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Email etiquette I’ve learnt as a graduate student.

Over the last couple of years, I’ve experimented with email reply etiquette and I’ve realized the following: 1. The best time to reply to an email is – as soon as I can. 2. There are some professors who I’ll send an email to and receive a reply in less than 24 hours. The best are […]

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Teflon white tape experiment in alcohol

Lately I’m being growing cells for my experiments. And for one of these, I needed to seal my apparatus for leakages. The first thing that came to my mind was using the standard white Teflon (PTFE) tape to wrap around the threads. But in order to use this, I first needed to sterilize the tape […]

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