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DNA Nanoswitches

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Nanoswitches Wyss Institute
By attaching binding molecules to one strand of double stranded DNA, it is possible to see, using [MORE]

Graphene Dialysis Membrane

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Patient Receiving Dialysis
A typical dialysis session lasts four hours and has to be repeated three times a week. The reason [MORE]

Mind-Reading Machine

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain Activation Patterns Identify Thoughts
Here’s a conundrum to consider: does a comatose person have a privacy right to their thoughts? [MORE]

Long Read Sequencing

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Sequencing
Carney complex is a rare genetic disease that presents multiple benign tumors in the heart, skin and other tissues [MORE]

Spinal Fluid Diagnostic for ALS

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spinal Tap
Researchers in Belgium and Germany have discovered specific biomarkers in lumbar fluid, known as phosphorylated neurofilament heavy and neurofilament [MORE]

Microcontact Printing with APTES

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidics
Microfluidic devices are used to determine biomarker concentrations in fluids, such as blood—as in liquid assays for cancer. This piece [MORE]

Digestible Electronics

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Marmite and Vegemite
More than three-fourths of people developing irritable bowel disease have their conditions go undiagnosed until it becomes most [MORE]

Autonomous Iris from Light Sensitive Polymer

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Iris
University researchers in Finland and Poland have used a light sensitive polymer to create a contact lens-like autonomous iris. [MORE]

Lab Automation in a Nutshell

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lab Automation
This piece is a masterpiece infographic—about the history, issues, costs and benefits of laboratory automation, leaving us wishing for [MORE]

MRI/PET Imaging Using Dual Agents with Time of Flight Capability

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dual Agent PET and MRI
Two injected radioagents– fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) and 18F-sodium fluoride (18F-NaF)—followed by quantitative MRI/PET scanning, produces better [MORE]

Engineered Human Colon Organoids

August 1, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Colon
In mice studies, researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital have begun to reveal the cellular signals that give rise to the [MORE]

New Findings for Bioengineering Livers

August 1, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

RNA
The advantages of culturing tissue in three dimensions have been demonstrated since Alexis Carrel pioneered the hanging drop method in [MORE]

Barcoding Biomarkers

August 1, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

LabOnAChip
Quoting directly: “Researchers at Rutgers University are now reporting in journal Lab on a Chip on a new barcoding technique [MORE]

Automating Molecular Structure Analysis

August 1, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

2D and 3D Structures
Determining the interaction between a molecule and its cellular receptor often is likened to a key and [MORE]