We have the capability to build a custom rotovap: better, faster, stronger…

Posted by Mindy Lvoff Remember what I said before about Dave custom-building solutions to the problems he perceives in almost every standard piece of equipment?  Well, as he posted last week in Gonna Build Me a Rotovap, he’s focused his problem-solving tinkering on his favorite toy. Goodbye fragile (expensive) glass bulb and water bath, hello […]

Measuring Temperature: Thermocouples Made Easy and Cheap

posted by Dave Arnold Cooks love their thermometers. Thermocouple thermometers are especially loved because they are rugged, can measure extreme temperature ranges, have a wide range of available probes, and are fairly accurate once calibrated properly.  But they can be expensive. This post is dedicated to making thermocouple probes affordable, by rolling your own. Thermocouples […]