Polarography Today: Conversations with Leading Czech Scientists

In my last post, I showed you the origins of polarography, an analytical technique that dates back to 1922 and whose inventor Jaroslav Heyrovský was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1959. While the appearance of polarography equipment has changed a lot since the early days, the working principle is till the same and the technique […]

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Polarography Today: Conversations with Leading Czech Scientists

In my last post, I showed you the origins of polarography, an analytical technique that dates back to 1922 and whose inventor Jaroslav Heyrovský was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1959. While the appearance of polarography equipment has changed a lot since the early days, the working principle is till the same and the technique […]

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A Focus on the Environment: Metrohm Young Chemist Award Germany

As you probably know, on the occasion of our company anniversary, Metrohm subsidiaries all over the world are awarding the Metrohm Young Chemist Award to young scientists who are doing innovative research using techniques from the Metrohm portfolio. At analytica in Munich last week, Metrohm Germany awarded three young scientists the Young Chemist Award. All three […]

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A Tour of Analytica 2018

Analytica in Munich is one of the most important trade shows worldwide for the chemical analysis business and thus for Metrohm. It takes place every other year and is visited by an international public. In the digital age, many shows seem to suffer from decreasing numbers of visitors and exhibitors, but not analytica—on the contrary: […]

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A Nobel Prize for Heyrovský

Prague is the birthplace of one of the analysis techniques in Metrohm’s portfolio: polarography. During my stay in the Czech Republic, together with Peter Barath, CEO of our Czech subsidiary, I followed the roots of polarography from its invention to its use today, e.g., in biology research. Polarography is an electrochemical analysis technique that enables […]

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Dumpling Day at Metrohm Czech Republic

During my week in Czechia, I first visited Prague, where the local Metrohm office is located, and then Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic. In Prague and Brno, we followed the roots of polarography, one of the analysis techniques from Metrohm’s portfolio, as this was invented by Czech chemist Jaroslav Heyrovský. But […]

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Historic and Culinary Landmarks of France

France is famous for many of its historic monuments: Who doesn’t immediately picture the Eiffel Tower or the Arc de Triomphe when they think of Paris, and who hasn’t heard about the Lascaux Cave with its prehistoric paintings? Today they are not only landmarks, but also important witnesses of ages long gone. Depending on their […]

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Metrohm France: Champagne and Horse Pee

Tuesday morning, I found myself standing in a customer lab close to Paris, fighting at the same time with jet lag and the sting of ammonia in my nose provoked by the samples horse pee handled all around us. We were at the LCH, the laboratory belonging to the French National Horse Racing Federation FNCH. […]

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Not Just Water: The John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago

I’m posting this video with several weeks delay, but I didn’t want to keep it from you: it’s about my visit at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, which was definitely one of the most interesting customer visits I’ve been on so far. I hope you’ll enjoy it! On our visit to Chicago, my Metrohm USA […]

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A Brief History of Lyon

Lyon is one stage of Stephanie’s Metrohm «Tour de France». But who knows Lyon, outside our French borders? This article is here to help you understand why we have chosen this city for Stephanie’s world tour and why it was elected «Best European weekend destination» in the World Travel Awards 2016. Once Upon a Time… […]

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