• Question: What has been the scariest moment in your career/ in the lab?

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      Asked by r l 7 to Daniela ?, ☣ Danna, Jonny ?, Juan on 24 Jun 2016.
      • Photo: Jonathan Hunter

        Jonathan Hunter answered on 24 Jun 2016:


        One of the lads in a group I used to work in added water to TiCl4. This resulted in a huge cloud of HCl gas being produced. Luckily he had decided to do this in a fume hood so it wasn’t too bad but we still couldn’t see the back of the fume hood!

      • Photo: Daniela Lobo

        Daniela Lobo answered on 24 Jun 2016:


        Once I accidentally drooped a flask with a virus I was growing – it was a mutant-virus so it is a bit unexpected what it can actually do!

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