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You’re Unique, So Your Nutrition Should Be Too: An Interview With Professor Tim Spector

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Recent research has shown that modifiable factors, such as our microbiome diversity, have a much more significant effect on many of our responses to food than fixed factors, like age or genetics. To learn more about predicting and modifying responses to food we spoke with Professor Tim Spector, expert on personalized nutrition.

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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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Evaluating Detection Methods for Persistent Infection

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A pair of recent studies looked at the reliability of clinical observations and bacterial culture versus quantitative PCR (qPCR) in detecting clinically healthy carriers of the bacterium that causes strangles, who pose an infection risk to naïve individuals.

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Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse Using Maths

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Researchers at the University of Sheffield have explained how to survive a zombie apocalypse using maths, in a new outreach project designed to highlight the importance of vaccinations.

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Shark Skin Microbiome Resists Infection

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A survey of the shark skin microbiome provides the first step toward understanding the remarkable resilience of shark wounds to infection.

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A New Weapon in the Fight Against Lethal Fungi
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Researchers have discovered how nanoparticles could be used to develop a biosensor to prevent deadly diseases contracted on medical equipment.

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Progress on Vaccines Against Four Types of Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses
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Scientists have developed a new vaccine that protected monkeys against four types of hemorrhagic fever viruses endemic to regions in Africa.

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Genetic Tools To Explore Zoonotic Chlamydia
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In a collaborative study published in the journal PLOS ONE, researchers from the University of Maryland Baltimore (USA), Duke University (USA), and Umeå University (Sweden), joined forces to adapt a novel genetic tool for zoonotic Chlamydia.

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Technology Networks Explores the CRISPR Revolution: An Interview With Professor Glenn Cohen, World-leading Expert on Bioethics
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In this feature of Technology Networks Explores the CRISPR Revolution, we interview Professor Glenn Cohen, director of Harvard Law School's Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics.

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The Value and Versatility of Clinical Flow Cytometry
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Flow cytometry has inarguable potential as a clinical tool for disease diagnosis, prognosis, and therapeutic monitoring. However, some challenges remain in translating the full promise of FCM into clinical practice. Here, some of the current clinical applications of FCM will be discussed, as well as some of the compelling new applications being researched.

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Technology Networks Explores the CRISPR Revolution: An Interview With Professor George Church
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In this feature of "Technology Networks Explores the CRISPR Revolution", Professor George Church lends his views on some of the milestones achieved in genomics research to date, elaborates on "that wooly mammoth study" and emphasizes his desire to make genomic technologies more widely available.

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Technology Networks Explores the CRISPR Revolution: An Interview With Professor Jennifer Doudna, Co-developer of CRISPR Genome Editing Technology
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In the second feature of "Technology Networks Explores the CRISPR Revolution", we speak with the world-renowned scientist, Professor Jennifer Doudna, the co-developer of CRISPR genome editing technology.

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How Does Cold Plasma Enhance Seed Germination and Plant Growth?
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To respond to the growing need for food worldwide, farmers will need new technologies to produce more food from less land. One method recently tested by researchers for its potential to improve germination is cold plasma technology.

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Francis Mojica: The Modest Microbiologist Who Discovered and Named CRISPR
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Kicking off Technology Networks Explores the CRISPR Revolution, Professor Mojica, or "Francis", takes us on a journey back to the original research that, despite being deemed "crazy" by members of the scientific community at the time, led to the CRISPR revolution that is anticipated to edit evolution forever.

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