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When you set reference standards, you need a gold-standard measuring tool

By June 7, 2017

How WEQAS is expanding their capabilities with a Waters Xevo TQ-XS Many laboratories participate in external quality assurance proficiency programs, which enable them to compare their results to those of other laboratories. This is essential… Read more >

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What do you get if you combine mass spectrometry with 5000 cups of beer, 1000 glasses of wine, and 600 servings of mac ‘n’ cheese?

By July 1, 2016

… A successful ASMS 2016! ASMS is definitely one of the highlights of our year and here at Waters we are only just recovering from this year’s event and, can you believe it, starting to… 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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Pumping Ions – An Exercise in Engineering Sensitivity Into the Xevo TQ-XS Mass Spectrometer

By May 24, 2016

The challenge: Create the most sensitive mass spectrometer for quantitative analysis. That’s a tall order for any design engineering team. When given that assignment for a next-generation, tandem quadrupole mass spectrometer, our design engineers first… Read more >

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Tandem Quad Mass Spectrometry: The Foundation of Product Safety, Efficacy, and Decision-making

By May 17, 2016

There is a rightfully high expectation from consumers that the amounts of compounds and ingredients that producers report in their goods are accurate down to trace levels.  Whether personally or professionally, we all rely on… Read more >

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