In Thing: Test tubes

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Babies and hydrochloric acid are the items usually associated with the humble test-tube. From the rate at which they are disappearing from the shelves of Homeage in St Christopher's Place and Covent Garden, it appears that the test-tube is enjoying a new life as the latest condiment to be added to the minimalist surfaces of the contemporary kitchen. Homeage sells a rack of test-tubes (ideal for storing your herbs and spices) by Wireworks for pounds 34.50.

Homeage is at Thomas Neals, Earlham St WC2 and 32 St Christopher's Place W1. (071-379 5064) Mon-Sat 10.30am-7pm/Sun, noon-6pm

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