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2011-07-14 00:00:31

NSG Precision Cells has manufactured a superior screw cap spectrophotometer cuvette. These screw cap cuvettes can be used for standard spectroscopy and are great for anaerobic work. Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 NSG Precision Cells has been making cuvettes and cuvette accessories for the scientific community for over 50 years. As each year goes by, NSG is always looking to improve on current industry standards. This year NSG bring a vastly superior screw cap spectrophotometer...

2008-05-02 16:05:00

This Behind the Scenes article was provided to LiveScience in partnership with the National Science Foundation.In his classic novella "Heart of Darkness," Joseph Conrad's protagonist, Marlow, describes the Congo River as an immense snake "... uncoiled, with its head in the sea, its body at rest curving afar over a vast country, and its tail lost in the depths of the land." A description that, while wonderfully evocative, is also a bit menacing. I am happy to report that my own experiences...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'