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A Brief Guide to Glove-Friendly Labeling in the Lab

Labeling is performed daily, with large experiments sometimes requiring hundreds of sample tubes, each of which must be identified appropriately. Most laboratory personnel must...

A Safer Way to Administer Medication Starts with Improving Identification

Did you know that a simple change in the design of medication bag labels such as IV or blood bags can decrease medication errors? Labels...

6 Handy Solutions for Handwriting Labels in Your Lab

This blog may be controversial. If you are a subscriber of our blog, you already know about our contempt for handwritten labeling. They are...

Exciting Innovation for 2D-Barcoded Tubes: PinTAG (Patent Pending)

Laboratories, biobanks, and biorepositories are increasingly using 2D-barcoded tubes to store their valuable samples in ultra-low temperature freezers and liquid nitrogen tanks. These cryo...

How to Improve Lab Sustainability & Energy Efficiency

There are various ways labs can improve their operations, increase inventory management reliability, reduce costs, and help ensure their experiments’ reproducibility. Improving your lab's...

Identifying Evidence in the Forensic Chain of Custody

Mishandled, misplaced, mislabeled, lost, or destroyed evidence can be responsible for letting criminals go free or convicting innocent defendants. With the stakes as high...

Piggyback Labels, What Are They?

Have you ever heard of piggyback labels—I know I didn’t before I began working for LabTAG. It turns out I had used them in...

Labeling for Cell Culture

Almost all labs in the biomedical research industry depend on cell culture to some degree. Many culture mammalian cells to understand molecular pathways, screen...

Benefits of Sustainable Inventory Management

In July 2014, six vials of smallpox virus were discovered in an unsecured cold room on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, by an...

Preventing Sample Tampering With Tamper-Evident Labels

Tamper-evident labels are an easy and convenient way to deter sample tampering and are a great tool for biobanks, forensic labs, and medical clinics. Tampering...

How to Re-Label Cryogenically Stored Legacy Vials

Implementing a new laboratory information management system (LIMS) isn’t a one-step process; it involves buy-in from the entire lab to reorganize inventory and workflow...

The Ins and Outs of Labeling your SDS-PAGE and Western Blot

Western blot is likely the most common biochemistry technique used to separate proteins. Things can often get messy though, with so many samples that...

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The Benefits of Outfitting Your Lab with a Customized RFID Solution

For labs that depend on speed and accuracy to scan large inventories, RFID represents a drastic improvement over most conventional labeling methods. Originally conceived...

The Top Applications for AI in Medical Diagnostics

Artificial Intelligence (AI), image recognition AI in particular, has the potential to revolutionize medical diagnostics. By 2023, the AI medical imaging market is projected...

Re-Labeling with Confidence in the Laboratory

Labeling in the lab is important to ensure your samples, specimens, reagents, and buffers are all accurately identified. However, the information on these labels...

The Evolution of Animal Cloning

Beyond the general sci-fi concept, artificial cloning can be defined in several ways. It can refer to making an identical copy of a cell’s...