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…

Article Roundup: Top 5 blog posts of 2020

As you know, this blog covers a lot of ground -- interesting science articles, experiments to do at home, teaching tips, and more. So which were the most popular offerings for 2020? Let's take a look! Biotechnology Basics: Bacterial Transformation…

Biotechnology Basics: Chromatography

What is chromatography? Chromatography is the separation of molecules based on their physical properties by passing a fluid sample through a solid, stationary matrix.  The interactions between the sample and the matrix influence the way the molecules flow through the…