Lauren Scrudato
Managing Editor

Lauren Scrudato is the Managing Editor for Laboratory Equipment Magazine and has been with the team since Sept. 2015. She works with Editor-in-Chief Michelle Taylor to produce two daily e-newsletters and contributes original content to both the online site and print publication. Some of the topic areas she enjoys covering the most include Earth & environmental science, sustainability and food/bev.

She holds a B.A. in Journalism from SUNY New Paltz and has previous experience as a reporter/photographer for multiple newspapers and lifestyle magazines.

A global partnership known as Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator (CARB-X) announced Thursday it will immediately invest $24...
3.30.2017
3:46pm
A 142-page report from the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine concluded in favor of the Environmental Protection Agency continuing...
3.30.2017
9:30am
A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey warns that with limited human intervention, 31 to 67 percent of Southern California’s beaches could fully erode by...
3.29.2017
1:14pm
Researchers have discovered a way to mass-produce red blood cells in the lab, which could potentially allow hospitals and clinics to have an unlimited supply...
3.28.2017
2:28pm
San Francisco-based startup company Memphis Meats announced that it has successfully produced chicken strips made from cultured animal cells, marking another...
3.20.2017
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Anheuser-Busch announced its "Bud on Mars' initiative at the South by Southwest Interactive in Austin, Texas this past weekend. The goal: Make...
3.14.2017
11:54am
The South American polka-dot tree frog (Hypsiboas punctatus) exhibits shades of pale green, yellow and red under normal light. But under ultraviolet...
3.14.2017
11:10am
Boaty McBoatface, the latest type of autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) developed by the National Oceanography Centre, is preparing for its inaugural research...
3.13.2017
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Researchers reported the first birth of a clouded leopard cub from artificial insemination using a frozen semen sample last week. The male cub, who has yet to...
3.6.2017
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Researchers tracked two matriarch elephants in Chobe National Park in Botswana for 35 days, and found that the pair survives moreso on “power naps” than longer...
3.3.2017
11:47am
A technique known as laser-stimulated fluorescence imaging has allowed researchers to reconstruct a Jurassic-era dinosaur with unprecedented accuracy. The...
3.1.2017
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U.S. adults born in 1990 have double the risk of colon cancer and quadruple the risk of rectal cancer compared to those born in 1950—when incidence rates were...
2.28.2017
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The stomach-dwelling bacteria Helicobacter pylori is known to cause ulcers and cancer, particularly in Latin America. To understand why this group of countries...
2.27.2017
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Chile’s Atacama Desert in the northern Quebrada Camarones region is notorious for having the highest levels of arsenic in the Americas. Exceeding 1 microgram...
2.24.2017
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A team of Arizona State University researchers has developed a plan to build millions of wind-powered pumps in a desperate attempt to create more ice in the...
2.24.2017
9:42am
Nonprofit Nexleaf Analytics has partnered with Google.org and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance to develop innovative products that safeguard vaccines and other...
2.21.2017
4:21pm
The cockeyed squid (Histioteuthis heteropsis) was first discovered more than a century ago, and its intriguing eye anatomy has been puzzling researchers and...
2.14.2017
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Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook, and his wife Priscilla Chan, a pediatrician, announced a list of 47 researchers who have been awarded grants totaling...
2.8.2017
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Forty million U.S. adults show signs of hearing loss, and many do not even know they have damage, according to a CDC report. Exposure to sounds often heard...
2.8.2017
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Mark Moore has worked at NASA leading conceptual design studies of advanced aircrafts for the last 30 years. Now, he’s leaving to team up with transportation...
2.7.2017
11:37am
The company Kaléo joins Mylan, the maker of EpiPen, and Martin Shkreli, the former chief executive of Turing Pharmaceuticals—who have all been ridiculed in...
2.6.2017
4:52pm
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Three types of distantly related plants evolved to become carnivorous, but they each took their own independent route to develop these similar traits, a new...
2.6.2017
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Modern electrical lighting and the use of handheld devices, combined with limited exposure to natural daylight, is delaying humans’ circadian clocks. But a...
2.2.2017
4:29pm
It’s not just what you eat, but when and how often you eat that can influence your overall health. Missing breakfast, and indulging in “emotional” eating...
2.1.2017
11:57am
Depression and exhaustion pose similar levels of risk to heart health as other top factors like high cholesterol, obesity and smoking, according to a long-term...
1.30.2017
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Astronaut Scott Kelly has been back on Earth for nearly 11 months now after spending 340 consecutive days in space from 2015 to 2016, and researchers have just...
1.27.2017
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A 1,700-year-old skeleton buried in Northamptonshire, UK has proven to be a unique discovery for a team of archaeologists. The remains, believed to belong to a...
1.25.2017
12:04pm
An expedition team from India is being sent to re-measure the height of Mount Everest to determine if an earthquake in 2015 caused the giant peak to shrink.
1.25.2017
9:49am
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released the first images from its GOES-16 weather satellite since it launched from Cape Canaveral on...
1.24.2017
12:10pm
A collaboration between numerous governments, philanthropies, pharmaceutical corporations and private companies aims to develop vaccines against infectious...
1.19.2017
12:40pm
A pendant found buried at a former Nazi extermination camp is said to be linked to a possible family member of Anne Frank. The pendant was discovered...
1.19.2017
9:03am
Moon Express, Inc., a private enterprise co-founded by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, announced that it has secured enough funding to launch a spacecraft to the...
1.18.2017
11:37am
A female zebra shark living in an Australian aquarium switched from sexual to asexual reproduction after being separated from her mate. This surprising event...
1.17.2017
3:08pm
Hundreds of thousands of ammunition rounds are fired and abandoned at U.S. Army training facilities throughout the country and abroad, causing small amounts of...
1.13.2017
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A study from Michigan State University states that the number of U.S. households unable to afford water could triple in five years, if water rates continue to...
1.13.2017
9:51am
CVS, one of the nation’s largest drug store chains, has teamed up with Impax Laboratories to offer a generic epinephrine auto-injector that rivals Mylan’s...
1.12.2017
12:57pm
Alcohol is the second most calorie-dense nutrient after fat, so why do we tend to reach for munchies while drinking? A team of scientists set out to answer...
1.11.2017
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Researchers developing “mini-brains” in the lab hope to streamline the drug discovery process, reduce animal testing and unlock clues of complex neurological...
1.10.2017
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Chimpanzees living in Comoé National Park of the Ivory Coast showcase unique tool-use behavior not observed anywhere else, according to a recently published...
1.10.2017
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