Lauren Scrudato
Managing Editor

Lauren Scrudato is the Managing Editor for Laboratory Equipment Magazine and has been with the team since Sept. 2015. She works with Editor-in-Chief Michelle Taylor to produce two daily e-newsletters and contributes original content to both the online site and print publication. Some of the topic areas she enjoys covering the most include Earth & environmental science, sustainability and food/bev.

She holds a B.A. in Journalism from SUNY New Paltz and has previous experience as a reporter/photographer for multiple newspapers and lifestyle magazines.

Marian Cleeves Diamond conducted a lifetime of groundbreaking research that led to her being known as a founder of modern neuroscience. Her career as a...
8.18.2017
11:55am
Researchers have found a way to make magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) multicolored to improve disease detection by simultaneously injecting two different...
8.17.2017
1:50pm
Researchers have reported a new and potentially more effective way of tracking penguin and other marine animal migrations by using a forensic science analysis...
8.9.2017
11:39am
In an ambitious undertaking, an international team of researchers spent six years developing an evolutionary tree of the world’s flowers to reconstruct what...
8.4.2017
10:01am
A single cubic centimeter of a used kitchen sponge can harbor up to 54 billion bacterial cells, which means there may be more microbes in your kitchen than on...
8.1.2017
8:51am
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In an effort to reduce the risk of nicotine addiction and prevent disease and death from long-term cigarette smoking, the FDA is looking to cut the level of...
7.31.2017
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A two-month long expedition to solve the mysteries of Zealandia, a “lost” undersea landmass, begins today. Researchers hope to reveal clues about how the area...
7.28.2017
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For the first time, researchers were able to detect widespread water within ancient explosive volcanic deposits on the Moon’s surface, which suggests that the...
7.26.2017
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By 2030, 67 percent of the cancer population will be patients 65 and older, according to the FDA. But older adults, especially those over the age of 75, are...
7.24.2017
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A 2-year-old girl who experienced cardiac arrest after a drowning incident in a family swimming pool, and was left with no speech, gait or responsiveness to...
7.21.2017
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Verily, the life sciences unit of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc., plans to release up to 20 million sterile male mosquitoes throughout Fresno County,...
7.20.2017
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Researchers have applied a quantitative approach to something traditionally thought of as subjective by asking: what qualifies as “beautiful scenery?” The team...
7.19.2017
8:32am
Animals that fall within the “sweet spot” of not being too big or too small in size are also equipped with the advantage of being faster than their predators...
7.18.2017
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Two researchers from Vanderbilt University had to retract a 2016 paper published in the American Journal of Physiology – Endocrinology and Metabolism after...
7.17.2017
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Florida-based company Moon Express – one of the few participants in the Google Lunar XPrize Competition – is now setting its sights on even bigger ambitions:...
7.14.2017
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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has granted contracts to five research groups and one San Jose-based company to lead the charge in developing an...
7.13.2017
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NASA has conducted countless experiments in closed habitats to get a better understanding of how isolation in space may impact human health. Now the agency is...
7.12.2017
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Two separate studies, both published in the Annals of Internal Medicine this week, reached similar conclusions: consuming at least a cup of coffee daily was...
7.11.2017
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In addition to impacting mood, lack of sleep may also be affecting children at the cellular level. A new study found that children who got less sleep also had...
7.7.2017
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Twenty percent of male fish throughout England’s rivers are “intersex,” according to new research. Fish tested from 50 different sites demonstrated female...
7.6.2017
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Two researchers have developed a sour beer that is infused with a probiotic strain of bacteria, Lactobacillus paracasei L26. The strain is known to neutralize...
6.30.2017
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The New Mexico Department of Health has reported two new confirmed plague cases in Santa Fe County, bringing the total for 2017 to three. The first case was...
6.28.2017
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Monsanto’s legal woes continue to mount as two separate state-level decisions against the agrochemical company’s products were announced this week. California...
6.28.2017
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Two studies published last week reached conflicting conclusions on the connection between legalized recreational marijuana and its impact on vehicular accident...
6.27.2017
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A new study found that eating fish at least twice per week correlated with lower rheumatoid arthritis disease activity and less swelling and tenderness in...
6.23.2017
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Ethiopia is known as the birthplace of Coffea Arabica, the species responsible for more than 70 percent of global coffee production. But the plant – and the 15...
6.21.2017
2:23pm
Managing Editor Lauren Scrudato spoke to Juan F. Medrano, professor of animal genetics, to discuss his work sequencing the gnome of Coffea Arabica and how it...
6.19.2017
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A new study shows that female elk get wiser as they age, and use that wisdom to remain elusive and avoid hunters. Researchers monitored nearly 50 elk in Canada...
6.16.2017
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One in 10 people across the globe – 107.7 million children and 603.7 million adults – are considered obese, according to a new systematic study. And the...
6.15.2017
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Drones—Amazon is using them to deliver goods to customers’ doors, while military members are taking advantage of their surveillance capabilities. Now,...
6.13.2017
2:13pm
The ongoing debate on what constitutes a “healthy” level of alcohol consumption may have gotten more complicated, thanks to the results of a newly published...
6.8.2017
4:54pm
Researchers plan to analyze the influence service dogs have on the lives of military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a unique...
6.6.2017
2:15pm
3-D genome assembly technology is changing how scientists create species’ genomes, by speeding up the process and doing it at a much lower cost than previous...
6.5.2017
8:59am
Climeworks, a spinoff company created by two engineers from ETH Zurich, is the world’s first facility to take carbon dioxide from ambient air and sell the...
6.1.2017
11:57am
A new species of transparent frog, also known as “glassfrog,” has been identified by a team of scientists. Specimens of the new species, Hyalinobatrachium yaku...
5.31.2017
9:33am
The deadly diarrhoeal disease cholera has re-emerged in Yemen in the last month. Lacking proper medical care and resources, the country has reported more than...
5.24.2017
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The mechanism behind how ladybugs are able to keep their wings strong and rigid during flight, yet elastic enough for compact folding once on the ground hasn’t...
5.23.2017
1:23pm
The initial specimen diversion device (ISDD) is a pre-assembled, sterile blood culture system designed to divert and sequester the initial 1.5 to 2 mL of blood...
5.17.2017
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Two compounds normally found in wild plants prevented human sperm from propelling into a woman’s egg and fertilizing it, according to a new study. The results...
5.16.2017
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