What Are You Worth?

Volume 3 Issue 3 | September 2008

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Cover Story

Sections

Laboratory Technology

Caring for Cell Cultures

The lab manager's role in preventing and detecting of misidentification and cross-contamination of cell lines.

Lab Design and Furnishings

Rethinking Vacuum Supply

Local vacuum networks can bring modularity, energy savings, and cost savings to this important utility for your renovated labs.

Business Management

Smart Partnering

Strategic outsourcing of noncore activities can maximize resources while increasing the quality of products and services.

Business Management

Leadership and Staffing

Contingent Staffing

Staffing firms match scientific talent with global industry needs while satisfying workers' desire for freedom, flexibility, and mobility.

Lab Health and Safety

Business Management

Research-Specific Labs

Risky Research

An interview with Rachel Wilson, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurobiology, Harvard Medical School. 

How it Works

Solving Common Water Bath Problems

The challenge of incubation has always been to provide an ideal environment for heating and thawing while minimizing the occurrence of contamination. The use of a dry, metallic thermal media in lieu of water in a traditional water bath is a simple way of eliminating a common source of contamination in the lab.