Labs in Transition: The Digital Face of Laboratory Science

Joe Liscouski

Digital systems usually find their way into scientific organizations and laboratories as tools needed to carry out a particular task rather than as part of a planned program.  Internet searches, emails, plus the need to write proposals and budgets bring web browsers, email clients, word/document processors and spreadsheets into the lab.  Laboratories will find that most instrumentation has digital readouts, interfaces, or comes with computer systems as part of an instrument-compute...
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