There’s an amazing smell in the air after heavy rain in summer – and even a recognisable scent when a big storm is brewing. These smells can mostly be attributed to three major compounds.
It sounds ridiculous, of course, but chemist Anna-Lena Kjøniksen and her colleagues have made a cement from urea (major component of urine) and a faux lunar soil.
Dr Kerry Elgie talks us through the key maintenance which should be regularly carried out on your vacuum pump!
Having you resorted to carrying out “lab work” on your cooker in lockdown? Dr Mike Kenny shares his siphon coffee making system while he has withdrawal symptoms from being in the lab!
It’s #NationalAsparagusMonth and that means that our own Martyn Fordham will be explaining to our team (it’s an annual event!) that asparagus can give you unusually smelly urine!
We catch Senior Administrator, Hannah Drake, on camera and pin down some of the really important questions out there to give you an insight into this very important member of the Asynt team!
LabFact is a project that involves multiple institutes in the UK and France within the FCE region, bringing together world experts in flow and reagentless chemistry.
World Water Day 2019: Leaving no one behind
We haven’t shared some of our favourite social media posts with you for a little while and this one was just too good to keep to ourselves! Sorry if it gets in to your head! #sorrynotsorry
Showing off his less serious side, Dr Mike Kenny shares his claim to fame, Hogwarts house, spirit animal and more!