Volume 4 Issue 3 | April 2009
Highlights of our 2009 Investment Confidence Survey provide a glimpse into the investment decisions being made by laboratory management in staffing, outsourcing, facility improvement and new technologies - taking the pulse of confidence in economic
Instituting economical ways to save electricity could save about three quarters of the electricity consumed in the U.S. at an average cost of about one cent per kilowatt-hour, according to Amory Lovins, chairman and chief scientist of Rocky Mountain
The reality is that most scientists are pretty normal people, at least outside the laboratory setting. There are some unique characteristics that may be more prevalent in the scientific community, and most of those characteristics can contribute po
Social networking sites allow recruiters to establish relationships with candidates while promoting their company and leveraging relationships into placements down the road.
With the aim of increasing sample integrity, designers have looked at cold storage energy sinks, associated components and subsystems to increase system efficiency. As a result, a new breed of cold storage provides greater sample protection while b
An energy savings of 15 percent or more is available through the use of VAV laboratory exhaust ventilation systems. When properly designed, a VAV system can provide these savings without adversely impacting the air quality at downwind air intake lo
The latest equipment, instrument and system introductions to the laboratory market.
A series of food safety crises, including melamine contamination in pet foods; E coli-tainted spinach, peppers and green onions; and a Salmonella typhimurium outbreak in peanut products have transformed food analysts from vigilant sentries into centu
Regardless of what stage your lab is in, planning is essential to the successful application of automation and information technologies.
Integrated inventory management systems increase safety and reduce materials and removal costs.
Fluid extraction and containment systems is a more reliable and safe to use equipment that offers no human monitoring, total containment of waste fluid and safeguards against overfilling.
Automation offers improved productivity, reduced manual input and the elimination of Safety Health and Environment (SHE) issues associated with solvent exposure.
Design for atmospheric pressure ionization sources came of age in the late 1980s to provide a powerful analytical tool. The motivating force behind such invention has always been the need to answer questions better and faster with tools that
Should I be concerned? Yes, you should. If your pipettes have not been calibrated recently, the quality of your results and the integrity of your data are questionable. Especially when resources are scarce,