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Coronavirus Epidemic Update 10: New Studies, Transmission, Spread From Wuhan, Prevention (2019-nCoV)

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This video illustrates the basic reproduction number and spread of the coronavirus, updated confirmed cases, the safety of packages from China, and coronavirus quarantines and evacuations. Dr. Seheult also discusses a recent Lancet article about coronavirus hospital admissions, MuLBSTA score, and unsubstantiated theories such as an HIV association with coronavirus.

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timsTOF Pro - The new standard for 4D shotgun proteomics

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The timsTOF Pro powered by PASEF offers sequencing speed > 100 Hz without losing sensitivity or resolution. This is achieved by synchronizing the quadrupole isolation mass window with the elution time of the specific peptide packages from the TIMS funnel.

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High-throughput Technologies in Drug Discovery

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Bringing new medicines to patients struggling with serious illness is the driving force behind drug discovery and development. This article highlights advances in three technology areas that show great promise to speed the drug discovery and development process.

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Bacteria That Could Help Combat Soil Pollution

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Researchers have found a new species of soil bacteria that is particularly adept at breaking down organic matter, including the cancer-causing chemicals that are released when coal, gas, oil and refuse are burned.

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E-cigarette Users Exposed to Levels of Metal Linked to DNA Damage
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Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have completed a cross-sectional human study that compares biomarkers and metal concentrations in the urine of e-cigarette users, nonsmokers, and cigarette smokers.

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Time of Day Affects Global Brain Signal
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As the day progresses, the strength of the brain's global signal fluctuation shows an unexpected decrease, according to a study published on February 18 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology.

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Compound Can Break Down Environmental Pollutants
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The newly-discovered flavin N5-peroxide helps break down environmental pollutants such as the plant protection agent hexachlorobenzene.

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Can Preprints Shake Up Biomedical Publishing?

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Academic publishing has proved stubbornly resistant to change, but preprint servers have started to make their mark. Technology Networks spoke to BiorXiv content lead Samantha Hindle to find out more about how preprints could shake up publishing and give research a new avenue to share their research.

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Disease Detectives: Working on the Frontline
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Throughout human history, we have always been at war with infectious agents. In the past, there used to be less sophisticated tools to identify epidemics. Nowadays, more advanced technologies, such as genomic sequencing, are being harnessed to gain information about infectious agents.

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The Therapeutic Antibody Revolution
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A crucial component of our immune system, antibodies are now the most rapidly growing class of approved biopharmaceutical drugs. We explore the past, present and future of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies.

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How Big Tech Is Changing the Way Hospitals Are Run
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Like other industries across the economy, healthcare saw new developments in technology through 2019. Now, as big tech becomes more interested in the industry and looks for ways to partner with hospitals and other medical institutions, these changes are likely to deepen — and they may even transform how these organizations operate.

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