Analytical Instruments News

  1. Micron Waste Secures US Biotech Patent
    1/17/2019

    Micron Waste Technologies Inc., a leading developer of waste treatment systems for food and cannabis waste, has been awarded a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent for its commercial biological waste treatment formulation.

  2. DNA Pioneer Microbe Detectives To Expand Services
    12/20/2018

    Microbe Detectives, a pioneer in applying DNA tech to increase water and wastewater treatment system performance through analysis of microbiomes, announces plans for expanded services in wastewater renewable resource recovery (R3).

  3. More Than H2O: Technology Simultaneously Measures 71 Elements In Water, Other Liquids
    11/19/2018

    A new method for simultaneous measurement of 71 inorganic elements in liquids—including water, beverages, and biological fluids—makes element testing much faster, more efficient, and more comprehensive than was possible in the past.

  4. Fracking Wastewater Accumulation Found In Freshwater Mussels' Shells
    10/22/2018

    Elevated concentrations of strontium, an element associated with oil and gas wastewaters, have accumulated in the shells of freshwater mussels downstream from fracking wastewater disposal sites, according to researchers from Penn State and Union College.

  5. SEAL Analytical Theme Is Totally Automatic
    9/25/2018

    For many analysts, WWEM 2018 will be the first opportunity to see SEAL Analytical’s latest autoanalyzer, the AA500, a fully automated, high throughput, segmented flow analyzer. The AA500 has a compact, all-in-one housing, and provides up to 6 channels for simultaneous analysis of multiple parameters with ultra-low detection limits and excellent repeatability.

  6. One-Stop Microbiology Management Now Available As LuminUltra Acquires InstantLabs
    9/19/2018

    It’s now possible to both quickly and easily identify all microbes in a sample and determine the abundance of specific microbes as LuminUltra, a global market leader in rapid and portable microbiological monitoring tools, has acquired InstantLabs, a developer of DNA-based measurement technologies.

  7. Soil Could Filter Antibiotics From Treated Wastewater, Protecting Groundwater
    9/10/2018

    Soil may be a natural filter that can act as a tertiary treatment for wastewater, preventing antibiotics from contaminating groundwater, according to researchers who conducted a study at Penn State's Living Filter.

  8. This Bright Blue Dye Is Found In Fabric. Could It Also Power Batteries?
    8/27/2018

    A sapphire-colored dye called methylene blue is a common ingredient in wastewater from textile mills.

  9. Harmful Dyes In Lakes, Rivers Can Become Colorless With New, Sponge-Like Material
    8/1/2018

    Dyes are widely used in industries such as textiles, cosmetics, food processing, papermaking and plastics. Globally, we produce about 700,000 metric tons — the weight of two Empire State Buildings — of dye each year to color our clothing, eye shadow, toys and vending machine candy.

  10. Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Solutions To Power The Water Industry Toward $695.96B In 2018
    7/26/2018

    Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis, Global Outlook of the Water Industry, reveals that Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled smart meters and digitalized solutions are driving the global water market as rising water stress is creating a constant demand for advanced technologies