What kind of lab is this? An anonymous commenter came close with "Biochem/Natural products isolation? "
It's a kitchen. The clue is on the cabinet where it says "3 TBS Sugar". Read here how chef Dave Arnold of the French Culinary Institute in NYC got Buchi to tweak a rotovap for some cool chemistry in the kitchen.
I'm fairly sure the stuff in the beaker is mint.
Lithostratigraphy and biostratigraphy of the Chinle Formation in Lisbon Valley, Utah
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