Nova Biomedical's BioProfile FLEX 2, the next addition to the line of cell culture chemistry analyzers, incorporates maintenance-free MicroSensor Card technology that eliminates sensor maintenance and maximizes workflow efficiency.
Two-day-old Ellie Bailey squirms in a hospital bassinet and cries as her tiny left heel is squeezed and then pricked with a needle to draw a blood sample. An Indianapolis hospital technician quickly saturates six circles on a special filter card with the child's blood.
A unique and pioneering study of the ancient and modern DNA of the 'ship of the desert' -- the single humped camel or dromedary -- has shed new light on how its use by human societies has shaped its genetic diversity.
Scientists created bioengineered blood vessels for kidney-disease patients on dialysis. The man-made vessels appeared to be both safe and more durable than commonly used synthetic versions, said the investigators.
For decades, scientists have fiercely debated whether rapid eye movement (REM) sleep - the phase where dreams appear - is directly involved in memory formation. Now, a new study provides evidence that REM sleep does, indeed, play this role - at least in mice.
A growing body of research is revealing associations between birth defects and a father’s age, alcohol use and environmental factors, say researchers. They say these defects result from epigenetic alterations that can potentially affect multiple generations.
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Terra Universal's SpotWare Colorimetric Microarray Scanner allows digital microarray images to be scanned, analyzed and stored in a desktop computer.
Brain tumors in dogs are strikingly similar to their human tumor counterparts. In a recent study researchers have used genetic analyses in different dog breeds to identify genes that could have a role in the development of brain tumors in both dogs and human.
A study in male mice exposed to stress shows that a particular region, the hippocampus, hits many developmental milestones early -- essentially maturing faster in response to stress.
Researchers have developed a new theory for the causes of dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases, involving an out-of-control immune system.
In experiments involving a simulation of the human esophagus and stomach, researchers have demonstrated a tiny origami robot that can unfold itself from a swallowed capsule and, steered by external magnetic fields, crawl across the stomach wall to remove a swallowed button battery or patch a wound.
We share our bodies and our surroundings with teeming communities of microbes that are crucial to the health of people and the planet, and now the Obama administration is beginning a major project to better understand those invisible ecosystems - even control them.
A class of drug that inhibits estrogen production and is used to treat breast cancer has been found to quickly and effectively suppress dangerous brain seizures, according to a new study.
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention laboratory was suspended, and a total of six secret enforcement actions have been taken against others over a little more than a decade, due to mishandling of dangerous germs, according to a new investigation.