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Imagine Collaboration, Without the Faff
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Imagine if there was a better way to write, format, and review scientific manuscripts for publication. doDOC Document Collaboration Expert Leif Måsvær believes there is. Leif explains how this cloud-based platform is a game-changer that overcomes the major obstacles present during the authoring, writing, and reviewing process.

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Overcoming the Data Analysis Bottleneck in High-throughput Chemistry
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Whilst some aspects of biochemistry research have become increasingly high-throughput, other, like analysis of chemical data, are too often laborious and slow. We talked to Andrew Anderson, Vice President of Innovation and Informatics Strategy at ACD/Labs about how the field is being changed by automation and how Katalyst hopes to speed up pharmaceutical development.

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Into the Cloud: How Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Companies Can Balance Cybersecurity With Efficient Data Sharing
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The pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry is the number one target for cybercriminals, according to recent survey. Unsurprisingly, data security is now top of the agenda for most companies in this sector. How can organizations balance robust cybersecurity with the need for efficient flow of information between colleagues and collaborators?

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Seeing Is Believing – How Benchtop SEMs Are Changing the Imaging Landscape
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Imaging techniques, such as scanning electron microscopy (SEM), have been instrumental in giving insights into the world beyond the naked eye. Traditional SEM instruments have provided us with unprecedented details, but can be complex to use, and require a large dedicated space. The dawn and advancement of compact and user-friendly benchtop SEMs are changing this picture. We spoke to Donna Guarrera, Assistant Division Director for SM at Jeol, about the Neoscope benchtop SEM.

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ASMS Introduces… An Overview of What’s New for 2019
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The 67th American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics is currently in full swing in Atlanta, Georgia. Bringing together over 6,500 scientists from across the globe, companies working in the mass spectrometry field also take this opportunity to share their latest developments and innovations. Here we will take a look at some of the release highlights for 2019.

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A Better Lifecycle for Analytical Methods?
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Hovione, a global contract development and manufacturing organization, has adopted method lifecycle management techniques (MLCM) for its chromatographic and detection. We sat down with Hovione’s Principal Analytical Chemist of Analytical Development, Antonio Ramos and Waters Corporation’s Principal Consulting Scientist Dr Paula Hong to discuss MLCM.

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The Danger of Dioxins - Solutions To Keep Us Safe
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One group of contaminants to the food chain that are getting particular attention are dioxins and related chemicals. We spoke to Fausto Pigozzo, director of workflow development for food and beverage, Thermo Fisher Scientific, about the problems that dioxins pose for consumers and analysts, and how their solutions are improving detection.

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Single-cell DNA Analysis: Driving Dynamic Changes in the Treatment of Cancer
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We recently spoke to Charlie Silver, CEO and Co-Founder of Mission Bio, to learn more about how they are helping researchers profile mutational heterogeneity at the single-cell level.

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How Might Data-centric Software Solutions Impact Analytical Chemistry Labs?
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At the heart of most analytical chemistry analyses are data, the essential unit of measuring and monitoring not only your test subject but the analytical equipment itself. We spoke to Shawn Anderson, Senior Director of Marketing, Software and Informatics Division at Agilent about the move to data-centric software solutions and what the future may hold.

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Google Helps the Search for Secure and Shareable Cloud Data
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Cloud technologies are becoming a central part of modern research. Nonetheless, questions about the security and shareability of cloud data remain. We caught up with Google Cloud’s Director of Google for Education NA Kevin Kells to discuss the projects that show how the cloud is changing research, and that new technologies are making secure and simple data sharing a reality.

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