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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.


Computing Needs for Genome Data are Getting Larger

July 17, 2015 7:53 am | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

An estimated 100 million to 2 billion human genomes may be sequenced by 2025.


Bioscience Bulletin: Anesthetic Discoveries, GMOs, and Gene Mutations

July 17, 2015 7:53 am | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | News | Comments

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Liberia Confirms 2nd Ebola Death in Resurgent Outbreak

July 16, 2015 9:03 am | by Jonathan Paye-Layleh, Associated Press | News | Comments

A second person in Liberia has died from Ebola in the latest resurgence of the deadly disease in the West African nation, an official said Wednesday.


Advanced Composites May Borrow Designs from Deep Sea Shrimp

July 16, 2015 9:02 am | by Purdue University | News | Comments

New research is revealing details about how the exoskeleton of a certain type of deep-sea shrimp allows the animal to survive scalding hot waters in hydrothermal vents thousands of feet under water.


Impact of Type 2 Diabetes on Lymphatic Vessels Identified

July 16, 2015 9:02 am | by University of Missouri | News | Comments

Amino acid found in red meat, poultry may improve lymphatic function in diabetes.


Study: High Risk Areas for Lyme Disease Are Growing

July 16, 2015 9:01 am | by Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

The geographic areas where Lyme disease is a bigger danger have grown dramatically, according to a new government study published Wednesday.


Digital Dispenser Now Offers Aqueous Liquid Dispensing

July 16, 2015 9:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

The  HP D300 Digital Dispenser – available from Tecan – now allows customers to titrate low volumes of biomolecules in aqueous solutions, offering greater flexibility for drug discovery workflows. Users can choose between dispensing DMSO, for small molecule studies, and aqueous solutions in combination with a surfactant, for the investigation of proteins, antibodies, enzymes and nucleic acids.

New Approach to Spinal Cord, Brain Injury Research

July 16, 2015 8:59 am | by University of South Carolina | News | Comments

Many an injury will heal, but the damaged spinal cord is notoriously recalcitrant.


Alzheimer's Affects Black and White Brains Differently, Study Says

July 16, 2015 8:59 am | by Seth Augenstein, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Alzheimer’s disease causes deteriorating changes in the brain. But those changes may be different for people of different races, according to a new study released today.



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