Routine and challenges of a microscopy unit
Interview with the director of a microscopy team: life in a microscopy facility and the challenges in managing a multidisciplinary team in a complex environment.
Customer Story: Quality Control in tissue diagnostics
One of our first customers works in pharmaceutical diagnostics. We virtually sat with him one morning to exchange about his work and experience with Argolight.
Acknowledgment of core facilities in publications
Contributions to scientific output is key metric for core facility management, as it allows to get funding, grants, and to ensure continuous high standards of operations.
How often should we perform Quality Control?
Would it still be ‘quality control’ if a microscope was checked only once a year? Frequency of QC often depends on several constraints.
Microscopy facilities: resuming operations after Covid-19
While core facilities have started to resume work, many institutions and research groups have published guidelines and information to help facilities to adapt and find suited methods.
Core Facility Management: collection of scientific articles
Running a microscopy facility is becoming similar to running a small business, but with a staff actually trying to advance science.
The scientific Replication and Reproducibility Under the Microscope
The replication crisis, pinpointed around 2010, focus on the difficulty or even impossibility to reproduce many scientific studies.
Empowering team science
3 Things you may have missed during the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities (ABRF) in California, beginning of March 2020.
The must-have tool
When we spend an afternoon analyzing batch of data, or when we write a scientific article, there’s a precious asset to have: good music!
Medical diagnostics certification (COFRAC)
The laboratory of Hematology of Marseille hospitals applied for accreditation through the COFRAC, the French accreditation committee.
Argolight goes to space
Two years ago, our small company was contacted by a NASA contractor to supply our product to equip the International Space Station microscope.