Lab-on-a-Chip to Help Detect Cancer

Podcast

In this podcast, we speak to Gustavo Stolovitsky to learn about his career and the work he is doing at IBM Research.

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Plant Power Disables MRSA Bacteria

News

Flavone-rich extract 430D-F5 from the Brazillian peppertree disarms bacteria by quorum quenching.

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A New Approach to Stem Cell Maturation

Article

Dr. Chulan Kwon tells us about a new method to generate mature cardiac muscle cells from pluripotent stem cells.

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Seven days in science - 17 Feb 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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"On the Head..." Heading The Ball Linked With Neurodegeneration

"On the Head..." Heading The Ball Linked With Neurodegeneration

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The brains of several ex-professional soccer players were assessed for damage linked to heading the ball.

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A Blood Test for Schizophrenia
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The new test could enable earlier detection of schizophrenia and improved outcomes for patients.

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Rapid HIV Nanosensor 100,000 Times More Sensitive Than Current Tests
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Nanomechanical optoplasmonic HIV test is 100,000 times more sensitive than current clinical testing methods. It can detect the presence of the virus within the first week of infection, and takes just 4.5hours to complete.

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Molecular Profiling of Recurring Cancer Yields Success
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An analysis of a patient’s deadly brain tumor helped doctors at Smilow Cancer Hospital identify new emerging mutations and keep the 55 year old woman alive for more than five years.

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