Michelle Taylor
Editor-in-Chief

Michelle Taylor is the Editor-in-Chief of Laboratory Equipment and Forensic Magazinewith both brands a part of Advantage Business Media's (ABM) Science Group. 

Michelle has held a variety of roles within Laboratory Equipment in her seven years with ABM, most recently being promoted to Editor-in-Chief in 2014. 

She is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the brand, as well as overseeing the content and production of all print issues. She writes in-depth feature articles, industry news, blogs and reports. Some of her most-written about topics include lab safety, advanced imaging and food and bev. 

Michelle earned her B.A. in Journalism from Elon University in Elon, N.C.

A drug developed during WWII as an antidote for a now obsolete chemical warfare agent has been found to be effective at suppressing a neurotoxin that worsens...
3.29.2017
8:27am
Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla, has just launched a new company dedicated to linking human brains with computers.
3.28.2017
10:19am
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: How often do chemists enjoy...
3.27.2017
9:50am
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: What kind of fish is made from...
3.20.2017
10:10am
In a proposal titled, “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again,” the White House released President Trump’s proposed budget for 2018. The...
3.16.2017
11:00am
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The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. Q: Why do chemists enjoy working with ammonia?
3.13.2017
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Nearly 13,000 people have now returned home and settled in after a riveting week of the latest in laboratory technologies and innovations. Held in Chicago this...
3.13.2017
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Despite what his name implies, lithium-ion battery pioneer John Goodenough has never been able to say that’s “good enough” and walk away from his research. At...
3.2.2017
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Sometimes it seems nature has a “one-up” on humans. That’s certainly the case with plant extracts that have prolonged life in animal models, and others that...
2.28.2017
12:44pm
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: What did the police do when...
2.27.2017
10:06am
If a new, personalized medical treatment saves you from a stroke or kidney failure in the future, you may have to thank Flipper and his friends.
2.23.2017
12:19pm
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: What do you call the operation...
2.21.2017
9:55am
Held annually in the first or second week of March, Pittcon sets the tone for the lab industry for the next 365 days. Whatever trends I see and report on in...
2.15.2017
1:47pm
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‘Breathomics’ is coming of age, showing great potential in the identification of multiple diseases, as well as the detection of marijuana intoxication.
2.15.2017
1:41pm
Measuring THC in breath requires a scientific method more than a million times more sensitive than those used to measure alcohol. And since a lab’s LCMS can’t...
2.15.2017
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Contrary to the age-old saying, three is actually not a crowd, according to a team of UCLA researchers working to combat antibiotic resistance.
2.8.2017
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Researchers and doctors have long investigated the connection between a person’s health and their exhaled breath. Now, researchers are developing portable...
2.8.2017
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Researchers have found yet another use for the tau protein in concussion research—it could be the basis of a quick, reliable clinical lab test to identify...
2.7.2017
10:44am
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: What emotional disorder does a...
2.6.2017
9:55am
For the last 22 years, an unexplained neurological illness with high mortality rates has ravaged a small Indian region between the months of May and June,...
2.3.2017
10:16am
Politics aside, speaking solely in the context of scientific research and innovation, President Trump’s recent Executive Order to ban citizens of seven Muslim-...
1.31.2017
12:17pm
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The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: When one physicist asks another...
1.30.2017
9:21am
To coincide with his first week in office, Research Amer!ca has published the results of a survey examining Americans’ opinions about science, health and...
1.26.2017
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The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: A chemist was walking down the...
1.23.2017
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The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: What happened to the man who...
1.16.2017
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A Nevada woman has died from an infection resistant to all available antibiotics in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
1.16.2017
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Researchers have created the first model of genetically induced obesity in fruit flies. The apt model can be used to study ways to avoid the adverse health...
1.11.2017
1:43pm
Robert Kennedy Jr. has confirmed to multiple media outlets that President-elect Donald Trump has tasked him with chairing a commission on vaccine safety, after...
1.10.2017
4:43pm
Although it may not feel like it right now, there was more on your November 2016 election ballot than just the names Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. In nine...
1.10.2017
10:46am
From ants that grow fungus to marine sponges, scientists are digging deep into nature in the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
1.9.2017
4:25pm
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: Why can't lawyers do NMR?
1.9.2017
9:59am
Here’s an interesting science riddle: what develops slower than CO2 emissions, is prone to severe technical, political and economic lags, and is compounded by...
1.5.2017
9:28am
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your 2017 off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: What element is a girl's...
1.3.2017
9:46am
As 2016 winds down, the editors of Laboratory Equipment thought you might enjoy a quick look back at some of the biggest news stories of the year. What...
12.28.2016
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Just 20 conditions make up more than half of all spending on health care in the United States, according to a new comprehensive financial analysis....
12.28.2016
8:45am
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: What is the name of 007's...
12.27.2016
9:31am
France has just opened the world’s first public solar panel road as part of an ongoing 5-year project that will ultimately see 621 miles of road paved with...
12.23.2016
11:29am
An in-depth Reuters investigation has found almost 3,000 areas across the United States with recently recorded lead poisoning rates at least double those in...
12.22.2016
10:23am
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: What do you call a clown who...
12.19.2016
9:24am