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Nourishing Food and Water Research

By September 12, 2018

Opening this week in Singapore is a new resource for scientists in the challenging position of needing analytical insights as part of their food and water research, but who lack access to state-of-the-art instrumentation … we’re so excited we wanted to share a preview!

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How to Detect Fipronil in Eggs: Tips for Pesticide Screening Laboratories

By May 22, 2018

We discuss analytical options using LC and GC with MS/MS to detect the pesticide fipronil in eggs for food safety testing.

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How Do Food Safety Laboratories Test for Acrylamide?

By March 30, 2018

Q&A time: What is acrylamide? How dangerous is it? How do food testing laboratories detect it?

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Lake Fear?

By July 10, 2017

Determining whether the cyanobacteria present in a water body are producing toxins requires laboratory testing. However, detection of microcystins is a challenging problem for water testing laboratories.

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What’s the Key to Long-Term Success in a Food Testing Laboratory? Reliability.

By June 8, 2017

Waters Corporation and PRIMORIS Belgium… a reliable relationship It makes sense, doesn’t it? No one likes being let down; disappointed. Especially when the consequences are significant. Take, for example, a specialized food testing laboratory –… Read more >

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How Water Treatment Plants Protect Fish from Disruptive Synthetic Hormones

By March 22, 2017

Waters partnered with Scottish Waters to develop and validate an analytical method for the analysis of synthetic estrogens – which can appear in fish – in surface water, crude influent, and final effluent from a waste water treatment plant using 2D LC-MS/MS.

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Listening to Underground Music at Washington State University

By March 21, 2017

Dr. Weller is Research Leader of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Services Wheat Health, Genetics and Quality Research Unit at Washington State University (WSU). His specialty is plant pathology, and the cutting-edge research that his research unit conducts, now with ion mobility mass spectrometry, solves problems affecting the production of small grains, wheat, and barley.

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Infographic: Simplifying the Screening Workflow for Extractables Testing

By February 2, 2017

How to design an analytical workflow to screen for extractables and leachables The safety of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and foodstuffs may be compromised by chemical compounds in the various types of packaging and food contact materials… Read more >

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Has Your Dinner Menu Been Quantified?

By May 26, 2016

For decades, food security was viewed exclusively through the lens of shortages. In the 1960s, when daily food availability in emerging countries was just 1,850 kcal per person as many as half of the world’s… Read more >

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Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry – Catch the Excitement!

By March 10, 2016

Interest in ion mobility mass spectrometry (IMS) technology is growing rapidly. The signs are everywhere. Since the year 2000, the number of abstracts submitted to ASMS mentioning ion mobility has grown more than 10-fold –… Read more >

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