the colloid expert

simple concepts for improving complex products

You say nano, I say...

Since the explosion of nanotechnology in the last couple of decades, the terminology used to describe a liquid dispersion has become very confused and contentious. The terms nanodispersion, nanoparticle dispersion, nanosuspension, colloidal dispersion, and colloid suspension are often used...

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Time for a reboot

Reboot. This is the latest Hollywood trend of remaking 20+ year-old sitcoms and movies, oftentimes with the original actors. So what? Well, I’ve gone through something of a reboot of my own during the past year. It was a year ago this week that I bid my employer of 24 years farewell. I really had...

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I spy with my little eye...

That's my retina. It's one of the most valuable instruments I have. Like everyone, I have two. For me, they are indispensable for solving problems in the pharmaceutical industry, where expensive out-of-the blue failures plague development and manufacturing processes. Over the years, I have come...

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