Blood-Brain Barrier-on-a-Chip

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John Wikswo, Director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education, reports on the development of a microfluidic device containing human cells which can model the blood-brain barrier.

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Cell Culture: Moving from 2D to 3D and Beyond

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To learn about the limitations of 2D cell culture models, the range of 3D tools available, and some of the advantages they can bring to researchers, we spoke to Dr. Richard Eglen, Vice President and General Manager of Corning Life Sciences.

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Encouraging Life Science Innovation: The Value of Accelerator Programs

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We spoke to Giovanni Rizzo to learn about accelerator programs and the difference they can make to innovation, as well as share some tips for academics beginning a start-up venture.

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Because BIG PCR happens in miniaturized packages

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In today's scientific environment, the pressure is on to do more with less. And how do you do that? With miniaturization. Miniaturization is the key for doing more with less in the life science industry. When you miniaturize reactions, you: . minimize sample volume . lower reagent cost . boost throughput Watch a short video of Dr. Luke Linz, LGC Laboratory Operations Manager, explaining how miniaturization works!

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More Than an Itch: Scratching Makes You Less Threatening

More Than an Itch: Scratching Makes You Less Threatening

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Scratching is more than an itch - when it is sparked by stress, it appears to reduce aggression from others and lessen the chance of conflict.

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Gene Immunotherapy Approach Prevents and Reverses Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis
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Researchers used a viral vector to deliver a gene encoding a myelin sheath protein to the liver, thereby inducing robust and durable immune tolerance in mice by preventing T cells from attacking the myelin sheath.

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Genetic Code of Neuronal Communication Determines Cell Type
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The findings should help scientists sort out the bewildering array of neurons that are intertwined in the brain.

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Unchained Labs Unveils LEA 9 Software Making Workflows Easy
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Unchained Labs, the life sciences company that’s all about getting biologics researchers the right tool for the job, released its LEA 9 software, making Freeslate and Junior automation systems way more accessible.

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