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
Cover photo: Omelchenko /Shutterstock
INSIDE: 2017 GLOBAL R&D
In partnership with the Industrial Research Institute
and Research-Technology Management, this
annual report serves as a resource for researchers,
economists, policy makers and others worldwide.
R&D™(ISSN 0746-9179, USPS 263-500), is published in Feb, June, October, December ( 4 times per year) by Advantage Business Media, 100 Enterprise Drive, Suite 600, Box 912, Rockaway, NJ 07866-0912. No part of this
publication may be reproduced in any form without prior written permission of the publisher. Opinions expressed in articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Advantage Business Media.
Periodicals Mail postage paid at Rockaway, NJ 07866 and at additional mailing offices.
POSTMASTER: Send address changes/cancellations to R&D, P.O. Box 3574, Northbrook, IL 60065-3574, 847-559-7560, Fax: 847-291-4816, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Publications Mail Agreement No. 41336030. Return
undeliverable Canadian addresses to: Imex/Pitney Bowes, P.O. Box 1632, Windsor Ontario N9A 7C9.
Subscriptions are free to qualified individuals. Non-qualified subscription rates per year are: USA $94, Canada, Mexico & Foreign $124, single copy USA $23.50, single copy Canada, Mexico & Foreign $31, prepaid in USA
funds drawn on a USA branch bank.
Printed in USA: Every attempt is made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein, however Advantage Business Media and its employees cannot accept responsibility for the correctness of information
supplied, advertisements, or opinions expressed. Copyright ©2017 Advantage Business Media. All rights reserved.