The chemistry of strawberries
Those of us in the office here at Asynt HQ that adore the warmer weather have been determined to embrace what little summer we’re experiencing though, and there have been fresh strawberries eaten by the punnet load (or from the handy and rather elegant DrySyn MULTI kit, as the case may be)! Continue reading
About Time (I wrote a blog!)
Martyn Fordham admits that it’s been a while since he wrote a blog (tut) so thought he would give an update of some of the things we have been up to: work, play and new. Continue reading
Old MacDonald had some strange animals!
See ChemClub’s version of a Chemistry Farmyard! It made us laugh out loud! Continue reading
Sharing the topical update from the BBC with the new breakthrough for ultra strong antibiotics as shared by Dr Arran Solomonsz! Continue reading
Take the cabbage off your plate and put it to work in your lab!
Dr Arran Solomonsz couldn’t resist sharing this tweet by @CompoundChem via @RoyGoodacre that puts the common cabbage to work in the lab! Continue reading
Inspired by the Guardian’s of the Galaxy!
Whilst watching Baby Groot dance to “Mr Blue Sky” melted my heart I was more intrigued by the possible integration of reality into sci-fi magic and looked a little closer! Continue reading
Our money is on the science
We look at how science plays its part in the new £1 coin which is supposedly the most secure coin in the world! Continue reading
The sweet smell of Springtime!
Despite my lack of laboratory experience or chemistry knowledge (unlike our amazing sales team) I often get curious about the relative chemistry for the time of year and any big events on the calendar and with the sweet smell of flowers starting to tease my nose I wanted to find out why each blooms scent is so different. Continue reading
Any excuse for food at Asynt HQ – Chemistry Pancakes!
We could tell you that this was a great opportunity to show off the amazing Asynt hotplate kit and tell you about the three separate safety circuits with a cut off at 360oC, fine control with the contact thermometer, and all the accessories that are included but really this was all about the pancakes! Continue reading
Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK) Step In
Here at Asynt we are proud to be working alongside scientists at the Cambridge Drug Discovery Institute, providing the necessary equipment to aide their ground-breaking research. Find out more about what Dr Steve Andrews has been working on in aid of Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK). Continue reading