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    lablogger down again?

    I know it's Monday morning... So what you're saying is the beta version is beta? Drop down and give me 20 sleeve rollups soldier!
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    lablogger down again?

    So what you're saying is the beta version is better?
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    Group 7 reactions

    I assume this is the formation of silver halide precipitates? If so, the concentrated ammonia is usually used to differentiate between silver chloride/bromide precipitates. We use conc ammonia (from the stock bottle) inside a fume cupboard. 8M isn't an unreasonable concentration for this...
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    lablogger down again?

    Shots fired!
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    "Devious Licks" Trend

    Thanks for this!
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    Pay

    They also don't have Hotel Chocolat there, so pass.
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    Pay

    Glad I'm not the only one. Any school science technician positions going in Iceland?
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    Do you need a science degree in one of the sciences to become a tech?

    The science technician job is a weird one which breaks the laws of nature. It's in demand, with low supply so that would dictate a high salary right?
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    Class supervision

    The problem is that the clause is almost always unilateral, meaning it's the employer which ultimately decides what is "appropriate". It doesn't specify any sort of consent or agreement with the employee. You would ultimately have to go to court and a judge will decide. This is an incredible...
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    Class supervision

    Unless it's an actual emergency, I will refuse to step in. I am not trained in classroom management and certainly not getting paid for it.
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    Do you need a science degree in one of the sciences to become a tech?

    If wages rose with REAL inflation the last few decades, not the fantasy "1%" then £34k for a starting science technician wage in London is actually a realistic figure. Unfortunately, we live in a corrupt and manipulated economy which has kept wages seriously suppressed for the lower and middle...
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    SciChem deliveries and billing for things that haven't arrived

    Yup, I never liked them too for the same reasons.
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