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  • Scientific Imaging: To Sharpen or Obscure?

    Scientific Imaging: To Sharpen or Obscure?

    Monday, October 01, 2012
    Technical Article
    Jerry Sedgewick
    In the world of scientific imaging, the matter of whether or not to sharpen an image can pose an ethical question: Does sharpening change the essential nature of the image? read more
  • Applications of PTR-MS in Medicine and Biotechnology

    Applications of PTR-MS in Medicine and Biotechnology

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Technical Article
    Wolfgang Singer, Jens Herbig, Rene Gutmann, Klaus Winkler, Ingrid Kohl, Armin Hansel
    Proton transfer reaction-mass spectrometry (PTR-MS) is a well-established analytical tool for the measurement of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and offers real-time detection and ... read more
  • Enterprise Thinking: Driving Open Standards Adoption in the Laboratory

    Enterprise Thinking: Driving Open Standards Adoption in the Laboratory

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Trish Meek, Séamus Mac Conaonaigh
    With the continued rise in the cost of drug research and development, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and research companies are rethinking the way they do business. read more
  • Improving FTIR Operation With a Contaminant Analysis Program

    Improving FTIR Operation With a Contaminant Analysis Program

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    John Monti
    Spectrum search (library search) is a procedure often used in contaminant analysis. It consists of using the search function included in Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) software or specialized ... read more
  • Effective Forensic Sample Tracking and Handling

    Effective Forensic Sample Tracking and Handling

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Tal Murthy, Brian Hewson
    With implications for the success of a legal case, forensic samples must be stored under optimal conditions to avoid DNA deterioration. Failure to maintain proper storage conditions can result in ... read more
  • Benefits of an Integrated Laboratory (iLAB)

    Benefits of an Integrated Laboratory (iLAB)

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Robert Pavlis
    An iLAB, or integrated laboratory, is a new type of laboratory informatics system—a total laboratory automation system. The value of an iLAB can best be appreciated by exploring four key problems with... read more
  • Challenging Chromatographic Peak Integration

    Challenging Chromatographic Peak Integration

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Shaun Quinn
    Integration is a fundamental task that all chromatographers perform on a daily basis. Due to faster chromatography, which is creating more data every day, the amount of time spent on integration is ... read more
  • Identifying Trace Compounds in Complex Mixtures With MS Data-Processing Software

    Identifying Trace Compounds in Complex Mixtures With MS Data-Processing Software

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Gareth M. Roberts
    With the ultimate aim of protecting workers, consumers, and the environment, industry regulations are continually expanding with respect to monitoring the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted by ... read more
  • Accurate Determination of Amino Acids in High-Carbohydrate-Containing Samples

    Accurate Determination of Amino Acids in High-Carbohydrate-Containing Samples

    Sunday, October 01, 2006
    Technical Article
    Valoran P. Hanko, Jeffrey S. Rohrer
    In a high-sensitivity amino acid analysis (AAA) technique that does not require sample derivatization, both amino acids and carbohydrates are separated by high-performance anion-exchange ... read more
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