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8 Characters You’ll Find in Every Lab

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In this poster we highlight eight characters you will find in every lab. Which character are you most like?

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Newborn Screening

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Neonatal screening is designed to identify newborn babies with conditions that are treatable, but not clinically evident in the newborn period. Download this infographic to learn about one of the most successful public health screening programs to date.

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Applications of Targeted Mass Spectrometry Assays for Quantitative Analysis of Cancer Signaling Proteins

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In this webinar, we will discuss targeted mass spectrometry (MS) based approaches and the various strategies that are designed to reduce sample complexity through improved sample preparation and enrichment.

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Portable Ebola Test Brings Quicker Diagnosis to Remote Regions

Portable Ebola Test Brings Quicker Diagnosis to Remote Regions

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Researchers have created a portable and fast-acting test that can distinguish Ebola infections from other fever-causing infectious diseases such as Lassa fever and malaria in around 30 minutes. Although further testing is required, this could be useful during febrile disease outbreaks.

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Precise Engineering of Graphene Could Benefit Lab-on-a-chip Applications
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A team of NYU researchers has solved a longstanding puzzle of how to build ultra-sensitive, ultra-small electrochemical sensors with homogenous and predictable properties by discovering how to engineer graphene structure on an atomic level.

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Blood Test May Enable Tailored Cystic Fibrosis Treatment
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Study used blood test to identify distinct molecular signatures of disease; paves the way to precision medicine for cystic fibrosis.

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Saliva-based Alzheimer's Test Could be the Future
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Three biomarkers for detecting mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease in saliva samples have been identified.

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Emerging Classes of Next-generation Biotherapeutics
Emerging Classes of Next-generation Biotherapeutics
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We are entering uncharted territory in biopharmaceutical development. Emerging new classes of treatments are harnessing the natural power of viruses and cells and engineering them to fight human diseases. As our arsenal of conventional therapies begins to fail, a new army of biotherapeutics is on the horizon. Here, we look at two new classes of treatments leading the charge.

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Care in the Community – How Biofilms Improve Bacterial Survival
Care in the Community – How Biofilms Improve Bacterial Survival
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A single bacterial cell on its own is vulnerable to attack and like many living things they can benefit from safety in numbers. But bacteria take communal living to a whole new level, forming veritable civilizations - the bacterial biofilm.

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High-Throughput LC-MS for Early Drug Screening and Biomarker Detection
High-Throughput LC-MS for Early Drug Screening and Biomarker Detection
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In this article, we explore two novel high-throughput analytical methods based on liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) analysis that can augment early drug screening and biomarker detection in the clinic.

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Medical Devices: How to Master New Clinical Evaluation Report Criteria
Medical Devices: How to Master New Clinical Evaluation Report Criteria
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To achieve regulatory compliance and authorization for sale in Europe, every medical device must be supported by a Clinical Evaluation Report which documents the entire clinical evaluation process. Read on for recommendations on how manufacturers can keep up with the changing regulation landscape.

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Antigenic Drift vs Antigenic Shift
Antigenic Drift vs Antigenic Shift
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As part of the host-pathogen arms race, viruses are continually evolving to evade the host immune response, be it from previous infection or immunity acquired through vaccination. Here we take a look at the processes of antigenic drift and antigenic shift.

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Through the Looking Glass of Single Cell Proteomics
Through the Looking Glass of Single Cell Proteomics
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To pick apart the differences between individual cells in complex multicellular organisms, we need to look at cells one-by-one. This article takes a look at how several scientists in North America are using single cell proteomics (SCP) technologies to discern disease pathogenesis and enhance directed stem-cell differentiation.

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