The Column-03-09-2015

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March 09, 2015

Kate Mosford of The Column spoke to Miguel Herrero of the Institute of Food Science Research (CIAL-CSIC) at the Spanish National Research Council, in Madrid, Spain, about his research in foodomics-based approaches, the evolution of food analysis, and the benefits of 2D LC in this application.

The regulatory and practical issues that surround allergenic fragrance use within cosmetics and cleaning products are explored in this article.

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March 09, 2015

The 39th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography (ISCC) and the 12th GCGC Symposium will be held jointly from 17–21 May 2015 in Ft. Worth, Texas, USA. This preview explains more.

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March 09, 2015

This year, we are pleased to honour an outstanding chromatographer, Joseph Jack Kirkland, as the winner of the 2015 LCGC Lifetime Achievement in Chromatography Award.

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Vinyl flooring in the home could be a key source of phthalates ingested and inhaled by children, according to a new study. The work was performed as part of an ongoing project by the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health (CCCEH) at Columbia University in New York, USA, and followed a cohort of women and children living in New York city to investigate the impact of phthalate exposure on the health of children.

Thermo Fisher Scientific (Waltham, Massachusetts, USA) has acquired Advanced Scientifics, Inc. (ASI) (Millersburg, Pennsylvania, USA) for $300 million (US) in cash.

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March 09, 2015

On Monday 2 February the New York State Attorney General’s office sent letters to four major retailers accusing them of selling fraudulent herbal supplements and demanding that they remove the products from their shelves. To the surprise of many analytical chemists, however, the accusations were based on DNA barcoding technology rather than chromatographic analysis.

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March 09, 2015

PerkinElmer and Waters Collaborate

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March 09, 2015

The University of Leicester and Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, UK, are starting a clinical trial into a gas chromatography–field asymmetric ion mobility spectrometry sensor (Owlstone Nanotech Ltd.) for the detection of early-stage lung cancer.

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