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◗ CONTENTS June 2015 Vol. 57, No. 3
LABORATORY OF THE YEAR AWARDS
6 More Than Just a Pretty Face
Woods Bagot creates the 2015 Lab of the Year winner:
The South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute.
8 Laboratory of the Year Judges
8 Laboratory of the Year Vital Stats
10 A Sustainable Environment
With a focus on science-on-display, EwingCole designed the
Smithsonian’s greenest building to date.
12 A Window To Containment Facility Design
Turning containment inside-out, HDR Architecture created
a high containment facility that puts people at the center.
14 Laser-Based Ultrasonics
Laser-based ultrasonics provides a high-sensitivity,
non-contact technique for non-destructive evaluation
16 Keeping Cool
Sample integrity is crucial during biobanking inventory
18 Monitoring Lab Energy Usage
Labs are energy guzzlers, but efficient energy monitoring
can help reduce energy usage.
20 Evolving Electron Microscopes Push Even Deeper
Technological advances in electron microscopes provide
images and information of yet unknown materials and
22 Energy-Efficient Tunnel Ventilation
A leading ventilation company develops jet fans that are
smaller and up to 30% more energy efficient.
ANALY TICAL INSTRUMENTATION
24 Essential Instruments for Open-Access Environment
Faster UHPLC systems offer solutions with added benefits.
27 Advertisers’ Index