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GatorCUT Technology and the Need for Speed

Working in a research laboratory usually entails long days of continuous, strenuous work. It’s no surprise then that many strive to cut down the...

Implementing Automation in the Clinical Laboratory

Automation is an emerging trend in the healthcare field that has the potential to positively impact patient service, lab productivity, and staff safety. In...

RFID Boosts Electronic Witnessing System Capabilities in IVF Clinics

Artificial reproduction technology (ART) facilities and in vitro fertilization (IVF) clinics rely on a host of measures to prevent mix-ups from occurring. The most...

4 Cost-Effective Ways to Simplify Label Peeling & Application

Sample identification is an important step throughout all laboratory processes. However, just like pipetting, picking up labels from their liners and applying them to...

The Benefits of Manual vs. Automatic Pipetting in the Lab

Researchers and lab scientists have long relied on a variety of pipetting methods to conduct their various experiments. This has typically involved manually pipetting...

Tips for Implementing a New RFID System

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is an upcoming technology that more and more labs are beginning to utilize to maximize productivity and eliminate errors. RFID technology...

How to Keep Your Thermal-Transfer Printer Running Optimally

Keeping your thermal-transfer printer in proper working order doesn’t take much work, but it does require a bit of know-how to understand the mechanisms...

Reproducibility: Why it Matters More Than Ever

It’s a common sentiment across the scientific landscape that researchers everywhere should be able to share data, re-create each other’s experiments, and achieve similar...

Tips for Disposing of Hazardous Lab Chemicals

Laboratories frequently utilize an array of hazardous lab chemicals, and while experimenting with them represents the “easy” part, safely disposing of them can often...

Pathology Labs Using RFID to Improve Specimen Tracking

The introduction of errors is a genuine concern in the pathology lab, where preanalytical errors, specimen labeling errors, and specimen loss can all occur...

Sterilization Packaging & Labeling Requirements

There are several types of sterilization packaging systems on the market today. These containers are designed to maintain the sterility of the contained items...

Lean Principles to Improve Turnaround Times in the COVID-19 Era

Prior to COVID-19, labs were already having difficulty improving turnaround times and optimizing workflow; the pandemic is pushing the system to the brink with...

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5 Tips for Creating a Successful Laboratory Training Program

Laboratory training is integral to a functional lab; students, post-docs, senior scientists, and professors alike require training sessions when learning to use new methods...

Genomic Platforms & Translational Medicine

Genomic platforms and databases have become integral parts of genome informatics, enjoying exponential growth in the post-genomic era. A variety of platforms know exist,...

De-Identification Best Practices for Diagnostic Samples

Patient health data is an essential component of medical research. Clinical trials depend on accurate data obtained from patient databases to analyze and interpret...

Candy Coated Pills Add Extra Layer of Security

The administration of substandard medication adversely affects the health of millions of individuals worldwide and costs the healthcare industry an estimated $200 billion annually....