July 10, 2011

Do Plate Readers Agree?

Understanding Performance Differences Between Different Plate Reader Makes and Models Microplate readers are used in numerous laboratory applications to measure results of chemical assays in microplates. […]
December 1, 2011

Creating and Testing Custom Alternative Test Solutions

This application note explains how to create and test a custom dye reagent for checking liquid handler performance for assay-specific reagent types. Users can check a liquid handler using dye-based reagents that are closer in composition to their assay reagents, such as DMSO and 20% glycerol.
March 23, 2012

Mixing It Up

Mixers are great – they give us a chance to meet new people, and while some may consider them a waste of time, they can spark […]
July 20, 2012

Do You Really Know What Your Robot Is Doing?

It may be argued that the largest challenge presented by using a liquid handling robot is the assumption that the robot is doing what it is […]
January 23, 2013

Integration of Liquid Handler Quality Control Into the HTS Daily Routine

Highly accurate and precise liquid handling is critical if the results of HTS experiments are to be reliable. However, liquid handlers are prone to variation and […]
January 23, 2013

Evaluation of the Eppendorf epMotion Pipetting Tools

With budgets forever tightening and patient samples being limited, reduction of repeat testing has become a common goal of almost all laboratories regardless of their operation. […]
April 15, 2013

Optimize Volume Transfer Methods to Avoid Reagent Concentration Errors

Optimize Volume Transfer Methods to Avoid Reagent Concentration Errors Laboratories utilizing liquid handling devices appreciate the efficiency benefits that these important instruments provide. This technical poster presentation […]
November 15, 2013

Webinar: Effect of Liquid Handling Quality Control on Biological Assay Performance

Dr. Nathaniel Hentz recently presented a webinar on the effect of liquid handling quality control on biological assay performance, and he demonstrated how optimization of both liquid handling accuracy and precision is critical to assay performance.
November 19, 2013

How closely do you look at your microplates?

Every well of an Artel Verification Plate has been meticulously characterized so you can get accurate and precise volume measurements for your liquid handlers – every time.
December 17, 2014
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Tips on How to Pipette

Ten Tips to Improve Your Pipetting Technique: download the free wall poster and/or watch the video to get better at accurate, reproducible pipetting.