The cover story of the April Academic Sourceguide details Penn State's new Pell Lab, and the extremes taken to turn a BSL lab into a pleasant place to work. Other articles include: federal funding for universities, academic rankings, the top biotech leaders, sustainable lab programs and more. New products specifically designed for academic labs can also be found inside.
Penn State’s advanced bio lab provides natural light to a normally windowless bunker-like...
Extensive lab facilities and a real-world learning approach at a Texas community college...
What are the qualities that go into a top life science research university?
A plethora of academic ranking systems reveal “old school” traditions and new school limitations.
Slowing federal investments in academia first surfaced in 2012, and likely will remain as federal spending cuts continue.
State-of-the-art visualization systems are opening up a whole new world—and dimension—to researchers everywhere.
Laboratory Equipment's Pittcon Digest issue features the annual Purchasing Intent Study, a look into the minds of users and manufacturers as portrayed through reader surveys from January 2013 to January 2014.
The November 2013 issue of Academic Sourceguide features a cover story on building technologically advanced laboratories to support the technologically advanced research performed inside. Other article topics include: handling safety from academia to industry; HPC capabilities in academia; and industry-academia collaborations on wireless communications, battery development and RNA technologies.
As technology has grown, so too has the need for collaborative, flexible laboratories that integrate a full range of technological, business and cultural components.
The mission of one research and teaching laboratory is simple: build the next generation of engineers, while also building next-gen wireless communication solutions.
Teraflop supercomputers, terabyte storage systems and gibabit networks all support academic research.
Good leadership and safety programs can help post-academics adjust to the rigorous standards of an industrial lab.
A new industry-academia collaborative, open innovation lab in the nation's automotive capital is hoping to give a boost to the green car industry.
A formally small RNA facility in Albany has expanded into a collaborative laboratory with almost 400 researchers nationwide.
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.
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