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Tiny “Tornado” Boosts Performance of Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry
Tiny “Tornado” Boosts Performance of Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry
News   Jul 25, 2017

Known as Dry Ion Localization and Locomotion (DRILL), the new device creates a swirling flow that can separate electrospray droplets depending on their size.

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Steaming Fish Eliminates More Cyanotoxins Than Boiling
Steaming Fish Eliminates More Cyanotoxins Than Boiling
News   Jul 25, 2017

Utilizing UHPLC researchers have shown that steaming freshwater fish for more than two minutes reduces the presence of the cyanotoxin, cylindrospermopsin, by up to 26% compared to 18% for boiling.

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3,000-Year-Old Textiles Are Earliest Evidence of Chemical Dyeing
3,000-Year-Old Textiles Are Earliest Evidence of Chemical Dyeing
News   Jul 25, 2017

Discovery provides insight into society and copper production in the Timna region at the time of David and Solomon.

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Agilent Technologies Presents Thought Leader Award to Dr. Ram Sasisekharan
Agilent Technologies Presents Thought Leader Award to Dr. Ram Sasisekharan
News   Jul 24, 2017

Agilent Technologies awards Dr. Ram Sasisekharan with the Agilent Thought Leader Award in recognition of his contributions in the field of biologics characterization.

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Microscopy Technique Could Enable More Informative Biopsies
Microscopy Technique Could Enable More Informative Biopsies
News   Jul 18, 2017

MIT and Harvard Medical School researchers have devised a way to image biopsy samples with much higher resolution — an advance that could help doctors develop more accurate and inexpensive diagnostic tests.

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New Algorithms Help Extract 3-D Biological Structure from Limited Data
New Algorithms Help Extract 3-D Biological Structure from Limited Data
News   Jul 16, 2017

CAMERA researchers capitalize on their Multi-Tiered Iterative Phasing approach to determine molecular structure of proteins and viruses from X-ray free electron laser data.

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One-step Protein Purification Achieves High Yields, Purity and Activity
One-step Protein Purification Achieves High Yields, Purity and Activity
News   Jul 11, 2017

A novel method to improve the high-yield, high-purity, high-activity purification of complex proteins by 10- to 500-fold has been developed at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Agilent Technologies Acquires Raman Spectroscopy Innovator, Cobalt Light Systems
Agilent Technologies Acquires Raman Spectroscopy Innovator, Cobalt Light Systems
News   Jul 11, 2017

Agilent Technologies obtains Cobalt Light Systems and will provide Raman spectroscopic instruments for the pharmaceutical industry, applied markets and public safety.

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Thermo, SRI International Collaborate to Enhance Small Molecule Research
Thermo, SRI International Collaborate to Enhance Small Molecule Research
News   Jul 11, 2017

Thermo set to collaborate with SRI International to combine results of Orbitrap LC/MS experiments with organism-specific metabolic pathway and genome data to improve small molecule research and analysis.

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Improving Genome Editing: CRISPR Cpf1 mechanism visualized
Improving Genome Editing: CRISPR Cpf1 mechanism visualized
News   Jul 11, 2017

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen, led by the Spanish researcher Guillermo Montoya, have discovered how Cpf1, a new molecular scissors unzip and cleave DNA.

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