCM 2011 Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that Dr Eric Gluck will host a scientific presentation highlighting the benefits of the Thermo Scientific B.R.A.H.M.S procalcitonin (PCT) assay at the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 40th Critical Care Conference 2011. Dr. Eric Gluck is an early adopter of procalcitonin and will provide insight into the benefits of using the protein as a biomarker for sepsis and its utility in the intensive care unit at Swedish Covenant Hospital to assist in identifying sepsis in critically ill patients.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches YouTube Chromatography Channel Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches YouTube Chromatography ChannelThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of a YouTube Channel dedicated to Chromatography. The first two videos uploaded are entitled ‘How GC Columns Work' and ‘An Introduction to SPE' and are ideal educational pieces to give rapid training on how various aspects of chromatography work.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific ICP-MS Implemented by University of Oviedo for Reliable and Efficient Sulfur Detection in Proteins LucĂ­a LĂłpez FernĂĄndez and Daniel J. Kutscher, members of the Analytical Spectrometry Research Group at the University of Oviedo use Thermo Scientific ICP-MS for sulfur detection in proteinsThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the University of Oviedo's analytical spectrometry research group has implemented the Thermo Scientific XSERIES 2 ICP-MS to perform reliable and interference-free sulfur detection in proteins. In the past, interference from gas-based polyatomics has made the accurate determination of sulfur isotopes particularly challenging for the research group. The XSERIES 2 ICP-MS has overcome these issues, offering high levels of accuracy while also optimizing the efficiency of analyses.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Responds to Dioxin Food Safety Crisis in Germany Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its Global Food Safety Response Center in Dreieich is now monitoring the dioxin crisis in Germany where animal feed additives may have been tainted with industrial fats containing the toxic chemical. Meanwhile, Thermo Fisher is also alerting manufacturers and food safety labs that it has existing methods for detecting dioxins in food and animal feed. In Germany, approximately 3,000 tons of dioxin-contaminated animal feed additives were recently released for sale.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific to Showcase Unique Ability to Assess Sepsis Risk with Clinical Biomarker B.R.A.H.M.S Procalcitonin at SCCM 2011 Thermo fisher.Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it will showcase its clinical assay for Procalcitonin (PCT), which aids in the risk assessment of critically ill patients with sepsis, at the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 40th Critical Care Conference 2011. PCT is a protein biomarker that can be detected in human serum and plasma in cases of severe sepsis and septic shock. The Thermo Scientific B.R.A.H.M.S PCT assay enables rapid and accurate risk assessment of the condition, which is of particular benefit to intensive care units in hospitals.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Develops Method to Detect Dangerous Carbonyl Compounds The Thermo Scientific Accela 1250Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has developed a powerful method for the trace-level analysis of carbonyl compounds in a wide range of matrices. Carbonyl compounds, hazardous pollutants released from diverse sources including motor vehicles and industrial emissions, have been shown to have adverse effects on human health. This new UHPLC/UV method enables the separation, detection and quantitation of parts per billion (ppb) concentrations of low molecular weight carbonyls in complex samples, safeguarding human health and ensuring compliance with industry regulations

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches the ARL SMS-2500 to Deliver Faster Process Control Speed in the Iron and Steel Industry The ARL SMS-2500 provides increased sample turnaround through a tighter integration of sample preparationThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new and powerful addition to its range of automated optical emission and X-ray fluorescence spectrometers. In today's competitive environment, process control laboratories are often required to balance high productivity and throughput with stringent quality control regulations. In response, the Thermo Scientific ARL SMS-2500 provides an integrated, workflow-oriented automation approach that enables users to easily switch from sample to chemical analysis while ensuring ultimate analytical performance.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires German Provider of Laboratory Water Purification Systems Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of TKA Wasseraufbereitungssysteme GmbH, a European provider of laboratory water purification systems. Based in Niederelbert, Germany, TKA has nearly 60 employees and had 2009 full year revenue of approximately €10 million.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Collaborates with Leading Researcher to Validate Emerging Technique in Drug Discovery Maybridge Ro3 Fragments Generate Hits in SPR Screening of Key Protein TargetsThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its Maybridge Ro3 Diversity Fragment Library has helped researchers validate an emerging technique for drug discovery that targets key protein receptors involved in a wide range of biological functions

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New High-performance Batch Bioprocessing Centrifuge System Thermo Scientific Sorvall RC BIOS Ensures Sample Safety and Integrity Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of the new Thermo Scientific Sorvall RC BIOS centrifuge system for high-speed, high-volume batch bioprocessing applications. The system integrates a six-liter Thermo Scientific Fiberlite carbon fiber rotor and true fit one-liter Thermo Scientific Nalgene bottles to achieve superior yields with faster processing time, making it ideal for bacterial and mammalian cell pelleting, large microbial cultures and harvesting cell and tissue cultures.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Automated Milling Solution for Fast and Reliable Ferrous Metals Sample Preparation Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Automated Milling Solution for Fast and Reliable Ferrous Metals Sample PreparationThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of an innovative solution for the preparation of ferrous metals samples for optical emission and X-ray fluorescence. The solution integrates the Haas Mini Mill milling machine from Haas Inc. with the Thermo Scientific ARL PrepControl automation extension. Combining the power of a robust, rapid and flexible milling machine from the world's largest CNC machine tool builder with the leading ARL PrepControlTM automation system, the new solution addresses the requirements of modern process control laboratories for high-quality, reproducible and reliable ferrous metals sample preparation.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Releases iPad Accessible Chromatography Columns and Consumables Catalog Thermo Fisher Scientific Releases iPad Accessible Chromatography Columns and Consumables CatalogThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the release of an iPad-compatible version of its latest Thermo Scientific Chromatography Columns and Consumables catalog. This online catalog for the iPad ensures users are just clicks away from an interactive version of the familiar printed Thermo Scientific Chromatography catalog that includes innovative searching and linking features.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Thermostatic Laboratory Chillers Thermo Scientific Polar Chller Series Ensures Precise, Full-Range Temperature Control Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has launched the new Thermo Scientific Polar Series thermostatic laboratory chillers, the Accel 250 and Accel 500. The Polar Series has a temperature range from -10 to 80 °C, allowing users to select the optimal set-point for each application. Thermostatic technology enables fast temperature ramping, and this delivers immediate heating and cooling for an extremely efficient workflow. Furthermore, the energy-saving mode in the Series makes it an environmentally-friendly option for any laboratory requiring precise temperature control

