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What is Leukemia?
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Stem cells found in the bone marrow are crucial for our health because they are needed to become new blood cells that sustain and protect our bodies. But when the transformation goes wrong, harmful mutations can cause the cells to start replicating without control -- a type of cancer known as leukemia.

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HPLC - Normal Phase vs Reverse Phase
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Basic info about Normal Phase and Reverse Phase HPLC.

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What is Sepsis?
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Learn about the most preventable cause of death worldwide, in 3 minutes. Save lives and raise awareness by sharing this video with your friends, family and colleagues.

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MRI-algorithm Can Identify Suicidal Thoughts
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An innovative and promising approach has been developed to identify suicidal individuals by analyzing alterations in how their brains represent certain concepts, such as death, cruelty and trouble.

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Why Are Polygenic Risk Scores Important?
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Dr Sekar Kathiresan highlights the importance of polygenic risk scoring, a method which summarizes data into a single variable that measures genetic liability to a disorder or a trait.

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Can Stem Cells be Used to Treat Parkinson’s Disease?
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Sophie discusses current research investigating the use of stem cells to replace damaged neurons in Parkinson's. Could something that once sounded like science fiction actually be a potential future treatment?

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Plug-and-play Paperfluidic Diagnostics
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Researchers at MIT have developed half-inch modular blocks that can be constructed to produced different diagnostic devices. They hope that their low-cost, easy-to-assemble half-inch creations will soon land in the hands of many small laboratories around the world, to improve infection detection and monitoring.

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The Future of Lab-Grown Eye Transplants
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The future of lab-grown eye transplants is... eye-opening. Dr Mariya Moosajee discusses the role of stem cell research in ophthalmology, and the exciting possibilities which lie ahead.

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John Ioannidis on Moving Toward Truth in Scientific Research
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PLOS author John Ioannidis, Professor of Medicine, of Health Research and Policy, and of Statistics at Stanford University, considers how the scientific community can move toward greater truth in published research.

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Tracking Cancer on the Move: Finding That One in a Million
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An analogy of finding CTCs: Imagine you have three friends, and they are somewhere in Canada. But you don't know where they are. Also, they change their clothes and hair colour every day.
Watch to learn about this liquid biopsy test that has successfully progressed from the research lab to the clinic.

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