Recent Articles

May 2, 2016 9:05 am
Mary M. Murphy, Ph.D., Applications Scientist, Reichert Technologies
Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) and phage display are both techniques that are well suited to high-throughput environments. In particular, phage display has found utility in antibody production. SPR has been explored as a means of substantially reducing the time and number of steps required for phage antibody isolation, while simultaneously providing kinetics and affinity information that are the hallmarks of the SPR technique.  
April 4, 2016 9:48 am
Jaqui Hodgkinson, VP Product Development, Elsevier R&D Solutions
Data is at the crux of today’s biological research and the potential of big data in scientific research is huge. To ensure successful and productive research and development, pharmaceutical and life science companies must invest more in solutions that support the early preclinical phases of the drug discovery process to help researchers better understand the biology of diseases.
March 31, 2016 9:30 am
Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor
The human brain needs a large amount of energy to function properly, and researchers at the University of Illinois have reported in a new study that the health of brain metabolism in young adults may predict fluid intelligence – the capacity to solve unusual logic-based problems in novel situations.
March 30, 2016 10:10 am
Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor
Bioscience Technology spoke with Neurophysiologist Stephen Morairty, Ph.D., of SRI International, about his work on neurodegenerative diseases, such as Huntington’s.
March 23, 2016 10:24 am
Nora Meneceur, Product Manager and Beatrice Guieu-Presle, Test Laboratory Manager, Gilson
Advances in technology are pushing the limits of sample throughput for qPCR, ELISAs, and many other core biological assays. This has the potential to greatly improve lab efficiency but also create process bottlenecks if not managed correctly. With the proper tools, scientists can tackle the greater number of samples and the levels of repetition this sample processing requires, while ensuring reproducibility of their results.
March 18, 2016 10:57 am
Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor
Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., one of the brains behind the revolutionary CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology told Bioscience Technology about her early exploration into science and where she thinks CRISPR will have the biggest impact. 
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