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The rise of automation in chemistry
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Jun 25, 2019

You could say that we’re currently in the midst of something of an automation revolution. Everywhere you turn it seems that technology is doing a job once reserved for a human...

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6 simple ways to save time in the lab
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: May 30, 2019

Time - it’s probably one of the things we all wish we had more of. It can be easy for it to slip away, especially when in the midst of a busy lab environment. So just how do some scientists manage to get so much done in a day?

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How to help young people find STEM in our everyday world
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Apr 26, 2019

Top tips to help interest young people about STEM using examples in the world around us.

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Reflux reaction mistakes to avoid
Author: Jack Radley
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Date: Mar 04, 2019

Here are our top tips for running a reflux reaction when using a round bottom flask, including some common errors to avoid...

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Keeping kids curious: get your child excited about STEM
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Feb 18, 2019

Kids who have confidence in their abilities are more likely to be successful at school, and building skills outside of the classroom is a key driver of this.

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How to get the best results from your jacketed lab reactor
Author: Jack Radley
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Date: Jan 31, 2019

As with any equipment, there are some best practices you can follow in order to optimise performance - so here are our recommendations...

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The best 2018 Christmas presents for your favourite scientist
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Dec 07, 2018

What do you get a scientist for Christmas? If you can’t afford to treat them to a complete set of state-of-the-art laboratory equipment, you might struggle to find the perfect gift...

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Brilliant science books for your collection
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Dec 07, 2018

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a beautiful stack of brand-new science books. For Christmas is indeed a time for reading, don't you agree?

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How do you increase the productivity of your chemistry?
Author: Martyn Deal
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Date: Nov 01, 2018

GlaxoSmithKline were at the forefront of tackling this issue and asked the question: How can we conduct multiple reactions in parallel and increase productivity?

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The Unistat Principle
Author: Ravi Hosein
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Date: Oct 22, 2018

Building temperature control units with lots of cooling and heating power is easy, the critical part is transferring that power efficiently and safely to the customers application. Find out how it's done...

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