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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...

Maintaining Your Bank of Cell Lines – 4 Simple Tips

As any lab will attest, organizing your bank of cell lines is key to ensuring that your research runs smoothly and efficiently. However, this...

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...

The Device That Will Revolutionize Manual Tube Labeling

As the complexity of pre-clinical and clinical testing has increased over the last decade, labs have been challenged with collecting, processing, and storing more...

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13 Easy Tips for Avoiding PCR Errors

PCR is one of the most commonly performed techniques in life science laboratories. Unfortunately, it’s easy for errors, such as processing the wrong sample...

3 Tips to Ensure Your Labels Can Stand the Heat

Most scientists are used to working with heat. Here, we’ll review some of the factors to consider prior to choosing labels for containers that...

Research Spotlight: Emma Jones, University of Alabama

This week in our Research Profiles series, we spotlight Emma Jones, a Ph.D. student in the laboratory of Dr. Summer B. Thyme, who studies...

ACE2 in COVID-19: Is it Friend or Foe?

Many problems are currently plaguing scientists studying COVID-19, as they try to solve why some patients suffer from more severe symptoms while others remain...