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Eavesdropping on the Body: New Device Tracks Chemical Signals Within Cells

June 24, 2015 9:39 am | by University of Toronto | News | Comments

Biomedical engineers have invented a new device that more quickly and accurately "listens in" on the chemical messages that tell our cells how to multiply.


Multi-specimen Perfusion Bioreactor

June 23, 2015 10:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 3DCulturePro system from Bose Corp. is a multi-specimen perfusion bioreactor designed for biologists, biomedical researchers and scientists who require reproducible and reliable tissue growth.

Smart Insulin Patch Could Replace Painful Injections for Diabetes

June 23, 2015 10:50 am | by UNC | News | Comments

Painful insulin injections could become a thing of the past for the millions of Americans who suffer from diabetes, thanks to a new invention from researchers who have created a “smart insulin patch” that can detect increases in blood sugar levels and secrete doses of insulin into the bloodstream whenever needed.


Study Points to Unexplored Realm of Protein Biology, Drug Targets

June 23, 2015 10:39 am | by The Scripps Research Institute | News | Comments

Scientists have devised a powerful set of chemical methods for exploring the biology of proteins.


Saliva Exonerated

June 23, 2015 10:33 am | by Harvard University | News | Comments

Gene previously linked to obesity is unrelated, says new study.


Destructive Southern Pine Beetle Appears in Northeast States

June 23, 2015 10:19 am | by Frank Eltman, Associated Press | News | Comments

The southern pine beetle, which for generations has attacked forests throughout the southeastern United States, is methodically making its way into the Northeast, destroying thousands of trees in New York, New Jersey and elsewhere.


Extreme Exercise Could Lead to Blood Poisoning

June 23, 2015 9:57 am | by Joe Shust, Editor, Continuity Insights | Articles | Comments

A new study reveals that extreme exercise could result in blood poisoning, related to the leakage of intestinal bacteria into the blood stream.


Eastern Cougar Declared Extinct

June 23, 2015 9:48 am | by Seth Augenstein, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A species of large cat not seen in the U.S. in 77 years is now officially extinct, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.


Autism Associated with Superior Visual Skills in Infancy

June 23, 2015 9:28 am | by Cynthia Fox, Science Writer | Articles | Comments

For the first time, a study has shown that infants with emerging autism at 15 months, and two years, can earlier—even at nine months—display enhanced visual searching ability.


Bioreactor for Cell Culture, Microbial Fermentation

June 22, 2015 11:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

The BIOSTAT A from Sartorius Stedim Biotech is a compact bioreactor/fermenter designed specifically as an entry-level model for fermentation and cell culture as well as for educational purposes.

Sequencing Ebola’s Secrets

June 22, 2015 11:06 am | by Harvard University | News | Comments

Study provides deep insights into course, makeup of deadly disease.


Protein Plays Unexpected Role in Embryonic Stem Cells

June 22, 2015 10:51 am | by Salk Institute for Biological Studies | News | Comments

A protein long believed to only guard the nucleus also regulates gene expression and stem cell development.


New Sleep Genes Found

June 22, 2015 10:32 am | by Thomas Jefferson University | News | Comments

Researchers discover that a protein called Taranis could hold the key to a good night's sleep.


Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Pipeline Dominated by Early-Stage Development

June 22, 2015 9:07 am | by Joshua Libberton, Analyst, GBI Research | Articles | Comments

While the Phase III portion of the pipeline is comparatively small, it is followed by a relatively large Phase II, indicating that there will be a sustained stream of products moving through the later development stages.


Lasers, Magnetism Allow Glimpses of the Human Brain at Work

June 22, 2015 9:06 am | by Malcolm Ritter, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

To the untrained eye, the graph looked like a very volatile day on Wall Street - jagged peaks and valleys in red, blue and green, displayed on a wall. But the story it told was not about economics. It was a glimpse into the brains of Shaul Yahil and Shaw Bronner, two researchers at a Yale lab, as they had a little chat.



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