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Applications of ICP-MS

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Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) can be used for a broad range of applications. Download this listicle to learn about the applications of ICP-MS, for example, its use in forensic science and law enforcement.

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ADME 101 Drug Metabolism Webinar: Reaction Phenotyping Studies

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It is important to identify the enzymes that significantly contribute to the metabolism of a drug candidate and to evaluate the potential of a drug candidate to be a victim or perpetrator. Knowing how a drug candidate is eliminated by the human body is important in understanding the potential for drug-drug interactions.

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Talking COVID-19 and Genetic Variants With Dr Jeffrey Barrett

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The Wellcome Sanger Institute is sequencing the genomes of tens of thousands of COVID-19 samples. In this interview, we're joined by Dr Jeffrey Barrett, director and lead COVID-19 statistical geneticist of the COVID-19 Genomics Initiative at the institute. He explains the importance of applying genomics tools to study pathogens, discusses the initiative's role in exploring variants of concern and outlines how the generated data is being applied to inform public health decisions.

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Overcoming Challenges in PFAS Detection

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Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) became popular due to their many beneficial properties. Unfortunately, these substances were subsequently found to have downsides too. In this article, we hear about the hazards posed by PFAS and the detection challenges faced by analysts.

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Fossilized Glider Takes the Origin of Mammals Back to the Triassic

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A new fossil specimen of Vilevolodon diplomylos, an ancient herbivore similar to a flying squirrel, may push the origin of mammals back millions of years earlier than previously thought.

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How Bacteria in Cystic Fibrosis Patients Overcome Treatments

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Researchers have discovered a slimy strategy used by bacteria to defeat antibiotics and other drugs used to combat infections afflicting people with cystic fibrosis.

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Speed of Facial Expressions Offers Vital Emotional Clue
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According to new research, the speed at which we produce facial expressions plays an important role in our ability to recognize emotions in others. The research showed that people tend to produce happy and angry expressions more rapidly, while sad expressions are produced more slowly.

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Development of Antibiotic Resistance Predicted by New Model
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A new study has shown that using theoretical models of bacterial metabolism and reproduction allows scientists to predict the type of resistance that bacteria will develop when they are exposed to antibiotics.

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SARS-CoV-2 Hides From Killer T Cells by Mutating
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Scientists have shown that SARS-CoV-2 can make itself unrecognizable to the T-killer cells of the immune response through mutations. The findings of the research provide important information for the further development of vaccines.

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The COVID-19 Whack-a-Mole
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As the pandemic enters its second year, the case for optimism has grown shakier. SARS-CoV-2 has been mutating. New variants have arisen in the United Kingdom, Brazil and South Africa, and seem intent on evading our remarkable new vaccines before we’ve even fully rolled them out.

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The Promise of Natural Killer Cells
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In this article, we discuss the potential benefits of Natural killer (NK) cell therapies.

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Stay Up-to-Date With COVID-19 Drug Development
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Researchers are working tirelessly to design new drugs and repurpose existing drugs against the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

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Teach Me in 10
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At Technology Networks we understand the importance of time. That's why we've launched Teach Me in 10 a video series that challenges scientists to present and summarize their research area, a scientific concept, or technology in ten minutes or less.

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Targeting the Dopamine Receptor Pathway To Treat AML
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Technology Networks recently interviewed Prof. Mick Bhatia, from McMaster University, to learn more about his research focused on the role of abnormal dopamine receptor pathway activation in adult patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

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Emerging Technologies Required for Pharma 4.0
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In this article, we discuss the evolution from today’s pharmaceutical manufacturing to the future methods of Pharma 4.0. In particular, we explore some of the technologies and techniques that can smooth that transition and briefly review several ongoing examples of industrial innovation.

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