3 Tips for Preventing Algae Growth in Your Rainwater Tank

Slimline tanks allow you to harvest water from your roof during the rainy season and store it for use throughout the year. Rainwater can be used for human consumption and chores around the house. You can also use it to water your lawn and garden and for agricultural purposes. That's why you need to keep it clean at all times and ensure there's no algae in the tank. Water that's contaminated with algae is unfit for consumption. [Read More]

Does Your Pipette Need Calibrating? 3 Reasons for Pipette Inaccuracy

If you want to get the most accurate results when using pipettes in experiments, then you need to have them calibrated frequently. However, calibration isn't the only factor that causes inaccuracy with pipettes. Here are 3 reasons you could be experiencing accuracy issues. You're Using It Wrong One of the most common causes of poor pipette accuracy is poor pipette technique. If you're not holding your pipette in the right position and focusing on smooth drawing and ejecting, your results won't be accurate — even if the pipette is properly calibrated. [Read More]