Agilent NGS Sample and Library QC Solutions
This video explains how this works and features the Agilent Automated electrophoresis instrument portfolio, designed for ultralow to ultrahigh throughput needs.
The World’s Smallest Water Treatment Plant Comes in a Packet
About 800,000,000 people worldwide don’t have reliable access to clean water. Using a technology first developed to reuse dirty laundry water, scientists have developed a water treatment plant the size of a teabag. Inside, a potent chemical triple-threat removes microbes, heavy metals, silt and dirt to produce clean, safe water one bucket at a time.
You Could Have a Secret Twin (But Not The Way You Think)
While searching for a kidney donor, Karen Keegan stumbled upon a mystery. After undergoing genetic testing, it turned out that some of her cells had a completely different set of genes from the others. And this second set of genes belonged to her twin sister— who had never been born. How did this happen? Kayla Mandel Sheets explores the condition known as chimerism.
Are Human Burial Practices Messing Up Earth’s Ecosystems?
Life depends on death — living things die, decompose and eventually become nutrients for other life. But when humans die, we’re often embalmed and buried or cremated. So are we breaking the circle of life?
How To Communicate Science Effectively With Professor Yotam Ophir
In this Teach Me in 10, Professor Ophir explains the different narratives often used to communicate science and what impact these narratives can have on the general public's perception of scientific research. He also provides useful tips and tricks on how to communicate science effectively.
Why Y Chromosomes Won’t Be Around Forever
We're generally taught that chromosomes determine an animal's sex, but it is way more nuanced than that.
The World Has a Receipt Problem
The receipts you take home from the store employ a printing method that’s been around since the 1970s. Not only do these inks fade easily, but receipts that use them aren’t recyclable, and could even be dangerous to your health. Now, scientists are developing a safer alternative.
Thermo Scientific Vanquish Neo UHPLC System: Transforming Proteomics
Learn how the Thermo Scientific Vanquish Neo UHPLC system is transforming proteomics
Fully-Automated Enzyme Optimal pH Analysis
pH is a critical parameter in method development and routine enzyme assay measurement. At the ideal pH value, called optimal pH, enzymes have their highest activity. Accurate and reliable determination of the optimal pH is important for successful enzyme assay method development.
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The Brain Science of Obesity With Mads Tang-Christensen
Your belly and your brain speak to each other, says obesity researcher Mads Tang-Christensen. Offering scientific proof that obesity is a disease influenced by genetics and the environment, he introduces a molecule discovered in both the brain and gut that helps control appetite -- and which could be engineered to promote healthy weight loss for those living with obesity.