Genomic & Biopharma News

Considering the role of gravity for accurate weighing results, described in new Mettler Toledo whitepaper
During weighing, a balance’s axis needs to be parallel to the force of gravity to be accurate. Learn how to ensure a balance is level to improve weighing results with a free reference guide from METTLER TOLEDO—the third of 12 monthly offers contained in the lab equipment manufacturer’s 2017 e-calendar.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-03 13:03:18

Instrument for flurometric analysis given to research lab by DeNovix
DeNovix Inc., a developer and manufacturer of life science instrumentation for bio-research, will donate a limited edition DS-11 FX+ Spectrophotometer / Fluorometer to a research lab. The winner, randomly chosen from entries to the company’s drawing, will be announced at the conclusion of the annual AACR meeting being held in Washington D.C. April 1 – 5, 2017.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-03 12:53:00

Racing in lung cancer again (or still), Merck and BMS expand Incyte combo trials
Racing in lung cancer again (or still), Merck and BMS expand Incyte combo trials tracy Mon, 04/03/2017 - 08:48
Fierce Pharma, 2017-04-03 12:48:36

Plant pollen and fungal spores can be found at variable elevations, study shows
Plant pollen and fungal spores can be found at variable heights in the air, even at elevations up to 2000 meters. This is the conclusion of a report by researchers of Helmholtz Zentrum München and Technical University of Munich together with Greek colleagues, which was published in the journal 'Scientific Reports'.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-03 12:47:08

Novocure's device-chemo combo boosts survival in pancreatic cancer
Novocure's device-chemo combo boosts survival in pancreatic cancer aalidrus Mon, 04/03/2017 - 08:34
Fierce Biotech, 2017-04-03 12:34:19

Girls with autism have relatively good social skills than boys
Girls with autism have relatively good social skills, which means that their autism is often not recognised. Autism manifests itself in girls differently from in boys. Psychologist Carolien Rieffe and colleagues from the Autism Centre and INTER-PSY report their findings in scientific journal Autism.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-03 12:25:31

Mylan EpiPen recall goes global but company says it has plenty of replacements
Mylan EpiPen recall goes global but company says it has plenty of replacements epalmer Mon, 04/03/2017 - 08:14
Fierce Pharma, 2017-04-03 12:14:27

Parents' income and educational level linked to children's physical activity, screen time
Parents' income and educational level are associated with their children's physical activity and screen time, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-03 12:10:00

Scientists investigate factors that influence social stigma of mental illness
How dangerous does the general public consider mentally ill people to be? Scientists at the University of Basel and the University Psychiatric Clinics Basel have investigated the factors that influence social stigma. The journal Scientific Reports published the results.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-03 12:01:11