The War on Plastics: Is It Too Little Too Late?

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With UK Prime Minister Theresa May announcing today that UK supermarkets must have a plastic free aisle as part of her government’s 25-year environmental improvement plan, it is the latest in a line of reforms seeking to reduce the harmful plastic contamination that has become a worldwide scourge.

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Protein's Role in Mitochondrial Metabolism Identified

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EXD2, a protein previously thought to be localised to the nucleus, has a key role in the production of proteins by mitochondria.

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4 Challenges in Proteome Analysis

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Proteomics is a rapidly expanding field, aided by improvements in instrumentation accuracy and sensitivity, size and affordability. Whilst it is a valuable tool in the quest for improved understanding, diagnosis and treatment, a number of areas are proving problematic. In this list, we will discuss some of the challenges that researchers come up against in proteome analysis.

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Tomorrow’s Quantitation Today

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In the past, quantitation was done by searching for and quantifying a list of known molecules. As the world changes, the compounds and products being analyzed are changing as well. Tomorrow’s quantitation leverages both qualitative and quantitative analysis.

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New Biosensors for Testing Water

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Biosensors have been developed which can detect drugs in water faster and in smaller amounts.

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Immunosuppressive Cells in Newborns Play Important Role in Controlling Inflammation in Early Life

Immunosuppressive Cells in Newborns Play Important Role in Controlling Inflammation in Early Life

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New research has characterized the transitory presence of myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs) in mouse and human newborns, revealing a critical role of these cells in regulation of inflammation in the early stages of life.

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Tweak to Technique Could Bolster Disease Detection
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A team of Stanford researchers has developed a technique that they hope could more precisely detect diseases or disorders such as cancer or a heart attack.

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Proteasome Blocker Brings Glaucoma Gene Therapy Closer
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An enhanced gene therapy technique that pairs a viral vector with a proteasome blockade has doubled the therapy's efficiency.

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Bile Acids Turn Cells from Fat-storing to Fat-burning
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EPFL scientists have discovered a novel role for bile acids: converting energy-storing white fat depots into energy-expending beige fat.

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