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Range of Compact Re-circulating Chillers Thermo Scientific ThermoChill Products Provide Performance and Value for Routine Application Cooling Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the new Thermo Scientific ThermoChill I and ThermoChill II re-circulating chillers. These compact, floor-standing re-circulating chillers provide a temperature range of 5 to 30 °C and have a cooling capacity from 700 to 2000 W.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Calibration Validation Carousels (CVCs) to Streamline Performance Verification ThermoFisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of its new Calibration Validation Carousel (CVC) accessories for the Evolution series UV-Visible spectrophotometers enabling automated performance verification and adherence to pharmaceutical guidelines. Automated performance verification saves significant time and money by reducing the amount of hands-on time required to complete instrument qualification and testing.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Centrifuge for Large-volume Blood Banking and Bioprocessing Thermo Scientific Sorvall RC 12BP Plus CentrifugeThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Sorvall RC 12BP Plus Centrifuge, a large-capacity, high-throughput floor standing centrifuge for blood banking and bioprocessing applications. With a maximum capacity of 12 L, the centrifuge can process up to 12 blood bag systems (up to 500 mL) or six 2000 mL Thermo Scientific Nalgene bio-bottles.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Mass Frontier 7.0: the Chemically Intelligent Small Molecule Structural Elucidation Software for Mass Spectrometry Thermo ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced Mass Frontier 7.0, the newest release of its small molecule structural elucidation software. The software simplifies the management, evaluation and interpretation of mass spectral data and can be used for metabolism, metabolomics, forensics, natural products, impurities and degradants research.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific to Sponsor Winter Conference Award in Plasma Spectrochemistry: Deadline for Submission Extended The inaugural Winter Conference Award in Plasma Spectrochemistry was presented to Ramon Barnes PhD (middle) at the Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry in January, 2010 by Gary M. Hieftje, Indiana University (left), and Lothar Rottmann, Thermo Fisher Scientific (right).Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it will play a key role in the organization of the 2012 Winter Conference Award in Plasma Spectrochemistry. At the 2012 biennial Winter Conference, the company will present the award to the scientist who has made the most noteworthy contribution to the field of plasma spectrochemistry.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Oxoid Salmonella Precis Rapid Culture Method Identifies Salmonella Species in Duck Eggs in Two Days Brilliance Salmonella Agar; the chomogenic plate medium used in the Oxoid Salmonella Precis methodThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its Oxoid Salmonella PrecisTM culture method provides fast and reliable detection of Salmonella species in food, animal feed and environmental samples. In light of the recent outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium DT8 in Ireland, linked with the consumption of duck eggs, food testing laboratories require methods which can rapidly and accurately identify salmonella species in food.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Unveils New Thermo Scientific DXR Raman SERS Analysis Package for Fast, Simple Analysis of Low Concentration Samples Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of its new DXR/SERS Analysis Package designed to simplify the Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) technique. The Thermo Scientific package features instrumentation from the DXR family of Raman spectrometers and offers the efficiency and precision of SERS along with a pre-configured sampling method that facilitates implementation without the need for specialist expertise.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Guide to Good Washing Practice Getting the Most from Your Thermo Scientific Wellwash and Wellwash Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the availability of its ‘guide to good washing practice.' The online guide is designed as a step-by-step tool, providing detailed guidance on obtaining secure and reliable performance with every use of the Thermo Scientific Wellwash microplate washers.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Reliable Method for Rapid and Accurate Analysis of Trace Elements in Honey Honey must be processed and analyzed to ensure that it does not contain any elements that can pose health risks.Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new robust, reliable method for analysis of trace elements in honey by atomic absorption. The Thermo Scientific iCE 3500 atomic absorption spectrometer offers a unique dual atomizer design which allows automatic, efficient and safe switching between flame and graphite furnace analyses without the need for user intervention or alignment adjustment.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Provides Certified Cell Culture Tube for Total Confidence Thermo Scientific Nunc 14 ml round bottom tube for critical cellular applicationsThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced a new Thermo Scientific Nunc 14 ml round bottom tube for critical cellular applications.

               

                New Thermo Scientific K-Alpha Enables Faster Analysis and Improved Chemical Detection for Chemical Surface Characterization Thermo Scientific K-Alpha Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of the new version of the Thermo Scientific K-Alpha X-ray photoelectron spectrometer (XPS). This fully integrated surface characterization tool is designed to meet the demands of surface engineers whether working in cutting-edge research and development of new surface chemistries, or dealing with routine characterization of surfaces, thin films and coatings.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Nominated for Three European Outsourcing Awards Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced its nomination for three prestigious European Outsourcing Awards (EOA). The EOA nominations included two entries for Best Contract Analytical Project for the application of Thermo Scientific Watson LIMS (laboratory information management system) in bioanalysis and one entry for Most Improved Process/Plant Facility and Best e-Business/IT Strategy for Thermo Scientific CONNECTS in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Interactive Clean Sample Container Product Brochure EP Scientific Interactive Product Catalog Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announces the launch of the online, fully-interactive version of its EP Scientific Products Catalog. As leading suppliers of clean sample containers for environmental and critical environment sampling EP Scientific cleans, packages and certifies its sample collection and storage containers in accordance with the EPA's regulatory guidelines.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Adds EM2 Solutions to its Global Partner Alliance, Strengthening Company’s Informatics Offerings for Environmental Laboratories Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has extended its relationship with EM2 Solutions to more comprehensively serve the needs of environmental testing organizations. EM2 Solutions has been a member of the Thermo Scientific Global Partner Alliance since 2009, initially acting in the primary role of consultant leveraging their strong quality management and informatics systems background.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Innovative Stem Cell Culture Surface for Direct Cell Attachment at Biotechnica 2010 Thermo Scientific Nunclon Vita Surface Eliminates Feeder Cells or Matrix CoatingsThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the new Thermo Scientific Nunclon Vita stem cell culture surface at the Biotechnica exhibition. The unique, energy-treated polystyrene surface enables direct attachment, colony formation and growth of human embryonic stem cells (ESC) and induced pluripotent stem cells (IPS), without the need for feeder cells or matrix coatings.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Versatile New PCR Thermal Cycler Range Thermo Scientific Piko Thermal Cycler Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the new Thermo Scientific Piko and Arktik Thermal Cyclers at the Biotechnica exhibition.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Provides Reliable Microplate Mover for Award Winning Perifusion System hermo Scientific Orbitor RS Chosen as Ideal Partner Product by Biorep TechnologiesThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced it has been selected by BiorepÂŽ Technologies Inc. to provide the Thermo Scientific Orbitor RS microplate mover for incorporation into its new Perifusion system. The OrbitorTM RS, launched this year at LabAutomation, has been developed using proven technology from the well-known Thermo Scientific RapidStak and Thermo Scientific Dimension4 product lines.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Ensures Sample Integrity in Cleanroom Environments La-Pha-Pack Stainless Steel Crimping Tools Provide Reliable and Secure Vial ClosureThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the La-Pha-Pack stainless steel cleanroom crimping tools for a controlled, low-effort method of vial sealing. Available in a range of sizes, from 11 to 20 mm, the optimal crimp is provided for a variety of vial sizes.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Screening Collection Helps Scientists Identify Compound that Holds Promise in Anti-Inflammatory Medicine Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the Maybridge HitFinder screening compound collection has helped scientists at the University of Minnesota identify and characterize a small-molecule inhibitor that holds promise for the development of anti-inflammatory drugs.

