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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...

Bioadhesion & Bioadhesive Polymers

The study of adhesion is essential in the identification industry; this type of research has led to the development of specialized labels that utilize...

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...

How to Avoid Errors in the Diagnostic Lab

Diagnostic labs process hundreds to thousands of samples daily. These samples are often extremely valuable, containing patient samples that cannot be replaced. Errors during...

Artificial Intelligence in the Pharmaceutical Industry

The pharmaceutical industry has a long tradition of incorporating the latest technology to improve drug discovery and deliver safe, reliable drugs to market faster....

Identifying Biomarkers to Guide Cancer Immunotherapy

Treating cancer with immunotherapy holds great promise. However, this course of treatment has been shown to only work in a subset of cancer patients....

When Should You Publish Your Research Data?

Publications are the backbone of many laboratories; they’re necessary in academia to obtain grant funding, and pharmaceutical companies rely on publications to validate their...

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....

Carbon Capture Technology & Converting CO2 into Something Useful

Carbon capture technology has been around for a while, with new advancements being developed to help combat climate change. Carbon capture and storage is...

The Most Innovative Ways Scientists are Integrating RFID into their Labs

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) has quickly become the trendy new method of identification in bioscience and pharmaceutical labs. While most have adapted RFID labels and...

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5 Features that Every Modern LIMS Should Have

Recently, labs have turned to full digitization with the intention of enhancing their ability to track everything, from samples to consumables. Thus, the use...

Why It’s Important to Include Sample Identification When Optimizing Lab Protocols

Recently, a news article on optimizing lab protocols described how several researchers at the University of Montreal decided to devise a new strategy for...

Going Green: Does Using -70°C Affect Sample Storage

Ultra-low temperature storage is a staple of laboratory life. Nearly every scientist leans on safe and protected long-term sample storage afforded by lab freezers,...

How Identification Systems Can Help Preserve Research Integrity

Maintaining research integrity is a serious issue in the field of scientific research, especially when it comes to academic research. Funded by taxpayers, there...