RRR – reduce, reuse, recycle… or maybe more like restore and re-imagine!
Most of the optical microscopes acquired by BaneBio come from surplus sources and biological firms that have moved, merged or simply run out of the required funding to carry on. After sitting on a warehouse shelf for many years, these microscopes are in need of a good cleaning, proper lubrication, and alignment. Some additionally require mechanical repair and parts replacement. The BaneBio team performs these tasks with expertise and confidence.
Continue reading RRR Microscopes at BaneBio, Guest Post by James Averill
Water aspirators, once a staple in many biology and chemistry labs, are becoming an increasingly uncommon sight. These pieces connect to a lab faucet, and as water flows through a tube inside the aspirator, its velocity increases, creating a vacuum in the connected sidearm. Their historic popularity stemmed mainly from their low purchase price. But a closer look at the performance, environmental impact, and lifetime cost of a water aspirator may help convince aspirator devotees that it’s time to switch to a vacuum pump.
Continue reading Why It’s Time to Replace Your Water Aspirator with a Vacuum Pump