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  Focus: Separation Sciences February 2004
  An Apple a Day   An Apple a Day (116 KB PDF)
HPLC takes the lead in finding food phytochemicals.
Mark S. Lesney
  IC: An Eye on the Future   IC: An Eye on the Future (145 KB PDF)
Ion chromatography is hitting its stride.
Paul R. Haddad
  Seeking Solutions in Chicago  

Seeking Solutions in Chicago (84 KB PDF)
The annual Pittsburgh Conference returns to the Windy City.


Update (150 KB PDF)
Research News and Science Bits

Regulations and You
Process Analytical Technology
(63 KB PDF)
PAT regs are expected to help maximize drugmakers’ efficiencies.
Randall C. Willis

Systems & Data Handling
Keeping Tabs
(67 KB PDF)
Chemical management services enable greener industrial chemistry.
William Illsey Atkinson


Instruments & Applications
IR Investigates: Edible Oils
(64 KB PDF)
Vibrational spectroscopy can help in detecting adulteration.
David Filmore

Technology and Tools
Keeping Electrodes Inline
(55 KB PDF)
New transistors help scientists probe samples in harsh environments.
Rod Stark


Business Matters (51 KB PDF)
Marketplace, Deals, and People

Executive Interview (51 KB PDF)
Allen Lauer Chairman of the Board, Varian, Inc.:
“Life is learning.”
Interviewed by James F. Ryan and Felicia M. Willis


Workplace Perspectives
Help Wanted?
(61 KB PDF)
A recovering economy and retiring boomers could make for future hiring headaches.
Randall C. Willis

General Interest  

For Openers
The Pittcon Iditarod
(65 KB PDF)
James F. Ryan

Letters (44 KB PDF)
Feedback from our readers.

Chemistry Chronicles
Eyeing the Glass Past
(65 KB PDF)
From antiquity to the present, this unique material has transformed society with its beauty and utility.
Mark S. Lesney

Chemist's Bookshelf (60 KB PDF)
   • The Physics of Hockey
   Reviewed by Randall C. Willis

   • Mass Spectrometry Basics
   Reviewed by Randall C. Willis


Crossword Puzzle
General Science
(23 KB PDF) || Solution (html)
Marge Deibel

Health Perspectives
Analyzing Alzheimer’s
(52 KB PDF)
Researchers are focusing on this and other forms of dementia.
Felicia M. Willis

Lighter Elements (70 KB PDF)
Humorous tales from readers and other sources . . . plus a cartoon.


Product Information (html)
New products, literature, and websites.


Product Profile
Water Purification
(67 KB PDF)
The quest for “pure” water chemistry.
Kimberly S. Cleaves

ISSN 1532-4494