qPCR Analysis, How a qPCR Machine Works and qPCR Protocol
In this article, we will consider how qPCR works, experimental requirements, data analysis and applications of the technique.
Addressing Disparities in Healthcare and Clinical Research
Megan Claire-Chase, a cancer survivor and Black woman, explores the disparities in healthcare and clinical research, and how this can affect research outcomes and patient care.
Bringing NGS-Based Testing Closer to Home: The Need for Wider Access
This article discusses the growing need for increased access to NGS-based genomic testing, what needs to change to make that possible and what expanded accessibility could mean for the future of patient care and population health at large.
Amplifying the Voices of PhD Students
Technology Networks spoke with PhD Voice to discuss why doing a PhD can be so challenging, the use of Twitter by the PhD community, and tips and future changes it would like to see in the academic field.
NMR Spectroscopy Principles, Interpreting an NMR Spectrum and Common Problems
Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy is a physicochemical technique used to obtain structural information about molecules. In this article, we consider how it works, what it tells you and where it is used.
Digitized Lateral Flow Tests Can Transform How We Think About Patient Generated Health Data
Patient generated health data is a hot topic in healthcare, with connected technology driving a shift towards patient-centric care. Phil Groom argues that, after the pandemic, digitized lateral flow testing must become a key part of this movement.
An Introduction to Culturing Bacteria
The ability to grow microbes is an essential step in being able to utilize their power, identify harmful culprits and advance our understanding and capabilities. In this article, we consider what bacterial culture is, factors affecting culture conditions, common problems and some of the numerous applications.
High-Throughput Technologies: Exploring Advances and Key Applications
This article will explore how high-throughput technologies are continuing to advance research in the life sciences. It will also and highlight various areas directly benefiting, including drug discovery, genomics and molecular biology.
Five Challenges Limiting Widespread Adoption of Microbiome-Based Diagnostics
This article explores challenges hindering broad adoption and application of emerging microbiome-based diagnostics and outlines recommendations for diagnostic developers to overcome these barriers.
Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Dementia
Technology Networks interviewed Dr. Yana Vinogradova to discuss the menopause, menopausal hormone therapy and whether there are any links between its use and dementia risk.