               

                BioConference Live Returns Wednesday October 20th and Thursday October 21st with Renowned Presenters BioConference Live LogoFree Live Virtual Event on Clinical Diagnostics at www.BioConferenceLive.com to Include Gyorgy Abel, M.D. Ph.D., Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, M.D., FACC, FAHA, James Nichols, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB, and Alan Wu, PhD

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Publishes New Poster Illustrating the Benefits of Integrating Comprehensive Solutions for Biobanks Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced it is offering a new technical poster demonstrating its comprehensive portfolio of offerings for biobanks and biorepositories. Thermo Fisher Scientific has the world's largest breadth of offerings for biobanks, from biospecimen collection, processing, testing and storage to sample and data management.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Demonstrates Software for Simplified Bioanalytical Workflows Thermo Fisher Scientific Demonstrates Software for Simplified Bioanalytical WorkflowsThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of a new online demonstration of its TSQ ModuleTM software for WatsonTM laboratory information management system (LIMS). This industry-first integration of LIMS and instrument control software coupled with the Thermo Scientific TSQ series LC-MS/MS system is designed to significantly increase efficiency by enabling data from the entire bioanalytical workflow to reside in a single database

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific and Proteome Sciences Form Protein Biomarker Collaboration Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, and Proteome Sciences plc (LSE: PRM), a leading provider of protein biomarker services, have announced the companies will collaborate to deliver innovative products for protein biomarker research.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Facilitates the University of Maryland Dental School to Study “Worm-Like” Cylindrical Structures in Dentinal Tubules Using X-ray Detection Front Cover of the Official IMC-17 Event/Exhibitor GuideThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the University of Maryland Dental School is utilizing Thermo Scientific EDS detectors to further investigate the long-debated nature of "worm-like" cylindrical structures observed in the dentinal tubules of extracted human teeth.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Implements Enterprise-Level LIMS for Northern Ireland Water CSols Remote SamplerStandardization of Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS Across NI Water Labs Enables Integration with CSols Remote Sampler, Delivers Enhanced Audit Trail, Sample Integrity and Significant Time Savings

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New Environmentally Friendly Ultra-low Temperature Freezer at ILMAC 2010 Thermo Scientific TS586e -86 °C freezerThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the new Thermo Scientific TS586e -86 °C freezer. As an environmentally friendly model, this CE-certified and WEEE directive-compliant freezer employs CFC-free and HRC-free hydrocarbon refrigerants. In addition, an industry leading low energy consumption of 10.7 KWH/day (at the -80 °C setpoint) makes the TS586e an extremely energy-efficient option.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces New Suite of Five Software Solutions to Enhance Qualitative and Quantitative Proteomics Workflows at HUPO 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced today at the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) 2010 Congress, a suite of five complementary software solutions and enhancements designed to effect breakthrough progress in qualitative and quantitative proteomics. Working in concert with state-of-the-art Thermo Scientific mass spectrometers, the software solutions provide researchers with fast and simple, yet powerful, workflows for many persistent proteomics research challenges.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific and Science/AAAS Host Webinar on the Future of Quantitative PCR and the Importance of Standardization Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it is sponsoring an informative webinar, "The Future of qPCR: Best Practices, Standardization and the MIQE Guidelines." The webinar, hosted by Science/AAAS, will feature an expert panel discussing the important role qPCR plays in research and molecular diagnostics labs, as well as some of the technical challenges associated with it.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Sponsors the 15th Desty Memorial Lecture for Innovation in Separation Science Royal Institution of Great Britain Celebrates Desty’s Life and Rewards Emerging Talent in Separation Science

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Develops New GC-MS Method to Enable Compliance with Updated Federal Workplace Drug Testing Guidelines Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, introduces a new method for the confirmation of amphetamines in urine in accordance with recently updated United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Larger Volume Vials for Cryopreservation Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Nunc 2 mL and 5 mL Cryobank Vials, completing the integrated portfolio of automation-friendly screw top vials.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Syncronis Range of HPLC Columns at ISC 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Syncronis HPLC column range. This new range unerringly delivers consistent, predictable separations, from run to run and column to column.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces New Sales and Support Office for Microanalysis Business in the UK Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the establishment of a sales and support office for microanalysis products sold in the United Kingdom, effective immediately. The office will be located at the UK commercial headquarters in Hemel Hempstead, and will focus on providing local customers with superior sales and service support within the UK marketplace.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Adds New Sizes to Biological Safety Cabinet Product Line Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced two new sizes of Thermo Scientific MSC-Advantage biological safety cabinets.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Adds Vialis AG Paperless Lab Solutions to its Global Partner Alliance Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has extended its reach across Central Europe by making Vialis AG the latest member of its Informatics Global Partner Alliance.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Nicolet iS5 Spectrometer Provides Performance, Price and Fit for Entry-Level FT-IR Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the introduction of its newest FT-IR spectrometer, the Thermo Scientific Nicolet iS5, powered by OMNICTM software. The spectrometer is designed for users seeking no-compromise, affordable and compact FT-IR spectroscopy to assist in their product assurance testing, basic troubleshooting and chemistry teaching

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Expands ThermoFlex Recirculating Chiller Series Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of its Thermo Scientific NESLAB ThermoFlex Series of Recirculating Chillers. The ThermoFlex 24000 is the latest addition to the product platform and has a cooling capacity of 24,000 watts to meet the needs of customers who require a higher level of cooling performance.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces New UHPLC/MS Method for Sensitive, Precise and Reproducible Trace-Level Analysis of Perfluorinated Compounds in Human Breast Milk Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has developed a new method for sensitive, accurate and reproducible quantitation of low levels of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in human breast milk.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Simplifies UV-Vis Spectroscopy, Streamlining QA/QC Processes with Launch of its Evolution 200 Series Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of its EvolutionTM 200 series of next-generation UV-Visible spectrophotometers featuring new INSIGHT software with CUE (Customized User Environment) scripting capabilities.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Wins R&D 100 Award for Revolutionary Three-Minute Cold Disinfection Solution Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its Thermo Scientific HM550 Cryostat with cold disinfection has been chosen as an R&D 100 award winner by an independent judging panel and the editors of R&D.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Simple, Rugged Visible Spectrophotometer with Full Scanning Capabilities for Education and Routine Applications Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the SPECTRONIC 200, a new visible spectrophotometer that incorporates the latest optical and detector technologies specific to the needs of academic and industrial quality control laboratories.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Locations and Dates for Laboratory Informatics Symposiums in South Africa Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced today it will host a series of Laboratory Informatics Symposiums (LIS) from September 14 to September 20 in three South African locations - Johannesburg (September 13-14), Durban (September 15-16), and Cape Town (September 20).

