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What do an ancient Chinese Ruler and Waters’ Mass Spectrometry Research Team have in common?

By February 8, 2016

Tea is very important to them! If Waters Wilmslow ran out of tea it is likely the MS Research Team would struggle to function. The ancient Chinese Ruler, Emperor Jing Di, took tea to the grave… Read more >

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Is Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry Child’s Play?

By December 4, 2015

On Wednesday evening after dinner and my usual digestif, I was watching the webcast “Making Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry Routine” when my son walked by. “Wow dad, that’s kind of cool! What the heck is… Read more >

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Analytical Chemists Are Going Extinct?

By October 2, 2015

Endangered analytical chemists face myriad obstacles today – lower than average job forecasts 1, costly and timely training, demand for more versatile knowledge, tighter regulations, and massive data management requirements. Perhaps most significantly, mass spectrometry… Read more >

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Waters COI Partner brings food fraud into the spotlight again

By July 31, 2015

Global trading of herbs and spices can be traced back for thousands of years. Historically they were considered a rare and precious commodity, but methods to determine their authenticity were only very basic, creating a… Read more >

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NASA’s New Horizons set the standards, Waters Xevo users benefit

By July 27, 2015

NASA made history again recently as the spacecraft New Horizons successfully flew by Pluto, the last of the nine ‘classical’ planets, to gather valuable data about an area of our solar system that we know… Read more >

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Ion mobility: Providing better answers for age-old problems

By June 26, 2015

For many years, the prevailing wisdom has been that in the event of chromatographic coelution, caused by complex samples, what is needed is a high-resolution mass spectrometer that can accurately identify different species contained within… Read more >

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Microflow LC-MS in Early Discovery through Development

By April 23, 2015

Let’s face it. Microflow LC-MS is a challenge. Only a few do it well, and even fewer do it well consistently. And for those who have had success, their methods can completely fall apart when… Read more >

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Is Ion Mobility Ready for Routine Use?

By April 15, 2015

Sitting in the Waters’ John Dalton Suite in Wilmslow, England two weeks ago felt somewhat duplicitous. Here we were, in the part of the world considered the birthplace of Mass Spectrometry (MS), about to embark… Read more >

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Full Spectrum Molecular Imaging: More Than Just Pretty Pictures

By March 13, 2015

The spatial distribution of molecules throughout a sample can provide a wealth of information regarding biological, physiological, and chemical phenomena and processes. One of the most recent and exciting developments in the study of molecular… Read more >

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Have we bridged the gap between qual and quan using HRMS?

By March 2, 2015

Increasing Size, Complexity and Potency: The Bioanalytical Challenge of the Next Decade, was the theme for the 3-day APA India held in Mumbai, India from February 23-25, 2015. Close to 300 attendees gathered to discuss… Read more >

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