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Stunning Images from Microscopy

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Download this image gallery to see how a variety of techniques have been used to capture stunning images of the world beyond the naked eye.

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Advance with Confidence: New Zetasizer Pro and Zetasizer Ultra

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This video offers a quick look at the instrument and its new operating software: ZS Xplorer, and explains how the novel technologies and interface can help you to optimize your products and processes, and speed your research and development.

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The Changing Shape of Optofluidics R&D

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Life science businesses are facing growing demand to keep pace in an era of fast-evolving technology. By recognising the potential challenges, a growing number of companies are leveraging the resources and creativity of their suppliers. We took a look at the landscape of optofluidics R&D.

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Postdoc Me Now - A "Don't Stop Me Now" Science Parody

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We get it, grad school is hard. That's why we made a whole music video about it. When you get to the end of your PhD, it's time to say, "POSTDOC ME NOW!"

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Streamline your western blotting workflow with iWestern

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Designed to address processing efficiency, reproducibility, and robustness of results, the iWestern Workflow helps to enable exceptional western blot results with minimal hands-on time.

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Membrane Proteins Ejected Directly from Cell Membrane to Mass Spec
Membrane Proteins Ejected Directly from Cell Membrane to Mass Spec
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A new approach to analyzing cell membrane proteins in situ could revolutionize the way in which we study diseases, such as cancer, metabolic and heart diseases.

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Leukemia Stem Cells Rely on Amino Acids for Survival
Leukemia Stem Cells Rely on Amino Acids for Survival
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Clinically relevant eradication of leukemia stem cells could be achieved with drugs that target their metabolic vulnerabilities.

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Ketone Shuttle Coordinates Response to Liver Fibrosis
Ketone Shuttle Coordinates Response to Liver Fibrosis
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A metabolite shuttle, or dialogue, provides a connection between hepatocyte and macrophage cell types in the liver and helps protect against tissue fibrosis.

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Determining the Likelihood of Long-term Brain Damage in Newborns
Determining the Likelihood of Long-term Brain Damage in Newborns
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A 15-minute scan could help diagnose brain damage in babies up to two years earlier than current methods.

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Rainforest Vine Compound Starves Pancreatic Cancer Cells
Rainforest Vine Compound Starves Pancreatic Cancer Cells
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Researchers have identified a compound from a Congolese plant that has strong "antiausterity" potential, making pancreatic cancer cells susceptible to nutrient starvation.

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Should You Eat a Low-gluten Diet?
Should You Eat a Low-gluten Diet?
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When healthy people eat a reduced-gluten and fiber-rich diet they experience less intestinal discomfort and bloating but this is more likely due to a change in composition of dietary fibers than gluten itself.

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Care in the Community – How Biofilms Improve Bacterial Survival
Care in the Community – How Biofilms Improve Bacterial Survival
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A single bacterial cell on its own is vulnerable to attack and like many living things they can benefit from safety in numbers. But bacteria take communal living to a whole new level, forming veritable civilizations - the bacterial biofilm.

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Overcoming Western Blot Reproducibility Problems: Tips for Producing More Accurate and Reliable Data
Overcoming Western Blot Reproducibility Problems: Tips for Producing More Accurate and Reliable Data
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This article outlines key workflow steps to help researchers perform better western blots. By executing best practices in these steps – sample preparation, gel electrophoresis, gel transfer, protein detection, and image analysis – researchers can expect good western blot data.

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High-Throughput LC-MS for Early Drug Screening and Biomarker Detection
High-Throughput LC-MS for Early Drug Screening and Biomarker Detection
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In this article, we explore two novel high-throughput analytical methods based on liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) analysis that can augment early drug screening and biomarker detection in the clinic.

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Antigenic Drift vs Antigenic Shift
Antigenic Drift vs Antigenic Shift
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As part of the host-pathogen arms race, viruses are continually evolving to evade the host immune response, be it from previous infection or immunity acquired through vaccination. Here we take a look at the processes of antigenic drift and antigenic shift.

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Through the Looking Glass of Single Cell Proteomics
Through the Looking Glass of Single Cell Proteomics
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To pick apart the differences between individual cells in complex multicellular organisms, we need to look at cells one-by-one. This article takes a look at how several scientists in North America are using single cell proteomics (SCP) technologies to discern disease pathogenesis and enhance directed stem-cell differentiation.

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Exploring the Public’s Perception of Food Fraud
Exploring the Public’s Perception of Food Fraud
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When you go to the shops to buy the weekly groceries, it’s quite likely you’ll find yourself thinking about where your food has come from. Is this organic? Is that free-range? You are perhaps less likely to find yourself wondering, “Is this food fake?”

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