Cover Story |  Volume 15 - Issue 3  |  April 2020

Making Sustainable Labs a Reality

How to reduce the environmental impact of research

Sections

Multimedia

Purchasing Pre-Owned Equipment

Purchasing Pre-Owned Equipment

How to find affordable, high-quality, pre-owned equipment for your laboratory

Linda's Lab: Employee Feedback

Linda's Lab: Employee Feedback

Linda shares why regular employee evaluations are so important for her laboratory in this month's comic

Business Management

Making Sustainable Labs a Reality

Making Sustainable Labs a Reality

How to reduce the environmental impact of research

Repurposing Lab Equipment and Supplies

Repurposing Lab Equipment and Supplies

Thinking creatively can bring new purpose to everyday items

Software Solutions for Core Facility Management

Software Solutions for Core Facility Management

The right software can simplify scheduling, financial management, reporting, and more

Labs Less Ordinary

Core Repository Provides a "Lending Library" of Earth's History

Core Repository Provides a "Lending Library" of Earth's History

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University holds one of the largest and most diverse collections of core samples in the world

In Focus

Balancing Sustainability and Sample Protection at Ultra-Low Temperatures

Balancing Sustainability and Sample Protection at Ultra-Low Temperatures

Improving ultra-low temperature freezer efficiency without sacrificing sample protection

Temperature Control: A Look Under the Hood

Temperature Control: A Look Under the Hood

Exploring scientific techniques and processes that rely on temperature control technology—and the innovations that make it possible

Stability Chambers and ICH Guidelines: Choosing the Right Equipment for Pharmaceutical Stability Testing

Stability Chambers and ICH Guidelines: Choosing the Right Equipment for Pharmaceutical Stability Testing

Stability chambers help pharmaceutical testing labs meet ICH standards

Leadership and Staffing

Achieving More in the Lab

Achieving More in the Lab

A productivity specialist explains how working smarter could help improve efficiency in the workplace

Five Critical Steps to Better Meetings

Five Critical Steps to Better Meetings

Are your meetings productive and considered time well spent?

Lab Design and Furnishings

Curbing Environmental Footprint in Laboratory Environments

Curbing Environmental Footprint in Laboratory Environments

To cut energy consumption in labs, focus on greenhouse gas emissions

Quick Tips from Linda: Efficient Lab Ventilation

Quick Tips from Linda: Efficient Lab Ventilation

Ventilation systems account for almost half of energy consumption in laboratories

Lab Health and Safety

COVID-19: A History of Coronavirus

COVID-19: A History of Coronavirus

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has led to mass scientific conference cancellations, travel restrictions, social distancing, and other unprecedented prevention measures. How did we get to this point?

COVID-19: What You Need to Know and What You Should Do Now

COVID-19: What You Need to Know and What You Should Do Now

Recommendations and protocols for a safe workplace

INSIGHTS

Feathers Provide Insight into Contamination

Feathers Provide Insight into Contamination

Using analytical chemistry techniques to analyze feathers, scientists gain a better understanding of environmental contamination

Ask the Expert

Integrating Artificial Intelligence with Digital Pathology

Integrating Artificial Intelligence with Digital Pathology

Liron Pantanowitz, MD, discusses the latest developments in combining AI with digital pathology

Product Focus

Energy-Efficient Fume Hoods

Energy-Efficient Fume Hoods

Spare the environment while reducing energy costs

pH Meters for Remote, Field Applications

pH Meters for Remote, Field Applications

 Increasingly, R&D organizations are looking for real-time measurements, acquired with little or no human intervention

Picking the Best Serological Pipette Controller

Picking the Best Serological Pipette Controller

A tour of the best ways to select a serological pipette controller

Technological Upgrades Enhance Viscometer Use

Technological Upgrades Enhance Viscometer Use

The latest viscometer features boost quality control