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces New Integrated OES and X-ray Solution for Rapid and Accurate Metals Analysis Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of an integrated solution for the metals industry combining the power of wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence (WDXRF) with optical emission spectrometry (OES). The solution optimizes the Thermo Scientific ARL OPTIM'X WDXRF slag analyzer in combination with the Thermo Scientific ARL 3460 Advantage OES metals analyzer.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Demonstrates Accelerated Method Development for Food Safety and Environmental Testing Using MS Software Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the availability of a new video which shows the productivity benefits of its Thermo Scientific TraceFinder analytical software for food safety and environmental testing laboratories. The video shows how TraceFinderTM software allows LC-MS/MS users to reduce method development time from hours or days to minutes, and enables rapid and easy data review and reporting.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Enables Rapid and Accurate Analysis of Selenium in Shampoo Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today released a new method guide for the analysis of selenium in shampoo. The method, which aligns with the European Union commission directive 97/73/EEC stipulating the methods of analysis necessary for checking composition of cosmetic products, features the Thermo Scientific iCE 3000 Series atomic absorption spectrometers.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Incurred Sample Reanalysis Information Kit for Reliable Quality Assessment of Bioanalytical Methods Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the introduction of a new incurred sample reanalysis (ISR) information packet. This vendor-neutral ISR guide is designed to educate pharmaceutical scientists on using the technique to effectively assess the quality of bioanalytical methods.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Cost-Effective Cell Culture Products Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced Thermo Scientific BioLite products for general cell culture applications. These new products broaden the existing Thermo Scientific cell culture offering, which features many specialized formats and surfaces used for advanced cell culture research, including the premium Nunc portfolio

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Continues Investment in Global Manufacture of Bioprocessing Products New, State-of-the-art Manufacturing Line in China Expands Production Capacity of Leading Thermo Scientific Bioprocessing Products in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Develops New Method to Eliminate High Boiling Matrix Contamination in GC and GC/MS Analyses of Pesticides in Food Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new method to effectively eliminate invisible high boiling matrices in the analysis of pesticides in food. Incorporating a programmable temperature vaporizing (PTV) injector, the Thermo Scientific TRACE GC Ultra GC/MS analyzer achieves sensitive, fast and reliable analysis of pesticides in low fat food products, significantly enhancing the productivity and efficiency of gas chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC/MS) systems for analyzing pesticides in food, while eradicating high boiling matrix.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Low Evaporation Plates for Cell Culture and High Content Analysis Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the Thermo Scientific Nunc Edge 96-well Plates for cell-based assays. The new NuncTM Edge plates incorporate large perimeter evaporative buffer zones that eliminate well-to-well variability, while dramatically reducing the overall plate evaporation rate to <2 percent after 7 days of incubation.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Demonstrates Advances in Materials Analysis Instrumentation at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced it will showcase its range of instruments for materials analysis at booth #436 at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2010, August 1-5, in Portland, Ore. During the show the company will unveil the Thermo Scientific QuasOr EBSD for its all-in-one microanalysis solution, NORAN System 7

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific: Supporting Breast Cancer Research Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science announced the launch of the special edition Thermo Scientific PINK autosampler vial caps. The limited edition PINK charity chromatography caps are the first in the industry with proceeds from their sale being donated to benefit breast cancer research.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Automated Liquid Handling Platform at AACC Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has introduced the new Thermo Scientific Versette automated liquid handler. Compatible with 19 interchangeable, RFID-tagged pipetting heads, the VersetteTM provides exceptional pipetting versatility for a broad range of applications that require single- to 384-channel automated pipetting.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Facilitates Fast, Reproducible and Automatic Nitrogen Determination in Soils and Plants Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new application note for providing rapid, automatic and reproducible quantitative determination of nitrogen in soils and plants with the Thermo Scientific FLASH 4000 nitrogen/protein analyzer.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Two Complete Packages for the Simple, Accurate and Rapid Characterization and Microcharacterization of Carbon Nanomaterials Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the availability of two new DXR Nanocarbon Analysis Packages for the characterization and microcharacterization of carbon nanomaterials. Both packages offer large-scale chemical and materials producers complete systems for carbon nanotube analysis. Incorporating the proven Thermo Scientific DXR Raman platform, the packages provide a wealth of information on the molecular structure and morphology of carbon nanomaterials.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Interactive Online Viewing for Premier Screening Compound Collection Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced that the complete pre-plated Maybridge HitFinderTM Collection of 14,400 drug-like screening compounds can be browsed online using an interactive online viewer

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Collaboration to Establish New Tokyo Biomarker Research Center Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a landmark collaboration that aims to introduce mass spectrometry-based workflows and technologies into Japan to advance personalized medicine and healthcare. The intent of the collaboration between Thermo Fisher's Biomarker Research Initiatives in Mass Spectrometry (BRIMS) Center and Toshihide Nishimura, professor at the Tokyo Medical University Hospital and Gyorgy Marko-Varga, professor at the Tokyo Medical University Hospital, and Lund University, Sweden is to establish and support a new Biomarker Research Center in Tokyo, Japan

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Demonstrates Superiority of Data-Dependent Decision Tree Logic Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new application note entitled "Enhancing Phosphotyrosine Proteome Coverage using a Combined ETD and CID Approach on a LTQ Orbitrap XL ETD".

