Inventor of Ibuprofen, Stewart Adams, Passes Away at 95

The inventor of Ibuprofen, Stewart Adams, dies at 95

Ibuprofen discovered thanks to a hangover. Dr. Stewart Adams, who helped discover Ibuprofen, passed away January 30th, 2019. The British pharmacist discovered the painkiller when he ended up curing his Continue Reading

LC-MS/MS Method for Determination of NDMA and NDEA in Valsartan

Valsartan

By: Philip J. Koerner, Ph.D. – Global Industry Manager – Pharmaceutical The Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA), in cooperation with SCIEX Korea, has recently published an official LC-MS/MS method using 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

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

¿Qué es la Cromatografía de Interacción Hidrofílica (HILIC)?

La cromatografía de interacción hidrofílica

Por Scott Krepich, Investigador en Aplicaciones para Alimentos y Medio Ambiente La cromatografía de interacción hidrofílica (HILIC) es una variante de la cromatografía líquida en fase normal que se superpone parcialmente a 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

Fundamental Organic Matter Found on Mars by NASA’s Curiosity

NASA Mars Discovery

On June 7th, 2018, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) made several announcements regarding discoveries made by the Curiosity rover. The rover found organic matter on Mars in soil samples taken Continue Reading

What is Drug Antibody Ratio and How Does It Relate to Biotherapeutics?

DAR: Drug Antibody Ratio

Meet James Song, R&D Research Scientist– Bioseparations James has over 20 years of experience in the arena of biotechnology and has a wealth of experience in the fields of diagnostic 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

NEW Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Application Guide

Perfluoroalkyl Substances

Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) are a large group of compounds characterized by a linear aliphatic backbone, a high degree of fluorination and often feature a carboxylic- or sulfonic- acid functionality. These Continue Reading