To combat harmful pathogens it is vitally important that scientists have facilities available that enable them to work on them safely. These facilities should prevent the operator from becoming infected with the agent they are working with and prevent the organism from escaping the laboratory setting and potentially initiating new outbreaks of disease.
By improving sensitivity in quality control, increasing capacity and throughput, and by improving assay development and measurement, high-throughput technologies are helping to overcome the reproducibility crisis in science.READ MORE
Study shows no difference in the development of children from same-sex couples compared to different-sex couples.READ MORE
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Most animals have brains in proportion to their body size – species with larger bodies often have larger brains. But the human brain is almost six times bigger than expected for our bodies.READ MORE