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Study Reveals Improved Way to Interpret High-throughput Biological Data

July 21, 2015 8:19 am | by The Genome Analysis Centre | News | Comments

A recent study reveals a novel workflow, identifying associations between molecules to provide insights into cellular metabolism and gene expression in complex biological systems.


Mantis Elite-Cam HD

July 20, 2015 10:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mantis Elite-Cam HD is the newest member of the Mantis family of "eyepiece-less" stereo microscopes. It brings stunning image and video capture capabilities to the outstanding optical performance of Mantis.

Facebook for the Proteome

July 20, 2015 10:19 am | by Harvard University | News | Comments

Biologists map protein networks in human 'interactome'.


Magnetic Pulses to the Brain Deliver Long-lasting Relief for Tinnitus Patients

July 20, 2015 9:55 am | by Oregon Health & Science University | News | Comments

In the largest U.S. clinical trial of its kind funded by the Veterans Affairs (VA) Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, researchers found that transcranial magnetic stimulation significantly improved tinnitus symptoms for more than half of study participants.


Mechanisms Behind Mutations in Calcium Ion Channels and Immunodeficiency

July 20, 2015 9:38 am | by Northwestern University | News | Comments

Patients with mutations in specialized calcium ion channels called calcium release-activated channels (CRAC) suffer from a severe immunodeficiency syndrome. In a paper, scientists described the mechanisms behind one of these mutations.


California Universities Battle Over Alzheimer's Research

July 20, 2015 9:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

One university's effort to poach a star faculty member at another Southern California university has devolved into a legal battle that some fear may impede Alzheimer's disease research.


Better DNA Analysis for Catching Criminals

July 20, 2015 8:20 am | by University of Adelaide | News | Comments

A simple, lower-cost new method for DNA profiling of human hairs developed by the University of Adelaide should improve opportunities to link criminals to serious crimes.


Scientists Develop Model for Robots with Bacterial Brains

July 20, 2015 8:19 am | by Virginia Tech | News | Comments

Forget the Vulcan mind-meld of the Star Trek generation — as far as mind control techniques go, bacteria is the next frontier.


Device Offers Remote-Controlled Drug Delivery

July 20, 2015 8:05 am | by Stephanie Guzowski, Editor, Drug Discovery & Development | Articles | Comments

The technology builds upon previous work in which targeted brain cells are activated with flashes of light.


Single-Pass Tangential Flow Filtration with Pellicon Cassettes

July 17, 2015 7:57 am | EMD Millipore | Product Releases | Comments

Single-pass tangential flow filtration (TFF) with Pellicon cassettes is an enhanced application of EMD Millipore’s existing TFF technology that allows concentration of process streams without the recirculation required in traditional TFF.

Revolutionizing a Revolutionary Technology

July 17, 2015 7:56 am | by Brown University | News | Comments

Optogenetics, a technology that allows scientists to control cells with light, has blown the doors wide open in neuroscience since its debut less than a decade ago.


New Species of Feather Winged Dinosaur Unearthed in China

July 17, 2015 7:55 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A nearly complete, new dinosaur fossil has been unearthed in China, the first in its family to have unusually short feathered wings. 


Magnetic Nanoparticles Could be Key to Effective Immunotherapy

July 17, 2015 7:55 am | by Johns Hopkins University | News | Comments

In recent years, researchers have hotly pursued immunotherapy, a promising form of treatment that relies on harnessing and training the body’s own immune system to better fight cancer and infection. 


Red Wine Antioxidant May Provide New Cancer Therapy Options

July 17, 2015 7:54 am | by Oregon State University | News | Comments

Two polyphenols that have been widely studied for their health properties may soon become the basis of an important new advance in cancer treatment, primarily by improving the efficacy and potential use of an existing chemotherapeutic cancer drug.


Mosquitoes Use Smell to See Their Hosts

July 17, 2015 7:54 am | by Caltech | News | Comments

On summer evenings, we try our best to avoid mosquito bites by dousing our skin with bug repellents and lighting citronella candles.



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