Courtesy of Eppendorf UK
Hungry scientists taking a trip to the vending machine for refreshments may soon find Taq polymerase and IPTG next to their Coke and M&Ms. Helena BioSciences of Sunderland, UK
"We worked out as a rough cost that if 10 scientists each buy four reagents at once from the Smartstore, over a year that institute is going to save £18,000 ... so the potential savings and benefits not just for the scientists but for the whole research institute are enormous," says Helena BioSciences spokesman Aston Bowles.
Nigel Roberts, senior technician at the...