One of the most difficult aspects of the Freezer Challenge involves samples. All those samples. Hundreds, sometimes thousands, of samples shoved in the back of refrigerators and freezers. Whose initials are those? No idea. Does that say 1997 on the box? Ummm...
Inventorying samples can be tough - especially when the samples you're trying to inventory belong to people who have long since left the lab - and it can be tedious work. Even when it means extra points on the Freezer Challenge, it can be tempting to skip the inventory questions altogether. So why bother? Here are a few of our favorite reasons to put on some tunes and settle in for a few days of sample inventorying:
Happy tidying! And don't forget to share pics of your oldest samples on #FreezerChallenge2017!