What is mass spectrometry?

Previously I wrote about some applications of mass spectrometry and in particular of proton transfer reaction – mass spectrometry (PTR-MS). You can read old articles here (1, 2, 3, 4). Today I want to explain in details how PTR-MS works. PTR-MS is called a “non-targeted approach”. Non-targeted approaches are used to investigate samples when markerContinue reading “What is mass spectrometry?”

How to make the best out of quarantine

Today is the 13th day of quarantine here in Italy. Now, also in the rest of Europe, USA and Canada schools and universities are closed (lectures continue online), lots of people are working from home and self-isolating from the rest of the population. This is not a good time. It is difficult to everybody toContinue reading “How to make the best out of quarantine”

Traveling in the time of COVID-19

Next week I should have attended the Food Integrity 2020 congress in London. Because of the COVID-19 outbreak I will not fly to the UK. I live in Italy and since the 10th of March, all Italy is considered “red zone”. Almost all flights from and to Italy has been cancelled. But how did thatContinue reading “Traveling in the time of COVID-19”