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A History of Barcodes & Barcoding Technology

Barcodes are one of the best ways to track and trace items. They’re found everywhere, in supermarkets, industrial warehouses, labs, and medical facilities. However, barcodes...

A Brief History of PCR and Its Derivatives

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is one of the most universally used techniques in biology. It’s an integral part of any student’s curriculum and most...

A Brief History of Cryogenic Storage

Cryogenics is one of the most important fields that has been integrated into biomedical research. It’s employed to store a variety of samples, including...

The Origins of Santa Claus

Most of us are familiar with the mainstream image of Santa Claus, with his reindeer, sleigh, and a country full of elves that love...

A Brief History of Histology

Histology is one of the most varied fields of research, with a host of practical applications. Scientists have used the histological staining of tissues...

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5 Simple Tips for Troubleshooting RFID in the Lab

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is one of the fastest developing technologies used to identify laboratory samples and reagents. Though it’s been around since the 1970s,...

Tips for Pipetting in the Lab

Take it from someone with persistent issues with repetitive stress injuries: proper pipetting technique is essential, no matter your position in the lab. The...

7 Tips for Making the Most of Limited Lab Space

Most labs have to deal with the issue of limited lab space and ensure that the quality of the research being conducted isn’t impacted...

Potential Implementation of Blockchain in Academia

Blockchain has emerged as a promising and disruptive technology thanks to its potential to offer verifiable, permanent, and decentralized data handling. While usually associated...