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16 Aug 2021

By combining mass spectrometry with laser spectroscopy and simulation techniques, researchers have revealed key differences in the fragmentation of dipeptide biomolecules with different chiral structures.

9 Aug 2021

Shimadzu has appointed Jürgen Semmler as the new Managing Director of its European organisation. He previously headed Shimadzu Deutschland since its foundation in 2006.

28 Jun 2021

A new algorithm, MolDiscovery, uses mass spectrometry data from molecules to predict the identity of unknown substances without the need for a spectral database.

9 Jun 2021

JEOL and SCiLS have concluded a non-exclusive, worldwide distribution agreement for SCiLS Lab MVS software.

9 Jun 2021

IonSense has appointed Jeffrey Zonderman as President and Chief Executive Officer.

26 May 2021

A mass-spectrometry-based system capable of identifying complex molecular signatures could aid in the search for alien life in the universe.

26 May 2021

The bone collagen peptide fingerprinting technique, Zooarchaeology by Mass Spectrometry (ZooMS), is increasingly being used to identify ambiguous or unidentifiable bone fragments.

14 May 2021

Analysis of rare earth elements by mass spectrometry has been used for the first time to find human activity in a prehistoric cave.

13 May 2021

SCIEX will offer their customers Waters UPLC instruments as part of an LC-MS package.

26 Apr 2021

The InfinityLab LC/MSD iQ and the Ultivo Triple Quadrupole LC/MS systems have earned the Accountability, Consistency and Transparency label from My Green Lab.

22 Apr 2021

Multi-spectroscopy analytical approach provides important information for preservation of Picasso paintings.

19 Apr 2021

Shimadzu has received two “Red Dot” design awards for their MALDImini-1 and iMScope QT, a MS and optical imaging instrument.

26 Mar 2021

Applications are invited for two awards administered by the ABS Trust.

19 Mar 2021

A new NALDI-TOF-MS technique detects minute particles of plastics in snow, rain and even soil.

19 Mar 2021

Researchers at the University of Surrey have found that LC-MS and PLS of non-invasive skin swab samples may be enough to detect COVID-19.

11 Mar 2021

Mass spectrometry can be used to identify Parkinson’s based on compounds found on the surface of skin. The findings offer hope that a pioneering new test could be developed to diagnose the degenerative condition through a simple skin swab.

22 Feb 2021

A novel gel electrophoresis technique has reduced the time for the sample pretreatment of trace marker proteins derived from clinical samples from around 20 to 5 hours.

16 Feb 2021

Scientists from the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) have proposed a mass spectrometry imaging (MSI) method making use of the unique features of human vision.

27 Jan 2021

Kanazawa University scientists have used computer simulations of charged molecules to help improve the accuracy of mass spectrometers. By understanding the collisions between ions that reduce excess charges, this work may lead to more sensitive radiocarbon dating and medical testing.

26 Jan 2021

A research project at the Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University Belfast is to use mass spectrometry to tackle bovine mastitis and reduce the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics on dairy farms.

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