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  • The Story of MALS

    The Story of MALS

    Saturday, October 05, 2013
    Technical Article
    Philip J. Wyatt
    The concept of measuring light scattered from a solution at each of a plurality of angles simultaneously began in late 1976 in a very unlikely application. At that time, scientists from Science ... read more
  • A Sensitive and Selective GC/MS Method for Analyzing Persistent Organic Pollutants Using a Novel Ionization Source

    A Sensitive and Selective GC/MS Method for Analyzing Persistent Organic Pollutants Using a Novel ...

    Friday, October 04, 2013
    Application Note
    Jody Dunstan
    Charge transfer chemical ionization (CI) was among the ionization types studied decades ago by researchers investigating fundamental Characteristics of chemical ionization. However, the technique was ... read more
  • Focus on Separation Science at Pittcon® 2012: Advances in Gas Chromatography

    Focus on Separation Science at Pittcon® 2012: Advances in Gas Chromatography

    Monday, May 07, 2012
    Technical Article
    Robert L. Stevenson
    For gas chromatography (GC), the big news at Pittcon® 2012 was the absence of Agilent and PerkinElmer. This was a consequence of an overall downsizing caused by the “six-year effect” where the cycles ... read more
  • Food Safety Testing and New Technologies

    Food Safety Testing and New Technologies

    Friday, February 03, 2012
    Application Note
    Mukta M. Shukla
    Just as Alexander Fleming’s groundbreaking discoveries on penicillin ushered in a new era of antibacterial agents to extend human lifespans, it was the work of Louis Pasteur that helped introduce the ... read more
  • Focus on Columns and Consumables at Pittcon® 2011

    Focus on Columns and Consumables at Pittcon® 2011

    Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Technical Article
    Robert L. Stevenson
    Columns, chemicals, and consumables (CCCs) account for more than 30% of the chromatography market. read more
  • Effective UPLC Implementation

    Effective UPLC Implementation

    Wednesday, April 06, 2011
    Technical Article
    Mark Dawson
    As the science of HPLC has evolved over the years, we have witnessed many changes to HPLC chemistry and instrumentation. read more
  • A New-Generation Microwave Digestion System

    A New-Generation Microwave Digestion System

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Application Note
    Carl Chan
    Since the laboratory microwave digestion system first became commercially available in the 1980s, sample preparation has become mainstream, and the preparation of samples for atomic spectroscopy has ... 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
  • Fish-Related Standard Reference Materials

    Fish-Related Standard Reference Materials

    Sunday, February 01, 2009
    Technical Article
    Michele Schantz, Stephen A. Wise, Steven J. Christopher, W. Clay Davis, Rusty D. Day, Jennifer M. Keller, John R. Kucklick, Stephen E. Long, Elizabeth A. Mackey, David Point, Barbara J. Porter, Dianne L. Poster, Katherine E. Sharpless, Gregory C. Turk
    Humans have been eating fish for thousands of years, enjoying its nutritional benefits. In extreme cases, health risks posed by contaminants can outweigh the health benefits imparted by fish ... read more
  • Aligning Ultrafast NMR Spectroscopy and Cold Probe Technology to Reveal the Mysteries of Protein Dynamics

    Aligning Ultrafast NMR Spectroscopy and Cold Probe Technology to Reveal the Mysteries of Protein ...

    Wednesday, March 01, 2006
    Application Note
    Judit Losonczi, Eriks Kupce, George Gray, Peter Sandor, Bernhard Brutscher
    The understanding of protein dynamics, the way these molecules fold to form a stable structure, interact with other molecules, or undergo changes during enzyme activity, etc., in their native ... read more
  • Procurement and Supply of Cell Storage Systems for the Biotechnology Laboratory

    Procurement and Supply of Cell Storage Systems for the Biotechnology Laboratory

    Thursday, December 01, 2005
    Technical Article
    Steve Scheuring, Jim Gordon
    Specifying a cell storage system is an important decision for any life sciences laboratory. read more
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