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Krystal UV quartz bottomed microplates from Porvair Sciences Ltd. are designed for high throughput applications which require excitation or detection wavelengths in the far UV region below 350nm.
A new study in mice suggests the possibility of one day restoring at least some vision in people blinded by optic nerve damage from glaucoma, a condition estimated to affect more than 4 million Americans, or from trauma.
A gene linked to mental disorders helps lays the foundation for a crucial brain structure during prenatal development.
In a new study, neuroscientists have detailed how this receptor reabsorption takes place, allowing neurons to get rid of unwanted connections and to dampen their sensitivity in cases of overexcitation.
Six medical volunteers have been hospitalized - one in a state of brain death - after taking part in a botched drug test at a clinic in western France, the Health Ministry said Friday.
Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer.
Welcome to Pipette Tip of the Week, where each week during the month of January we will bring you one or two pipetting tricks to help your technique in the lab.
Sometimes technology can make routine tasks more complex. For Sriram Ravindran, a cell biologist at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the use of fluorescence microscopes for daily cell imaging tasks was one such example.
AMSBIO announces the launch of the Oris 3D Embedded Invasion Assay – a unique product offering quantifiable real-time analysis of cell invasion. This new cell invasion assay is designed to enable cell movement through an extracellular matrix (ECM) in 3-Dimensions, thereby getting you as close as possible to an in vivo experiment using in vitro conditions.
A team of researchers has shown in mice that a specific gene can cause the disease called Hajdu-Cheney syndrome. Overabundant bone-absorbing cells may be causing the disorder's characteristic bone loss, and the researchers hope to find a potential treatment.
Using carbon nanotubes, chemical engineers have devised a new method for detecting proteins, including fibrinogen, one of the coagulation factors critical to the blood-clotting cascade.
A potato genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine is as safe as any other potato on the market, the Food and Drug Administration says.
Scientists have discovered a mechanism that may explain how the brain can recall nearly all of what happened on a recent afternoon -- or make a thorough plan for how to spend an upcoming afternoon -- in a fraction of the time it takes to live out the experience. The breakthrough in understanding a previously unknown function in the brain has implications for research into schizophrenia, autism spectrum disorders, and Alzheimer's disease.
A new study reports a uniquely identifiable odor signature from mouse models of Alzheimer's disease. The odor signature appears in urine before significant development of Alzheimer-related brain pathology, suggesting that it may be possible to develop a non-invasive tool for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.