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3 Recent Developments in Toxicity Testing
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The early toxicity testing market is witnessing a robust growth in recent years. Here we take a look at some of the recent developments that are playing important roles in this process.

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One-Way vs Two-Way ANOVA: Differences, Assumptions and Hypotheses
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A key statistical test in research fields including biology, economics and psychology, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) is very useful for analyzing datasets. It allows comparisons to be made between three or more groups of data. Here, we summarize the key differences between these two tests, including the assumptions and hypotheses that must be made about each type of test.

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Biosafety and the Agents of Doom
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To combat harmful pathogens it is vitally important that scientists have facilities available that enable them to work on them safely. These facilities should prevent the operator from becoming infected with the agent they are working with and prevent the organism from escaping the laboratory setting and potentially initiating new outbreaks of disease.

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Cell Culture Quality Control: Blissful Ignorance?
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How can quality control efforts keep up with the rapid advances in cellular model research? Read on for insights into challenges in recognizing and managing issues in cell culture quality control.

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X-ray Crystallography: Exploring the Frontiers of Structural Biology
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For over a century, X-ray crystallography has enabled scientists to elucidate biological structures in exquisite detail. Now, powerful new technologies are bringing unprecedented opportunities to add to the history of breakthroughs in this cutting-edge field.

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Wnt Signaling in Cancer
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Aberrant Wnt signaling has also been identified as a key mechanism in cancer biology. This article summarizes both the canonical (β-catenin dependent) and non-canonical (β-catenin independent) signaling pathways. It also highlights the role of Wnt signaling in numerous cancers and discusses novel approaches to targeting the pathway.

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Cannabis Oil for Epilepsy – What You Need to Know
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A small number of studies have shown that adding cannabis oil to existing medication may be effective in devastating, hard-to-treat epilepsy in children and adolescents.

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Food Safety Warnings Are Making Eating More Dangerous
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Food hazard warnings are making eating more dangerous

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The Glycome and Cancer
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The surfaces of cancer cells frequently express different types of glycoproteins, and because healthy cells don’t express these molecules (or do so at a much lower level), there has been significant interest in them as potential anticancer targets. Recent advances suggest we are about to see a resurgence in cancer glycomics.

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Scientists Explore the Molecular Mechanics that Drive us to Sleep
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Scientists describe how phosphorylation of 80 synaptic proteins drives our sleep/wake cycles

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