Uncovering Real-World Patient Insights With Social Media and NLP
Historically, drug researchers have relied on methods such as focus groups and questionnaires for first-person accounts of patient-reported outcomes. Social media has emerged as a lower cost alternative that is increasingly accepted as a reputable source of information by the research community.
Microplastics May Linger in Rivers for Years Prior to Entering Oceans
Microplastics can deposit and linger within riverbeds for as long as seven years before washing into the ocean, a new study has found.
Grant Supports Creation of Huge Cancer Database
A database allowing doctors and researchers to map bioinformatic data relating to cancer patients has been supported by a two million dollar grant.
What Your Sweat Reveals About Your Health
Sweating it out through exercise may be a New Year’s resolution but it could also help to provide new insights into the state of your health.
qPCR Analysis, How a qPCR Machine Works and qPCR Protocol
In this article, we will consider how qPCR works, experimental requirements, data analysis and applications of the technique.
Ding Dong Merrily on AI: The British Neuroscience Association’s Christmas Symposium Explores the Future of Neuroscience and AI
A special Christmas symposium from the British Neuroscience Association (BNA) has reviewed the growing relationship between neuroscience and artificial intelligence (AI) techniques. The online event featured talks from across the UK, which reviewed how AI has changed brain science and the many unrealized applications of what remains a nascent technology.
Existing and Emerging Lab 4.0 Technologies in 2021
In this article, we look to the technologies and innovations that will define the future of science.
Emotional Intelligence: The Missing Link in Diabetes Treatment
As a group, people with diabetes are especially prone to substantial regimen adherence challenges. In this article, current diabetes management protocols are discussed and the potential of adopting personalized digital solutions is explored.
Perfecting Gas Chromatography Sample Preparation
Download this guide to discover considerations when preparing samples for gas chromatography including transportation, safe storage, sample naming and extraction technique selection.
Achieving Data Compliance: What Not To Do
Download this guide to learn how to avoid remediations for citations such as loss of electronic records, uncontrolled and unvalidated spreadsheets and conflict of interest.
Sample Security within the Biopharmaceutical Industry
Download this free listicle to learn more about how to optimize sample control and security in biopharma laboratories.
Clinical Omics and Mass Spectrometry
Due to its broad-based applicability to detect compounds with a wide range of masses, along with its high sensitivity, mass spectrometry (MS) has been used extensively in a range of omics analyses and applications. In this listicle, we explore the use of MS-based data in a variety of clinical omics settings.