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4 Tips for Managing & Maintaining Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers

Freezer maintenance is one of the most critical aspects of laboratory management, with so much riding on the various samples stored for long periods...

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...

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...

Scientists Have Identified an Entirely New Form of Life in the Gut: Obelisks

Thousands of new species of organisms are discovered every year. However, rarely has an entirely new class of organism been discovered. In what appears...

6 Practical Tips for Flow Cytometry & FACS

Flow cytometry and fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS) represent essential techniques among immunologists and many other biologists. With the ability to quickly analyze and sort...

4 Ways to Improve the Scientific Reproducibility of Your Research

Scientific reproducibility continues to be a pressing issue facing scientific research. Despite efforts like the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology it remains an issue, so...

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...

Will 3D Imaging Make 2D Pathology Obsolete?

Histochemical analysis is an integral component of pathology laboratories, providing patients with diagnostic and prognostic information, which is critical for making treatment-related decisions. However,...

How to Make the Most of Scientific Conferences

Now that COVID-19 is no longer a global health emergency, in-person meetings are becoming the norm again, thanks to relaxed government regulations and a...

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Tips for Running Western Blots

One of the most used techniques in biology and biochemistry, Western blots are also one of the hardest techniques to master. Though every experiment...

5 Features that Every Modern LIMS Should Have

Recently, labs have turned to full digitization with the intention of enhancing their ability to track everything, from samples to consumables. Thus, the use...

Why It’s Important to Include Sample Identification When Optimizing Lab Protocols

Recently, a news article on optimizing lab protocols described how several researchers at the University of Montreal decided to devise a new strategy for...

Going Green: Does Using -70°C Affect Sample Storage

Ultra-low temperature storage is a staple of laboratory life. Nearly every scientist leans on safe and protected long-term sample storage afforded by lab freezers,...