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Basic Cell Line Maintenance

Transitioning from prokaryotic cells to eukaryotic cells is a big step-up from every other lab done up until this point. Not only does it require more caution to remain aseptic, but it also

Caffeine Extraction from Tea

If you were to ask any sleep-deprived student what their favorite psychoactive drug is, most would give you a blank stare. Others, however, will say caffeine! Caffeine is an alkaloid, a class of

Pipette Paradise!

The most revolutionary device of all mankind is the pipette; well known for its use in biology or chemistry labs, pipettes are respected in all corners of the science world. All pipettes have

Basic Bacterial Identification

Kicking off the first post with an exciting topic (to me at least): bacterial identification! I actually learned this in my Essentials of Biotechnology class during my 10th grade year, but the applications