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Resolutions

Resolutions

Resolutions

With the holidays upon us, most are looking forward to enjoying time away from the lab or office with friends and family.

Research-Specific Labs

Labs Less Ordinary

Labs Less Ordinary

Labs Less Ordinary

For many scientists, research is nothing like what we see in TV and movies.

Leadership and Staffing

Building on the Strengths of Your Work "Family"

Building on the Strengths of Your Work "Family"

Building on the Strengths of Your Work "Family"

What have you learned from the past year about your teams, and what lessons can you apply moving forward?

The Subtle Signs Your Team Is in Trouble

The Subtle Signs Your Team Is in Trouble

The Subtle Signs Your Team Is in Trouble

A team that spends its days bickering and blaming one another for its failings isn’t going to get very far...

Business Management

Sustainable Science

Sustainable Science

Sustainable Science

Ensuring that both new and existing laboratories are environmentally sustainable is not just a trendy label—it is a necessity.

Laboratory Technology

Five Trends in Life Science Lab Instrumentation

Five Trends in Life Science Lab Instrumentation

Five Trends in Life Science Lab Instrumentation

Robotic and motion technologies help labs stay small, agile, and cost-efficient.

December 2015 Technology News

December 2015 Technology News

December 2015 Technology News

This month we feature companies that will be exhibiting at SLAS2016, which runs January 23-27, 2016 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.

The Lower Limits

The Lower Limits

The Lower Limits

GC-MSD system is most sensitive in its class.

Lab Health and Safety

Out of Control

Out of Control

Out of Control

State and federal agencies are very serious when it comes to controlled substances. And you should be too.

Lab Health and Safety Tips

Have a Written Safety Policy

Have a Written Safety Policy

Have a Written Safety Policy

A clear, concise safety policy is the cornerstone of a good safety program.

Ask the Expert

Chromatography Data System Integration

Chromatography Data System Integration

Chromatography Data System Integration

Michael Barkan is a senior informatics consultant at CSols Inc., a North American laboratory informatics consultancy with offices in Canada and the US.

Advancing Cellular Imaging with Digital, User-Friendly Systems

Advancing Cellular Imaging with Digital, User-Friendly Systems

Advancing Cellular Imaging with Digital, User-Friendly Systems

Theodore Price, PhD,  talks to contributing editor Tanuja Koppal, PhD, about the advent of digital cell imaging instruments that are very mobile, user-friendly, inexpensive, and intuitive to work with.

INSIGHTS

INSIGHTS on Food Safety

INSIGHTS on Food Safety

INSIGHTS on Food Safety

As food is raised in one spot, processed in another, and shipped around the world, it’s no wonder that food safety creates an international concern.

INSIGHTS on Digital PCR

INSIGHTS on Digital PCR

INSIGHTS on Digital PCR

Digital PCR (dPCR) is a gene amplification method particularly suited to detecting and quantifying rare genes.

Product Focus

Fieldworthy pH Meters

Fieldworthy pH Meters

Fieldworthy pH Meters

“If you’re out measuring water, you’re probably measuring pH.”

Planned Pipette Care

Planned Pipette Care

Planned Pipette Care

All of the changes in life science labs over the past few decades make some improvements less appreciated than they should be, and pipetting might be one of those.

High-Vacuum Situations

High-Vacuum Situations

High-Vacuum Situations

In complicated applications of high vacuum, the technology must really fit the situation.

Lab Water Systems: Focus on Life Sciences

Lab Water Systems: Focus on Life Sciences

Lab Water Systems: Focus on Life Sciences

ASTM type II water is the fallback pure water grade for low-criticality biology work, including labware cleaning.

Surveys

2015 Chromatography Columns Survey Results

2015 Chromatography Columns Survey Results

2015 Chromatography Columns Survey Results

Find out the most common phases used and more in our latest survey results. 

2015 Homogenizers Survey Results

2015 Homogenizers Survey Results

2015 Homogenizers Survey Results

Learn your peers’ purchasing plans and more in our latest results.

2015 Fume Hoods User Survey Results

2015 Fume Hoods User Survey Results

2015 Fume Hoods User Survey Results

Learn the most sought-after features and more in these results. 

2015 LIMS User Survey Results

2015 LIMS User Survey Results

2015 LIMS User Survey Results

Find out the most common setups and more in the latest results.

How it Works

How Saving Resources and Simplifying Lab Management Works

How Saving Resources and Simplifying Lab Management Works

How Saving Resources and Simplifying Lab Management Works

Ordering lab supplies and equipment is a time consuming task, that, when undertaken without strategy drains budgets and diverts scientists’ attention away from their research.

Products in Action

Cytation™ 5

Cytation™ 5

Cytation™ 5

Cytation™ 5 is a uniquely integrated, configurable system that combines automated digital widefield microscopy with conventional multi-mode microplate detection to provide phenotypic cellular information and well-based quantitative data. 

Hettich Lab Technology Designs

Hettich Lab Technology Designs

Hettich Lab Technology Designs

Hettich Lab Technology designs, engineers, and manufactures a comprehensive line of cell culture processing equipment that delivers repeatable results for a variety of workflow requirements.

Reliable Environmental Monitoring

Reliable Environmental Monitoring

Reliable Environmental Monitoring

Your samples and products are important to the world; valuable research specimens, and cultures may be irreplaceable once lost. 

Proton OnSite Hydrogen Generation Systems

Proton OnSite Hydrogen Generation Systems

Proton OnSite Hydrogen Generation Systems

The Proton OnSite line of hydrogen generators is the simpler, more cost-effective, and less complex approach to supplying hydrogen for laboratory and scientific applications. 

White Papers and Application Notes

Counting Calories

Counting Calories

Counting Calories

Physical versus physiological energy value of food