8 Stories of Lab Safety Gone Wrong

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Read about eight incidents from which we can all learn important lessons about lab safety.

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RNA sequencing with nanopore technology

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New: nanopore for RNA sequencing. Sequence complete RNA strands directly and in real-time. Or, cDNA ‘strand-switching’ protocol also allows full-length sequencing of cDNA, either with or without PCR amplification.

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Plant Epigenetics: An untapped molecular resource for crop improvement

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Epigenetic phenomena such as paramutation, transgenic silencing, imprinting, and transposable element inactivation are prevalent in plants and potentially offer a huge resource for directed crop improvement.

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Efficient Silencing of mRNA and lncRNA with Fewer Off-target Effects

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Exiqon LNA™ GapmeRs are powerful tools for loss of function studies of proteins, mRNA and lncRNAs.

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Potential Barcode Identified for a Form of Alcoholic Liver Disease
Potential Barcode Identified for a Form of Alcoholic Liver Disease
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NIAAA-supported researchers have discovered that extracellular vesicles released by liver cells in a mouse model of alcoholic steatohepatitis contain a miRNA signature detectable in the blood.

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Synchrotron Light Shows Human Domestication of Seeds From 2000BC
Synchrotron Light Shows Human Domestication of Seeds From 2000BC
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For the first time, scientists from University College London have used the UK's synchrotron facility to document the evolution of seed coat thinning from archaeological remains.

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Big-Data Analysis Points Toward New Drug Discovery Method
Big-Data Analysis Points Toward New Drug Discovery Method
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A research team has developed a computational method to systematically probe massive amounts of open-access data to discover new ways to use drugs, including some that have already been approved for other uses.

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RNA Molecules Lives Are 10 Times Shorter Than Previously Thought
RNA Molecules Lives Are 10 Times Shorter Than Previously Thought
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A research group at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has developed a new method to measure the half-life of RNA molecules.

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Changing microRNA's Presence in Glioblastoma Cells Could Change the Tumor's Subtype
Changing microRNA's Presence in Glioblastoma Cells Could Change the Tumor's Subtype
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BWH researchers examined a specific microRNA, miR-128, to help identify glioblastoma subtypes and to determine if altering the microRNA's presence in glioblastoma cells could change the tumor's subtype.

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Study Indicates 75% of Human Genome is Non-functional
Study Indicates 75% of Human Genome is Non-functional
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An evolutionary biologist at the University of Houston has published new calculations that indicate no more than 25 percent of the human genome is functional.

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