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Vial & Microtube Identification Made Easy

Conical tubes and vials are an essential component of every biomedical lab, used in almost every experiment. These common containers are used throughout laboratories...

Breakthrough: GA International Announces the Development of SnapPEEL Technology

Summary: GA International has developed a unique new breakthrough label technology, SnapPEEL, that allows rectangle and dot labels to be peeled and applied with...

Customizing Lab Requisition Forms Enhances Sample Tracking in Diagnostic Labs

Diagnostic clinics depend on accurate sample identification and tracking; without an accurate system, critical errors can be made, resulting in the loss of irreplaceable...

What You Need to Consider When Labeling Samples for Growth & Proliferation Assays

Growth and proliferation assays are some of the most widely used measurements across biological research labs. Nearly every lab, whether they’re working with E....

The History of Cell Lines in Biological Research

Cell lines are a necessary tool in the arsenal of almost everyone who studies human diseases. Though it remains debatable whether these cell lines...

How Long Can You Store Samples in the Freezer?

It’s an age-old question everyone who has ever worked with frozen cells and samples has asked: how long can I keep my stuff in...

Bringing Research to Life with 3D Cell Culture

Cell culture is an invaluable tool in biology, drug discovery, cancer research, as well as in the study of stem cells. Currently, most labs...

Breakthrough: GA International Announces the Development of Direct Thermal CryoSTUCK Labels

Summary: GA International has developed a new line of patented direct thermal CryoSTUCK® labels for laboratories that resist chemical exposure as well as adhere...

4 Reasons to Integrate RFID into Your Cryogenic Inventory Management

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) has come a long way since the 70s; it’s become more prevalent in many areas, including healthcare, pharmaceutical research, and academic...

Top 9 Actions to Take in the Lab to Improve Energy Efficiency

Did you know that laboratories are one of the largest energy-consuming sectors in the country? In fact, after data centers, labs are widely recognized...

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...

Seed Banks & the Evolution of Selective Plant Breeding

Plant breeding practices go back to the beginning of sedentary agriculture, dating back 9000 to 11000 years. As long as we have grown crops,...

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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,...

How Identification Systems Can Help Preserve Research Integrity

Maintaining research integrity is a serious issue in the field of scientific research, especially when it comes to academic research. Funded by taxpayers, there...