High Purity Plasma Extraction

Blog

To learn about some of the challenges of extracting plasma from blood, and how a recently developed microfluidic device could help overcome some of these, we spoke to Dr. Weihua Li.

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What Tears Can Tell Us About Our Nutritional Health

Article

Adrienne R. Minerick, Associate Dean for Research & Innovation, College of Engineering, Michigan Technological University, tells us about the potential that tears can offer as an indicator of nutritional health.

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The Birth of Hallucinomics?

Article

Bryan Roth's lab at UNC-Chapel Hill have solved the structure of the LSD-bound serotonin receptor. The work took several years to produce but could open up therapeutic approaches in the treatment of stress and headaches.

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Integrating Electronics with the Human Body

Life In Science

Recipient of this year’s IEEE EMBS Trailblazer Award, Dr. Rogers tells us a little about his career and the work his lab is doing to develop biocompatible electronics such as the Lab on the Skin.

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NMR Shows New Molecular Phenomenon

News

A new technology has shown a molecule self-assembling into different forms when passing between solution state to solid state, and back again.

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Gut Bugs Advance Alzheimer's Disease

Gut Bugs Advance Alzheimer's Disease

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Study, published in Nature Scientific Reports, describes how reducing gut bacteria prevented the advancement of neurodegeneration in a mouse model of Alzheimer's Disease.

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Dynamin1 Found to be in Aggressive Cancer Cells
News

The two studies find that dynamin1 (Dyn1), a protein once thought to be present only in nerve cells of the brain and spinal cord, is also found in aggressive cancer cells.

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Excess Lipoproteins May Cause Chronic Kidney Stones in Children.
News

Excess lipoproteins and fatty acids may be associated with the development of painful and often chronic kidney stones in children.

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Microbiomes Influence Metabolic Disease
News

The microbiome has been shown to work in tandem with the genes of a host organism to regulate insulin secretion.

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