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Shining a New Light on the Immune System

May 21, 2015 | by University of St. Andrews | News | Comments

Scientists have developed a revolutionary method of identifying cells of the immune system with “molecular fingerprints” which could pave the way for the rapid detection of conditions such as leukemia and lymphoma from a small blood sample.

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Gravimetric Dilutors

May 21, 2015 11:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Interscience is proud to launch a new range of gravimetric dilutors, the DiluFlow Elite 5kg, DiluFlow Elite 1 kg, DiluFlow Pro & DiluFlow with upgraded accuracy and design.

Scientists Figure Out How Vitamin E Keeps Muscles Healthy

May 21, 2015 10:57 am | by Georgia Regents University | News | Comments

Body builders have it right: vitamin E does help build strong muscles, and scientists appear to have figured out one important way it does it.

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News on Asthma and Peanut Allergies Could Lead to Misdiagnosis, Unnecessary Testing

May 21, 2015 10:48 am | by University of Michigan | News | Comments

Allergist raises concerns about highly-publicized research findings suggesting that children with asthma are prone to peanut allergy.

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Panda Gut Bacteria Can’t Efficiently Digest Bamboo

May 21, 2015 10:40 am | by American Society for Microbiology | News | Comments

It’s no wonder that giant pandas are always chewing and eating, say Chinese researchers: their gut bacteria are not the type for efficiently digesting bamboo. The bamboo-eating giant panda actually harbors a carnivore-like gut microbiota predominated by bacteria such as Escherichia/Shigella and Streptococcus, according to new research.

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Uncovering Mechanisms of Replication in HPV

May 21, 2015 10:28 am | by Northwestern University | News | Comments

Scientists have identified proteins that mediate aspects of virus replication in the lifecycle of human papillomavirus (HPV), a finding that may lead to new therapeutic targets for treatment of infections caused by the virus.

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PrepEngine Sample Prep Station

May 20, 2015 11:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

The sample prep station was co-developed through collaboration between Distek, Inc. and Two Square Science based in Fall River, MA. The result is a 10 station system which can prepare content uniformity samples up to 90 percent faster than traditional methods.

Adults Harbor Lots of Risky Autoreactive Immune Cells

May 20, 2015 10:48 am | by Stanford University | News | Comments

Even though self-targeting immune cells remain prolific in adults’ bloodstreams, some kind of internal emergency brake seems to prevent them from triggering autoimmune disease — usually.

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Genetics Allow Animals to Produce their Own Sunscreen

May 20, 2015 10:33 am | by Joe Shust, Editor, Continuity Insights | Articles | Comments

Researchers have discovered that unique genome sequences allow fish, reptiles, birds and other animals to create a compound that acts as sunscreen.

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FDA Proposes to Know More About Antibiotic Use in Animals

May 20, 2015 10:20 am | by Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | News | Comments

The Food and Drug Administration is moving to collect more information on antibiotics used in animals that become meat. It's an effort to stem antibiotic-resistant diseases.

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Study Explains How Early Childhood Vaccination Reduces Leukemia Risk

May 20, 2015 10:09 am | by University of California San Francisco | News | Comments

A team of researchers has discovered how a commonly administered vaccine protects against acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common type of childhood cancer.

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Researchers Identify Potentially Effective Treatment for Methamphetamine Addiction

May 20, 2015 10:07 am | by UCLA | News | Comments

A new study has found that Naltrexone, a drug used to treat alcoholism, may also be a promising treatment for addiction to methamphetamine.

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New Technology Turns Smartphone into a DNA-Scanning Microscope

May 20, 2015 10:02 am | by Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Researchers at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have developed a new technology that turns a smartphone into a DNA-scanning fluorescent microscope.  Lead researcher Aydogan Ozcan, Howard Hughes Medical Institute chancellor professor at UCLA, sat down with Bioscience Technology to talk about this advancement and its implications for resource-poor labs, and for personalized medicine.

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Abcodia Raises $8M to Launch Ovarian Cancer Screening Test

May 20, 2015 8:35 am | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Abcodia announced this week it raised $8 million to bring its ovarian cancer screening test called ROCA to market.

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384-well Reagent Reservoirs

May 19, 2015 9:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Adopting a standard ANSI / SLAS footprint, INTEGRA 384-well reagent reservoirs (100ml) are fully compatible with all liquid handling systems including the company’s VIAFLO 384 handheld multichannel electronic pipette. 384 individual pyramidal indentations in each reagent reservoir allow maximum liquid recovery when using a VIAFLO 384 electronic pipette as well as other platforms.

Neuroscientists ID Part of Brain Devoted to Processing Speech

May 19, 2015 9:49 am | by New York University | News | Comments

A team of  neuroscientists has identified a part of the brain exclusively devoted to processing speech. Its findings point to the superior temporal sulcus (STS), located in the temporal lobe, and help settle a long-standing debate about role-specific neurological functions.

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