Innovative Methods to Detect Viruses in Food

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Because of this increasing number of enteric virus outbreaks, it has become even more important to have reliable and widely applicable techniques for the detection and quantification of viruses in food samples.

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Chemists Tie Tightest Knot Ever!

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Scientists at The University of Manchester have produced the most tightly knotted physical structure ever known – a scientific achievement which has the potential to create a new generation of advanced materials.

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Optimization of a Vacuum Ultraviolet Photoionization source for GC used with a High Resolution TOFMS

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-Tune solution allows optimization of ion source parameters for
both proton transfer and direct ionization
-Independent ionization processes exist for M+ and MH+
-Optimizing for dopant signal intensity yields inferior results
-Degree of fragmentation remains relatively constant over a
range of source conditions

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Leaf-Inspired Photomicroreactor Could Power A Step Change In The Chemical Industry

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We talk to Dr. Tim Noel about work and inspiration behind his group's latest design, a photomicroreactor.

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Benchtop Concentrator Enhances Forensic Sample Preparation

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A paper by UK researchers describes using a miVac DNA concentrator from Genevac to provide reliable and efficient sample preparation in the development of a novel forensic method to detect diclofenac residues in vultures and livestock animals.

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Using Nanotechnology To Analyse Catalysis

Using Nanotechnology To Analyse Catalysis

Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen and the ETH, Zurich, have combined to clarify the hydrogen spillover effect.

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New Standard Test Method to Assess Water Safety

Researchers investigating nutrient runoff, water quality and wastewater treatment operators can now benefit from a new American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard.

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Decoding Microbial Metabolism Explains Biofuel Yield

To unravel how intricate waste biomass converts to biofuels, a Cornell professor studied the bacterium Clostridium acetobutylicum to decipher its metabolism. Understanding the bacterium’s sugar-processing complexities may lead to improved biofuel yields.

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The Type of Sugar You Eat Determines Your Risk for Chronic Disease

The type of sugar you eat, and not just the calorie count, may determine your risk for chronic disease. A new study is the first of its kind to compare the effects of two types of sugar on metabolic and vascular function

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