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The newest -omics: Digging Into the Science of That Old-Book Smell in the New York Times and Material Degradomics: On the Smell of Old Books in Analytical Chemistry.
PerkinElmer has acquired the electrospray ionization and mass spectrometry technology company Analytica of Branford.
The MIT faculty has a adopted a policy that mandates open access to their scholarly publications. This follows similar moves by Harvard and Stanford (via).
MALDI TOF mass spectrometry has been used to identify the clothing of Ã–tzi the Iceman (in RCM; hat tip to MW).
NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander thermal and evolved-gas analyzer ( TEGA) has identified water in a mars soil sample.
From National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, January 28, 2008: “The newest wrinkle [in forensic DNA analysis] involves a rather innocuous-looking machine called a mass spectrometer, which is, in essence, a glorified scale that weighs individual molecules.” (audio and transcript)
Italian Christian Moreni tested positive for synthetic testosterone with the isotope ratio mass spectrometry procedure.
Preceramic Adoption of Peanut, Squash, and Cotton in Northern Peru – agriculture, archaeology, and accelerator mass spectrometry.
Analyses of Soft Tissue from Tyrannosaurus rex Suggest the Presence of Protein and Protein Sequences from Mastodon and Tyrannosaurus Rex Revealed by Mass Spectrometry (via).