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Calibrating with Cold

Calibrating with Cold

Shawn Carlson shows how to fine-tune a laboratory thermometer

December 19, 2000 — Shawn Carlson
PCR at Home

PCR at Home

Shawn Carlson explains how you can carry out the polymerase chain reaction in your kitchen.

July 1, 2000 — Shawn Carlson
Fun with Flat Fluids

Fun with Flat Fluids

Some very serious and sober experiments with giant soap films, courtesy of Shawn Carlson

May 21, 2000 — Shawn Carlson
A Furnace in a Thermos

A Furnace in a Thermos

An easy-to-build oven is an essential tool for any basement lab, explains Shawn Carlson

April 21, 2000
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