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 UK’s Cancer Drugs Fund, established by the government in 2010 to cover the costs of expensive medicines not available by the National Institute for Health...
4.28.2017
2:38pm
NIH Researchers have created the largest and most comprehensive evolutionary tree of dogs by sampling the genes of 1,346 dogs representing 161 breeds—a project...
4.26.2017
1:55pm
An innovative “bio-bag” system developed by a team of doctors mimics the environment of a mother’s womb and could provide the physiologic support premature...
4.26.2017
9:54am
Known as one of the worst disasters to hit Britain’s Royal Navy, the Franklin Expedition involved two ships—the EMS Erebus and HMS Terror—both of which set...
4.25.2017
12:03pm
A first-of-its-kind study involving 18 individuals with severe brain injuries demonstrated a potential link between circadian body temperature variations and a...
4.21.2017
9:21am
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The average age of scientists and engineers has increased rapidly, and will continue to do so in the coming decades, according to a recent study. The findings...
4.19.2017
11:16am
The largest 100 metropolitan areas of the U.S. were ranked from 1 to 100 to determine the most appealing markets for STEM professionals, and those with room to...
4.19.2017
9:40am
A new discovery by researchers from the University of Edinburgh could lead to the development of treatments such as eye drops that counter the effects of jet...
4.18.2017
3:20pm
Advances in Raman spectroscopy are enabling researchers to develop better solutions for trace detection of substances such as chemical explosives and toxins.
4.18.2017
8:41am
An unusual spike in elephantiasis cases throughout western Uganda in 2014 and 2015 was caused by prolonged exposure to tiny mineral crystals from people...
4.12.2017
2:41pm
Astronomers announced the discovery of a second “Great Spot” located in Jupiter’s upper atmosphere. The “Great Cold Spot” is almost as large as its long-known...
4.11.2017
2:29pm
A pair of teeth found near the village of Lucca in northern Italy show evidence of the oldest known dental fillings. The cavities were filled with bitumen, a...
4.11.2017
8:44am
Researchers say they can use the “powers of attraction” to combat one of the Great Barrier Reef's worst enemies. The team decoded the genome of the crown-...
4.10.2017
12:57pm
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April 7 marks the anniversary of the WHO’s initiation, which was founded in 1948. The organization highlights the date each year by celebrating “World Health...
4.7.2017
11:58am
Historically bacterium like Propionibacterium acnes have been associated with acne problems. But a new study showed that an unbalanced population of bacteria...
4.7.2017
9:38am
Modern studies published in prominent journals are much more difficult to read and comprehend compared to papers published a century ago, according to an...
4.5.2017
2:44pm
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Why can you never trust atoms?
4.3.2017
9:47am
Thylacinus cynocephalus, commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger, used to be native to Australia, Tasmania and New Guinea, and was even considered Australia’s...
3.31.2017
2:15pm
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
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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
12:17pm
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
1:37pm
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
3:03pm
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
2:37pm
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
4:10pm
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
2:45pm
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
2:46pm
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
12:40pm
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
4:55pm
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
4:52pm