Cover Story |  Volume 16 - Issue 3  |  April 2021

Tools to Boost Productivity

A guide to digital tools that enhance workflows and support remote work

Sections

How it Works

Stability Matters for Certified Reference Materials

Stability Matters for Certified Reference Materials

Alpha Resources uses a multi-citation method for expanded uncertainty

Management Tips

Three Keys to Advocate for Your Lab

Effectively advocating for the lab requires clear, crisp, and data-driven discussions that demonstrate the benefits of the investment

Laboratory Technology

Tools to Boost Productivity—In or Out of the Lab

A guide to digital tools that enhance workflows and support remote work

Labs Less Ordinary

Lab Uses Microgravity Environment to Develop Better Spacecraft

The Air Force Research Laboratory's new Deployable Structures Lab tests scientific equipment before it's launched into space

Business Management

How to Achieve Long-Term Business Success

Tips to ensure more “wins” for leaders and help teams consistently reach their goals

How to Choose the Best Lab Equipment Warranty for You

A few simple questions will help you understand equipment warranties and better protect your investments

Leadership and Staffing

Lessons Learned: Developing Leadership Skills

Important leadership principles that can only be taught from experience

Lab Design and Furnishings

Integrated Data Collection Helps Optimize Labs

Remote monitoring systems provide valuable information to keep labs running

The Second Annual Lab Design Excellence Awards

Lab Manager will honor top labs for Excellence in Innovation, Sustainability, and Safety

Lab Health and Safety

Lab Safety Lessons Learned from COVID-19: One-Year Update

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic will have a lasting impact on workplaces and daily habits

INSIGHTS

Spatial Transcriptomics Is Transforming Immuno-Oncology Research

Enhancing solid tumor treatment by learning the intra-tumoral address of individual cells

Ask the Expert

The Future of Lab Robotics

Matthew Gombolay, PhD, discusses the hopes and fears of a successful robotic implementation and advises readers on scenarios where such a change will most likely be successful

Product Focus

Using Elemental Analyzers for Gemstones and Precious Metals

Characterization of trace elements in gemstones and precious metals makes elemental analyzers indispensable tools in study and authentication

How Filtration Products Are Changing the Biopharma Industry

Flexibility and efficiency in various products in filtration will play a role in transitioning to Pharma 4.0

Comparing Cooling Technology in Refrigerated Incubators

Traditional compressors vs thermoelectric cooling in refrigerated incubators

Microfluidic Lab-on-a-Chip Technology for Chemical Synthesis

Adaptation of microfluidic lab-on-a-chip technology for chemical synthesis can unlock new potentials in efficiency