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

Celebrate Arbor Day by Updating Your Environmental Analysis

Arbor Day

National Arbor Day this year is April 27, 2018, and is a day to come together and celebrate the importance of trees. The first American Arbor Day began in Nebraska Continue Reading

Black Gold – Different Fuels, Petroleum Cuts, and GC Conditions

Petroleum

Guest Author: Badaoui Omais, Ph.D. Molecular characterization of petroleum products is a challenge to understand due to their formation, enhanced refining processes, and physical properties. From petroleum crude oil, the Continue Reading

Feeling a Little Under the Weather? Try Platypus Milk!

Platypus Milk

Platypus milk could be the antibacterial answer to stopping the super bug. Researchers believe lives can be saved with the help of platypus milk. A new study led by scientists 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