Daily Archives: May 20, 2019

3 principles of expert guidance on writing lab reports

3 principles of expert guidance on writing lab reports

Posted by Catherine Bennet Lab reports account up to 25% of the overall grade in most technical courses. Unfortunately, most students don’t take this task with the utmost seriousness it deserves. Students presume writing lab reports as

Is the gravimetric water content true? NIR spectroscopy gives an answer for polymers and composites

The more water is inside the polymer, the more intense the peak.

A common way to measure water content is by weighting the polymer or a composite sample, using a gravimetric method. This method often overlooks that there is already some water inside the initial (mistakenly called “dry”) material.

Non-invasive prenatal testing – safer or simply more profitable?

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Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) is growing more and more popularand is advertised worldwide by dozens of companies as a safer alternative to invasive testing. In most countries it is paid for privately by the patient. But its