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The Type of Sugar You Eat Determines Your Risk for Chronic Disease
The Type of Sugar You Eat Determines Your Risk for Chronic Disease
News   Jan 20, 2017

The type of sugar you eat, and not just the calorie count, may determine your risk for chronic disease. A new study is the first of its kind to compare the effects of two types of sugar on metabolic and vascular function

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Decoding Microbial Metabolism Explains Biofuel Yield
Decoding Microbial Metabolism Explains Biofuel Yield
News   Jan 20, 2017

To unravel how intricate waste biomass converts to biofuels, a Cornell professor studied the bacterium Clostridium acetobutylicum to decipher its metabolism. Understanding the bacterium’s sugar-processing complexities may lead to improved biofuel yields.

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New Standard Test Method to Assess Water Safety
New Standard Test Method to Assess Water Safety
News   Jan 20, 2017

Researchers investigating nutrient runoff, water quality and wastewater treatment operators can now benefit from a new American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard.

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New Nanomaterial and Imaging Method Discovered
New Nanomaterial and Imaging Method Discovered
News   Jan 20, 2017

A team of chemists have created an new type of nanomaterial and watched it form in real time, using a transmission electron microscope.

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New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
News   Jan 19, 2017

Electrogenetic device has the potential to allow scientists to control biology.

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Largest Ever SNP Dataset for the Populus Tree
Largest Ever SNP Dataset for the Populus Tree
News   Jan 19, 2017

Information useful to plant scientists as well as researchers in the fields of biofuels, materials science, and secondary plant metabolism.

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First Sensor Capable of Identifying Inflammatory Bowel Disease Developed
First Sensor Capable of Identifying Inflammatory Bowel Disease Developed
News   Jan 19, 2017

Researchers have developed the first sensor capable of objectively identifying inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and distinguishing between its two subtypes using Raman spectroscopy

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Vitamin B-12 Exists in Two Distinct Versions in the Oceans
Vitamin B-12 Exists in Two Distinct Versions in the Oceans
News   Jan 19, 2017

University of Washington oceanographers have now found that vitamin B-12 exists in two distinct versions in the oceans. A microbe thought to be a main supplier of B-12 in the open oceans, cyanobacteria, is making a “pseudo” version that only its kin can use.

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Nanofibres Developed That Improve the Attachment of Bone Implants
Nanofibres Developed That Improve the Attachment of Bone Implants
News   Jan 19, 2017

Jani Holopainen of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Helsinki has developed processes for fibrous and thin-film bio-materials, that can be used as scaffolding for bone regeneration and in other bone implants.

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Pall ForteBio Acquires SensiQ's Pioneer SPR Product line
Pall ForteBio Acquires SensiQ's Pioneer SPR Product line
News   Jan 18, 2017

Pall ForteBio will acquire the assets related to SensiQ's Pioneer product line.

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