Editor's Buzz - Oct 23/09

October 23, 2009

Last week I received a phone call from a lab manager asking if there was literature or guidelines for cleaning up the glasswa...

Editor's Buzz - Sept 3/09

September 3, 2009

'I do think that we're entering an age when scientists are increasingly aware of the social and political implications of the...

Editor's Buzz - Jul 30/09

July 30, 2009

Regarding its acquisition of Varian, an Agilent source said, "The combined company will be able to provide a more comprehensi...

Editor's Buzz - Jul 14/09

July 14, 2009

"Lab management would suffer without the multiple perspectives and experiences afforded by a diverse workforce. 'The key to i...

Editor's Buzz - June 23/09

June 23, 2009

"Relatives of UCLA research assistant Sheri Sangji, who died of burns from a chemical explosion, say a state investigator ign...

Editor's Buzz - June 9/09

June 9, 2009

In our June Leadership & Staffing article, author Allison Champion describes her lab's cross-training program in which techni...

Editor's Buzz - May 8/09

May 8, 2009

Research institutions all over the country are vying for a share of the $21.5 billion federal research money available under ...

Editor's Buzz - Apr 29/09

April 29, 2009

Unless you live under a very big rock, far away from all things technological, you have become aware of Twitter. Maybe more t...

Twitter

April 29, 2009

On the Twitter homepage (http://www.twitter.com) is the following explanation: "Twitter is a service for friends, family, and...

Editor's Buzz - Apr 15/09

April 15, 2009

An article in last Sundays New York Times suggested that the current financial crisis may be driving college students from fi...

Spending in Research

April 15, 2009

"The sciences could well rise in the new pecking order of career status. The Obama administration wants to double federal spe...

Editor's Buzz - Apr 7/09

April 7, 2009

When it comes to purchasing laboratory equipment, how much, if any, does the internet help in your decision making process?

Editor's Buzz - Mar 26/09

March 26, 2009

As sites and tools for online networking and collaboration evolve, they are gaining a permanent place in most laboratories an...