Cover Story |  Volume 12 - Issue 9  |  October 2017

Funding Science in the Trump Era

Researchers are watching closely as Republicans, Democrats, and the White House negotiate a federal R&D budget

Sections

Business Management

Funding Science in the Trump Era

Funding Science in the Trump Era

Funding Science in the Trump Era

Researchers are watching closely as Republicans, Democrats, and the White House negotiate a federal R&D budget

Running a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Running a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Running a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Researchers discuss the benefits, challenges, and successes

Common Misconceptions About Used Lab Equipment

Common Misconceptions About Used Lab Equipment

Common Misconceptions About Used Lab Equipment

While used equipment is not for everyone, certain misconceptions about preowned equipment persist and may deter those who would benefit most from it

Research-Specific Labs

Industry-University Partnership Turns Aquaculture Farm into a Giant Lab

Industry-University Partnership Turns Aquaculture Farm into a Giant Lab

Industry-University Partnership Turns Aquaculture Farm into a Giant Lab

University of New England's recent partnership with a working mussel farm aims to answer critical ecological questions

Leadership and Staffing

Tips for Talent Acquisition from Recruiting Experts

Tips for Talent Acquisition from Recruiting Experts

Tips for Talent Acquisition from Recruiting Experts

The recruiting process requires expert research skills to identify potential candidates who will fit the defined qualifications

Laboratory Technology

Digital Data in the Lab—What Now?

Digital Data in the Lab—What Now?

Digital Data in the Lab—What Now?

Real-time analytics, multifactor trend analysis, and data visualization

The Problem of Repeatability

The Problem of Repeatability

The Problem of Repeatability

Transformational technologies that are making labs "smart"

Lab Health and Safety

Personal Protective Equipment: A Good Defense

Personal Protective Equipment: A Good Defense

Personal Protective Equipment: A Good Defense

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is our last defense because it means the hazard is actually at hand

INSIGHTS

Nanoscale Separations

Nanoscale Separations

Nanoscale Separations

Working at billionths of a meter—a nanometer—makes some things complicated and others greatly simplified

How Analytical Methods are Helping Uncover Counterfeit Pesticides

How Analytical Methods are Helping Uncover Counterfeit Pesticides

How Analytical Methods are Helping Uncover Counterfeit Pesticides

Counterfeiting is a huge global problem affecting nearly every industry and product type

Ask the Expert

Trends in Chiral Separations

Trends in Chiral Separations

Trends in Chiral Separations

Daniel W. Armstrong is the Robert A. Welch Professor of Chemistry at the University of Texas at Arlington

Advances in Genomic Tools

Advances in Genomic Tools

Advances in Genomic Tools

Christoph Bock, PhD, talks to contributing editor Tanuja Koppal, PhD, about the new CROP-seq technology for single-cell CRISPR sequencing that his group has developed

Product Focus

Chromatography Data Systems: User-Friendly Chromatography

Chromatography Data Systems: User-Friendly Chromatography

Chromatography Data Systems: User-Friendly Chromatography

The days of dealing with chromatography data by hand disappeared long ago (or at least they should have)

The Cell Line Identity Crisis

The Cell Line Identity Crisis

The Cell Line Identity Crisis

Estimates of irreproducibility in published scientific studies range from about 50 percent to 90 percent

How Safe Is Your Lab Oven?

How Safe Is Your Lab Oven?

How Safe Is Your Lab Oven?

Key features to avoid fires and fumes in the lab

Multimedia

Linda's Lab: Time Management 101

Linda's Lab: Time Management 101

Linda's Lab: Time Management 101

Lenny's been spending too many late nights in the lab. Linda tries to help.