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  1. In need of an intelligent sample cryostorage solution?

    Sample integrity and management is the key to every biobank’s success. Cryopreservation of organic specimens at extremely low temperatures preserves valuable biological material and maintains sample integrity, while ensuring reproducible results during later analysis.
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  2. What Cold Storage is Best for Your Biological Samples?

    Biological research is driven by the repetitive collection of samples, which in turn are preserved for later examination. The preservation of biological samples is essentially the forced delay of degradation of the sample so that it may be used later for various analyses. The short or long term means of sample preservation is, therefore, a crucial aspect of biological research.
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  3. How can you bring your life science lab experiments to life?

    Students learn best when they are engaged and learning in an interactive setting.  ADInstruments is partnering with Lasec® to introduce you to new software that can do this for your life science students.
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  4. Winter is coming... to your lab bench!

    Tired of struggling with messy ice buckets or constantly having to return to fridges and freezers to keep your samples cool?  Isofreeze® tube racks from Lasec® and Scientific Specialties Inc. (SSI) are the solution you’ve been searching for.
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  5. The magic of tri-colour colony counting

    Arguably, there cannot be a more tedious task for a microbiologist than counting colonies. The New Protocol 3 HD from Synbiosis, with the introduction of a new high-definition camera and a user-friendly interface, automates colony counting with colour as if by magic.
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  6. Introducing the Greiner Preanalytics expertise!

    Greiner Bio-One International GmbH has a global presence spanning all five continents with production sites in various countries such as Germany, Austria and Thailand, with distribution partners all over the world, specialising in the development, production and distribution of high-quality plastic laboratory products. Greiner Bio-One is split into three divisions – Preanalytics, BioScience and Sterilisation. 
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  7. The hidden costs of purified water

    Purifying water for laboratory applications uses two vital and limited resources, water and electricity. Certain water purification techniques can be costly for the environment and for your pocket. If you use purified water for laboratory applications, it is important to be aware of the different water treatment methods so that you can choose a system which benefits both the environment and your budget.
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  8. Would you be safe if there was a fire in your workplace?

    Are you storing your flammable liquids in accordance with the South African National Standard 54470-1 for fire safety cabinets? Hazardous situations or accidents can easily occur in the workplace due to various factors. The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) recently published the SANS 54470-1:2017 for fire safety cabinets which aims to educate users about the safe storage of flammable liquids.
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  9. Life science professionals trust Greiner Bio-One – here’s why

    Headquartered in Austria, the Greiner Bio-One group has a global presence spanning all five continents with production sites in Austria, Germany and Hungary to name a few. Greiner Bio-One is split into three divisions – Preanalytics, BioScience and Sterilisation. Working in close collaboration with their strategic partners, their product offering is geared towards use in hospitals, laboratories, universities, research institutes, and the diagnostic, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, with their Preanalytics business division focussing on products for the collection and processing of sample material, such as blood, urine and saliva for analytical purposes.
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  10. 8 Reasons why Labcon Filter tips will work for you!

    The fact that Labcon® was the first company to produce hinged pipette tip racks in 1985, speaks to their wealth of experience in the manufacture and supply of plastic laboratory products.  Specifically, they are one of the leading tip manufacturers worldwide when it comes to pipette tips and aerosol filter tips.
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