Cleaning up chemical spills in the laboratory

In spite of everyone's best efforts, accidents happen in the laboratory. Glassware is dropped or chipped, fingers are stabbed by sharps, and chemicals are spilled on the bench or floor. If handled properly, a chemical spill can be nothing more…

EdvoTech Tips: How to choose the correct DNA ladder

Gel electrophoresis is a powerful technique to separate biomolecules for further analysis. We've discussed agarose gel electrophoresis, for analyzing DNA or RNA, and polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE), for analyzing proteins, previously on this blog. However, we often get questions about…