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Delivers New Triple Quadrupole GC/MS/MS Method to Facilitate Highly Selective Trace-level Screening of PCDD/Fs and PCBs Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new method for the trace-level screening of polychlorinated dioxins/furans (PCDD/Fs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in food products, following the analytical strategy of the well established U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Method 1613A.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Microtome Improves Efficiency for Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis Research Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the Parkinson's UK and MS Society Tissue Bank, which supplies the research community with high-quality Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis (MS) tissues, is using its FinesseÂŽ Microtome for the preparation of tissue samples for its neuropathological examinations.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Webinar Prepares ICP Users for New United States Pharmacopeia Chapters Proposal Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced an informative webinar to help users of inductively coupled plasma (ICP) technologies prepare for the introduction of the proposed United States Pharmacopeia (USP) chapters 232 and 233 on trace elemental impurities in pharmaceutical products.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific and Intrinsic Bioprobes Announce Alliance in Mass Spectrometric Immunoassay (MSIA) Workflow Development Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, and Intrinsic Bioprobes (IBI) Inc., today announced an alliance to co-develop and market a mass spectrometry solution that will enable researchers to perform quantitative, high-throughput, high-resolution protein biomarker assays. The solution couples the specificity of immunoenrichment with the sensitivity and quantitative capability of mass spectrometry to provide researchers with a more complete, higher-resolution view of the proteome.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Mass Spec Certified Vials Presentation Downloadable from New Website Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has today made the poster presentation ‘How clean are your vials and closures?' downloadable from its website, www.nationalscientific.com/cleanvials.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Mass Spectrometry Technology Selected by Victoria’s New Agricultural Biosciences Research Center Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced it is outfitting a new research center, AgriBio, the Centre for AgriBioscience located in Victoria, Australia, with a AU$2.5 million of state-of-the-art mass spectrometry (MS) technology. AgriBio, a AU$288 million public private partnership, is a joint initiative of the Victorian Department of Primary Industries and La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Activates Global Food Safety Response Center Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its global Food Safety Response Center located in Dreieich, Germany, has developed two new analytical screening methods to detect petroleum contamination in oysters and fish, specifically hydrocarbons and poly-aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), resulting from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific offers intuitive GC column selection tools Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the availability of intuitive gas chromatography (GC) column selection tools in its 2010-2011 Thermo Scientific Chromatography Columns and Consumables catalog. The ‘GC Column Selection' pages within the new catalog provide a number of tools to aid in selecting the most appropriate product from the Thermo Scientific TRACEÔ family of GC columns for either existing or regulated methods

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Cost-effective and Ergonomic Handheld Decapping Instrument Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific 8-Channel Decapper for handheld capping and decapping of multiple tubes in a 96-well microplate footprint. With the ability to remove and replace screw caps with precision and ease, the time-consuming task of manually capping and de-capping, as well as the risk of repetitive strain injury (RSI), are eliminated.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Maybridge Ro3 Diversity Fragment Library to Enhance Structure-Based Drug Discovery Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today introduced the latest addition to its Maybridge Fragment Range, the Maybridge Ro3 Diversity Fragment Library. The new library has been computationally engineered to build on the key customer-driven features of the original Maybridge Ro3 Library, such as "Rule of Three" (Ro3) compliance, pharmacophoric enrichment and quality assurance of at least 95 percent. The Maybridge Ro3 Diversity Library offers both an improved structural diversity profile and experimental solubility data for every one of the 1,500 member compounds.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Application Note Demonstrating Capabilities of NanoDrop 3300 for Cancer Research Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced a new application note demonstrating how the Thermo Scientific NanoDrop 3300 enables cancer researchers to study DNA methylation events and polyamine induced DNA G-quadruplex formations by microvolume fluorometry.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Combines EDS and WDS with New EBSD Option for NORAN System 7 Microanalysis System, Enabling Enhanced Productivity and Ease-of Use Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today launched the QuasOr EBSD, an option for its all-in-one microanalysis solution, NORAN System 7. The new system is an industry first combining Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD) with Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS) and Wavelength Dispersive Spectroscopy (WDS) capabilities in a single software interface.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Unveils Enhanced Instrumentation for High-Throughput Tissue Processing Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced its latest STP 420ESTM tissue processor for use in high-volume pathology laboratories. The updated instrument features more robust hardware and ease-of-use, enabling the high-throughput processing of large volumes of tissue to meet the demands of today's laboratories.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific to Sponsor Winter Conference Award in Plasma Spectrochemistry Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it will play a key role in the organization of the 2012 Winter Conference Award in Plasma Spectrochemistry. At the 2012 biennial Winter Conference, the company will present the award to the scientist who has made the most noteworthy contribution to the field of plasma spectrochemistry.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Wins Coveted Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Award for Third Consecutive Year Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it is a winner of Microsoft Corporation's Life Sciences Innovation Awards 2010, for the third consecutive year. The award recognizes best-in-class companies for their innovative use of Microsoft-based solutions.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New HILIC Columns at HPLC 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today launched the new HypersilTM GOLD HILIC column range. Hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography (HILIC) is becoming an increasingly popular technique that offers complementary selectivity to reversed-phase.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces New Method for Simple and Accurate Analysis of Cadmium in Chocolate Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new method for simple and accurate analysis of cadmium in chocolate. The Thermo Scientific iCE 3500 atomic absorption spectrometer allows simple analysis of this trace element, while Thermo Scientific SOLAAR software enables easy method development.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Extends Linear Ion Trap and Triple Stage Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer Trade-In Program Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announces the extension of its LC-MS ion trap and triple stage quadrupole trade-in programs to include the trade-in of instruments from any vendor.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific helps Janssen-Cilag Connect Laboratories in Brazil Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that Global Pharmaceutical Supply Group (GPSG Brazil), a unit of Janssen-Cilag, which is a pharmaceutical division of Johnson and Johnson, has implemented an integrated informatics solution consisting of a laboratory information management system (LIMS) and a chromatography data system (CDS).

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific to Host Two Free Summer Symposia in the UK to Highlight its Latest Innovations in Instrumentation and Application Development Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced two free-of-charge summer symposia to present the latest instrumentation and application developments in chromatography, bulk elemental analysis, life sciences mass spectrometry, trace elemental analysis and molecular spectroscopy.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces EQuan MAX, an Automated High Throughput Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of the Thermo Scientific EQuan MAX an automated high throughput Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS) solution for the analysis of contaminants in water and beverages.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces MetQuest Automated Metabolic Screening Software Allowing a Quantitative/Qualitative Workflow to Revolutionize Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetic Studies at ASMS 2010 MetQuest software takes full advantage of the high-resolution accurate-mass data provided by Orbitrap technology to quantitate and identify compound and metabolites in a single injection

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Enhancements to Its Quantitative and Qualitative Proteomics Tools at ASMS 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced important enhancements for its proteomics tools that promise to facilitate breakthrough progress in quantitative and qualitative proteomics. The new products work in concert with other Thermo Fisher Scientific products including reagents and consumables to create simpler, time-saving workflows.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Additions to its Extensive Range of HPLC Columns at ASMS 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced additional new phases to its flagship range of Thermo Scientific Hypersil GOLD high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) columns.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Column Oven for Liquid Chromatography at ASMS 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced today the availability of the new Thermo Scientific Column Oven range. Recognizing the importance of temperature as a parameter in liquid chromatography, the Column Oven delivers efficient temperature control coupled with the highest levels of reproducibility and stability.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Automatic Dispensing System at ASMS 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the availability of the Thermo Scientific eVol Dispensing System. The eVolTM Dispensing System allows precise and accurate operator-independent dispensing to enable the better deployment of laboratory staff.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New In Vitro Fertilization Products Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced two new products for in vitro fertilization (IVF) applications, the Thermo Scientific Nunc IVF ICSI and Center Well petri dishes.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New X-ray Spectrometer for Fast, Accurate and Sensitive Cement Analysis at 600W Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new addition to its Thermo Scientific ARL 9900 IntelliPower series of X-ray spectrometers. The new ARL 9900 IntelliPower 600 operates at 600W and can be configured with a Free Lime channel, addressing the most common requirements of the cement industry.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Multilingual Microplate Photometer Software Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced version 3.0 of the Thermo Scientific SkanIt Software for the Multiskan FC microplate photometer.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Webinar Addresses Future Trace Elemental Analysis Requirements Using AA, ICP and ICP-MS Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its educational webinar, entitled "Preparing for Future Trends in Elemental Food Safety Analysis," is now available to view on-demand at www.spectroscopynow.com/thermowebinars.

