Volume 4 Issue 1 | January 2009
One constant that technical managers can count on is changeconstant change. Change in technology, change in organizations, change in competition, change in supervision and, yes, change in the economic climate. How the technical or lab manager anticip
Dr. John Lienhard addresses how best to nurture invention within the research community
A unique management workshop allows lab managers to resolve issues in a simulated and safe environment
Innovation in electronic pipettors may overcome shortcomings of the past
Electronic vacuum control pays for itself in cost savings and lab productivity gains
Careful planning and smart partnering protect assets and minimize downtime and disruption
Long considered a back-office function, procurement has emerged as an important asset in effective lab management
Knowing the answer can make a big difference in analytical test results
The latest equipment, instrument and system introductions to the laboratory market.
The U.S. Department of Energy's Bioenergy Research Center does everything from chemical and biochemical analyses to bioengineering to process scale-up to microbial strain development
Effective emergency management requires preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery to protect personnel, samples, records and operations.
Problem: Extracting compounds from various samples using traditional methods involves some give and take. You can choose to use Soxhlet, which is relatively inexpensive for equipment but uses a tremendous amount of solvent and takes hours to run. Son
Problem: Slow production of laboratory-grade ultra pure water necessitates storage in large carboys. Many lab technicians will fill carboys up to 30 liters to locally store and dispense ultra pure water. High purity water stored in such large volumes
Problem: Flow cytometry is a powerful technology that allows researchers and clinicians to perform complex cellular analysis quickly and efficiently by analyzing several parameters simultaneously. The amount of information obtained from a single samp
Your laboratory failed an important safety inspection...Now What?