Cover Story |  Volume 15 - Issue 9  |  October 2020

Ensuring Reproducible Data in the Laboratory

To be credible in the scientific community and to deliver technical value to customers, laboratory managers must deliver reproducible results

Sections

Leadership and Staffing

Three Keys to Effective Remote Onboarding

Three Keys to Effective Remote Onboarding

Onboarding new employees in person is hard enough and the process has only become more difficult during the current pandemic

Why Labs Should Be a Part of the Social Media Community

Why Labs Should Be a Part of the Social Media Community

Lab professionals share the many benefits of going digital

Business Management

Ensuring Reproducible Data in the Laboratory

Ensuring Reproducible Data in the Laboratory

To be credible in the scientific community and to deliver technical value to customers, laboratory managers must deliver reproducible results

Protecting Your Lab from Cybersecurity Threats

Protecting Your Lab from Cybersecurity Threats

Your lab is vulnerable to hackers, but you can secure it

Compliance Services for Data Integrity

Compliance Services for Data Integrity

External experts help laboratories keep pace with evolving technologies

Ask Linda: Keeping Up with Regulatory Compliance

Ask Linda: Keeping Up with Regulatory Compliance

Achieving regulatory compliance can be challenging, but a few simple steps can help

Products in Action

Powerful, Precision Cleaning in a Sleek Redesigned Package

Labs Less Ordinary

How Food Production Methods Affect Food Quality and Perception

How Food Production Methods Affect Food Quality and Perception

Washington State University's Sensory Science Center investigates the science behind how we enjoy and perceive food and drink products

Multimedia

Fundamentals of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Fundamentals of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

A powerful technique for analyzing molecular structure

Lab Design and Furnishings

Challenges and Trends in Vivarium Design

Challenges and Trends in Vivarium Design

Handling the unique concerns surrounding vivarium labs

Laboratory Technology

Why an Understanding of Data Stewardship Is So Important

Why an Understanding of Data Stewardship Is So Important

The next generation of data scientists needs to be aware of FAIR Data Principles

Lab Health and Safety

Working with Ethylene Oxide Sterilization

Working with Ethylene Oxide Sterilization

Ethylene oxide is used for sterilization in many medical, dental, veterinary, and animal surgical facilities; here's how to use it safely in your facility

INSIGHTS

Building Better Artificial Intelligence for Health Care

Building Better Artificial Intelligence for Health Care

Diverse datasets are essential to prevent sex and gender imbalances

Ask the Expert

Medical Cannabis Research: Past, Present, and Future

Medical Cannabis Research: Past, Present, and Future

In this Q&A with contributing writer Brandoch Cook, PhD, Igor Grant, MD, discusses his own background and research, and the present and future of medical cannabis

Product Focus

How to Prevent Biological Contamination in Your CO2 Incubators

How to Prevent Biological Contamination in Your CO2 Incubators

Engineering and user controls help keep contamination at bay

Capillary Electrophoresis and the DNA Forensics Renaissance

Capillary Electrophoresis and the DNA Forensics Renaissance

Capillary electrophoresis has driven improvements in throughput and sensitivity for DNA profiling of short tandem repeats

Cannabis: Greater Consistency through Homogenization

Cannabis: Greater Consistency through Homogenization

High-pressure homogenizers generate the most consistent and stable cannabis emulsions

The Benefits of Connected Pipettes

The Benefits of Connected Pipettes

Wireless communication changes a lab’s liquid handling

Management Tips

Quick Tips from Linda: Workplace Etiquette

Quick Tips from Linda: Workplace Etiquette

Defining the specifics of proper etiquette in a lab setting can be difficult because everyone may have their own interpretation