Paper Notebooks Vs. Laboratory Management Systems

Paper Notebooks Vs. Laboratory Management Systems

04 Apr 2022

Why do so many scientists still record data in paper notebooks in this day and age? The answer is that although technology permeates every aspect of our lives and is often incorporated into laboratory management systems, there are several perceived advantages to relying on paper laboratory notebooks. Paper can be easily used to jot down notes or draw scientific diagrams, providing the kind of...

Error Prevention in Laboratory Management

Error Prevention in Laboratory Management

20 Mar 2022

Science, in theory, is a self-correcting field where any errors are doomed to be weeded out sooner or later. But spend some time doing scientific research, and you’ll notice that reality seldom lives up to this ideal – scientific errors occur regularly and are published at an alarming frequency. This is because despite years of training, scientists are still humans who are liable to make mistakes...

Labguru: Integrating Electronic Lab Notebook With Lab Robots

Labguru: Integrating Electronic Lab Notebook With Lab Robots

11 Oct 2021

Laboratories all over the world are beginning to implement lab robots such as liquid handlers, which automate routine manual tasks and save time. Unfortunately, the platforms used to record experiments and sample data don’t always keep up with technological advancements, requiring scientists to manually integrate and transfer data between robots, lab management systems and lab notebooks.

Why Do Laboratories Need Data Traceability, and How Can a Unified Lab Information System Help?

Why Do Laboratories Need Data Traceability, and How Can a Unified Lab Information System Help?

11 Aug 2021

Can you easily trace your conclusions or products all the way back to the raw experimental data, and be sure that no information was lost on the way? If you can — congratulations, you perform magnificent research data management. Most commonly, however, ensuring data traceability and integrity is quite a challenge, one that scientists struggle with every day.

How to Choose the Best Electronic Lab Notebook for Data Security

How to Choose the Best Electronic Lab Notebook for Data Security

14 Jul 2021

So you’ve decided to upgrade your research lab management by implementing an electronic lab notebook (ELN). An important aspect to consider as you do your research on the various options available is data security — your ELN of choice should make sure that your research information doesn’t fall into the wrong hands. We’ve created a list of features to look for in order to find the best electronic...

Labguru - The Best ELN for GxP Compliance

Labguru - The Best ELN for GxP Compliance

17 Jun 2021

GxP-oriented laboratories are expected to comply with specific guidelines that require all testing and manufacturing processes to be performed, monitored, recorded and reported in an organized and controlled manner. These guidelines are intended to ensure data integrity, product quality and safety.

What’s New in Labguru: Research Lab Management Features from Winter 2021

What’s New in Labguru: Research Lab Management Features from Winter 2021

29 Mar 2021

At Labguru, we’re constantly working to improve our user experience and simplify research lab management. This quarter, we introduced Labguru Dashboards, as well as a few improvements to existing features. This article will present our most significant recent updates.

Introducing Labguru Datasync

Introducing Labguru Datasync

22 Mar 2021

Fast, Seamless Transfer of Unlimited Data to Your Digital Lab Notebook Account on the AWS Cloud As the world of research takes to the cloud, the need to shift big data to the cloud becomes ever more critical.

Advantages of a Barcode-Based Sample Management System

Advantages of a Barcode-Based Sample Management System

16 Feb 2021

Life science and pharmaceutical companies always want to reduce costs and increase efficiency. There is no doubt that barcode labelling is one of the most common and simplest ways to achieve both cost reduction and increased efficiency. Barcode labelling improves data collection and management, helps streamline inventory management and sharply decreases human errors.Barcode-based sample...

Biobanking – What to look for when choosing a Sample Management system

Biobanking – What to look for when choosing a Sample Management system

30 Dec 2020

The importance of BioBanking Biobanking has become an important factor in research, supporting mainly genomic and personalized research. Biobanks allow researchers access to data representing a large number of people. Samples in biobanks and the data derived from those samples can often be used by multiple researchers for cross purpose research studies. The advantage of biobanks is huge as it...