Simplify Your 3D Cell Culture with a Novel Method for Tissue Modeling

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This video shows the technology behind the RAFT™ 3D Cell Culture System and how it creates high-density collagen scaffolds with cells embedded. The RAFT™ System has successfully been used in many research areas including toxicology, oncology, blood brain barrier models, corneal models and more. Coming along with easy-to-follow protocols, RAFT™ System allows you to set up robust 3D cultures in less than an hour. Learn more about RAFT™ System on www.lonza.com/raft-3d-culture.com.

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Behind the Science, S2-Ep1: Classic rock & HPLC with Pat McDonald

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Every good rock band starts in the basement. So that's where we're heading ... to the basement of Waters to see the first chromatography systems! Pat McDonald, corporate fellow emeritus at Waters, tells us about Jim Waters and Waters Associates' inventions.

The first commercial "high pressure" chromatography system for polymer chemists, the GPC-100, from 1963. The ALC-100, developed in late 1970 for separating isomers in the synthesis of B12. The M6000 pump that came in 1972, followed by the U6K injector, the first commercial "small" particle columns (10 µm!). Bringing those pieces into an assembly led to the first modern "high performance" liquid chromatography instrument, now known as HPLC.

Read up on the history of Jim Waters and his chromatography people: http://bit.ly/2mwT2BI

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EVATAR - A Female Reproductive Tract on a Chip

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We spoke to Dr. J. Julie Kim, Northwestern University, to learn more about the EVATAR project and how it could help the future of drug discovery and personalized medicine.

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High Purity Plasma Extraction

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To learn about some of the challenges of extracting plasma from blood, and how a recently developed microfluidic device could help overcome some of these, we spoke to Dr. Weihua Li.

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Animal Model For Rare Brain Disease H-ABC Found

Animal Model For Rare Brain Disease H-ABC Found

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Professor Ian Duncan describes his 29-year quest to understand the root-cause of a brain disease he identified in rats, and in doing so has found the link to a fatal and rare childhood brain disease in humans, H-ABC. Meaning the development of a cure is now possible.

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Encouraging News On Our Progress Against Cancer
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When one death in four in the United States is due to cancer, progress against this terrible disease is important news.

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Class B G Protein-Coupled Receptor Structure Solved by Cryo-EM
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Researchers at Monash University solve structure of drug target for osteoperosis, diabetes and obesity.

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Metrion and Venomtech Collaborate
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Combining Metrion's electrophysiological expertise and screening capability with Venomtech's compound library and venom-based drug discovery expertise will rapidly exploit and develop novel tools for ion channel drug discovery research.

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