Robots to the Rescue

By making the transition from a manual to an automated process, Syngenta Biotechnology Inc. gained more than they hoped for. ...

Automating Science

We have moved past the point where general computer, word processing, and spreadsheet skills are a reasonable basis for compe...

Product Focus: HPLC Autosamplers

Chromatographers who learned their craft twenty years ago may not have been familiar with autosamplers then, but today nearly...

Product Focus: Microplate Handlers

Microtiter plates have become common labware in life science and medicine. Automated systems employing microplates in biologi...

How to Automate Sample Preparation

Agilent Technologies has taken an important step forward in automating sample preparation with its 7693A Automatic Liquid Sam...

Developing a Business Case

When it comes to successfully managing a laboratory, the challenge is to think as a business manager and as a scientist at th...

Gas Process Automation

Many relatively simple industrial or laboratory processes that require control of flow or pressure can be greatly improved wi...

Managing Samples & Their Storage

Reliably tracking samples as they make their way throughout the scientific process is difficult yet absolutely necessary. Nev...

Integrating Laboratory Automation

Regardless of what stage your lab is in, planning is essential to the successful application of automation and information te...