Newsletter - 0918-02
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La Dolce Vita
We Sit Down With Giovanni Dugo: “Lucky are those who never stop ‘doing’ – once you give up your dreams, your spirit slowly falls asleep…”
UK-Wide Web
“Analytical measurement science […] touches the lives of every UK citizen.” Learn more about a new project boosting the profile of analytical science in the UK.
The Early Bird
Macaw blimey – it’s ancient bird DNA! Find out how archaeologists uncovered early evidence of parrot breeding – in unexpected parts of the American Southwest.
Has your company entered The Analytical Scientist Innovation Awards? Find out how here
Intact Analysis and Mapping of Therapeutic Protein Variants using Ion Exchange Chromatography Mass Spectrometry, and Peptide Sequencing via Fragmentation
Join experts from leading contract research organisation, Covance, and learn how they have developed capabilities for the analysis of antibody-drug conjugate variants using ion exchange chromatography hyphenated to MS.

5th December 2018, 9am PST, 12pm EST, 6pm CET
Application Notes
Analyzing Particle Size of Calcium Carbonates using Laser Diffraction
Laser diffraction is a widely used technique for the analysis of calcium carbonated due to its wide dynamic range, flexible dispersion options, speed of measurement and reproducibility of results.
Using Isothermal Titration Calorimetry for Biophysical Characterization of Chromatin-Binding Proteins
Epigenetic regulation of genomic DNA for gene expression is important in cellular differentiation and the development of an organism.
Carbohydrate Analysis in Instant Coffee
An improved method for the analysis of Carbohydrates in instant coffee is described using the ALEXYS Analyzer. The method is based on HPAEC-PAD using a narrow bore column and a low volume flow cell (SenCell). A 16 fold increase in sensitivity and a 50% shorter analysis time was achieved.
The Do’s and Don’ts of Working with Purified Water
Water is probably the most commonly used reagent in every laboratory. From reagent and buffer preparation to sample and standards dilution, water is everywhere. The potential impact of water quality on experimental results cannot be overlooked. It is important to learn a few ‘Do’s and Don’ts’ when handling purified water.
GC-VUV—Solutions for Common GC Headaches
VUV spectroscopy has unique capabilities that address many of the challenges inherent to gas chromatography.  These capabilities are positively impacting R&D and production laboratories worldwide. Benefits of GC-VUV include: a universal detector, shorter GC run times, and accurate quantitative and qualitative analysis. Read more about GC-VUV in our eBook, The GC-VUV Toolkit.
Product Profiles
New MEGA GC Columns Accessories and Solutions 2018 Catalog is here
Since 1980, MEGA has developed and manufactured GC columns offering general-purpose and application-specific solutions to analysts around the world. Today we offer a complete range of columns for GC, GC-MS, FAST-GC and chiral-GC, plus innovative products and accessories for multidimensional GC (GCxGC), high-temperature GC and MEMS micro-fabricated “lab-on-a-chip” GC.
Special Promotions
Don’t miss the 5th Annual Emerald Conference!
This is the longest running and most technical Scientific conference in the Cannabis Industry. This 3-day conference is packed with highly technical sessions, industry-leading vendors, product demos, and unparalleled B2B networking opportunities, including the First Annual Emerald Classic Charity Golf Tournament! Early Bird Discounts expire soon.
Upcoming Events
Be it a large congress at a huge venue or an expert meeting that fits around a table, these events are a fantastic way to network and educate yourself on the latest developments in the industry – so why not take a look at our list of upcoming events?