Michelle Taylor
Editor-in-Chief

Michelle Taylor is the Editor-in-Chief of Laboratory Equipment.

She is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the brand. Michelle oversees the content and production of all print issues. In addition, she assists AssociateEditor Lauren Scrudato with Laboratory Equipment’s twice-daily e-newsletters, as well as the website, which both provide timely science news, trends, analysis and products for busy lab professionals.

Michelle has been with the brand for six years, holding a multitude of roles before she was named Editor-in-Chief in 2014. She writes in-depth feature articles, industry news, blogs and reports. Some of her favorite topics include lab safety, advanced imaging and food and bev. Michelle earned her B.A. in Journalism from Elon University in Elon, N.C.

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...
Editor-in-Chief
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...
Editor-in-Chief
2.15.2017
1:47pm
‘Breathomics’ is coming of age, showing great potential in the identification of multiple diseases, as well as the detection of marijuana intoxication.
Editor-in-Chief
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...
Editor-in-Chief
2.15.2017
8:00am
Contrary to the age-old saying, three is actually not a crowd, according to a team of UCLA researchers working to combat antibiotic resistance.
Editor-in-Chief
2.8.2017
4:17pm
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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...
Editor-in-Chief
2.8.2017
8:00am
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...
Editor-in-Chief
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...
Editor-in-Chief
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,...
Editor-in-Chief
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-...
Editor-in-Chief
1.31.2017
12:17pm
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...
Editor-in-Chief
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...
Editor-in-Chief
1.26.2017
11:10am
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...
Editor-in-Chief
1.23.2017
8:29am
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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...
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1.16.2017
9:48am
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).
Editor-in-Chief
1.16.2017
9:43am
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...
Editor-in-Chief
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...
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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...
Editor-in-Chief
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.
Editor-in-Chief
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?
Editor-in-Chief
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...
Editor-in-Chief
1.5.2017
9:28am
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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...
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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...
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12.28.2016
4:01pm
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....
Editor-in-Chief
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
Editor-in-Chief
12.19.2016
9:24am
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Q: Anyone know any jokes about...
Editor-in-Chief
12.12.2016
2:48pm
President-elect Donald Trump has sent major waves through the Department of Energy with a list of 74 questions for the agency. While most of the questions hint...
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12.12.2016
10:44am
Researchers have found a rare superbug gene on a U.S. pig farm, opening up the frightening possibility that this gene could make its way into our food supply...
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12.6.2016
2:39pm
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 chemical formula...
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12.5.2016
9:06am
More than 2,300 scientists from all 50 states have signed and released an open letter to Congress and President-elect Trump urging integrity, transparency and...
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12.1.2016
2:22pm
What do you get when you cross technology, data architecture, machine learning, automation and biology? The next industrial revolution, at least according to...
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11.30.2016
8:22am
Food is one of the many, many, aspects of deep space travel that is different than sending astronauts to live on the International Space Station (ISS), a mere...
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11.29.2016
9:35am
The first HIV vaccine trial in almost a decade is launching Wednesday in South Africa to experimentally test the efficacy of a new vaccine regimen in...
Editor-in-Chief
11.28.2016
2:39pm
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 did oxygen and potassium...
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11.28.2016
2:35pm
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 TV show do cesium and...
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11.21.2016
10:07am
Chinese researchers are now the first to inject a human with cells that have been edited using the now-famous CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technique.
Editor-in-Chief
11.17.2016
10:10am