8 Stories of Lab Safety Gone Wrong

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Read about eight incidents from which we can all learn important lessons about lab safety.

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Microfluidics for Single Cell Analysis of CTCs

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Here we take a look at the use of microfluidic devices in the isolation and analysis of circulating tumor cells.

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Salivary Diagnostics

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Blood is usually the first biofluid thought of when considering diagnostics, but the value of saliva as an alternative is increasingly being explored.

Take our quiz to see how much you know about this growing field.

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Potential Barcode Identified for a Form of Alcoholic Liver Disease
Potential Barcode Identified for a Form of Alcoholic Liver Disease
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NIAAA-supported researchers have discovered that extracellular vesicles released by liver cells in a mouse model of alcoholic steatohepatitis contain a miRNA signature detectable in the blood.

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Enterome and Nestlé Health Sciences Launch New Diagnostics Company
Enterome and Nestlé Health Sciences Launch New Diagnostics Company
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Enterome and Nestlé Health Sciences join to create Microbiome Diagnostics Partners, a company that will enable the development and diagnostics for multiple diseases including inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and liver diseases.

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Optofluidic Device Detects Tumour Cells in Blood
Optofluidic Device Detects Tumour Cells in Blood
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A team of researchers has patented a mobile device that can monitor cancer quickly, cheaply, effectively and non-invasively.

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Material From Shellfish Boosts Sensitivity of Diagnostic Tests
Material From Shellfish Boosts Sensitivity of Diagnostic Tests
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By adding polydopamine at a key step, the sensitivity of diagnostic tests and bioassays can be increased by as many as 100 to 1,000 times.

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Microscopy Technique Could Enable More Informative Biopsies
Microscopy Technique Could Enable More Informative Biopsies
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MIT and Harvard Medical School researchers have devised a way to image biopsy samples with much higher resolution — an advance that could help doctors develop more accurate and inexpensive diagnostic tests.

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Technique Enables Faster Diagnosis of Inherited Nerve Disease
Technique Enables Faster Diagnosis of Inherited Nerve Disease
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A modified skin biopsy could help earlier diagnosis of an inherited and progressively fatal nerve disease and seems to offer a clearer view of the disorder’s severity and progression.

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