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A recent study revealed how strong the attraction of flowers can be to mosquitoes. What the GC analysis in the study also showed is that some chemicals present in a specific specie of orchids can repel mosquitoes by their scent – could this help in the development of improved repellent products?
As a highly flammable tasteless, colorless and odorless gas, hydrogen can be a huge cause of concern for many labs. For this reason, hydrogen generators have been replacing more traditional methods of hydrogen gas supply, providing a safer environment in the lab.
An FID, or Flame Ionization Detector, is the most common detector paired with gas chromatography instruments for analytical applications. It is used in a number of industries such as in natural gas, pharmaceutical, and petrochemical markets. But how does an FID work?
With the help of gas chromatography, for the first time ever, researchers at Tohoku University in Japan have discovered the presence of sugar molecules in meteorites.
No matter the season, come rain or shine, gin is always ‘in’. As a refreshing beverage at a bar by the beach or a soothing winter drink by an open fire at home – gin is so versatile it’s hard not to find a perfect occasion for it.