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NMR Spectroscopy and Databases for the Identification of Metabolites

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Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy is a powerful technique used to identify and quantify the constituents of complex mixtures. Here, we take a look at how researchers are using NMR spectroscopy and databases in the emerging field of metabolomics.

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Answer the challenges of CDS Data integrity - Sterling Pharma Solutions Ltd

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Data integrity continues to be a hot topic for the regulatory agencies in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Google Helps the Search for Secure and Shareable Cloud Data

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Cloud technologies are becoming a central part of modern research. Nonetheless, questions about the security and shareability of cloud data remain. We caught up with Google Cloud’s Director of Google for Education NA Kevin Kells to discuss the projects that show how the cloud is changing research, and that new technologies are making secure and simple data sharing a reality.

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Hitting the Target With NGS Advances

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This year’s Advances in Genome Biology and Technology meeting showcased some of the most exciting developments in genomic technology. We caught up with Twist Bioscience CEO Emily Leproust to discuss the importance of target enrichment in next generation sequencing and the advancements in the field that caught her eye at AGBT.

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Repeatability vs. Reproducibility

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In measuring the quality of experiments, repeatability and reproducibility are key. In this article, we explore the differences between the two terms, and why they are important in determining the worth of published research.

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Data Squashing Technique Speeds Up Computers

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A novel technique developed by MIT researchers rethinks hardware data compression to free up more memory used by computers and mobile devices, allowing them to run faster and perform more tasks simultaneously.

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Finding the Key to Flightlessness
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Since Darwin's era, scientists have wondered how flightless birds like emus, ostriches, kiwi, cassowaries and others are related, and for decades the assumption was that they must all share a common ancestor who abandoned the skies for a more grounded life. A team of Harvard researchers believes they may now have part of the answer.

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Protein Structure Predictions With Deep-learning
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Scientists have used a form of artificial intelligence known as deep learning to predict the 3D structure of effectively any protein based on its amino acid sequence.

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Army Researchers Find Strategy to Improve Cybersecurity
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With cybersecurity one of the nation's top security concerns and billions of people affected by breaches last year, government and businesses are spending more time and money defending against it. Researchers at the Army's corporate research laboratory, in collaboration with Towson University, may have identified a new way to improve network security.

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8 Ways AI Will Revolutionize Healthcare
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The healthcare sector is always looking for new ways to optimize delivery, cut costs and offer more accurate results. AI has solutions to each of these challenges.

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Sensitivity vs Specificity
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When developing diagnostic tests or evaluating results, it is important to understand how reliable those tests and therefore the results you are obtaining are. By using samples of known disease status, values such as sensitivity and specificity can be calculated that allow you to evaluate just that.

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NASA Identical Twin Study Takes Our Understanding of Space Travel to the Final Frontier
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Identical male twins Scott and Mark Kelly - both (now retired) NASA astronauts – spent one year apart as Scott travelled to and inhabited the International Space Station (ISS), whilst Mark stayed at home on earth. Researchers have gained valuable insights from the study results as to the physiological effects of space travel.

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Mass Spectrometry is Advancing Cancer Research in Leaps and Bounds
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From picking out cancerous tissue areas during diagnosis, to uncovering novel biomarkers of early detection, mass spectrometry has become an indispensable analytical technique in cancer research.

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What Is the Holy Grail of HPC Disaster Recovery?
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Disaster Recovery (DR) is a vital process to ensure the rapid recovery of an organization’s applications, data and hardware that are critical to operations in the event of a natural disaster, network or hardware failure or human error. In this article, we explore how the public cloud is making ideal DR a reality.

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Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women in Science
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We recently spoke with Jessica Wade, PhD, a physicist at Imperial College London to learn more about her extraordinary efforts to raise the profile of female scientists and other underrepresented groups in science.

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