“Faculty Phenotyping” for New Levels of Flexibility in Interdisciplinary Lab Design

“Interdisciplinary” is the buzz word of 21st-century scientific research. But it’s not as simple as putting a chemist, a biologist, and an engineer in the same room to work. Each discipline has its tools and best practices, and projects evolve. Lab planners need to design and equip spaces that are flexible and functional for the … Continue reading ““Faculty Phenotyping” for New Levels of Flexibility in Interdisciplinary Lab Design”

Public Health Labs Reveal What’s Living in Your Water

While we’re all rubber-necking the Flint water-quality crisis, municipalities around the US are taking a closer look at their own aging infrastructures. Flint, Michigan, isn’t the only city turning up dangerous levels of impurities and contaminants: from Legionella in a Connecticut high school and at a Florida hospital, to E. coli at a Washington state elementary school and … Continue reading “Public Health Labs Reveal What’s Living in Your Water”