Confessions of the Brown Lab: Staying Organized

Lab work isn't all serious. And we love it when our users embrace the fun side of things (while still following safety protocols, of course). We were excited to stumble upon this blog curated by a LabArchives lab. "Confessions of the Brown Lab Researchers" is written by the researchers themselves and contains more than a … Continue reading Confessions of the Brown Lab: Staying Organized

Using technology at the bench

The Lab BEnch The laboratory bench is a researcher's sacred space. The place where experimentation comes to life and fruitful learning emerges (hopefully). The bench is the essence of research itself. As physicist and Nobel laureate, Leon Lederman, once said..... "During an intense period of lab (bench) work the outside world vanishes and the obsession … Continue reading Using technology at the bench

LabArchives in the classroom: 3 year study

Scientists and researchers document their work in organized and professional lab notebooks (or at least we like to think that they do). But that isn't always the case with undergraduate students. Picture a professor sitting at their desk surrounded by stacks of students' paper lab notebooks. Many have frayed edges, some are missing covers, others … Continue reading LabArchives in the classroom: 3 year study

Successful internships for students and labs: everyone wins

Most researchers working in industry labs didn’t just start there, they started in academic labs. Think courses like BIO 101, highschool intro to physics labs, AP Environmental Science, and other courses like that. Industry researchers (in general) all got their start in one academic lab or another investigating a subject area that may or may … Continue reading Successful internships for students and labs: everyone wins