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"He who would do good should act in minute particulars. General good is the
plea of the flatterer and scoundrel"
William Blake.

May be a slight misquote. but the message is applicable.

Robert Forrest
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [log in to unmask]
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of S Halloran
> Sent: 11 May 1999 12:54
> To: ACB E-Mail Send
> Cc: Sheena Pearson; Elizabeth Holmes
> Subject: Boyle's gas laws and transporting frozen samples
>
>
> Dear Colleagues,
> A salutary tale....
> The euphoria engendered by the proposed new UK postal regulations for
> specimen transport terminated percussively this morning with a report of
> a frozen sample transported in dry ice in a screw sealed secondary Hayes
> Dx container.
>
> The explosion occurred on a motor bike on its way to London it broke &
> blow the sealed top off the container and tore a hole through the motor
> cycle bag.
>
> It might be wise to reacquaint relevant staff with the physics of latent
> heat of evaporation, Boyle's gas laws and the ramifications of Newton's
> laws of motion.
>
>
> Stephen P. Halloran
>



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