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Relaxing the Tension Between Publishing and Patenting: Practical Hints and Tips
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In Part 1 we outlined some patent-related ramifications of publishing your research and development prior to filing a patent application. This second part provides you with some practical hints and tips for drafting your paper, helping you to avoid potential issues that can arise.

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Why is a Molecule Necessary for Penile Erections Important for Brain Cell Communication?
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New research sheds light on neuronal communication and adds more detail to the current picture of brain cell communication at the synapse, and the role of the messenger molecule nitric oxide.

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The Importance of Collaboration in the Pharmaceutical Industry
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Collaboration is key and it has never been more true. In recent years, pharmaceutical companies have begun to embrace a more collaborative way of working to help overcome some of the challenges the industry is facing.

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Are Carbon Nanotubes a New Asbestos?
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Used in myriad applications and showered with praise by researchers, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are hailed as a "wonder material" for materials science. This lofty position may be jeopardized by a new study that shows CNTs can induce the fatal cancer mesothelioma in the same way as asbestos.

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Discipline Convergence and the New Manufacturing Paradigm
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In many industries, curiosity-driven research is being replaced by purpose-driven research, as scientists must satisfy market-led specifications. Successful predictive science depends on seamless collaboration, unified workflows, comprehensive knowledge, and standardized data that is available and understandable in context.

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Making Medicine More Precise Using Metabolomics
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The metabolome is exquisitely sensitive to our physiology, sitting at the interface of our genome and environment. Developing handheld devices that enable people to monitor themselves for changes in their metabolites that can predict future disease will empower them to take charge of their own healthcare, transforming medicine.

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Molecular Physiome of Brain Regions Identified Using Top-Down Proteomics and MALDI Imaging Mass Spectrometry
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Team develops novel strategy combining MALDI-IMS and spatially-resolved top-down proteomics to investigate differences in protein expression at the cellular level, in brain tissue.

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Mass Spectrometry Based Analysis Reveals the Chemistry of Wine Bouquet
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Scientists have developed an automated dynamic headspace method that can provide a snapshot of the aroma compounds emanated from wine in conditions close to those found during wine tasting. They have then implemented the technique to see how this profile changes over time as it might in the glass during consumption.

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Navigating Drug Discovery with High-Throughput Screening
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Once the preserve of big pharma, high-throughput screening and the data it has produced is now widely available. Together with advances in artificial intelligence, it is providing broad opportunities in drug discovery.

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Treating Cancer: Tackling Drug Resistance
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One of the biggest barriers to treating cancer is drug resistance, a phenomenon that remains only partially understood. While drug resistance has been a problem in cancer for years, new treatments are coming to light that could help overcome it...

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