How to Pop the POPs (Persistent Organic Pollutants) in a GC Oven

How gas chromatography can help monitor persistent organic pollutants, or POPs

Discover how chromatography is afront-line player to monitor persistent organic pollutants. Guest Author: Badaoui Omais, Ph.D. Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are toxic organic compounds that are resistant to the natural Continue Reading

Sulfur Dioxide, Acid Rain, and How Gas Chromatography is Here To Help

Sulfur Dioxide

Discover how gas chromatography can heal your sulfur dioxide woes. Guest Author: Tim Nelson, Global Marketing Manager, Fuels & Chemicals We can all agree that acidic rain is not “sweet” Continue Reading

Llamas Could be the Key for a Universal Flu Vaccine

flu vaccine

Llamas, the world’s wonderfully, spitting, pack animal, might be the answer to the illness that resulted in an estimated 80,000 American deaths last winter, which was the highest number in 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 Is Feeling Pretty in Pink! Learn About the World’s Oldest Color

worlds oldest color

Scientists have uncovered a bright pink color that existed over 1.1 billion years ago. It is over 500 million years older than the previous record holder for the oldest color. Continue Reading

Wastewater Testing: Making Dirty Water Clean Again

Wastewater Sewage Plant

Guest Author: David C. Kennedy, Ph.D A Look Into the Wastewater Testing Process and its Potential Impacts Treating domestic wastewater (sewage) to remove harmful contaminants is thought to be the Continue Reading

PFAS: Another Slow-Motion Environmental Train Wreck?

Environmental PFAS contamination

Guest Author: David C. Kennedy, Ph.D Exploring the Increasing Environmental Risk of PFAS Throughout my forty plus year career in the environmental testing industry, we have witnessed the occurrence of Continue Reading

Find Out What Puts the “PLUS” in Your ZB-624PLUS

Upgrade Your Existing 624plus Phase Today Guest Author: Ramkumar Dhandapani, Ph.D.- Global Product Manager, Gas Chromatography While 624plus is an EPA method that was popular in environmental laboratories to analyze volatile organic Continue Reading