The irresistible smell of rain!

Posted on: July 21, 2020

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.

Making coffee with a siphon - Mike Kenny

You can take the chemist out of the lab but…

Posted on: June 25, 2020

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!

What is that SMELL?

Posted on: May 18, 2020

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!

Hannah Drake

Did we say something wrong?

Posted on: March 25, 2019

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: Turning Laboratories into Factories

Posted on: March 25, 2019

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.

sharing social media posts from scientific community

Lab Rules – Social Media Favourite!

Posted on: February 25, 2019

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