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The Future of Digital Histology

Histology is the study of tissue at the microscopic level, widely used to diagnose disease by pathologists. This traditionally involves thin specimens cut from...

The Benefits of Outfitting Your Lab with a Customized RFID Solution

For labs that depend on speed and accuracy to scan large inventories, RFID represents a drastic improvement over most conventional labeling methods. Originally conceived...

Re-Labeling with Confidence in the Laboratory

Labeling in the lab is important to ensure your samples, specimens, reagents, and buffers are all accurately identified. However, the information on these labels...

Sample Identification for Immunohistochemistry

A cornerstone of the pathologist’s toolkit, immunohistochemistry (IHC) is an essential diagnostic procedure that uses polyclonal antibodies to determine the tissue distribution of proteins...

Using Specimen Tracking Systems in Histology/Pathology to Improve Efficiency

Pathology and histology labs process a large volume of specimens on a daily basis. These specimens need to be properly identified to ensure patients...

Veterinary Labels & Animal Healthcare Labeling

Labeling for animal healthcare can encompass various areas, such as animal housing, husbandry, veterinary care, and diagnostics. Depending on if your labeling equipment, surgical...

Breakthrough Innovations in DYMO-Compatible Lab Labels

Labels for DYMO printers are a popular choice in labs for their low cost, requiring no added ribbons, toners, or inks for printing. DYMO®...

ISO Accreditations Every Biobank Must Know & Why They Matter

The increasing contribution of biobanks to health research has led to the need to establish standardized regulations and requirements for biobanking to ensure the...

A Brief Guide to Glove-Friendly Labeling in the Lab

Labeling is performed daily, with large experiments sometimes requiring hundreds of sample tubes, each of which must be identified appropriately. Most laboratory personnel must...

6 Handy Solutions for Handwriting Labels in Your Lab

This blog may be controversial. If you are a subscriber of our blog, you already know about our contempt for handwritten labeling. They are...

Tissue Microarrays: A New Tool for Pathology Labs

Modern technologies allow for the identification of DNA/RNA and protein markers that might be useful in disease classification and drug development. However, conventional slide-by-slide...

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...

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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....