There is nothing better than sitting down on a Friday night with friends, sipping some coconut-flavored rum. As chemists, we don’t just savor those drinks, we want to know why it tastes so good.
Enhanced technology now allows one conductivity meter to replace as many as three conventional units, saving money and increasing productivity.
The past few years have yielded some interesting trends in the design and operation of analytical laboratories in the corporate biopharmaceutical marketplace.
Scientists have developed a new technique that can more precisely measure cannabis compounds in gummy bears, chocolates and other edibles without destroying traditional lab equipment.
With the forensic community under attack, agencies are encouraged to pursue the benefits of accreditation based on the specific types of testing and inspections they perform.
The CREATE-X program, developed at Georgia Institute of Technology, provides the resources needed for young entrepreneurs to build innovative startups that help tackle the world's most pressing environmental issues.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is about to make a change when it comes to how Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs) are regulated, and its proposed overhaul of the current system is making waves within the scientific community.
Scientists have issued a new document with concerns and recommendations regarding the EPA’s initial Congress-commissioned report on the link between hydraulic fracturing and drinking water, which states the agency did not find any "widespread, systemic impacts on drinking water resources in the United States."
Humans rely on the environment for nearly every aspect of our lives, from fueling the cars we drive and producing the food we consume, to the most basic necessity of the air we breathe. But the planet and its inhabitants are constantly evolving, making it even more imperative that the scientists studying the environment are equipped with the latest technologies to ensure the most accurate data analysis.
In the quest for both sustainability and safety in the academic lab, sometimes it’s just about finding the right technology at the right time.
As the workforce generation changes, so too must teaching methods and learning spaces in order to better recruit and retain STEM students.
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Science, technology, engineering and mathematics-related jobs are in demand in the changing Information Age economy. The normal hubs are still thriving. But other areas across the nation are up-and-coming—while the traditional Northeast enclaves seem to be losing some of their competitive advantage.
The Navy is looking at synthetic biology as the next scientific frontier that can conquer a variety of issues faced by today’s warfighters. Synthetic biology involves creating or re-engineering microbes or other organisms to perform specific tasks, like fighting obesity, monitoring chemical threats or creating biofuels.
The reoccurring instrument features seen throughout press conferences and demos at Pittcon are fairly straight-forward – the easier, faster and more accurate, the better. Similar to mass consumers of everyday products, Pittcon exhibitors are striving to offer products that incorporate the latest and most advanced technologies to ensure ease of use, and faster results, as well as portability.