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Laboratory Technology

A Lab App for That

A Lab App for That

In this article, we look at more general applications that are useful in the laboratory, no matter the type, as well as specialty apps from instrument vendors.

The Challenges of "Digital Collaboration"

The Challenges of "Digital Collaboration"

As one looks to the future of industrial innovation practices, two challenges—externalization and harmonization of incompatible infrastructure—are apparent. 

May 2016 Technology News

May 2016 Technology News

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

Protection Perfection

Protection Perfection

First-of-its-kind lab coat guards against multiple hazards.

Business Management

Validation of Analytical Methods

Validation of Analytical Methods

In July 2015, the FDA released new comprehensive guidance for validation of analytical methods.

Big Data Mining

Big Data Mining

This new ability to ‘do something with the data’ is not driven by size but by analytical capabilities

Research-Specific Labs

The Frozen Zoo: Freezing for the Future

The Frozen Zoo: Freezing for the Future

The Frozen Zoo® is the largest, most diverse collection of cell lines in the world.

Leadership and Staffing

Finding a Middle Ground

Finding a Middle Ground

The use of information technology in the laboratory is changing the lab’s role within organizations

Lab Health and Safety

Hot Under the Collar

Hot Under the Collar

Heat stress is probably not a subject we give much attention to regarding laboratories

INSIGHTS

INSIGHTS on Managing Allergens in Foods

INSIGHTS on Managing Allergens in Foods

The food industry is doing a pretty good job of ensuring that people don’t eat things that give them an allergic reaction

INSIGHTS on Live Cell Imaging

INSIGHTS on Live Cell Imaging

Scientists have imaged live cells for more than 100 years

Ask the Expert

Challenges of a Shared Instrument Lab

Challenges of a Shared Instrument Lab

Dr. Emily Seo is the director of the Shared Instrument Facility in the Department of Chemistry at the University of British Columbia.

New Frontiers in PCR: Going Digital or Not?

New Frontiers in PCR: Going Digital or Not?

Tanuja Koppal, PhD discusses regular versus digital PCR with Drs. Emir Hodzic, Keith R. Jerome, and Ruth Hall Sedlak.

Product Focus

Blasting New Barriers in Protein Mass Spectrometry

Blasting New Barriers in Protein Mass Spectrometry

Protein mass spectrometry (MS) has profoundly expanded proteomics, from basic research to pharmaceutical and food science.

Speed and Accuracy Required for Automating Immunoassays

Speed and Accuracy Required for Automating Immunoassays

With the range of options available, most scientists can find something that fits many—if not all—of their needs in automating immunoassays.

Laboratory Nitrogen Generators: Why Not Do It Yourself?

Laboratory Nitrogen Generators: Why Not Do It Yourself?

Faced with rising delivery and rental costs and the inconvenience of relying on tanks, many labs today generate their own nitrogen

LIMS: Flexible Data Management

LIMS: Flexible Data Management

The adage of “adapt or die” applies to a laboratory information management system (LIMS) just as it does to evolution.

Surveys

UV-Vis Spectrophotometer Survey 2016 Results

UV-Vis Spectrophotometer Survey 2016 Results

Find out our readers’ top ten uses and more from our latest UV-Vis spectrophotometer survey results.

2016 Pipette Survey Results

2016 Pipette Survey Results

Learn which pipette types are most common and more from our latest pipette survey results.

2016 Vacuum Pumps Survey Results

2016 Vacuum Pumps Survey Results

Find out how readers use vacuum pump technology and more from the latest survey results.

2016 Cold Storage Survey Results

2016 Cold Storage Survey Results

Learn readers’ cold storage purchasing plans and more from our latest survey results.

How it Works

How Next Generation Large Molecule Bioanalysis Technology Works

How Next Generation Large Molecule Bioanalysis Technology Works

When combined with the inability to standardize and transfer analytical methods between labs, the conventional methods for large molecule analysis become inefficient.