Metabolomics Society Celebrates 20 Years

Metabolomics Society Celebrates 20 Years

This year marks the 20th annual conference of the Metabolomics Society! LECO is excited to be a sponsor for Metabolomics 2024, starting on 16 June and ending 20 June, and we’re counting down the minutes until the conference begins. Held in the buzzing metropolis of Osaka, Japan, this event is the largest metabolomics meeting worldwide. […]

Non-Targeted Screening with TOFMS: A Monthly Webinar Series

Non-Targeted Screening with TOFMS: A Monthly Webinar Series

In an era marked by intricate chemical compositions and emerging contaminants, conventional targeted analysis methods often prove inadequate for gaining a comprehensive understanding of environmental and biological matrices. Enter non-targeted screening – an innovative approach enabling the simultaneous detection and identification of thousands of compounds, regardless of prior knowledge of their presence. Positioned at the […]

LECO is Bringing Its Latest Innovation to ASMS

LECO is Bringing Its Latest Innovation to ASMS

The 72nd Annual American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference is taking place from 2 June – 6 June. We’ll be in attendance, and we’ll have our all-new BenchTop Mass Spectrometer, the Pegasus BTX, with us! Check out this new advancement in mass spectrometry and ask our experts anything you’re wanting to know at Booth […]

Do My Consumables Expire?

Do My Consumables Expire?

The short answer to that question is yes… eventually. But there are several factors that play into it. You may notice that some of your consumables have labels with specific expiration dates, while others do not. For items that don’t include a specific expiration date, shelf-life is based on the date of manufacture. The manufacturing […]

Re-Analyze Your Career—LECO has Opportunities for You!

Re-Analyze Your Career—LECO has Opportunities for You!

In 1936, LECO Corporation introduced the first-ever rapid carbon determinator in the United States. Since then, the company has expanded globally and burst into new markets inside the world of analysis. Millions of samples worldwide have been analyzed using LECO instruments for elemental analysis, thermal analysis, metallography, and mass spectrometry. While science is certainly “our […]

Discoveries with Dr. Dave: Detecting PFAS in Anti-Fog Solutions with GC-MS

Discoveries with Dr. Dave: Detecting PFAS in Anti-Fog Solutions with GC-MS

Since the first humans walked the earth, our species has been changing the world. Brilliant minds throughout existence have provided us with life-altering inventions and ideas, like medicines that cure our ailments and lengthen our lives, or technology that connects us in ways we never thought possible. The human mind has thought up some incredible […]

What’s Behind Your Beer’s Aroma This St. Patrick’s Day?

What’s Behind Your Beer’s Aroma This St. Patrick’s Day?

St. Patrick’s Day is an annual feast day celebrating the patron saint, St. Patrick. It’s a national holiday in both Ireland and Northern Ireland. The holiday, taking place on March 17th, has a number of traditions associated with it here in the USA as well—wearing green, eating the traditional Irish corned beef and cabbage, the Chicago […]

Polish Your Worries Away

Polish Your Worries Away

In 1973, LECO Corporation introduced the industry’s first line of complete solutions for metallographic analysis. All of these instruments typically require some kind of consumable, but it’s up to the customer to decide which ones they would like to use. LECO offers a wide selection of consumables — for example, we offer fourteen different types […]

Soils TOC: Analyzing Acid-Treated Samples is Now Easy as ABC

Soils TOC: Analyzing Acid-Treated Samples is Now Easy as ABC

As the concern for global warming has increased over the years, ways to sequester carbon has been top-of-mind for many scientists and researchers. Capturing atmospheric carbon in the form of carbon dioxide, converting it, and storing it in soil would not only help the overall environment, but it could help farmers grow better crops as well.

Let Us Show You the Whey!

Let Us Show You the Whey!

Whether it be in your post-workout protein shake or breakfast yogurt bowl, whey protein is in most foods consumed daily. Whey is the liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained and is the byproduct of the manufacturing of cheese or casein. Whey protein has many commercial uses, and the global market is expected […]

Say ‘Cheese’ to Precision: Protein Analysis of Dairy Products

Say ‘Cheese’ to Precision: Protein Analysis of Dairy Products

Got milk? Dairy contains a “complete” protein, making it a prime candidate for high-quality protein or nutrition products. This is driving a growing interest in dairy protein, making protein analysis more important than ever. In a recent article with FOOD-Lab International Technical, R&D Director Monika Partyka explains the use of LECO’s FP928 Protein Analyzer in […]

LECO Launches New Laboratory in Partnership with California State University, Los Angeles

LECO Launches New Laboratory in Partnership with California State University, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California—LECO Corporation has partnered with California State University, Los Angeles, on the development of its new LECO Complex Chemical Compositional Analysis Lab. The opening of the lab on September 19th marked a significant step towards advancing research and education in complex chemical analysis not only at the university but throughout the West Coast.

Carbon & Nitrogen: The Key to Growing & Maintaining Quality Crops

Carbon & Nitrogen: The Key to Growing & Maintaining Quality Crops

  A web of factors contributes to a good crop, but the importance of carbon and nitrogen cannot be overstated. From soil to fertilizer to the plant matter itself, the mix of carbon and nitrogen play significant roles in the development and growth of the plant. Knowing the carbon and nitrogen levels in every aspect […]