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Why Does Stinky Cheese Stink?

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Some cheeses, like Epoisses, are so legendarily stinky they’re supposedly banned on public transit in France. It’s the chemistry of washed-rind cheeses that makes them such a smelly food.

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CellStream™ Benchtop Flow Cytometer for Sensitive Cell Analysis

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The new CellStream™ benchtop flow cytometer delivers unparalleled sensitivity and flexibility for cell and particle analysis.

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Tackling Antibiotic-resistance: Nitric Oxide-based Treatments for Respiratory Diseases

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The failure of conventional antibiotics to treat numerous antibiotic-resistant infections necessitates the development of new agents – as a natural anti-microbial nitric oxide holds particular promise.

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Exploring 5 Successful Microbial Symbioses

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Our environment is filled with a multitude of microbes, some harmful others not. However, some organisms have taken coexisting a step further and developed relationships, or symbioses, with microbial partners. Here we consider some of the successful symbiotic relationships found in nature.

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Answer the challenges of CDS Data integrity - Sterling Pharma Solutions Ltd

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Data integrity continues to be a hot topic for the regulatory agencies in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Viruses Spread their Net Through Adaptation

Viruses Spread their Net Through Adaptation

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New research shows how MERS-CoV can adapt to infect cells of a new species, which suggests that other coronaviruses might be able to do the same.

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Rapidly Detecting Harmful Bacteria with Green Gold
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Researchers have developed a method to screen and identify harmful or antibiotic-resistant bacteria within one hour using a portable luminometer.

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Chemicals Found in Vegetables Prevent Colon Cancer in Mice
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Chemicals produced by vegetables such as kale, cabbage and broccoli could help to maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer, a new study shows.

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Immune Cells in the Brain Have Surprising Influence on Sexual Behavior
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Researchers have found a surprising new explanation of how young brains are shaped for sexual behavior later in life.

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Current Trends in Bispecifics, Dual-action and Combination Therapies
Current Trends in Bispecifics, Dual-action and Combination Therapies
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It’s becoming increasingly apparent that treatments for complex diseases such as cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and depression are unlikely to target a single molecule in the pathological pathway. Drug developers are turning to new ways to exploit more than one drug target at a time.

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One-Way vs Two-Way ANOVA: Differences, Assumptions and Hypotheses
One-Way vs Two-Way ANOVA: Differences, Assumptions and Hypotheses
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A key statistical test in research fields including biology, economics and psychology, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) is very useful for analyzing datasets. It allows comparisons to be made between three or more groups of data. Here, we summarize the key differences between these two tests, including the assumptions and hypotheses that must be made about each type of test.

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Biosafety and the Agents of Doom
Biosafety and the Agents of Doom
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To combat harmful pathogens it is vitally important that scientists have facilities available that enable them to work on them safely. These facilities should prevent the operator from becoming infected with the agent they are working with and prevent the organism from escaping the laboratory setting and potentially initiating new outbreaks of disease.

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Cell Culture Quality Control: Blissful Ignorance?
Cell Culture Quality Control: Blissful Ignorance?
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How can quality control efforts keep up with the rapid advances in cellular model research? Read on for insights into challenges in recognizing and managing issues in cell culture quality control

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Safe Guarding Your Food from Harmful Microorganisms and the Impact of Our Changing Climate
Safe Guarding Your Food from Harmful Microorganisms and the Impact of Our Changing Climate
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Prevention and detection of harmful microorganisms within the food industry, be it in your own kitchen, during the production chain or right back at the producer is imperative to keeping consumers healthy. Changes occurring in our climate are also causing shifts in the niches inhabited by microbes, and scientists must keep ahead of the game to prevent emerging issues.

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Clinical Microbial Identification by MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry
Clinical Microbial Identification by MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry
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Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight (MALDI-TOF) is a powerful analytical mass spectrometry technique that has generated numerous diagnostic and clinical applications, especially for the identification of microorganisms for medical diagnosis. Here we take a look at the role of MALDI-TOF in clinical microbial identification and what its future looks like.

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