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Cover Story |  Volume 17 - Issue 9  |  November 2022

Building Diversity in STEM

Embracing a holistic approach to DEI leadership in the workplace


Management Tips

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Three Keys to Improving Diversity

How to improve diversity in the lab

Leadership and Staffing

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Building Diversity in STEM

Embracing a holistic approach to DEI leadership in the workplace

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How to Combat STEM's Retention Issues for Women

STEM fields show high recruitment rates of women but fail to provide ongoing support to ensure retention

Labs Less Ordinary

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Removing Barriers in a University Chemistry Lab

The Shaw Research Group at Baylor University receives NIH grant to improve accessibility to chemistry work

Business Management

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Creating an Inclusive Lab Environment

Establishing a culture of inclusion is the first step to achieving a positive DEI strategy

Asset Management

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Spotlight on Women-Owned Businesses in Science

Biotech business owner shares her experience and lessons learned in entrepreneurship

Lab Design and Furnishings

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Rethinking Labs for Inclusion and Equity

Questions and considerations to ensure your lab accommodates all staff

Lab Health and Safety

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Five Benefits of Using a Laboratory Safety Consultant

Proactively address safety issues by hiring an external expert


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An Overview of Ion Mobility Spectrometry

Ion mobility spectrometry offers several advantages and is useful for important applications

Ask the Expert

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Cell Protein Identification with Mass Spectrometry

Advancements and progress in mass spectrometry-based protein identification

Product Focus

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Controlling an Experiment's Temperature

From portable and benchtop units to industrial-size devices, here are some guidelines for picking the best bath or chiller for your facility

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Innovative Features of Evaporators

Tapping on new features of evaporators can boost research productivity

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ICP-OES: A Versatile and Sensitive Method to Analyze Trace Metals

ICP-OES offers distinct advantages to measure trace metals in a broad variety of matrices

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Mass Spectrometry in Trace Organic Analysis

Mass spectrometry is broadly used in analytical applications but does have some drawbacks

Innovations In

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Innovations in Mass Spectrometry

Featured mass spectrometry technology to help the lab