By Beth Mettlach, Sales Engineer On Thursday, May 15, 2014 In Labconco News
Certain products in a laboratory require a remote blower in order to operate. Choosing the correct blower makes a huge difference in how that piece of equipment performs. For example, if a motor with the wrong horse power is chosen, it may not pull enough air through the fume hood to contain effectively, putting personnel at risk of breathing hazardous...
By Bob Applequist, Product Manager On Wednesday, July 30, 2014 In Science News
Here is an exciting article on a new discovery regarding the effects of a growth protein that in normal mice showed no activity. However when researchers gave the protein to mice with Type 2 diabetes...
By Kelly Williams, Product Manager On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 In Science News
After reading the recent discovery by 23andMe on a genetic variant present in some individuals that makes the taste of cilantro either a pleasant experience or an event that is equivalent to eating a bar of soap, I am very grateful that...
By Kelly Williams, Product Manager On Wednesday, July 09, 2014 In Science News
The materials that things are composed of have drastically advanced and improved the performance of products all around us over the years. Watch this video about how the soccer ball used in the World Cup is made from materials discovered in a science laboratory...
By Scott Anthony Patterson, Marketing Content Manager On Thursday, July 03, 2014 In Labconco News
Labconco's offices will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day. We will be open for business on Monday, July 7. We hope you do all of your experimenting this holiday outside of the lab, and that you use your lab safety knowledge when handling celebratory explosives!
By Scott Anthony Patterson, Marketing Content Manager On Thursday, June 26, 2014 In Labconco News
So you want to be an inventor! Thomas Edison believed that you should have had a better chance at it. He wanted public schools to add inventing as a class subject, right alongside reading, writing, and arithmetic. Imagine what the world might be like now if he had gotten his wish.
By Kelly Williams, Product Manager On Thursday, June 19, 2014 In Labconco News
Fingerprint dusting is an effective, simple technique that can produce a big mess. Dusting evidence with latent print powders is a great forensic method, but fine latent print powders are not only a hygiene issue for the lab, but are also a health concern to technicians who breathe in the powders.