Answer the challenges of CDS Data integrity - Sterling Pharma Solutions Ltd

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Data integrity continues to be a hot topic for the regulatory agencies in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Navigating Data Management Challenges in Every Phase of the Drug Discovery Life Cycle

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In this webinar, we’ll introduce you to laboratory information management systems (LIMS) and demonstrate how this software can help you achieve regulatory compliant, quality data management throughout your product’s lifecycle.

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10 Things We Didn't Know Last Week - 18 May 2018

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The most exciting science new stories from the last 7 days

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Waters Explains Deployment of Empower Cloud

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We explain how we've made Empower Chromatography Software (CDS) available for scientific laboratories around the world from the cloud, using Amazon Web Services. More info: https://www.waters.com/empowercloud

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Deploying Cloud Technologies to Fight Pediatric Cancer

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The St. Jude Cloud is a recently-launched online data-sharing and collaboration platform that provides access to the largest public repository of pediatric cancer genomics data. We caught up with Jinghui Zhang, PhD, Chair of the Department of Computational Biology and St. Jude Endowed Chair in Bioinformatics at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to discuss the cloud and its impact on pediatric research.

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Algorithm Predicts Life Expectancy After Heart Attack

Algorithm Predicts Life Expectancy After Heart Attack

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A new algorithm developed by UCLA researchers more accurately predicts which people will survive heart failure, and for how long, whether or not they receive a heart transplant. The algorithm would allow doctors to make more personalized assessments of people who are awaiting heart transplants, which in turn could enable health care providers to make better use of limited life-saving resources and potentially reduce health care costs.

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Understanding Lung Cancer Cell Networks Helps Create Drug Treatments
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A team of scientists has identified networks inside lung cancer cells that will help understand this cancer and fight it with drug treatments.

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Bumblebee Threats Tested in 'Virtual Safe Space'
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The many threats facing bumblebees can be tested using a “virtual safe space” created by scientists at the University of Exeter. Bumble-BEEHAVE provides a computer simulation of how colonies will develop and react to multiple factors including pesticides, parasites and habitat loss.

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Soft Power: The Rise of Bio-Friendly Robots
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'Soft Robots' are a new development in robotics that aims to make human-friendly automation. These machines, made out of liquid-metals and polymer fibers, could help bring humans and robots closer together.

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One Year on, Scientists Defend Canada’s Anti-Genetic Discrimination Law
One Year on, Scientists Defend Canada’s Anti-Genetic Discrimination Law
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The Canadian Genetic Non-Discrimination Act (GNA), introduced last May, made it illegal to require individuals to disclose genetic test results or to compel individuals to undergo genetic tests for any agreement or service. However, a subsequent legal challenge has prompted a robust defense of the act from scientists in the May issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ).

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 "Uber for Academics" Announces a Blockchain Token for Science
"Uber for Academics" Announces a Blockchain Token for Science
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Blockchain payment systems are in vogue right now, finding applications in everything from stock market transactions to air fares. Peerwith, an online peer-to-peer marketplace has announced a new blockchain currency with a grand aim: to solve the problem of payment transfers in academia.

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The 3D Structure of Telomerase: Uncovering Its Role in Human Disease
The 3D Structure of Telomerase: Uncovering Its Role in Human Disease
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Researchers have published the first detailed picture and description of the 3-dimensional molecular structure of telomerase – a discovery that could enable better targeted drug screening and could result in more successful telomerase-related clinical therapeutics.

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Durham University Seeks to Unlock Mysteries of the Cosmos
Durham University Seeks to Unlock Mysteries of the Cosmos
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To unravel the mysteries of the cosmos, a team at Durham University is using an ambitious open-source project, dubbed EAGLE-XL, that aims to simulate our entire universe in a level of detail never attempted before.

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Tech Solutions for Drinking Water Analysis
Tech Solutions for Drinking Water Analysis
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Improved access to clean and safe drinking water is key for health and survival and has been classified as a human right. Here, we take a look at some of the novel solutions, both hi-tech and low-tech, that scientists are designing to help monitor drinking water source safety.

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Can Supercomputers Break Down Data Silos?
Can Supercomputers Break Down Data Silos?
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The University of Southampton have recently unveiled their new supercomputer, Iridis. We spoke to Oz Parchment, the University's Director of iSolutions, to find out how Iridis's power can be used to break through barriers preventing collaboration in research.

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