The Rise of Salivary Diagnostics

Life In Science

An interview with Dr. David Wong, Felix & Mildred Yip Professor and Director of the Center for Oral/Head & Neck Oncology Research at University of California Los Angeles.

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Integrating Electronics with the Human Body

Life In Science

Recipient of this year’s IEEE EMBS Trailblazer Award, Dr. Rogers tells us a little about his career and the work his lab is doing to develop biocompatible electronics such as the Lab on the Skin.

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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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Point of Care Diagnostics - A Cautious Revolution

Article

Advances in molecular biology, coupled with the miniaturization and improved sensitivity of assays and devices in general, have enabled a new wave of point-of-care (POC) or “bedside” diagnostics.

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Positive Allosteric Modulator Improves Neurodegenerative Outcomes

Positive Allosteric Modulator Improves Neurodegenerative Outcomes

Global collaboration shows positive allosteric modulation of M1 Muscarinic receptors slows prion neurodegeneration and restores memory loss.

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New Nanomaterial and Imaging Method Discovered

A team of chemists have created an new type of nanomaterial and watched it form in real time, using a transmission electron microscope.

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New Standard Test Method to Assess Water Safety

Researchers investigating nutrient runoff, water quality and wastewater treatment operators can now benefit from a new American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard.

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Precision Medicine for Pediatric Brain Tumors a Reality

A clinical study has demonstrated the positive role that precision medicine can have on the care of pediatric brain cancer patients.

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