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Small errors can add up quickly if you’re not getting precise measurements, and sometimes all you need is the most accurate values. Learn how to make the right decision and choose the right instrument.
Worried about messing up in the lab? You will feel much more confident with these tips from professors and TAs on successful lab practices.
NMR is a powerful, but sometimes tricky, analytical tool. Learn how to collect a spectrum for great results.
While safety is your primary concern in the lab, accidents do happen. This story sheds some light on workers compensation discrepancies you need to bear in mind if you're going to grad school.
COVID restrictions might have delayed or canceled your plans for pursuing research opportunities, but you can still develop research skills during the pandemic.
When a lack in safe practices starts to nag you, what’s the best way to intervene and what questions do you ask when things don’t look right? Find out.
Learn how to work through sticky situations with a systematic approach.
Guest teams from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and the University of Sheffield joined Chinese undergraduates in comprehensive laboratory challenges.
Getting precise and accurate measurements in the lab is the first step to a successful experiment. Here are some tips for getting precise results efficiently.