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Cover Story |  Volume 19 - Issue 1  |  January/February 2024

Setting Your Lab Up for Success

A three-step strategy to boost your lab's performance and exceed goals


Asset Management

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Defining 'Performance' in Asset Performance Management

An APM strategy can offer a more advanced, holistic approach to efficient asset usage

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What Lab Managers Should Know about Data Backups

A hybrid backup solution could be one of the best investments for a lab

Business Management

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Setting Your Lab Up for Success

A three-step strategy to boost your lab’s performance and reach goals

Man pushing gears representing business concepts

Improving Processes and Inefficiencies in R&D Labs

How to identify and eliminate bottlenecks in the lab

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How to Choose the Right Contract Labs for Cell Manufacturing

An experienced contract partner is key for timely product delivery

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The Relationship between Data Integrity and Security

Data integrity and security have a dynamic that can uphold product quality and protect privacy

Leadership and Staffing

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Embracing the New Era of Leadership

To thrive in today's workplace, laboratory leaders must cultivate a growth mindset and subscribe to continuous learning

Lab Design and Furnishings

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The Role of Architects in Modern Research Spaces

As research advances, lab design teams need to adapt to the evolving needs of scientific organizations

Lab Health and Safety

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What Can We Learn from Near Misses?

Close calls can provide excellent learning opportunities for individuals and organizations

Ask the Expert

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Modern-Day Challenges for Environmental Toxicology Labs

How environmental toxicologists navigate emerging toxicology issues

Product Focus

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Ensuring Food Quality with FTIR

This form of spectroscopy reveals the components in food and their sources

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High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry: Instruments and Technology

The upper range of MS resolving power comes ever closer to real-world laboratory budgets