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Automating DNA sample testing

April 1, 2015 By Robert Galvin Fine-tuning DNA sample testing with automation can improve efficiency, boost productivity, and reduce backlogs in busy forensic laboratories.
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Pipette system boosts lab’s productivity

September 1, 2014 by Lab Canada Integrating an Integra Viaflo 96 multichannel pipette into its high-throughput expression facility has enabled Molecular Partners in Zurich, Switzerland to streamline the discovery and development of a novel class of targeted protein therapeutics termed DARPins. Molecular Partners is a privately…
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Exhibitors compete for SLAS new product award designations

November 14, 2012 by Lab Canada Chicago, IL – The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) will be honouring up to three exhibiting companies with SLAS New Product Award (NPA) Designations. This will be for presenting new products, at SLAS2013, that are judged to be exceptional…
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Deadline approaching for submitting abstracts to SLAS2013

July 19, 2012 by Lab Canada Chicago, IL – The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS), is accepting abstract submissions for podium and poster presentations at SLAS2013, the Second Annual SLAS Conference and Exhibition, January 12-16. The conference, which will be held at the Gaylord…
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Automation improves tissue engineering

March 20, 2012 by Lab Canada Artificial skin is being produced automatically in a lab in Germany, with the production enabled by tissue engineering. Previously, production was only possible only using expensive manual methods in specialized laboratories.
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Device automates routine analysis

December 30, 2011 Teri Theoret, Marketing Manager, Canadawide Scientific In today’s busy laboratories, technical staff are often subjected to intense time and work pressures as they monitor multiple analysis systems and evaluate results simultaneously. The automation of daily analyses can represent an important opportunity for valuable time savings. The…
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Toronto scientists develop open-source, web-based app that tracks reagent collections

August 11, 2011 by Lab Canada Toronto, ON – Researchers at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, led by Dr Karen Colwill and Marina Olhovsky, have developed an open-source, web-based tool to track both large-scale datasets and individual reagents, allowing for easy access,…