Lab Safety

Security at two campuses of the National Institute of Standards and Technology came under fire last month, when a Government Accountability Office report...
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1:02pm
11.16.2017
A National Academies’ report highlights the apprehensions and limitations of current U.S. dual use research of concern (DURC) policies.
11:14am
11.9.2017
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A group of “select agents” including anthrax and Ebola used in hundreds of laboratories nationwide are overseen by a namesake program established 1996. But the...
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10:08am
11.2.2017
The same work crew, same room, and same equipment involved in a plutonium handling mishap at Los Alamos National Laboratory in mid-August had another serious...
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10:15am
10.30.2017
Covert security tests of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s two campuses revealed potentially-dangerous gaps, according to a new federal...
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10:09am
10.12.2017
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With a variety of configurations available, diaphragm pumps have proved critical for the thorough washing of syringe-type needles.
by Dave Vanderbeck, Product Manager, KNF Neuberger, Inc.
11:23am
10.11.2017
Personal protective equipment not only protects the evidence from forensic analysts, but more importantly, it protects analysts from the evidence.
by James Miller, Houston Forensic Science Center’s Controlled Substances Section Manager & Peter Stout, Houston Forensic Science Center’s CEO and President
12:12pm
9.13.2017
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The Houston Forensic Science Center braced for Hurricane Harvey two weeks ago. Two hundred staff members pitched in, some lugging 500 pounds of dry ice in case...
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2:21pm
9.8.2017
Future accidental radiation releases at the largest U.S. site of waste from nuclear weapons production are likely following back-to-back emergency evacuations...
by NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press
2:44pm
6.16.2017
With so much industry jargon, true high-performance fume hoods can be difficult to identify, but it’s important to conduct due diligence and choose the hood...
by Beth Mankameyer, Sales Engineer, Labconco Corp.
9:43am
6.7.2017
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