The Column-09-19-2013

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September 19, 2013

LCGC's On-line Highlights, Peaks of the Week, and News In Brief.

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Jan Christensen from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and LCGC Europe Editorial Advisory Board member, spoke to The Column about his research in chemometrics and its practical applications in oil spill analysis.

The rising interest in HILIC can be demonstrated by the growing number of publications and applications over the last 10 years. Applications range from food and nutrition, to cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and bioanalysis.

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September 19, 2013

Tosoh Application Note

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September 19, 2013

Incognito rallies a call on the power of published research. Is open access the way forward?

The first pilot study demonstrating the application of a prototype "scent device" (commercially known as "OdoReader") to detect bladder cancer has been published in the journal PLOS ONE.1

Analytical chemists from Indonesia have developed a metabolomics-based method to determine the authenticity of the world?s most expensive coffee, Asian palm civet coffee (Indonesian Kopi Luwak).1 Currently, there is no reliable, standard method for determining authenticity, making it an ideal target for fraud.