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Business Management

Multi-Vendor Services: Value, Selection, and Tips for Implementation

Multi-Vendor Services: Value, Selection, and Tips for Implementation

Multi-Vendor Services: Value, Selection, and Tips for Implementation

Adhering to a thorough selection process ensures a smooth transition to a more efficient laboratory

Negotiating Laboratory Service Contracts

Negotiating Laboratory Service Contracts

Negotiating Laboratory Service Contracts

The complex variety of laboratory instrumentation requires a strategic approach to maintenance contracts

Purchasing Used Lab Equipment That Won’t Cost You Later

Purchasing Used Lab Equipment That Won’t Cost You Later

Purchasing Used Lab Equipment That Won’t Cost You Later

Asking quality assurance questions prior to purchase is important to ensure upfront savings are worthwhile

Research-Specific Labs

Developing Better Meat Products Through Research

Developing Better Meat Products Through Research

Developing Better Meat Products Through Research

The University of Wyoming Meat Lab—a food processing plant and research facility in one

In Focus

Eliminate HPLC Sample Preparation Bottlenecks with High Speed Evaporation and Lyophilization

Eliminate HPLC Sample Preparation Bottlenecks with High Speed Evaporation and Lyophilization

Eliminate HPLC Sample Preparation Bottlenecks with High Speed Evaporation and Lyophilization

Innovative technology overcomes the challenges of lyophilizing HPLC samples containing organic solvents and accelerates sample preparation for high-throughput applications

Leadership and Staffing

Onboarding: A Valuable Investment

Onboarding: A Valuable Investment

Onboarding: A Valuable Investment

Retaining new talent long term begins with interactive training

Lab Design and Furnishings

Designing the Sustainable Lab

Designing the Sustainable Lab

Designing the Sustainable Lab

Determining what makes a lab “sustainable” isn’t always clear-cut

Lab Health and Safety

Working with Liquid Nitrogen

Working with Liquid Nitrogen

Working with Liquid Nitrogen

The cryogenic fluid presents both physiological and physical hazards

Multimedia

Titrator Types and Tips

Titrator Types and Tips

Titrator Types and Tips

This playful infographic is loaded with advice and suggestions on titration methods.

Linda's Lab: Onboarding New Staff

Linda's Lab: Onboarding New Staff

Linda's Lab: Onboarding New Staff

With a new team member starting in her lab, Linda shares her tips for sucessfully onboarding new hires

INSIGHTS

Changes on the Horizon for Nutrition Facts Labels

Changes on the Horizon for Nutrition Facts Labels

Changes on the Horizon for Nutrition Facts Labels

New rules take effect in 2020, and manufacturers can turn to analytical food labs for accurate sample analyses

How it Works

The MIRA Infrared (IR) Milk Analyzer

The MIRA Infrared (IR) Milk Analyzer

The MIRA Infrared (IR) Milk Analyzer

The consistent and cost-effective quality control of milk, whey, and cream is essential to the needs of today’s dairy industry. Using the MIRA pre-calibrated, high precision IR milk analyzer, you will get the high quality and consistent results you need with high performance dependability and repeatability.

Laboratory Technology

Sample Preparation Solutions

Sample Preparation Solutions

Sample Preparation Solutions

This month, Lab Manager features instruments that optimize sample preparation

Ask the Expert

Trends in Portable Analysis

Trends in Portable Analysis

Trends in Portable Analysis

Daniel E. Austin and Christopher C. Mulligan discuss the latest developments in portable mass spectrometers

Product Focus

The Evolution of Homogenizers

The Evolution of Homogenizers

The Evolution of Homogenizers

Generator and sonicator probes are differentially adapted to different sample types and sizes

Benefits of Electronic Pipettes

Benefits of Electronic Pipettes

Benefits of Electronic Pipettes

Electronic pipettes are the preferred solution for efficiency, consistency, and reliability

Products in Action

INTEGRA ASSIST PLUS Pipetting Robots—Hands-Free Multichannel Pipetting

INTEGRA ASSIST PLUS Pipetting Robots—Hands-Free Multichannel Pipetting

INTEGRA ASSIST PLUS Pipetting Robots—Hands-Free Multichannel Pipetting

This compact system offers laboratory automation at an affordable price, providing reproducible and error-free processing while eliminating repetitive manual pipetting tasks

PRO Scientific Multi-Prep Rapid Homogenizing System

PRO Scientific Multi-Prep Rapid Homogenizing System

PRO Scientific Multi-Prep Rapid Homogenizing System

PRO Scientific’s Multi-Prep Rapid Homogenizing System is the ideal compact system for automating the homogenization of multiple samples at a time

Management Tips

Quick Tips from Linda: Productive Meetings

Quick Tips from Linda: Productive Meetings

Quick Tips from Linda: Productive Meetings

Managing staff, resources, and your lab’s assets is already a difficult task—making inefficient use of your valuable time compounds those challenges