January 12, 2009
Keith Albert

Can disposable pipette tips contribute to pipetting error?

Q: I need accuracy and precision. Will the disposable tips I choose for my automated liquid handlers possibly contribute error? Because you are concerned with accuracy and […]
October 23, 2013
Pipetting technique

Dispensing a Sample from a Pipette into a Target Receptacle

Pipetting is one of the most common and critical laboratory tasks, and operator technique can directly affect accuracy and precision. Dr. Carle discusses the technique of dispensing a sample from a pipette to a receptacle in detail.
June 17, 2014

Is it really necessary to worry about both liquid handling precision and accuracy during assay development?

During assay development it is vital to optimize the assay and determine the effects of liquid handling variability. Precision is easy to measure, and it highlights gross failures within a liquid delivery step.
June 26, 2014

How does the pipetting technique that technologists use affect assay development?

We talked to Shilo Caulfield, Viracor Laboratories, to get her thoughts about the impact of pipetting technique, and how it can affect results.