               

                Green Water Designs from Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science has engineered water purification systems with the three "R s" in mind - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. These smart green designs provide customers with excellent, environmentally friendly pure water systems

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Video Article Demonstrates Innovative Method for Protein Quantitation with NanoDrop 2000c Spectrophotometer Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its NanoDrop 2000c UV-Vis Spectrophotometer significantly improves the protein quantitation process.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Xylene-Free Tissue Processing Solution Selected by Swedish Histopathology Laboratory for Maximum Staff Safety and Productivity Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that Histocenter-Scandinavian Center for Histotechnology Inc. (Histocenter), the only private histopathology laboratory in Sweden, has selected the Thermo Scientific Excelsior ES tissue processor to facilitate xylene-free tissue processing without microwaves and excessive heat

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Releases GRAMS Suite - Version 9.0 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the latest release in its GRAMS Suite of spectroscopy software, an industry standard solution for visualizing, processing, reporting and managing spectroscopy data.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces 2010 Food Safety Seminars in Europe Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a series of seminars to showcase the company's expanding capabilities in food safety testing. The seminar program will take place across Europe from May 11-13 and May 18-20.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Offers Pure Water for a Wide Range of Applications Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, offers a range of purification systems to meet the needs of laboratories requiring Type II water.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Range of Laboratory Cold Storage Solutions for Critical Samples Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the latest additions to the Thermo Scientific Jewett laboratory refrigerator and freezer range, specifically designed to store high value, critical samples, reagents, vaccines, blood and plasma.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Collaborates on Clinical Biomarker Research with Leading Proteomics Researcher in Luxembourg Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, and Professor Bruno Domon, director of the new Luxembourg Clinical Proteomics unit (LCP), today announced a collaboration to develop workflows that overcome current bottlenecks in biomarker discovery and assay development for clinical proteomics research.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Two-Day Laboratory Informatics Symposium in Bahrain from May 17-18, 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced it will host its two-day Laboratory Informatics Symposium (LIS) on May 17-18, 2010 at the Gulf Hotel, Bahrain. This symposium is aimed at laboratory managers across a range of industries with responsibility for QA, data management and lab workflow.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Ensures Patient Safety with Solution to Label and Track Tissue Samples in Pathology Laboratories Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new automated solution that labels and tracks patient tissue samples on cassettes and slides as they progress through pathology laboratories.

               

                Thermo Scientific FT-IR Solutions Effectively Characterize Algae Biomolecules for Biofuels Programs Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its FT-IR sampling solutions are designed to provide a cost-effective approach to characterizing the chemical composition of biological systems, such as lipids, in algae. Algae are a promising source for the large quantities of biomass required for a successful biofuels program.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Demonstrates Advanced Laboratory Data Management Functionality for the Mining Industry at EXPOMIN 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, is exhibiting its full range of solutions for the mining industry, designed to offer improved efficiencies and increased productivity, within booth 500-2 at EXPOMIN 2010, taking place from April 12-16 in Santiago, Chile.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Updates Coverslipper with Enhanced Tissue Positioning Capabilities for Greater Consistency and Ease-of-use Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of its updated ClearVueTM coverslipper with increased ease-of-use and enhanced tissue positioning to improve consistency in cytogenetics,

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Cold Storage Solutions at Analytica 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, will highlight key products within its portfolio of Thermo Scientific Revco high-performance lab refrigerators and freezers with proven solutions covering +4 °C to -196 °C.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Easy-to-Use Strip Washers Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Wellwash and Wellwash Versa strip washers. Both models feature a large, easy-to-use, icon-based, graphic user-interface, available in eight languages, as well as a context-sensitive help feature.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Microplate Spectrophotometer Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the new Thermo Scientific Multiskan GO UV-Vis spectrophotometer offering free wavelength selection for both 96- and 384-well plates and various types of cuvettes.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Expands Global Partner Alliance by Partnering with up to data professional services Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that up to data has become a member of its Informatics Global Partner Alliance Program.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Provides Fully-Automated Multi-compound and Multi-element Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the availability of a new easy-to-use isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS) solution for the authentication of food and beverages.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Equips the Scottish Metabolomics Facility with Cutting-Edge Technology to Advance the Field of Metabolomics Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced it is providing the Scottish Metabolomics Facility (ScotMet) with cutting-edge technology to advance the field of metabolomics. ScotMet is funded by the Scottish Universities Life Science Alliance (SULSA) and is a state-of-the-art facility run jointly by the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces New Water Quality Specifications Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced new water quality specifications for the Thermo Scientific Nanopure Life Science water purification system. Thermo Fisher evaluated the system to see how well it cleared bacteria, pyrogens and nucleases from a sample using highly sensitive testing protocols.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Maybridge Fragments Selected by Nordlund Centre for Biomedical Structural Biology Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced that the Nordlund Centre for Biomedical Structural Biology at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore has purchased its Maybridge Ro3 500 Fragment Library. Nordlund will use this "off-the-shelf" set of 500 pharmacophorically-rich Maybridge compounds as a globally renowned benchmark fragment library to optimize structure-based screening methods for a diverse set of drug candidates.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Offers Custom Cleaning Services EP Scientific, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, offers a fully flexible custom cleaning service for any facility utilizing critical environments, whether its cleaning needs are high or low volume.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Demonstrates Faster, More Accurate LC/MS Sample Screening Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced today that it will demonstrate the advanced analytical capabilities delivered by combining its award-winning Thermo Scientific Exactive liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS) system with its Thermo Scientific Transcend technology for a complete LC/MS solution.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches First On-Demand LIMS at Pittcon 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced today the launch of its software-as-a-service (SaaS), enterprise-class laboratory information management system. LIMS-on-DemandTM allows organizations of varying types and sizes to leverage all the benefits of an industry-leading LIMS solution without the time and cost typically associated with on-premise software installation.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New UV-Vis Spectrophotometer to Increase Laboratory Throughput Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today launches the EvolutionTM ArrayTM, a new UV-Visible (UV-Vis) spectrophotometer driven by photodiode array (PDA) technology that offers dramatic improvements in laboratory throughput.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Ultra-low Bleed GC Columns Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the new Thermo Scientific TraceGOLD GC Capillary Columns These ultra-low bleed columns provide outstanding run-to-run, as well as column-to-column reproducibility for consistent, reliable data in combination with extended column life

