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Latest John Bennett Fenn Stories

2012-03-06 05:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Prosolia and the Estate of the late Prof. John B. Fenn announced an exclusive license agreement providing Prosolia with new sample introduction and ionization technology using a porous "wick" for mass spectrometry and ion mobility systems. The 2002 Nobel Prize winner, Prof. Fenn, developed this new technology. Prof Fenn revolutionized mass spectrometry in the mid-1980s with electrospray ionization (ESI), which catalyzed explosive growth in the...

2009-07-21 17:55:00

A team of researchers from the Yale University (United States) and a Spanish company have developed a system to detect the vapors emitted by human skin in real time. The scientists think that these substances, essentially made up of fatty acids, are what attract mosquitoes and enable dogs to identify their owners."The spectrum of the vapors emitted by human skin is dominated by fatty acids. These substances are not very volatile, but we have developed an 'electronic nose' able to detect...