The Science of Slushies

Earlier this week, the convenience store chain 7-Eleven, celebrated their day, July 11th, by doling out millions of free small Slurpees to their customers. However, while guzzling down your free frozen slush, did you think about the complicated chemistry that goes into making the famous cold brews? The signature frozen Continue Reading

Three New Things Science Says About Dads

(article via Smithsonian.com) Fathers can have a significant effect on their children By Kat Eschner smithsonian.com June 16, 2017 10:00AM Recent studies of fatherhood have provided more detail to something many of us know instinctively: dads can have a big effect on their children. Parenthood is a lot of responsibility, Continue Reading

Milton’s Featured Method: Chlorinated Pesticides from Poultry Fat

Concerns surrounding pesticide contamination are not limited to fruits and vegetables. According to Toxics Action Center, pesticides are used almost everywhere: not only in agricultural fields, but also in homes, parks, schools, buildings, forests, and roads.

The Phenomenex Story: Part III

Fasha Mahjoor is the CEO of global separations company, Phenomenex. SelectScience® spoke to Fasha to ask him about the secrets to his success. Here are his top five tips.

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.

The Phenomenex Story: Part I

One might expect the CEO of a global separation sciences company to be a chemistry graduate, with in-depth training in analytical chemistry. In fact, Persian-born Fasha Mahjoor, the charismatic CEO of Phenomenex, failed all of the chemistry exams at his English boarding school before going on to acquire a Masters in architecture.

β-Gone β-Glucuronidase Removal FAQs

β-Gone β-Glucuronidase Removal 96-well plates and tubes are designed to target and remove β-glucuronidase from hydrolyzed urine samples without requiring additional time or method development. In a single step and in less than 1 minute, your hydrolyzed samples are ready for analysis.

VIDEO: Important Message from the Global Council of Finger Safety

No actual fingers were harmed in the making of this propaganda video. The Global Council of Finger Safety is not a real council because we have yet to be recognized by the International Council of Officially Recognized Councils (ICORC). However, we will not let that deter us from delivering our Continue Reading

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.