The Column-10-26-2015

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October 26, 2015

Incognito talks uncertainty.

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could make nitrogen work for applications where helium is not an option?

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This article discusses what recent advances in gel permeation chromatography/size-exclusion chromatography (GPC/SEC) can deliver in polymer development.

A method specifically developed to measure the molar mass distribution (MMD) of polyolefins in a manufacturing plant laboratory has been developed. It is demonstrated that the total cycle time, including the sample dissolution step, can be reduced to around 30 min, well in line with the process control requirements.

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October 26, 2015

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October 26, 2015

A new chromatographic method to detect paralytic shellfish toxins (PSTs) in food has been developed by a team of scientists from the Swedish Research Agency.PSTs pose a threat to seafood and drinking water from natural contamination, but could also be used to deliberately contaminate food, according to the authors.

Click the title above to open The Column January 2015 Europe & Asia issue, Volume 11, Number 19, in an interactive PDF format.

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October 25, 2015

Mars, Incorporated (McLean, Virginia, USA) has announced the opening of its Global Food Safety Center, a first-of-its-kind facility for pre-competitive research and training that aims to raise global food safety standards through collaboration.