The Column-02-22-2012

The level of pollutants present in water bodies is most commonly judged against set environmental quality standards (EQSs) that vary among different countries.

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February 22, 2012

Banned substance use in sports still remains a controversial and highly publicized subject. A team of scientists from the Italian Sports Medicine Federation in Rome, Italy, has developed a screening procedure specifically designed for the detection of saccharides and polyalcohols in human urine, focusing specifically on dextran, hydroxyethyl starch and mannitol.

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Incognito laments the lack of knowledge of some analytical scientists and calls for more opportunities for professional development in 2012.

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February 22, 2012

A team of scientists has conducted an experiment using capillary-scale ion chromatography with suppressed conductivity detection to analyse gunshot residues, sweat and latent human fingerprints.

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February 22, 2012

The 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award has been awarded to Professor Milos V. Novotny, Indiana University, Indiana, USA.

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February 22, 2012

A recent discovery in the Atai mountains of southern Siberia has presented some of the oldest known evidence of dog domestication.

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Pittcon is returning to the sunny city of Orlando, the fourth largest airport destination in the United States.