Category Archives: Testing Science

War Over Rare Earth Elements

Posted on May 29, 2019

I bet you didn’t think you would be hearing that a potential pretext for trade war escalation would be around some chemical elements that are not very well known: Rare Earth Elements (REEs). Contrary to their naming convention, rare earth elements (REEs) are far from rare and are found in small concentrations within mineral deposits

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CARO’s New Brand Vision

Posted on April 13, 2018

“Charismatic Scientists driven to make the world safer and healthier” Does the video not show up for you? Check out our new company video here. Sounds a little crazy for a testing lab, right? We thought so too until we really took a step back from the day to day business and had a good

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Microplastics Found in 90% of Bottled Water

Posted on March 16, 2018

Plastics are very useful for so much in this world. Unfortunately, the management of the waste must be drastically improved if we want to keep this world a safe and healthy environment. The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced a review on the potential risks of plastics in our drinking water. They released a new study

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Analyse This!

Posted on February 23, 2018

The Man Who Saved a Country Professor Pat Sandra founded RIC, or the Research Institute for Chromatography, in Belgium.  As one of the world’s leading separation scientists he had to jump into action to save Belgium’s agricultural industry.  What happened? First, chicken farmers started to notice that eggs weren’t hatching.  The chickens were starting to

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5 Steps to Sampling Soil Vapour Right the First Time

Posted on July 6, 2017

There are many reasons to look forward to summer. As an environmental lab, the arrival of warmer weather and longer days marks the beginning of “Soil Vapour Season”, which is a very exciting time at CARO! Proper sample collection in the field is key to collect a good sample the first time, especially for soil

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Got Cyanide? CARO at the Forefront of Cyanide Testing

Posted on July 19, 2016

Did you know that cyanide is one of the most commonly used chemicals in the world? Its widespread use and highly reactive nature increases the potential for cyanide to enter the environment. At CARO, we most commonly get requests for cyanide testing from mining clients and environmental consultants working on sites where they are worried

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Veterinary Antibiotics in Agricultural Runoff in the BC Watershed

Posted on May 16, 2016

Did you know that more than half of all antibiotics used in the world are used on farm animals? Though intended to improve the health and well being of livestock, these veterinary antibiotics are making their way into the environment through agriculture runoff, causing environmental and potential human health issues.  At CARO, we are constantly working

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The New CARO.ca online store information website.

The Brand New CARO.ca

Posted on April 12, 2016

The team at CARO Analytical is thrilled to introduce a re-vamped and re-energized website – CARO.ca. The online companion to CARO’s environmental and food testing services, the new CARO.ca website has been designed with our clients in mind and better reflects our energetic, innovative brand. The website is addressed not only to our loyal CARO clients,

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