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Keeping Your Microscope Clean Between Services

There are few things more frustrating than smudges, dust, and oil appearing in your field of view when using your microscope. While the best way to deal with these issues is to get your microscope…

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Solutions for Improved Microscope Ergonomics

When workplace ergonomics comes to mind, most people will immediately think of their desk chair, computer keyboard and the height of their computer monitor. These are excellent examples of things that can…

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Recommended Handling and Disinfecting Procedures for Nikon Microscope products to reduce spread of infectious agents including SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus)

This letter provides recommendations for Handling and Disinfecting Nikon Microscope Products to reduce the spread of potentially infectious agents including SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus; causative agent of COVID-19)…

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How to Clean and Sterilize Your Microscope

Viruses can remain infectious on surfaces like metal, glass, or plastic for hours to days. Consequently, cleaning and disinfecting your microscope regularly is important to help keep lab technicians and research staff safe and healthy…

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Why Buy a Used / Refurbished Microscope

Lab equipment in general is very expensive.  For most labs their equipment cost is one of their biggest expenses when starting or growing their lab.  Microscopes often account for…

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