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Laboratory Equipment: July 2014

July 7, 2014 12:18 pm | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The July issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on the new technologies that are giving researchers access to detailed environmental data previously unattainable. A biopharmaceutical article details the benefits of single-use systems in microbiological control to reduce/eliminate contamination. Special product sections/applications include: environmental and field testing, OEM and biopharma. 

Malaria—The Forever War

July 7, 2014 11:30 am | by Tim Studt, Editorial Director | Blogs | Comments

While researchers continue to make gains against malaria and its effects with new approaches,...

The Revival of Environmental Instrumentation

July 7, 2014 11:24 am | by Tim Studt, Editorial Director | Articles | Comments

Advances in the design of ICP-MS, triple quad LCMS and handheld instruments give researchers the...

Prevention Instead of Decontamination

July 7, 2014 11:11 am | by Jasmin Grigat, Product Manager, Microbiology, Sartorius Stedim Biotech GmbH, Germany | Articles | Comments

Single-use systems help reduce and even eliminate contamination from filtration to incubation in...

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Laboratory Equipment: June 2014

June 10, 2014 4:50 pm | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The June issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on sample prep, and the multitude of systems and consumables researchers use to perform the most utilized process in the lab. Other articles detail the technological expansion of NMR, and the benefits of using evidence drying cabinets in forensic applications. Products include: mixers, incubators, gas generators, pumps, valves, fittings and more, with special sections on food & bev, lab design & furnishings and forensics. 

Innovative, Automated and Simpler Sample Prep

June 10, 2014 4:29 pm | by Tim Studt, Editorial Director | Hamilton Company, Eppendorf , Thermo Fisher Scientific, Agilent Technologies, Inc. | Articles | Comments

Researchers want more of everything in the multitude of lab systems they employ for sample prep—throughput, ease-of-use, accuracy and speed are just a few.                                                   

A Plastic World

June 10, 2014 4:14 pm | by Tim Studt, Editorial Director | Blogs | Comments

Researchers recently announced they had developed a new polymer class by using a computational chemistry hybrid approach to accelerate the discovery process.It is very encouraging to see researchers from the U.S., Europe and the Middle East work together on a global research project, using state-of-the-art processes and systems, along with traditional bench chemistry to develop something really different.

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Benchtop Solutions Broaden NMR Use

June 10, 2014 4:06 pm | by Andrew Coy and Bertram Manz, Magritek, New Zealand | Articles | Comments

Smaller, more technologically advanced NMR systems have helped broaden the use of the measurement solution.                                                                     

Fume Hood vs. Evidence Drying Cabinet

June 10, 2014 4:00 pm | by Kelly Williams, Product Manager, Labconco, Kansas City, Mo. | Labconco Corporation | Articles | Comments

To ensure the safety and accuracy of work and personnel, it is always best to use an evidence drying cabinet, not fume hood, when drying evidence.                                                  

Laboratory Equipment: May 2014

May 5, 2014 4:20 pm | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The May issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on translational facilities being built to cater to the intersection of lab and clinical needs. This speeds the overall bench-to-bedside process. Special product sections include life science, biofuel technologies and lab design and furnishings. 

Translational Facilities Blend Research with Clinical Care

May 5, 2014 3:44 pm | by Tim Studt, Editorial Director | Articles | Comments

Basic research labs are being closely integrated with medical-based clinical facilities to accelerate the overall bench-to-bedside process.                                              

Beginnings

May 5, 2014 3:18 pm | by Tim Studt, Editorial Director | Blogs | Comments

Each successive S&T-centric era comes on the heels of previous S&T eras and builds upon those previous technologies. Each era also builds upon a specific human need of the time, and in the process ends up creating specific problems, including environmental pollution, neurobiological diseases and an expanding need for skilled scientists and engineers.

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Supply Makeover Affords Current, Future Success

May 5, 2014 3:12 pm | by Seth Flexo, STANLEY Storage & Workspace Systems | Lista International Corp. | Articles | Comments

New storage systems maximize space and pave the way for productivity improvements at a growing hospital.                                                       

Laboratory Equipment: April 2014

April 8, 2014 2:47 pm | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The April issue of Laboratory Equipment features a review of the new spectrometers that debuted at Pittcon 2014 in Chicago. Particular spectroscopy trends that became relevant at the show include food testing and environmental applications, hybrid systems and the reduced use of helium. Other articles discuss surplus lab equipment, the importance of data management, using the correct instrumention and more. Special application sections include Pittcon 2014 Review, Pharmaceutical Labs, Test & Measurement and Gas Supplies.

Laboratory Equipment: March 2014

March 11, 2014 3:37 pm | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The March issue of Laboratory Equipment details the extensive use of pure water in a laboratory environment. The cover story elaborates on the technologies and demand for higher performance, easier-to-use and more flexible lab water systems. The How To illustrates a method to avoid cross-contamination in milling applications, and the annual Purchasing Intent Study provides a finanical and scientific outlook on the future of lab equipment. Other articles detail mobile solutions in the healthcare industry and Raman excellence in geological applications. 

Laboratory Equipment: February 2014

February 10, 2014 11:00 am | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The February issue of Laboratory Equipment features the annual instrumentation outlook. The 2014 edition reveals that traditional technological evolution is continuing and economics is a key driver for laboratory research. Hundeds of Pittcon products fill the pages, as well as special sections on OEM and life science and biomedical.                                           

Laboratory Equipment: January 2014

January 6, 2014 12:26 pm | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The January issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on easy-to-use, next-generation automation systems. Other articles discuss multi-angle light scattering spectroscopy as a biomedical research tool, as well as different sample preparation techniques for seafood. Product updates include: glove boxes, fume hoods, IR/FTIR, power supplies, pipettes and syringes, and chemicals, gases and standards. Special application sections this month are: food and beverage, biofuel technologies and lab design and furnishings.

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Laboratory Equipment: December 2013

December 17, 2013 9:47 am | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The December issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on the lab of the future 2019. Using data collected from reader surveys, Laboratory Equipment presents the expected changes, technologies and overall feel of the laboratory in five years. Other articles discuss digital and real-time PCR in proteomics research, enabling mobile labs via mobile phones and temperature standardization for samples. Special application sections include proteomics, environmental and field testing and biofuel technologies. 

Laboratory Equipment: November 2013

November 5, 2013 3:24 pm | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The November issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on cleaning and waste management, as well as other articles on scales and balances and pipetting evolution and innovation. The last retrospective in Laboratory Equipment's 50th anniversary celebration discusses the first few years of the current decade, and the questions we're left with for the future. Special product sections include: sample prep systems, hazardous storage cabinets, pipettes and syringes, life science and biomedical, lab design and furnishings and weighing systems. 

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