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How To Care for Your Microscope
This guide will help you look after your microscope, helping you improve your images and the life of your instrument. Advice includes storage and maintenance, cleaning routines, and correct bulb and lens care.
How To Write a Scientific Paper: 6 Key Steps For Beginners
Download our comprehensive guide to writing concise and logical scientific papers. Tips include how to get started, how to structure your paper and assistance on accurate referencing.
12 Tips for Preparing Non-Covalent Protein Complexes for Mass Spectrometry Analysis
Preparing, purifying, analyzing and identifying the constituent components of non-covalently-interacting protein complexes by mass spectrometry has become significantly simpler and easier over the last two decades. However there are still many points that are easily overlooked in the successful preparation and analysis of these complexes.
8 Top Tips on How To Keep a Lab Notebook
Our FREE guide will help you organize your experimental data effectively, enabling you to create a lab notebook that provides everything needed to give your work transparency and reproducibility.
8 Tips on How To Become a Science Writer
Download our free guide for tips on becoming a science writer, including organizing your time and creating your own brand.
9 Tips for Giving an Effective Presentation
Download our free list for guidance on creating and executing excellent presentations. Tips include how to organize your slides, timings, and how to avoid common mistakes.
4 Steps to Successful Compound Optimization on LC-MS/MS
Chemists need to determine and optimize parameters for instruments to enable detection of novel contaminants. This guide provides an easy reference for compound optimization with LC-MS/MS.
Optimizing Your Sample Handling and Management
Sample management in the laboratory can be complicated, procedures vary significantly depending on the identity of the samples. This free guide describes key considerations for sample handling and management.
6 Essential Lab Safety Rules
Download this guide to explore the essential guidelines that every laboratory and scientist should adhere to when handling sensitive or delicate samples.
How To Guide: Field Spectroscopy
Field spectroscopy enables scientists to measure how different materials interact with electromagnetic energy and therefore underpins the technology enabling us to view the world from the air or space. Here we explore some tips for perfecting your field spectroscopy skills.