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LCGC Europe - News Update
Advanstar Communications

12 December 2013
In this Issue
Know Your GC Basics
Incognito offers his accumulated wisdom on the fundamentals of GC methods. Are you equipped to survive? More...
Fully automated Dried Blood Spot (DBS) Extraction System for MS. On-card IS application module for extraction efficiencies and matrix effect correction. Wash station for minimized carry-over effects. Learn more
Biotage Open New Manufacturing Plant in South Wales
Biotage (Uppsala, Sweden) has opened a new manufacturing unit in Ystrad Mynach, South Wales, with the support of the Welsh Government. As part of the expansion at the South Wales site, an instrument-manufacturing unit has been moved from Boston, USA.  Thanks to a grant from the Welsh Government, the company secured the use of a 825 square metre facility near to their existing premises and converted the area into a manufacturing line and offices. More...
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Early Use of Chili in Mexico
Residues of chili pepper (Capsicum) have been found on pottery dating back 2000 years in southern Mexico, according to a study published in PLOS ONE.1 The New World Archeological Foundation (NWAF) first excavated the pottery (thought to date from 400 BCE–300 CE) from Chiapa de Corzo between 1955 and 1963. More...
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Current features
Novel Sorbents for Solid–Liquid Extraction
In this instalment of Sample Preparation Perspectives Ron Majors discusses new sample preparation media that could result in improved or even "breakaway" performance for solid–liquid extractions. Some of these sorbents are based on new novel bonded phases to existing media while others are based on new extraction phases, such as carbon on silica, other metal oxides, or polymeric media. More...
LCGC eBook
LCGC launches new e-book, Five Keys to Successful LC Methods
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Separation Science in the Canary Islands: ITP2013
The 20th International Symposium on Electro- and Liquid-Phase Separation Techniques (ITP2013) was held for the first time in Spain (Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands) on 6–9 October 2013. More...
The CHROMacademy Essential Guide Webcast: Developing Better GC Methods – A Blueprint
Faster Gas Chromatography in Practice On Demand Webcast
Editors’ Series: Fundamentals, Optimization and Practical Aspects of UHPLC: Series 2: Optimization of UHPLC Systems and Column Technology – On Demand Webcast
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