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Large Capacity Centrifuge Systems: Meeting the Cell Culture Separation Needs of the Bioprocessing Industry
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Large capacity centrifugation technologies are helping bioprocessing and drug discovery facilities overcome their throughput challenges by streamlining cell separation workflows and improving operational efficiency. This article looks at the benefits of using large capacity centrifuge systems, and the five factors to consider when choosing the right centrifuge system for bioprocessing workflows.

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Artificial Intelligence – Improving How We Diagnose Cancer
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AI has come a long way from its humble beginnings. With the advanced development of AI systems and machine learning, more significant medical applications for the technology are emerging. In this article, we explore how the field of cancer diagnosis is advancing hand-in-hand with AI.

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New Platform to Analyse exRNA for Cancer Diagnostics
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Professor Hsueh-Chia Chang tells us about the proposed diagnostic platform and some of the advantages it could offer over current methods of analysing exRNA.

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UK BioBank Project Is Taken to the Next Level by Sequencing 500,000 Genomes
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In a bid to push personalized medicine forward, an ambitious ground-breaking £200 million project will see the 500,000 BioBank participants' whole genomes sequenced.

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Automated, Reproducible Workflows Can Speed Up EM Image Analysis
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Electron microscopy (EM) image analysis can be an immensely useful process for researchers, but too often is also laborious and time-consuming. New software packages are changing that. We caught up with Laurent Billy, Director of Product Management, Applications Software at Thermo Fisher Scientific to find out more about the future of EM image analysis.

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Anti-inflammatory Drugs Resurrected To Fight Chronic Pain
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Failed drugs often are left on the shelf to gather dust. But sometimes, drugs can be dusted down and repurposed. That’s exactly the route that Katexco Pharmaceuticals has taken with its new immune system-targeting compounds, part of a new life sciences company that aims to target everything from multiple sclerosis to chronic pain.

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BNA Interview Series: A Closer Look at Autism Spectrum Disorder With Professor Uta Frith
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At the British Neuroscience Association (BNA)’s Festival of Neuroscience , we sat down with some influential neuroscientists to discuss their work. Here, we interview University College London Professor Uta Frith on her pioneering work into the neurodevelopmental condition autism spectrum disorder.

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Lipidomics – A Niche but Rapidly Growing Field
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Although researchers have been working on lipid biochemistry for many decades, lipidomics is a more recent, newly emerging discipline – with potential applications for diagnosing and preventing disease.

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Novel Biomarker Can Accurately Detect Antibody-mediated Kidney Rejection
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An 8-gene assay which can non-invasively identify patients suffering from antibody-mediated rejection of kidney transplant has recently been discovered in a research study led by scientists at KU Leuven.

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Epidemic vs Pandemic
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“An outbreak of this”, “epidemic of that”, “protect yourself against a potential pandemic of some horrible sounding disease”. Whether discussing disease in humans or animals, all are terms we hear on the news frequently, but do you know what the differences are between them? In this article, we take a look at the terminology used by epidemiologists and scientists to describe the occurrence and spread of disease.

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