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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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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Researchers Revolutionize Brain-Computer Interfaces Using Silicon Electronics

Researchers Revolutionize Brain-Computer Interfaces Using Silicon Electronics

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In new DARPA project, researchers exploit the latest in silicon electronics to invent an implanted brain-interface device that could transform how artificial systems enhance brain functions.

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Cow Antibodies Yield Important Clues For Developing A Broadly Effective AIDS Vaccine
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The unexpected animal model is providing clues for important questions at a moment when new energy has infused HIV vaccine research.

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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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