Encouraging Life Science Innovation: The Value of Accelerator Programs

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We spoke to Giovanni Rizzo to learn about accelerator programs and the difference they can make to innovation, as well as share some tips for academics beginning a start-up venture.

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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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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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Protein Discovery Could Lead to Better Diagnosis of Stress
Protein Discovery Could Lead to Better Diagnosis of Stress
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Researchers have found a protein that is present in people while they are in stressful situations. The discovery could lead to identifying new ways to predict, diagnose and treat stress.

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Tiny “Tornado” Boosts Performance of Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry
Tiny “Tornado” Boosts Performance of Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry
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Known as Dry Ion Localization and Locomotion (DRILL), the new device creates a swirling flow that can separate electrospray droplets depending on their size.

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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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