Desirable attributes of a Research Scientist

A research scientist sets out to explore the unexplored and unknown frontiers of science and technology in his or her domain of research. The primary attribute is to act responsibly and report findings with honesty. It is a common trait to report only those results that conform to a set pattern based on earlier observations […]

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What are the differences between Raman and IR Spectroscopy

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Standard calibration weights for Analytical Balances- Traceability, Handling and Care

All of you would be familiar with standard weight boxes used for calibration of analytical balances from your school days. Such weights are supplied in wooden boxes and are placed in individual slots inside the box along with a pair of tweezers for handling purpose. The weights provided meet weighing requirements of most analytical laboratories […]

Tips for Starting Your Own Lab-Based Business

Starting your own business is becoming more and more popular as a career choice in many industries, and there are many potential benefits. You get to be your own boss, all the profits go to you rather than you having to work on a fixed salary, and you become master of your own destiny. Small […]

What You Should Know About Types of Research Methods

As a scientist, you should know about the research methods as they can help you compile, analyze and interpret things pertaining to any research problem. There are different types of research methods according to the purpose and nature of the study. You are expected to discuss the research that is why you need to learn […]

Can high pressure water stream be used for cleaning laboratory glassware?

The very thought never crossed my mind and I was taken by surprise when someone posed this question to me this morning. I replied back in the negative but then it set a chain of thoughts in my mind as to why it is not a recommended practice. We all are familiar with high-pressure air […]

Damage Control in laboratory accidents involving glassware

Laboratory glassware comes in different sizes and shapes depending on usage requirements. Common glassware items that you normally come across in laboratories are beakers, flasks, tubes, and vials, measuring cylinders, condensers reagent bottles, Petri dishes, burettes, pipettes, weighing bottles, etc. All such items are delicate and require safe handling practices. Accidents can, however, occur most […]

How to take care of Sophisticated Analytical Instruments

Sophisticated analytical instruments are gaining entry into all laboratories at an unbelievable pace. The reasons are many but the prominent ones are the availability of advanced applications software requiring little or no operator intervention once the operating conditions are set. Advanced statistical treatment of data and calculations are carried out in seconds and results along […]

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