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A Virus Gives Up One of Its Long-Held Secrets to Researchers at the National University of Singapore

By October 11, 2017

Eradicating all the mosquitoes that may cause Dengue fever isn’t a realistic solution. Instead, researchers at the NUS are using advanced analytical technologies to understand what causes the virus to incubate and spread – and thus, to find a way to stop it.

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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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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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What’s the big deal about ion mobility mass spectrometry?

By April 29, 2016

Ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) is a technique that differentiates ions based on their size, shape, charge, and mass. While often used in small, portable devices at airports and remote locations for rapidly detecting small molecules… Read more >

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Tof-HRMS: Rescuing Low-Exposure Bioanalysis Applications from Chemical Noise

By April 18, 2016

The drug development process requires pharmacokinetic (PK) analysis to be performed as part of safety and efficacy studies in both preclinical species and human subjects. For high-sensitivity bioanalysis, liquid chromatography (LC) coupled to a triple… 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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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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John McLean, Vanderbilt University and Structural Mass Spectrometry

By March 9, 2015

The advancing role of ion mobility MS in systems biology At our  Pittcon conference on Monday, March 9, 2015, we showcased the innovative work of Prof. John McLean of Vanderbilt University’s Center for Innovative Technology.… Read more >

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Discovery OMICS for Food Authenticity Testing

By December 8, 2014

There is increased concern regarding the authenticity of basmati rice throughout the world. For years, traders have been passing off a lesser quality rice as the world’s finest long-grained, aromatic rice, basmati, in key markets like… Read more >

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