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NACB - Scientific Shorts
NACB - Scientific Shorts (formerly NACB Blog)
By Patricia M. Jones, PhD, DABCC, FACB
​I sometimes wonder, how many of the things we commonly do or believe in the lab are based on verified and verifiable, objective data?  A good way to find lab myths is to teach laboratory medicine.  Any student worth his or her salt will ask you why you perform tasks a certain way, and occasionally...(Read More)
By Christine Snozek, PhD, DABCC, FACB
​Introducing any form of change is challenging:  humans are change-resistant by nature, and this is even more true for those individuals whose personalities are well-suited for the clinical laboratory with its stringent regulations and SOP-driven nature.  That being said, change is inevitable even ...(Read More)
By Stanley F. Lo, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB
​As a “mature” member of this profession, I have moved on from the question “What do you want to do with your life?” to “What do you do?”  I imagine in the near future the question will change to “What did you do?”  In fact, I ask that question of myself at this very moment while writing this blog....(Read More)
By Douglas F. Stickle, PhD, DABCC, FACB
Moses, Newton and Lincoln are sitting at a bar. Jack Ladenson walks in, but the bartender has him thrown out. "TMSF," says the bartender, "-- too many significant figures!"   As a topic of conversation, significant figures will likely bring to mind either personages such as Li...(Read More)
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