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.

A new study released Tuesday from one of the foremost neuroscience researchers in the world suggests children exposed to tackle football before the age of 12...
9.20.2017
12:33pm
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Why are chemists great at solving...
9.18.2017
8:53am
Brain imaging should not be used as a test for chronic pain, researchers from around the world have concluded after a nearly 2-year long evaluation into...
9.12.2017
12:44pm
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: Where does bad light go?
9.11.2017
2:37pm
The line between sci-fi and reality blurred yesterday as the U.S. House of Representatives took a major step toward driverless roadways.
9.7.2017
10:31am
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Less than two years after agreeing to a merger of equals, Dow Chemical and DuPont have received all regulatory approvals, and are now trading on the New York...
9.5.2017
12:38pm
Stacking blocks. Playing at a water table. Building forts. These are all things children do and enjoy from a young age. In addition to being fun, a new report...
8.31.2017
8:40am
I’m writing this Editor’s Note a little over a week after the total solar eclipse of Aug. 21, 2017. Upon reflection, it was amazing. But what I found truly...
8.29.2017
2:04pm
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: What weapon can you make with the...
8.28.2017
10:02am
Just two days before Space X would successfully launch and re-land another reusable spaceflight system, CEO Elon Musk revealed a sneak peak of future astronaut...
8.25.2017
10:05am
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) has announced the Top 10 New Species as described in calendar year 2016.
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8.24.2017
2:32pm
Forensic scientists can sometimes feel like they are fighting a losing battle when it comes to drugs. The opioid crisis continues to grow, and drug...
8.24.2017
1:44pm
With yesterday's solar eclipse now in our rear view, let's take a look at some of the most stunning photos to come out of the historic event.
8.22.2017
9:34am
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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 did the environmentalist...
8.21.2017
8:50am
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 you call a joke that is...
8.14.2017
8:20am
I love when things come full circle. It’s always nice to tie a bow on something. In this case, I experienced a “full circle moment” while writing two articles...
8.10.2017
8:39am
Seeing is believing, right? But what if, as a scientist, you couldn’t actually see what you needed to? What if you couldn’t see the miniscule defect on the...
8.9.2017
8:37am
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 didn't the...
8.7.2017
10:51am
The editors of Laboratory Equipment want to start your week off with a smile. So, here's a science joke you might like: What are physicists' favorite...
7.31.2017
8:00am
Originally pioneered three years ago in R. Graham Cook’s Purdue lab, a mass spectrometry-based tool is finally making inroads in the clinical setting by...
7.26.2017
12:23pm
Some 50 employees in Wisconsin have taken RFID to another level--they have agreed to have microchips implanted into their hands on August 1.
7.25.2017
10:34am
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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 pictures do...
7.24.2017
9:15am
Fueled by the right backers and powered by the right combination of researchers, non-asset-based collaborations have become essential in biopharmaceuticals.
7.24.2017
9:11am
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
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
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
8:00am
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