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Multi-specimen Perfusion Bioreactor

November 13, 2014 10:58 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.

Remote Access Blot and Gel Imager

November 13, 2014 10:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

The T:Genius imaging system from Syngene allows high performance, walk-away imaging of gels and blots on a smartphone or tablet.

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New Patent May Advance Stem Cell Therapeutics

November 13, 2014 10:29 am | News | Comments

Ki-Bum Lee has developed patent-pending technology that may overcome one of the critical barriers to harnessing the full therapeutic potential of stem cells.                            

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Artificial Retina Could Someday Help Restore Vision

November 13, 2014 10:18 am | News | Comments

The loss of eyesight, often caused by retinal degeneration, is a life-altering health issue for many people. A new development toward a prosthetic retina could help counter conditions that result from problems with this crucial part of the eye.   

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'Supporting' Ear Cells Hold Potential in Hearing Loss

November 13, 2014 10:09 am | News | Comments

There’s a cast of characters deep inside your ears- many kinds of tiny cells working together to allow you to hear. Hair cells, the lead actors, play the crucial role. But new research shows that when it comes to restoring lost hearing ability, the spotlight may fall on some of the ear’s supporting actors.

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The Backwards Brain

November 13, 2014 10:01 am | News | Comments

Humans, like many animals, are accustomed to seeing objects pass behind us as we go forward. Moving backwards feels unnatural. In a new study, scientists reveal that moving forward actually trains the brain to perceive the world normally.    

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6 Health-improving Trends in Science

November 13, 2014 9:52 am | News | Comments

Researchers are collaborating and innovating in ways that are transforming health care as we know it. They're also looking ahead at the trends and influences that are reshaping and accelerating translational science.           

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The Odd Ouster of Sanofi’s Former CEO

November 13, 2014 9:29 am | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Chris Viehbacher, the high-flying pharma executive, had his career with Sanofi derailed for a variety of surprising factors. Here's a look at the odd ouster of the former CEO.                    

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Clinical trials on tap for possible Ebola vaccine

November 13, 2014 3:57 am | by Lauran Neergaard - AP Medical Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

A top U.S. health official says long-anticipated clinical trials of a possible Ebola vaccine will start soon in West Africa, as the global response to the outbreak took on added urgency with new cases in Mali and reports that the death toll has surpassed 5,000. Results of an initial U.S. safety...

Town's tobacco ban hearing too rowdy, ends early

November 12, 2014 9:57 pm | by Amy Crawford - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Only a handful of people were able to speak on a proposal that could make the tiny Massachusetts town of Westminster the first in the nation to ban all sales of tobacco products when boos and shouts from the crowd shut down the public hearing Wednesday night. Sixty or more residents in the packed...

Gene Study Boosts Interest in Heart Drug

November 12, 2014 5:57 pm | by Marilynn Marchione - AP Chief Medical Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Scientists have discovered gene mutations that give people naturally lower cholesterol levels and cut their risk of heart disease in half. That discovery may have a big implication for a blockbuster heart drug.           

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Health officials urge Congress for Ebola help

November 12, 2014 3:57 pm | by Lauran Neergaard - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. health officials are telling Congress that they have trained 250,000 American nurses, doctors and other health workers on how to safely handle any Ebola patients who arrive in this country. Beefing up the U.S. response is a key part of President Barack Obama's $6.2 billion emergency aid...

Liquid Handling Pumps

November 12, 2014 3:46 pm | Product Releases | Comments

VICI Valco’s Cheminert Model M6 and M50 Liquid Handling Pumps are made for precision handling of liquids and/or gases.

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Software for Automated Liquid Handler Management

November 12, 2014 3:37 pm | Product Releases | Comments

ArtelWare v1.1,  the first in a series of upgrades in development at Artel, provides new functionality for the management of automated liquid handlers.

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WHO says more than 5,000 have now died of Ebola

November 12, 2014 3:00 pm | by Baba Ahmed - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

More than 5,000 people have died in the Ebola outbreak that is ravaging West Africa, the World Health Organization reported Wednesday, marking another grisly toll in the epidemic. This is the largest Ebola outbreak ever recorded, with more than 14,000 people sickened, the vast majority in the...

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