In 1961, the Berlin Wall is being built, and John F. Kennedy is sworn in as President of the United States. Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space, and the English molecular biologist William Astbury dies. However, the year 1961 also marks the birth of an instrument that will change scientific research forever: the world's first piston-stroke pipette - launched by Eppendorf.
Today, it's been 60 years since the Eppendorf »Marburg« pipette made it possible to handle liquids in the microliter volume range for the very first time. To celebrate the occasion, we're taking a look at how pipetting has evolved over the years and where we're headed for the future of liquid handling. Read our article series, discover our customer‘s voices, and delve into the highlights of 60 years‘ worth of Eppendorf liquid handling solutions.
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