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Adds The Winvale Group to Global Partner Alliance to Provide Informatics Solutions under GSA Schedule 70 Contract Procurement Process Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that The Winvale Group has become a member of its Informatics Global Partner Alliance. The Winvale Group, a total-solutions consultancy specializing in government procurement and the GSA Schedule program, will provide Thermo Fisher informatics solutions for federal, state and local governments operating under GSA Schedule 70.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific and BrainMet Centre Collaborate on Dementia Research Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it is collaborating with the BrainMet (Bioimaging of Metals in Brain and Metallomics) Centre at Forschungszentrum, JĂźlich, Germany to advance dementia research by studying the effects of metals and metalloproteins in ageing and in the origin of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and Wilson's syndrome.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Improves Cancer Diagnostics for West of Scotland Regional Cytogenetics Service Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the West of Scotland Regional Cytogenetics Service has chosen the Thermo Scientific Varistain Gemini ES banding machine and Thermo Scientific ClearVue automated coverslipping machine for improved automation in the postnatal laboratory at its Department of Cytogenetics.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New Research- Grade Fluorescence Spectrometer Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today launched the Thermo Scientific Lumina, a new research-grade dual-monochromator scanning fluorescence spectrometer that offers a new level of clarity in fluorescence measurement.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Offers Range of Water Purification Systems Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, has engineered a range of flexible water purification systems that can be used independently or as part of an integrated water system.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Excelsior ES Selected by Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Histopathology Laboratory to Accelerate Processing Times Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic and District Hospital (RJAH), the UK's leading orthopedic hospital, has chosen the Thermo Scientific Excelsior ES tissue processor for the preparation of samples in its histopathology laboratory.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Opens New UK Research and Manufacturing Facility for Cancer Diagnostics and Chromatography Products Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the official opening of its new cutting-edge facility in Runcorn, Cheshire. The new facility, located at Tudor Road, Manor Park, is a significant investment for Thermo Fisher Scientific in the North of England and is a new designated Center of Excellence for its Anatomical Pathology business.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Chromatography Pipette Tips New Thermo Scientific Aspire Protein A, Protein G and IMAC Cobalt Tips offer fast and effective sample preparation for proteomic research

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Ships 2000th iCAP 6000 Series ICP Emission Spectrometer Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that Bormioli Rocco, a producer of glass and plastic pharmaceutical packaging, glass containers for perfumery and foodstuffs and glass tableware, has purchased and deployed the 2000th Thermo Scientific iCAP 6000 Series inductively coupled plasma (ICP) emission spectrometer.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific to Exhibit New Informatics Offerings at Analytica 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, will showcase its latest informatics solutions within booth 101/202, hall B1 at Analytica 2010, being held from March 23-26 in Munich, Germany.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New High-quality IVF Consumables Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Nunc IVF centrifuge and cryopreservation tubes for improved sample safety and protection.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Unique Automated Microplate Mover at LabAutomation 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the North American debut of the new Thermo Scientific Orbitor RS at LabAutomation 2010. Developed using proven technology from the well-known Thermo Scientific RapidStak and Thermo Scientific Dimension4 product lines, the OrbitorTM RS is a high-speed microplate mover offering proven, reliable performance with totally flexible plate handling.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Offers Rapid System for High-throughput Sample Processing Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today jointly introduced the new Capit-AllTM IS Automated Capper/Decapper with The Automation Partnership, at LabAutomation 2010.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New Platform for Benchtop Automation Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today launched a new platform for benchtop automation at LabAutomation 2010. Centered around the new Thermo Scientific Orbitor microplate mover and powered by the Thermo Scientific Momentum 2.0 laboratory workflow software, this automation solution offers highly advanced user control and standardized real-time, data-driven decision making.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Industries First Pre-cleaned Chromatography Vials Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the new National Scientific Mass Spec Certified Vials, which are cleaned and tested as standard.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Releases New Chromatography Columns and Consumables Catalog Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the release of the 2010 - 2012 Thermo Scientific Chromatography Columns and Consumables catalog.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Small Capacity Incubators Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new smaller capacity Thermo Scientific Midi 40 CO2 incubator that delivers the reliable culturing performance of a full-sized incubator in a convenient, space saving footprint.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Updates UV-Visible Spectrophotometer Web Tool to Feature the Newest Technological Developments Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today unveiled an enhanced and easy-to-navigate version of its interactive UV-Visible (UV-Vis) spectrophotometer web tool.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Hybrid Mass Spectrometer Selected by New Brazilian Petroleomics Laboratory to Rapidly Characterize Petroleum Samples Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the new petroleomics laboratory at the Thomson Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, part of the Institute of Chemistry, State University of Campinas, Brazil, has purchased a Thermo Scientific LTQ FT Ultra hybrid mass spectrometer

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Comprehensive Solutions for Biobanks at the Biobanking 2010 Conference Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, will highlight its comprehensive portfolio of offerings for biobanks and biorepositories during the Biobanking 2010 conference. The company will exhibit across two booths in the sponsored booth area within the Earls Court Conference Centre in London, UK, February 4 - 5, 2010.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces High Content 2.0 at Cambridge Healthtech Meeting Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced Thermo Scientific High Content 2.0, an evolution of automated, quantitative cell imaging for life scientists studying cell function in oncology, neurobiology, toxicology and systems biology.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Gas Chromatography Flow-rate Probe Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new Thermo Scientific GFM Pro Flowmeter for continuous real-time measurement of gas flows, ensuring accurate and reproducible chromatography.

               

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific to Unveil Major New LIMS at PITTCON 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, will unveil a new LIMS solution within booth #2757 at PITTCONÂŽ 2010, being held from February 28-March 5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Under the theme "Connecting all of Science," the company will also showcase innovative new analytical instruments, software and laboratory workflow solutions that comprise its Thermo Scientific brand.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific and Cerilliant Corporation to Offer Certified Solution Standards for Forensic and Clinical Research Laboratories Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a joint agreement with Cerilliant Corporation to develop and manufacture certified solution standards for the Thermo Scientific ToxSpec Analyzer.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific to Showcase Superior Connectivity Solutions at 2010 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, will showcase its comprehensive offering of Thermo Scientific plasma spectrochemistry instrumentation within booths #26, 27, 31 and 32 at the 2010 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry in Fort Myers, Fla. on January 4-9.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Mass Spectrometry Technology Helps Children’s Hospital Boston Isolate Biomarker for Acute Pediatric Appendicitis Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that a team of researchers at Children’s Hospital Boston identified a promising biomarker, known as LRG, that they believe will help physicians diagnose acute pediatric appendicitis more accurately and efficiently.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Economy Bottles for Laboratory Use Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced new Thermo Scientific Nalgene Economy Bottles. These lightweight, cost-effective bottles are the quality choice for light-duty laboratory applications such as containing samples and daily working solutions like buffers and bench reagents.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Accelerates the Analysis of Antioxidants in Red Wine with Ultra High Pressure Liquid Chromatography and LTQ Orbitrap XL Mass Spectrometer Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new application note entitled “Direct Analysis of Red Wine Using Ultra-Fast Chromatography.” The application note explains the unique capabilities of ultra high pressure liquid chromatography (U-HPLC) coupled to a Thermo Scientific Orbitrap mass spectrometer for use in the identification and quantitation of antioxidant constituents in red wine.

