Lab-on-a-Chip to Help Detect Cancer

Podcast

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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High Purity Plasma Extraction

Blog

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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Stem Cell Drug Screen Yields Potential Alternative to Statins

News

New liver stem-cell screen of SPECTRUM compounds suggests cardiac glycosides could be repurposed to treat high cholesterol

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Brain Organoid Created from Stem Cells

Brain Organoid Created from Stem Cells

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The 'mini brains' will help researchers study the cause of, and develop treatments for Parkinson's disease.

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Sunflower Seeds Identified as Source of Potent Liver Carcinogen
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Michigan State University researchers have shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin produced by molds and pose an increased health risk in many low-income countries worldwide.

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Gut Bacteria Offers Protection from Type 2 Diabetes
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According to researchers, the results of their study illustrate the importance of intestinal bacteria's contribution to the operation of diet, metabolism and health interface.

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Crucial ‘Traffic Regulator’ Discovered in Neurons
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MAP2 has been shown to regulate the transport of vital molecules along axons, a finding which could help to better understand neurodegenerative diseases.

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