News tagged with mass spectrometers

Ultra-Sensitive Cocaine Detection

(PhysOrg.com) -- Forensic science student Sonica Devi has found minute traces of cocaine at a number of public phone boxes in the city of Derby, UK - thanks to a new development in forensic analysis.

May 05, 2010
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Missing link of cloud formation

The discovery of an unknown hitherto chemical compound in the atmosphere may help to explain how and when clouds are formed. The discovery of the so called dihydroxyepoxides (an aerosol-precursor), is reported ...

Aug 11, 2009
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First nanoscale mass spectrometer created

Using devices millionths of a meter in size, physicists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed a technique to determine the mass of a single molecule, in real time.

Jul 22, 2009
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