We're thrifty artistic scientists! :>)
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[mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Bill
Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2007 10:32 AM
Subject: RE: [Histonet] Paraffin embedding tools
Histotechnology, a discipline which still has much art and continues
to baffle the regulators :-)
My Histotech was asking for a tamper and we discovered an aluminum
pipe nail works well. Your local pipe and tobacco shop usually has a
jar near checkout. They work very well.
We have added a Tobacco Shop, Beauticians Supply and Dollar Store to
our Lab supplier's list.
At 8:10 AM -0500 8/29/07, Janice Mahoney wrote:
>Another very creative idea one of our techs had was to use the top of a
>flat head screw.
>What is that phrase...necessity is the mother of invention?
Bill Blank, MD
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