6 Public Access to Federal R&D
Taking advantage of newly available scientific literature
10 Nuclear Reactors to Power Space Exploration
National lab working with NASA to further space and
14 Hyphenation in the Lab
Raman hybrid instrument allows user to collect more
complete and accurate information
LAB INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
16 Data Key to Unlocking Precision Medicine Potential
Standardization, novel tools will enable R&D to effectively
progress from data generation to analysis
18 The Rise of 3D Cell Culture Systems
Innovative techniques, instruments and software are
increasing the development and usability of 3D
20 Automatic Armor Sensor Aids Police in Emergencies
Device alerts transform communication when an officer
is shot or stabbed
3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGY
22 3D Printing for Rapid Prototyping of Microfluidic Chips
Microfluidics is a fast-growing field showing great
potential for a wide range of applications
24 Automated Approach to HPLC Method Development
Systems combine automated multi-column and solvent
screening and intelligent run analysis software
26 Vaping Goes Mainstream
Implementing regulatory testing in a burgeoning industry
30 Advertisers’ Index
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