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Don’t miss Wednesday Webinars on Separation Solutions!

It’s March Madness, Lucidity style! We’re very excited to bring you a 6 part series of webinars that will air on Wednesdays beginning March 23 and concluding April 6.  Each Wednesday there will be a 1 hour webinar from 11:00AM – 12:00PM (EST) and a 1 hour webinar from 3:00PM to 4:00PM (EST) on a…
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Introducing… Will it Analyze?

We’re very excited to announce that we’re launching a new video series titled “Will it Analyze?” that ties in with the popular “Will it Digest?” and “Will it Extract?” video series from CEM.  In this video series Prof. Dan will take a look at everyday objects and see what can be analyzed in either the…
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Analysis of Whiskeys by GC-FID

Daniel Iversen, R&D Chemist, Lucidity Introduction While spending time with my family over the holiday season, I was given a bottle of whiskey by my father-in-law, who boasted that it was a very fine bottle of whiskey and he paid top dollar for it.  This got me wondering if there was a way to tell…
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Capsaicin in Peppers

by Dan Iversen, Lucidity R&D Scientist While doing inventory in the lab, I came across a vial of pure capsaicin. I wondered why we had capsaicin. Rather than throw it out, I decided to use it to know the level of capsaicin in the hot peppers that I eat. After a quick google search to…
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What’s in this hemp?

We recently analyzed hemp oil extracted from hemp from a hemp grower. We first diluted approximately 0.1g of the viscous oil in 40mL of acetonitrile then put a portion of this diluted sample into a sample vial and placed it in the miniLC. We ran our standard cannabinoid method that had been calibrated using a…
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