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Print your own chemistry set…

A 3D printer and some silicone is all you need to revolutionise chemistry by making the reaction vessel a part of the experiment itself. More details in this week’s Nature Chemistry. Tell the laboratory glassblower to hang up their face guard and shut the door on their way out… Related Posts:Reflecting on Feynman fun Why [...] Print your own chemistry set… is a post from: Sciencebase S
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