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…

Microbe hunting

Bacteria, yeast, and other microbes are a necessary part of natural part of the world.  Microbes are microscopic, meaning that we cannot see them with the naked eye.  Instead, we hunt for microorganisms in our homes using petri dishes filled…

Five citizen science apps to try for Citizen Science Month

We may not be able to be in the laboratory right now, but we can still think like scientists!  Right now, there are a multitude of science projects that we can participate in via the internet  These projects are part…