DNA phenotyping is just starting to be used to track down criminals, generate new leads on cold-case homicides, and put faces to unidentified and missing people. Now in Hong Kong, it’s being used to threaten litterbugs with public shame, according to organizers of a new anti-polluting campaign.
A tiny microfluidic chip can capture circulating clusters of tumor cells, researchers said. The finding could provide important new clues about how cancer spreads – and could even be a “breakthrough technology,” they said.
The hope is that this standard can be used among the scientific community to see how well their genomic analysis tools match up.
Hamilton Robotics, as part of its co-marketing partnership with Illumina, is developing automated solutions for NGS sample preparation that reduce hands-on time, minimize operational variability, and deliver consistent results. Illumina is providing input on the protocols and assay performance.
Whether you’re brainy, brawny or both, you may someday benefit from a drug found to rejuvenate aging brain and muscle tissue.
A California cat named Vanilla Bean with a congenital heart defect got a rare chance at another life.
Drinking orange juice could help improve brain function in elderly people, according to new research from the University of Reading.
An organization studying great white sharks is enjoying some welcome attention after one of the creatures they've been monitoring started gaining a loyal social media following. (at)MaryLeeShark is the fake Twitter handle for a very real, nearly 3,500-pound great white whose movements can be tracked online and in real time.
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New Worthington grades of Collagenase, recombinant Nucleases DNase I and RNases A, T1 & T2 and Neutral Protease (Dispase®). All certified Animal/Xeno-Free (AF) to minimize potential BSE/TSE (prion) and mammalian virus contamination risks associated with bovine and other animal-sourced enzymes for primary and stem cell isolation, bioprocessing and other biopharm related applications.
Creative Diagnostics provides contract ELISA development kit services for the R&D and IVD community. We conduct ELISA kit development services for supporting regulatory approval submission. Creative Diagnostics will carry out the approval proposal and deliver the expected results and documents in a time and cost effective manner.
Programmable system and humidifying that automates the steps in a slide-based FISH procedure, and provides walk-away convenience for clinical and research personnel. Up to 12 slides can be easily being added or removed with one hand. Two-side heating of slides that allows achieving exact correspondence of the set and actual temperature and maintaining uniform temperature across all slide positions.
The MiniSeal II semi-automatic microplate sealer from Porvair Sciences comes complete with adapters enabling it to process deep well, shallow well, low profile deep well, filter and assay plates that conform to the ANSI / SLAS standard format.
Vitamin D could give your sickly feline friend its 10th life, according to a recent study. New research from the University of Edinburgh found that higher levels of vitamin D were linked to increased survival changes for hospitalized cats.