Living on the EDGE: The value of prototyping

Over the past month we have introduced the Edvotek EDGE integrated electrophoresis system and explored the evolution of the EDGE from prototype to fully realized product. Today we wanted to share another sneak peek into our design process with a…

Edvotek Road Trip — NSTA Area Meeting in Richmond, VA

Last week, we kicked off our busy fall conference schedule with the NSTA Area Meeting in Richmond, VA. Richmond is just a stone's throw away from our headquarters in Washington, D.C., so we packed up our truck and got on the road.  While in Richmond,…

DNA Barcoding: Identifying Organisms at the Molecular Level

How would you identifying all the species in the picture? You could consult a field guide, ask a mycologist (a person who specializes in fungi), or you could sequence its DNA. This last choice is becoming increasingly popular and is…