Stem Cells in Drug Discovery

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Potential source of unlimited human test cells, but roadblocks remain.

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Functional Analysis of RAD51B and RAD23B SNPs using Circular Chromosome Conformation Capture (4C) in Human Prostate Cell Lines

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The aim of this study is to understand the mechanism behind the association between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), lying in non-coding regions near or within RAD51B and RAD23B, and prostate cancer risk by analysing their interactions with the whole genome using Circular Chromosome Conformation Capture (4C).

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Challenges of Developing Paper Based Diagnostic Devices

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John Brennan, Professor and Director, Biointerfaces Institute, McMaster University tells us about some of the challenges of developing paper based diagnostic devices.

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PEAKS Studio 8

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PEAKS is the preferred de novo sequencing software for identifying novel peptides and studying unsequenced organisms.

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MFCS™-EZ: Microfluidic Flow Control System

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The MFCS™-EZ is a unique pressure-based flow controller for micro-fluidic and nano-fluidic applications.

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Smartphone Microscope Developed

Smartphone Microscope Developed

The microscope can image and analyze DNA sequences and genetic mutations without having to first extract DNA from samples, making use in remote locations possible.

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New Nanomaterial and Imaging Method Discovered

A team of chemists have created an new type of nanomaterial and watched it form in real time, using a transmission electron microscope.

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New Standard Test Method to Assess Water Safety

Researchers investigating nutrient runoff, water quality and wastewater treatment operators can now benefit from a new American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard.

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Precision Medicine for Pediatric Brain Tumors a Reality

A clinical study has demonstrated the positive role that precision medicine can have on the care of pediatric brain cancer patients.

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