Category: Bite-Sized Guides

Our bite-sized guides get you up to speed with science concepts with as little fuss and jargon as possible!

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Relationship Between Wavelength, Frequency and Energy

What’s in a wavelength? In chemistry and physics, we come across this parameter in a range of calculations, often to do with photons and light. In this concise guide, we’ll cover all you need to know about the relationship between...

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How to Get on the Road to Research

So you’ve made up your mind, you’re going to start a graduate research project! You’ve secured a position doing amazing work in your field, met your group members and settled down in your exciting new environment. Now the real fun...

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Chromatography: A Concise Guide

Chromatography techniques are widely used, with the bulk of them being variations of liquid and gas chromatography. As a scientist, it is important to know the tools for analysis available, and how to apply them to your research. This guide...

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An Introductory Guide to Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)

To better understand the properties of a material, it is beneficial to visualize it. High-powered microscopy techniques enable scientists to visualize samples to learn about their surface structure. Some techniques focus on capturing physical images, whereas others scan the surface...