A year in the life of Asynt

Posted on: January 19, 2018

Here at Asynt HQ it already feels like 2018 is moving very quickly! There is a lot going on but I wanted to look back at 2017; an important year in Chemistry and for Asynt. Continue reading

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The ultimate Twitter battle!

Posted on: September 25, 2017

We do like to share fun or interesting tweets from the world of science but the recent Twitter battle between the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum (both in London, UK) was something that could only marginally fit that bill. We couldn’t resist sharing anyway! Continue reading

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The chemistry of strawberries

Posted on: August 21, 2017

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

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The sweet smell of Springtime!

Posted on: March 23, 2017

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

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The Chemistry of Ice Cream

Posted on: June 17, 2016

We haven’t managed to convince Martyn that an in-house ice cream manufacturing station with an Asynt CryoSyn liquid nitrogen generator is a reasonable staff facility, but we did find that the cooling DrySyn SnowStorm Reactor Kit is really wonderful at holding* several of these chilled treasures at a low temperature until we’re ready to eat! We might possibly need more space for sauces, toppings and proper ice cream cornets though… Continue reading

Up to Speed on Meldonium

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Dr Kerry Elgie recommends: Derek Lowe covers the scandal that hit the newspapers worldwide recently relating to tennis superstar, Maria Sharapova, and her use of a drug called Meldonium which has never been officially approved in the US or anywhere in Western Europe. Continue reading