Scientist to Scientist: Sustainability in Lab Plastics

BIOEmelia DeForce, PhD has a degree in Molecular Microbiology from University of Massachusetts Boston. She has been working at Thermo as a Senior Applications Scientist in the laboratory plastics business.  Emelia has worked for over 10 years to better understand plastic pollution in the marine environment. She has been implementing and expanding programs within the […]

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Taking a holistic view of water quality research

Water is a most precious resource and a complex medium intrinsic to maintaining a rich and flourishing ecosystem. It keeps us healthy, feeds us with its teeming oceans and irrigated crops, enables worldwide mobility and exploration, and plays an innate part in groundbreaking scientific developments in the environmental, biopharmaceutical, and food and beverage industries, among […]

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Handling, Storage and Shipment considerations for COVID-19 samples

In December 2019, a bunch of patients with a novel coronavirus was identified in Wuhan, China. Initially, named 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the virus has now been named SARS-CoV-2 by the International Committee of Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). This virus is the causative of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) which has brought economies to halt, […]

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Protect Precious Samples So That You’re Ready For The Unexpected

Do you want to ensure optimal biobanking? What can you do to protect your unique collection and minimize the risks, so you can be ready to act and recover when the unforeseen happens? Risk mitigation, redundancy and monitoring can help. One of the worst nightmares a biobanker can face is the loss of samples that have […]

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Essential “Tips” for Labwork During This Critical Time

Need a break from your workload or maybe just some easy reading to de-stress?  Here are links to the essentials needed for your lab and tidbits of information you may not have known about Thermo Scientific™ lab supplies! Essential to every laboratory, lab supplies enable you to perform the required tasks to achieve your scientific […]

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What to Consider When Selecting an Ultra-Low Temperature Freezer

Ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers are essential to any lab environment, as they play a critical role in helping to ensure the safe storage of precious samples. Operating within the -50°C to -80°C range, ULTs are used to store a variety of analytes and products, from biospecimen samples to enzymes and drugs. For many labs, a ULT stores […]

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Manual vs. Electronic Pipetting: What You Need to Know

When it comes to liquid handling, it is critical to ensure quality, reproducibility, precision in pipetting. You should be as comfortable using your pipette as an artist with a paint brush. Using it is second nature, but the better the quality of the brush, the better the product. Given the importance, investing in a new pipette […]

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