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Why are the Life Sciences Lagging in AI Development?

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A recent survey conducted by not-for-profit group The Pistoia Alliance highlighted that nearly three-quarters of life science professionals interviewed think that their sector is lagging behind other industries in the development of AI. We discuss the survey results, what they mean for the life sciences field, and how the field can speed up AI development with Dr Nick Lynch, a consultant at the Pistoia Alliance.

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Strawberry’s Properties are More than Skin Deep

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Everyone loves a perfectly ripe strawberry, right? They count towards your five a day and contain important nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants. But what if science could help breeders make them even better?

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Prof. Anna Williams Discusses Her Research into Small Vessel Disease

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Professor Anna Williams spoke to Xandrina and Adam on the Neuro Show to explain how her group's findings are being translated into treatment for Small Vessel Disease.

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Going with the Flow

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This month we sat down with Dr Omar Jina, Chief Commercial Officer at Syrris Ltd., to discuss flow chemistry, its applications and the push to raise awareness of this transformative technology.

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Lake gives Clues to Earth's Ancient Atmosphere

Lake gives Clues to Earth's Ancient Atmosphere

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A sample of ancient oxygen, teased out of a 1.4 billion-year-old evaporative lake deposit in Ontario, provides fresh evidence of what the Earth’s atmosphere and biosphere were like during the interval leading up to the emergence of animal life.

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Analytical Tool Predicts Disease-Causing Genes
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Predicting genes that can cause disease due to the production of truncated or altered proteins that take on a new or different function, rather than those that lose their function, is now possible thanks to an international team of researchers that has developed a new analytical tool to effectively and efficiently predict such candidate genes.

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Gene Regulator May Contribute to Protein Pileup in Exfoliation Glaucoma
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Researchers are seeking factors that contribute to protein pileup in exfoliation glaucoma

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‘Good Cholesterol’ May Not Always be Good for Postmenopausal Women
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Postmenopausal factors may have an impact on the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) – also known as ‘good cholesterol’ – according to a study led by researchers in the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

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Memory Pioneer Celebrates Her Centenary

Memory Pioneer Celebrates Her Centenary

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Brenda Milner who pioneered our understanding of multi-system memory celebrated her 100th birthday at the weekend

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3 Recent Developments in Toxicity Testing
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The early toxicity testing market is witnessing a robust growth in recent years. Here we take a look at some of the recent developments that are playing important roles in this process.

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From Metabolite to Biomarker: Mass Spectrometry in Diagnostics
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Professor Alain van Gool, Professor of Personalized Healthcare at Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc), in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, helps oversee Radboudumc’s 19 Technology Centers, which span multiple aspects of biomedical science. He also has a rather more specialized position as head of the Translational Metabolic Laboratory (TML).

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UPS Ensures a Stable Outlook for Diamond Light Source
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Diamond Light Source is the UK's national synchrotron facility and is used by over 7,000 researchers from both academia and industry to conduct essential experiments that keep the UK at the forefront of scientific research. Due to the sensitive nature of the equipment, it is therefore imperative that a stable power supply is maintained to the equipment.

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