What is Microelution and What are the Best Strategies When Using It?

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Microelution Solid Phase Extraction(SPE) is essentially miniaturized SPE.  The technique is ideal for analysts that have small or limited sample volumes or for those that want to save time by Continue Reading

Science of the Slushie, Discover What Goes Into Making the Famous Frozen Drink

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The convenience store chain 7-Eleven, celebrates their day, July 11th, by doling out millions of free small cups of Slurpee® to their customers. However, while guzzling down your free frozen Continue Reading

Wastewater Testing: Making Dirty Water Clean Again

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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

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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

Solid Phase Extraction & In-Well Hydrolysis for Analyzing Abusive Drugs

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The increase of testing drugs of abuse radically defines the workload for many laboratories, requiring testing methods to be accurate, reliable, and quick, which is where In-Well Hydrolysis and SPE Continue Reading

Sugar Intake and Cocaine Addiction—Are They Equally Dangerous?

Cocaine Addiction

Some researchers have claimed that sugar should be considered an addictive substance, and could even be equal with abusive drugs, like cocaine addiction. Cardiovascular research scientists James J DiNicolantonio 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

More Matrices, More Problems…or Maybe Not?

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Guest Author: Jenny Cybulski In the clinical research industry, you deal with a plethora of different and dirty matrices that all need to be cleaned up before being injected into Continue Reading

Putting “Simple” Back into Your Bioanalytical Sample Preparation

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Guest Author: Jenny Cybulski While we can’t always agree on the same thing, an overwhelming amount of bioanalytical lab analysts would agree that even though sample preparation is a necessary Continue Reading

Is Simpler Always Better? How “Easy” Sample Prep Can Hinder Progress

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How “Easy” Sample Preparation Can Hinder Our Progress Allen Misa-Food and ENV Marketing Manager Everyone—and I mean everyone—would love to simplify their sample preparation. The goal of sample preparation is Continue Reading