Springtime… Green time

April 6, 2012

Here in my neck of the woods in Northwestern New Jersey, spring arrived weeks ago, which the early and abundant forsythia flo...

Modest Optimism

March 2, 2012

“The year 2011 was tumultuous for the laboratory industry. In comparison, the outlook for 2012 looks only slightly posi...

The Sound of Safety

February 7, 2012

In his latest lab safety article, author Vince McLeod weighs in on the use of portable audio devices in the lab. He says that...

Frugal Resolutions

January 20, 2012

On January 1st, 2012, the front page of The New York Times Sunday Business section featured a large, squalling New Year&rsquo...

Space Cases

December 9, 2011

When you walked into your lab today, did you notice your environment? Or did you take for granted the open, airy spaces, floo...

Speak Up

November 4, 2011

Some believe public engagement is “a scientific duty that benefits the public good by promoting informed debate.”...

Have your Say

October 25, 2011

LabManager.com has now added the ability to post comments on most articles on the site!

Skills to Master

October 7, 2011

In our Fifth Annual Salary & Employee Satisfaction Survey, the majority of you told us again that you were happy in your ...

Crossing the Border

September 9, 2011

A few weeks ago some colleagues and I drove from the New York City area north to Ontario, Canada for Lab Manager's annual sal...

Is There an App for That?

July 15, 2011

We recently surveyed our readers on their use of mobile technology in the lab. Thirty eight percent told us they were current...

The Cost of Safety

July 13, 2011

Balancing a lab’s safety with its budget can be tough but, in the July/August issue of Lab Manager Magazine, James A. K...

Etiquette Rules

May 3, 2011

Unlike the recent British nuptials, where strict social etiquette dictated every nod, handshake and curtsey at the ceremony, ...

If You Can’t Beat Them...

April 13, 2011

Two weeks ago I didn’t text, I didn’t Skype, and my Facebook page was a sad, unrevealing shell of a thing because, at the tim...