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.

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...
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5.11.2017
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5.8.2017
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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: Why did carbon marry hydrogen?
5.1.2017
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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
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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
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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
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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: Why is it hard to install...
4.24.2017
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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
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This year’s Young Chemist Award Winner developed a biosensor for DNA detection that could revolutionize diagnostics for low-income communities.
4.17.2017
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4.11.2017
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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
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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: Why are chemists the same as...
4.10.2017
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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
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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
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Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla, has just launched a new company dedicated to linking human brains with computers.
3.28.2017
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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: How often do chemists enjoy...
3.27.2017
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3.20.2017
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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
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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
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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
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Despite what his name implies, lithium-ion battery pioneer John Goodenough has never been able to say that’s “good enough” and walk away from his research. At...
3.2.2017
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Sometimes it seems nature has a “one-up” on humans. That’s certainly the case with plant extracts that have prolonged life in animal models, and others that...
2.28.2017
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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 did the police do when...
2.27.2017
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If a new, personalized medical treatment saves you from a stroke or kidney failure in the future, you may have to thank Flipper and his friends.
2.23.2017
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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 do you call the operation...
2.21.2017
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Held annually in the first or second week of March, Pittcon sets the tone for the lab industry for the next 365 days. Whatever trends I see and report on in...
2.15.2017
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‘Breathomics’ is coming of age, showing great potential in the identification of multiple diseases, as well as the detection of marijuana intoxication.
2.15.2017
1:41pm
Measuring THC in breath requires a scientific method more than a million times more sensitive than those used to measure alcohol. And since a lab’s LCMS can’t...
2.15.2017
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Contrary to the age-old saying, three is actually not a crowd, according to a team of UCLA researchers working to combat antibiotic resistance.
2.8.2017
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Researchers and doctors have long investigated the connection between a person’s health and their exhaled breath. Now, researchers are developing portable...
2.8.2017
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Researchers have found yet another use for the tau protein in concussion research—it could be the basis of a quick, reliable clinical lab test to identify...
2.7.2017
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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 emotional disorder does a...
2.6.2017
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For the last 22 years, an unexplained neurological illness with high mortality rates has ravaged a small Indian region between the months of May and June,...
2.3.2017
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Politics aside, speaking solely in the context of scientific research and innovation, President Trump’s recent Executive Order to ban citizens of seven Muslim-...
1.31.2017
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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: When one physicist asks another...
1.30.2017
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To coincide with his first week in office, Research Amer!ca has published the results of a survey examining Americans’ opinions about science, health and...
1.26.2017
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