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New Products: Jun 18, 2010


Thermo Fisher Scientific announced this week the extension of its LC-MS ion trap and triple stage quadrupole trade-in program to include trade-ins of instruments from any vendor.

Through September, customers can trade in any model of ion trap or triple stage quadrupole mass spectrometer and receive a discount on a new Thermo Fisher ion trap or triple stage quadrupole instrument.

Agilent Technologies has launched the 1200 Infinity Series of high-performance liquid chromatography and ultra-high performance liquid chromatography systems.

The series includes the new 1220 Infinity LC, the new 1260 Infinity LC, and the enhanced 1290 Infinity LC.

The company said that the 1220 and 1260 Infinity LCs offer "enhanced HPLC and [rapid-resolution LC] performance at an HPLC price," and are standardized on 600 bar system pressure, 80 Hz data-acquisition speed, and 2x or 10x higher UV sensitivity.

The Scan

Two J&J Doses

Johnson & Johnson says two doses of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine provides increased protection against symptomatic COVID-19, CNN reports.

Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Response in Kids

The Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in a lower-dose format appears to generate an immune response among children, according to the Washington Post.

Chicken Changes to Prevent Disease

The Guardian writes that researchers are looking at gene editing chickens to help prevent future pandemics.

PNAS Papers on Siberian Dog Ancestry, Insect Reproduction, Hippocampal Neurogenesis

In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture among Siberian dogs, hormone role in fruit fly reproduction, and more.