Applied Biosafety just published its latest issue containing a number of excellent articles. The following peaked our interest as it provides relevant data towards safer human behaviour in laboratories. Something as simple as opening Eppendorf tubes may become much more complicated when looking at potential splashes and contaminations. Having said that, we believe there may be another, potentially safer method to open the tubes. Do you want to know which one? Come and join one of our courses we are offering throughout the year. Please, check our website.