Can bones tell us about drug use? How Boston U.. tests solid samples | Behind the Science S3 Ep4Video
Jen visits with Sabra Botch-Jones, an assistant professor at Boston University School of Medicine's Biomedical Forensic Sciences department at their outdoor decompositional facility to learn how they test skeletal remains for drugs.
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Capture images and analyze data from your western blots and gels efficiently and easily using the Invitrogen iBright Imaging Systems.
PromethION in action, in labs around the worldVideo
The PromethION is Oxford Nanopore Technologies' largest sequencing device, capable of delivering many terabases of data, in real time, from a single run. Hear how teams across a broad range of applications, based in labs all over the world — US (UCSF, UCD, JCVI and UCSC), China (GrandOmics and Biomarker) and Europe (KeyGene, Genescope and UMC Utrecht) — are using PromethION in their work.
Xandrina and Adam speak with Dr. Lina Nih to find out about her novel hydrogel approach to brain tissue repair following StrokeWatch Now
Researchers at MIT have developed half-inch modular blocks that can be constructed to produced different diagnostic devices. They hope that their low-cost, easy-to-assemble half-inch creations will soon land in the hands of many small laboratories around the world, to improve infection detection and monitoring.Watch Now
Growing embryos in vitro for longer allows researchers to tackle major questions in embryology, such as how cells coordinate themselves to achieve major milestones. Cambridge University Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz explains what it means to study embryos at a time when many pregnancies fail.Watch Now
Scientists at the University of Sussex are working on the prototype of a quantum computer that could change the finance industry as well as medicine and cybersecurity.
This tour through their lab explores how the trapped ion quantum computer works and how it could revolutionise our lives.
Professor Sir Doug Turnbull from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Mitochondrial Research at the University of Newcastle explains his research into mitochondrial donation, the innovative treatment that hopes to stop faulty mitochondria being passed on from mother to child to prevent incurable genetic diseases.
The first babies conceived with this treatment through IVF may be born in the UK soon.
Scientists are trying to develop new antibiotics for humans from the bacteria leafcutter ants are carrying on their bodies to protect the fungus they farm from other microbes.Watch Now
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