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Mass Spectrometry Imaging for Drug Discovery

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Dr Martina Marchetti-Deschmann from TU Wien, explains molecular mass spectrometry imaging (MSI), its applications, and some of the challenges associated with the progression of the technology.

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Tips for PCR primer design

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Simple yet useful tips on how to design good primers for PCR reactions and what to avoid!

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6 Modern Applications of Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES)

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ICP-OES remains an effective method for conducting elemental analyses on a wide range of samples where the matrix is complex or contains a high level of dissolved solids. In this list we look at the history of ICP-OES, key applications, and what the future holds.

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Top 10 Cancer Research News Stories of 2019

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2019 has been an exciting year for the cancer research field. This list details the top 10 most-read news stories from the field this year, published on Technology Networks.

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How Narcissism Changes Over a Lifespan

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For parents worried that their teenager's narcissism is out of control, there's hope. New research from Michigan State University conducted the longest study on narcissism to date, revealing how it changes over time.

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Therapy Tested in Mice Shows Potential Against Leukemias
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A promising new approach to treating some of the worst types of leukemia, including an aggressive leukemia that mostly affects babies has been discovered.

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Blood Pressure Drug May Help Ease Anxiety Induced by Long-term Heavy Alcohol Use
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A new study suggests that a drug used to treat high blood pressure may alleviate anxiety caused by long-term heavy alcohol use, and may also halt the damage such drinking can cause to the brain’s ability to grow new cells.

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Why Doesn't Deep Brain Stimulation Work for Everyone?
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A study from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis may help explain why the effects of deep-brain stimulation can vary so much - and points the way toward improving the treatment.

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Cutting Through the Headlines: Are Scientists Really Growing Sentient "Mini-brains"?

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Neuroscience 2019, the world’s biggest conference of brain science, finished just over a month ago. In the wake of some particularly inflammatory headlines, we take a closer look at whether claims that new model systems for studying the brain could produce sentience in a jar have any truth to them.

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Scream If You Wanna Go FASTA: Breaking the Bottleneck in Genomic Data Analysis
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In the post-genomic era, the direct cost associated with performing sequencing reactions has diminished, whereas the data processing, storage, management, and interpretation costs have increased exponentially. In this article, we explore how new tools are simplifying the process of genomic data analysis.

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Brexit – Liberation or Limitation for the Life Sciences Sector?
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We’re now somewhere between the second and third attempt at the UK leaving the EU. Yet, as we approach the turn of the year, the future remains opaque. As with the last two attempts the incumbent government has committed to “absolutely no further delay”, this time past January 31, 2020. But with the general election results only days away this is far from certain – ambiguity and surprise at what unfolds seem to have become normalized states.

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Scientists Left Perplexed at Latest Alzheimer’s Drug Data
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In this article, we revisit the many twists and turns of the aducanumab clinical trials and explore the scientific community's response to the latest analysis of the data.

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