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Electric Cabinet Oven for Lab Testing

March 18, 2015 2:47 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Horizontal Airflow Cabinet Oven No. 1002 is an electrically-heated, 500ºF (~260ºC) cabinet oven from Grieve, currently used for various test procedures in the customer’s laboratory..

SpectroBAY® NIR Analysis Technology

March 18, 2015 2:37 pm | Product Releases | Comments

KROHNE, Inc. announces its new SpectroBAY® process near-infrared (NIR) spectrometer system for efficient process control in the chemical industry. Improving chemical plant reliability and profitability through automated control, the system is ideal for a range of applications, including fluids, gases, and suspensions in conjunction with optical sensors. Chemical plants...

Real-time PCR Dye

March 18, 2015 12:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Precision Blue real-time PCR dye from Bio-Rad Laboratories makes it easier for researchers to set up real-time PCR (qPCR) experiments. 

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Obese Women 40 percent More Likely to Get Cancer

March 18, 2015 12:00 pm | by Cancer Research UK | News | Comments

Obese women have around a 40 percent greater risk of developing a weight-related cancer in their lifetime than women of a healthy weight, according to new figures* released by Cancer Research UK Tuesday.

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Study Reveals Previously Unknown Site of Anesthetic Action

March 18, 2015 11:52 am | News | Comments

Findings may relate to anesthetic neurotoxicity in children and could lead to more targeted and safer concentration levels.

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Recalling Memories May Make Us Forget

March 18, 2015 11:49 am | by University of Cambridge | News | Comments

Intentionally recalling memories may lead us to forget other competing experiences that interfere with retrieval, according to a study published today. In other words, the very act of remembering may be one of the major reasons why we forget.

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New Compound Prevents Type 1 Diabetes in Animal Models

March 18, 2015 10:57 am | by TSRI | News | Comments

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have successfully tested a potent synthetic compound that prevents type 1 diabetes in animal models of the disease.

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Emerging Diseases Likely More Harmful in Similar Species

March 18, 2015 10:46 am | by University of Cambridge | News | Comments

When viruses such as influenza and Ebola jump from one species to another, their ability to cause harm can change dramatically, but research from the University of Cambridge shows that it may be possible to predict the virus’s virulence by looking at how deadly it is in closely-related species.

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A Single-Cell Breakthrough

March 18, 2015 10:35 am | by Marla Vacek Broadfoot, Ph.D. | News | Comments

The human gut is a remarkable thing. Every week the intestines regenerate a new lining, sloughing off the equivalent surface area of a studio apartment and refurbishing it with new cells. This year researchers figured out a way to isolate and grow thousands of these elusive cells in the laboratory at one time.

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DNA Polymerase Offers Specificity, Stability for PCR

March 17, 2015 1:03 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The FlashTaq Hot-Start Taq DNA Polymerase from Empirical Bioscience is a chemically-modified Taq polymerase designed to reduce non-specific amplification in PCR.

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Study Reveals Treatment for Women with Breast Cancer Suffering Cognitive Difficulties

March 17, 2015 12:48 pm | by Reggie Kumar, UCLA | News | Comments

Mental training exercises developed at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have been shown to help mitigate the effects of "chemo brain"

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Futuristic 3-D Printing Technique Unveiled

March 17, 2015 12:00 pm | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Videos | Comments

The inspiration for this creation came from the T-1000, the lethal and liquid robot from the movie Terminator 2.

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Gene Discovery Provides Clue to How TB May Evade the Immune System

March 17, 2015 11:08 am | by University of Cambridge | News | Comments

The largest genetic study of tuberculosis (TB) susceptibility to date has led to a potentially important new insight into how the pathogen manages to evade the immune system.

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Scientists Make Surprise Finding in Stroke Research

March 17, 2015 10:38 am | by University of Manchester | News | Comments

Scientists at The University of Manchester have made an important new discovery about the brain’s immune system that could lead to potential new treatments for stroke and other related conditions.

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Study Confirms Key Targets of New Anti-Cancer Drug Candidates

March 17, 2015 10:19 am | by TSRI | News | Comments

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have confirmed the ribosome assembly process as a potentially fertile new target for anti-cancer drugs by detailing the essential function of a key component in the assembly process.

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