Supply Shortages Hit Life Science Labs Hard
Supply Shortages Hit Life Science Labs Hard
The pandemic continues to make it difficult for researchers to get reagents and other materials in high demand for COVID-19 research and testing, threatening experiments’ progress and scientists’ careers.
Supply Shortages Hit Life Science Labs Hard
Supply Shortages Hit Life Science Labs Hard

The pandemic continues to make it difficult for researchers to get reagents and other materials in high demand for COVID-19 research and testing, threatening experiments’ progress and scientists’ careers.

The pandemic continues to make it difficult for researchers to get reagents and other materials in high demand for COVID-19 research and testing, threatening experiments’ progress and scientists’ careers.

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Tour the Applewhite Lab
Tour the Applewhite Lab
The Scientist Staff | Mar 9, 2021
Cell biologist Derek Applewhite gives a peek inside his laboratory at Reed College.
The Importance of Good Pipetting Practices
The Importance of Good Pipetting Practices
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Dec 4, 2020
Good pipetting practices ease researcher burdens and boost data reproducibility.
The Past, Present, and Future of Lab Balances
The Past, Present, and Future of Lab Balances
Sartorius | Nov 2, 2020
A conversation with Dirk Ahlbrecht from Sartorius about where lab balance technology is headed in the 21st century
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California Wildfire Beaten Back, for Now, on Famous Mt. Wilson
California Wildfire Beaten Back, for Now, on Famous Mt. Wilson
Ashley Yeager | Sep 16, 2020
The mountain is home to two historic telescopes and many other scientific instruments, along with a billion dollars’ worth of broadcast transmission towers.
Image of the Day: Huo-Yan Air Lab
Image of the Day: Huo-Yan Air Lab
Amy Schleunes | Apr 9, 2020
An inflatable biosafety laboratory may help meet the global need for testing infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UCL to Phase Out Single-Use Plastics, Including Pipette Tips
UCL to Phase Out Single-Use Plastics, Including Pipette Tips
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 25, 2019
Britain’s largest university aims to eliminate single-use plastics, in the lab and elsewhere around campus, by 2024. How exactly the institution plans to meet that goal is yet to be determined.
Murphy on AI for Biology
Murphy on AI for Biology
The Scientist Staff | Apr 30, 2019
See Robert Murphy of Carnegie Mellon University discuss the revolutionary application of machine learning to biomedical research.
3-D–Printed Ethoscopes Lower Barriers to Large-Scale Fly Behavior Studies
3-D–Printed Ethoscopes Lower Barriers to Large-Scale Fly Behavior Studies
Ruth Williams | Jan 1, 2018
The DIY devices collect data and enable light stimulation, chamber agitation, and gas infusion.
Infographic: A 3-D–Printed Ethoscope
Infographic: A 3-D–Printed Ethoscope
Ruth Williams | Dec 31, 2017
The instrument presents a new option for researchers working on large-scale fly behavior studies.