Seven days in science - 24 Feb 2017

Quiz

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

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What Tears Can Tell Us About Our Nutritional Health

Article

Adrienne R. Minerick, Associate Dean for Research & Innovation, College of Engineering, Michigan Technological University, tells us about the potential that tears can offer as an indicator of nutritional health.

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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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Whipworms Whipped

News

New family of drugs kill parasitic worms that infect 500million people globally.

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FDA Approval For Lysosomal Storage Disease Screen In Newborns

FDA Approval For Lysosomal Storage Disease Screen In Newborns

News

Baebies Inc. receives FDA approval for it benchtop screening device for lysosomal storage disease. The device quantitatively measures the activity of lysosomal enzymes from newborn dried blood spots.

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New LC-MS Method to Evaluate Salivary Proteins as Oral Cancer Biomarkers
News

Multiple reaction monitoring (MRM/SRM) of peptides is a growing technology for target protein quantification because it is more robust, precise, accurate, high-throughput, and multiplex-capable than antibody-based techniques such as enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs).

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Innovate UK’s Biocatalyst Programme Awards Arquer Diagnostics Funding
News

Funding will be used to prepare for international clinical study to evaluate the Company’s ELISA-based urine test for prostate cancer.

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Expanding Lung Cancer Screening Poses Serious Challenges
News

A demonstration project by the US Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is highlighting some of the complexities and challenges associated with the expansion of lung cancer screening in the United States.

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