James F. Ryan
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||Computers in Chemistry
The Chromatography Data Processing Marketplace
Flexibility and ease of use are primary selling points.
Terrance A. Rooney
||Lab Products Notebook
Flash Temperature Programming for Chromatography
Resistive heating for high-speed GC collapses analysis time.
S. MacDonald, C. Wood, K. LeBlanc, and D. Wheeler
Meetings, conferences, and short courses
||The Chemist's Bookshelf
Cosmography and Chromatography
Gary J. Weisel, Mark S. Lesney
Lab Design Resolves Space Conflict
How an architect and a group of chemists
optimized available square footage
W. David Gibson
Separating Wheat from Chaff in the Patent Field
How to find out what's new in chromatography.
"Functional Foods" Hit Supermarket Shelves
Nutriceuticals arrive in the form of two cholesterol-lowering margarines.
Mary Ann Ryan
Online Investment Research: A Surfing Safari
To avoid drowning in data, choose the right Web sites.
||Regulations and You
Legally Defensible Data?
Don't assume you need environmental analysis from SW-846 methods.
||The Way We Were
Quest for Aluminum Revealed Route to Acetylene.
In 1892, electric-arc furnace pioneer Thomas Willson stumbled onto a way to make calcium carbide.
David M. Kiefer
New products, literature, and Web sites
Humorous tales from readers' labs and lives . . .
plus a cartoon.