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Improved Efficiency for Biopharma Manufacturing Workflows

April 28, 2016 6:30 pm | by MilliporeSigma | Product Releases | Comments

MilliporeSigma is launching three Mobius products that deliver improved efficiency and ease of use for biopharmaceutical manufacturing workflows. 

Scientists Transform Skin Cells into Germ Cells

April 28, 2016 3:01 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

In the United States, between 10 and 15 percent of couples are infertile, according to the Mayo Clinic. Scientists in Spain are working to help them.


Shape of Tumor May Affect Whether Cells Can Metastasize

April 28, 2016 12:31 pm | by University of Illinois | News | Comments

Only a few cells in a cancerous tumor are able to break away and spread to other parts of the body, but the curve along the edge of the tumor may play a large role in activating these tumor-seeding cells.


Fiber Optic Biosensor-Integrated Microfluidic Chip to Detect Glucose Levels

April 28, 2016 12:25 pm | by The Optical Society | News | Comments

By integrating microfluidic chips with fiber optic biosensors, researchers in China are creating ultrasensitive lab-on-a-chip devices to detect glucose levels.


Ice Loss Accelerating in Greenland's Coastal Glaciers

April 28, 2016 12:15 pm | by Dartmouth College | News | Comments

The study sheds light on the relationship between meltwater and subglacial discharge.  


May Heralds in a Mercury Transit

April 28, 2016 12:05 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

On Monday, May 9, the rare transit of Mercury will be visible to observers with a telescope.


Hominins May Have Been Food for Carnivores 500K Years Ago

April 28, 2016 11:59 am | by PLOS | News | Comments

Tooth-marks on a 500,000-year-old hominin femur bone found in a Moroccan cave indicate that it was consumed by large carnivores, according to a study.


High-Field MR-Guided Linear Accelerator Improves Targeting of Tumors

April 28, 2016 11:47 am | by Elekta | Product Releases | Comments

Elekta’s MR-linac integrates a state-of-the-art radiotherapy system and a high-field MRI scanner with sophisticated software that allows a physician to clearly see the patient’s anatomy in real time.


Math Points to 100-Times Faster Mapping of Gene Activity

April 28, 2016 10:10 am | by University of California, San Francisco | News | Comments

Latest research by scientists could accelerate – by 10 to 100-fold – the pace of many efforts to profile gene activity.

Blood Biopsy: Releasing Cancer Cells for Better Analysis

April 28, 2016 10:03 am | by University of Michigan | News | Comments

A new device developed could provide a non-invasive way to monitor the progress of an advanced cancer treatment.

DARPA Looks to Revolutionize Defense Vehicles of the Future

April 28, 2016 9:39 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded contracts to eight organizations that can help aid futuristic ground vehicle research.


New In-Vacuum Amplifier for Photodiodes

April 28, 2016 8:16 am | by McPherson | McPherson | Product Releases | Comments

The new McPherson 671MX amplifier is a high vacuum compatible, current-to-voltage converting amplifier developed specifically for use with vacuum ultraviolet Silicon photodiodes. 

SpaceX Shooting for Mars in 2018

April 27, 2016 3:48 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Elon Musk is going to Mars in 2018. Well, not Musk personally, but his company SpaceX is set to be the first private company to land on Mars.


House Panel Approves Bipartisan Drug-Abuse Legislation

April 27, 2016 2:00 pm | by By Alan Fram, Associated Press | News | Comments

The House Judiciary Committee took an election-year swipe Wednesday at the nation's growing drug addiction problem, approving federal grants that would bolster state and local efforts against the abuse of opioid painkillers.


'Walk-DMC' to Improve Surgery Outcomes for Children With Cerebral Palsy

April 27, 2016 1:34 pm | by University of Washington | News | Comments

Children with cerebral palsy frequently undergo invasive surgeries —lengthening tendons, rotating bones, transferring muscles to new locations — in hopes of improving their physical ability to walk or move.


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