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Vitamin Deficiencies Detected in Tears
Vitamin Deficiencies Detected in Tears
News   Jan 13, 2017

Researchers from Michigan Technological University have demonstrated the potential of tears to asses the level of vitamins in the body.

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Researchers Shed New Light on the Functioning of Human Gut Bacteria
Researchers Shed New Light on the Functioning of Human Gut Bacteria
News   Jan 13, 2017

Researchers shed new light on the functioning of human gut bacteria, revealing how nutrients are transported into the bacterial cell. The researchers, led by Professor Bert van den Berg and Dr. David Bolam from the Institute of Cell and Molecular Biosciences at Newcastle University and with support from collaborators at Jacobs University Bremen, report on their findings today in Nature.

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Researchers Found That the Release of Histone Proteins Is Guided by Unwrapping DNA
Researchers Found That the Release of Histone Proteins Is Guided by Unwrapping DNA
News   Jan 12, 2017

Using X-rays to visualize DNA and fluorescence to monitor the histone proteins, Cornell researchers found that the release of histone proteins is guided by unwrapping DNA.

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3D Printing Could Transform Membrane Technology
3D Printing Could Transform Membrane Technology
News   Jan 12, 2017

Researchers at the University of Bath suggest developments in 3-D printing techniques could open the door to the advancement of membrane capabilities. This work is part of the University's Centre for Advanced Separations Engineering (CASE) and is the first time the properties of different 3-D printing techniques available to membrane fabrication have been assessed.

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Protea partners with MatTek
Protea partners with MatTek
News   Jan 11, 2017

Protea announced that the company has entered into an agreement with MatTek Corporation, which allows Protea to include MatTek’s human cell based in vitro tissue models with their proprietary molecular imaging services.

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Tumor Suppressor LATS Key Driver of Breast Cancer
Tumor Suppressor LATS Key Driver of Breast Cancer
News   Jan 11, 2017

Comprehensive study finds how the enzyme LATS plays a key role in the development and treatment of breast cancer.

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Bacterial Pac Man Molecule Snaps at Sugar
Bacterial Pac Man Molecule Snaps at Sugar
News   Jan 11, 2017

Scientists at the University of Bonn have analyzed the dynamics of a bacterial molecule, demonstrating that the protein grabs onto the sugar molecule with a Pac Man-like chewing motion and holds it until it can be used.

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Grant to Aid Sexual Assault Investigations
Grant to Aid Sexual Assault Investigations
News   Jan 10, 2017

Funding will enable research into finding unique new techniques for identifying perpetrators of sexual assault when traditional DNA evidence doesn’t exist.

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New Option for Carbon Capture from Ambient Air
Crystallization method offers new option for carbon capture from ambient air
News   Jan 10, 2017

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have found a process to capture carbon dioxide directly from ambient air, offering a new option for carbon capture and storage strategies to combat global warming using X-Ray Diffraction

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PerkinElmer acquires Tulip Diagnostics Private Ltd.
PerkinElmer acquires Tulip Diagnostics Private Ltd.
News   Jan 10, 2017

PerkinElmer today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tulip Diagnostics Private Ltd.

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