Adolescent Chicken Immune System Not Mature Enough for Vaccine

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Research reveals the immune system of farmed hens does not mature by the time they are culled for their meat, at six months of age.

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A Non-traditional Approach to Diagnosis

Article

Dr. Gregory Payne tells us about the role that oxidative stress measurements could play in disease diagnosis, and how new tools could help analyze chemical information such as this.

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Catching Ebola in its Tracks

Article

Mehmet Yigit, Assistant Professor, University at Albany, SUNY, tells us about a rapid, low-cost technique, which can effectively detect Ebola virus.

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Innovative Nanotechnology for Cancer Diagnostics

Life In Science

Dr. Hu tells us a little about his career and the work his lab is doing to develop nanoparticle-based techniques for cancer detection.

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Identifying Cancer Type from a Single Blood Test
Identifying Cancer Type from a Single Blood Test
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Researchers in the United States have developed a computer program that can simultaneously detect cancer and identify where in the body the cancer is located, from a patient’s blood sample.

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Guidelines Issued to Improve NGS Workflow in Oncology
Guidelines Issued to Improve NGS Workflow in Oncology
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NGS testing experts publish consensus recommendations to help ensure high-quality sequencing results for better cancer patient care.

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Smartphone-based Assay Enables Point-of-care Diagnosis of Sperm Abnormalities
Smartphone-based Assay Enables Point-of-care Diagnosis of Sperm Abnormalities
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Results show that the smartphone-based device has 98% accuracy in identifying abnormal sperm samples, even when it was used by untrained users.

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Sat Nav's Shut-Off Brain Regions
Sat Nav's Shut-Off Brain Regions
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Researchers show that parts of our brains that light-up when we explore new areas are silenced when we follow satnavs.

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CTCs Show Promise as a Diagnostic Tool in Lung Cancer
CTCs Show Promise as a Diagnostic Tool in Lung Cancer
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Prospective clinical trial demonstrates that testing for CTCs reveals lung cancer recurrence an average of six months earlier than conventional scans.

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Biomarker Predicts Death in Sepsis Patients
Biomarker Predicts Death in Sepsis Patients
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Methylthioadenosine has been identified as a biomarker that can predict which patients are most likely to die from sepsis, and could be used to improve diagnosis and treatment.

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