The Column-07-09-2019

The Column
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July 10, 2019

Pascal Cardinael and Valérie Agasse from the University of Rouen, in Mont‑Saint-Aignan, France, reveal the rationale behind miniaturization and the latest developments in miniaturized gas chromatography (GC).

A group of researchers has investigated the impact of combined sewer overflow (CSO) on pharmaceutical and illicit drug use in central London using liquid chromatography–high-resolution mass spectrometry (LC–HRMS).

MilliporeSigma has announced the winners of its Advance Biotech Grant programme in North America.

A biennial meeting jointly organized by the Environmental Chemistry Group, Separation Sciences Group, and the Water Science Forum, and discussing the latest advances in the analysis of complex environmental matrices, is now in its eighth year. The most recent iteration of the event occurred on Friday 22 February 2019 in the Science Suite, Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, in London, UK. This meeting review offers an overview of what is happening in the industry.

In this instalment of the LCGC Blog, Tony Taylor discusses noisy baselines in high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC).

A preview of the upcoming 30th International Symposium on Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis (PBA 2019), which is due to be held on 15–18 September 2019 at the Convention Centre of The Dan Panorama Hotel in Tel Aviv, Israel.

R.D. McDowall has written an excellent book on data integrity and data governance. Those who need to understand what this is should read the book and follow his advice. He has included both what the regulations and regulators say and what we need to do to be in compliance. This is a scalable approach with enhancements for larger items and shortcuts for smaller items, with numerous examples throughout the book.

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