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With La Tomatina the ‘world’s biggest food fight’ just around the corner, thousands will be making their way to the town of Bunol (near Valencia) Spain to participate in this tomato throwing frenzy.
The helium shortage and subsequent price increase has been a hot topic for discussion for many years now, so much so it has triggered the use of alternative gases in research applications.
There are many applications where laboratory gas generators have brought benefits such as streamlining workflow, removing the hassle and inconvenience of gas cylinders as well as offering a safe, reliable and consistent source of laboratory gas.
Cork taint is very important for wine manufacturers as it can affect all wines, irrespective of price and quality. Cork stoppers are usually responsible for taint, although studies have found that other factors, such as wooden barrels, storage conditions and transport of corks and wine, can also cause these undesirable characteristics.
Whilst working at the grounds of Romsey Abbey in October 1839 the gravedigger Mr J Major work came to an abrupt halt when his pickaxe hit something hard.