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.

6 Tips for a Seamless Transition to Digital Research Laboratory Management

6 Tips for a Seamless Transition to Digital Research Laboratory Management

04 Aug 2021

Many researchers hesitate to switch to digital research laboratory management, worrying that the implementation process of an ELN or LIMS system will be long and complicated, slowing down day-to-day tasks and the progress of research. They might worry about how the research management system will be received among the lab members, if training will be slow and they’ll resist the change. 

The Advantages of Cloud-Based Electronic Lab Notebooks

The Advantages of Cloud-Based Electronic Lab Notebooks

21 Jul 2021

One of the first questions that you have to ask yourself when selecting an electronic lab notebook (ELN) for your lab is where will the information be stored — on premises, or in the cloud?

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.

How to Safely Manage a Chemical Inventory Using a Lab Information Management System

How to Safely Manage a Chemical Inventory Using a Lab Information Management System

03 Jun 2021

If your lab works with chemical reagents, especially hazardous chemicals, managing a good inventory isn’t important only for organization and efficiency reasons — it is critical for the health and safety of the personnel. Paper lab notebooks and excel spreadsheets can easily get messy and are prone to human error, which can lead to chemical hazards. A LIMS (Lab Information Management System) is...

Achieving Scientific Data Automation With a Laboratory Informatics Software

Achieving Scientific Data Automation With a Laboratory Informatics Software

31 May 2021

Laboratory informatics is the use of technology to optimize all processes related to scientific data management: data acquisition, data analysis and interpretation, reporting, lab networking, and more. Anyone who has experienced working in a lab understands the importance of these tasks, but also knows how tedious and time-consuming they can get when performed manually. The large amounts of...

The 10 Best Tools for Scientific Projects and Research Lab Management in 2021

The 10 Best Tools for Scientific Projects and Research Lab Management in 2021

13 May 2021

Many life-science laboratories all over the world still use analog methods for data storage and processing, project management, and lab management, but the technology for scientists is ever-evolving and offers more and more advanced solutions that can simplify all aspects of lab work, as well as research lab management, saving time, effort and even money. From browsing and managing literature to...

5 Reasons For Pharma and Biotech Startups To Use an Electronic Laboratory Notebook From the Start

5 Reasons For Pharma and Biotech Startups To Use an Electronic Laboratory Notebook From the Start

11 May 2021

If you’re starting a pharma or biotech company, you are faced with many business decisions. You have a grand vision for a solution that will change the world for the better, but there are still some tedious yet inevitable tasks to take care of, including the question of research data management. Will you record your experiments on paper, or implement an ELN (Electronic Laboratory Notebook)?...