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How to optimize stirring needs and lab work space

By Michael Steinert, Project Marketing Manager, Biosciences, Cole-Parmer Not all stirrers are the same For many, a standard stirrer does the trick. However, certain benchtop constraints and price point can often create a barrier of…

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Plants research Nepenthes mirabilis and agro-waste

Cole-Parmer in Research: Spectrophotometer Used in Tropical Swamp Plant Research

Who would know there’s a link between carnivorous plant Nepenthes mirabilis and agro-waste? mirabilis is a fast-growing tropical swamp pitcher plant, otherwise known as a monkey cup. Nepenthes species feed on animals from insects to…


Cole-Parmer in Research: Keeping skin fluidic

Cole-Parmer in Research: Keeping skin fluidic

Skin equivalent culture helps progress animal-free testing The use of animals for toxicological studies of pharmaceuticals and cosmetics has been a contentious point of debate for decades. As a result, the development of in vitro…


Cole-Parmer in Research: Ultrastructural changes in pathogens

Research on the antibacterial effect of Acacia mearnsii  De Wild against bacterial species Plant species are one of the richest sources of useful compounds. As part of their defence mechanisms they can synthesise a wide variety of chemicals…


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