In the first GC columns, gas chromatography phases were simply coated onto the column. This was mostly the case with packed columns, but also the same with the very first capillary columns. Injecting water onto these phases dissolved the phase and caused the phase to elute from the columns.
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What the HILIC is HILIC?
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Toilet to Tap beer: How Oregon is Recycling Wastewater
In April, an Oregon wastewater treatment operator challenged local home brewers to create a delicious beer from four ingredients… Not so hard, right?
NASA: Liquid Water Confirmed on Mars
On Monday, NASA held a press conference to discuss the first confirmed presence of liquid water on Mars.