Scientists, researchers and companies all over the world use analytical testing techniques every day to make interesting, groundbreaking discoveries. Here we round up some recent interesting and cool bits of news and research featuring analytical testing methods such as GC/MS and HPLC. 1. How Does Food Affect Our Brains? We’ve all wondered why we can’t […]
Analytical testing techniques are used by a variety of different industries to uncover contamination or quality issues, as well as reveal a sample material’s composition to further the development of their products. Below we’ve compiled a handful of analytical testing videos that show analytical testing techniques in action, so you can learn more about the […]
Scientists, researchers and companies all over the world use analytical testing techniques every day to make interesting, groundbreaking discoveries. Here we round up some recent interesting and cool bits of news and research featuring analytical testing methods such as FTIR analysis and gas chromatography in action. 1. Gas Chromatography Reveals 3,000-Year-Old Cooking Mistake Archaeologists in […]
Can GC/MS analysis detect a natural gas leak in my home?
This is a question we’ve had submitted by a few folks who have come across our website and analytical testing services.
The answer? Technically yes, but practically no.
GC/MS analysis (gas chromatography mass spectrometry) has a wide variety of applications—from tracking organic pollutants in the environment to criminal forensics to food, beverage and perfume analysis. And while a mobile system could likely detect the presence of natural gas in a home, you probably don’t have access to such a tool.
Read about how analytical testing methods are being used in the hunt for life on Mars and to uncover what makes a burger smell like a burger.
Food adulteration, or food fraud, has emerged as a hot news topic in recent years, but it’s certainly not something new. According to History.com, humans have been altering food since prehistoric times to increase longevity and improve taste. But overtime adulterating food, which often involves adding fillers or additives, has transformed into something that could […]
Read about how analytical testing methods are being used uncover things like turning tap water into wine.
After nearly 50 years in business, JDC Coatings, Inc. (JDC) in Mount Juliet, TN has become known as an innovative and leading manufacturer of pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA), and industrial coatings and laminates, as well as a pioneer in “ultra clean” adhesives. “JDC started out making decorative plates and identification labels for Murray Bicycles and […]
Analytical testing techniques are used by scientists and researchers all over the world to make interesting and groundbreaking discoveries. Here we roundup some of the most interesting and cool bits of news and research featuring analytical testing methods in action: 1. What Makes Dirty Laundry Stinky? Scientists Use New Analytical Technique to Find Out Have […]
All manufacturers strive to produce the highest quality products for their customers. As a result, materials testing services from a materials testing lab like Innovatech Labs are frequently used to ensure that product quality. Materials testing can uncover the causes of product failures, identify contaminants or toxins, and also determine the chemical composition of samples. […]