10 The Search for Green Alternatives From nanoparticles to chemical manufacturing,
scientists are seeking green alternatives in the lab—
14 Optofluidics Pathways: Optimizing Fluidic Valve Selection Selecting the right
valve for your specific needs is a specialist skill.
16 Choosing the Best Tool for your Data Tasks What’s the difference between a LIMS
and an ELN?
20 Labs Develop a Competitive
Advantage by Embracing IoT
Integration Predictive analytics
for laboratory equipment.
In Every Issue
Contents February 2019 Vol. 55, No. 5
5 Editor’s Take
6 BioTech Briefs
8 In the Lab: Voices
50 Last Word
22 Pittcon Preview
24 Instrumentation & Equipment
25 Consumables & Supplies
26 Software & Hardware
27 Separations & Spectroscopy
48 Lab Wear
40 New Projects Combating Enrollment
Challenges with Inspiring,
42 Buildings That Foster Innovation Collaborative spaces and the Kendeda
Building for Innovative Sustainable Design.
44 Lab Design Optimized for Occupant Health and Wellness Providing a Safe,
47 Lab Vision Looking Beyond the “Future-Proofed” Future.
28 ALN News & Notes
30 Transparency in Animal Research
34 Animal Health Standards: Why Careful Selection and Harmonization Are Musts
38 Facility Profile: Advancing Microbiome Research with Gnotobiotics