Month: September 2017

 

NsXeR protein: A new optogenetic tool to control muscle and neuronal cells

Scientists have examined a protein that will find application in optogenetics and could be used to control muscle and neuronal cells. The paper on the light-sensitive NsXeR protein of the xenorhodopsin class was published in Science Advances by the international team of researchers from MIPT, Research center Jülich, and Institut de Biologie Structurale.

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Nuance launches new AI-powered virtual assistant to streamline clinical workflows

Building on its long history of powering virtual assistants for many of the leading consumer and automotive brands in the world, including American Airlines, Amtrak, Audi, Barclay’s, BMW, Citi, Delta, Domino’s, FedEx, Ford, and GM, Nuance Communications, Inc. today unveiled its artificial intelligence (AI)-powered virtual assistant solution designed specifically for healthcare providers.

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Researchers produce fluorinated molecules in living cells

Natural organic compounds that contain fluorine are rare because living organisms—with a few exceptions—do not produce them. American scientists have now genetically engineered a microbial host for organofluorine metabolism, allowing it to produce a fluoridated intermediate known as a diketide.

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INTEGRA’s new video demonstrates benefits of VIAFLO 96/384 microplate pipettes

INTEGRA continues to place itself at the forefront of pipetting technology, developing and perfecting its VIAFLO 96/384 range of microplate pipettes for a variety of applications, including ELISA, PCR, and nucleic acid and protein extraction.

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Proscia’s new product optimized for digital clinical workflows in anatomic pathology labs

Proscia announced today the launch of a new product optimized for digital clinical workflows in anatomic pathology labs. This new platform is set to transform the clinical use of digital pathology in commercial and hospital labs

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BSACI’s new guidelines enhance diagnosis and management of peanut allergy

A new guideline published recently by the Standards of Care Committee of the British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology (BSACI) aims to bring together the latest science in order to improve the diagnosis and management of peanut and tree nut allergy.

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Life-like color reproduction and virtually noise-free images provided for microscopy with Olympus’ SC180

Accelerate your routine microscopy work with the Olympus SC180 microscope camera. With a full 18 megapixels, the SC180 camera delivers the high-resolution images required to make insightful observations.

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Full-term babies born early may suffer adverse health outcomes later in life

Researchers at the University of Queensland reported this week that full-term babies born just a few weeks early are more likely to have poor physical fitness throughout life compared with babies of longer gestation.

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Early discharge strategy for low-risk chest pain patients could lead to potential healthcare savings

A new evaluation to determine whether emergency room patients with chest pain can go home and follow up with their doctor proved 100% safe while shaving nearly a day off their visit and $6500 off their bill.

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Reducing antioxidant levels in the colon may have positive effect on GI inflammation

A new study finds that lowering the levels of an antioxidant in the colon has an unexpectedly positive effect on gastrointestinal (GI) inflammation. The paper is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology-;Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology.

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