Cold and Flu Season: What’s Hugging Got to Do With It?

Flu Season

Valentine’s Day is approaching, love is in the air, and recent freezing temperatures make for perfect cuddling conditions. How appropriate, then, that today—January 21—is National Hugging Day!

The Man, The Myth, The Milton: Meet our Newest Teammate!

Full-time chromatography enthusiast, analyst, and guest blogger (with devilishly good looks).

The Phenomenex Story: Part II

Richard Thomas is Chief Scientific Officer at Precision Diagnostics. Sonia Nicholas, Associate Editor at Select Science, spoke to Richard to learn more about his work and the technology that he uses in his laboratory.

Recap: SoCal Dietary Supplements Chromatography Forum

Last month, Phenomenex hosted the SoCal Dietary Supplements Chromatography Forum—an all-day assembly co-sponsored by Alkemist Laboratories and US Pharmacopeia (USP) to discuss “the need and approach to modernizing USP dietary supplement monographs,” particularly those based upon chromatography.

Best and Worst Organic Solvents to Use in LC

There are several critical characteristics to take into consideration when choosing the appropriate organic solvent to use in liquid chromatography. For example, high viscosity solvents may produce backpressures that are too high for the HPLC system used.

Beta-Glucuronidase Removal: Urine the Right Place

Whether it be for a job interview or medical diagnosis, most of us have found ourselves in the vulnerable position of peeing into a cup. And though it may feel invasive or embarrassing, urine tests are remarkably helpful to doctors, courts, and hiring managers alike.

What the HILIC is HILIC?

Hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography (HILIC) is a chromatographic mode used mainly for the separation of polar compounds that are too hydrophilic to be retained in a reversed phase column.

10 Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask About LC

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Addressing Cannabis Research Challenges with Gas Chromatography

With marijuana decriminalization on the rise in the United States, many people might expect to see more sophisticated systems of labeling and identification in their newly sanctioned cannabis products. Easier said than done.