Volume 4 Issue 2 | February 2009
New open-plan labs are meeting the need for more customized lab settings, including the ability to modify bench setup and support areas as needs change and increase interaction among researchers - now seen as preconditions for scientific breakthrou
There are several ways to enhance listening effectiveness, especially when engaged in a complex or emotional exchange. A fundamental technique is active listening. CPRS provides an acronym to help transfrom less-than-attentive or self-centered listen
Todays laboratory workforce includes an increasing number of scientists, engineers and technicians for whom English is a second language. Writing in a second language poses challenges for them. How can laboratory managers help these professionals imp
Latest trends shaping the scientific workforce; free agents on the move.
As sites and tools for online networking and collaboration evolve, they are gaining a permanent place in most laboratories and businesses.
An integrated service delivery model pulls together the benefit of on-site, high-caliber resources with the administrative and operational back-office efficiencies to manage services across all of a labs systems.
Pressure to improve laboratory efficiencies, reduce environmental impact and accommodate a myriad of advanced technologies is driving remarkable achievements in research facility design.
A proactive maintenance program demonstrates compliance, keeps audits moving forward and can increase productivity and profitability.
The latest equipment, instrument and system introductions to the laboratory market
Things you should know...things you should do.
Constant flow, variable flow, and all the space between. By Jim Coogan, P.E.
Scientists working in microplate format can go through several wash/dispense cycles in the course of their application.
Extraction of oils and flavors from natural products is traditionally accomplished with either organic solvents or by steam distillation. Both of these methods have significant drawbacks.
Validation project management software offers a uniform method for managing projects, documentation and data.
The SOP development process is an excellent way for managers, workers, and technical advisers to cooperate for everyones benefit. Standard operating procedures used in combination with planned training and regular performance feedback lead to an effe