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Parallel Processing: The Key to Faster Results

Productivity.  Productivity is defined as the effectiveness of productive effort, especially in industry, as measured in terms of the rate of output per unit of input.  All of us, across all industries, strives to be productive in order to reach a goal or achieve success.  It’s innate in the vast majority of us.  Whether working […]

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Building with DNA

In April 2020, humanity faced the initial onslaught of a new, evolving, and transformative virus, SARS-CoV-2, that changed the very fabric of how each of every single human on our planet lived, worked, and functioned.  That same month, Marc Andreesen, yes the same Marc Andreesen that founded Netscape and later founded one of the quintessential […]

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Insights from SLAS2022

It was phenomenal to be a part of SLAS2022 last week in Boston. For us at HighRes, it was an excellent opportunity to see all of our friends and frenemies, connect with current and prospective clients, enjoy a few drinks and laughs with the SLAS community, and learn more about current directions and future trends. […]

Pillars of Lab Automation

Lab automation is a phrase that many individuals within the life sciences use to describe their work or a specific solution. Over my 20-plus years in the life science industry, I have heard many ways individuals describe laboratory automation. My colleagues at HighRes have shared similar stories with me.    You may encounter a different meaning, depending upon […]

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Modularity in Motion

Every so often technology helps transform people’s perception of what is possible. This has occurred on a handful of occasions within the lab automation market. The top four are simultaneous arm movement on a liquid handler (Beckman Biomek FX), Modernized, compact automation (i.e. Velocity11), acoustic dispensing (i.e. Labcyte Echo), and modularity (HighRes MicroDock/MicroCart). Each of […]

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Something New is Coming

You may have heard or seen some things about us lately. About how something new is coming at SLAS2022. Something that could help your lab automation move at the speed of science and allow you to connect your science to your data, at any scale.   As you may be aware, HighRes is the originator of […]

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Getting the Most Out of Your Laboratory Robotics

Implementing robotic automation into your lab processes can be time-intensive and costly. Even simple manual tasks need careful planning and calibration to ensure that laboratory robots can successfully complete each task with a high degree of accuracy and minimal errors. After the time, effort, and expense that it takes to install and maintain lab robots and […]

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How to Tell When You Need to Automate Your Lab

Managing and operating a lab can be a complicated task. With so many moving parts to manage and keep track of, it can be hard to understand when to make changes to long-existing workflows/processes.  The pace of scientific research and subsequent publications over the past 5 years only increased with the Covid-19 pandemic.  This pace only looks […]

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The Benefits of Lab Automation

When it comes to improving the output and efficiency of your lab, few processes can create as much of a difference as implementing automation. It’s important that you understand the benefits of automation before you begin your evaluation as this will maintain focus throughout your project.  Here, we’ve outlined some of the most valuable, as […]

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