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Complement System Made Easy- Immunology- Classical Alternate & Lectin pathway

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The complement system is a part of the immune system that enhances (complements) the ability of antibodies and phagocytic cells to clear microbes and damaged cells from an organism, promotes inflammation, and attacks the pathogen's plasma membrane.

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On-demand Explosions are Helping to Build Better Batteries

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A new device allows researchers to make lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries fail on demand, and that’s a crucial step in making them safer.

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Automated Parallel Derivatization Strategy with Broad Metabolite Coverage Coupled to SWATH/MS Data Acquisition for Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis

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We propose a workflow including an automated fast parallel derivatization of amines, phenols, aldehydes, alcohols and ketones followed by QUAL/QUANT SWATH/MS analysis for broad metabolite coverage.

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Soot from Polluted Air Reaches the Placenta

Soot from Polluted Air Reaches the Placenta

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Evidence of tiny particles of carbon, typically created by burning fossil fuels, has been found in placentas for the first time.

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Epigenetic Signature May Help People Stay Ahead of IBD
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In treating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), physicians can have a hard time telling which newly diagnosed patients have a high risk of severe inflammation or what therapies will be most effective. Now researchers report finding an epigenetic signature in patient cells that appears to predict inflammation risk in a serious type of IBD called Crohn’s disease.

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Decoding the Structure of an RNA-Based CRISPR System
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Over the past several years, CRISPR-Cas9 has moved beyond the lab bench and into the public zeitgeist. Now, scientists from the Salk Institute are reporting for the first time the detailed molecular structure of CRISPR-Cas13d, a promising enzyme for emerging RNA-editing technology.

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Forensic Ice Detectives Piece Together Startling Picture
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Using remote sensing technology, scientists have been investigating the dramatic acceleration in loss of the Russian ice cap,which changed from 2 inches to 82 feet per day.

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What Colour is This Shoe?

What Colour is This Shoe?

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Just when you thought it was safe to go back on social media, a new controversy has erupted. The question dividing opinions across the internet is now, "Do you see a pink shoe with white laces, or a grey shoe with blue laces?"

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Three Ways to Turn Life Science Suppliers into Partners
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A growing number of life science businesses are turning to greater supply chain collaboration for benefits like accelerated time to market, improved quality, reduced risk and more rapid and widespread innovation. But while 68% of executives in this industry say active and meaningful engagement with suppliers is essential to success, far too many, over a third, struggle to implement it.

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How Can Machine Learning Improve Surgery?
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Machine learning modeling is one of the most eagerly adopted technologies across healthcare. An important technology in this area is robot-assisted surgery, where the hope is that AI’s rapid evolution will soon allow machine learning models to enhance current surgical practice. This article reviews the current and close future applications of machine learning in burn surgery and microsurgery.

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The Brain Bounces Back: Activity enables mice to overcome brain damage
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Scientists removed an area of the somatosensory cortex in mice and found the animals could recover their behavioral deficit within two days.

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