The Column-09-06-2011

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September 06, 2011

A technique has been developed that allows scientists to track urban atmospheric plumes from manmade biofuels using a unique isotopic signature found in vehicle emissions.

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September 06, 2011

Researchers have found evidence that some of the building blocks of DNA that have been found in carbon-rich meteorites, may have been created in space and could have provided a molecular kit for the origins of life on Earth

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September 06, 2011

The cardiovascular benefits of drinking red wine are well known but far less well known are the mechanisms behind this effect. A new study into red wine polyphenols has suggested that they may be helping to protect omega-3 fatty acids from breaking down in the body.1

ASTM International (ASTM), formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials, is a globally recognized, non-profit organization made up of committees that develop and publish international voluntary consensus standards. Three ASTM committees (D02, D03 and D16) develop standards for measuring the physical and chemical properties of petrochemical products, including analysis of sulphur content by gas chromatography (GC) using sulphur selective detectors.

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September 06, 2011

A study into the way that the tropical parasite Leishmania uses the nutrients they need to grow has provided researchers with drug targets that could be used to combat them.

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September 06, 2011

Meeting review of HPLC 2011 held in Budapest, Hungary.

In this article we look at the determination of phthalate esters in childcare products and children's toys by GC-MS.