Volume 3 Issue 4 | November 2008
It is still too early to gauge the exact impact of the world-wide financial meltdown on the laboratory sector. What has emerged thus far is a mixed picture based on industry and type of laboratory.
The work of lab management is changing to keep pace with the demands of the global workplace. By planning ahead and providing true customer service, labs can continue to efficiently operate well into the future.
To find and hire the best job candidates, lab managers need to employ a formal, deliberative process.
In-house generation promises improved safety, increased convenience and reduced gas costs.
A new method for determining Nitrate in aqueous solutions utilizes a non-hazardous reducing agent, thus eliminating hazardous waste and associated disposal costs.
Laboratory managers can play a leading role in implementing improvements in research process and facility management. When coupled with lean thinking, these objectives can become powerful tools for change with an eye toward sustainability.
ARUP Laboratories' Corporate Responsibility Program has produced impressive results in the areas of recycling, reusing, and reducing, increased employee involvement and enthusiasm, positive client feedback, and community support and recognition.
Through the measurement of specific key performance metrics (KPMs) on your assets, manufacturers and service providers, it is possible to turn knowledge into purchasing power.
It comes down to temperature uniformity, stability and control when buying the right water bath for your laboratory.
Smart chemical waste management relies on a written program, accurate characterization of waste and an understanding of accumulation guidelines.
If you run the lab like a seperate island outside the company, you will not be able to demonstrate where the laboratory is adding value to the overall business.
Problem: The need to verify that an instrument is performing properly and is in calibration is becoming increasingly common for regulatory committees and internal QCprocedures. This is particularly true when using UV/Vis spectrophotometers
Problem: Quantifying common biomolecules such as nucleic acids and proteins efficiently without significant loss of sample is a frequent problem encountered in laboratories that regularly perform molecular biology techniques. Conventional methods suc
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