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Likes & Shares, Who Cares?

Likes & Shares, Who Cares?

Likes & Shares, Who Cares?

Social media arouses conflicting value judgments in the scientific community. 

When a Lack of Balance is Okay

When a Lack of Balance is Okay

When a Lack of Balance is Okay

Instead of always trying to figure out how to obtain balance in our lives, what if we gave ourselves permission to experience an out of balance life from time to time?

The SMART Lab Part II

The SMART Lab Part II

The SMART Lab Part II

A continuation of our look at this framework for specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-based performance goals.

Buying a Pre-Owned Mass Spectrometer

Buying a Pre-Owned Mass Spectrometer

Buying a Pre-Owned Mass Spectrometer

We buy pre-owned cars, so why not buy pre-owned lab equipment, such as a mass spectrometer (MS)?

Leadership and Staffing

If You Really Want Your Team to Hear You, Listen

If You Really Want Your Team to Hear You, Listen

If You Really Want Your Team to Hear You, Listen

When a leader communicates clearly to employees, everyone from research and development to sales and marketing understands the same vision and the same values of the organization’s culture.

Manage Meetings Better

Manage Meetings Better

Manage Meetings Better

Managing meetings is not easy and is not taught in universities. However, it is a skill that can be acquired.

Laboratory Technology

Considering the Cloud

Considering the Cloud

Considering the Cloud

Despite all the hype being tossed around, the cloud is a logical evolution of previous systems.

Optimizing the Analytical Workflow

Optimizing the Analytical Workflow

Optimizing the Analytical Workflow

UV-Vis line looks to make analyses quicker and easier

November 2015 Technology News

November 2015 Technology News

November 2015 Technology News

In this issue we highlight companies that will be exhibiting at the American Society for Cell Biology’s annual meeting and exhibition (ASCB 2015).

Lab Health and Safety

Safe Handling of Liquid Nitrogen

Safe Handling of Liquid Nitrogen

Safe Handling of Liquid Nitrogen

As one might imagine, cryopreservation is fraught with dangers and serious potential hazards.

Lab Health and Safety Tips

Ask the Expert

A Look at Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry

A Look at Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry

A Look at Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry

Dr. Paula Rose discusses her work with IRMS in a new lab at Texas A&M University.

PCR: What Has Changed and What Hasn't?

PCR: What Has Changed and What Hasn't?

PCR: What Has Changed and What Hasn't?

Stephen Bustin, PhD talks about the persisting problem of lack of transparency and reliability in current PCR data.

INSIGHTS

INSIGHTS on Isotope Ratio MS for Forensics

INSIGHTS on Isotope Ratio MS for Forensics

INSIGHTS on Isotope Ratio MS for Forensics

From marine accidents to murders, this technology helps experts analyze the evidence

Surveys

2015 Gas Chromatography Product Survey Results

2015 Gas Chromatography Product Survey Results

2015 Gas Chromatography Product Survey Results

See the results of our 2015 survey to see respondents' purchasing plans, the most common GC detectors, and more

2015 Microplate Handler Survey Results

2015 Microplate Handler Survey Results

2015 Microplate Handler Survey Results

Learn the most common handler types, and more in the results of our 2015 survey on this key microplate technology

2015 Stirrers and Mixers Survey Results

2015 Stirrers and Mixers Survey Results

2015 Stirrers and Mixers Survey Results

Mixing solutions is one of the most common laboratory tasks

2015 Centrifuge Product Survey Results

2015 Centrifuge Product Survey Results

2015 Centrifuge Product Survey Results

Find out how purchasing habits and the most popular types have changed since our last survey.

How it Works

How a Safety Bunsen Burner Works

How a Safety Bunsen Burner Works

How a Safety Bunsen Burner Works

Find out about the features that can make your lab safer

How a Blast Freezer Works

How a Blast Freezer Works

How a Blast Freezer Works

A way to best prepare samples for long-term storage at ultra-low temperatures