What is Bisphenol A (BPA) and How Does It Affect You?

BPA

By Scott Krepich, Food and Environmental Application Scientist The chemical bisphenol A (BPA) is used in the production of some plastics, many of which are utilized in water bottles and Continue Reading

The Dangers of Tattoo Ink

tattoo ink

Tattooing has been practiced for centuries around the world. These permanent designs have served as status symbols, declarations of love, amulets, religious beliefs, and even sometimes forms of punishment. However, Continue Reading

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

ADCs-Magic Bullets, Failed Drugs, and Heterobifunctional Linkers

ADCs

Guest Author: Brian Rivera, Product Manager: Bio Separations Over a hundred years ago, Nobel Prize laureate, Paul Ehrlich, envisioned a drug which could kill microbes but not harm the body, Continue Reading

Immunotherapy: A Groundbreaking Development in Cancer Treatment

When Jimmy Carter announced his cancer diagnosis in August, the public’s predictive prognoses were grim. The former U.S. president was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma after scans revealed cancerous spots on his liver and four tumors on his brain.

Technical Note Spotlight: Acrylamide from Coffee

Good for you, bad for you, causes cancer, cures it? No matter what studies show about coffee, it hasn’t stopped us from drinking it by the gallon.