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.

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
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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
8:54am
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
3:51pm
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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
9:35am
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
1:54pm
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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