Smelling Decay and Removing Pharmaceutical Waste from Water


Dear G.I.T. Laboratory Journal Newsletter readers,

In this edition I would like to draw your attention to the work of a group of scientists from London, UK. They have worked on the problem of finding out how samples of older plastic materials decay and how to measure the degree of decay in a non-destructive way. They analyzed the volatile organic omponents that the polymeric materials exude. Read the details in this article.

A team of researchers from Tallin University came up with a novel way to remove antibiotic compounds from water. Read about their approach in this news item.

If you are interested in learning about New Technologies to Streamline Chemical Imaging and Quantification of API Forms in Drug Development, I invite you to join our webinars on the topic. Both take place on Tuesday, the 26th of February. Find the details and the registration page with all the necessary information here.

With best regards,

Dr. Martin Graf-Utzmann
Editor, G.I.T. Laboratory Journal




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