The GPR-850 Gel Protein Recovery instrument from Protea Biosciences Group Inc. delivers efficient recovery of gel separated intact proteins through a multiplexed, automated, microfluidics chip-based process.
Health officials say high schools students' use of electronic cigarettes tripled over three years. In a large national survey last year, 4.5 percent of high school students said they had used an e-cigarette at least one day the previous month. That's up from 1.5 percent in 2011 and 2.8 percent in...
Portuguese health authorities say the death toll from a recent outbreak of Legionnaire's disease near the capital Lisbon has risen to seven, with 311 people infected. The General Directorate for Health said in a statement Thursday that all the recorded cases are linked to a cluster of small towns...
The Olympus DSX100 opto-digital imaging system, is a free-angle wide-zoom microscope that combines cutting-edge optical performance with the operational convenience of a smartphone or tablet.
The MultiSEM 505 from ZEISS, a new scanning electron microscope (SEM), features 61 beams working in parallel, and offers a capture speed of 1220 megapixels per second at a pixel size of 4 nm.
A new government report says sloppy care of contact lenses is a main reason for hundreds of thousands of eye infections each year. The reports estimates that there are nearly 1 million patient visits to doctor's offices, clinics and hospitals for treatment of an infection of the cornea called...
A U.S. official estimates there are 3,000 active cases of Ebola in West Africa, many of them in small clusters dotted throughout the countryside that require a more rapid and flexible response. Rajiv Shah is administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development. Shah calls the worrisome...
Damaged messenger RNA can jam cellular machines that make protein. The failure to clear the jams and chew up bad messengers is associated with neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.
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.
The T:Genius imaging system from Syngene allows high performance, walk-away imaging of gels and blots on a smartphone or tablet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.