Already have an ACS ID? Log in
Renew your membership, and continue to enjoy these benefits.
Already an ACS Member? Log in here
Choose the membership that is right for you. Discounts will be applied automatically at checkout.
Enjoy these benefits no matter which membership you pick.
Most Popular in Analytical Chemistry
One of Kelsey McCoy’s labmates got sick of going up two flights of stairs to spin his samples on the communal preparatory centrifuge. So he dug this hand-cranked centrifuge out of a closet and started using it to spin his cell samples. He and McCoy, a Ph.D. student in Ann McDermott’s lab at Columbia University, research protein structures with solid-state NMR spectroscopy and prepare cell and protein samples by pelleting them out with a centrifuge. Although a person can spin the centrifuge fast enough for this application, it became a bit too tedious to use regularly, McCoy says.
Credit: Kelsey McCoy
Do science. Take pictures. Win money. Enter our photo contest here.
Related C&EN Content:
This article has been sent to the following recipient: