North America

May 31, 2009
By LCGC Editors
Thermo Fisher Scientific (San Jose, California) announced that it has been presented with the ACHEMA 2009 Innovation Award for the category of Laboratory and Analytical Techniques.
May 31, 2009
By LCGC Editors
The Pittsburgh Conference released the call for papers for Pittcon 2010, which will be held February 28 to March 5, 2010, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
May 31, 2009
By LCGC Editors
Agilent Technologies, Inc. (Santa Clara, California) announced it has jointly developed a method to detect and identify perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in water and soil using high-performance liquid chromatography? mass spectrometry (HPLC?MS) with the China National Environmental Monitoring Center (CNEMC).
May 31, 2009
By LCGC Editors
PerkinElmer, Inc., (Waltham, Massachusetts) has entered into a resale arrangement with LEAP Technologies Inc. (Carrboro, North Carolina).
May 31, 2009
By LCGC Editors
Malvern Instruments (Westborough, Massachusetts) has more than doubled the size of its web seminar program.
Apr 30, 2009
LCGC North America
The guest columnists review SBSE and HSSE and examine their advantages and limitations, along with providing approaches to overcoming the latter.
Apr 30, 2009
LCGC North America
This is the third installment in a series of LC Troubleshooting columns that focus on calibration curves used for LC methods. Here, John Dolan considers some alternate ways to look at the data to determine if they appear to be normal or are trying to tell us something is amiss.
Apr 30, 2009
LCGC North America
The ionic strength of a sample and the solvent used to dissolve it play a pivotal role in routine capillary electrophoresis (CE).
Apr 30, 2009
By LCGC Editors
The Chemical Heritage Foundation announced that David and Alice Schwartz, founders of Bio-Rad Laboratories (Hercules, California) will receive the organization?s fourth annual Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award for Supporting Industries.
Apr 30, 2009
By LCGC Editors
Thermo Fisher Scientific?s (Waltham, Massachusetts) Cambridge, UK, facility has been awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise 2009 in the Outstanding Innovation category for its iCAP 6000 Series inductively couple plasma?optical emission spectrometry (ICP?OES) system.