Improving Patient Safety by Reducing Human Errors | According to a study by Johns Hopkins, more than 250,000 people in the United States die every year because of medical mistakes, making it the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer.
Contamination-Free, Worry-Free, Walk-Away Library Prep Automation | Automation of library preparation increases throughput, reduces labor costs, and eliminates many of the sources of human error. As most next generation sequencing (NGS) library preparation protocols include one or more polymerase chain reaction (PCR) steps, an on-deck thermal cycler is needed to achieve true walk-away automation.
AUTOMATED LIQUID HANDLING EVOLUTION: AN OVERVIEW One of the first reported systems for liquid handling was described in 1875 by Thaddeus M. Stevens, a professor in Analytical Chemistry at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Indiana. The device was designed to control the flux of water through a filter [...]