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The Top 4 Lab Chemicals That Will Ruin Your Day

Sample identification is critical to running a successful lab. However, there are a host of chemical substances that can ruin your labels, and by...

Patient Safety: Labeling Syringes in the Clinic

Syringes are one of the most integral tools of any medical institution.  Primarily used for injectable medications, they are critical to proper patient care,...

Labeling in Histology

Histology, the study of the anatomy of cells and tissues, is an important field of research used by researchers and physicians. While researchers seek...

How to Safely Discard Sensitive Information on Labels

In both clinical and research labs, it is often necessary to label material or equipment with sensitive information. This can include patient information or...

How to Use Labels in Your Growing Cannabis Business

With medicinal as well as recreational cannabis being legalized across North America in recent years, the industry has seen tremendous growth. However, while this has...

Multi-omics Mislabeling Challenge, Sponsored by the FDA

A crowd-sourced, entirely cloud-based challenge, with the aim of developing and assessing new algorithms capable of identifying and correcting mislabeled samples using multi-omics data. Mislabeling...

7 Tips to Help Keep Label Costs Down

Whether you’re working in a small university research lab or for a large pharmaceutical company, saving money is a key priority. This includes saving...

The Scope of Labeling Errors in the Clinic – Part 2

Healthcare institutions tend to use diverse systems for labeling specimens, each incorporating fail-safes at different levels of collection and processing. Many hospitals practice the Swiss cheese...

The Scope of Labeling Errors in the Clinic – Part 1

Studying the real-time effects of labeling errors in the lab is extremely difficult. Billions of patient specimens, including blood and urine samples, as well...

Addressing the Problem of Labeling PCR and qPCR Tubes

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is one of the most commonly performed laboratory procedures. This technique, used to amplify DNA or RNA sequences, is integral...

The Importance of Labeling in Clinical Trials

The continued globalization of clinical trials has created a new set of strategic, administrative, and linguistic challenges. This is in addition to the progressively...

Cold Storage Labeling Solutions

Not all labels are made to withstand the same temperature range, so it’s imperative that you choose the correct ones when considering cold storage...

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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...