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Study offers novel principle to reroute neurons for brain repair

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:56:07 -0500

Restorative neuroscience, the study to identify means to replace damaged neurons and recover permanently lost mental or physical abilities, is a rapidly advancing scientific field considering our progressively aging society.

Cancer mortality rates vary among major Hispanic ethnic groups

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:12:37 -0500

Cancer mortality rates vary considerably within the growing Hispanic population in the United States, with significant differences among the major Hispanic ethnic groups.

Scientists engineer smallest CRISPR-Cas9 system to date

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:04:01 -0500

Scientists at the Center for Genome Engineering, within the Institute for Basic Science0, in collaboration with KIM Eunji and KIM Jeong Hun have engineered the smallest CRISPR-Cas9 to date, delivered it to the muscle cells and in the eyes of mice via adeno-associated viruses and used it to modify a gene causing blindness.

Weighing accuracy improved with Mettler Toledo ultra-microcomparator balance

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:02:29 -0500

Faster stabilization and improved performance delivers a unique mass calibration capability - thanks to the innovative Active Temperature Control (ATC™) technology, weighing performance is improved by 25%. Dedicated software provided free of charge with the new comparator and active quality assurance features ensure efficient, reliable, and secure mass comparison.

Best practices for pipette calibration released by Integra

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:53:19 -0500

In labs around the world, each day, scientists rely on pipettes to perform basic but important tasks that involve accurate and reproducible liquid sample transfers. Like any other measuring instrument – pipettes are sophisticated instruments that are typically serviced and calibrated annually to guarantee their performance.

New parent-training program may prove to be effective behavioral treatment for ADHD

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:52:38 -0500

OIST researchers have successfully adapted a parent-training program for ADHD for use with families in Japan, where ADHD-specific behavioral interventions are limited.

Evaporator by Genevac shown to reduce lengthy sample preparation process

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:40:19 -0500

Genevac has published an informative customer article that reviews the development of a new sample preparation method using its EZ-2 centrifugal evaporator to help simplify and accelerate the detection and quantitation of algal toxins in surface water.

Adolescents with PTSD, conduct disorders more likely to misidentify facial expressions

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:30:57 -0500

Adolescents with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are more likely to misidentify sad and angry faces as fearful, while teens with symptoms of conduct disorder tend to interpret sad faces as angry, finds a study by NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

Frozen tissue samples can be stored efficiently in Micronic 3ml tube

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:29:10 -0500

The Micronic externally threaded 3.00ml tube provides an ideal and fully traceable storage solution for fresh frozen tissue samples with a size of 0.5cm3 to 1.0cm3.

Listeria may pose severe risk of miscarriage in early stages of pregnancy

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:25:50 -0500

Listeria, a common food-borne bacterium, may pose a greater risk of miscarriage in the early stages of pregnancy than appreciated, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine studying how pathogens affect fetal development and change the outcome of pregnancy.