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Simulation tools have been available for 40 years, but advances in computer technology have now made them truly practical for use in managing operations in laboratories, which by their nature are complex due to the mix of tests conducted, the variety of equipment involved and the scientist skill set needed.
If you have electronic records and you print them out for signature approval, the implementation of the electronic signature will completely replace the need to print. Every approver will instead provide his or her signature electronically.
With the issue of sustainability fast becoming ubiquitous in our culture, the benefits of green design and building are prized highly by architecture, engineering and construction professionals as well as by many in the scientific community at large.
Dr. Peter Hodder, senior scientific director and head of Lead Identification Division at The Scripps Research Institute in Florida, talks about his experiences moving from big pharma to academia to set up a high-throughput screening laboratory from the ground up.
If one studies the evolution of the laboratory pump over the past 25 years, it becomes apparent that this is an area of significant innovation, with important developments in high vacuum technology, corrosion resistance, vacuum control, and improvements in the efficiency and ecological impact of vacuum pumps.