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A Safer Way to Administer Medication Starts with Improving Identification

Did you know that a simple change in the design of medication bag labels such as IV or blood bags can decrease medication errors? Labels...

The History and Function of Biobanks

Biorepositories are facilities that collect, process, store, and distribute biological samples to aid scientific research. There are a variety of different biorepositories, broken down...

Biobanks Aim to Accelerate Health Research in Quest to Treat & Cure Disease

Biobanks have become an essential tool in the fight to improve healthcare outcomes via basic and clinical research. They can be classified into two...

Vaccine Storage & Handling Best Practices

Pfizer’s recent announcement that they might have a functional vaccine has raised questions regarding how it will be distributed if/when approved. The storage and...

How Scientists are Tackling the Problem of K-Ras in Cancer

K-Ras belongs to the family of RAS genes whose gene products comprise some of the most important signaling modulators in cancer cells. It governs the...

The History of Cervical Cancer Screening

Though cervical cancer has likely existed for far longer, its official discovery occurred as recently as 1886, when Sir John Williams described a lesion...

Preclinical Research: Translating Results from Mice to Humans

All clinically approved therapeutics have passed through preclinical testing at some point. Drugs must be tested in animal subjects before human trials are conducted;...

ACE2 in COVID-19: Is it Friend or Foe?

Many problems are currently plaguing scientists studying COVID-19, as they try to solve why some patients suffer from more severe symptoms while others remain...

Biobanking is a Priority for Scientists Studying COVID-19

Biobanks serve as a source of primary human tissues, with some storing millions of samples from hundreds of thousands of patients. So, what do...

What We Know About COVID-19 Immunity Right Now

Don't forget to favorite this blog as it will be continuously updated with the latest news regarding COVID-19 immunity. Five months after the COVID-19 outbreak...

Scientists are Turning to Existing Drugs to Combat COVID-19

Since we last published our blog Deciphering the Biology of the 2019 Coronavirus, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pathogen has made...

9 Tips for Working from Home

With the current spread of SARS-CoV-2, many people find themselves working from home for the first time. In fact, this article is currently being...

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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...

The Top Applications for AI in Medical Diagnostics

Artificial Intelligence (AI), image recognition AI in particular, has the potential to revolutionize medical diagnostics. By 2023, the AI medical imaging market is projected...

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...

The Evolution of Animal Cloning

Beyond the general sci-fi concept, artificial cloning can be defined in several ways. It can refer to making an identical copy of a cell’s...