Cover Story |  Volume 13 - Issue 5  |  June 2018

Raising Safety Awareness

By providing guidance, suggestions, and recommendations specific to laboratory safety here, our goal is to help like-minded managers strengthen the safety culture in their labs.

Sections

Lab Health and Safety

Making Safety an Inseparable Part of All Lab Activities

Making Safety an Inseparable Part of All Lab Activities

Making Safety an Inseparable Part of All Lab Activities

By providing guidance, suggestions, and recommendations specific to laboratory safety here, our goal is to help like-minded managers strengthen the safety culture in their labs.

Safe Storage and Use of Flammable Solvents

Safe Storage and Use of Flammable Solvents

Safe Storage and Use of Flammable Solvents

Recent statistics have shown that chemical spills and fires are two of the most common accidents occurring in labs.

Research-Specific Labs

R/V Hugh R. Sharp: Small Ship, Big Science

R/V Hugh R. Sharp: Small Ship, Big Science

R/V Hugh R. Sharp: Small Ship, Big Science

The University of Delaware's R/V Hugh R. Sharp does science on a small ship that acts like a big ship.

Business Management

Paired Difference Calculations for Lab Analysis Comparisons

Paired Difference Calculations for Lab Analysis Comparisons

Paired Difference Calculations for Lab Analysis Comparisons

Comparing test results from various sites will be useless if benchmark samples used to compare laboratory results cannot be duplicated from lab to lab

Ask Linda: Time Management

Ask Linda: Time Management

Ask Linda: Time Management

Linda offers up a few time-tested practices for making the most of your time:

Leadership and Staffing

Making the Most Out of Lab Meetings

Making the Most Out of Lab Meetings

Making the Most Out of Lab Meetings

Successful lab meetings are a collaborative process that can be continually improved upon

Laboratory Technology

Innovation Expands Handheld Raman Analyzers Market

Innovation Expands Handheld Raman Analyzers Market

Innovation Expands Handheld Raman Analyzers Market

The growing market for handheld raman analyzers features plenty of innovation

Ask the Expert

Quality by Design for Analytical Laboratories

Quality by Design for Analytical Laboratories

Quality by Design for Analytical Laboratories

Zenaida Otero Gephardt, PhD, is an associate professor of chemical engineering at Rowan
University

Trends in Live Cell Imaging

Trends in Live Cell Imaging

Trends in Live Cell Imaging

Kate Luby-Phelps, PhD, is the director of the Live Cell Imaging Facility at the University of Texas
Southwestern Medical Center

Product Focus

With a Trace: Solving Crimes with Microscopy

With a Trace: Solving Crimes with Microscopy

With a Trace: Solving Crimes with Microscopy

Trace evidence from gunshots, hair, and more helps zero in on fine details

Isolating and Analyzing Extracellular Vesicles

Isolating and Analyzing Extracellular Vesicles

Isolating and Analyzing Extracellular Vesicles

Extracellular vesicles carry vast potential for basic and applied research

The Right Fume Hood for Your Lab

The Right Fume Hood for Your Lab

The Right Fume Hood for Your Lab

The fume hood is an important safety staple in chemistry classrooms and research labs.

Surveys

What Do Ion Chromatography Users Have to Say?

What Do Ion Chromatography Users Have to Say?

What Do Ion Chromatography Users Have to Say?

Find out some of the most exciting ion chromatography applications, as reported by users, and more

PCR Equipment Survey Results

PCR Equipment Survey Results

PCR Equipment Survey Results

Learn which applications are most common and more from our latest PCR survey results

2018 Evaporator Survey Results

2018 Evaporator Survey Results

2018 Evaporator Survey Results

Find out respondents' purchasing plans, and more from our latest survey results

Do You Need a Mill or Grinder In Your Lab?

Do You Need a Mill or Grinder In Your Lab?

Do You Need a Mill or Grinder In Your Lab?

Find out which types of mills and grinders are most popular among respondents, and more

Multimedia

Choosing Your Carrier Gas

Choosing Your Carrier Gas

Choosing Your Carrier Gas

Carrier gases often affect the efficiency of a separation

Cryogen and Cold Storage Safety

Cryogen and Cold Storage Safety

Cryogen and Cold Storage Safety

Stay safe when managing your cold storage samples

Linda's Lab: Getting Comfortable

Linda's Lab: Getting Comfortable

Linda's Lab: Getting Comfortable

Not knowing your way around ergonomics can be a real pain in the neck!

How it Works

How Affordable and Reliable Lab Automation Works

How Affordable and Reliable Lab Automation Works

How Affordable and Reliable Lab Automation Works

Problem: Many laboratories need to upscale their workflows but find that laboratory automation is a costly and difficult option.

How Western Blot Normalization Works

How Western Blot Normalization Works

How Western Blot Normalization Works

Problem: Reliably quantifying proteins in western blot analyses can be challenging even for
seasoned researchers.