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Ready for What’s Next in Your Lab?

By October 23, 2020

In this series, we review considerations for keeping your lab at the forefront of science. As you adjust to living and working in a pandemic and anticipate future global and geopolitical events, Waters remains dedicated… Read more >

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Get Empowered: Method Validation | Tip #196, Validation Protocols: Carrying Out a Validation Study in Empower

By October 21, 2020

The workflow within the Validation Manager window includes a status update for each test as it is carried out and results are generated. In this week’s tip, we will learn how to carry out a Validation Study.

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The Evolving Regulations Guiding Nitrosamines

By October 19, 2020

In July 2018, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) reported the recall of a number of products containing the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) valsartan due to contamination with a known carcinogen, dimethyl nitrosamine, also referred to… Read more >

Categories: Pharmaceutical

Get Empowered: Method Validation | Tip #195, Validation Protocols: Creating Validation Studies in Empower

By October 14, 2020

In previous Empower Tips, we discussed creating a Validation Protocols, in this week’s tip, we will learn how to create a Validation Study based on that protocol.

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Waters ACQUITY PREMIER Columns: A New Solution for Sample Loss of Metal-sensitive Analytes

By October 14, 2020

Why do we lose compounds while trying to measure them? Are they disappearing? Are they breaking down? Why and how? It all starts with adsorption and for certain metal-sensitive analytes, it renders chromatographic analysis using… Read more >

Categories: Columns, PREMIER Blog Series, Technologies

Late Night’s in the Laboratory

By October 11, 2020

Late nights in the laboratory seem to be the only thing I can really count on when I am trying to get reproducible chromatography for certain compounds. But what I really want, is to go… Read more >

Categories: Columns, PREMIER Blog Series, Technologies

Legacy of Innovation

By October 7, 2020

As our founder, Jim Waters, turns ninety-five this month, we are looking back on a legacy of unlocking the ​potential of science he began building in 1958. Waters has been at the forefront of scientific innovation… Read more >

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Get Empowered: Method Lifecycle Management | Tip #194, Sample Set Method Templates with Empower

By October 7, 2020

Manually creating or editing older sample set methods increase the risks of generating incorrect standard curves and standard bracketing, as well as the risks of incorrectly accommodating all samples to be acquired. In this week’s tip, we will discuss how Sample Set Method Templates prevent these risks to reduce and prevent method-related investigations.

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Chords and Chemistry and the Benefits of Choosing Wisely

By October 2, 2020
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“A true measure of excellence for Waters is in orchestrating consistent instrument and chemistry optimization across applications, methods, and workflows.” I was on a job interview – more specifically, for my first position at Waters… Read more >

Categories: Technologies

In Need of Some Reversed Phase Polar Acid Relief

By October 1, 2020

Retaining polar analytes using reversed phase (RP) chromatographic conditions have long frustrated scientists.  Trying to promote interactions between polar analytes and a non-polar reversed phase surfaces can often bring the most experienced separation scientist to… Read more >

Categories: Columns, PREMIER Blog Series, Technologies