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Duplicated Gene Helps Bats Survive “Arms Race” With Viruses
Dan Robitzski | Nov 23, 2022 | 5 min read
Bats are known for staying healthy even while harboring viral infections. Now, research sheds light on how their unusual immune system evolved.
How to Produce Successful Viral Vectors 
How to Produce Successful Viral Vectors
The Scientist Creative Services Team | 1 min read
Learn how to be successful with transfection parameters, cell culture considerations, and assessment methodology when producing viral vectors.
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Novel Yeast-Assembly Technique Yields Living Materials
Natalia Mesa | Nov 23, 2022 | 3 min read
Researchers say structures made of the cells could potentially be used to clean up uranium from oceans, heal wounds, and more.
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Exosome Scientist Douglas Taylor Stole and Mislabeled Images: Report
Katherine Irving | Nov 23, 2022 | 2 min read
Taylor, formerly of the University of Louisville, is known for his discovery of and research on tumor-secreted exosomes.  
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Brush Up: High Throughput Sequencing Technologies
Jennifer Zieba, PhD | 1 min read
High throughput sequencing is a versatile technology that revolutionized the field of genetics.
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Genome Spotlight: Nile Rat (Avicanthis niloticus)
Christie Wilcox | Nov 23, 2022 | 4 min read
A reference sequence for this emerging model organism will facilitate research on type 2 diabetes and the health effects of circadian rhythm disruption.
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Measles Vaccine Developer Samuel Katz Dies at 95
Lisa Winter | Nov 23, 2022 | 3 min read
He also worked on immunizations against polio, rubella, influenza, and more.
Breaking Down Barriers: Cell Therapy for Solid Tumors
The Persistence of (T Cell) Memory: Towards Cellular Therapy for Solid Tumors
The Scientist Creative Services Team | 1 min read
In this webinar, Douglas Green will describe how early events in T cell activation influence anti-tumor immunity. 
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A Gene Variant Linked to Alzheimer’s May Disrupt Myelin Production
Andy Carstens | Nov 22, 2022 | 5 min read
The APOE4 variant causes cholesterol buildup in the cells that make protective fatty sheaths for neurons, possibly helping explain its role in neurodegeneration.
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Scientists ID Heart-Damaging SARS-CoV-2 Protein
Grace van Deelen | Nov 22, 2022 | 3 min read
In flies and mice, a viral protein increases the rate of energy use by heart cells. But it’s not yet clear if the finding applies to humans.
 Learn about analyzing mRNA with direct sequence mapping 
Solutions for mRNA Direct Sequence Mapping
Thermo Fisher Scientific | 1 min read
As mRNA therapeutics gain popularity, a novel solution for their development emerges.
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Cancer Cells Gather Speed in Thicker Fluids
Holly Barker | Nov 22, 2022 | 4 min read
Viscous solutions accelerate the migration of tumor cells and may enable metastasis, according to a new study.
Alma Dal Co wears a blue shirt and red necklace and uses a pointer to examine a component of a laboratory machine. 
Microbial Ecologist Alma Dal Co Dies in Diving Accident
Katherine Irving | Nov 21, 2022 | 3 min read
At 33, Dal Co had already founded her own microbial ecology lab at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland.
Learn how researchers develop novel vaccines with new technologies 
The Vaccine Journey: From Bench to Needle
Bio-Rad | 1 min read
Researchers build better vaccines thanks to innovative technology.
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