Lab-on-a-Chip to Help Detect Cancer

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In this podcast, we speak to Gustavo Stolovitsky to learn about his career and the work he is doing at IBM Research.

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Plant Power Disables MRSA Bacteria

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Flavone-rich extract 430D-F5 from the Brazillian peppertree disarms bacteria by quorum quenching.

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"On the Head..." Heading The Ball Linked With Neurodegeneration

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The brains of several ex-professional soccer players were assessed for damage linked to heading the ball.

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Zooming-In On Connectomics: From Neural Networks To Synapses

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New practical approach facilitates brain mapping from the level of the synapse up. Lead Author Julian Ng, Ph.D, describes the new methods pioneered in his recent paper and the impact it will have on the new field of connectomics.

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A New Approach to Stem Cell Maturation

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Dr. Chulan Kwon tells us about a new method to generate mature cardiac muscle cells from pluripotent stem cells.

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Researchers Use MRI to Predict Autism

Researchers Use MRI to Predict Autism

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Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in infants with older siblings with autism, researchers from around the country were able to correctly predict 80 percent of those infants who would later meet criteria for autism.

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New Ways to Target Cells Carrying Mutations in Cancer-Causing Genes
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Winship Cancer Institute has mapped a vast spider web of interactions between proteins in lung cancer cells, as part of an effort to reach what was considered "undruggable."

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New Material Could Reduce Signal Losses in Photonic Devices
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Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a material that could reduce signal losses in photonic devices.

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Spectro Scientific Wins U.S. Patent for Water Contamination Measurement Method
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Spectro Scientific has been awarded a U.S. patent for a company-developed method to measure water contamination in turbine and other industrial oils.

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