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Automation of Glycan and Peptide Mapping: Leveraging Software to Improve Efficiency and Quality

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Glycan and peptide mapping should be easy to accomplish as part of routine characterization. However, it is often a tedious interpretation process where results can be fraught with risk of errors in transcription and labeling, especially when including MS2 or UV data in addition to MS1.

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FFPE Tissue Slide Preparation and Processing

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Watch our step-by-step IHC video protocols to learn how to prepare and stain tissue slides starting from either frozen or paraffin-embedded samples.

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The Story of Developing Campath for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

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The autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis (MS) targets the protective myelin sheath that coats axons in the central nervous system. MS can cause lifelong disability, and strike early in life, meaning developing effective therapies has been a primary aim of research.

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Brain Games Can Extend "Cognitive Youth" Into Old Age

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A University of California, Irvine-led study has found that online brain game exercises can enable people in their 70s and even 80s to multitask cognitively as well as individuals 50 years their junior.

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Gray Matter vs White Matter

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The brain is an immensely complex structure, but there are ways we can divide up its anatomical structure into more discrete parts. One common divider is to separate the brain’s gray and white matter. But what are these two structures? How different are they from each other? How significant, and physiologically relevant, is this divide?

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Space Travel Impacts on Brain Connectivity, Says Cosmonaut Study

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An international team of Russian and Belgian researchers, including scientists from HSE University, has found out that space travel has a significant impact on the brain.

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Aggressive Brain Tumour Could Be Diagnosed With Simple Blood Test
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New research by Sussex scientists could be the first step towards developing a blood test to diagnose the most aggressive type of brain tumour, known as Glioblastoma.

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The Multi-tasking Protein Behind Neuropathic Pain
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Researchers from Japan's Osaka University have made an important leap in our understanding of how chronic pain conditions develop. In a new study, the team explains how a protein previously implicated in neuron growth and cell adhesion is also critical for the development of pain sensitization.

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Remembering Is Important, but Forgetting Is Important, Too
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In a new study, scientists report that halting production of synaptotagmin 17 (syt-17) blocks growth of axons.

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BNA Interview Series: The Neuroscience of Psychopathy With Essi Viding

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At the British Neuroscience Association (BNA)’s Festival of Neuroscience in April 2019, we were lucky enough to sit down with some influential neuroscientists to discuss their work. We’ve assembled these transcripts into our BNA Interview Series. Here, we interview UCL's Essi Viding on the origins of psychopathy and antisocial behavior in the brain.

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Why Science Can’t Afford Mistakes When It Comes to Cell Line Authenticity
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Having strains and cell lines that have been checked and confirmed to be what it says on the tube is invaluable to scientific validity and integrity, saving untold time and money. We spoke to Mindy Goldsborough, Ph.D., Chief Science and Technology Officer, VP and General Manager, ATCC Cell Systems about the importance and challenges of maintaining authenticated cell lines for scientific research.

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Metabolic Pathways Are Altered in the Autistic Brain—Finding Could Lead to a Novel Diagnostic Test
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A recent study found that there are differences in metabolite concentrations in healthy humans and individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We spoke with Ilia Kurochkin, research scientist at the Skoltech Center for Neurobiology and Brain Restoration (CNBR), to learn more about the study and how the results could aid the development of a diagnostic tool for ASD.

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BNA Interview: Understanding the Link Between Learning and Addiction With Professor Barry Everitt
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At the BNA's Festival of Neuroscience we were lucky enough to sit down with some influential neuroscientists to discuss their work. We’ve assembled these transcripts into our BNA Interview Series. Here, we interview Cambridge University's Professor Barry Everitt on the connections between learning and addiction.

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