Beakers contain markings on their sides to indicate different volume measurements, similar to common measuring cups. Because beakers can only provide a rough estimation, the preferred instruments of choice for obtaining precise scientific measurements are graduated cylinders and volumetric flasks.
It has been suggested that the Funnelbeaker culture was the origin of the gene allowing adults of Northern European descent to digest lactose. It was claimed that in the area formerly inhabited by this culture, prevalence of the gene is virtually universal.
Some safety precautions include: . Do not touch or handle broken pieces of ceramic or glass . Handle, dispose and store materials properly . Don't joke around or engage in horseplay . Don't smoke near things that will burn . Read the instructions . Look out for others . Be aware of what others are doing . Use protective equipment when appropriate .
NETA Scientific offers a wide array of beakers, cylinders, flasks, and watch glasses from top brands. Our diverse selection of glassware also includes recovery, trypsinizing, biometer, distilling, and round bottom flasks that are perfect for use with vari