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Questions & Answers

Questions & Answers

by Rachel Muenz

Whether you’re online or offline, Lab Manager has you covered when it comes to making the best product purchases for your laboratory.

Tech Savvy

Tech Savvy

by Pamela Ahlberg

This month’s issue looks at a number of technology developments having an ever greater impact on scientific research. 

Think Again

Think Again

by Pamela Ahlberg

Having discussed “green” laboratory initiatives in every April issue of Lab Manager for the past four years, one might think there would be nothing new to say on the subject. But think again.

Death and Taxes

Death and Taxes

by Pamela Ahlberg

Government regulations, like death and taxes, are an inescapable part of today’s laboratories

New Game Plans

New Game Plans

by Pamela Ahlberg

Welcome to Lab Manager’s first issue of 2016, in which we look at a number of challenges and changes facing today’s lab managers.

Resolutions

Resolutions

by Pamela Ahlberg

With the holidays upon us, most are looking forward to enjoying time away from the lab or office with friends and family.

Old Is New Again

by Rachel Muenz

Another summer, another Lab Manager Product Resource Guide. Or is it?

What's in Your Future?

What's in Your Future?

by Pamela Ahlberg

Traditional laboratories—small, separate rooms with not much light and few amenities—began their  transformation more than a decade ago. The consensus was that researchers working in isolation or within a single, narrow discipline fostered neither creativity nor innovation.

Off Course

Off Course

by Pamela Ahlberg

Last month I took a mini vacation to Northern New Mexico, a place I fell in love with years ago when I drove from my home state of California to New York after college. Taos and the surrounding area offer some of the most enchanting landscapes I’ve ever seen.

All Things Green

All Things Green

by Pamela Ahlberg

Every April for the past five years, Lab Manager’s cover story has highlighted developments in green laboratory practices.

Knowing the Risks

Knowing the Risks

by Pamela Ahlberg

This month’s cover story takes an in depth look at the impact of the first-inventor-to-file system that kicked in on March 16, 2013 under the America Invents Act.

Prepared for Success

Prepared for Success

by Pamela Ahlberg

It’s late January here in northern New Jersey. From Boston to Cape May, everyone is bracing for “the monster storm of 2015.” I’m having flashbacks to the winter of 2010 and 2012’s Hurricane Sandy, weather events similarly filled with drama, uncertainty, and hype—some real, some overblown. But we survived that and we will, I’m fairly certain, survive this. Which brings me to this month’s note.

Teamwork

Teamwork

by Pamela Ahlberg

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.”
– Phil Jackson

The Kardashian Effect

The Kardashian Effect

by Pamela Ahlberg

This morning Queen Elizabeth made her first foray into the world of social media when she sent the first royal tweet under her own name to declare the opening of a new Science Museum gallery.