Reliability and robustness are more important than speed and power in laboratory applications, but some users say price is no object.
Brent D. Johnson, Senior News Editor
In last year's look at the laboratory market, bench scientists emphasized the need for greater sensitivity, power and throughput, to the exclusion of such trifling considerations as price.
To some degree, and for certain applications, this attitude persists. However, with the softening economy, many researchers have changed their tune…