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  • Climate Change: Measurements and Effects June 11, 2021
    As we come to the close of #WorldOceansWeek, climate change is on our minds at Qubit Systems, as are the many impacts this existential threat is having on both aquatic and terrestrial environments. Monitoring the effects of climate change is the research focus of many Qubit clients. A selection of the instruments we design and […]
  • Gas Exchange Chambers for Photosynthesis and Respirometry May 21, 2021
    Today - Thursday May 20th - is World Bee Day, and a reminder to say thanks to all those pollinators we depend upon. This week's newsletter focuses on chambers in which to study the physiology of bees, other insects, animals, aquatic organisms, plants and microbes. Whatever your requirements, Qubit has a long history of providing […]
  • Time to Celebrate Photosynthesis May 7, 2021
    Twenty-six years ago, Qubit's first products were designed to provide affordable photosynthesis measurements in the laboratory and the field. Since then, we have continued to develop a broad range of accurate, rugged and cost-effective products to monitor photosynthetic rate in both terrestrial and aquatic environments, as well as providing ancillary equipment for gas monitoring and […]
  • Introduction to Respirometry April 26, 2021
    What is respirometry and how is it measured? See our one-page informational resource: a simple setup diagram, the difference between open and closed systems, and current practices for measuring aquatic and human metabolism. The post Introduction to Respirometry appeared first on Qubit Systems.
  • Animal Respirometry: If it respires, we can measure it April 15, 2021
    Over our 26 year history, the team at Qubit Systems has provided respirometry systems to measure metabolism in cattle, pigs, dogs, cats, turtles, drosophila, black widow spiders, bats, turkeys and humans. We are currently developing a system for Deakin University in Australia to monitor seal weaners in the Arctic. Are you working with a "difficult" […]