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…

And the Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to…

This week, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for the discovery of one of the hottest biotechnology tools out there - CRISPR! This marks the first…

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…