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Thin Layer Chromatography

Chromatography methods are used to help us separate molecular mixtures based on their mobility. One of the most basic versions of chromatography is thin layer chromatography (TLC). TLC can be used to separate chemical compounds and mixtures, identify specific compounds,…

Saltwater Cures

Biodiversity prospecting, or bioprospecting, is the exploration of natural resources for useful molecules, biochemicals, and/or genetic information. These discoveries are then developed into commercial products such as medicines. Approximately 25% of medicines are derived from naturally occurring compounds. Most of…

The Biotechnology Rainbow

Biotechnology, the use of living systems to solve problems and make useful products, is massive and expanding. Its applications range from vaccines to shoes. How are scientists keeping track of this sprawling scientific field? Like they do with other large…