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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...

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...

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...

Sterilization & Disinfection Procedures for the Lab

Labs often need to decontaminate, disinfect, or sterilize the material they use to ensure experiments are not contaminated. Which procedure is used depends on...

How Advanced Labeling Technologies Make Pharmaceutical Supply Chains Run Smoother

Pharmaceutical supply chains are tightly regulated; they must be in order to pass FDA inspection and maintain high productivity levels. Because of such tight...

Addressing Lab Supply Shortages During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the omicron variant spreading worldwide like wildfire, supply chains are at severe risk of a slowdown, as workers have become increasingly affected by...

The Growth of Veterinary Diagnostics & Future Trends

The use of veterinary diagnostics is growing, fueled by the need to control and prevent diseases and to better understand the creatures we depend...

What to do When You Make a Mistake in the Lab

Making mistakes is something that comes with being human. Everyone makes mistakes, both large and small. It’s nothing to be ashamed of, no matter...

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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...

Research Spotlight: Luke Mansfield

This week’s Research Spotlight focuses on Luke Mansfield, a Ph.D. candidate from the Oncology and Metabolism Department of the University of Sheffield. His research...

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...

Laboratory Labels Help Optimize Equipment Tracking & Maintenance

Many labs prioritize sample tracking; after all, most labs focus on generating mass quantities of samples, each of which requires a unique label that...