A Lab Manager's Guide to Sustainable Lab Practices
Scientists often overlook some of the intuitive but less-obvious ways to reduce energy use in the lab
How a Laboratory Energy Retrofit Can Improve Sustainability and Reduce Utility Consumption
Existing laboratories provide significant opportunities to reduce utility consumption, improve sustainability, and manage costs.
The Scientist's Role in Laboratory Sustainability Efforts
Environmental stewardship in the lab
Options for Sourcing Used Lab Equipment
Finding the right procurement channel for your needs
Leadership and Staffing
Cleaning, Tagging, and Structuring Life Science Data
Traditional life science search tools don’t perform the difficult but necessary intelligence work of analyzing, aggregating, and structuring data in research papers
Gaining a Deeper Understanding of Materials with the iXR
New compact Raman spectrometer allows for simultaneous analysis of a single measurement point using multiple analytical techniques
Technology News | April 2017
The latest equipment, instruments, and system introductions to the laboratory market.
Lab Health and Safety
Ask the Expert
David Hage, PhD, Discusses Trends in HPLC Columns
David S. Hage, PhD, is the James Hewett University Professor of Chemistry at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Innovations Driving Next-Generation Sequencing and PCR
J. Christopher Love, PhD, associate professor in chemical engineering at MIT, and Maroof Adil, PhD, postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, talk to contributing editor Tanuja Koppal, PhD, about advances in single-cell sequencing.
Beyond Karl Fischer: Titration Methods
Analysts are always looking for a handheld, push-button replacement for complicated laboratory processes
The Right Biological Safety Cabinet for Your Job
When selecting a new biological safety cabinet (BSC), many factors should be considered.
Keeping Your Laboratory Water Bath Contaminant Free
Anything in a bath or that was in a bath can cause contamination if a scientist sidesteps ways to avoid the problem.
How to Deal with Solvent Bumping and Foaming During Lab Evaporation
Both products and techniques can help reduce these issues
2017 TOC Analyzers Survey Results
Accuracy and performance of results are the top most sought-after features in a TOC analyzer, according to our most recent survey results.
2017 CO2 Incubator Survey Results
Learn what our readers are using CO2 incubators for in their labs, and much more in our 2017 survey results
2017 Shakers Survey Results
Learn how often our readers use their lab shakers and much more in our 2017 survey results.
2017 Water Purification Survey Results
Get questions to ask when purchasing, plus the results of our 2017 survey.
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An Alternative Method for PCB Extraction
Absolute Resource Associates (ARA), an environmental firm in Portsmouth, NH, has found that performing Subpart Q studies for clients has been well worth the time and effort
How Solid State Induction Heaters Provide Targeted, Rapid Heating and Melting
Generating, directing, and controlling heat to accomplish goals in localized areas can be challenging in a lab or production environment for numerous reasons.