Spectroscopic Techniques for Food Analysis to Combat Adulteration and Fraud

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Food fraud takes many forms, including adulteration, package tampering, outright counterfeiting of products or ingredients, mislabeling, intentional use of illegal or substandard ingredients, manufacturing shortcuts to lower production costs, and many others. Thanks to modern technology, detecting food fraud is mostly an analytical chemistry exercise, with choice of methodology depending on the quality attribute the food detective is looking for.

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The MAPK Pathway as a Therapeutic Target in Cancer Research

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Following the rapid and striking success of vemurafenib, a MAPK targeting drug used to treat melanoma, interest in this critical cell signalling pathway has exploded.

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The All New Affinity ITC - Perfected ITC Automation

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While others have attempted ITC automation, leading to bent syringes and imperfect data, TA Instruments has perfected it with the all new Affinity ITC!

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From the lab to the boardroom: An interview with Darlene Solomon Ph.D.

Life In Science

We spoke to Darlene to learn about her reasons for studying science, how she transitioned away from the lab and some of her proudest achievements at Agilent.

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Children With Congenital Zika Virus Infection Face Serious Challenges as They Age

Children With Congenital Zika Virus Infection Face Serious Challenges as They Age

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The report from the CDC is the first to describe the health and developmental effects of congenital Zika virus infection in children with microcephaly through 2 years of age.

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Salmonella Cases No Longer Declining in the EU
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The declining trend of salmonellosis cases in the EU has levelled off according to the annual report on zoonotic diseases. Cases of Salmonella Enteritidis acquired in the EU have increased in humans by 3% since 2014 and in laying hens, the prevalence increased from 0.7% to 1.21% over the same period.

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Anti-Stress Compound Reduces Obesity and Diabetes
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Researchers find a stress protein found in muscle has a diabetes promoting effect

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British Pharmacological Society’s Drug Discovery of the Year 2018 Announced
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A new medicine used to treat an ultra-rare inherited disorder which leaves babies without a fully functioning immune system has been named the British Pharmacological Society’s Drug Discovery of the Year 2018.

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