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  Focus: Spectroscopy October 2004
 
Spirit and Opportunity: Mössbauer on Mars   Spirit and Opportunity: Mössbauer on Mars (240 KB PDF)
The Red Planet rovers are the ultimate spectroscopic field instruments.
Michael J. Felton
   
IR Spectroscopy in Clinical and Diagnostic Applications   IR Spectroscopy in Clinical and Diagnostic Applications (176 KB PDF)
Infrared spectroscopy’s sensitivity to molecular structure and interactions provides a “molecular fingerprint.”
Janie Dubois and R. Anthony Shaw
 
   
Technology
   
 

Update (72 KB PDF)
Research News and Science Bits

Instruments & Applications
Forensic Mass Spectrometry
(60 KB PDF)
MS allows law enforcement to detect the least of the lingering traces of crime.
Mark S. Lesney

 

Technology & Tools
Carbon Dioxide Chromatography
(56 KB PDF)
The role of SFC in pharmaceutical discovery.
Lester Dolak

 
   
Business
   
 

Workplace Perspectives
Getting the Job
(60 KB PDF)
Employment candidates can avoid common interviewing pitfalls.
John K. Borchardt

 

 

 
   
 
General Interest  
 
     

For Openers
Space and Body Spectra
(36 KB PDF)
James F. Ryan

Chemistry Chronicles
Joseph Priestley: A Life
(64 KB PDF)
The discoverer of oxygen got the theory wrong but contributed much to science and modern life.
Richard A. Pizzi

Chemist's Bookshelf (52 KB PDF)
The Scientists
Reviewed by Mark S. Lesney

 

Health Perspectives
Lightening the Winter Blues
(68 KB PDF)
Seasonal affective disorder is increasingly being treated with phototherapy.
Mary Ann Ryan

Crossword Puzzle
Name That Scientist
(24 KB PDF) || Solution (html)
Marge Deibel

Lighter Elements (56 KB PDF)
Humorous tales from readers and other sources . . . plus a cartoon.

     
 
Products  
 
     

Product Profile
Baths and Circulators
(68 KB PDF)
Michael J. Felton

 

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New products, literature, and websites.

     
 
 
ISSN 1532-4494