Auctions for Lab Equipment, Part 1

Know the risks when buying used lab equipment at auction

When buying used lab equipment, know the risks

When it comes to outfitting a lab with its necessary equipment, purchasing used lab equipment is one way to stay under budget. However, before making the decision to purchase used, rather than new, equipment. there are certain risks a potential buyer should be aware of.

Human Sense of Smell May Be Better Than Previously Thought

Human sense of smell found to be comparable to other animals

"It is widely believed that the human sense of smell is inferior to that of other mammals, especially rodents and dogs," John McGann writes in the abstract of his latest paper, recently published in Nature Neuroscience . However, McGann argues that it might not be how strong our sense of smell is, but what  we're trying to smell.