On This Day – August 05 : American physician Seymour Lipsky was born on this day in 1924

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He was the inventor of high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), which is a technique used to separate, purify and identify molecules. It is a highly sensitive method with a range of applications, such as detecting the presence of performance-enhancing drugs in urine samples.

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What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history at On This Day in Chemistry, an RSC Learn Chemistry site. rsc.li/chemistry-calendar