Tag Archives: Laboratory Notebook

Scientists Discover New Species of Human Ancestor

When American paleoanthropologist Lee R. Berger and his team of scientists from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa were first tipped off by a group of spelunkers that there was a previously inaccessible section of the local Rising Star Cave filled with bones, it’s doubtful that they could have predicted the gravity of […]

Structures Which Appear to Defy the Laws of Gravity

Engineers tend to push the laws of gravity and science by developing structures that appear like they could easily fall over or which look like they are floating in the sky. How do these buildings manage to stay in place and not fall down, injuring people and causing mass destruction? It is largely due to […]

Eight Interesting Science Facts Everyone Should Know

Science is filled with interesting facts the majority of people learned at various ages as they attended school. Even if you do not remember the exact details about specific facts or equations developed as part of a theory or principle, you will most likely recall these facts from your educational experiences: The Law of Gravity  […]

Famous Inventors and Scientists Who Relied Upon Scientific Notebooks

Long before there were typewriters, computers, tablets, and smartphones, inventors and scientists had to record their research in scientific notebooks. Documenting research, hypotheses, theories, problem solving, thoughts, ideas, and other concepts in research notebooks allowed famous investors and scientists to develop solutions to a wide range of problems, and create new inventions and methodologies of […]

Your Ideas Deserve Proper Documentation

How many folks through the years have had important ideas they jotted down on scraps of paper and never developed? The numbers are probably astronomical. How many times have you seen an idea and knew that you had come up with it long before it was patented or claimed, but had no way to prove […]

Reasons for Laboratory Notebook Format and Rules

When it comes to putting a value on all the equipment in a laboratory, there is perhaps nothing more valuable than a laboratory notebook. The documentation it contains makes it useful as evidence in court, if needed. If patent litigation becomes an issue, it can save a company millions. This is seldom the case, but […]

Clinical Drug Trials and Properly Recorded Results

Clinical Drug Trials and Properly Recorded Results In order to complete a successful clinical drug trial, you will need to have more than a positive outcome for your research. You will need to follow certain guidelines in order to ensure that your data can be validated, so that your research or patent application can move […]