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Now in its 15th year, Base Peak is the world's leading mass spectrometry resource and is dedicated to all aspects of MS including hyphenated techniques such as LC-MS and GC-MS, and related applications such as proteomics, pharmaceutical analysis, food quality analysis, environmental analysis, drug targeting and discovery as well as forensics and drug testing. 

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Webinar - Wednesday, April 12
Analysis of Environmental Contaminants in Water Using an Agilent 6470 LC/TQ Instrument

The analytical demands for detecting organic contaminants in water at low ng/L level have pushed the development of new methodologies using LC/TQ instrumentation. In this regard, and in the last few years, advances in sensitivity and selectivity have made this challenge possible. This webinar will focus on the use of the new 6470 LC-MS-MS from Agilent Technologies for the sub ng/L level detection of several pharmaceuticals and pesticides in surface waters. Examples of optimization of several source...

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Last Month's Most Accessed Feature: Mouldy mycotoxins: Imaging distributions in food

The distributions of mycotoxins in mould-infested food have been mapped by MALDI mass spectrometry imaging for the first time in a proof-of-principle study that could be extended to living plants.

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2017 Edition of Mass Spectra of Designer Drugs

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Available now from Wiley and Wiley-VCH, the 2017 edition of Mass Spectra of Designer Drugs

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The life expectancy of people suffering from colorectal cancer has been linked to a number of signals derived from imaging mass spectrometry, which are also associated with the aggressiveness of the tumour.

Soluble products from the thermal dissolution of Chinese coals have been analyzed by LC/MS, revealing the distributions of isomers to describe the content inequality of organic species within the same class of coal molecules.

The content of beef and pork in a true Bolognese sauce has been measured using unique peptides derived from the collagen of each species, allowing the authenticity of meat products to be confirmed and food fraud detected.

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Selected key technologies of the analytical science industry are discussed by Steve Down with reference to burgeoning application areas and the scope for future improvements.

Ion source pressure plays a significant role in the process of ionization and the subsequent ion transmission inside a mass spectrometer. Pressurizing the ion source to a gas pressure greater than atmospheric pressure is a relatively new approach that aims to further improve the performance of atmospheric pressure ionization sources. A brief review on the development of super-atmospheric pressure ion sources, including high-pressure electrospray, field desorption and superheated ESI, and the strategies to...

In the current context of international conflicts and localized terrorist actions, there is unfortunately a permanent threat of attacks with unconventional warfare agents. Among these, biological agents such as toxins, microorganisms, and viruses deserve particular attention owing to their ease of production and dissemination. Mass spectrometry-based techniques for the detection and quantification of biological agents have a decisive role to play for countermeasures in a scenario of biological attacks.

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The Journal of Mass Spectrometry (JMS) publishes papers on a broad range of topics of interest to scientists working in both fundamental and applied areas involving the study of gaseous ions.

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The Flipped Classroom: How to Prepare and Teach a Flipped Classroom

Date: Mar 30, 2017 - 15:00

This webinar will present the concept and rationale for using a flipped classroom to teach analytical chemistry at university level. Along with presenting methods for how to create the flipped classroom, strategies on how to conduct the class time, and engage the students will be discussed.

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Crime Scene Management: Scene Specific Methods, 2nd Edition

Raul Sutton, Keith Trueman, Christopher Moran

Oct 28, 2016

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Laboratory Safety for Chemistry Students, 2nd Edition

Robert H. Hill, Jr., David C. Finster

Jun 21, 2016

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Waters Empower Cloud

Date: Mar 8, 2017

Thomas Tucker from Waters Corporation discusses Empower Cloud, a cloud deployable, compliance ready enterprise Chromatography Data Software (CDS).

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