We are fortunate to live in a time of growing life expectancy across most world populations, but this has also resulted in an increased prevalence of chronic diseases. Accounting for more than 70 percent ...
The initial cost of buying paper and notebooks is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to determining the real costs of paper in the laboratory.
Many day-to-day routine laboratory operations are still carried out using paper-based systems for everything from recording test results to managing chemical inventories to documenting and scheduling instrument calibrations.
This reliance on paper is not just expensive, it also decreases the efficiency of the laboratory workplace and leaves the laboratory vulnerable to having valuable data misplaced, lost or destroyed.
Where do we begin to measure the real cost of paper in the laboratory?
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