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7 June 2013
In this Issue
Food Safety Focus: Detecting Medicine Residues in Meat
As the number of food stories in the media increases, causing the consumer to question the legitimacy of what they are purchasing, LCGC spoke with John Points from LGC about analysing veterinary residues in the food chain, the role of the National Reference Laboratory, and the recent food scares in the media. More...
Agilent Technologies
Introducing the new Agilent 7890B GC and Agilent 5977A Series GC/MSD
The new 7890B GC and 5977A GC/MSD, with unsurpassed performance, are now part of the industry’s most feature rich portfolio from Agilent. Confidence means a return on investment that includes quality results, time savings and the assurance of business continuity.  Experience the next evolution in GC and GC/MS performance. Take the tour.
MRC-NIHR Phenome Centre Aims to Advance Personalized Medicine
Imperial College London announced the opening of a new and unique national research facility: the MRC-NIHR Phenome Centre, a collaboration between Imperial College London (London, UK), King's College London (London, UK), Waters Corporation (Massachusetts, USA), and Bruker BioSpin (Massachusetts, USA). More...
Ultra-fast analysis meets sensitivity and accuracy
Shimadzu has introduced the new GCMS-TQ8030 triple quadrupole gas chromatograph mass spectrometer which offers a solution for today’s challenges along with the speed, accuracy and ease-of-operation scientists demand. Read more
Agilent Technologies Supports University of California in Chemical Engineering Laboratory Redesign
Agilent Technologies (California, USA) has announced that it will support the campaign by the College of Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley (California, USA) to redesign and rebuild its chemistry and chemical engineering laboratories. More...
Molnar Institute
HPLC 2013, June 16th 20th, Booth E18
DryLab 4 is the next generation UHPLC modeling software.  With its comprehensive resolution and robustness mapping abilities, DryLab 4 offers an intuitive and visual solution for method development, optimization, trouble-shooting, robustness testing, and training. Learn More
Current features
Gradient Elution, Part III: Surprises
In this instalment of “LC Troubleshooting” John Dolan focuses on some of the surprises that can occur when the same changes are made to isocratic and gradient methods. He looks at changes in column size, packing particle size, and flow rate. More...
Agilent Technologies
Perform Trace-Level Analysis With Confidence
Ensure a reliably inert GC flow path for higher sensitivity, accuracy, and reproducibility, especially at trace levels with the new Agilent Inert Flow Path Solutions. Get the poster.
SFC 2013 Preview
The 7th annual International Conference on Packed Column SFC will take place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, from 10–12 July 2013. Larry Miller of The Green Chemistry Group discusses what to expect this year. More...
6th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA 2013)
RAFA is leading conference in advances in food analysis. The 2013 symposium will be organised again with the emphasis on advanced analytical & bioanalytical technologies and food analysis applications related to food authenticity, food security, food quality and safety and food integrity. Learn More
Tips and Tricks on Screening and Confirmatory Methods for Residues and Contaminants in Foods
The CHROMacademy Essential Guide: HPLC Troubleshooting Masterclass
Editors' Series: A Generic HPLC–UV Platform Method for Cleaning Verification

Application Note
Branched Copolymer Characterization by Triple Detection GPC
Malvern Instruments Ltd.
Detailed description of the analysis and characterization of four different synthetic copolymers is presented in this application note. A triple detection GPC system, equipped with light scattering and viscometer detectors, was used to calculate a range of parameters for a number of branched polymers. These included the molecular weight and polydispersity, hydrodynamic radius, and molecular weight dependence of the viscosity, branching number, and branching frequency. More...

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