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

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

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

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

Still Using Liquid-Liquid Extraction? There’s Now a CLEANER Way

How many scientists could honestly say “no” to less variability and increased reliability?  Yet, time and time again, we see scientists who are content with Liquid-Liquid Extraction (LLE) as the Continue Reading

Whatever Happened to the Shaking Party? New Technology Challenging Old Lab Traditions

shaking party

How New Technology is Challenging an Old Environmental Lab Tradition Guest Author: Allen Misa, Food and Environmental Marketing Manager For decades—as long as environmental laboratories—there has been the tradition of Continue Reading

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.

Real Life Application: Cereal and Aflatoxins

Separation sciences can be tough to grasp. The real-life impact isn’t always immediately obvious, and we’re often left wondering how it all affects our day-to-day. Real-Life Applications are here to show you some of the most prevalent ways chromatography makes life worth living.