Navigation Links
Tests show LLNL detection instrument can monitor the air for all major terrorist threat substances
Date:6/12/2008

lion particles studied, there were so few that no alarms would have been triggered.

"What distinguishes SPAMS from other instruments is the high-quality information we receive from the instrument in the form of single-particle mass spectra," Frank said. "As a result, we get specificity and many fewer false alarms. We're very enthusiastic about how the system is working, not only in the lab but also in field tests."

For the future, the Livermore team would like to develop ways to make the SPAMS machine smaller and less expensive.

They would like to find opportunities for additional field tests, such as at airports, where SPAMS could be used to screen checked and carry-on baggage and at passenger portals. The instrument also could assist in screening people for disease and might help law enforcement authorities in examining suspicious powder samples.


'/>"/>

Contact: Steve Wampler
wampler1@llnl.ogv
925-423-3107
DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Fraud attempt in a paternity test modifies action protocol in DNA tests
2. At home genomic tests for disease risk premature
3. Biomagnetics developed for use in new breast cancer tests
4. Taser Notices Intent to Serve Subpoena for Information on Old NIJ Tests in Taser v. Stinger
5. Scripps scientists develop new tests that identify lethal prion strains quickly and accurately
6. Direct-to-consumer advertising for genetic tests concerns physicians and may mislead patients
7. K-State Veterinary Lab routinely tests for bluetongue virus
8. PETA awards $120,000 to Duluth Foundation for advancing non-animal tests
9. Study finds environmental tests help predict hospital-acquired Legionnaires disease risk
10. New chemically-sensitive MRI scan may bypass some invasive diagnostic tests in next decade
11. Marine chemist says not so fast to quick oil detection method
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/24/2014)... led by the University of York has carried out ... Western Indian Ocean. , The results, reported in ... revolution in the management of marine protected areas, with ... km in the region now under local community ... the seas and coasts designed to protect wildlife from ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... scientists from Singapore have developed Asia,s first genetic test ... that affects the cornea called corneal stromal dystrophy which ... , Called the POLARIS TGFBI (Transforming Growth Factor beta ... in the diagnosis and management of patients with corneal ... a TGFBI mutation who may also be at risk ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... A new study of identical twins has found that ... The study, in the journal Child Development , ... and King,s College London. , "Since reading is an ... for reading instruction," according to Stuart J. Ritchie, research ... led the study. "Early remediation of reading problems might ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Western Indian Ocean communities play vital role in conservation 2Singapore team develops Asia's first genetic test that can prevent corneal blindness 2Singapore team develops Asia's first genetic test that can prevent corneal blindness 3Stronger early reading skills predict higher intelligence later 2
... a perceived danger, is a response that differs from ... scientists thought. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University are ... has implications for helping clinicians better treat victims of ... and his graduate student Rony Izhar of Tel Aviv ...
... biologists at the University of Toronto (U of T) ... determining whether a species opts for sexual over asexual ... Becks and Professor Aneil Agrawal of the Department of ... spatially heterogenous environments habitats characterized by uneven concentrations ...
... BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 14 Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... telecommunications and biometrics industries, has scheduled a conference call to ... on Thursday, October 28, 2010, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. ... host the earnings conference call. This call is ...
Cached Biology News:Is anxiety contagious? 2Is anxiety contagious? 3Aware, Inc. Announces Q3'10 Earnings Conference Call 2
(Date:7/24/2014)... July 24, 2014  Spherix Incorporated (SPEX) -- an ... monetization of intellectual property, today announced that the Company ... June 30, 2014 on Monday, August 18, 2014 for ... a.m. ET on Monday, August 18, 2014 to discuss ... the company,s CEO, Anthony Hayes . ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... Arab Emirates (UAE) (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 ... Century recently announced that its biobanking project, ... , Ph.D. to its growing Advisory Board. Scott ... very pleased to have Dr. Vaught onboard with Provia’s ... depth and expertise that Provia’s management team brings to ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... ANGELES , July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Think ... cognitive performance for the long term. They are the ... edge of sustained energy as an alternative to the ... Think Drinks on Indiegogo on July 29, 2014, with ... 30-day campaign. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/129697 ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... julio de 2014 ADB International Group ... anunciado hoy una asociación con Austen BioInnovation Institute ... el Instituto), para el propósito de llevar el ... de señal bioeléctrica (el E-QURE BST Device), al ... tiene una importante experiencia en cicatrización de heridas, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Spherix Schedules Shareholder Update Call 2Provia Laboratories Adds Dr. Jim Vaught, Ph.D., Former Chief of BBRB, to Advisory Board 2Provia Laboratories Adds Dr. Jim Vaught, Ph.D., Former Chief of BBRB, to Advisory Board 3Provia Laboratories Adds Dr. Jim Vaught, Ph.D., Former Chief of BBRB, to Advisory Board 4truBrain Neuroscientists To Launch More Effective, Healthier Alternative To Energy Drinks On Indiegogo 2ADB International Group Inc. anuncia una asociación con Austen BioInnovation Institute 2ADB International Group Inc. anuncia una asociación con Austen BioInnovation Institute 3ADB International Group Inc. anuncia una asociación con Austen BioInnovation Institute 4ADB International Group Inc. anuncia una asociación con Austen BioInnovation Institute 5ADB International Group Inc. anuncia una asociación con Austen BioInnovation Institute 6
... , , , ... Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN ) today announced that it will ... help further the research of inherited genetic factors that may play ... researchers at National Jewish with access to DNA collected from patients ...
... ... announced that Henry "Pete" Linsert, Jr. has joined its Board of Directors. , ... Alachua, FL (PRWEB) September ... joined its Board of Directors., , ,Mr. Linsert is President and CEO of Columbia ...
... BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 16 American Capital Ltd. ... 15, it completed the sale of its portfolio company Axygen ... Inc., to Corning Incorporated for approximately $400 million. The ... fee income, from the equity invested by American Capital,s affiliated ...
Cached Biology Technology:InterMune Announces Collaboration With National Jewish Health on NIH-Supported Genetic Research in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis 2InterMune Announces Collaboration With National Jewish Health on NIH-Supported Genetic Research in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis 3NovaMin Technology Inc. Welcomes New Board Member 2American Capital Receives $182 Million In Proceeds From Sale of Axygen Bioscience 2American Capital Receives $182 Million In Proceeds From Sale of Axygen Bioscience 3American Capital Receives $182 Million In Proceeds From Sale of Axygen Bioscience 4
RECK (F-20)...
... This adapter allows ... (AB-0800 and AB-1000) PCR ... in the ABI PRISM® ... contact ABgene® for information ...
... Eliminates nonspecific products due to inactivity ... allows extension through DNA regions which contain ... an 'A' overhang ,TEMPase II is ... Polymerase that remains inactive at room ...
... solution. Cleaves a-(1-3)- and ... and glycoproteins. It is particularly efficient for ... pH must be neutral or above, for ... Unit Definition: One unit will hydrolyze ...
Biology Products: