Our Initiatives to Go Green Here at NLS

Our Initiatives to Go Green Here at NLS

Holden Galusha
In our efforts to be good stewards of our resources, we've taken several steps here at New Life Scientific to establish ourselves as an eco-friendl...
3 Signs You Need to Retire That Old Lab Instrument

3 Signs You Need to Retire That Old Lab Instrument

Holden Galusha
1. It's not energy efficient Power consumption technology has improved leaps and bounds over the past few decades. Electrically-powered devices acr...
Embracing Automation in Your Lab

Embracing Automation in Your Lab

Holden Galusha
Why automate your lab? Chances are you're familiar with automated sample preparation tools like liquid handlers and automatic pipettors. Having rob...
8 myths about used lab equipment

8 Myths About Used Lab Equipment

Nathan Arant
Every lab needs the right instruments, but not all have the luxury to buy new equipment. Frugality is an important tenet of managing a successful l...
Microtome Buying Guide

Microtome Buying Guide

Holden Galusha
Microtomes are pretty simple devices. They're basically glorified deli slicers, after all, but instead of slicing roast beef to make some dude a sa...
What is a Cryostat?

What is a Cryostat?

Holden Galusha
According to Merriam Webster, cryostat is defined as "an apparatus for maintaining a constant low temperature especially below 0°C" — which is, ess...
What is Cryo Freezing Used For?

What is Cryo Freezing Used For?

Holden Galusha
Short for cryogenic freezing, cryo freezing is the act of freezing an object to temperatures below a certain temperature — generally, anything belo...
What is a Microtome?

What is a Microtome?

Holden Galusha
A microtome is a device used to slice samples (either organic or inorganic) into extremely thin strips called "sections", which are then mounted on...
Free Online Resources for Finding Lab Equipment Manuals

Free Online Resources for Finding Lab Equipment Manuals

Holden Galusha
One of the drawbacks of buying used equipment is the fact that the products often do not include any documentation — no user manuals, setup guides,...
PerkinElmer Launches PKeye Workflow Monitor, a Remote Lab Monitoring Solution

PerkinElmer Launches PKeye Workflow Monitor, a Remote Lab Monitoring Solution

Holden Galusha
Last Monday, November 22, PerkinElmer, Inc. announced the release of PKeye Workflow Monitor, a remote lab management software that "offers scientis...
Recommended Used Spectrophotometers for Cuvettes and Microplates

Recommended Used Spectrophotometers for Cuvettes and Microplates

Holden Galusha
In the market for a new spectrophotometer? Here are 5 things to consider before buying.   Recommended Cuvette Reader: Varian/Agilent Cary 100/300 W...
Tutorial: How to Find the Vacuum Leak in Your Freeze Dryer Manifold Valve

Tutorial: How to Find the Vacuum Leak in Your Freeze Dryer Manifold Valve

Holden Galusha
Having issues with your freeze dryer? Our troubleshooting guide may be a help!   Finding a pinhole leak in one of your manifold valves is a serious...