Recent Articles

July 28, 2015 10:31 am
Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor
Two new research studies presented at the 2015 American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Meeting and Lab Expo, show promise for quicker and less-expensive ways to detect diabetes.
July 28, 2015 10:32 am
Thomas Wohlfarth, Director of Structural Biology, FEI
This three-part article discusses how biologists are adopting a powerful new approach to structural analysis that uses sophisticated computational tools to integrate molecular-scale information from EM with atomic-scale results from XRD and NMR.
July 24, 2015 8:53 am
Cynthia Fox, Science Writer
Dysfunctional telomeres—molecular caps that keep chromosomes from unraveling like shoelace nubs—may be critical to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), which kills in two to three years.
July 23, 2015 8:59 am
Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor
Saliva may be a new, easily-accessible, avenue for Alzheimer’s detection. A small study, presented at the 2015 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Washington, D.C this week, showed early, but intriguing results with implications for a simple diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s – which is nothing to spit at.  
July 22, 2015 1:39 pm
Amen Sanghera, Medical Devices Analyst, GlobalData
Technological trends in the market are aimed at reducing the thickness of BAS and providing better delivery systems, more efficient drug-elution characteristics, and faster resorption times.
July 22, 2015 8:51 am
Cynthia Fox, Science Writer
Kittens with eye patches deprived of non-REM (rapid eye movement) sleep do not end up with impaired connections in a visual center of the brain. But kittens deprived of REM sleep do.
July 20, 2015 3:28 pm
Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor
These companies are having an interesting summer so far.
July 20, 2015 8:05 am
Stephanie Guzowski, Editor, Drug Discovery & Development
The technology builds upon previous work in which targeted brain cells are activated with flashes of light.
July 16, 2015 4:30 pm
Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor
An estimated 100 million to 2 billion human genomes may be sequenced by 2025.
July 14, 2015 2:59 pm
Seth Augenstein, Digital Reporter
The number of cats, dogs, guinea pigs, hamsters, nonhuman primates and other animals protected by the Animal Welfare Act is down to 834,453, the lowest number in decades, according to the federal agency.
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