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Leadership and Staffing

Humor in Laboratory Management (Seriously!)

Humor in Laboratory Management (Seriously!)

Humor in Laboratory Management (Seriously!)

"If you're not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there" -- Martin Luther

Business Management

The Role of Defensive Publications in Intellectual Property Protection

The Role of Defensive Publications in Intellectual Property Protection

It is becoming increasingly expensive to both obtain patents and defend them in lawsuits should the need arise. An alternative is protecting your right to commercialize an invention through the strategy of defensive publications.

Laboratory Technology

Dangers of Mycoplasma in Cell-Based Assays

Dangers of Mycoplasma in Cell-Based Assays

While other common types of contamination are usually quickly identified and/or treated, mycoplasma contamination often provides no clear symptoms but can wreak havok on assay results.