Introducing Intelligent Fingerprinting: Drug Screening at Your Fingertips

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Scientists have developed a revolutionary new fingerprint drug test, the first of its kind in the world.

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Investigating authenticity and tracing origin with isotope fingerprints

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Using isotope fingerprints, food and beverage origin, authenticity and product label claims can be verified in a unique way.

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How Europe Monitors Pesticide Residues In Food

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Crops that have been treated with pesticides may contain chemical residues. To ensure that pesticides are used correctly and their residues do not pose a risk to consumers, legal limits are set in EU legislation. This infographic describes how pesticide residues are monitored in Europe.

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Lead-Free Ammunition Even More Toxic than Traditional Shot

Lead-Free Ammunition Even More Toxic than Traditional Shot

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Hunting with lead shot is highly restricted or entirely banned in many countries due to the danger of poisoning birds and environment. However, alternative ammunition is not without its own risks, as revealed in a recent study.

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Artificial Cellular Compartments Built
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How to install new capabilities in cells without interfering with their metabolic processes? A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Helmholtz Zentrum München have altered mammalian cells in such a way that they formed artificial compartments in which sequestered reactions could take place, allowing the detection of cells deep in the tissue and also their manipulation with magnetic fields.

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Link Between Increases in Local Temperature and Antibiotic Resistance
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While studying the role of climate on the distribution of antibiotic resistance across the geography of the U.S., a multidisciplinary team of epidemiologists found that higher local temperatures and population densities correlate with higher antibiotic resistance in common bacterial strains.

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Immune Cells Hold Promise In Slowing ALS
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Recent research showed that a new immunotherapy was safe for patients with ALS and also revealed surprising results that could bring hope to patients who have this relentlessly progressive and fatal disease.

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Bringing Trusted Techniques and Technology to the Cannabis Testing Lab
Bringing Trusted Techniques and Technology to the Cannabis Testing Lab
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Translating from fields like food and pharma to the cannabis testing sector is helping to provide medical patients and recreational consumers with safe thoroughly tested cannabis.

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How Mass Spectrometry Has Changed The Cancer Diagnostics Game
How Mass Spectrometry Has Changed The Cancer Diagnostics Game
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Although histopathology is still the gold standard for diagnosing cancer, molecular analysis using MS has gained traction in recent years for detecting tumors, monitoring progression, and even predicting treatment response.

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Advances in Fragment-Based Drug Discovery
Advances in Fragment-Based Drug Discovery
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Over the past decade, fragment-based drug discovery has garnered increasing interest among drug discovery experts and has established itself as a key approach within the field – acting as an alternative starting point for the discovery of high-quality lead candidates. This article discusses the evolution of FBDD, highlights key drug discoveries, and explores the advantages and challenges of harnessing this approach

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Bach Worse Than His Bite? Crocodile Listens to Classical Music in MRI Machine
Bach Worse Than His Bite? Crocodile Listens to Classical Music in MRI Machine
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Scientists overcame technical challenges to test the crocodile’s response to visual and auditory stimuli, including playing classical music to the animal.

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Determining the Quality of High Purity Cannabidiol Isolates
Determining the Quality of High Purity Cannabidiol Isolates
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As the demand for CBD-containing products soars around the world, determining the composition and purity of CBD isolates is vital for consumer safety and producers.

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Tracking the Heritability of Cell Stress
Tracking the Heritability of Cell Stress
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As part of work recently published in Science Advances, a team of researchers from the Institute of Systems Biology at Yale University has built a microfluidic device to demonstrate that single cells preserve a memory of their mother's dynamic response to glucose limitation stress for multiple generations.

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