Clinical Trial Outcomes Influenced By Financial Ties Between Researchers And Companies

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Research published in BMJ looked at a cross section of clinical trials from 2013 and describes a positive correlation between positive study outcomes and financial links between authors and drug companies.

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What Tears Can Tell Us About Our Nutritional Health

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Adrienne R. Minerick, Associate Dean for Research & Innovation, College of Engineering, Michigan Technological University, tells us about the potential that tears can offer as an indicator of nutritional health.

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Benchtop Concentrator Enhances Forensic Sample Preparation

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A paper by UK researchers describes using a miVac DNA concentrator from Genevac to provide reliable and efficient sample preparation in the development of a novel forensic method to detect diclofenac residues in vultures and livestock animals.

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The Chromiumâ„¢ Genome Solution

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The Chromium Genome uses the power of Linked-Reads to fully resolve genic phasing, reveal structural variation and detect variants in previously inaccessible and complex regions of the genome.

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Challenges of Developing Paper Based Diagnostic Devices

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John Brennan, Professor and Director, Biointerfaces Institute, McMaster University tells us about some of the challenges of developing paper based diagnostic devices.

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Novel Chemical Procedure Developed to Target and Modulate Single Proteins

Novel Chemical Procedure Developed to Target and Modulate Single Proteins

Using a novel chemical procedure, Yimon Aye and her group are targeting and modulating single proteins to achieve desired responses.

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Breast Tumours Evolve to Make Their Own "Fuel Supply"

Scientists have discovered why a type of breast cancer drug stops working in some patients.

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Nanoscience and Magnetic Fields Used in Biochemical Tests

Cutting-edge nanoscience has been combined with a magnetic phenomenon discovered more than 170 years ago to create a method for speedy medical tests. The discovery, if commercialized, could lead to faster test results for HIV, Lyme disease, syphilis, rotavirus and other infectious conditions.

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PPMO Has the Ability to Stop Resistance to Antibiotics

The molecule PPMO, short for peptide-conjugated phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomer combats New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase, or NDM-1. It’s accompanied by additional genes that encode resistance to most if not all antibiotics.

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