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The Summer 2017 Textbook Scholarship is coming to a close at the end of the month. With summer in full swing, enjoy your days at the beach and in the sun, not worrying about how you will cover the increasing cost of textbooks next academic year. Applications for the scholarship are still being accepted, having...

Curiosity compels us to act on not just functional need but a desire to learn more. Consumers have become browsers and discoverers, wandering around stores or searching the internet to find new and interesting facts, ideas, and products.  Curiosity can guide consumers to discover and engage with your brand.  Generating curiosity about a product through...

Have you thought about what you are getting your dad for Father’s Day? LabRoots has an idea! Is your dad a genius? Send him an Einstein t-shirt. Does your dad like to tell goofy jokes? Then the “Be the Fungi” t-shirt is right for him. Find the shirt dad will want to wear all year...

We at LabRoots are happy to present the winner of the Spring 2017 LabRoots Scholarship! This scholarship supports undergraduate or graduate students with funding for research projects, travel expenses, and training supplies associated with their academic pursuits in one of the STEM fields. The LabRoots Scholarship funds one student for one year, providing $3,000 in...

ASM Microbe 2017 is heading back to New Orleans, LA June 1–5, 2017, and LabRoots will be there! ASM Microbe is set to highlight microbial sciences from around the world and provides the opportunity for attendees to explore microbiology from basic science to translation and application. In addition to a fantastic line-up of speakers scheduled over...

College textbooks can be expensive. In addition to general funding challenges students experience in order to attend college, expenses for textbooks and supplies present an extra obstacle for students to manage. During the 2016–2017 school year, the College Board reports the average cost for books and supplies to be an average of $1,240 per student....

Laboratory Automation 2017 kicks off this Wednesday, May 24th and continues through Thursday, May 25th. The virtual conference is new to the LabRoots line-up and is for professionals interested in the most recent technologies for today’s labs. Laboratory automation is a multi-disciplinary approach benefiting from technologies in the lab that facilitate new and improved processes...

Social media has become a cornerstone of most marketing strategies. Companies maintain numerous social media accounts for every channel possible in the hopes of expanding their reach to potential customers instantly and exponentially. But in addition to generating overall brand loyalty and working to increase site traffic, how do you attract users to specific events...

With a consistently increased understanding of the genome and its integration with human biology comes the opportunity to apply this knowledge to medicine. Clinical genomics, gene therapy, and precision medicine have been able to take information and technological advances from current research and develop treatments targeted for specific disease types and to unique individual needs. The...

You talked and we listened… The story is the same. You go to a conference to present your research and, of course, visit the LabRoots booth to pick up a free t-shirt. You walk around the corner and there it is, a line a mile long (or might as well be) of your like-minded colleagues...