Author: Melissa Martinez (CS Team)


DIY: Testing fiber specimens by burning

Introduction Burning is one of the oldest methods used for determining fiber class. In this test, the questioned specimen fiber is ignited over the burner. Do


DIY: Testing fiber specimens by dye stripping

Introduction A stripping (Bleaching) dye test is commonly used in forensic labs for removing dyes from the colored fiber specimen. The presence of dyes interferes with

Lab Basics

Lab Basics: Semi-Automated Slice Lab

Need electrophysiology devices for your lab? Click here Brain tissue slices taken from related brain areas are used for grasping the nature of the synaptic function

Lab Basics

Visual Patching and Imaging Chambers

Need electrophysiology devices for your lab? Click here The specimens, isolated tissues obtained from brain slicing experiments and cell and skin research, are sensitive to thermal

Coding & Billing

Linear Regression

What is Linear Regression?  Linear regression is a linear relationship approach between dependent and independent variables, where interaction with a single independent variable is called ‘simple


Hypothesis Testing

What is Hypothesis Testing?  Hypothesis testing is a method used to find out the representable validity of a given probable outcome being tested for a defined

lab management

Managing Change in Clinical Laboratories

Change is inevitable, and as a leader of a clinical laboratory, you are expected to lead, implement, and manage change. This means dealing with a wide


Open Peer Review

What is Open Peer Review? Open Peer Review is a scholarly review mechanism that involves the disclosure of the reviewer and author’s identity to one another,

Lab Basics

Lab Basics: Mini Centrifuges

Introduction  Mini centrifuges are benchtop centrifuges that aim to fulfill the centrifugation requirements of the laboratories with less storage space. These are generally employed for performing

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