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Reimagining Micro and Macro Chemical Workflows for Improved Communication

Webinar

This webinar will highlight various stages in micro and macro chemical workflows where employing integrated chemistry databases, drawing tools, and other “tricks of the trade” can help streamline and improve the accuracy of your published research.

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The Evolution of Proteomics - Professor Emanuel Petricoin

Article

This week's instalment of "The Evolution of Proteomics" features an interview with Emanuel Petricoin. Dedicating his career to driving the clinical proteomics field forward, Petricoin's research focuses on the development of cutting-edge microproteomic technologies, identifying and discovering biomarkers for early disease detection and creating nanotechnology tools for analyte detection, drug delivery and monitoring.

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The Mysterious Science of Pain

Video

Explore the biological and psychological factors that influence how we experience pain and how our nervous system reactions to harmful stimuli.

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How To Scan a Pregnant Manta Ray

Video

Manta rays are threatened worldwide and we still know little about their reproductive strategies. The ability to scan pregnant individuals will be invaluable in the quest to protect them.

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Supercomputer Helps Digitally Preserve Destroyed Syrian Temple

News

Archaeology researchers are benefitting from the University’s first high performance computing (HPC) system. Revolutionising the capacity for data collation, the HPC cluster enables the archaeological team to effectively preserve endangered or destroyed heritage across the world, the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, Kathmandu and Notre Dame.

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Semen Quality Sub-par in Cross-sectional Study of Young Swiss Men
News

Elements of reproductive health were analyzed in a study of 2523 young men across all regions of Switzerland. Of the men in the study, only 38% had sperm concentration, motility, and morphology values that met WHO semen reference criteria.

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Anxiety Might Be Alleviated by Regulating Gut Bacteria
News

Review of studies suggests a potentially useful link between gut bacteria and mental disorders.

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EEG Provides Potential Noninvasive Biomarker of Parkinson's
News

A research team has zeroed in on what may be easily detectable markers of Parkinson’s disease.The evidence is in the specific angles and sharpness of electrical waves in unfiltered raw data captured by scalp electroencephalograms of patients receiving treatment for the degenerative disease that slowly damages the central nervous system.

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The End of the Error – How Barcode Systems Are Improving Efficiency in Labs

Article

A key challenge facing biotechnology and pharmaceutical laboratories is how they can reduce mislabeling errors, which can be difficult to spot and have a huge impact on a research project. In this article, Steve Yemm, CEO at digital science and lab informatics company BioData, looks at how barcode labeling can help cut out errors, reduce costs, and increase efficiency in the lab.

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Solving Challenges of Automated 1D and 2D Quantitative Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (qNMR) Spectroscopy Using CRAFT
Article

The desire for automated quantitative NMR (qNMR) analysis has become the challenge to solve. In this article, we present recent data from a series of 1D and 2D qNMR applications of CRAFT – including classic quant-purity analysis, mixture analysis, and complex non-targeted studies.

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Cell Migration: Clinical Relevance, Unique Movement Patterns and Driving Technologies
Article

Cells like to move it, move it! Understanding the mechanisms behind cell migration represents an important piece to the puzzle of many fundamental biological processes and pathologies. This article delves into textbook models of cell migration, recent insights on movement patterns, and highlights the technology driving cell migration research forward.

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Code of the Wild: A Documentary Film Exploring the Genome Editing Revolution
Article

In the Code of the Wild documentary film, Cody Sheehy (award winning producer and director) and CRISPR scientist Samira Kiani explore the controversial and secretive world of genetic engineering. In an interview with Kiani and Sheehy, we cover all aspects of Code of the Wild, including the making of the documentary film, the discovery of Jiankui He's experiment that shook the world and the concept of being able to "purchase" a longer life span.

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