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  • Interview With Richard Peters, President of NuAire, Inc.

    Interview With Richard Peters, President of NuAire, Inc.

    Tuesday, April 01, 2014
    Application Note
    Maria Stone
    Max D. Peters started the company back in 1971. He was an avionics engineer at Honeywell and he worked on satellites, aircraft, and other projects involving HEPA [high efficiency particle air] ... read more
  • The Role of Synthetic DNA in Big DNA and Genetics Research

    The Role of Synthetic DNA in Big DNA and Genetics Research

    Friday, August 02, 2013
    Technical Article
    Dan Gibson, Hans Packer
    Synthetic biology is defined as the de novo design and construction of biological devices and systems, and as such is heavily reliant on the use of synthetic DNA. The size and sequence of potential ... read more
  • Product Intelligence: Thermal Cyclers: Behind the Technology

    Product Intelligence: Thermal Cyclers: Behind the Technology

    Friday, June 28, 2013
    Technical Article
    Caitlin Smith
    Also referred to as thermocyclers, DNA amplifiers, or PCR machines, thermal cyclers are a vital part of the molecular biology laboratory. Many choices of thermal cycler are available, and this article... read more
  • Awarding Innovation: The Pittcon® 2013 Editors’ Awards

    Awarding Innovation: The Pittcon® 2013 Editors’ Awards

    Friday, May 10, 2013
    Technical Article
    Marian Nardozzi
    Pittcon® offers many different award ceremonies for outstanding scientific achievement to members of the scientific community; however, there is only one award for innovations in instrumentation. The... read more
  • Microscopy + Spectroscopy: Pittcon® 2013 Celebrates the Power of Two

    Microscopy + Spectroscopy: Pittcon® 2013 Celebrates the Power of Two

    Thursday, March 07, 2013
    Technical Article
    Barbara Foster
    The year 2013 celebrates a new benchmark for imaging at Pittcon®. Historically, Pittcon has not been considered an imaging meeting, despite the fact that a review of Pittcon 2012 statistics revealed ... read more
  • Light-Emitting Diodes: A New Solution for Fluorescence

    Light-Emitting Diodes: A New Solution for Fluorescence

    Saturday, October 01, 2011
    Technical Article
    Barbara Foster
    From the dramatic increase in new fluorophores to the proliferation of techniques like total internal reflection fluorescence (TIRF), photoactivated localization microscopy (PALM), and stochastic... read more
  • New Products at Pittcon® 2011

    New Products at Pittcon® 2011

    Thursday, March 10, 2011
    Application Note
    Jeanely Hunt, MS, MBA
    The following includes some of the latest advances in laboratory instrumentation debuting at Pittcon® 2011. read more
  • Image-Based Cell Analysis in Microplates

    Image-Based Cell Analysis in Microplates

    Friday, January 23, 2009
    Application Note
    Valerie Vincent
    Robert Hooke, a pioneer of microscope illumination techniques, looked through his compound microscope in 1665 and made the first image-based analysis of cells. read more
  • Miniaturized FTIR for Maximized Productivity

    Miniaturized FTIR for Maximized Productivity

    Tuesday, March 01, 2005
    Application Note
    Ken Fredeen, John S. Seelenbinder, Mark L. Norman
    In today’s fast-paced business environment, many companies are under pressure to improve their productivity. This is especially true in the pharmaceutical industry, where reducing time-to-market ... read more
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