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Answer the challenges of CDS Data integrity - Sterling Pharma Solutions Ltd

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Data integrity continues to be a hot topic for the regulatory agencies in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Signals Notebook: Finally More Time For Science

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PerkinElmer Signals Notebook allows you to achieve meaningful scientific breakthroughs – faster and smarter.

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Stunning Images from Microscopy

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Download this image gallery to see how a variety of techniques have been used to capture stunning images of the world beyond the naked eye.

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Newborn Screening

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Neonatal screening is designed to identify newborn babies with conditions that are treatable, but not clinically evident in the newborn period. Download this infographic to learn about one of the most successful public health screening programs to date.

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Roots of Neuropsychiatric Risk in the Developing Brain

Roots of Neuropsychiatric Risk in the Developing Brain

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The most comprehensive genomic analysis of the human brain ever undertaken has revealed new insights into the changes it undergoes through development, how it varies among individuals, and the roots of neuropsychiatric illnesses such as autism spectrum disorders and schizophrenia.

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Portable Ebola Test Brings Quicker Diagnosis to Remote Regions
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Researchers have created a portable and fast-acting test that can distinguish Ebola infections from other fever-causing infectious diseases such as Lassa fever and malaria in around 30 minutes. Although further testing is required, this could be useful during febrile disease outbreaks.

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Light Shed on Thallium Poisoning Cold Case by Mass Spectrometry
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A mass spectrometry standardization method has been developed for generating a timeline of thallium poisoning by analyzing the victim’s hair.

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Parents' Brain Activity 'Echoes' Their Child's
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When infants are playing with objects, their early attempts to pay attention to things are accompanied by bursts of high-frequency activity in their brain. But what happens when parents play together with them? New research shows for the first time that when adults are engaged in joint play together with their infant, their own brains show similar bursts of high-frequency activity.

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A Controversial World-first: Gene-Edited Human Babies

A Controversial World-first: Gene-Edited Human Babies

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A Chinese scientist, He Jiankui, has claimed that he helped make the world-first gene-edited babies: two twin baby girls. Reportedly, he used CRISPR-Cas9 to edit embryos for seven couples during IVF fertility treatment, and engineered the embryos to possess resistance to HIV infection. He Jiankui, from the Southern University of Science and Technology, is now facing investigation over whether the experiment was illegal.

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Shedding Light on Wine Fraud with NMR Fingerprinting
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Wine forgery, including adulteration, counterfeiting (e.g. mislabeling/misrepresentation) and intellectual property infringement, takes place on a global scale, but is on the rise in central Europe. To help in the fight against fraud, the industry are turning to NMR fingerprinting to stamp out the problem.

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A (Lab)Step Towards Reproducible Science
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The reproducibility crisis is holding back science. London-based Labstep, a start-up out of Oxford University, think that their tool can help make science more open and reproducible. That claim has now been given some concrete evidence with the announcement that the research contingent of the MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM will be trialling Labstep across their Banjul-based facility.

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Data Integrity – Miscommunication Will Kill Your Data
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Sharing data is often a bit like passing round a message in miscommunication - small change and errors can ultimately ruin the data and render it unfit for purpose. Here, we look at data integrity in the context of shared data and introduce some procedures that will mitigate against miscommunication.

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