Excess Lipoproteins May Cause Chronic Kidney Stones in Children

News

Excess lipoproteins and fatty acids may be associated with the development of painful and often chronic kidney stones in children.

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High Purity Plasma Extraction

Blog

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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Lab-on-a-Chip to Help Detect Cancer

Podcast

In this podcast, we speak to Gustavo Stolovitsky to learn about his career and the work he is doing at IBM Research.

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A New Approach to Stem Cell Maturation

Article

Dr. Chulan Kwon tells us about a new method to generate mature cardiac muscle cells from pluripotent stem cells.

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Neurons Signal Spinal Cord Vascularisation

News

A study in zebrafish reveals neurons play an important role in signaling blood vessel growth.

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Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

News

Scientists uncover neural connection that can prevent us acting on instinct.

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Rapid Detection of Ebola
News

A new, cost-effective technique has been developed which can detect Ebola within minutes, and could be used for real-time detection of the virus.

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Obesity Reprogrammes Muscle Stem Cells
News

DNA methylation in muscle stem cells has been shown to be more common in obese than non-obese mice.

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Reversing Blood Stem Cell Ageing
News

The function of young blood stem cells has been recreated by reprogramming functionally old cells, highlighting the potential of treating diseases such as anaemia and leukaemia.

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