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What to Look for in a Custom Label

It is possible that, when initiating a new laboratory application or SOP, current methods of sample identification do not meet the new requirements of...

Tips for Improving Label Adhesion Performance

Sample identification systems are an integral part of all laboratory workflows. Optimized systems typically rely on either barcode and/or RFID labels; however, without the...

4 Tips for Creating Label Templates

Once an appropriate type of label is chosen, it’s important to perform the proper setup procedures. To do this, label templates, customized to the...

4 Tips for Labeling Histology Tissue Cassettes

Histology is a necessary element of medical and research laboratories. Physicians rely on histochemical staining analysis to confirm diagnoses and provide patients with prognostic...

How UV Light Affects the Stability of Printouts

It’s recommended to use thermal-transfer printing methods for applications that require immersion in harsh solvents or extreme temperatures. Thermal-transfer printouts are also more stable...

2023 LabTAG Year in Review

LabTAG scientists were busy throughout 2023 designing and testing new identification technologies to help laboratories better track and manage samples. Below is a brief...

4 Sophisticated Uses for Ink Technologies in Healthcare & Biomedical Research

Ink is among the most common substances in all sectors, from healthcare and medicine to the automotive industry, construction, and educational institutions. While every...

Revolutionizing Histology Labeling with Patented HistoBAR Histology Cassettes

Summary: GA International has developed a unique new Histology cassette that can be securely labeled throughout the histological process. Histology is an integral part of...

4 lessons from the 2023 Zebra Warehousing Vision Study

Zebra Technologies is one of the leading manufacturers of thermal-transfer and RFID printers. Over the last several years, they have carried out their Warehouse...

Labeling Gram Stains in the Lab

Gram staining is one of the oldest and most commonly used techniques in bacteriology. Dating back to 1884, gram stains were used for the...

4 Tips for Labeling Microscope Slides

Microscopy is one of the oldest techniques in biomedical research, dating back to the 16th century. As labs continue to grow, so too does...

Tips for Choosing the Right Barcode in the Lab

When implementing a new laboratory information management system (LIMS) or any other digital management system, assessing how samples and inventory will be tracked and...

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Maintaining Long-Term Optimization of Lab Workflows

Integrating new strategies for the optimization of lab workflows often takes place in the short term, within a year or so; however,...

How to Track Chemical Libraries for Drug Screening

Chemical screening is an essential tool in early drug development, assisting in the discovery of small molecule therapeutics that would never have been drugs...

4 Tips for Improving Laboratory Workflows

Efficient laboratory workflows are the lynchpin of a well-run lab. When everything is managed smoothly, PhDs, post-docs, associates, and technicians perform their tasks quickly...

3 Ways Labels Make Your Lab More Secure

Lab security is important for every kind of lab, from medical labs, which need to keep patient identities confidential, to pharmaceutical labs that face...