A lecture by John Yates III of the Scripps Research Institute at the La Jolla Proteomics Conference, July 2, 2008.
PerkinElmer has acquired the electrospray ionization and mass spectrometry technology company Analytica of Branford.
April 30th is the deadline for abstract submission for the 18th International Mass Spectrometry Conference in Bremen, Germany, August 30 â€“ September 4, 2009.
The social networking site Linkedin has a group for mass spectrometry. Linkedin is similar to FaceBook, but focuses on professional networking.
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).
Starting in 2009, the journal RNA Biology will require that authors submitting to their RNA Families section also submit a Wikipedia page summarizing the work. Both will be peer reviewed. For example, Jones, et al. RNA Biology 6, 1-4 (2009) has a corresponding Wikipedia page SmY RNA (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.