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Clean or messy: What your workspace says about you

Is your workspace pristine and clean? Or do coworkers marvel at your collection of half-empty coffee cups and tsk-tsk at the mess you’ve made? As you’ve probably guessed, your workspace can tell a story about your personality.

 

by Roche Life Science | Career & Lifestyle

 

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Preventing Degradation in Nucleic Acid Samples

Research grants from the National Institutes of Health have become increasingly competitive in recent years, forcing more investigators to search outside the federal organization to obtain critical funds.

by Roche Life Science |  Lab Life - DNA & RNA Purification

Category: Lab Life - Real-Time PCR

Temperature gradient vs. homogeneity: How can gradient PCR optimize your qPCR assay?

Optimization of qPCR conditions is essential for maximizing efficacy and reproducibility of your assay.

March 21, 2016 by Roche Life Science | Lab Life - Real-Time PCR

Top 5 rookie qPCR mistakes and how to avoid them

Optimization of qPCR conditions is essential for maximizing efficacy and reproducibility of your assay.

January 12, 2016 by Roche Life Science | Lab Life - Real-Time PCR

Way to probe

We will summarize the most popular fluorescent probe-based real-time PCR chemistries.

November 02, 2015 by Roche Life Science | Lab Life - Real-Time PCR

Top 5 reasons your qPCR data was rejected: An insider perspective

In this article, we will discuss the top five reasons your qPCR data was rejected and how to combat these pitfalls

October 26, 2015 by Roche Life Science | Lab Life - Real-Time PCR

Compare and Contrast: Multiplex vs. Singleplex PCR

Today, in the world of real-time PCR, there remain critical aspects of assay design that must be considered for optimization and to maximize cost- and time-efficiency.

September 19, 2015 by Roche Life Science | Lab Life - Real-Time PCR

It's all in the mix!

Is your PCR master mix optimized?

September 09, 2015 by Roche Life Science | Lab Life - Real-Time PCR

5 must-dos when evaluating a PCR master mix reagent

When it comes to PCR, the success of your assay is dependent upon the quality and reliability of the reagents you use.

August 08, 2015 by Roche Life Science | Lab Life - Real-Time PCR

What is the fuel in your engine?

The instruments in your lab that you routinely depend upon for their consistent and reliable performance must be treated with the same thoughtful care for the fuel in their engines.

July 22, 2015 by Roche Life Science | Lab Life - Real-Time PCR

The evolution of qPCR: Improving accuracy and reproducibility

It’s been more than three decades since polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology revolutionized the lab and the process is continually evolving. See how.

by Roche Life Science | Lab Life - Real-Time PCR

Top 9 reasons why your assay isn’t working

Your PCR assay is one of the most common tools used in your lab. Yet for something you do day in, day out, there will always be those days where nothing seems to be going right.

by Roche Life Science | Lab Life - Real-Time PCR

Ensure reproducibility and repeatability with optimized master mixes

In the life sciences, it’s critical that researchers independently corroborate and validate others’ results. This means that the quality of a lab’s experimental results is only as good as another lab’s ability to reproduce the published findings.

by Roche Life Science | Lab Life - Real-Time PCR


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