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BioAccord System with ACQUITY Premier: Some Things Work Better Together

By September 13, 2021

Combining BioAccord, our most capable MS detection platform, with ACQUITY Premier UPLC, our highest performance LC system, to demonstrate superior performance.

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TargetLynx Update: Stepping Up Your Quantitative Mass Spectrometry Software

By July 15, 2021
mycotoxin testing

The SCN 997 update for MassLynx represents a powerful upgrade for users of the Waters’ Mass Spectrometry software, boasting 12 enhancements, 24 bug fixes, and 7 performance and 11 usability improvements.

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Father’s Day: Creating a Safer World for My Sons

By June 20, 2021
Father's Day COVID-19

There is no better feeling than to receive the admiration of your child … To know that what you do can not only improve the world for others but also means the world to your reason for everything – your family. This was the experience for Waters’ Davy Petit, who recently received a text from his son expressing pride in his father’s work in the fight against COVID-19.

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New SELECT SERIES MRT Redefines Performance of Next Generation High Resolution Mass Spectrometry

By June 8, 2021
High Resolution Mass Spectrometry

  Are you ready for the next generation of high resolution mass spectrometry (HRMS) platforms? The state-of-the-art hybrid quadrupole Time-of-Flight (Q-ToF) SELECT SERIES MRT is a groundbreaking addition to Waters’ SELECT SERIES family. Incorporating Multi… Read more >

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Supercharging Mass Spectrometry in the Fight Against SARS-CoV-2

By May 25, 2021
SARS-CoV-2

Waters’ latest product launch will supercharge the role of mass spectrometry research in the fight against SARS-CoV-2. Scientists can now directly quantify specific viral NCAP peptides in a highly reproducible manner with the Waters SARS-CoV-2 LC-MS Kit (RUO), allowing breakthrough research of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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Comprehending COVID-19: How Consumables Can Increase LC-MS/MS Sensitivity

By January 19, 2021

During 2020, we collaborated with many of our customers to develop targeted liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry/mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) methods to detect SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) from biological samples. However, the combination of the biological… Read more >

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Nuts About Christmas … And Mycotoxin Detection

By December 21, 2020

A bowl of nuts, with polished or carved nutcrackers, is part of many traditional winter holiday feasts. Growing up in England in the 1970s, I enjoyed hazelnuts, almonds, walnuts and Brazil nuts as special treats… Read more >

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Oil: A Source of Light and Cause for Celebration

By December 8, 2020

The use of light during holidays or festivals – in any form, including candles, lanterns, or fireworks – is significant, as we celebrate and look ahead to the future. Many friends and colleagues recently celebrated… Read more >

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USEPA Approves APGC Tandem Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry as Alternative Test Procedure for Dioxin Analysis

By November 19, 2020
Waters Atmospheric Pressure Gas Chromatography system with the Xevo TQ-XS (APGC-MS/MS) platform

A Breakthrough in Dioxin Analysis for Environmental Laboratories In September, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) recognized the use of atmospheric pressure gas chromatography (APGC) with tandem quadrupole mass spectrometry (MS) as an acceptable… Read more >

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Reveal Molecular Secrets – and Set Them to Work!

By June 23, 2020

From fundamental research to routine analysis, Waters’ latest innovations in mass spectrometry enable our customers to gain – and apply – insights across the scientific spectrum. Beginning with fundamental research where the focus is on… Read more >

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