Gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC/MS) analysis is an effective testing and troubleshooting tool for many manufacturers across industries, helping identify and quantify the materials that make up a sample or uncover contaminants that impact product quality. But when it comes to making sense of GC/MS analysis results, you may wonder how to read a gas […]
What’s That Smell? The Chemistry Behind the Seasonal Scent of Frankincense
From fresh pine to warm cinnamon, the holiday season is filled with delicious and memory-evoking scents. But perhaps one of the most iconic of Christmastime smells is that of frankincense. Oftentimes described as a sweet and woody scent with notes of lemon, frankincense is an aromatic resin that’s extracted from the bark of Boswellia trees. […]
Analytical Testing News Roundup: GC/MS Uncovers ‘Old Book Smell’ & FTIR for Stars
Learn how analytical testing techniques are being used to uncover the odors of old books, study space and create new cancer detection methods.
Analytical Testing News Roundup: Brew School, Cocoa Beans & Pesticide-Free Produce
Learn how analytical testing techniques are being used to detect diseases, ensure healthy produce, identify alternatives for chocolate production, and more.
Unraveling the Scent: How Perfume Makers Use GC/MS Analysis
From product development to quality control, discover how perfume makers use GC/MS to perfect their fragrances.
Analytical Testing News Roundup: Early Breast Cancer Detection, Studying Ancient Humans & Stinky Fruit
Learn how analytical testing techniques are being used to detect breast cancer earlier, learn more about our ancient ancestors and more.
Analytical Testing News Roundup: ‘Natural’ Sweeteners, Rancid Tortilla Chips & What Your Phone Says About You
Scientists, researchers and companies all over the world use analytical testing and chemistry 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 various chromatography methods in action. 1. GC/MS Helps Identify Cause of […]
Analytical Testing News Roundup: The Smell of Frankincense, Addicted Ants & How Food Affects Our Brains
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 in Action: Watch and Learn How Different Techniques Are Used
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 […]
Analytical Testing News Roundup: Turning Water into Wine & Craft Beer for Aquatic Conservation
Read about how analytical testing methods are being used uncover things like turning tap water into wine.