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Cryopreservation – News and Features

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Self-Declared “Night Owls” Tend To Perform Better in Cognitive Tests

According to a new study, sleeping between 7-9 hours a night was optimum for brain function, boosting cognitive functions such as memory, reasoning and speed of processing information.
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Researchers Identify Thousands of High-Risk Cancer Gene Variants

Researchers have investigated the impact of all possible genetic changes in the tumor suppressor gene BAP1.
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Could “Love Hormones” Treat Obesity and Postnatal Depression?

Scientists from the University of Cambridge have identified a gene that can cause obesity, behavioral issues and postnatal depression when missing or impaired. The study, published in Cell, points to oxytocin as a potential treatment.
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Industry Insight

Semarion Wins SLAS Europe Ignite Award 2024

At SLAS Europe 2024, Technology Networks had the pleasure of speaking with Jeroen Verheyen, CEO of Semarion, to discuss their award-winning work and how technological innovations advance research.
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Industry Insight

SLAS Europe 2024 New Product Award Winners

Two winners earned the New Product Award at SLAS Europe 2024: SEED Biosciences’ Dispen3D and Cryologyx’s PlateReady™. Technology Networks spoke with CEO of CryoLogyx Tom Congdon to learn more about their award-winning new product.
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Your Sleep Tracker Could Reveal Health Secrets

Researchers identified five sleep types; the way people move between these types yields insights about both chronic and acute conditions.
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Inherited Traits Determine Your Coffee Intake

A team collected genetic data as well as self-reported coffee-consumption numbers to assemble a genome-wide association study (GWAS). The idea was to make connections between the genes that were known to be associated with coffee consumption related to health.
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Poor Metabolic Health Is Associated With Memory and Thinking Problems

People with poor metabolic health are more likely to have worse brain health, experiencing memory and thinking problems, reports a new study.
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Secondary Cancer Risk Low Following CAR T-Cell Therapy, Study Finds

New research illustrates that the risk of secondary cancers following CAR T-cell therapy is low.
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Space Omics and Medical Atlas Database Could Enhance the Health of Earthlings

The Space Omics and Medical Atlas was developed as a biomarker tool to study the health of astronauts, but it could also benefit earthlings.