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LEAF Promotes Greener Laboratory Practices

In this article, we explore the importance of LEAF and how the choice of equipment – together with better habits – can significantly contribute to a greener and more sustainable future for laboratories.
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Universal Microbial Network Breaks Down Human Flesh

Technology Networks spoke to the research team behind the discovery of a network of microbes that appear to drive the decomposition of animal flesh to learn more about how the finding could help in modulating decomposition processes.
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The One Sample T Test

In this article, we will explore some of the theory behind the one sample t test, assumptions of the test, interpretation and a worked example.
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Digging Deep: Emerging Contaminants in Soil

Soil could be our planet's unsung hero, quietly working behind the scenes to keep everything in balance. This article will discuss some of the worrying emerging contaminants detected in soil and how scientists are rising to the analytical challenge.
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The Friedman Test

The Friedman test can be used to compare repeated measures or samples, such as following a person's biological functions over time. In this article, we consider its assumptions, when to use it and go through a worked example.

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Pioneering Immuno-Oncology Through a Love of Science

This article profiles Dr. Sangeeta Goswami, a physician-scientist who is at the forefront of immunotherapy research and champions young doctors, especially women, eager to pursue similar paths.
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The Z Test

If you want to compare means of continuous variables between two groups or to a hypothesized value, you might need a z test. In this article, we explore the two types of z test, assumptions of the test, interpretation and a worked example.
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Neutrophils: Neutrophil Function, Origin and Related Conditions

In this article, we consider what neutrophils are, how they are generated, their function in the body and medical conditions related to them.
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Synthetic Antibiotics Could Improve Treatment of “Superbugs”

Technology Networks spoke to Dr. Ishwar Singh to learn more about the challenges of drug-resistant infections, the discovery of teixobactin and the benefits of synthetic antibodies.
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Epstein-Barr Virus, Multiple Sclerosis and Cancer: Looking Back at 60 Years of Research

In this interview, Professor Lawrence Young discusses the current interest in Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) vaccines for combatting multiple sclerosis and his thoughts on the future direction of EBV research.
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