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INSIGHTS on CO2 Incubators

INSIGHTS on CO2 Incubators


The relationship between form and function in carbon dioxide incubators has led to evolutionary changes in incubato...
The Politics of Personalities

The Politics of Personalities


Every workplace has at least one of them: the person who is smarter, the person who knows how to fix a problem...
A Preventive Approach

A Preventive Approach


We believe in prevention—finding and fixing problems and hazards before employees are hurt. We also know that...

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Thanksgiving Chemistry

Does tryptophan in turkey make us drowsy? This ACS Video explains the chemistry of the the Thanksgiving meal.
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Western Blotting System
Amersham WB

New system standardizes Western Blotting for more consistent analysis.

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Rotary Evaporator
RC 900

This rotary evaporator boasts user-friendly features and wireless control.

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Automated Digital Microscope
Smartzoom 5
Microscope allows users of all experience levels to acheive best results.

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In the Mix

By Steven Daley

One effective way to find a balance between safety, productivity, and efficiency as a lab manager is to start with your chemicals and focus on using smart chemical purchasing methods.

Negotiating Agreement

By Donald Truss

Have you ever presented a great idea, only to see it ignored while other less important things were discussed? This happens to everyone, but it is especially painful for those of us in the workplace.

The Latest in Lab Mills

By Angelo DePalma, PhD

Googling the term “bead mill” retrieves dozens of links to large, process-scale devices. Add the word “laboratory” to the search string, and most products are still industrial strength. However, that is changing.

The Emergence of Digital PCR

By Tanuja Koppal, PhD

Reginald Beer, PhD, medical diagnostics initiative leader at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, discusses the trends and innovations in digital PCR.