In Cohen labs we have been looking at ways of decreasing our environmental impact and improving safety for our lab users. One aspect of this is looking at our use of non-aqueous solvents.
Article originally published in “Technically Speaking” November 2016 A chicken factory may seem a strange place to start a technical … More
The role and status of the science technician has followed many of the twists and turns of the history of science and society. Technicians have historically been both servants and invisible experts, not only understanding but also possessing a ‘feel’ for machine or process; translating and acting on every output, be it the reading on a dial, a sound, or a smell. In more recent years to become a technician has meant joining a profession, a vocation with training and a professional body; however, the characterisation as servant-expert is one I think many would still recognise.
To be published in the Journal of the IST Spring 2017 Vivien Thomas did not intend to become a technician. … More
To be published in the Journal of the IST Spring 2017 Joseph Clement loved making things. Son of a hand-loom … More
To be published in the Journal of the IST Spring 2017 The 1970s was an important decade in the history … More