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biosafety cabinet vs fume hoods
12.21.2020 | Sydney Cross

The Difference Between a Fume Hood and a Biosafety Cabinet

In these uncertain times, the importance of scientific research that unearths new, valuable information cannot be overstated. A great deal of this research takes place in laboratories.  As such, those facilities should be well-equipped to protect the health of lab technicians and the integrity of their experiments.  That’s where fume hoods and biosafety cabinets come

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maple block table tops
12.16.2020 | Sydney Cross

Maple Block Tops: What to Know Before You Buy

Not many items commonly found in labs and industrial settings are considered ‘beautiful’, but maple block countertops can add that special touch that will warm any interior while providing a durable work surface that can last for years. While maple block may be an attractive option, it isn’t appropriate in every setting, so it is

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gmp lab
12.14.2020 | Sydney Cross

What Is a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Lab?

Good manufacturing practice (GMP) is a quality assurance system and set of guidelines used by manufacturing laboratories to ensure the purity and quality of their products. In the U.S., GMP requirements are regulated and enforced by the FDA, which oversees the production and commercialization of all food and pharmaceutical products. In particular, GMP requirements are

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GLP Lab
12.11.2020 | Sydney Cross

What Are Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)?

“Bioethics is a very, very important field. As we get more and more in the arena of understanding science and getting better opportunities, the fact that you can do things with biological sciences that have an impact on a human being means you must have ethical standards.” Those were the words of a man who

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Costs of renovating a lab
12.11.2020 | Sydney Cross

The Cost of Renovating a Lab

Whether you plan on converting an existing lab space to fit your purposes or you simply want to renovate your lab to make it more ergonomic and functional, you will have some important decisions to make. Making these considerations well ahead of time will save you money and ensure that you get the most out

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How To Design a Food Microbiology Lab
12.11.2020 | Sydney Cross

How To Design a Food Microbiology Lab

Food microbiology labs study microorganisms that exist within food and cause it either to spoil, become diseased, grow, or ferment over time. Studying these microorganisms is a delicate process that requires particular environmental circumstances and stringent cleanliness to produce accurate results. As such, food microbiology labs are more difficult to design than your average chemistry

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Fume hood costs
12.11.2020 | Sydney Cross

How Much Does a Fume Hood Cost?

The American physicist Burton Richter once said, “Modern science is fast-moving, and no laboratory can exist for long with a program based on old facilities. Innovation and renewal are required to keep a laboratory on the frontiers of science.” Time and again, his words have been proven correct. To conduct proper research, your lab should

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Pros and Cons of Maple Block
12.04.2020 | Sydney Cross

The Pros and Cons of Maple Block Countertops

When it comes to commercial countertops, there are many popular options: formica, composites, stone or slate, for example. Wood is one of the most elegant, earthy, and practical. For businesses that need to consider appearance as well as functionality, butcher block countertops may be the answer, specifically maple block countertops. Here is what you should

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difference between GMP and GLP labs
12.04.2020 | Sydney Cross

The Difference Between GLP and GMP Lab Regulations

When it comes to pharmaceutical laboratory testing, there is an abundance of regulations and just as many accompanying acronyms. In this article, we will cover the difference between good laboratory practices (GLP) and good manufacturing practices (GMP). Though they sound similar and may be interchangeable in some cases, they have meaningful nuances that you should

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