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SLAS2012 Event Scheduler live on SLAS2012.org
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Looking for an easy way to plan your days in San Diego on Feb. 4-8 and review detailed session abstracts? Use the SLAS2012 Event Scheduler and start lining up your first choice scientific sessions and other activities. More

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SLAS365: Year-round opportunities
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Stay connected with the international laboratory science and technology community. Renew your SLAS membership now and vote in the 2012 Board of Directors election opening next week. More

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Last live session Interrogating Chemical Space next week
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"Interrogating Chemical Space — Rules, Filters, Fragment-Based Screening and Beyond" virtual course ends Nov. 15. Missed it? Get all four modules on CD. More

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SLAS2012 speaker Bob Ballard's expedition nears completion
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See how technology has been used to drive discoveries for the oceanographer's team in the Black, Aegean and Mediterranean Seas, and Atlantic Ocean. More

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Robotic strawberry pickers could be on the way
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Now that we're moving toward automated orange sorting and autonomous tractors, what might be the next step in replacing human agricultural workers with machines? Well, how about robotic strawberry pickers? That's what scientists from the U.K.'s National Physical Laboratory say could be on the way, thanks to a system that is able to identify ripe strawberries in the field. More

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A microdroplet dilutor for high-throughput screening
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Pipetting and dilution are universal processes used in chemical and biological laboratories to assay and experiment. In microfluidics such operations are equally in demand, but difficult to implement. Recently, droplet-based microfluidics has emerged as an exciting new platform for high-throughput experimentation. However, it is challenging to vary the concentration of droplets rapidly and controllably. More

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FDA evaluating input from industry on nanotech guidance
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Biotechnology companies have expressed general support for the FDA's draft guidance defining whether products contain nanomaterials or otherwise involve the application of nanotechnology. But the sector also made its case for less red tape and more leeway, raising issue with some specifics and asking for clarity on other topics. More

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Communicating science
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The scientific community has historically taken a dim view of communications with nonscientific publics. No thanks, said scientists. What an imposition! Why bother? What good could possibly come from interrupting research, sticking our necks out and dumbing it down for nonscientific dunderheads, only to see them mismanage our findings? More

Epigenetics: Targeting the mediator between environment and phenotype
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Although it is still early days in terms of our understanding of epigenetics, the fast development of new tools and technologies to define genome-wide epigenetic variations in humans has the potential to enable effective new epigenetic therapies and diagnostic tests for a wide range of diseases beyond and including cancer. More

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Erasing signs of aging in human cells now a reality
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Scientists have recently succeeded in rejuvenating cells from elderly donors — ages over 100. These old cells were reprogrammed in vitro to induced pluripotent stem cells and to rejuvenated and human embryonic stem cells: Cells of all types can again be differentiated after this genuine "rejuvenation" therapy. The results represent significant progress for research into iPSC cells and a further step forwards for regenerative medicine. More

INX-189 performs well in new study
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Pharmaceutical company Inhibitex Inc. said early data from a mid-stage study showed that a 200-milligram dose of its potential hepatitis C treatment did well in reducing the virus in patients. Inhibitex said the dose of the drug, labeled INX-189, was well tolerated, with no serious side effects, when given to patients with a certain form of chronic hepatitis who have not been treated. More



Phthalazinone pyrazoles as potent, selective and orally bioavailable inhibitors of Aurora-A kinase
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The inhibition of Aurora kinases in order to arrest mitosis and subsequently inhibit tumor growth via apoptosis of proliferating cells has generated significant discussion within the literature. Scientists report a novel class of Aurora kinase inhibitors based upon a phthalazinone pyrazole scaffold. More



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Plutonium hitches a ride on subsurface particles
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For decades, Lawrence Livermore researchers have worked to obtain a detailed understanding of the actinides, a group of 14 radioactive elements that includes plutonium and uranium. The long-standing research is driven by the laboratory's historic roles in assessing the nation's nuclear stockpile, ensuring the safe storage of nuclear waste, and evaluating the fate and transport of radionuclides in the environment. More

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Prolonged sitting linked to 173,000 cancer cases yearly
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Our culture of sitting may be responsible for 173,000 cases of cancer each year, according to new estimates. Physical inactivity is linked to as many as 49,000 cases of breast cancer and 43,000 cases of colon cancer a year in the United States, said Christine Friedenreich, an epidemiologist at Alberta Health Services-Cancer Care in Canada. More

US to test anthrax vaccine in children ... maybe
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The U.S. National Biodefense Science Board has told the U.S. government that to prepare for a bioterrorist attack it should test a decades-old anthrax vaccine in children, as its effects in the young are unknown. In the event of an anthrax attack, the oral antibiotic ciprofloxacin can save lives by killing anthrax bacteria in the lungs. More


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