The Column-05-02-2013

A sensitive method for quantitation of pyrethroids in surface water and sediment samples using GC?MS?MS is proposed.

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Incognito wonders why connections cannot be more sophisticated.

This article shows how TD-GC-TOF-MS can be used to analyse the vapours released by strawberries.

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May 02, 2013

Professor Boguslaw Buszewski, Chairman of ISC 2012 and President of EuSSS, CeGSS and the Polish Chemical Society, reveals the highlights of last year's illuminating programme.

The Column spoke to Dr Ailsa Benton - an "ice core" analytical scientist from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) research team - about the role of chromatography in climate change.

A team of researchers from the Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan have developed a metabolomics-based approach to diagnose early-stage pancreatic cancer.1 The method uses gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry (GC?MS).

Thermo Fisher Scientific (Massachusetts, USA) will acquire Life Technologies Corporation (California, USA) under the terms of a definitive agreement signed earlier this week.

Shimadzu officially opened a new laboratory building called ?Laboratory World? at the company?s headquarters in Duisberg, Germany on the 15th of April,. The building was officially opened in a traditional Japanese ceremony by the President and CEO of Shimadzu, Akira Nakamoto; the Japanese Consul, Kiyoshi Koinuma; and Duisberg?s Lord Mayor, Soren Link.