The European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe became the first spacecraft to orbit the nucleus of a comet and later land on its surface. Its close-up studies of the comet using the on-board mass spectrometer continue to yield scientific insights.
The Thermo Scientific Orbitrap GC-MS systems have been updated with new capabilities in high resolution accurate mass (HRAM) GC-MS.
Mass spectrometry can provide varied information from fingermarks and is close to use in the UK courts.
Markes International has announced the opening of a new Chinese subsidiary, Markes Instruments (Shanghai) Co., Ltd (玛珂思仪器（上海）有限公司).
Scientists from the University of Surrey, UK, have developed a rapid and highly sensitive fingerprint test based on paper spray mass spectrometry that can take just seconds to confirm whether someone has used cocaine.
Bruker has introduced the timsTOF Pro system for parallel accumulation and serial fragmentation (PASEF) mass spectrometry, using proprietary trapped ion mobility spectrometry (TIMS) technology for higher-speed, higher-sensitivity and robust shotgun proteomics.
Edwards has introduced the air-cooled nXLi dry vacuum pump range, which provides a small footprint with quiet operation.
Scientists from the EU’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) have carried out a multi-year study based on comparative metabolomics combined with chemometrics on carrots coming from different agronomic environments. The results highlight the potential of metabolomics fingerprinting for organic food authentication purposes.
bioMérieux’s VITEK® MS MALDI-TOF MS system has been cleared by the US FDA for the expanded identification of mycobacteria, Nocardia and moulds.
The SCIEX TopazTM System is a fully integrated LC-MS system for clinical diagnostics.
A direct link between Thermo Scientific’s Compound Discoverer 2.1 software platform for small molecule research and SRI International’s BioCyc facilitates the biological interpretation of metabolomics experiments.
Achema 2018 is inviting contributions to the Achema Congress and the PRAXISforums; deadline 22 September 2017.
A cooperation between Messe München India and the Indian Pharma Machinery Manufacturers Association (IPMMA) will collocate events jointly representing 600+ global and Indian companies.
Spectra from more than 25,000 compounds have been added to the NIST Mass Spectral Library.
Waters has announced that Brazil’s National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) has approved certain of their chromatography and mass spectrometry systems.
A new single quadrupole mass spectrometer from Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Thermo Scientific Cascadion SM Clinical Analyser combines LC-MS/MS with a routine clinical analyser.
Updates to maintain compatibility with current MS approaches and new features.
The Agilent 7250 GC/Q-TOF system has a low energy electron ionisation source enabling new analyses to be performed.
Peak Scientific has introduced the new Infinity XE 50 Series multi-application nitrogen generator system.
Prosolia’s DESI 2D can now be coupled with Agilent TOF, Q-TOF and IM-Q-TOF LC/MS systems.
LiveID software with REIMS can carry out real-time, direct-from-sample food analysis and plant phenotyping.
The new Proteoform Profiling™ 1.0 solution from Bruker enables the systematic, large-scale, label-free study of all expressed proteoforms.
Bruker’s TargetScreener 3.0HR and Toxtyper 2.0E provide increased confidence for routine “push-button” forensic toxicology.
Bruker’s third-generation metabolomics research and validation solution, MetaboScape® 3.0, has new features for discovery metabolomics.