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BioGenes Establishes Scientific Advisory Board
BioGenes Establishes Scientific Advisory Board
News   Dec 13, 2017

BioGenes GmbH, specializing in ELISA development and production and a global leader in host cell protein (HCP) assay development, announces the establishment of a Scientific Advisory Board.

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IDEX Health & Science Announces Acquisition of New Microfluidics Company
IDEX Health & Science Announces Acquisition of New Microfluidics Company
News   Dec 13, 2017

IDEX Health & Science, LLC announced the acquisition of thinXXS Microtechnology that will accelerate growth of its microfluidics consumables business.

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Potassium is Critical to Circadian Rhythms in Human Red Blood Cells
Potassium is Critical to Circadian Rhythms in Human Red Blood Cells
News   Dec 13, 2017

An innovative new study from the University of Surrey and Cambridge's MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, has uncovered the secrets of the circadian rhythms in red blood cells and identified potassium as the key to unravelling the mystery.

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Searching for the CRISPR Swiss-army Knife
Searching for the CRISPR Swiss-army Knife
News   Dec 13, 2017

High-resolution structural comparison of Cpf1 and Cas9 could help researchers achieve more accurate gene editing with CRISPR.

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Newly Developed Dye, Washington Red, Could Advance Bioimaging
Newly Developed Dye, Washington Red, Could Advance Bioimaging
News   Dec 13, 2017

Washington State University scientists have created an injectable dye that illuminates molecules with near-infrared light, making it easier to see what is going on deep inside the body.

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Honey Bee Gut Metabolome Reveals How They Cope With a Pollen Rich Diet
Honey Bee Gut Metabolome Reveals How They Cope With a Pollen Rich Diet
News   Dec 13, 2017

The honey bee gut is colonized by specialized bacteria that help digest components of the floral pollen diet and produce molecules that likely promote bee health. Researchers studied the metabolome from the bee gut and have uncovered which bacterial species perform which specific digestive functions.

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Tapeworm Drug Molecule Could Aid Fight Against Parkinson’s Disease
Tapeworm Drug Molecule Could Aid Fight Against Parkinson’s Disease
News   Dec 13, 2017

Researchers have identified a drug molecule within a medicine used to treat tapeworm infections which could lead to new treatments for patients with Parkinson's disease.

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Internal Forces Directing Cell Migration are Revealed by Live-Cell Microscopy
Internal Forces Directing Cell Migration are Revealed by Live-Cell Microscopy
News   Dec 13, 2017

Two new studies from the Marine Biological Laboratory show how cells respond to internal forces when they orient, gain traction, and migrate in a specific direction.

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Faster, More Accurate Cancer Detection Using Nanoparticles
Faster, More Accurate Cancer Detection Using Nanoparticles
News   Dec 13, 2017

Using light-emitting nanoparticles, Rutgers University-New Brunswick scientists have invented a highly effective method to detect tiny tumors and track their spread, potentially leading to earlier cancer detection and more precise treatment.

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Exploring African Genetic Diversity Unlocks Disease Susceptibility Traits
Exploring African Genetic Diversity Unlocks Disease Susceptibility Traits
News   Dec 13, 2017

African populations harbour the greatest genetic diversity and have the highest per capita health burden, yet they are rarely included in large genome studies of disease association, the authors of this study want to change this fact.

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