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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...

RNAi – Basic Research Tool to Major Player in the Healthcare Industry

Using RNA interference (RNAi) as a basic research tool to knock down gene expression is one of the staples of life science research. It’s...

Keeping Your Business Compliant with FDA’s UDI Regulations

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires that all medical devices are identified with a unique device identifier (UDI), in both human and...

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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...

DRMs Limit the Possibilities of Sample Identification

The idea of restricting access to a product is not new; many companies employ various tools and methods to do just that in an...

Top 10 Lab Fails of 2022

After a long hiatus, our lab fails contest is back! Though it’s been a rough couple of years living through the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s...