The Column-06-06-2011

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June 16, 2011

PerkinElmer has acquired Labtronics, a Canadian provider of procedures-based electronic laboratory notebook (ELN) solutions for laboratories performing routine analysis in multiple industries.

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June 14, 2011

A process has been developed that uses combinational peptide ligand libraries to determine whether Cola drinks have been flavoured using natural vegetable extracts or only with artificial chemical flavourings.

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The 2011 Manfred Donike award for scientific excellence in sports-doping testing has been presented to Simon Beuck and Nicolas Leuenberger.

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June 07, 2011

Waters has welcomed the Proteomics Core Facility at the Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA, into its Centers of Innovation programme.

Laboratories all around the world stand or fall by their reputation for accuracy and quality control.

This article describes modifications to US EPA Method 218.6 for detecting dissolved hexavalent chromium in drinking water, to permit a MDL of 0.001 µg/L

This article describes the current requirements for the analysis of POPs and the measures taken to improve workflows, enabling high throughput and low complexity screening using GC-MS-MS.