The April issue of Laboratory Equipment features a review of the new spectrometers that debuted at Pittcon 2014 in Chicago. Particular spectroscopy trends that became relevant at the show include food testing and environmental applications, hybrid systems and the reduced use of helium. Other articles discuss surplus lab equipment, the importance of data management, using the correct instrumention and more. Special application sections include Pittcon 2014 Review, Pharmaceutical Labs, Test & Measurement and Gas Supplies.
The cover story of the April Academic Sourceguide details Penn State's new Pell Lab, and the extremes taken to turn a BSL lab into a pleasant place to work. Other articles include: federal funding for universities, academic rankings, the top biotech leaders, sustainable lab programs and more. New products specifically designed for academic labs can also be found inside.
The March issue of Laboratory Equipment details the extensive use of pure water in a laboratory environment. The cover story elaborates on the technologies and demand for higher performance, easier-to-use and more flexible lab water systems. The How To illustrates a method to avoid cross-contamination in milling applications, and the annual Purchasing Intent Study provides a finanical and scientific outlook on the future of lab equipment. Other articles detail mobile solutions in the healthcare industry and Raman excellence in geological applications.
Welcome to the latest edition of LabOutlook, an interactive digital supplement from the editors of LABORATORY EQUIPMENT highlighting the lab of the future. This fully digital magazine incorporates wide technological capabilities, including videos, podcasts and other rich media.
Laboratory Equipment's Pittcon Digest issue features the annual Purchasing Intent Study, a look into the minds of users and manufacturers as portrayed through reader surveys from January 2013 to January 2014.
The February issue of Laboratory Equipment features the annual instrumentation outlook. The 2014 edition reveals that traditional technological evolution is continuing and economics is a key driver for laboratory research. Hundeds of Pittcon products fill the pages, as well as special sections on OEM and life science and biomedical.
The January issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on easy-to-use, next-generation automation systems. Other articles discuss multi-angle light scattering spectroscopy as a biomedical research tool, as well as different sample preparation techniques for seafood. Product updates include: glove boxes, fume hoods, IR/FTIR, power supplies, pipettes and syringes, and chemicals, gases and standards. Special application sections this month are: food and beverage, biofuel technologies and lab design and furnishings.
The December issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on the lab of the future 2019. Using data collected from reader surveys, Laboratory Equipment presents the expected changes, technologies and overall feel of the laboratory in five years. Other articles discuss digital and real-time PCR in proteomics research, enabling mobile labs via mobile phones and temperature standardization for samples. Special application sections include proteomics, environmental and field testing and biofuel technologies.
The November 2013 issue of Academic Sourceguide features a cover story on building technologically advanced laboratories to support the technologically advanced research performed inside. Other article topics include: handling safety from academia to industry; HPC capabilities in academia; and industry-academia collaborations on wireless communications, battery development and RNA technologies.
The November issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on cleaning and waste management, as well as other articles on scales and balances and pipetting evolution and innovation. The last retrospective in Laboratory Equipment's 50th anniversary celebration discusses the first few years of the current decade, and the questions we're left with for the future. Special product sections include: sample prep systems, hazardous storage cabinets, pipettes and syringes, life science and biomedical, lab design and furnishings and weighing systems.
The October issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on environmental water analysis, including a case study on a small N.J.-based environmental laboratory. Other articles detail the sample preparation and analysis of arsenic in rice, and how manifold technology simplifies fluid handling.
The September 2013 issue of Laboratory Equipment discusses the modern analytical tools used to address pesticide contamination in our food products. Other articles deal with pure lab water and resins, designing labs for future use and a continuation of our 50th anniversary with a retrospective on the 1990s. Special product sections include lab safety, sample prep and lab water systems.
August's LabOutlook deals with a multitude of issues facing modern laboratories, such as: funding, increasing regulatory and environmental demands and safety guidelines. Read, watch and listen to all of the articles here.
The August 2013 issue of Laboratory Equipment has a focus on the growing field of biotechnology, both the instrumentation and funding side of the equation. Other articles include tips on optimal water purification, how ergonomics plays a role in lab renovations, and a continued 50th anniversary celebration with a retrospective on the 1980s.
The June issue of Laboratory Equipment continues to celebrate the magazine's 50th anniversary with a retrospective on the 1970s. Additionally, the cover story details efforts to create biofuels from algae. Special product sections include environmental and field testing, developments in OEM and microscopy.
Inside you will find articles about modern lab lighting, a new category of R&D informatics solutions and how to stay business transformation-ready. There is also a guide to safely evaporating samples and an article about how old problems inform new solutions. And don't forget about the departments like Spotlight on Science, World Web Watch, Top 10 and Product Corners.