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Blood Biomarkers Predict the Onset of Labor: Study
Researchers integrated information from 45 protein, metabolite, and immune data points to identify a window two to four weeks before a pregnant person will go into labor.
Blood Biomarkers Predict the Onset of Labor: Study
Blood Biomarkers Predict the Onset of Labor: Study

Researchers integrated information from 45 protein, metabolite, and immune data points to identify a window two to four weeks before a pregnant person will go into labor.

Researchers integrated information from 45 protein, metabolite, and immune data points to identify a window two to four weeks before a pregnant person will go into labor.

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Distinct Microbiome and Metabolites Linked with Depression
Rachael Moeller Gorman | Dec 9, 2020
The gastrointestinal tracts of people with major depressive disorder harbor a signature composition of viruses, bacteria, and their metabolic products, according to the most comprehensive genomic and metabolomic analysis in depression to date.
Nutrition Researchers Can Determine What You’ve Been Eating
Amber Dance | Dec 1, 2020
The study of diet, long plagued by inaccuracies in self reports, is entering a new age of precision with the methods of metabolomics.
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A Nose by Any Other Name: Tracking the Scent of Tumor Metabolic Waste
Iris Kulbatski, PhD | Apr 11, 2022
The unique odor profiles of tumors can be used to develop diagnostic sensing tools.
Infographic: Deciphering Diet from Blood and Urine Samples
Amber Dance | Dec 1, 2020
Nutrition researchers are beginning to use metabolomics to determine how healthy subjects’ diets are, and even to reveal specific properties of the foods they eat.
How to Track Metabolites in Tissues Using NMR
Katherine Bourzac | Aug 1, 2018
Whether it’s aligning software or prepping samples, researchers share their tips for studying the metabolome with this underused approach.
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Metabolomic Links Between Environmental Exposures and Human Health
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Oct 25, 2021
Experts discuss how untargeted metabolomic studies connect environmental factors with human disease.
How Gaining and Losing Weight Affects the Body
Abby Olena | Jan 17, 2018
Millions of measurements from 23 people who consumed extra calories every day for a month reveal changes in proteins, metabolites, and gut microbiota that accompany shifts in body mass.
Metabolomics Data Under Scrutiny
Ashley P. Taylor | Sep 15, 2017
Out of 25,000 features originally detected by metabolic profiling of E. coli, fewer than 1,000 represent unique metabolites, a study finds.
Understanding COVID’s Long Game
Understanding COVID’s Long Game
The Creative Services Team in collaboration with Cayman Chemical | Oct 21, 2021
Floyd Chilton and Thomas Bumol shine light on the pathways that SARS-CoV-2 hijacks to cause disease.
Altered Microbiome Contributes to Exaggerated Post-Diet Weight Regain in Mice
Tracy Vence | Nov 24, 2016
Obesity-associated microbiome composition can persist after weight loss, affecting the exchange of metabolites between a mouse and its resident bugs, researchers report.
Top 10 Innovations 2015
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2015
The newest life-science products making waves in labs and clinics
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Capturing Heterogeneity: How Single Cell Analysis Reshapes Health and Disease Research
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 30, 2021
Timothy O’Sullivan and Jacob Blum will discuss how they use single cell data to understand complex biological systems.
Brains vs. Biceps?
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 29, 2014
Early humans may have made an evolutionary tradeoff, giving up muscular strength to fuel bigger brains.
Biomarkers Predict Future Cognitive Impairment
Tracy Vence | Mar 9, 2014
A blood test can predict whether an asymptomatic older adult will develop cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease within two to three years, a study shows.
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Gut Bugs May Help Centenarians Reach Their 100th Birthdays
Roni Dengler, PhD | Aug 30, 2021
Centenarians have distinct microbiomes with species that produce unique bile acids, which may help thwart illness.
More than Water
Erin Weeks | Sep 6, 2013
A comprehensive analysis of human urine identifies more than 3,000 metabolites. 
Next Generation: Smoking Out Cancer
Sabrina Richards | Jul 17, 2013
Researchers analyze smoke generated during surgical tumor removal to distinguish healthy and diseased tissues in real time.
How Deep Can We Go? Multiomic Approaches to Biological Questions
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jun 10, 2021
Benjamin Haibe-Kains and Rachelly Normand showcase how they use multiomic approaches to fight both old and new diseases.
Name That Metabolite!
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Jul 1, 2013
A guided tour through the metabolome