News All the news from June 2006 Opinion Zosimus looks at the image chromatography has amongst the next generation of separation scientists and tells us why we should forget the past and look to the future. Market Trends & Analysis Glenn Cudiamat updates us on the growing importance of analytical instrumentation to homeland security. Country focus This month we look at some of the latest innovations from Scandinavia. Reversed-phase column selectivity Uwe D. Neue, Bonnie A. Alden, Susan Corman and Joe C. Arsenault. USP analysis of tetracylines using reversed-phase polymeric HPLC columns Linda L. Lloyd and Keeley J. Mapp Supplies & Services Monolith columns for fast, high-resolution HPLC Srinivasa Rao, Jim Thayer and Ilze Birznieks Q&A John Christensen of ESA Biosciences speaks to The Column about its brand new breed of universal HPLC detector based on aerosol discharging.