October 20, 2013

Extreme Pipetting IV: It’s Not the Heat, It’s the…

Understanding how pipettes perform in high humidity is critical for laboratory data integrity. According to regulatory standards, pipette calibration laboratories must control their relative humidity at greater than 50%, while working laboratories are often significantly drier.
October 20, 2013

Preventing Pandemics – The Global Influenza Threat

Over the years, influenza has taken the lives of millions. While vaccines are helping to reduce the damage caused by the virus there is still a […]
September 24, 2013

The Critical Role of Liquid Handling in Effective Assay Transfer

Top Tips to Facilitate Assay Transfer Within and Across Laboratories With the life sciences industry racing down the path towards globalization and outsourcing, the importance of […]
September 24, 2013

Can You Trust Your Robot?

While robotic liquid handlers have allowed increased testing capabilities in the laboratory, concerns over protocol, accuracy and suitability still remain. Laboratories around the world have turned to liquid […]
September 23, 2013

Optimizing Automated Liquid Handlers

Using Longitudinal Data to Understand Performance Life science, clinical and IVD manufacturing laboratories have benefited from the recent technological advances in liquid handling instrumentation, from the […]
September 23, 2013

Rapid Volume Verification in High-Density Microtiter Plates Using Dual-Dye Photometry

The dual-dye photometric technology used by Artel’s MVS Multichannel Verification System overcomes challenges associated with determining the dispensed volume within each well of a 384-well microtiter plate. […]
September 23, 2013

The Importance of Liquid Handling Quality Assurance Through the Drug Discovery Process

The tug-of-war between quality and productivity is an issue facing all drug discovery companies, competing in a fierce race to bring breakthrough drugs to market before […]
September 23, 2013

Multichannel Verification System: A Dual-Dye Photometry System For Performance Verification of Multichannel Delivery Devices

Artel has developed the MVS Multichannel Verification System, a photometric method for verifying the performance of automated multichannel liquid delivery equipment.  On the basis of Artel […]
September 23, 2013

How It Works: Verifying Liquid Handling Instrumentation Performance

Problem: Laboratories often assume that their liquid handling instruments, from pipettes to automated liquid handlers, are operating within specifications. However, because data integrity for applications, from drug […]
September 23, 2013

Standardizing pipette calibration in a large laboratory organization results in economic and quality gains

Large laboratory organizations with many departments find it difficult to allocate responsibility effectively for quality control. While a centralized, top-down approach can simplify regulatory compliance, distributing […]