Laboratory Equipment Blog

NanoFil for Sub-Microliter Injection in Small Animal Research

Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2015

Are you looking for a unique, low-volume syringe that holds metal tips (with needles as small as 36 gauge) as well as glass or quartz tubing? NanoFil is the answer.

NanoFil for Sub-Microliter Injection in Small Animal Research


Surgical Instrument Coatings and Features

Posted: Friday, June 19, 2015

Surgical instruments for dissecting come in a variety of patterns, types, shapes,and sizes. Choosing the correct one for your application will improve your outcome and reduce the frustration of trying to use an inappropriate tool.

Surgical Instrument Care and Handling

Posted: Friday, June 19, 2015

The proper care and handling of your valuable surgical instruments will improve their longevity and function. Choose a protocol appropriate for your environment from the cleaning techniques below.

When a Bigger Bolus is Better

Posted: Friday, June 12, 2015

You can find a range of pumps on the market today, and each microinjection pump is suited for its own applications. In this article, we will compare the volume ranges of a variety of pumps and consider the applications these pumps are best suited for.

Born Before the Test Tube Baby

Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2015

One of WPI's articles was posted on ALN's site. If you are interested in the history of surgical instruments, take a look at Advancements in Surgery Through the Ages. But, there's more. We ran out of space to tell you about the barber surgeons. Read the exclusive here!

WPI Donates to Trees for the Future

Posted: Monday, April 27, 2015

Light Engine - Turning Light into Science

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015

If you have seen a rainbow, you have seen the visible part of the light spectrum broken out. Each color of light is actually a different wavelength of light. In scientific applications, we are often interested in only one or two wavelengths of light. For example, a muscle tissue can be stained with a dye that makes the calcium glow when a certain wavelength of light hits it. Or, a nerve cell can be stained with a dye that glows when the cell is firing.

Setting Up Your Automated TEER Measurement Robot

Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2015