Companies and researchers are rising to the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic to help ensure lab essentials are available, not only for testing, but for essential research as well.
From humble roots to noble humanitarian cause, PCR has left an indelible impact on the world of science.
Adaptability and efficiency make beadbeating the ideal cell disruption technique in modern research labs
The successful application of NGS technologies to a problem of this scale and scope speaks to the power of innovation. Here are a few new NGS solutions for COVID-19 research applications.
By automating tasks and increasing precision, new liquid handling technologies serve to streamline workflows and free up the hands of researchers to focus on the important stuff – the science.
Understanding the strengths and limitations of real-time RT-PCR is essential for examining the current virus outbreak and for those that may emerge in the future.
The Emerging Trends in Infectious Disease Interactive Infographic is a living resource -- this post serves as a chronology of the infographic, citing ongoing developments in the areas of: Detection and Containment, Diagnosis and Treatment, Laboratory Equipment, and Prevention and Surveillance.
Digital PCR or dPCR extends where qPCR falls short, namely in the accuracy and precision of absolute quantitation and the manner in which target DNA is measured. Here we explore details behind the application of this powerful technology.
With more than 4100 published studies (as of Oct 2019) and growing, nowhere is the power of Droplet Digital PCR technology further apparent than Bio-Rad’s expansive ddPCR Publications Database.
Complete Solutions for Microbial Testing of Cannabis / Cannabis Infused Products from Bio-Rad Laboratories
The iQ-Check RT-PCR system, Prep Automation, and RAPID’Chromogenic Media provide fast and accurate methods for cannabis microbial testing and quality analysis.
We review popular technologies and the equipment involved, briefly discussing important aspects to keep in mind when optimizing the technique.