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Bolivian Rainforest People Perceive Musical Pitch Differently

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“Do-Re-Mi” may be fundamental to western music, but not to the human brain, suggests a fascinating new study that has assessed the ability of an isolated community of people living in the Bolivian rainforest to recognize musical notes arranged in the western octave structure.

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Digital Technology Enhancing Lateral Flow Diagnostics

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Digitization is a trend threading many disciplines, and lateral flow is no exception. Here, we share insights from Dave Taylor, co-founder and chief operating officer of Bond Digital Health, a UK-based life sciences company that develops app and cloud technology solutions for lateral flow diagnostics.

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Lipidomics – A Niche but Rapidly Growing Field

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Although researchers have been working on lipid biochemistry for many decades, lipidomics is a more recent, newly emerging discipline – with potential applications for diagnosing and preventing disease.

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Exploring the Fourth Dimension of Proteome Analysis

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Recent developments in MS technology have enabled a fourth dimension of analysis: ion mobility separation. The term "4D proteomics" has been created to describe analysis that incorporates all four dimensions. We interviewed two researchers at the forefront of the proteomics field to learn more about how 4D proteomics approaches are enhancing their research.


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Evidence Reinforcing Approval of New Cancer Drugs Raises Questions

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Around half of trials that supported new cancer drug approvals in Europe between 2014 and 2016 were judged to be at high risk of bias, according to a new study.

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A New Study Shows That Vitamin D Deficiency Is Strongly Linked to Increased Mortality, and Encourages Supplementation
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A new study shows that vitamin D deficiency is strongly linked to increased mortality, and encourages supplementation.

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Endocannabinoids Are Widely Expressed in the Human Testis
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Researchers present findings which indicate that the endocannabinoid system (ECS) may be directly involved in the regulation of the physiology of the human testis.1

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Genetic Preparation for Hibernation Is Key for Grizzly Bears
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New RNA sequencing-based genetic research conducted at Washington State University's Bear Research, Education, and Conservation Center shows grizzlies express a larger number of genes in preparation for, and during hibernation to cope with such stressors, than do any other species studied.

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Artificial Intelligence – Improving How We Diagnose Cancer

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AI has come a long way from its humble beginnings. With the advanced development of AI systems and machine learning, more significant medical applications for the technology are emerging. In this article, we explore how the field of cancer diagnosis is advancing hand-in-hand with AI.

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New Platform to Analyse exRNA for Cancer Diagnostics
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Professor Hsueh-Chia Chang tells us about the proposed diagnostic platform and some of the advantages it could offer over current methods of analysing exRNA.

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UK BioBank Project Is Taken to the Next Level by Sequencing 500,000 Genomes
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In a bid to push personalized medicine forward, an ambitious ground-breaking £200 million project will see the 500,000 BioBank participants' whole genomes sequenced.

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Automated, Reproducible Workflows Can Speed Up EM Image Analysis
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Electron microscopy (EM) image analysis can be an immensely useful process for researchers, but too often is also laborious and time-consuming. New software packages are changing that. We caught up with Laurent Billy, Director of Product Management, Applications Software at Thermo Fisher Scientific to find out more about the future of EM image analysis.

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