Phenome Centre BirminghamThe Phenome Centre Birmingham is one of only a
few institutes in the world set up as, in their own words, ‘a
state-of-the-art metabolic phenotyping facility to conduct small-scale
and large-scale studies in medical research a...
Science in 2016A lot has happened this year and last in science. Here
are a few examples of that scientific greatness, which comes not just
from intellectual prowess, imagination and good education but also is
contributed to by the very way our socie...
Tumor, rubor, calor and dolor at the Metabolomics Society Meeting in
DublinDublin. It's not just about Guinness.Here I am at the Metabolomics
Society annual meeting in Dublin along with nearly 900 other people as I
write this. Metabolomics is a rapid...
I have heard and read many definitions of what life is, what it means,
what it means to lead a good life, etc. I am really not sure that ‘What
is the meaning of life?’ is itself a meaningful question. Really, what
is that supposed to be asking? Altho...
It’s not all about the mass spectrometerWhen discussing proteomics
technology much focus is placed on mass spectrometry, and rightly. As
you may know, I am a lover of mass spectrometry and I enjoy talking and
writing about it . However, it seems to m...
Hi DonI am not an expert on the Saturn but here goes.The Orbitrap is a
kind of trap but quite different. The Saturn was indeed a 3D trap. The
Orbitrap is an electrostatic or orbital trap and one of a kind. The
Orbitrap is its own detector. The moveme...