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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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How Fungus-Farming Ants Might Help us Develop New Antibiotics

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Scientists are trying to develop new antibiotics for humans from the bacteria leafcutter ants are carrying on their bodies to protect the fungus they farm from other microbes.

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Superbugs: The Fight for Our Lives

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Sheldon Paquin explores how society is responding to the enormous challenge of antibiotic resistance.

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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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"Microbrick" Bacteria could be part of Next-Generation Imaging

"Microbrick" Bacteria could be part of Next-Generation Imaging

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Scientists have used light patterns to control the swimming speed of bacteria and direct them to form different shapes, making it possible to use them as microbricks for building the next generation of microscopic devices.

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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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