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January 2013 Issue of The Analytical Scientist

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Articles featured in this issue

Techniques & Tools

Recording, Scrutinizing, Celebrating

| Richard Gallagher

If you are a professional in the analytical sciences, read on: this is your magazine.

Fields & Applications

Carbon Nanotubes

| Rich Whitworth

Nanotubes can be tailor-made for personal medicine, the ripening of fruits and a myriad of other uses.

Techniques & Tools Mass Spectrometry

In Sync

| Rich Whitworth

New and notable partnerships in the world of analytics. Mass Spec’s March on Clinical Diagnostics. …

Fields & Applications Genomics & DNA Analysis

MicroRNA Detection

| Rich Whitworth

Chemistry researcher Tom Vosch and plant molecular biologist Seong Wook Yang have designed a …

Techniques & Tools Environmental

Applied Zoo-ology

| Rich Whitworth

How one company’s scientific know-how is helping a black rhino breeding program. Analysing black …

Techniques & Tools Food, Beverage & Agriculture

Off the Menu

| Rich Whitworth

A look at recent reports of chemical contaminants in the food supply. Leaden Eggs: A fresh egg rapidly sinks and …

Techniques & Tools Technology

Our Open Source Future: Hardware

| Rich Whitworth

Is free, collaborative development about to have a major impact on analytical instrumentation? …

Techniques & Tools Technology

Our Open Source Future: Software

| Rich Whitworth

An Open Source platform promises wizardry in the analysis of proteomics mega datasets. Proteomics …

Techniques & Tools Spectroscopy

Pittcon Profile

| Rich Whitworth

This March, Philadelphia hosts the Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied …

Techniques & Tools Data Analysis

The Epic Saga

| Samuel Kounaves

Quantitative analysis and the essence of doing good science. For decades, the majority of chemists …

Techniques & Tools Mass Spectrometry

How To Personalize Medicine

| Ian Jardine

Two new studies demonstrate the power of advanced metabolomics; progress in …

Techniques & Tools Liquid Chromatography

Greening SFC

| Caroline West

Supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC) is often proclaimed to be a green technology. How well does …

Techniques & Tools Food, Beverage & Agriculture

Accelerating Food Analysis

| Luigi Mondello, Peter Tranchida

Rapid, high-resolution, information-rich analytical methods to determine mineral oil contamination of …

Fields & Applications Genomics & DNA Analysis

The Tools Behind Genomics

| Norm Dovichi, Amanda Hummon

What underpinned three decades of explosive growth in genomics?

Fields & Applications Liquid Chromatography

The Analytical Entrepreneurs

| Richard Gallagher

Here’s how five successful analytical science businesses were developed from scratch.

Techniques & Tools Liquid Chromatography

SPME Goes Mainstream

| Barbara Bojko, Janusz Pawliszyn

Solidphase microextraction combines fast and simple analyte extraction with detection in the parts …

Techniques & Tools Mass Spectrometry

Markes of Progress

| Alun Cole

Alun Cole and Liz Woolfenden, founders of Markes International and ALMSCO, were ...

Techniques & Tools

That’s My Business

| Rich Whitworth

Eric Yeatman, Chairman of Microsaic, featured in “The Analytical Entrepreneur” answers questions from ...

Techniques & Tools Technology

Switch on to Open Innovation

| Razi Imam

No company can afford to rely solely on internal sources for ideas and breakthroughs, according to Henry …

Techniques & Tools

By Trust or By Fear?

| Hans Versnel

Whether you’re a team leader in a small European toxicology lab or a director at a giant American …

Techniques & Tools Petrochem

It’s All About the Residue

| Willem van Raalte

Da Vinci Laboratory Solutions and a global oil and gas corporation address a tough analytical …

Techniques & Tools Liquid Chromatography

Architect of Success

| Richard Gallagher

Sitting Down With Fasha Mahjoor, CEO of Phenomenex. Describe your company in the length of a tweet: A global …

Techniques & Tools Sample Preparation

Video: Sitting down with Fasha Mahjoor

| Richard Gallagher

In our January issue, Fasha Mahjoor, the CEO of Phenomenex answered questions about his …

Fields & Applications Microscopy

LC-MS/MS Method for the Determination of Diclofenac in Human Plasma

| Sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific

A liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for the determination of diclofenac in human plasma was developed...

Fields & Applications Mass Spectrometry

Analysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from vehicle exhaust using TD–GC/TOF MS

This Application Note describes how the BenchTOF-dxTM time-of-flight mass spectrometer and TargetViewTM compound identification software can be...