Cover Story |  Volume 14 - Issue 5  |  June 2019

AI & IOT: A Powerful Combination

How two broad technologies are influencing life in the lab

Sections

Laboratory Technology

AI & IoT: A Powerful Combination

AI & IoT: A Powerful Combination

AI & IoT: A Powerful Combination

How two broad technologies are influencing life in the lab

Ask Linda: Automated Lab Instruments

Ask Linda: Automated Lab Instruments

Ask Linda: Automated Lab Instruments

From automated sample preparation to cloud computing, automation and robotics are changing the way labs operate

Business Management

2019 Lab Purchasing Trends Survey

2019 Lab Purchasing Trends Survey

2019 Lab Purchasing Trends Survey

Lab Manager's Purchasing Trends Survey reveals growth in research activities and investments, but also funding concerns.

Lab Accreditation

Lab Accreditation

Lab Accreditation

How to ensure a smooth transition to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation

Research-Specific Labs

An All-Inclusive AI Lab

An All-Inclusive AI Lab

An All-Inclusive AI Lab

The University of Rhode Island's Artificial Intelligence lab is the first to be housed within a library

In Focus

Automated Solutions Simplify Next-Generation Sequencing Library Preparation

Automated Solutions Simplify Next-Generation Sequencing Library Preparation

Automated Solutions Simplify Next-Generation Sequencing Library Preparation

Library preparation is fundamental for NGS success. Automating the process increases efficiency and generates high-quality data

Create a Solution for Every Laboratory with Modular Balances

Create a Solution for Every Laboratory with Modular Balances

Create a Solution for Every Laboratory with Modular Balances

A completely modular design enables scientists to configure a balance specifically suited to their applications

Leadership and Staffing

Change Management

Change Management

Change Management

Consulting experts offer tips on the change-management process

Lab Health and Safety

Handling Controlled Substances in the Lab

Handling Controlled Substances in the Lab

Handling Controlled Substances in the Lab

The heart of good controlled substance management is a comprehensive written program

INSIGHTS

Assay Development: Vaccines

Assay Development: Vaccines

Assay Development: Vaccines

Developing specialized assays to assess vaccine efficacy, exposure, and safety

Products in Action

The New PolyScience Premium Digital Water Baths

The New PolyScience Premium Digital Water Baths

The New PolyScience Premium Digital Water Baths

Premium digital water baths combine sleek design, precise control, and user-friendly operation into a reliable solution for day-to-day laboratory tasks

Thermo Scientific™ inSPIRE™

Thermo Scientific™ inSPIRE™

Thermo Scientific™ inSPIRE™

The world’s first collaborative laboratory automation system that integrates everything you need for your automated workflow

Evaporation Solutions for All Types of Labs

Evaporation Solutions for All Types of Labs

Evaporation Solutions for All Types of Labs

Your samples are valuable, just like the equipment you use.

Ask the Expert

Developments in Cell Engineering and Therapy

Developments in Cell Engineering and Therapy

Developments in Cell Engineering and Therapy

Khalid Shah, MS, PhD, is the director of the Center for Stem Cell Therapeutics and Imaging at Harvard Medical School and the Center of Excellence in Biomedicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH).

Product Focus

Next-Generation Sequencing

Next-Generation Sequencing

Next-Generation Sequencing

Library preparation is a critical step in the workflow of several NGS paradigms

Deciding on a PCR Detection Method

Deciding on a PCR Detection Method

Deciding on a PCR Detection Method

From animal pathogens to iPSCs and beyond, PCR is a versatile technique for many experiments

Robotic Workstations and Automation in Drug Discovery

Robotic Workstations and Automation in Drug Discovery

Robotic Workstations and Automation in Drug Discovery

What would a manager in a drug discovery lab like to see in automation products?

A Primer on Digital Shakers

A Primer on Digital Shakers

A Primer on Digital Shakers

Shakers are ubiquitous items in biomedical laboratories and, therefore, a crucial purchase to consider

Multimedia

Linda's Lab: The Internet of Things

Linda's Lab: The Internet of Things

Linda's Lab: The Internet of Things

Lenny is overwhelmed keeping track of the lab's equipment, but IoT can help!