Scientific communication researchers see a change in the prevailing mode of scientific communicationthe top-down deficit model to one in which being engaged with the public at some level is just part of what it means to be a scientist.
Is there a large laboratory in your area that might close? Or is there one that has closed and reopened and is renting laboratory space? If so, this might represent a valuable opportunity for your firm.
The best single way for lab managers to promote outstanding effective technical service is to take care of the lab people who take care of customers. When the people who work for you feel valued, they will make your firms customers feel valued.
The mantra in your organization should be how each department can help every other department. Managers need to focus on how they can make it easy for customers to do business with their lab, and others need to focus on what they can do to make it easy for your lab to do business with them.
Tips to help maximize your time while under pressure.
Staffing companies are able to recruit scientists with detailed skill sets and established career goals within the scientific community for a specific position.
Simulation tools have been available for 40 years, but advances in computer technology have now made them truly practical for use in managing operations in laboratories, which by their nature are complex due to the mix of tests conducted, the variety of equipment involved and the scientist skill set needed.
If you have electronic records and you print them out for signature approval, the implementation of the electronic signature will completely replace the need to print. Every approver will instead provide his or her signature electronically.
Features MicroSentry™ Scientific control for temperature accuracy and monitoring.
Automatically recognizes the size of encoded proprietary syringe tips.
Delivers a resolving power of greater than 60,000 (FWHM) over a wide mass range of m/z 10-30,000.
The latest equipment, instrument and system introductions to the laboratory market.
Designed specifically for solvent removal.
Designed for grinding, lysing, and homogenization of biological samples prior to molecular extraction.
A successful water system design begins with a clear and precise definition of user needs throughout the facility. The purity level and volume of water required at each point of use can vary considerably and therefore must be fully assessed in order to properly inform the designer of the water purification system.
With the issue of sustainability fast becoming ubiquitous in our culture, the benefits of green design and building are prized highly by architecture, engineering and construction professionals as well as by many in the scientific community at large.
Dr. Peter Hodder, senior scientific director and head of Lead Identification Division at The Scripps Research Institute in Florida, talks about his experiences moving from big pharma to academia to set up a high-throughput screening laboratory from the ground up.
If one studies the evolution of the laboratory pump over the past 25 years, it becomes apparent that this is an area of significant innovation, with important developments in high vacuum technology, corrosion resistance, vacuum control, and improvements in the efficiency and ecological impact of vacuum pumps.
There are two main groups of centrifuge purchasers: those who perform routine work and those who value flexibility
Chillers are refrigerators that cool down samples or processes to preset temperatures by removing heat from one element and transferring it to another, typically air or water.
Anyone who works in a lab quickly learns the value of labware washers. Today washers are almost as common in laboratories as they are in kitchens.
Water is the lifeblood of all laboratories. Purified water, in particular, serves a variety of operations and applications, from wet chemistry to instrumental analysis.
On top of financial cutbacks from the state and federal agencies, many universities face growing public skepticism about the value of funding universities.
Based on responses to our Lab Safety Survey, our readers are doing a pretty good job of providing safe workplaces and watching out for their employees when it comes to safety.
As part of our online Lab Products Survey series, we present the results from our recent survey on purchasing a lab glassware washer.
As part of our online Lab Products Survey series, we present the results from our recent survey on purchasing a water purification system.
As part of our online Lab Products Survey series, we present the results from our recent survey on purchasing a centrifuge.
As with many laboratory applications, RNA QC procedures can be streamlined through automation.
Advances in the material technology of centrifuge rotors have led to the introduction of carbon fiber composite materials.