Understanding the secrets of job satisfaction
Managers often work at instilling job satisfaction in their staff. But to do this successfully, a manager must also be content in the workplace.
Your success often depends upon networking; getting yourself out there, making connections, and enjoying face time with peers and potential employers.
In our fast-moving 21st-century economy we increasingly see laboratory facilities relocating, expanding rapidly, or, in some cases, closing.
The Ninth Annual Salary & Employee Satisfaction Survey
The results of this year’s Salary and Employee Satisfaction Survey brought us many familiar trends, painting a picture of overall satisfaction among lab professionals.
2015 Shakers Product Survey Results
The wide variety of lab shaker designs on the market reflects the increasing diversity of scientific experimentation. Labs now use a greater range of sample sizes than ever before, from liters to microliters.
Leadership and Staffing
The Rise of Progress Leadership
The business term “change management” has been around for a while. The term relates to initiating significant change within an organization’s processes.
The Art of Networking
Networking is critical to keep you connected to the people and resources you need to excel in your career and find new opportunities.
Just like most workplace settings, excessive noise in chemical and analytical laboratories can be a serious issue on several fronts.
September 2015 Technology News
The latest equipment, instruments, and system introductions to the laboratory market. This month, we highlight companies exhibiting at the Gulf Coast Conference.
Powered Up PCR
System aims to reduce cost and resource-intensity of high throughput process
Lab Health and Safety Tips
Lab Health and Safety
Ask the Expert
Managing Analytical Workflows
Associate editor Rachel Muenz speaks with research scientists Freya Freestone, MChem, and Helen O'Shea, BSc about data processing, analysis, and managing workflows in the lab.
Deciphering the Microbiome
Lab Manager's Tanuja Koppal discusses microbiome research with Georg K. Gerber, assistant professor of pathology at Harvard Medical School
INSIGHTS on Pesticide Analysis
The many variables involved in pesticide use presents special challenges when it comes to food safety analysis.
INSIGHTS on Cell Culture
Cell culture today presents a subtle paradox. Coaxing cells to produce biopharmaceuticals, vitamins, and industrial products requires inserting foreign genes and adapting cells to artificial growth conditions.
Nano HPLC: High-Tech Separations for Everyone
The benefits of going small
Adapting to the Needs of Cell-Based Assays
The number and types of cell-based assays (CBAs) are as diverse as a cell’s observable biochemical activity.
Solid State vs. Compressor Based Cooling
The quest for effective solid-state refrigeration has led to many near misses, yet engineers continue to investigate
Going with the Mobile Flow
Mobile features make an electronic lab notebook (ELN) more adaptable and efficient.
Products in Action
Agilent Crosslab - From Insight to Outcome
Laboratories today face complex scientific and business challenges that require key insights into laboratory operations.
Handling the Multi-User Lab with Ease
Shared facilities or common equipment rooms, often result in a laboratory having a number of unique users with varying levels of centrifuge experience.
How it Works
How a Cloud-Based Human Biospecimen Marketplace Works
With the promise of personalized medicine, the drug and diagnostic industries are booming,
as are academic medical research programs.
How Defining Metabolic Phenotype Works
Metabolism is at the core of cell biology, and metabolic dysfunction is known to play a major
role in disease pathology and etiology.