Safety during ultrasonication

James Bond in Casino Royale shoots a propane tank with a handgun. You didn't miss that did you? If you did, do you at least remember what happens when a gas tank explodes after a crash in Terminator 2: Judgment Day? It's okay if you don't, because I'm going to tell  you what happened when the famous 'rainbow experiment' went … Continue reading Safety during ultrasonication

Go Planet!

I grew up watching Captain Planet and the Planeteers, an American animated environmentalist television program. I used to like the idea of doing something for planet earth. But as I grew up, I read and heard about the problems our earth is facing, the politics and most importantly how incomplete my knowledge is. In the process, … Continue reading Go Planet!

Inherently Safer Plants – Part II

This blog post introduces some common terminologies related to safety, and then moves on to the intricacies of it. Hazard: A hazard is anything that may cause harm, such as chemicals, electricity, working from ladders, an open drawer, etc. Risk: The risk is the chance, high or low, that somebody could be harmed by these and other hazards, together … Continue reading Inherently Safer Plants – Part II