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Feb 15 2019

Dagatron Auto Stainer AT-2000GGRAM

Stop hard Manual staining. Exact results from all medical laboratories in the world! Specimens according to GRAM staining method by automated system control. This new innovated stainer features advanced functions and performances over manual staining or automated dip-type stainers, include simplicity and convenience. It can be provide safety and comfortable environment of test lab. Accurate …

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Feb 15 2019

Kronos HT WSL-1565 with Brochure 2019

NEW WSL-1565 Kronos HT Brochure 2019 Download (PDF, 84.55MB)   Kronos HT main unit, Control software (for Windows PC), CO2gas mixer, Humidifying unit, 24 well plate adapter High throughput live cell realtime reporter assay Measuring with temperature and CO2 controlled incubation chamber 24 well plate x 2 or 96 well plate x 2 (option) Data …

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Jun 01 2018

Kronos HT WSL-1565

High throughput real-time luciferase assay system High throughput live cell realtime reporter assay Measuring with temperature and CO2 controlled incubation chamber 24 well plate x 2 or 96 well plate x 2 (option) Data display with real-time Detectors scan each well, so culture plates don’t move. Lower noise by PMT cooling Dual-color luciferase assay by …

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Sep 28 2016

The world’s first baby with three parents was born

A boy is the world’s first baby that has the DNA of three people. The “three parent” technique allows parents with rare genetic mutations to have healthy babies. In this case, the mother carries genes for Leigh syndrome in her mitochondrial genome. She is healthy but had lost her first two children to the disease …

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Sep 02 2016

Zika vaccine trials begin

A vaccine is being given to 160 people in Puerto Rico, and a preliminary study has identified two existing drugs that seem to protect human brain cells from the virus. The vaccine contains a synthetic DNA fragment similar to one in the virus itself. Hopefully, people who receive it will develop immune protection against Zika.

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Aug 11 2016

Will there be more records to break?

At this month’s Summer Olympics in Rio, the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt — will try to beat his own world record of 9.58 seconds in the 100-meter dash. Whereas a great number of training techniques and technologies continue to push the boundaries of athletics, the slowing pace at which sporting records are now broken …

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Aug 02 2016

Zika becomes a sexually transmitted infection

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have confirmed that Zika is already a sexually transmitted disease. Public health experts now know that Zika can be passed in bodily fluids. So far, in the continental United States, 15 cases of Zika are confirmed to have been transmitted by sexual contact. This has been reported …

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Jul 25 2016

Zika calls attention to a common birth-defect virus

A common and much less exotic virus than Zika is killing hundreds of babies and leaving thousands with severe birth defects, including abnormally small heads and brains, hearing loss and cerebral palsy. It is the cytomegalovirus (CMV). This virus is a much greater global problem than Zika, but receives much less attention.

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Jun 27 2016

Scientists discover 320 million-year-old plant root stem cells

A team of paleontologists led by Oxford University researcher Prof. Liam Dolan has found the oldest known population of plant root stem cells in a fossilized root tip from a Carboniferous coal swamp forest 320 million years old. The discovery was published in the journal Current Biology. In addition to revealing the oldest plant root …

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Jun 09 2016

Evolutionary approach to cancer treatment

The existence of cancer is based on a fundamental process that occurs in an organism: cell division. A tumor cell breaks the rules of cell division that other cells follow. Cancer can only grow this way if some of the tumor suppressor genes – such as the p53 gene – get mutated in the cancer cells. Then, …

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