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​The Necessity of Lab Animal Testing

Animal testing has long been the backbone of scientific research. It is a widely accepted practice for testing the safety and efficacy of new drugs before implementing on human. This has resulted in massive breakthroughs in medicine and treatments and substantial improvements in the quality of life for people in both the developed and developing…
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​Primer On Rodent Handling & Identification

Scientists and researchers frequently make use of animals as part of their studies, with rodents such as mice and rats comprising nearly 95% of choice in laboratory testing. This guide will provide an introduction to basic rodent handling strategies and identification techniques to determine the most effective method of practice for the laboratory's needs. General…
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Why Researchers Need to Control Genetic Contamination

Researchers take significant steps to limit errors during animal research. They carefully plan sample sizes and other elements of their study to ensure the most accurate results possible. Still, despite these efforts, data errors can still occur due to many factors. One common error source, the misapplication of mouse ear tags, is an obvious culprit.…
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WHAT ARE YOU WILLING TO COMPROMISE?

When conducting research, accurate data collection is crucial. Each wrong input can drastically alter procedures and testing for the worst, compromising the study. With over 100 million lab animals used each year in important research, the cost of a data error can be astronomical. There are several methods currently in use to properly identify each…
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​Undeniable Flaws With Common Lab Animal ID Methods

There are over fifty million lab mice used each year for various tests and studies. If you work in a lab, then you surely know how important it is to keep track of all these little creatures. The most common lab animal ID methods in recent years have been RFID tags and metal rings. Each…
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Welcome to RapID Lab’s New Website

You've come to the right place! For returning customers you may have noticed a new website! We have been busy making some changes to our look. Check back in the coming months for new user tools and product guides all focused on increasing your workflow efficiency. If there is something you don't see that would…
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RapID Lab Welcomes New VP of Business Development

We are happy to announce the on-boarding of Alex Spindel, the new VP of Business Development at RapID Lab. Alex will be based out of our San Francisco headquarters and will be handling our quickly expanding customer base as well as growing new opportunities. Alex comes to us with a diverse background in the life sciences…
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RapID Lab Signs First European Distributor

Menlo Park, CA – RapID Lab, Inc. is pleased to announce signing a key distributor agreement with AgnTho’s AB based in Sweden as a reseller of RapID Tags. The agreement between the two companies provides for the marketing and sales of RapID Tags and associated products into the Baltics, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Germany, Poland,…
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RapID Lab Exhibits At AALAS 2013 Trade Show In Baltimore

Rapid Lab introduced its RapID Tags product at the 2013 AALAS trade show in Baltimore to hundreds of interested potential new customers. “The show was a success beyond our expectations” said Mr. Swope, RapID Lab’s President, who confirmed that over 300 organizations stopped by the RapID Lab booth to get first-hand experience with RapID Tags.…
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