Life science sample tracking and management

Life science sample tracking and management

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From Ziath LtdJun 15 2022Reviewed by Maria Osipova Ziath has published a new catalogue that provides an informative technical introduction to its extensive range of innovative readers, scanners, software,
No signs (yet) of life on Venus

No signs (yet) of life on Venus

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The unusual behaviour of sulphur in Venus’ atmosphere cannot be explained by an ‘aerial’ form of extra-terrestrial life, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of
Researchers discover mechanism linking mutations in the 'dark matter' of the genome to cancer

Researchers discover mechanism linking mutations in the 'dark matter' of the genome to cancer

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For many years, the human genome was viewed as a book of life in which sections of great eloquence and economy of expression were interspersed with vast stretches of gibberish. The legible sections contained
The virucidal effects of tea tree oil against FCoVII and HCoV-OC43

The virucidal effects of tea tree oil against FCoVII and HCoV-OC43

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In a recent study published in Molecules, researchers assessed the probable efficacy of tea tree oil (TTO) as a natural disinfectant against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Wandering star disrupts stellar nursery

Wandering star disrupts stellar nursery

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From a zoomed out, distant view, star-forming cloud L483 appears normal. But when a Northwestern University-led team of astrophysicists zoomed in closer and closer, things became weirder and weirder. As
Immunotherapy may get a boost

Immunotherapy may get a boost

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T cells are usually very good at eliminating diseased cells. But they seem to fail when it comes to tumor cells. In JCI Insight, MDC teams led by Armin Rehm and Uta Höpken describe what inhibits this
States fight student mental health crisis with days off

States fight student mental health crisis with days off

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Linnea Sorensen falls into a funk whenever her girlfriend of four years leaves for her six-month stints with the Marines, and the high school junior has trouble concentrating on her class work. “I’m
Scientists release first analysis of rocks plucked from speeding asteroid

Scientists release first analysis of rocks plucked from speeding asteroid

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After a six-year journey, a plucky spacecraft called Hayabusa2 zinged back into Earth’s atmosphere in late 2020 and landed deep in the Australian outback. When researchers from the Japanese space
Decoding a key part of the cell, atom by atom

Decoding a key part of the cell, atom by atom

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Whatever you are doing, whether it is driving a car, going for a jog, or even at your laziest, eating chips and watching TV on the couch, there is an entire suite of molecular machinery inside each of
Spinal posture assessment in health exams reliably detects cognitive decline

Spinal posture assessment in health exams reliably detects cognitive decline

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A mass survey of citizens aged 50 to 89 years examined whether cognitive decline could be detected by sagittal spinal balance measurement based on a radiological approach. Doctors from Shinshu University
Astronomers may have detected a 'dark' free-floating black hole

Astronomers may have detected a 'dark' free-floating black hole

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Black holes, by their nature, are invisible unless part of a stellar binary or surrounded by an accretion disk. Most stellar-sized black holes aren’t, but astronomers have been searching for them
Stress protein in fibroblasts may be a good target for future cancer drugs

Stress protein in fibroblasts may be a good target for future cancer drugs

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A stress protein that is overactive in many types of tumor cells also has a key role in tumor-supporting cells called fibroblasts, and may be a good target for future cancer treatments, suggests a study
New machine learning algorithm finds a gene signature characteristic of tumors

New machine learning algorithm finds a gene signature characteristic of tumors

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How do cancer cells differ from healthy cells? A new machine learning algorithm called “ikarus” knows the answer, reports a team led by MDC bioinformatician Altuna Akalin in the journal Genome
The Earth moves far under our feet: A new study shows the inner core oscillates

The Earth moves far under our feet: A new study shows the inner core oscillates

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USC scientists have found evidence that the Earth’s inner core oscillates, contradicting previously accepted models that suggested it consistently rotates at a faster rate than the planet’s
Hormones contribute to sex disparities in bladder cancer, study shows

Hormones contribute to sex disparities in bladder cancer, study shows

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Male sex hormones interfere with the body’s ability to fight bladder cancer, likely explaining why males experience higher cancer rates and more deadly disease, according to a new study co-led by
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