The Column-10-07-2021

Sweating the Small Stuff—Are You Sure You Are Using Your Pipette Properly?

October 07, 2021

Cover Story

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Most analytical chemists believe their pipetting technique is infallible, but few of us are actually following all of the recommendations within the relevant guidance. Incognito investigates good pipetting practice and busts some of the urban myths behind what is probably the most widely used analytical tool.

Three-Dimensional Printing in Ion Mobility and Mass Spectrometry

October 07, 2021

Features

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Interest in three-dimensional (3D) printing technology is expanding rapidly. What impact can it have in mass spectrometry? Robert Winkler, of the Center for Research and Advanced Studies Irapuato, in Guanajuato, Mexico, is exploring this question. We recently spoke with Prof. Winkler about this work.