Salivary Diagnostics

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Blood is usually the first biofluid thought of when considering diagnostics, but the value of saliva as an alternative is increasingly being explored.

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A New Approach to Treating Hair Loss

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We spoke to Lee Buckler, President and CEO of RepliCel, to learn about the cellular mechanisms responsible for hair loss, and the potential that cell therapy could offer to treat the condition.

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Behind the Science, S2 Ep7: Lauren Mullin and the flight of the bees

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What's the buzz about bees? Lauren Mullin talks about how she performed an experiment to test samples of bee pollen for exposure to the neonicotinoid pesticide imidacloprid, which may be a cause of colony collapse disorder

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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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 Survival Trait Evolution Shown in 54 Million-Year-Old Sea Turtle

Survival Trait Evolution Shown in 54 Million-Year-Old Sea Turtle

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High-resolution analytical techniques of pigment, beta-keratin and muscle proteins from a 54 million-year-old sea turtle hatchling revealed that a pigment-based survival trait common to modern sea turtles evolved at least 54 million years ago.

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Ketamine May Help Treat Migraine Pain Unresponsive to Other Therapies
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Study of 61 patients found that almost 75 percent experienced an improvement in their migraine intensity after a three- to seven-day course of inpatient treatment with ketamine.

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NIFA Biotechnology Grants Put Science at Center of Food Safety Policy
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced support for projects to help bridge the gap between biotechnology innovations and the policies on how to use them.

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New Report Recommends Ending Routine Poisoning Test on Dogs
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A report commissioned by the Japanese Food Safety Commission recommends removing poison tests on beagles from their pesticide registration requirements in line with the E.U., U.S and Canada.

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