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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Prof. Anna Williams Discusses Her Research into Small Vessel Disease

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Professor Anna Williams spoke to Xandrina and Adam on the Neuro Show to explain how her group's findings are being translated into treatment for Small Vessel Disease.

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CO2 Shortage Highlights that It’s Not Always the Bad Guy

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Say the words “carbon dioxide” to many people and often the first connotations that come to mind are negative things like emissions and global warming. Many governments around the globe are going to great lengths to reduce harmful emissions, including carbon dioxide (CO2), which remain worryingly high. However, believe it or not, a CO2 shortage is currently causing havoc in many areas of the food and beverage industry.

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The new Gibco™ One Shot™ FBS 50 mL bottle. Finally…Aliquot-free solution that reduces contamination.

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The Gibco One Shot FBS 50 mL bottle is designed to significantly improve your results and solve myriad challenges slowing down your research. Join the aliquot-free revolution today!

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Machine Learning Model Provides Early Dementia Diagnosis

Machine Learning Model Provides Early Dementia Diagnosis

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Improving dementia care through increased and timely diagnosis is an NHS priority, yet around half of those living with dementia live with the condition unaware. Now a new machine-learning model that scans routinely collected NHS data has shown promising signs of being able to predict undiagnosed dementia in primary care.

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Neuroscience Milestone: Complete fly brain imaged at nanoscale resolution
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Two high-speed electron microscopes +7,062 brain slices +21 million images = The complete volume of the drosophila brain

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Look Before You Flush: Cancer Campaign Encourages Vigilance
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Be Clear on Cancer campaign urges public to check urine for blood and to inform the doctor ASAP

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Working Together Helps Phage Overcome CRISPR
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Surprising results show that phage join forces to overcome bacteria’s CRISPR -based immune defenses. Improved understanding of the interactions between phage and their bacterial hosts could help advance phage-based therapies and stimulate viral research.

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Memory Pioneer Celebrates Her Centenary

Memory Pioneer Celebrates Her Centenary

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Brenda Milner who pioneered our understanding of multi-system memory celebrated her 100th birthday at the weekend

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From Metabolite to Biomarker: Mass Spectrometry in Diagnostics
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Professor Alain van Gool, Professor of Personalized Healthcare at Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc), in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, helps oversee Radboudumc’s 19 Technology Centers, which span multiple aspects of biomedical science. He also has a rather more specialized position as head of the Translational Metabolic Laboratory (TML).

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UPS Ensures a Stable Outlook for Diamond Light Source
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Diamond Light Source is the UK's national synchrotron facility and is used by over 7,000 researchers from both academia and industry to conduct essential experiments that keep the UK at the forefront of scientific research. Due to the sensitive nature of the equipment, it is therefore imperative that a stable power supply is maintained to the equipment.

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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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