Overcoming Challenges in Biopharma Quantitation with LC-MS

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In order to develop an effective LC-MS method to quantify biotherapeutics, technologies should be paired with reliable protein digestion and purification strategies, supported by liquid chromatography instruments that can deliver optimum levels of resolution, sensitivity and throughput.

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The Role of AI in Pathology

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We spoke to David West Jr. to learn about the role that digital pathology software can play in the lab, the benefits it can bring, and what the future may hold for pathology.

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SPEDs: Self-powered, Paper-based Electrochemical Devices

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The self-powered, paper-based electrochemical devices, or SPEDs, are designed for sensitive diagnostics at the “point-of-care,” or when care is delivered to patients, in regions where the public has limited access to resources or sophisticated medical equipment.

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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.

Take our quiz to see how much you know about this growing field.

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New Software Allows Mobile Monitoring of Breathing Problems
New Software Allows Mobile Monitoring of Breathing Problems
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Researchers have developed new software that makes it possible to use low-cost, thermal cameras attached to mobile phones to track how fast a person is breathing.

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Agilent Announces Expanded Use of Cancer Diagnostic in the US
Agilent Announces Expanded Use of Cancer Diagnostic in the US
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Agilent announced that the FDA has approved the cancer diagnostic known as PD-L1 IHC 28-8 pharmDx for use in cases of urothelial carcinoma (UC) and of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN).

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Blood Test for Colitis Screening Could Reduce Dependence on Colonoscopy
Blood Test for Colitis Screening Could Reduce Dependence on Colonoscopy
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A fast, simple blood test for ulcerative colitis using infrared spectroscopy could provide a cheaper, less invasive alternative for screening compared to colonoscopy, which is now the predominant test.

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Metabolic Classification of Human Hepatoblastoma Uncovered
Metabolic Classification of Human Hepatoblastoma Uncovered
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EPFL scientists have now found metabolic differences between hepatoblastoma subtypes, and identified several biomarkers that can help obtain more accurate subtyping of the disease.

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Superior Pathological Diagnosis Using Transparent Tissues
Superior Pathological Diagnosis Using Transparent Tissues
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In a new study researchers report CUBIC, a technique including a tissue processing that makes human organs transparent, and provides better assessment of lesions for pathological diagnosis.

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New Distance Record for Medical Drone Transport Set
New Distance Record for Medical Drone Transport Set
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Johns Hopkins researchers have set a new delivery distance record for medical drones, successfully transporting human blood samples across 161 miles of Arizona desert.

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