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Analyzing Drinking Water by ICP-MS for Heavy Metal Detection

Syringe filter units used in sample preparation

Analyzing Drinking Water by ICP-MS for Heavy Metal Detection

28/09/2017 - Extremely sensitive analytical instruments capable of assaying analytes in the femtogram range have meanwhile become standard equipment in many laboratories. But their accuracy in analysis of drinking water is decisively influenced by the right choice of syringe filter unit, as described in this article. read...

It’s Time to Skill India!

Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

It’s Time to Skill India!

22/09/2017 - The Indian pharmaceutical industry has realised the need for upgrading the skills of its employees in order to stay competitive in the global market scenario. Under the guidance of the government, various initiatives have been undertaken to educate the youth and make them skill ready for their jobs. read...

What Does “Green Chromatography” Yield?

Simple, Efficient, Sustainable

What Does “Green Chromatography” Yield?

20/09/2017 - Subjects, such as resource optimization or better energy usage, have arrived in the laboratory. What does this mean for the most important separation method, chromatography? An inventory shows the amount of optimization potential in the technology that is more than 100 years old. read...

Future Becomes Reality

New concepts for the fully automated analytical laboratory

Future Becomes Reality

05/09/2017 - The automation of analytical laboratories nowadays is still in its infancy. At the Center for Life Science Automation of the University of Rostock/Germany, new concepts are developed and executed to develop the laboratory of the future — the fully automated Future Lab. read...

How Does Weightlessness Affect Nerve Cells?

Parabolic flight and ISS

How Does Weightlessness Affect Nerve Cells?

05/09/2017 - Research under modified gravity conditions requires the researchers and engineers to change their thinking. When there is suddenly no longer top nor bottom, this is not only exciting for the researcher — also particular demands in the analytical technique are made. read...

Quality, precision and science – The visualisation of microcosm

Milestone Microscopy

Quality, precision and science – The visualisation of microcosm

08/06/2017 - What does a person consist of? Their organs? Their blood? How does life work? Finding the answer to many fundamental questions of humanity would not have been conceivable without the microscope. A technology that was revolutionised when it was put on a scientific foundation for the first time. read...

The entire spectrum of the fine chemicals industry

Chemspec 2017

The entire spectrum of the fine chemicals industry

16/05/2017 - Chemspec Europe has established itself as a specialised trade fair for international manufacturers, suppliers and distributors of special- and fine chemicals — In our conversation with PROCESS, Managing Director Nicola Hamann explains, why the event, which is going to be held from 31st May to 1st June in Munich/Germany this year, has become a must-attend in the industry. read...

Precious Commodity: Membrane Technology Against Water Scarcity

Water technology

Precious Commodity: Membrane Technology Against Water Scarcity

03/05/2017 - Membrane technology, as employed in ultra filtration or reverse osmosis, is becoming increasingly efficient. Water is being treated more and more cost-effectively and with better quality. Thereby, efficiency and safety significantly depend on the membranes used. read...

Automated Handling of Sensitive Products with Novel 3D Technology

Packaging Solution

Automated Handling of Sensitive Products with Novel 3D Technology

19/04/2017 - In order to expand its capacities and modernise its packaging line, those responsible for the location of a large biotechnology firm in the Netherlands were looking for a new system to pack vials and pens in different configurations. Automating this small-component packaging task would open up the possibility of increasing efficiency and saving production costs. At the same time, the chosen packaging solution needed to offer a high level of flexibility and precise handling. read...

What do we know about our olfactory sense?

The Power of the Fragrance

What do we know about our olfactory sense?

19/04/2017 - Inhaling, smelling, sniffing – the human nose is capable of detecting the most diverse aromas. However, the act of smelling encompasses more than the simple scent. If something bothers us, “it stinks”. How are our actions influenced by what lies in the air? read...