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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...

5 Proven Strategies for Optimizing Laboratory Practices

Laboratories, whether engaged in medical research, quality control, or academic exploration, all share a fundamental need for clarity, precision, and adherence to rigorous standards....

3 Practical Tips for Sample Tracking in the Laboratory

Sample tracking in the laboratory can be optimized by implementing cloud-based laboratory information management systems (LIMS) and inventory management systems alongside barcode and/or RFID...

Reproducibility: Why it Matters More Than Ever

It’s a common sentiment across the scientific landscape that researchers everywhere should be able to share data, re-create each other’s experiments, and achieve similar...

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...

How LIMS Improve Compliance by Promoting Traceability & Quality

As the popularity of laboratory information management systems (LIMS) continues to grow, laboratories of all sizes, budgets, and specialties are faced with the question...

What to do When You Make a Mistake in the Lab

Making mistakes is something that comes with being human. Everyone makes mistakes, both large and small. It’s nothing to be ashamed of, no matter...

Biospecimen Labeling & How it Will Help Your Lab Effectively Track Data

Proper biospecimen labeling in biorepositories, biobanking, or research labs is critical, especially when conducting clinical studies that link clinical data to biospecimen analysis. Confusing,...

Sharing Biospecimen Data: Legal & Ethical Considerations

There is a growing movement internationally to improve access to research data, as well as sharing biospecimen data stored by biobanks and biorepositories. Sharing...

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...
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One of the most used techniques in biology and biochemistry, Western blots are also one of the hardest techniques to master. Though every experiment...

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,...