LabX Articles


Reasons to Upgrade your Ultra-Low Lab Freezer

by Peter Ferguson, PhD

If you are considering buying a new ultra-low (-86°C) freezer or replacing your current freezer, LabX.com believes there are three especially good reasons to consider upgrading to ThermoScientific’s TSX Series.

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Reasons to Upgrade your Gas Chromatograph (GC)

by Peter Ferguson, PhD

A new series about lab instruments with significant technological advances that provide compelling reasons to upgrade from your current make and model.

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Supporting Science in Developing Countries

by Peter Ferguson, PhD

LabX.com is proud to support Seeding Labs, a Boston-based charitable organization that contributes scientific resources worldwide to developing countries and promotes global development in science.

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Pipettors – Five Factors to Consider in your Purchasing Decision

by Peter Ferguson, PhD

Perhaps your lab is new or expanding and you need extra pipettors for new personnel, or perhaps you have pipettors that are broken.

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Factors to Consider When Purchasing a UV-Vis or Fluorescence Spectrophotometer

by Peter Ferguson, PhD

Ideally, you want as much instrument as you can afford, with the capacities you need, in as small a footprint as you can find. Here's the nitty gritty of what you need to know when purchasing a spectrophotometer.

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Tips and Features to Consider when Buying Your Next Microcentrifuge

by Peter Ferguson, PhD

A microcentrifuge is an important research tool in your lab. It can also be a source of frustration if you don’t make the right choice. Here are 8 points you should consider before making your purchase.

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Six Points to Consider when Buying a PCR Thermal Cycler

by Peter Ferguson, PhD

Thinking about buying a PCR thermal cycler? Whether it's new or used, these are some important factors you need to consider that will help to guide you through the purchasing process.

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LabX Media Group acquires event management company Biotech Connect Inc.

MIDLAND, ON – LabX Media Group (LMG), parent company to LabX.com, Lab Manager Magazine and The Scientist Magazine, announced today that it has finalized the acquisition of Biotech Connect Inc. (BTC), a leading provider of onsite vendor shows of scientific products.

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A Smart Lab Purchase: A Flow Cytometer Named “Peaches”

by Lina Genovesi, PhD, JD

Dr. Matthew Mulvey is the Chief Executive Officer of BeneVir Biopharm, Inc. (www.benevir.com). BeneVir is developing a platform of oncolytic viruses, which replicate exclusively in cancer cells

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Buying a Pre-Owned SEM

by Gary Brake

With the cost of an upper echelon field emission scanning electron microscope approaching $1 million, a pre-owned SEM becomes a cost-effective possibility. But before purchasing any SEM, new or used, a couple of questions need to be answered.

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Pittcon Releases Its Pittcon 2015 Mobile App

by Jenna Dober

Pittsburgh, PA – November 25, 2014 - The Pittcon marketing department is pleased to announce the release of its official conference and exposition mobile app, Pittcon 2015 App. (http://pittcon.org/mobile-app) The app, available for free download in the App Store for iOS and Android devices...

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LabX Enters Our 20th Year

As we enter 2015, we are humbled to have played a unique part in helping advance scientific research over the past 20 years, and we are even more excited for the future of LabX and the developments which are forthcoming.

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Welcome to the fresh new face of LabX.com!

by The LabX Team

As we near our 20th Anniversary at LabX, a number of new features and changes are coming to the website in the coming months. This change is a part of many new enhancements taking place on the LabX website to support our enthusiastic community of buyers and sellers.

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Direct Payment Shopping Cart to Launch on LabX.com

LabX, the online marketplace for laboratory equipment and supplies, has begun testing a new buyer-to-seller shopping cart that will seamlessly process credit cards and PayPal purchases online.

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