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27 Mar

Consumer Drones

So, unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last year, you could not of helped to hear about the future of delivery and surveillance that we will be in our lives in the near future.  Actually, I guess … Continue reading

20 Mar

Teaching Children to Have Grit

Teaching our children to have grit.  No, this has nothing to do with our kids playing out in the sand and mud.  I happen to hear this very interesting story on NPR (National Public Radio).  At first I had visions … Continue reading

13 Mar

3-D Printer Helps Baby Breathe

Picture of baby Garrett and His Mother Natalie Peterson,  courtesy of NPR. On my way to work this morning, I was Listening to this incredible story on NPR about Garrett, who was born with a defective windpipe.  Apparently, Garrett was born with a … Continue reading

22 Feb

Do You Need Your Lab Water Deionized (Softened, Polished)?

Perhaps all your lab needs is deionized water.  Or you would like to use DI water as feed water for further purification.  There are cartridge deionizers which are simple to install and require little maintenance. Ion exchange in water treatment … Continue reading

20 Feb

Wireless Weather Stations

Professional Weather Stations for use in schools, labs and industrial applications.  This instrument is designed to monitor conditions, forecast weather, and check environmental air parameters.  The unit displays temperature, humidity, dew point, barometric pressure/pressure trend, weather forecast, wind direction/speed, wind … Continue reading

17 Feb

An Easy Start to Pure Lab Water

Where do you start for a laboratory water treatment system?  Especially if you have a small laboratory.  Initial water treatment in the lab could start with a water pre-filter to remove particulates followed by a reverse osmosis system.  This is … Continue reading

13 Feb

Brushes for Cleaning Test Tubes

The right tool for the right job!  Test Tube Brushes seem to be one of those items you don’t really think about until you need it.  I recently received orders from several labs.  In each case, the tech ran out … Continue reading

10 Feb

Your Lab Water is Important

What type of water do you need in your day to day lab work?  Water types used in the laboratory can be Type I water, Type II, Type III – determined by the levels of impurities.  If you are washing … Continue reading

06 Feb

Vortex Mixers

A Vortex Mixer is actually a simple devise found in most laboratories. The phrase “Shaken not Stirred” comes to mind, though not sure how functional this would be for your next cocktail party. All kidding aside, it is designed to … Continue reading

03 Feb

Beer’s Law

No it’s not a law about beer as in ale. Beer’s law, or the Beer-Lambert law describes the relationship between absorbance of light by a substance, the distance the light travels through the substance, and the concentration of the substance. … Continue reading