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Proteomics reaches critical mass

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 19 Sep 2017

Can mass spectrometry do for complex protein research what it did for small molecule analysis?

It all comes with chips

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 12 Sep 2017

The revolution we have all been waiting for is actually in full swing say Mark Gilligan and Max Dro…

The great reproducibility problem

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 22 Aug 2017

If we can’t reproduce findings – then it isn’t science anymore. This is why the reproducibility pro…

Collaborate to accumulate

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 3 Jul 2017

Pharmaceutical research and development has historically been shrouded in mystery, a secretive acti…

A radical solution

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 27 Jun 2017

Understanding reactive oxygen species is vital for tackling many diseases – but you need to catch t…

Is this the dawn of the groupOME?

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 4 Apr 2017

Can the genome of the people around us really have a direct influence on our own health? Amelie Bau…

A taste for understanding

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 7 Mar 2017

As consumers become ever more label savvy, demand for foods with fewer ingredients is growing – but…

How’s your game?

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 21 Feb 2017

Reliable, precise and trusted – however, a pipette performs only as well as the operator’s techniqu…

Ruling in CRISPR patent battle

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 20 Feb 2017

As a key verdict in the legal battle over exploitation of the CRISPR-Cas9 technology is handed down…

An instrument-free future?

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 16 Feb 2017

Molecular diagnostics requires dedicated equipment and electricity – this can present a barrier to…

The prognosis of UK pathology services

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 7 Feb 2017

NHS pathology laboratories are under immense pressure to do more with less or face closure. Yet it …

Let’s get real

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 24 Jan 2017

The humble petri dish has been a stalwart of the lab for as long as cells have been cultured – but …

Not just another brick in the wall

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 12 Jan 2017

Far from being an inert capsule, chemical profiling screenings have revealed that the bacterial cel…

A complex problem...

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 9 Jan 2017

It has long puzzled scientists why, after 3 billion years of nothing more complex than algae, anima…

The Three Musketeers

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 5 Jan 2017

PARP inhibitors are increasingly becoming seen as a vital tool for use alongside conventional cance…

Understanding Nature’s scalpel

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 15 Dec 2016

The CRISPR-Cas system is already one of our most important genetic techniques – and it is one honed…

Feel the heat of antimicrobial resistance

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 23 Nov 2016

Used by Antoine Lavoisier in the 18th Century, calorimetry is one of the oldest methods of chemical…

Culture clash

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 9 Nov 2016

With estimates suggesting they can infect anything between 10-85% of cell lines in a microbiology l…

Has Microsoft made an oncological smart bomb?

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 4 Nov 2016

In September, AstraZeneca and Microsoft made headlines for their pioneering ‘drag and drop’ compute…

New map, new thinking

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 22 Sep 2016

Dr Emma Robinson tells us how comparing brain function not cortical folding patterns led to a revol…