               

                Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Technology Selected by the Medical Research Council for Groundbreaking Metabolomics and Lipidomics Research Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the Human Nutrition Research (HNR) unit of the Medical Research Council (MRC) in Cambridge, UK, has selected the Thermo Scientific LTQ Orbitrap Velos, MALDI LTQ Orbitrap XL and Exactive mass spectrometers.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Escalab 250Xi Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Escalab 250Xi X-ray photoelectron spectrometer (XPS). This fully integrated surface characterization tool is designed to meet the demands of surface engineers whether working in cutting-edge research and development of new surface chemistries or dealing with routine characterization of surfaces, thin films and coatings.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New High Resolution UV-Visible Spectrophotometer Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, introduced the new Thermo Scientific Evolution 60S spectrophotometer, a powerful UV-Visible instrument designed with the flexibility to perform QA/QC, life science and general research methods.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific ICP Optical Emission Spectrometer Offers Simple and Effective Toy Analysis for Consumer Safety Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new application note to illustrate the capabilities of its Thermo Scientific iCAP 6200 ICP spectrometer for the analysis of toxic trace elements in children’s toys.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific UHPLC/MS Identifies Cannabinoids in Baked Goods with Minimal Sample Preparation Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new method for identifying marijuana cannabinoids in baked goods that is faster, easier-to-use and requires less sample preparation.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Exactive LC/MS Wins Best New Product Award at the 2009 Gulf Coast Conference SAN JOSE, Calif. (November 12, 2009) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its Exactive™ LC/MS system has been named Best New Product at the 2009 Gulf Coast Conference.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Feature-Rich UV-Vis Spectrophotometers Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new GENESYS™ 10S Vis, the GENESYS 10S UV-Vis, and the BioMate™ 3S spectrophotometers, the latest additions to its range of high-performance instruments.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific LIMS Solution Selected by Leading Argentinean Water Processing Company for Improved Quality Control Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that Aguas y Saneamientos Argentinos (AySA), a water and waste water company serving the City of Buenos Aires and its suburban areas, has selected Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS (laboratory information management system) to improve quality control processes in its local and regional laboratories.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Reaches 50th-Issue Milestone of Mass Spectrometry e-Newsletter Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today celebrates the 50th issue of its popular mass spectrometry e-newsletter – Critical Mass. The e-newsletter is aimed at keeping the scientific community informed of the latest mass spectrometry developments, applications, events and expert advice.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Magnetic Particle Processor Software Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific BindIt 3.1 software for use with all Thermo Scientific KingFisher magnetic particle processor instruments.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces More Comfortable, Easier to Use Pipette MILFORD, Mass. (23rd November 2009) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Finnpipette F2 with an upgraded soft-touch tip ejector for increased ergonomics. With a patented gearing mechanism, the tip ejection force is decreased by up to 50 percent, effectively reducing the risk of repetitive strain injury (RSI).

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Millipore has Selected and Implemented Watson LIMS for its Preclinical and Clinical Development Services Group (Bioanalytics Laboratories)

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that Millipore has implemented Watson LIMS (laboratory information management system) within its Preclinical and Clinical Development Services group located in St. Charles, Mo.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Accelerates Multi-residue Analysis of Pesticides in Rice Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new method that enables rapid and accurate identification and quantification of pesticides in rice. The QuEChERS (Quick, Easy, Cheap, Effective, Rugged and Safe) extraction method takes advantage of the Thermo Scientific ITQ 700 GC-ion trap mass spectrometer and the Thermo Scientific FOCUS GC gas chromatograph to increase speed and improve sample preparation

               

                Stay on Top of the Latest Developments with the Proteome Digest Subscribe to the free Proteome Digest eNewsletter. The newsletter offers timely, relevant information about new tools and workflows in proteomics research. The newsletter also includes information on FREE Web Seminars, Articles, Application Note Downloads, Interviews with Experts,

               

                Introducing the Thermo Scientific Aspire Proteomic Chromatography Pipette Tips The Aspire tips assist researchers by facilitating small-scale sample preparations in minutes, yielding pure samples in less time with less effort. Now available in Protein A, Protein G for antibody purification and IMAC Cobalt for His-tagged protein purification. View a demonstration video and learn more about sample prep in a pipette tip.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Focuses on Accelerating Cell Discovery at Biotechnica 2009 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it will be showcasing a range if its newest products at Biotechnica in Hannover, Germany from 6 – 8 October, 2009.

               

                New Online Fast-track Set-up Available for Thermo Scientific Multiskan FC Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new range of downloadable protocols for the Thermo Scientific Multiskan FC microplate photometer. There are now nearly 50 ready-made protocols available to cover a wide variety of applications, including a broad range of ELISA’s and protein and cell viability assay kits.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Establishes RNAi Discovery Grant Program to Advance Gene Research Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the ) world leader in serving science, announced today that it has established a grant program to award life science researchers more than $400,000 in RNA-interference (RNAi) reagents used to study genes in medical research and drug discovery.

               

                Detecting Anabolic Androgenic Steroids in Horse Biological Fluids Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announces the success of its liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) solution at the Kenneth L. Maddy Analytical Chemistry Laboratory.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Partners with Symyx Technologies, Inc. to Offer Enterprise Level Electronic Laboratory Notebook Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the signing of a partnership with Symyx Technologies, Inc.

               

                New General Purpose 3L Centrifuges Launched

              Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has introduced its Thermo Scientific Heraeus three-liter general purpose centrifuge series.

               

                New Hardware/Software Workflow Helps Food and Environmental Laboratories Meet Tough Monitoring Requirements Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a complete food and environmental safety testing solution.

               

                Thermo Fisher Scientific Strengthens Anatomical Pathology Portfolio with Acquisition of Raymond A. Lamb Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced it has acquired Raymond A. Lamb Ltd., a manufacturer of histology and anatomical pathology products based in Eastbourne, U.K., near London.