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It’s Easy Being Green in the Lab

endogear_touchpad Laboratories are one of the next major frontiers in sustainability. Laboratories consume as much as five times more energy per square foot than typical offices, and the opportunity for energy reduction is enormous. While the combination of energy-intensive equipment, round-the-clock operations, and unique ventilation requirements do pose a challenge when looking at reducing a lab’s...
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The Art of Scientific Storytelling

corbinheadshot When you spend the majority of your life at the bench, you might sometimes forget how to tell your story so that you can spend even more time at the bench through grants and papers. Here is a look at what steps you can take to present your research in a dynamic and impactful manner....
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New Kids at the Bench

lab notes featured pic In Alexander Kauffman’s lab at UCSD, there are a few new fresh faces behind the goggles. His lab is recruiting high school students as interns to contribute “new perspectives and fearless solutions” to the traditional laboratory environment, not to mention inspiring a new generation of scientists. Look around the laboratory of Alexander (Sasha) Kauffman, PhD,...
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Lab Improvement: A Few Tips to Upgrading Your Lab

As technology evolves and tech staff expands and contracts, it’s key to have a laboratory environment that evolves as well. If you’re looking to give your lab space an upgrade, Endocrine News has a few helpful hints. It is not uncommon to outgrow your laboratory space. A new work function may change your equipment needs,...
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Five Ways to Lower Your Pipettes Costs

shutterstock_542604091 They are one of the many necessities you need to keep your research on track. But the omnipresent pipettes can also be one of your lab’s biggest costs if you’re not careful. Endocrine has assembled some tips to keep those costs down while you keep your research going. Unexpected and ongoing excessive costs are common...
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Put it in Print: Tips to Getting Your Research Published

in print Navigating journal publishing can be an arduous task when you’re up to your neck in research. However, Endocrine News offers up these tips to make the process smoother. Your laboratory is conducting excellent research that promises significant results. Publishing a paper on your work in a scientific peer-reviewed journal is the main way to promote...