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Mass Spectrometry – News and Features

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News

Targeting “Sleeping” Breast Cancer Cells May Help Prevent Relapse

Scientists have discovered how breast cancer cells can "hibernate" to avoid treatment and "wake up" years later, causing a relapse that is more difficult to treat.
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News

Researchers Develop Biodegradable Plastic That Won’t Leave Microplastics Behind

The new plant-based polymers biodegrade in under seven months, even at the microplastic level.
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News

Beer Byproduct Used in Marmite Can Also Recycle Electronic Waste

Brewer’s yeast – a byproduct of beer making that is also the basis for Marmite – could help recover metals from waste electronics.
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News

New Lateral Flow Test Rapidly Detects Harmful “Forever Chemicals” in Drinking Water

MIT chemists have designed a sensor that detects tiny quantities of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) — chemicals found in food packaging, nonstick cookware, and many other consumer products.
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News

PFAS in Blood Linked to Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases

Researchers at DZNE provide evidence that traces of the widely used PFAS chemicals in human blood are associated with unfavorable lipid profiles and thus with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases.
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Article

How Advances in Metabolomics Are Driving Disease Research

This article takes a look at some of the latest developments and emerging applications in the metabolomics field.
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Article

Separation Scientists Gather To Exchange Ideas

The 34th International Symposium on Chromatography (ISC 2024) will be taking place this October in Liverpool, UK, but what will ISC 2024 offer attendees and what does the event mean for the scientific community?
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Article

High-Throughput Screening: Advances, Applications and Combined Approaches

In this article, we highlight various high-throughput screening strategies being used to interrogate large libraries of compounds and hear from researchers working to further streamline specific approaches to increase speed and improve quality and accuracy.
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News

Painting a Molecular Portrait of the Brain With Mass Spectrometry and Deep Learning

Mass spectrometry approaches, combined with deep learning, could be used to better understand how the brain functions in health and disease.
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Article

Improved Persistent Organic Pollutants Analysis for a Safer Global Environment

Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are toxic chemicals that threaten human health and cause environmental deterioration. This article highlights the potential of trapped ion mobility spectrometry (TIMS) for improved POPs analysis.
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