Science & The Public Trust
Scientific communication researchers see a change in the prevailing mode of scientific communicationthe top-down deficit modelto one in which being engaged with the public at some level is just part of what it means to be a scientist.
Leadership and Staffing
The best single way for lab managers to promote outstanding effective technical service is to take care of the lab people who take care of customers. When the people who work for you feel valued, they will make your firms customers feel valued.
The mantra in your organization should be how each department can help every other department. Managers need to focus on how
they can make it easy for customers to do business with their lab, and others need to focus on what they can do to make it e
Lab Manager Academy: Ten Fast Tips to Time Mastery
Tips to help maximize your time while under pressure.
Simulation tools have been available for 40 years, but advances in computer technology have now made them truly practical for use
in managing operations in laboratories, which by their nature are complex due to the mix of tests conducted, the variet
The ABCs of Electronic Signatures
If you have electronic records and you print them out for signature approval, the implementation of the electronic signature will completely replace the need to print. Every approver will instead provide his or her signature electronically
Lab Design and Furnishings
A successful water system design begins with a clear and precise definition of user needs throughout the facility. The purity level
and volume of water required at each point of use can vary considerably and therefore must be fully assessed in order
Design Focus: Sustainability
With the issue of sustainability fast becoming ubiquitous in our culture, the benefits of green design and building are prized highly
by architecture, engineering and construction professionals as well as by many in the scientific community at large
ASK THE EXPERT: Setting Up A Cell Culture Laboratory
Dr. Peter Hodder, senior scientific director and head of Lead Identification Division at The Scripps Research Institute in Florida, talks about his experiences moving from big pharma to academia to set up a high-throughput screening laboratory from t
Evolution Of The Laboratory Vacuum Pump
If one studies the evolution of the laboratory pump over the past 25 years, it becomes apparent that this is an area of significant innovation, with important developments
Lab Product News
Product Focus: Centrifuges
Centrifuges, one of the true workhorse instruments of modern laboratories, were also one of the earliest scientific appliances.
Technology News MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometer
Delivers a resolving power of greater than 60,000 (FWHM) over a wide mass range of m/z 10-30,000
Features a staggered figure-8 ion trajectory of 17 meters
Due to refocused ion packets, divergence of ions
Technology News Repeating Pipette
Automatically recognizes the size of encoded proprietary syringe tips
Features continuously adjustable volume selection from 1 µL to 50 mL
Compatible with standard syringe tips from various
Technology News Evaporator Systems
Designed specifically for solvent removal
Standard model (EZ-2) is suitable for water and volatile solvents
Plus model (EZ-2plus) is recommended for solvents with boiling points up to 165°C
Envi model (EZ-Env
Technology News Bead Mill Homogenizer
Bead Ruptor 24
Designed for grinding, lysing, and homogenization of biological samples prior to molecular extraction
Able to process volumes ranging from 0.3 mL to 5 mL
Features a broad speed range of 2,000 to 5,00
Technology News ADA Height General Purpose Lab Refrigerators
Features MicroSentry™ Scientific control for temperature accuracy and monitoring
Includes a powerful compressor for faster pull-down times and quick temperature recovery
Features positive-close hinges
Lab Product News
Technology News - September 2010
The latest equipment, instrument and system introductions to the laboratory market.
Technology News Agilent 1260 Infinity Hybrid SFC/UHPLC System
1260 Infinity Hybrid Supercritical Fluid/UHPLC System
First commercial instrument that performs both supercritical fluid chromatography and ultra high-performance liquid chromatography.
Enables intelligent screening for the most
How It Works
Reproducible RNA Characterization and Quality Control
As with many laboratory applications, RNA QC procedures can be streamlined through automation.
Easing the Strain of Centrifuge Rotors
Advances in the material technology of centrifuge rotors have led to the introduction of carbon fiber composite materials.
Lab Manager Magazine's Independent Guide To Purchasing A Lab Washer
This guide will take a look at three main selection criteria and present you with a short list of products from manufacturers whose products you should examine more closely.