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Think Again

Think Again

Think Again

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.

Business Management

A Greater, Greener Commitment

A Greater, Greener Commitment

A Greater, Greener Commitment

The possibility to dramatically reduce environmental impact without compromising the integrity of research has propelled the rise of innovative, cost-effective solutions for improved lab sustainability.

GMP Compliance Made Easy

GMP Compliance Made Easy

GMP Compliance Made Easy

The FDA considers laboratory controls vital to the safety, quality, and efficacy of drug products

Make Every Drop Count

Make Every Drop Count

Make Every Drop Count

The choices made in selecting a water purification system can have an impact on the environmental footprint of an organization or facility.

Avoiding Buyer's Remorse

Avoiding Buyer's Remorse

Avoiding Buyer's Remorse

There are still many questions to be asked and research to do when considering buying pre-owned equipment.

Management Tips

Managing Energy in Your Lab

Managing Energy in Your Lab

Managing Energy in Your Lab

Five steps from the Federal Energy Management Program to help labs become more energy efficient.

Research-Specific Labs

GV HIAPER Research Jet: A Lab on a Plane

GV HIAPER Research Jet: A Lab on a Plane

GV HIAPER Research Jet: A Lab on a Plane

For environmental researchers, the Gulfstream-V (GV) HIAPER research jet is like Red Bull—it gives them wings.

Leadership and Staffing

Skill Training

Skill Training

Skill Training

The needs of a business are constantly changing, which means that the skills of the people within the business need to change over time.

Laboratory Technology

Out Here in the Field

Out Here in the Field

Out Here in the Field

Looking at the latest portable offerings in soil and water testing, plant health and identification, sample management, and testing of raw materials, components, and finished products.

April 2016 Technology News

April 2016 Technology News

April 2016 Technology News

The latest equipment, instruments, and system introductions to the laboratory market.

Titan of Titration

Titan of Titration

Titan of Titration

New line of instruments allows users to customize their titrator to their specific needs

Lab Health and Safety

Is This Building Making Me Sick?

Is This Building Making Me Sick?

Is This Building Making Me Sick?

Avoiding common indoor air quality issues and defusing the most common building-related illnesses and complaints.

INSIGHTS

INSIGHTS on 3D Cell Culture and Organs-on-Chips

INSIGHTS on 3D Cell Culture and Organs-on-Chips

INSIGHTS on 3D Cell Culture and Organs-on-Chips

Increasingly, two-dimensional CBAs are viewed as artificial constructs since cells occur naturally in 3D.

INSIGHTS on the Growing Fingerprint Challenge

INSIGHTS on the Growing Fingerprint Challenge

INSIGHTS on the Growing Fingerprint Challenge

Although some fingerprint analysis is new, the concept—using fingerprints for identification—started centuries ago.

Ask the Expert

HPLC and GC Environmental Testing Techniques

HPLC and GC Environmental Testing Techniques

HPLC and GC Environmental Testing Techniques

Rachel Muenz talks with Terry Cain and Dr. Michael Wichman about environmental testing using HPLC and GC

Gearing Up for Microbiome Research

Gearing Up for Microbiome Research

Gearing Up for Microbiome Research

Lab Manager contributor Tanuja Koppal, PhD, talks with George Weinstock, PhD  and director of microbial genomics at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine.

Product Focus

Troubleshooting a Titrator

Troubleshooting a Titrator

Troubleshooting a Titrator

When titration runs into trouble, history impacts the troubleshooting

Working with Radiological Isotopes

Working with Radiological Isotopes

Working with Radiological Isotopes

Rumors of the demise of radiolabeling are very much exaggerated

Beads for Baths

Beads for Baths

Beads for Baths

Whether an experiment or procedure requires heating or cooling, beads can be easier to use and more economical.

Rotary Evaporators: Must-Have Features

Rotary Evaporators: Must-Have Features

Rotary Evaporators: Must-Have Features

Rotary evaporators, or “rotovaps,” may be found wherever processes require sample concentration or solvent distillation.

Surveys

2016 TOC Analyzers Survey Results

2016 TOC Analyzers Survey Results

2016 TOC Analyzers Survey Results

Find out the top ten features and more from our latest TOC analyzer survey results.

2016 CO2 Incubator Survey Results

2016 CO2 Incubator Survey Results

2016 CO2 Incubator Survey Results

Learn which applications are most common and more from our latest incubator survey results.

Are You in the Market for an.. Electronic Lab Notebook?

Are You in the Market for an.. Electronic Lab Notebook?

Are You in the Market for an.. Electronic Lab Notebook?

Find out how readers use this technology and more from the latest ELN survey results.

2016 Water Purification Survey Results

2016 Water Purification Survey Results

2016 Water Purification Survey Results

Learn readers’ purchasing plans and more from our latest water purification survey results.

How it Works

How Measuring Conductivity Over a Wide Range Works

How Measuring Conductivity Over a Wide Range Works

How Measuring Conductivity Over a Wide Range Works

Conductivity measurements provide fast, continuous, inexpensive indications of changing electrical and material properties.

How Standardized Soil Testing with a TOC/TNb Analyzer Works

How Standardized Soil Testing with a TOC/TNb Analyzer Works

How Standardized Soil Testing with a TOC/TNb Analyzer Works

The Haney Soil Test has made a big impact in the study of soils and is becoming easier and more accurate than ever.

Products in Action

Starline Plug-In Raceway

Starline Plug-In Raceway

Starline Plug-In Raceway

STARLINE Plug-In Raceway® is the next generation in raceway systems created to meet the ever-changing power distribution and datacom needs of retail, labs, data center, and higher education customers.