New Job Posting – Senior Microbiologist, Midwest

Our client is a global, broad-based health care company. Every day, their global team of scientists is working hard to discover and develop nutritional and related health care products that advance the quality of life for people of all ages.Health care professionals and their patients trust our client to provide cutting-edge nutrition products that meet changing nutrition needs. They deliver on those expectations—providing a vast array of nutritional and therapeutic products that help babies and children grow, work to keep bodies strong, and support the unique needs of patients with chronic illnesses.

New Job Posting – Sr. Manager Health Economist, Midwest

Our client is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Their portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Their 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Ripening of fruits & vegetables – On Ethylene and (non)-Climacteric

Ripening of fruits & vegetables – On Ethylene and (non)-Climacteric

Should you buy a banana ripe or unripe? And what about strawberries? Or pineapple, avocado, green beans or Brussels sprouts? Your first reaction might be that it depends. It can depend on when you’ll be eating it. If you don’t plan on using it within a week, you might prefer an unripe banana so it has time to ripe and won’t spoil as quickly. In you’re planning it on eating when walking out of the store though you’d prefer a ripe banana.