Monthly Archives: December 2018

How Scientists Used High Performance Liquid Chromatography to Identify a New Low-Caffeine Tea

It’s not every day that a new tea is discovered—especially one that contains many of the nutrients found in regular tea but without the caffeine—but that is precisely what happened…

A Guide to the Romaine Lettuce Recall for Students Earning their Food Safety Diploma

By now you have probably heard about the E. coli outbreak that has led to a massive recall of romaine lettuce in the United States and Canada. In the US,…

The Importance of Blinding Explained for Students in Clinical Research College

A lot of work goes into designing experiments and clinical trials that yield reliable and unbiased results. Of the many tools that research designers use to achieve this, blinding might…

What Students in Pharma Courses Should Know About Standard Operating Procedures

Standard operating procedures (SOPs) might be found in almost any industry, but they’re of particular importance when it comes to pharmaceutical and food manufacturing, where strict quality assurance and quality…