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Sustainability Through Innovation

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With growing pressure on labs to reduce waste and improve sustainability, we spoke to the Sustainability Forum at Agilent to learn more about what the company are doing to help their customers achieve their sustainability goals.

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10 Things We Didn't Know Last Week - 12 October 2018

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A weekly round-up of the latest news stories.

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The Week in Neuroscience, October 11, 2018

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A roundup of the week in neuroscience: how we're hardwired for empathy and learning; pioneering treatment for CJD; most detailed map of hippocampus to date; more...

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Chemical Snapshots and Molecular Maps with Mass Spec Imaging

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Mass spectrometry imaging (MSI) is a powerful tool increasingly being used in many fields including cancer research, biomarker discovery and drug development. This article explains why MSI is the technique of choice in many labs, discusses its use in research, and covers how some inherent challenges are being addressed.

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Novel Way to Generate Molecules for Drug Development

Novel Way to Generate Molecules for Drug Development

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Chemists at The Ohio State University have developed a new and improved way to generate molecules that can enable the design of new types of synthetic drugs.

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Cesarean-Born Mice Show Altered Patterns Of Brain Development
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The team of neuroscientists examined the effect of birth mode (vaginal delivery versus Cesarean section) on neuronal cell death, an important process that reshapes neural circuits early in development.

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Scientists Chase Mystery of How Dogs Process Words
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“Many dog owners think that their dogs know what some words mean, but there really isn’t much scientific evidence to support that.”

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Host Cell Protein Analysis in Biopharma

Host Cell Protein Analysis in Biopharma

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Presence of host cell protein (HCP) contaminants in the final product, even at very low levels, may elicit unpredictable and serious immunogenic response in humans. The accurate detection, identification and quantification of HCPs during biotherapeutic development is thus critical in ensuring patient safety, and is a regulatory requirement.

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Exploring the Public’s Perception of Food Fraud
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When you go to the shops to buy the weekly groceries, it’s quite likely you’ll find yourself thinking about where your food has come from. Is this organic? Is that free-range? You are perhaps less likely to find yourself wondering, “Is this food fake?”

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Healthcare Interoperability Woes: Three Solutions that Create Optimism
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Healthcare interoperability remains an intractable problem; both healthcare providers and patients feel unease about limited access to medical data, which results in lower care quality and poor patient engagement. Although daunting, these challenges aren’t insurmountable. In this feature, we’ll explore what has been and what could be done to foster the creation of an interoperable infrastructure.

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Understanding the Lytic Cycle – What Are the Steps?
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Bacteriophage (phage) are viruses that specifically infect bacteria. They have a two-phase lifecycle, residing in a dormant state within the host genome (lysogenic cycle) or hijacking the host cellular machinery for their own replication (lytic cycle). Here we will explore the important steps of the lytic cycle.

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