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Ash Board PhD

Director of Editorial

Latest Content From Ash Board PhD

First-of-its-Kind Cyclic IMS Promises Unlimited Experimental Opportunities
Blog

Ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) coupled to mass spectrometry (MS) has witnessed significant growth over the last two decades. To better understand IMS, the benefits this technology provides, and exactly what Waters' new SELECT SERIES CyclicTM IMS offers, we spoke to Emma Marsden-Edwards.

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Waters’ Highly Flexible SYNAPT XS Offers Freedom of Analytical Choice
Blog

A highly flexible and high-resolution mass spectrometer, the SYNAPT™ XS technology from Waters has been developed with the analytical needs of R&D labs in mind. Joanne Ballantyne tells us more about the development of SYNAPT™ XS and the features to which it lends its versatility.

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A Step Towards Democratization in Mass Spectrometry: Agilent Launch Novel "Self-aware" Mass Detector
Blog

How can vendors ensure their technologies are less complex, and therefore available to a wider range of users, without compromising on the quality of data?

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Bringing Balance to the Lab
Blog

It is an undeniable fact that the success of most experiments in R&D and analytical labs hinges on reliable weighing. It should go without say that dependable lab balances are critical. Often little focus is given to such a vital cog in the machine.

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How Might Data-centric Software Solutions Impact Analytical Chemistry Labs?
Blog

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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How Would You Describe Your Job to a 5 Year Old?
List

We asked you to tell us how you would describe your job to a 5-year-old, here is a selection of our favourites.

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9 Most Stupid Things You've Done in the Lab
List

We asked you to tell us about the most stupid thing you've done in the lab, you didn't disappoint.

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From the lab to the boardroom: An interview with Darlene Solomon Ph.D.
Life In Science

We spoke to Darlene to learn about her reasons for studying science, how she transitioned away from the lab and some of her proudest achievements at Agilent.

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Trends in NMR: Current perspectives and future directions
Article

From its development in the late 1940s and early 1950s, NMR spectroscopy has gone on to become the predominant method for the analysis of organic compounds.

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6 Milestones in Metabolomics: Driving our understanding of the metabolome
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Ever more sophisticated tools are being developed to study metabolites and increase our understanding of the metabolome. But what were the developments and discoveries that enabled this field to develop?

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