Elementary and secondary school students who later want to become scientists and engineers often get hands-on inspiration by using off-the-shelf kits to build and program robots. But so far it’s been difficult to create robotic projects to foster interest in the “wet” sciences – biology, chemistry and medicine – so called because experiments in these […]
From small Laboratories running nucleic acid extraction protocols to the cutting edge Next Generation Sequencing assays; enzymes, primers, modified nucleotides and secret buffers represent a high percentage of the total cost per sample. This article will not discuss about the high margins companies apply to those products or the profits they earn (specially in the […]
Why lab automation is essential to create the ability to deliver fast, accurate test results while becoming a consolidated workflow environment that maximizes throughput, reduces errors, and contains costs?
Incredible! You just throw your samples into the funnel of SARSTED`s “Bulkloader BL 1200 / BL 2000” and they come out of the machine, measured and ready to store. It must be a great feeling to be this sloppy in a GLP environment 🙂 Ok I admit there is a decapping, recapping and sorting solution […]
Laboratory automation involves the process, technology, device and software which enable automated workflow process in the laboratories and thus reduce manual steps and errors. Lab automation incorporates both hardware (devices) and software. Hardware Automation involves either total automation system (TLA) where all the devices are integrated or modular automation where certain devices in the workflow […]