The Column-04-24-2015

Selected dietary supplements labelled to contain Acacia rigidula have been found to be adulterated with the amphetamine isomer ?-methylphenylethylamine (BMPEA).

A new study presents a proteomics approach to investigate changes at the molecular scale that could control whether or not embyro implantation using IVF is successful.

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April 24, 2015

Researchers from the University of Colorado have characterized flow?back water generated from fracking activities, using a combination of analytical techniques, to determine how best to treat wastewater so that it can be recycled.

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Miniaturization has been one of the biggest trends in recent years. This article discusses the evolution and current applications of lab?on-a-chip technology in chromatography and explores the possibility of a new market for microfluidics in separation science.

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Dr Vera Thoss from Bangor University (Bangor, Wales) spoke to Bethany Degg of The Column about her work investigating the chemistry of plants and the value of flash chromatography in this area of research.

Selected highlights of new products launched at Pittcon 2015.

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April 24, 2015

Incognito offers his views on Pittcon 2015. What were your experiences like and did you have any arguments?

The fate and modification of nanoparticles in real life matrices can be investigated by the combination of field-flow fractionation (FFF) with inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP–MS). This article explains more.

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