[Tagging] tagging laboratories
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Tue Mar 5 07:48:58 UTC 2019
... and then there are big research centres that are called "laboratory".
Like LLNL or Los Alamos National Laboratory.
On Tue, 5 Mar 2019, 06:08 Kevin, <ksamples at gmail.com> wrote:
> In general at my university we usually talk about "wet labs" vs "dry
> labs", mostly in regards to hazardous materials.
> And for wet labs, there are different levels for biosafety...
> On Mon, Mar 4, 2019 at 10:04 PM Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 04/03/19 21:25, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>> Am Mo., 4. März 2019 um 09:37 Uhr schrieb Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com>:
>>> These can be commercialfirms, part of the government, or part of a
>>> university etc.
>>> They usually specialise in one field so will need sub tags.
>> I would question whether we put all kind of "laboratory" into the same
>> category and distinguish them by subtags. There are too many different kind
>> of things that could be subsummized as "laboratory". Think about eletronic
>> laboratories, chemistry research labs, biochemical labs, labs for human
>> healtcare analytics, etc.
>> First distinction could be "research lab" vs. "analytical lab" vs. maybe
>> more types, and these should IMHO become main tags, not subtags.
>> There is also some potential confusion with the word "laboratory" being
>> used as a hyped name for workspace where you would not expect it, e.g.
>> software laboratory, architectural design laboratory, art laboratory, etc.
>> So we would need some definition, what the criterion for "laboratory" is
>> (or is it the name?).
>> To me a true 'laboratory' has controlled environmental conditions,
>> usually temperature is tightly controlled, the better labs have humidity
>> control probably not as tight.
>> They may have other things controlled too - such as radio interference,
>> A software, art or architectural design laboratory would not meet these
>> conditions. The key being that the control is tighter (narrower)
>> environmental control than, say for example, an office environment.
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