International Beer Day and the Science Behind the Amber Liquid

International Beer Day

August 2nd, 2019 marks International Beer Day – a day for beer lovers everywhere to raise a toast to their local brewers and bartenders and appreciate the art of the Continue Reading

Terpenes, Insecticide, and a LaCroix Lawsuit

Terpenes

Terpenes, Insecticide, and a LaCroix Lawsuit By Scott Krepich, Food and Environmental Application Scientist Terpenes are a diverse class of organic compounds that can be found in many plants and Continue Reading

Synthetic Astaxanthin and the Salmon Controversy

Astaxanthin

Astaxanthin: A Molecule That Allows You See Through Rose-Colored Glasses Author: Badaoui Omais, Ph.D. Astaxanthin is a red pigment originally contained in marine sources like algae and plankton. This molecule can Continue Reading

Food Safety Concerns Loom this Thanksgiving with Salmonella Outbreak

Thanksgiving Turkey Salmonella Outbreak

Thanksgiving and turkey are somewhat synonymous. Can’t really have one without the other! However, this Thanksgiving, the showstopper bird might be missing from some tables across America. Federal food and Continue Reading

How to Improve Your Sugar Analysis by HPLC

sugar analysis

Are you separating sweet, sweet sugars? So are a lot of our customers. Over the past year, we’ve worked and spoken with many scientists regarding sugar analysis from all kinds Continue Reading

Graphitized Carbon Black and How It Will Improve Your Lab Functionality

Graphite is all around us.  The mineral can be used to accessorize as diamonds, write in school as a pencil, and was even used to write the drafts of this Continue Reading

Scientists Have Cracked the Wheat Genome Sequence

Wheat Genome Sequence

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) published in the international journal Science, reported a detailed description of the bread wheat genome sequence, the world’s most widely cultivated crop. This Continue Reading

Science of the Slushie, Discover What Goes Into Making the Famous Frozen Drink

Slushie

The convenience store chain 7-Eleven, celebrates their day, July 11th, by doling out millions of free small cups of Slurpee® to their customers. However, while guzzling down your free frozen Continue Reading