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Plug-and-play Paperfluidic Diagnostics

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Researchers at MIT have developed half-inch modular blocks that can be constructed to produced different diagnostic devices. They hope that their low-cost, easy-to-assemble half-inch creations will soon land in the hands of many small laboratories around the world, to improve infection detection and monitoring.

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Tracking Cancer on the Move: Finding That One in a Million

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An analogy of finding CTCs: Imagine you have three friends, and they are somewhere in Canada. But you don't know where they are. Also, they change their clothes and hair colour every day.
Watch to learn about this liquid biopsy test that has successfully progressed from the research lab to the clinic.

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From Metabolite to Biomarker: Mass Spectrometry in Diagnostics

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Professor Alain van Gool, Professor of Personalized Healthcare at Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc), in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, helps oversee Radboudumc’s 19 Technology Centers, which span multiple aspects of biomedical science. He also has a rather more specialized position as head of the Translational Metabolic Laboratory (TML).

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10 Things We Didn't Know Last Week - 13 July 2018

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A round-up of the biggest science stories from this week.

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A DIY 'Just-add-water' Malaria Detection Kit is Ready to Launch

A DIY 'Just-add-water' Malaria Detection Kit is Ready to Launch

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A 'just-add-water' diagnostic test for malaria has been designed by Australian scientists, and it's ready to go.

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Scientists Develop Platform to Kill Cancer Cells
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For the first time ever, scientists have shown that a hybrid nanomaterial based on magnetite-gold particles can serve as a universal platform to both detect cancer cells anywhere in the body and to complete targeted deliveries of drugs to these cells.

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Blood Test Could Identify Women at Risk for Gestational Diabetes
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Early screening could allow for lifestyle changes before gestational diabetes develops.

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Possible Reason Why Some People with Brain Markers of Alzheimer’s Don't Have Dementia
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Why do some people with amyloid plaques and tau tangles typical of symptomatic Alzheimer’s disease, not have dementia?

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Cell Culture Quality Control: Blissful Ignorance?

Cell Culture Quality Control: Blissful Ignorance?

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How can quality control efforts keep up with the rapid advances in cellular model research? Read on for insights into challenges in recognizing and managing issues in cell culture quality control

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A Micro-revolution with Giant Benefits
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With more and more applications of the microfluidics industry becoming apparent, giving scientists the tools they need has never been more important. This article highlights major industries that benefit from microfluidic technology, and provides insights into how demands for microfluidic components are changing.

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UHPLC- Robust Technology Built to Perform
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Chromatography is the backbone of analytical laboratories with high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) representing the largest portion. Classical HPLC has been challenged - or complemented - in the last decade by ultrahigh performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC).

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One-Way vs Two-Way ANOVA: Differences, Assumptions and Hypotheses
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A key statistical test in research fields including biology, economics and psychology, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) is very useful for analyzing datasets. It allows comparisons to be made between three or more groups of data. Here, we summarize the key differences between these two tests, including the assumptions and hypotheses that must be made about each type of test.

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