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27 Jan 2021

Kanazawa University scientists have used computer simulations of charged molecules to help improve the accuracy of mass spectrometers. By understanding the collisions between ions that reduce excess charges, this work may lead to more sensitive radiocarbon dating and medical testing.

26 Jan 2021

A research project at the Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University Belfast is to use mass spectrometry to tackle bovine mastitis and reduce the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics on dairy farms.

25 Jan 2021

With forest fires becoming increasingly prevalent and severe due to climate change, a detailed understanding of the composition of their smoke is important.

8 Jan 2021

Researchers from Osaka University have developed a new MSI method for brain tissue analysis in high spatial resolution that requires no sample preparation.

22 Dec 2020

Multimodal imaging is being used by scientists to study skin ageing through the interaction of metabolism, cellular communication and cellular quality control in skin ageing accelerated by environmental stress.

17 Dec 2020

A new computational mass spectrometry imaging method enables researchers to achieve high mass resolution and high spatial resolution for biological samples while providing data sets significantly faster.

17 Dec 2020

The British Mass Spectrometry Society, in partnership with the Chromatographic Society, offer summer studentships: deadline 15 January 2021.

16 Dec 2020

The European Pharmacopoeia Commission has adopted a new general chapter on the analysis of N-nitrosamine impurities in active substances by GC-MS, LC-MS/MS and GC-MS/MS.

2 Dec 2020

A multi-reflection time-of-flight mass spectrometer has been used successfully to investigate atomic clusters at the University of Greifswald.

23 Nov 2020

This review discusses three emerging applications in MSI—clinical, pre-clinical and forensics—and the roadblocks to the expansion of the use of MSI in these areas.

10 Nov 2020

New virtual format for the 72nd Pittsburgh Conference.

2 Nov 2020

Mass spectrometry, XRF and NIR spectroscopy are being used together with voltammetry to determine the origin of ancient ceramic fragments.

30 Oct 2020

Shimadzu opened a branch office in Denmark in September, providing local support.

21 Oct 2020

University of South Australia scientists have used mass spectrometry imaging to identify signs of osteoarthritis.

25 Sep 2020

Researchers have used GC-MS to identify key aroma compounds in dog food that seem to be the most appealing to canines.

15 Sep 2020

This proteomics approach enables the identification of small molecule drug targets in complex proteomes and the analysis of their binding properties across species and drug target classes.

8 Sep 2020

Intabio has signed a co-marketing agreement with Agilent Technologies to support development of an integrated iCIEF-MS assay.

25 Aug 2020

Bruker has announced a collaboration with Utrecht University to advance the study of the 3-D structures and interactions of proteins by crosslinking mass spectrometry.

21 Aug 2020

SAMDI mass spectrometry is being used with a “live cell analysis device” to allow cells to be sampled over time, offering a window to responses that evolve.

17 Aug 2020

By coinciding the sampling phase with the 2016 Australian Census, researchers were able to correlate the socioeconomic characteristics of Australian communities with sewage composition.