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Business Management

A Lab Manager's Guide to Getting Ahead

A Lab Manager's Guide to Getting Ahead

Being motivated and showing resourcefulness are what separate a star from the pack

Maximizing Your Conference and Seminar Spend

Maximizing Your Conference and Seminar Spend

When organizations are forced to reduce operating budgets, travel and conferences are often the first line items to be cut.

Surveys

Lab Manager's 10th Annual Salary & Job Satisfaction Survey Results

Lab Manager's 10th Annual Salary & Job Satisfaction Survey Results

The results of this year's survey highlight consistent trends, with an overall increase in employee satisfaction.

2016 Shakers Survey Results

2016 Shakers Survey Results

Learn the top ten features readers’ readers look for and more from our latest shaker survey results.

Research-Specific Labs

Spotlight on PerkinElmer's Mobile Fuel Analysis Lab

Spotlight on PerkinElmer's Mobile Fuel Analysis Lab

Located in an IndyCar Series semi-trailer used by the race series’ Technical Inspection Group, PerkinElmer’s mobile fuel analysis lab is certainly well-traveled.

Leadership and Staffing

For Managers, Emotional Intelligence Trumps IQ

For Managers, Emotional Intelligence Trumps IQ

Emotion and cognition, are not just discrete, independent operators, but are interwoven in mental life

Laboratory Technology

Best Practices for Limiting Access to Your Lab

Best Practices for Limiting Access to Your Lab

Security has always been one of the most important—and often challenging—issues facing laboratory managers.

Seeding Labs Program Empowers Global Research

Seeding Labs Program Empowers Global Research

Meeting global scientists' equipment needs in a scalable, sustainable way

September 2016 Technology News

September 2016 Technology News

The latest equipment, instruments, and system introductions to the laboratory market.

Distek's New Single-Use Bioreactor System Allows for An Easy Transition

Distek's New Single-Use Bioreactor System Allows for An Easy Transition

System allows lab workers to switch to single-use format, yet continue to use their current equipment

Lab Health and Safety

Guidelines for a Good Personal Protection Program

Guidelines for a Good Personal Protection Program

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) includes items such as gloves, lab coats, footwear, face shields, goggles, hearing protection, and respirators

INSIGHTS

Improving Clinical Specimen Management

Improving Clinical Specimen Management

Across health care and drug development, experts need advanced tools to manage specimens and their associated data

Food Science: Testing for Microbes, Pesticides, and Fakes

Food Science: Testing for Microbes, Pesticides, and Fakes

Food contaminants and adulterants fall under many categories, all with significant potential to adversely affect brands, profits, and health

Ask the Expert

Dr. Susan Rae Anderson on Trends in GC

Dr. Susan Rae Anderson on Trends in GC

Dr. Susan Rae Anderson is an independent consultant in analytical chemistry at S.R. Anderson Consulting (formerly Olin Corporation).

Nandan Shah on Trends in Clinical Informatics

Nandan Shah on Trends in Clinical Informatics

Nandan Shah, director, clinical development and regulatory affairs at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, talks to contributing editor Tanuja Koppal, PhD, about the big trends that are likely to impact informatics and data analysis in the clinical world.

Product Focus

Down-proofing Your HPLC & UHPLC Systems

Down-proofing Your HPLC & UHPLC Systems

Maintaining laboratory instrumentation often involves balancing in-house expertise, downtime, and the cost of outside services

Microplate Readers for Cell-Based Assays

Microplate Readers for Cell-Based Assays

For cell-based assays, the imaging perspective can make a big difference in the results.

Improving Energy Efficiency in Cold Storage Systems

Improving Energy Efficiency in Cold Storage Systems

Better refrigerants and best practices improve energy efficiency

The Next Generation of ELNs

The Next Generation of ELNs

The industry is witnessing a shift toward the next generation of ELNs

How it Works

How a Vessel Decontamination System Works

How a Vessel Decontamination System Works

There are other conventional methods available to clean vessels (dish machines, etc.) but none of them bring a significant improvement in terms of purity, cost, and lead time savings.