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Simon Fraser University Opens Suite of Mass Spectrometers for Natural Products Discovery Research

By May 9, 2016

As a graduate student at the University of British Columbia, Dr. Roger Linington discovered his future life’s work serendipitously. While studying sponges, it became clear to him that one of the challenges in studying macroorganisms… Read more >

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Authenticity of Herbal Supplements: The Analytical Tug-of-War

By February 6, 2015

Is DNA barcoding the best technique to test product authenticity or adulteration? Or chromatography and mass spectrometry? The New York State attorney general’s office accused four major retailers of selling fraudulent and potentially dangerous herbal… Read more >

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