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Flow Imaging Microscopy for Bovine Rumen Fluid – A New Way to Monitor Ecosystem Health
Using FlowCam to image MOO-ving particles? …you’re on the right tract! Corralling food through a cow’s digestive system is no small task, yet the …
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Air pollution event over the New York City metropolitan area (photo by A. Laskin)
Purdue University Uses FlowCam Nano to Study Atmospheric Aerosols' Effect on Climate Change
The Alexander Laskin Research Group at Purdue University is a "multi-disciplinary experimental group with research interests in the areas of …
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Using Flow Imaging Microscopy to Assess Properties of Pollutive Dryer Lint
The FlowCam has been used in marine and freshwater applications since its invention in 1999. Since then, it has been found to be valuable across many …
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Hunting Energy Services Uses FlowCam for Manufacturing and R&D Fluid Cleanliness Measurement
Hunting Energy Services (HES), Subsea Technologies Division, is a manufacturer of subsea hydraulic products for the oil and gas industry. Their suite …
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20 Years of FlowCam Applications
What CAN'T be run through the FlowCam? The list below shows the majority of substances that have been imaged and analyzed on the FlowCam over the …
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Detecting Contaminates in Stormwater Runoff with Hydro International
Contaminates in stormwater runoff that feed into our waterways are a leading cause of environmental pollution. Hydro International (a UK company with …
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Effects of Microplastics on Maine Lobster: New Maine Sea Grant Awarded to Bigelow Lab
A Maine Sea Grant has just been awarded to Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science to study the effects on the lobster, one of Maine's most economically …
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FlowCam for Oil in Water Particle Analysis
How do you perform Oil in Water analysis? Flow Imaging Microscopy provides more comprehensive data than laser diffraction, beyond just count and size …
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FlowCam collage of oil and gas completion fluid particles
Better Cleanliness Testing of Hydraulic Fluid, Lubrication Oil, and Fuel with FlowCam
Hydraulic fluids, lubrication oils, and fuel need to be monitored for cleanliness according to standards such as ISO 4406 or NAS 1638. Optical …
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Fooled Copepods Ingest Dimethyl Sulfide-Infused Microplastics
December 2018 — Can microplastics be mistaken for algae? A recent study by the University of Plymouth and the Plymouth Marine Laboratory demonstrated …
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Microplastic Fibers imaged by the FlowCam
Are Blue Mussels the New Microplastic Fiber Sink? A study by Bigelow Lab
December 2018 — Microplastics are an ubiquitous concern for the world's oceans. Increasing demand for consumer plastics has resulted in an estimated …
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FlowCam collage of microplastic fibers
Microplastics in Our Oceans: How Can We Study These Microscopic Pollutants?
Microplastics are ubiquitous. They result from the breakdown of larger plastic waste (plastic bottles, bags, straws, glitter, fishing nets, …
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