Behind the Science, S2-Ep1: Classic rock & HPLC with Pat McDonald

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Every good rock band starts in the basement. So that's where we're heading ... to the basement of Waters to see the first chromatography systems! Pat McDonald, corporate fellow emeritus at Waters, tells us about Jim Waters and Waters Associates' inventions.

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Simple Method for Synthesizing Boronic Acid-Based Drugs

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Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a broad and strikingly easy method for synthesizing Boronic acid-based drugs.

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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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Antisense Oligonucleotide Shows Promise in Treatment of ALS and Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 2

Antisense Oligonucleotide Shows Promise in Treatment of ALS and Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 2

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Two teams investigated whether an antisense oligonucleotide drug that turns off the ATXN2 gene could be used as a potential therapy in mouse models of these diseases.

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Wired-up wrong: Faulty Axonal Targeting Causes Serotonin Imbalance and Depression-Like Behavior
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Columbia University researchers publish two papers in Science that capture the detrimental effect of faulty serotonergic wiring

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Stem Cells Edited to Fight Arthritis
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Using CRISPR technology, a team of researchers has rewired stem cells' genetic circuits to produce an anti-inflammatory arthritis drug when the cells encounter inflammation.

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Sleeping Pills Linked to Increased Incidence of Hip Fracture, in the Elderly
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Newly prescribed hypnotics have been linked with an increased risk of hip fracture in the elderly.

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