Future of Medicine Could be Found in a Tiny Crystal Ball Thursday, February 04, 2016 A Drexel University materials scientist has discovered a way to grow a crystal ball in a lab. Not the kind that soothsayers use to predict the future, but a microscopic version that could be used to encapsulate medication in a way that would allow it to deliver its curative payload more effectively inside the body.Toxicity Testing With Cultured Liver Cells Wednesday, February 03, 2016 Microreactor replaces animal testing. Scientists Honored for Important Research on Mass Spectrometry Tuesday, January 26, 2016 William Gilliland Jr. and Nalaka Rannulu recently received the Best Poster Awards at the 2015 CASSS Mass Spec Symposium.Proteins Seek, Attack, Destroy Tumor Cells in Bloodstream Friday, January 15, 2016 Using white blood cells to ferry potent cancer-killing proteins through the bloodstream virtually eliminates metastatic prostate cancer in mice, Cornell researchers have confirmed. Why Do Some Infections Persist? Friday, January 15, 2016 In preparing for the possibility of an antibiotic onslaught, some bacterial cultures adopt an all-for-one/one-for-all strategy that would make a socialist proud, University of Vermont researchers have found. Flipping Molecular 'Switch' May Reduce Nicotine's Effects in the Brain Friday, January 15, 2016 Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered that a lipid (fat molecule) in brain cells may act as a “switch” to increase or decrease the motivation to consume nicotine.Innovate UK Support for SimOmics Thursday, January 14, 2016 A University of York spin-out backed by the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Enterprise Hub, has been awarded a £300,000 grant from the UK’s innovation agency Innovate UK.TSRI Team Comes Together with Rare Disease Community Monday, January 11, 2016 Don’t worry, science fiction fans, the machines aren’t taking over quite yet. It turns out humans still beat computers at reading and comprehending text.It is All About the Product, Right? Monday, January 11, 2016 Technology Networks met with Waters Corporation at its head office in Milford, MA to better understand the factors they use to drive business success.