Bench Buys

VistaLabTechnologies Inc. of Pleasantville, N.Y., has developed an ergonomic pipette designed to reduce the arm, wrist, and neck pain associated with repeated use of manual liquid-handling devices. The Ovation BioNatural™ pipette is shaped to conform to the user's palm and to minimize stress to the shoulder and wrist. The instrument's design won a Gold Award in the 2001 Design Competition of the Industrial Designers of America. VistaLab Technologies (888) 652-6520 www.vistalab.com Afford

Aileen Constans
Nov 11, 2001
VistaLabTechnologies Inc. of Pleasantville, N.Y., has developed an ergonomic pipette designed to reduce the arm, wrist, and neck pain associated with repeated use of manual liquid-handling devices. The Ovation BioNatural™ pipette is shaped to conform to the user's palm and to minimize stress to the shoulder and wrist. The instrument's design won a Gold Award in the 2001 Design Competition of the Industrial Designers of America.

VistaLab Technologies
(888) 652-6520
www.vistalab.com

Affordable Transfections

Stratagene of La Jolla, Calif., is offering a discount on its GeneJammer™ Transfection Reagent: Purchase the sampler size for $70 (20 percent off the list price) and receive 15 percent off the next order of any size other than sampler. The GeneJammer reagent offers high efficiency and low toxicity; it can be used for transfections in a variety of cell lines, including ones that are traditionally hard to transfect. The offer expires on March 31,...

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