yersinia at CYBERNEX.NET (Yersinia) writes:
>Jim Rogers writes,
Some story about drinking vodka to kill Salmonella. Sounds like a plan.
>May I ask what school allows anyone to mouth pipette *anything,* much
>less Salmonella?? Or, is the proper question to ask, how long ago did
>this incident take place? I began college in 1991 , and in every biology
>and chemistry lab I've ever had with experiments involving pipetting, it
>was specified repeatedly that mouth pipetting was absolutely prohibited,
>plus the labs all have signs warning of the dangers of mouth pipetting.
Odd. I had this one advisor who actually *made fun of us* for *not* mouth
pipetting. He scoffed at safety! He laughed at precautions! He would
stick his hand into (unpolymerized) acrylamide and say "Now my hand feels
numb!" What a hoot.
>I'm actually more accustomed to
>pipetting aids when it comes to precision pipetting, so I don't think
This sounds like a really bad idea, if you're using mouth pipetting.
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