The April 2013 issue of Academic Sourceguide focuses on collaboration, be it between universities, non-profit, commercial, etc. Collaborations, especially in the pharmaceutical industry, seem to be defining future research.
It’s not just about open labs anymore; new labs are creating spaces where scientists and engineers can openly communicate.
Russia plans to close some struggling institutions while China looks to continue expanding the excellence of their academic programs.
A global alliance of the world’s top translational health centers have teamed up to improve the rate at which academic research translates into new medicines.
Researchers are hoping data-driven exploration can provide insight and best practices to bring about a change in lab safety culture.
A multidisciplinary approach to drug discovery and development speeds the overall drug process and fuels the treatments of the future.
Cuts in academic research funded by the federal government are now assured and universities will have to make the best of it.
The biological and biomedical fields have done their part to accelerate the growth of research space in universities, but the overall increase is still less than the median growth.
The November 2012 issue of the bi-annual Academic Sourceguide discusses the steps that need to be taken to ensure future U.S. dominance in academics. Other article topics include pure lab water, fume hood safety, disease research and intervention, modern lab instrumentation and more.
The importance of chemical fume hoods cannot be understated, nor can the importance of safety protocols when dealing with these devices.
Today’s state-of-the-art laboratory instrumentation is making it easier for young scientists to be successful.
Psychosocial issues surrounding HIV/AIDS has forced some to fall out of treatment, turning back the clock on all the progress made in the last two decades.
The national Undergraduate Research Initiative seeks to provide students with hands-on experience and better career options.
The organic teaching lab at the Univ. of Rhode Island (URI), whose facility is directly under the windows of a much larger four-story building only 25 ft away, required new fume hoods. Installation was to be a challenge because each hood was heavily used by students several hours per day each semester.
An UC Irvine professor has developed a novel biomedical sensor that will allow researchers to observe cells in their natural habitat.
The U.S. has and still dominates in the number of world-class universities, but changes are needed to maintain that status quo.
This annual May supplement from the editors of Laboratory Equipment magazine goes beyond new products and technologies to bring readers even more important information on the state of laboratories in the United States, and beyond.
Read the April 2012 issue of Academic Sourceguide, from the editors of Laboratory Equipment magazine. Inside you will find articles on the state of research, development and laboratories in universities all across the United States.
NC State Univ.’s BTEC is transforming North Carolina from an agricultural state to one of the top biomanufacturing regions in the country.
Designs for academic research laboratory facilities are utilizing new concepts to enhance and advance specific scientific applications.
With the ever-increasing need to build green, a Portland State Univ. lab collaboration is supporting the research needs of the green building industry in more than one way.
SciPark, a massive 32.3 acre R&D campus designed for high tech, biomedical and pharmaceutical companies, is offering New Jersey a chance to capitalize on its storied scientific history.
RecycleMania aims to be a fun, friendly competition that brings about real-world impacts and instills best practices on university campuses nationwide.
A recent NRC report recommended 15 improvements to current IP ownership rules.
When Michael Crow took office as President of Arizona State University, Tempe, in 2002 he established a set of 10-year goals for ASU to become a “New American University” as a way to transform higher education. Coming up on the end of that 10-year term, the editors of Academic Sourceguide (AS) recently had the opportunity to pose some questions to President Crow as to how he feels he and ASU have performed during the past 10 years and what’s on the horizon.