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Streamline your western blotting workflow with iWestern

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Designed to address processing efficiency, reproducibility, and robustness of results, the iWestern Workflow helps to enable exceptional western blot results with minimal hands-on time.

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Neuroscience at Super-Resolution [Image Gallery]

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A gallery of beautiful images of brain cells at the sub-micron level.

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How to Capture Images with Invitrogen iBright Imaging Systems

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Capture images and analyze data from your western blots and gels efficiently and easily using the Invitrogen iBright Imaging Systems.

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Unlocking the Secrets of Brain Organization -in the Fruit Fly

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As many people spent the summer trying to keep the flies away from their fruit-bowls, an international group of scientists published one of the biggest and most important datasets in the field of connectomics to date, the complete 3D electron micrograph volume of the fruit-fly (Drosophila melanogaster) brain.

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Smelling the Forest, Not the Trees

Smelling the Forest, Not the Trees

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Animals are much better at smelling a complex “soup” of odorants rather than a single pure ingredient, a new study by the University of Sussex has revealed.

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Coffee Compounds Could Team Up to Fight Parkinson’s?
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Rutgers scientists have found a compound in coffee that may team up with caffeine to fight Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia - two progressive and currently incurable diseases associated with brain degeneration.

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Deciphering Mechanisms of Childhood Tumor Growth & Regression
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Researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin have studied the genetic factors behind different tumor subtypes and their prognoses. Their findings enable clinicians to predict the precise clinical course of the disease, and to adapt their treatment regimens accordingly.

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The Yin-Yang of Dopamine
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For decades, psychologists have viewed the neurotransmitter dopamine as a double-edged sword: released in the brain as a reward to train us to seek out pleasurable experiences, but also a “drug” the constant pursuit of which leads to addiction. According to a new study from UC Berkeley, that’s only one face of dopamine.

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Understanding the Role of BDNF on GABAergic neurotransmission
Understanding the Role of BDNF on GABAergic neurotransmission
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Researchers have identified a mechanism by which brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) can suppress GABAergic transmission in hippocampus. In this article, Dr. Rajamani Selvam explains how he and his team achieved these results, and their potential impact on the treatment of neurological disease.

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Light Sheet Imaging Helps Capture Zebrafish Neural Development
Light Sheet Imaging Helps Capture Zebrafish Neural Development
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A video showing the birth of an incredible network of neurons in the nervous system of a Zebrafish has won first prize at the Nikon Small World in Motion Awards, which highlight the best in photography and video captured through the microscope lens. We caught up with researchers behind the video to find out more.

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'Microdosers' of LSD and Magic Mushrooms are Wiser and More Creative
'Microdosers' of LSD and Magic Mushrooms are Wiser and More Creative
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Researchers just ran the first ever pre-registered scientific study on the microdosing of psychedelics and found some very promising results.

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 Inflamyloid: What Is It and Why Is It Important in Alzheimer's Disease?
Inflamyloid: What Is It and Why Is It Important in Alzheimer's Disease?
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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the leading cause of dementia worldwide. Classically, the “amyloid” hypothesis, which ties the disease’s spread to that of amyloid protein, is thought to underlie AD’s pathology. After years of mixed to negative results in clinical trials, new research is underway to investigate what role the brain’s own immune system plays in amyloid-driven disease; an “infl-amyloid” hypothesis.

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Through the Looking Glass of Single Cell Proteomics
Through the Looking Glass of Single Cell Proteomics
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To pick apart the differences between individual cells in complex multicellular organisms, we need to look at cells one-by-one. This article takes a look at how several scientists in North America are using single cell proteomics (SCP) technologies to discern disease pathogenesis and enhance directed stem-cell differentiation.

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