Friday, May 22, 2015

The best idea I've had in a while: instrument user manuals in graphic novel form.

Credit: @badphysics
Surely someone could come up with a great primer on running an Agilent 1100 in comic form. Until then, Peanuts comic strips will do. (comics annotation by @badphysics.)

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  1. "It was a dark and gummy adduct...."

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  2. And Agilent could publish "Everything I know about NMR". First frame would be Charley Brown, Lucy, and the football.

    http://40.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_md9qr1rhgO1ri1p5ro1_1280.jpg

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  3. It is all in the complexity of the monster... So many modules! So many ways to connect them! Now, the 1090 was the thing to have...

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  4. How about Linus and his safety blanket to encourage new chromatographers as they wade through method development? "There's no need for separation anxiety!"

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  5. If only I could draw....

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  6. Or a comic book hero, HPLC-Man. Bitten by a radioactive HPLC, he has gained the capability to separate complex mixtures in 10-45 minutes.

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