Recently we had the opportunity to collaborate with a major lab in
Germany that specializes in analyzing urines for drugs of abuse. The
lead pharmacist there showed me her lab and explained in detail what she
analyzes every day, which instrumentation...
Many times I feel like the same problems are presented to me again and
again; Problems that were solved years ago. It must have something to do
with getting older. Noooo!Please, let me elaborate and start this blog
post off in a more positive manner:...
Dioxins are amongst the best publicly known toxic and carcinogenic
compounds since Seveso and have been responsible for many food scares
across Europe, such as the Irish pork incident, the Belgian dioxin
crisis and the Italian mozzarella scare. These...
When working in a lab with a GC or GCMS system you quickly realize that
sample preparation takes a lot of time. Unlike LC or LCMS we simply
cannot inject water…well we can, but only a tiny amount at once and
typically we are not meeting limits of det...
If you are a user of GC, GCxGC, GC-MS or any combination of technology
with gas chromatography, there is a great conference coming up in one of
the most beautiful sceneries in the world. Let me quickly set the scene
for you: a small Italian village b...