Michelle Taylor
Editor-in-Chief

Michelle Taylor is the Editor-in-Chief of Laboratory Equipment and Forensic Magazinewith both brands a part of Advantage Business Media's (ABM) Science Group. 

Michelle has held a variety of roles within Laboratory Equipment in her seven years with ABM, most recently being promoted to Editor-in-Chief in 2014. 

She is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the brand, as well as overseeing the content and production of all print issues. She writes in-depth feature articles, industry news, blogs and reports. Some of her most-written about topics include lab safety, advanced imaging and food and bev. 

Michelle earned her B.A. in Journalism from Elon University in Elon, N.C.

Using extremely high-tech X-ray fluorescence, researchers at Cornell University have detected an unexpected trace element in manuscript pages dating back to...
7.20.2017
8:13am
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 programmers and cats...
7.17.2017
8:10am
Using one of this year’s most popular technologies, a team of researchers with decades of experience has—for the first time—revealed the atomic structure of...
7.10.2017
12:41pm
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 rider who...
7.10.2017
9:00am
Tesla has won the bid to install the world’s largest lithium-ion battery in South Australia—and must do it within 100 days or it will be free.
7.7.2017
1:38pm
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We’ve known for years that women are almost 10 times more likely to injure their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) than men. Now, a new study on the fluid that...
6.29.2017
12:54pm
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: How does the nucleus communicate...
6.26.2017
9:57am
When patients suffer a stroke, medical doctors often take an MRI to determine location and extent of damage. But due to time and the critical nature of the...
6.22.2017
3:24pm
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: What did the biologist wear on his...
6.19.2017
9:55am
Of the following choices, which would you choose to eat: green beans; light n’ low-carb green beans and shallots; healthy energy-boosting green beans and...
6.13.2017
4:19pm
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: What did the receiver say to the...
6.12.2017
8:59am
According to a new study, in psychological and brain sciences at least, irreproducibility has more to do with the complexity of managing data, rather than...
6.7.2017
8:39am
The potential of immunotherapy has researchers regarding it as the future of cancer treatment. In 2016 alone, the FDA approved immunotherapies for advanced...
6.6.2017
8:32am
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Environmental and climate scientists have excelled in their chosen field, producing models, data and facts. With each repeal of Obama-era climate policy, Trump...
6.5.2017
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Ten years from now, wastewater treatment plants will look and function very differently than they do today, according to Daniel Noguera, a professor of civil...
6.1.2017
9:27am
Researchers are using CRISPR to expand the size and weight of wheat kernels in the hope of increasing overall wheat yield.
5.31.2017
10:07am
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: What did the biologist couple name...
5.15.2017
3:12pm
Conceived in 2013, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) model of education is grounded in the most current research on science and science learning,...
5.15.2017
12:07pm
Research is hard. There are so many variables in scientific exploration, no wonder it is exponentially challenging. But what if there was a blueprint? What if...
5.15.2017
9:51am
After eight years of research and development and three FDA-approved versions, BrainScope’s Ahead 300 has officially hit the market, much to the pleasure of...
5.11.2017
2:18pm
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: What do chemists use to make...
5.8.2017
10:06am
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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: Why did carbon marry hydrogen?
5.1.2017
10:08am
Congress reached a deal overnight Sunday to avoid a government shutdown, which included a $2 billion hike for the National Institutes of Health, and the...
5.1.2017
10:03am
Illegal marijuana use has risen faster in states that have approved medical marijuana than in states that have not, according to a study published Wednesday in...
4.27.2017
10:53am
Currently, a liquid electrolyte powers commercial lithium-ion batteries; but this is also what makes the power source flammable and vulnerable to explosions....
4.25.2017
9:46am
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 is it hard to install...
4.24.2017
9:44am
If the key to improving weather forecast models is data diversity, how do you do it without first collecting new data? Paul Roebber found the answer in nature.
4.21.2017
12:48pm
This year’s Young Chemist Award Winner developed a biosensor for DNA detection that could revolutionize diagnostics for low-income communities.
4.17.2017
11:20am
Today at 11:30 a.m. EDT, attendees of the National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference will hold a rally on Capitol Hill urging members of Congress to pass the...
4.11.2017
8:14am
A decade ago, researchers at UT Southwestern helped develop a treatment that could counteract the impact of oxygen deprivation for newborns. While that...
4.10.2017
3:02pm
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 are chemists the same as...
4.10.2017
10:02am
Researchers from Northwestern University have taken a huge leap toward personalized medicine with the development of a revolutionary model of the female...
4.6.2017
8:25am
A drug developed during WWII as an antidote for a now obsolete chemical warfare agent has been found to be effective at suppressing a neurotoxin that worsens...
3.29.2017
8:27am
Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla, has just launched a new company dedicated to linking human brains with computers.
3.28.2017
10:19am
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 often do chemists enjoy...
3.27.2017
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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 kind of fish is made from...
3.20.2017
10:10am
In a proposal titled, “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again,” the White House released President Trump’s proposed budget for 2018. The...
3.16.2017
11:00am
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. Q: Why do chemists enjoy working with ammonia?
3.13.2017
9:54am
Nearly 13,000 people have now returned home and settled in after a riveting week of the latest in laboratory technologies and innovations. Held in Chicago this...
3.13.2017
9:49am