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.

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
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A collaboration between numerous governments, philanthropies, pharmaceutical corporations and private companies aims to develop vaccines against infectious...
1.19.2017
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Larsen C, the fourth-largest ice shelf in Antarctica, is expected to lose nearly 2,000 square miles of ice caused by a giant rift that has grown significantly...
1.6.2017
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The Mexican government has teamed up with scientists, veterinary specialists—and now U.S. Navy-trained dolphins—in a last-ditch effort to save a critically...
1.6.2017
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The mesentery, which was thought to be a series of distinct membranes and fragmented structures in the digestive system, is actually one continuous organ,...
1.4.2017
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A “leap second” will be added to the last minute of the year, bumping the final countdown of 2016 to 61 seconds. Similar to leap days, leap seconds are...
12.29.2016
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That glass of champagne you’ll sip as a toast to the New Year will have about 1 million bubbles in it – but how do all those bubbles affect the way it tastes?
12.27.2016
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How do Inuit populations in Greenland cope with below-freezing temperatures for the majority of the year? They may have inherited a genetic advantage from...
12.23.2016
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Limusaurus inextricabilis, a small bipedal dinosaur that roamed the Earth 160 million years ago underwent an unusual evolution as it aged – instead of growing...
12.22.2016
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Don’t stress over those gray hairs growing in – your dog may be getting them, too. A recent study offers evidence that stress and anxiety can cause premature...
12.21.2016
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A recent study is challenging the traditional view of “pregnancy brain.” The popular theory among new moms is typically blamed for bouts of forgetfulness, but...
12.20.2016
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An international research team comprised of six evolutionary biologists sequenced the full genome of a tiger tail seahorse, or Hippocampus comes, for the first...
12.15.2016
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Moaza Al Matrooshi, of Dubai, is believed to be the first woman to freeze an ovary before puberty and go on to deliver a healthy baby years later using the...
12.15.2016
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Reports of babies born with opioid-use related conditions have increased nearly five-fold in the U.S. in the last decade, and a new study shows babies born in...
12.14.2016
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Atlantic killifish living in urban estuaries in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey and Virginia are defying odds by surviving in waters heavily polluted...
12.12.2016
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Internet giant Google is already the biggest corporate buyer of renewable energy. Now the company has announced an even bigger ambition – to run all of its...
12.7.2016
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This year, the editors of Laboratory Equipment have done all the holiday shopping for you! Check out these 10 entertaining science and technology-themed gifts...
12.6.2016
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The Food and Drug Administration granted approval Tuesday for large-scale, Phase 3 clinical trials of MDMA, a potent ingredient in street drugs like ecstasy or...
11.30.2016
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High tuna consumption has been the source of about 40 percent of mercury contamination in the U.S. diet, but a new study shows levels of the toxin are rapidly...
11.29.2016
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Even with modern transportation, daily commutes to work can be a stressful struggle. A new Stanford University shows that the same was true for ancient...
11.23.2016
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The Marrakech Climate Conference concluded on Friday with an “inspirational” proclamation from 47 of the world’s poorest nations vowing to convert to 100...
11.21.2016
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Do you typically view the glass as half full, or half empty? If you’re the latter, your heart may be suffering. An 11-year study found that those who were most...
11.18.2016
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Renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has been outspoken about his concerns with the future of humanity on Earth – including the rising threats of...
11.17.2016
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Individuals who appear to recover from West Nile virus are at an increased risk of premature mortality, even years after initial infection, according to a...
11.16.2016
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A controversial, Frankenstein-esque experiment that would attempt to revive brain-dead accident victims has been deregistered from India’s clinical trial...
11.15.2016
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Yeast microbes isolated from the world’s oldest known bottle of beer were used to successfully create a new batch of brew and a few loaves of bread. The 220-...
11.14.2016
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The final few months of 2016 offer a unique opportunity to view three supermoons, but Monday’s event will prove to be the best of all three as it will be the...
11.11.2016
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A new study reports that thousands of years ago, when hunter-gatherer groups started to adopt agriculture, canines evolved to digest a wider variety of foods,...
11.10.2016
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Ralph J. Cicerone, internationally renowned researcher and 21st president of the National Academy of Sciences died unexpectedly Saturday in his New Jersey home...
11.8.2016
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A recent study reports that bonobos, one of our closest primate relatives, begin to show symptoms of deteriorating eyesight at the same stage of their lives as...
11.8.2016
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