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SLAS announces Asia office and conference
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To support its growing membership in Asia, SLAS has opened a member services office in Shanghai, China. The Society also set the 2012 SLAS Asia Conference and Exhibition for June 19-21 in Shanghai. More


Oct. 31 deadline for SLAS2012 registration discounts
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Save money and ensure your place at the First Annual SLAS Conference and Exhibition on Feb. 4-8 in San Diego. Experience the best in laboratory science and technology, and enjoy evenings filled with special SLAS2012@Night events. More

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DARPA award to JALA Editorial Board member
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Recognizing his work on new physical methods for biological characterization and control, Dino Di Carlo received a Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Di Carlo is assistant professor of bioengineering at UCLA. More


Innovation AveNEW applications due Oct. 25
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Entrepreneurs: Take advantage of this cost-sensitive program allowing startup companies to engage with the world-class SLAS2012 audience in San Diego.
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LabAutopedia video in honor of Jim Little
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This month's LabAutopedia home page video features a Zymate robot in honor of former Zymark founder Jim Little, who passed away in September. More

Tackling Chemical Space: All Hands on Deck
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A new SLAS Electronic Laboratory Neighborhood feature explores various strategies to attain the best possible starting point for successful drug discovery.
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Introducing the BIND® SCANNER from SRU Biosystems
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Ultra Low Attachment Surface in HTS
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Stanford scientists using phosphoprotein profiling to predict oncogene addiction, drug response
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A team led by Stanford University researchers has developed a method for predicting response to cancer therapies based on cellular signaling protein dynamics and changes in tumor size. More


Mechanistic insights for block copolymer morphologies: How do worms form vesicles?
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Amphiphilic diblock copolymers composed of two covalently linked, chemically distinct chains can be considered to be biological mimics of cell membrane-forming lipid molecules, but with typically more than an order of magnitude increase in molecular weight. These macromolecular amphiphiles are known to form a wide range of nanostructures (spheres, worms, vesicles, etc.) in solvents that are selective for one of the blocks. More


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Scientists correct the typo behind a genetic liver disease
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Every year, thousands of people die because of typos in their genes. There's a long list of debilitating or fatal genetic diseases that are caused by a single incorrect DNA letter among the three billion in our genome. It's the equivalent of pulping an entire encyclopedia on the basis of a single typo. But hope is at hand. We are fast approaching the point when we can proofread these errors out of our genes. More

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Scientists develop nanochannel electroporation device for precise control of transfection into individual cells
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Scientists report on the development of a nanochannel electroportation device that can deliver precisely monitored amounts of either large or small transfection agents into individual living cells, without affecting cell viability. The approach effectively involves capturing a cell in a microchannel abutting a nanochannel, and then generates an intense electric field over a very small area on the cell membrane. More


Probing how strong lasers stabilize electrons
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Intuitively, a strong laser pulse should blast electrons away from atoms, but theory suggests that intense fields can work with the forces within an atom to stabilize electrons. The concept of a laser-stabilized Kramers–Henneberger atom stimulated an initial burst of research, but interest in the concept gradually waned in the absence of supporting experimental evidence. More


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Single-electrolyte isotachophoresis using a nanochannel-induced depletion zone
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Isotachophoretic separations are triggered at the border of a nanochannel-induced ion-depleted zone. This depletion zone acts as a terminating electrolyte and is created by concentration polarization over the nanochannel. We show both continuous and discrete sample injections as well as separation of up to four analytes. More

Pharmaceutical firms shift business to generics and emerging markets
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Names such as Pfizer, Merck & Co., and GlaxoSmithKline have long been synonymous with the discovery and sale of proprietary, high-priced small-molecule drugs. But the realities of healthcare markets are leading many firms to broaden their definitions of what they do. As conventional markets wane and new geographies emerge, many of the biggest companies are outlining new strategies. More

The nonproton ligand sensing domain is required for paradoxical stimulation of ASIC3 channels by amiloride
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Acid-sensing ion channels, which belong to the epithelial sodium channel/degenerin family, are activated by extracellular protons and are inhibited by amiloride, an important pharmacological tool for studying all known members of ENaC/DEG. More

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