Could Coffee Cause Cancer? California Warning Labels Suggests It Can

Acrylamide

Over a 150 million Americans drink on average 3.2 cups of coffee a days, resulting in over 400 million cups of coffee per day, making the United States the leading Continue Reading

What is HILIC Separation? What Does It Mean For You?

HILIC Separation

By Scott Krepich, Food and Environmental Application Scientist Hydrophilic Interaction Chromatography (HILIC) is a variant of normal-phase liquid chromatography that partly overlaps with other chromatographic applications such as ion-chromatography and Continue Reading

Sugar Intake and Cocaine Addiction—Are They Equally Dangerous?

Cocaine Addiction

Some researchers have claimed that sugar should be considered an addictive substance, and could even be equal with abusive drugs, like cocaine addiction. Cardiovascular research scientists James J DiNicolantonio and Continue Reading

Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life? Scientists Find It Really Is 42!

Protein molecules

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is a multi-media classic story that has entertained generations globally. The first book of the series follows the adventures of Arthur Dent after the Continue Reading

Still Using Liquid-Liquid Extraction? There’s Now a CLEANER Way

How many scientists could honestly say “no” to less variability and increased reliability?  Yet, time and time again, we see scientists who are content with Liquid-Liquid Extraction (LLE) as the Continue Reading

Tips to Maintain HPLC/UHPLC Systems and Improve Column Longevity

Column Longevity

Guest Author: Dr. Richard McAllister, Phenomenex UK With a new year, most of us have our new resolutions. Join a gym, get healthier, quit smoking, drink less, basically try to Continue Reading

Cheers, Tears, and a Whole Lot of Hot Wings!

Chicken Wings

Sunday is the Big Game! Super Bowl LII will be a standoff between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New English Patriots playing in the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Continue Reading

Sitting with Scientists: The GC Love Doctor-Ramkumar Dhandapani, Ph.D.

Sitting with scientists

All great love stories must start at the very beginning. And Ramkumar Dhandapani’s 15-year relationship with gas chromatography goes way back to his high school years in India. Ramkumar always Continue Reading

Is Water Safe To Inject In Gas Chromatography?

water in GC

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.