High Purity Plasma Extraction

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To learn about some of the challenges of extracting plasma from blood, and how a recently developed microfluidic device could help overcome some of these, we spoke to Dr. Weihua Li.

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Droplet Microfluidics

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Learn how microdroplets are generated, and some of the advantages they offer over conventional microfluidics

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Organs-on-Chips: Applications, Challenges, and the Future

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Limitations of current planar, static cell culture systems or animal models highlight the urgent need for more physiologically relevant models of human organs, and have fuelled the development of organs-on-chips.

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Mechanisms Behind Sensory Deficits in Parkinson's Disease Uncovered

Mechanisms Behind Sensory Deficits in Parkinson's Disease Uncovered

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Scientists at the Karolinska have performed in vivo electrophysiological characterizations of sensory responses to whisker twitches and reveal the sensory deficits observed in a Parkinson's model are rescued by L-DOPA, the most commonly prescribed Parkinson's Disease drug.

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Role of Stem Cells in Chronic Lung Diseases Revealed
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A novel population of lung stem cells plays an important role in regulating the pulmonary microvasculature — the network of tiny blood vessels where oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange takes place.

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Academic Redesigns FDA-Approved MabThera to Treat ALS
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Researchers have redesigned a portion of the FDA-apporved MabThera for better-targeted treatment of ALS.

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Fathers' Brains Respond Differently to Daughters Than Sons
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Brain scans and recordings of the parents’ daily interactions with their kids suggest fathers with toddler daughters are more attentive and responsive to those daughters’ needs than fathers with toddler sons.

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