Zooming-In On Connectomics: From Neural Networks To Synapses

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New practical approach facilitates brain mapping from the level of the synapse up. Lead Author Julian Ng, Ph.D, describes the new methods pioneered in his recent paper and the impact it will have on the new field of connectomics.

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RF-6000 Spectrofluorophotometer

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Delivering high speed, stability and sensitivity, and incorporating intuitive LabSolutions RF software, Shimadzu’s RF-6000 Spectrofluorophotometer offers the ultimate performance for challenging applications in such markets as chemicals, environmental, pharmaceutical, foods, and life sciences.

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From Cajal To Now

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We compare the pioneering drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal with modern-day images from the same brain areas.

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Low Temperature Condenser Enhances Evaporation & Lyophilisation Results

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The Series 3 HT Evaporator from Genevac sets a new benchmark for enhanced evaporation and lyophilisation results.

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Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Liquids

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Five metals that are toxic have been found in in the liquid that creates the aerosol that e-cigarette users inhale when they vape.

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EDH Proteins Reshape Cell Membranes
EDH Proteins Reshape Cell Membranes
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The way that EDH proteins assemble on the surface of a cell and reshape its membrane is being analysed using a multitude of techniques, including crystallography, microscopy and HPLC.

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New Method Uses NMR to Study Metabolism
New Method Uses NMR to Study Metabolism
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A new methodology uses Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) to study cell metabolism.

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Rapid Detection of Ebola
Rapid Detection of Ebola
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A new, cost-effective technique has been developed which can detect Ebola within minutes, and could be used for real-time detection of the virus.

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Arrestin Loops Interact Directly with the Membrane
Arrestin Loops Interact Directly with the Membrane
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Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have been studying two proteins that play a vital role in many bodily processes. The aim of the research was to establish how G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) and arrestin form complexes.

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Non-Invasive Imaging of Mouse Brain Developed
Non-Invasive Imaging of Mouse Brain Developed
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Clear, non-invasive imaging of activities of protein-labeled neurons in the subcortical region of the brain, beyond the limits of previous imaging technology ha been reported.

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Revolutionary Optical Metamaterial Grown
Revolutionary Optical Metamaterial Grown
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Growing colloidal crystals that had the same structure as carbon atoms in a diamond structure would have special optical properties that could revolutionize photonics.

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