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Uncovering the Food Chain’s Hidden Dangers: Low Level Dioxin Quantification by GC-MS/MS
Uncovering the Food Chain’s Hidden Dangers: Low Level Dioxin Quantification by GC-MS/MS
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Dioxins pose a significant risk to human health and are carcinogenic even at trace levels. Consumption of contaminated food is a common route of dioxin exposure. To ensure consumer safety, accurate detection and quantification of dioxins in food and animal feed is essential.

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Sustainability Through Innovation
Sustainability Through Innovation
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With growing pressure on labs to reduce waste and improve sustainability, we spoke to the Sustainability Forum at Agilent to learn more about what the company are doing to help their customers achieve their sustainability goals.

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Making the Move to Continuous Bioprocessing
Making the Move to Continuous Bioprocessing
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Bioprocessing has taken on many forms over the years. Efficiency and process economics are driving the bioprocessing industry forward, fueling a move from traditional stainless steel to single use – and now continuous.

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Students Get Hands-on with Mass Spectrometry
Students Get Hands-on with Mass Spectrometry
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We spoke to Dr Jonathan Jones from Waters Corporation, to learn more about the new initiative that they and Swansea University are leading to give students hands-on experience of mass spectrometry.

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Surface Plasmon Resonance: Driving Better & Faster Decision-making in Drug Discovery
Surface Plasmon Resonance: Driving Better & Faster Decision-making in Drug Discovery
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We recently spoke to Bruker’s JoAnne Bruno, Director Sales and Marketing and Sven Malik, Senior Application Specialist, to learn how surface plasmon resonance can be used to investigate the binding properties of small molecules, and how it can help researchers make better decisions about drug candidates and support efforts to design new molecules.

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Accelerating Proteome Analysis With PASEF: A Unique and Sensitive Technique
Accelerating Proteome Analysis With PASEF: A Unique and Sensitive Technique
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Understanding the proteome is a fundamental challenge of biology. Here, Bruker Daltonics' Gary Kruppa and Scarlet Koch outline a new method, Parallel Accumulation Serial Fragmentation (PASEF) that offers faster, more sensitive and more robust proteome analysis, giving scientists the potential to discover low-level, biologically significant proteins and validate them in research.

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Raising the Standards of Data Integrity in Modern Research
Raising the Standards of Data Integrity in Modern Research
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As the research landscape changes, the standards of data integrity that guide research must also change. New data tools, systems and formats provide pitfalls and opportunities for advancing the cause of data integrity. In this blog, we discuss integrity in modern research with John Sadler, Vice President and General Manager of Agilent’s Software & Informatics Division.

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Providing Peace of Mind: Ultra Low-Level Detection of Pesticides in Baby Food
Providing Peace of Mind: Ultra Low-Level Detection of Pesticides in Baby Food
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Pesticides are widely used to protect food crops from damage and consequently have the potential to end up in the food we eat. Young children and babies can be particularly susceptible to pesticide residues in food so testing for pesticide residues in food, and baby food in particular, is therefore critical for the preservation of human health.

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How Native MS and Charge Algorithms Can Improve Protein Analysis
How Native MS and Charge Algorithms Can Improve Protein Analysis
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Native Mass Spectrometry (MS) can be used to examine proteins in their natural, folded forms. In this blog, Marshall Bern, Ph.D., the Vice President of Research and Co-Founder of Protein Metrics, discusses how advances in this technique are being paired with cutting-edge charge deconvolution algorithms to improve analysis of antibodies and plasma glycoproteins.

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Cinderella and Mass Spectrometry: Insightful Multi-Dimensional Data Analysis
Cinderella and Mass Spectrometry: Insightful Multi-Dimensional Data Analysis
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Proteomics is a powerful technology for analyzing low-abundance proteins for disease research. But it’s stalled by imprecise and often irreproducible data analysis. Here, David Chiang, Founder of Sage-N Research, explains how his company uses multidimensional separation to improve peptide identification in MS/MS.

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