Most Influential Man in Chromatography – Dr. Lloyd R. Snyder

Lloyd R. Snyder

American chemist, Dr. Lloyd R. Snyder, contributions led to uncovering principles of liquid chromatography, applying them in articles, short courses, and books, has passed away on September 20th, 2018 at Continue Reading

Canada Goes Cannabis: MSC and Phenomenex Take On New Heights

MSC mobile lab

Molecular Science Corp (MSC) and Phenomenex join together to take on Canada’s newest industry – Cannabis. As of October 17th, 2018, the production, distribution, sale, and possession of cannabis will Continue Reading

Beekeeper Trains Bees to Produce Cannabis-Infused Honey

cannabis-infused honey

French beekeeper, Nicholas Trainer, has reportedly attempted to combined the health benefits of both cannabis and honey by training bees to produce cannabis-infused honey from the plant’s flowers. Trainer has 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

What Catnip is Made of and Why it Can Make Your Cat Seem “High”

Catnip effects on cats

If you have ever owned a cat, then you have probably tried to see how crazy your feline would go over catnip. Rolling around, flipping over, and being generally hyperactive. 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

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

Science Behind Sparklers, Firecrackers, and of course, Fireworks

firecrackers and sparklers

Independence Day for the United States usually means eating a plethora of hot dogs then watching an elaborate and beautiful firework show. However, even though the Fourth of July, along Continue Reading

Ugandan Inventor Wins Africa Prize for Bloodless Malaria Test

Becoming the youngest winner of Royal Academy of Engineering’s Africa Prize at 24, Brian Gitta is also the first Ugandan to be honored with the award, and rightfully so! Gitta Continue Reading