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Californium
The Element of the Month - Californium
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Jun 06, 2016

Californium is a man-made radioactive actinide that’s produced from nuclear reactions. It has no biological roles, but surprisingly many applications.

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How to Keep Your Chiller Cool in the Summer - Huber Temp Control
How to Keep Your Laboratory Chiller Working at Its Best through the Summer Months
Author: David Gentle
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Date: May 20, 2016

We work in partnership with Huber to bring you a comprehensive selection of high precision temperature control systems. The higher the temperature, the harder your chiller will have to work to keep things cool. Read our guide to ensuring that your chillers always work as well as they should.

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Caesium Crystals
This Week in Chemistry - May 2016 Edition
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: May 11, 2016

In this final edition of This Week In Chemistry, we take one last look at the events that shaped our understanding of the chemical world.

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Star Wars Day
Happy Star Wars Day! Let's Make Some Green Jakku Bread
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: May 04, 2016

May the Fourth Be With You! We take a quick look at the onscreen chemistry in The Force Awakens, before sharing a recipe for green Jakku bread.

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Neptunium
The Element of the Month - Neptunium
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Apr 27, 2016

Neptunium is an elusive radioactive element that contributed to an arguably mistaken Nobel Prize, that could play an important role in spaceflight, and that may well be hiding in your home.

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Earth Day - Green Laboratory Equipment
Earth Day - 3 Ways To Make Your Laboratory Less Wasteful & More Efficient
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Apr 20, 2016

At Radleys, we specialise in scientific glassware and laboratory equipment. So as part of our commitment to making the Earth a greener and cleaner place, we've developed a range of products that will enable you to significantly reduce waste and energy usage in your laboratory – while also improving your productivity and safety.

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Meyerhof Metabolism
This Week in Chemistry – April 2016 Edition
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Apr 15, 2016

In this regular feature on the Radleys blog, we take a look at the events that happened on this very week, throughout history, that shaped our understanding of the chemical world.

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World Health Day - Beat Diabetes
World Health Day 2016 - Beat Diabetes
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Apr 07, 2016

Diabetes is predicted to become the world’s 7th leading cause of death by 2030. So it's no wonder that the theme of World Health Day 2016 is Beat Diabetes.

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Terbium
Element of the Month - Terbium
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Apr 01, 2016

From screens to spending to space to speakers, terbium may not be one of the most famous of elements, but it's certainly one of the more versatile.

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World Water Day 2016
World Water Day - Scientists Need to Lead by Example
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Mar 22, 2016

World Water Day might fall just once a year, but the issues won’t suddenly vanish once March 23 rolls around. The time for change is now.

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