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Uncovering Secrets of Historic Paintings in the Modern Laboratory
Heritage scientist Fabiana Di Gianvincenzo uses proteomics to identify protein damage and unusual materials in historic paintings and textiles.
Uncovering Secrets of Historic Paintings in the Modern Laboratory
Uncovering Secrets of Historic Paintings in the Modern Laboratory

Heritage scientist Fabiana Di Gianvincenzo uses proteomics to identify protein damage and unusual materials in historic paintings and textiles.

Heritage scientist Fabiana Di Gianvincenzo uses proteomics to identify protein damage and unusual materials in historic paintings and textiles.

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Clipper spacecraft on a flyby over Europas surface.
Europa Clipper Searches for Life's Simple Necessities Beyond the Asteroid Belt
Shelby Bradford, PhD | Jun 14, 2024 | 10+ min read
NASA's upcoming satellite mission will explore the characteristics of Jupiter's ice-crusted moon. Its data will help scientists assess if the icy body has the potential to host life.
Abstract drawing of microbes.
Exploring Microbial Dark Matter
Kamal Nahas, PhD | Apr 19, 2024 | 4 min read
An open-source search engine helps scientists identify hundreds of microbial metabolites in a matter of seconds. 
An Introduction to Metabolomics
An Introduction to Metabolomics
Rebecca Roberts, PhD | 5 min read
As the closest reflection of biological phenotype, metabolomics provides critical information about human health and disease.
Move Over, Proteins! Exploring Lipids in Adaptive Immunity
Kamal Nahas, PhD | Nov 27, 2023 | 5 min read
New research revealed hundreds of lipid antigens that may be recognized by adaptive immune T cells.
Green-themed conceptual illustration of a human profile with abstract patterns that represent smelling.
Disease Scent Signatures Disclose What the Nose Knows
Iris Kulbatski, PhD | Jun 12, 2023 | 4 min read
Researchers redefine the lost art of smelling illness using one woman’s exquisitely sensitive nose.
Best Practices for Analyzing Single Cell Proteomics Using Mass Spectrometry
Best Practices for Single-Cell Proteomics Using Mass Spectrometry
The Scientist | 1 min read
In this webinar, Runsheng Zheng and Fernanda Salvato will discuss how to optimally examine single-cell proteomes through label-free, data-independent acquisition (DIA) mass spectrometry.
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Jumping Genes Put a Target on Cancerous Cells
Natalia Mesa, PhD | Feb 14, 2023 | 4 min read
Two studies find that tumor-specific antigens are often peptides that result from a splicing event between exons and transposable elements.
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Scientists Discover New “Superfast” Muscle Fibers in Mouse Limbs
Katherine Irving | Feb 9, 2023 | 4 min read
Fast twitch fibers like these could one day be used to treat diseases like Parkinson’s.
The Ins and Outs of LC-MS
The Ins and Outs of LC-MS
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | 4 min read
From proteomics to pharmacokinetics, researchers turn to advances in liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry to identify and quantify components in different samples.
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Scientists Use Centrifuge to Discover a Hormone
Katherine Irving | Jan 23, 2023 | 3 min read
A new method for isolating extracellular fluid aims to discover molecules with therapeutic potential that were previously obscured by highly abundant proteins.
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Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic, Some Scientists Bring the Bench Home
Emma Yasinski | May 13, 2020 | 5 min read
PCR moves into the laundry room, while insect colonies take up residence in the shower.
Technique Talk: The Fundamentals of Mass Spectrometry-Based Proteomics
Technique Talk: The Fundamentals of Mass Spectrometry-Based Proteomics
The Scientist | 1 min read
Learn the basics of proteomics analysis and nanoLC-MS/MS data acquisition.
Lipid Expert and Babraham Institute Director Michael Wakelam Dies
Amy Schleunes | Apr 7, 2020 | 2 min read
Wakelam, who died of a suspected COVID-19 infection, is remembered for his research on the physiological function of lipids.
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Chemicals on the Skin Could Enable Parkinson’s Detection
Shawna Williams | Mar 20, 2019 | 2 min read
Researchers teamed up with a woman with a keen sense of smell to identify telling differences between healthy people and those with the neurodegenerative disease.
A Comprehensive Guide to Proteomics
An Introductory Guide to Proteomics
Sejal Davla, PhD | 5 min read
Deconstructing concepts, approaches, and data analysis in proteomics workflows.  
Could a Dose of Sunshine Make You Smarter?
Ruth Williams | May 17, 2018 | 3 min read
Moderate ultraviolet light exposure boosts the brainpower of mice thanks to increased production of the neurotransmitter glutamate.  
Researchers Develop Potential Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Disease
Catherine Offord | Feb 1, 2018 | 2 min read
The test uses levels of plasma amyloid-β to estimate the buildup of protein plaques in the brain.
 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.
Mapping Brain Proteins
Devika G. Bansal | Feb 1, 2018 | 7 min read
Researchers are using souped-up mass spectrometry to localize proteins within brain cells.
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