What is Bisphenol A (BPA) and How Does It Affect You?


By Scott Krepich, Food and Environmental Application Scientist The chemical bisphenol A (BPA) is used in the production of some plastics, many of which are utilized in water bottles and Continue Reading

PhenoPrep Seminar Video Series- Part 1


Phenomenex held the North American PhenoPrep Seminar in Princeton, NJ to discuss innovations and challenges in preparative and process scale chromatography. Participants enjoyed a full day of lively exchange with Continue Reading

Sir William Henry Perkin: The 18-Year-Old Chemist That Changed The World of Fashion


On March 12th, 2018, Google Doodle honored the 180th birthday of British chemist, Sir William Henry Perkin, who is best known for his accidental discovery of the first synthetic organic Continue Reading

The Dangers of Tattoo Ink

tattoo ink

Tattooing has been practiced for centuries around the world. These permanent designs have served as status symbols, declarations of love, amulets, religious beliefs, and even sometimes forms of punishment. However, Continue Reading

International Women’s Day – Celebrating Women in Science

International Women’s Day

Thursday, March 8th, is International Women’s Day —a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievement of women. To celebrate this day, we wanted to highlight female scientists Continue Reading

Two Unique Options for Supported Liquid Extraction

Having two different Supported Liquid Extraction (SLE) sorbent options can make it easier for you to get a product that works for your unique extractions. By offering two supported liquid Continue Reading

Could Alcohol Be Better Than Exercise in the Long Run?


A new study led by researchers from University of California, Irvine, found that alcohol intake might have more benefits than exercise for older individuals. The study led by neurologist Claudia Continue Reading

Strata® DE SLE-Diatomaceous Earth Sorbent

Diatomaceous Earth

Common in pool filters and gardens, diatomaceous earth has many everyday uses. However, in the laboratory, it is utilized for its unique extraction qualities as the solid support in Supported Continue Reading