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Agilent 8700 LDIR chemical imaging system – What’s in the tablet?

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Learn how to minimize the time you spend on sample analysis and data review—so you can increase productivity and minimize costs.

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Seeing Is Believing – How Benchtop SEMs Are Changing the Imaging Landscape

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Imaging techniques, such as scanning electron microscopy (SEM), have been instrumental in giving insights into the world beyond the naked eye. Traditional SEM instruments have provided us with unprecedented details, but can be complex to use, and require a large dedicated space. The dawn and advancement of compact and user-friendly benchtop SEMs are changing this picture. We spoke to Donna Guarrera, Assistant Division Director for SM at Jeol, about the Neoscope benchtop SEM.

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Chewing on the Fat of Food Analysis and Beyond

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To ensure safety and consistency of products within the food industry, continual analysis through the production process is essential. We spoke to Ian Olmsted, from CEM Corporation, about ORACLE, an innovative solution that enables analysts to measure fat in food and much more without the fuss of traditional techniques.

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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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What Do We Need? Good Vaccine Design! When Do We Need It? Now!

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The infectious agents that continually assault our bodies are many and diverse. Even just a few decades ago, diseases such as smallpox and typhoid were killing millions every year and some still are. Thankfully for us, at least for some diseases, this picture has changed, and the development of vaccines has played a not insignificant role in this achievement.

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Mitochondria - When Friends Become Enemies

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Researchers have discovered a new mechanism by which cells communicate in inflammatory processes. This involves endogenous mitochondria released from white blood cells turning into initiators of inflammation. It is as if friends turn into enemies.

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NIAID Scientists Develop “Mini-brain” Model of Human Prion Disease
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National Institutes of Health scientists have used human skin cells to create what they believe is the first cerebral organoid system, or “mini-brain,” for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD).

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Artificial Nose Helps Neurosurgeons Identify Cancerous Tissue During Surgery
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Scientists have developed an artificial nose, which can help neurosurgeons identify cancerous tissue during surgery and enables the more precise excision of tumors.

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Making the 'Human-Body Internet' More Effective
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As electronics become smaller and faster, the adoption of "wearables", like smart watches, has increased. However, like regular computers, wearables are vulnerable to conventional hacking. What if we could use the human body itself to transfer and collect information? This area of research is known as human body communication (HBC).

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Aurora Supercomputer to Empower Advanced Chemistry Research

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At Argonne National Laboratory, the Aurora supercomputer will lead the charge as the US's first system exceeding an exaflop, or a billion-billion calculations per second. In this article, we explore how Aurora could enable revolutionary advances in heterogeneous catalysis chemistry research, with implications for fossil fuel processing and small molecule conversion.

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The EPIC-XS Consortium Kicks Off
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The European Proteomics Infrastructure Consortium providing access (EPIC-XS), funded as part of the Horizon 2020 Work programme, held its kick-off meeting in Amsterdam on April 25-26 2019. In this article, we discuss the objectives and highlights of the meeting.

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Addressing Gender Bias – “It Is Time to End the Tradition in Science of All-Male Speaking Panels”
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Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. Director of the National Institutes of Health, has recently directly addressed the issue of underrepresented groups in science: "Too often, women and members of other groups underrepresented in science are conspicuously missing in the marquee speaking slots at scientific meetings and other high-level conferences.”

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Can We Really Measure Stress?
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Oxford Medistress, developer of the Leukocyte Coping Capacity (LCC) test, says that the test can measure your stress levels in 10 minutes, by sampling a drop of your blood. Could the test revolutionize the field of stress diagnostics? In this article we explore the history of measuring stress, and find out whether the LCC will be a milestone or side-note in that history.

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