RNA sequencing with nanopore technology

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New: nanopore for RNA sequencing. Sequence complete RNA strands directly and in real-time. Or, cDNA ‘strand-switching’ protocol also allows full-length sequencing of cDNA, either with or without PCR amplification.

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Benefits & Challenges of Working on the Microscale

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Dr Christoph Merten of the EMBL describes the benefits and challenges of working on the microscale.

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Microfluidics for Single Cell Analysis of CTCs

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Here we take a look at the use of microfluidic devices in the isolation and analysis of circulating tumor cells.

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Slow Wave Sleep Disruption Increases Beta Amyloid Levels

Slow Wave Sleep Disruption Increases Beta Amyloid Levels

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Poor sleep leads to increase in Alzheimer's proteins associated with cognitive decline.

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CRISPR Reveals New Targets for Promising Cancer Drugs
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Novel screening method identifies new drug targets that could potentially enhance the effectiveness of PD-1 checkpoint inhibitors, a promising new class of cancer immunotherapy.

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DARPA Pours $65 Million Into Making CRISPR Safer
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With one eye on potential bioterrorism threats, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced $65 million in funding to seven projects around the USA.

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Piglets Might Unlock Keys to IVF in Humans
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During an attempt to improve how they grow stem cells, researchers discovered a method that uses a special liquid medium and improves the success of IVF in pigs.

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