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Four lessons for being a great mentor to undergrads

My early experiences mentoring undergraduate students didn’t go well. My first attempt came during the second year of my Ph.D. I was still trying to …

DNA-Based Diet Advice Is Big Business With Little Scientific Support

Tech companies are selling expensive diets based on genetic and microbiome sequencing. But scientists say there are no shortcuts to healthy weight loss.<p>If you believe nutrition scientists, healthy eating is a simple — if difficult — pursuit: Eat lots of vegetables, fruit, whole grains, seafood, and …

The Lab of the Future: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Microfluidics

Today’s laboratories look very different to ten years ago, but what about ten years from now?<p>The way in which scientist’s approach research has been …

Controlling for bisulfite conversion efficiency with a 1% Lamda spike-in

The use of DNA methylation analysis by NGS has become a standard tool in many labs. In a project design discussion we had today somebody mentioned …

100 Useful Web Design Tools For Creative Entrepreneurs

Whether you’re a designer in an agency, freelancer or entrepreneur, you use a variety of design tools to get the job done.<p>In the past couple of years, I cofounded a startup, a design magazine and worked with several businesses and individual entrepreneurs. I have tried hundreds of different tools …

Graphic Design

RNA2DNAlign: nucleotide resolution allele asymmetries through quantitative assessment of RNA and DNA paired sequencing data | Nucleic Acids Research | Oxford Academic

Genome-wide prediction of cancer driver genes based on SNP and cancer SNV data<p>A disrupted RNA editing balance mediated by ADARs (Adenosine DeAminases …

The 20 Most Inspirational Non-Architecture TED Talks for Architects

For more than 3 decades now, the annual TED Conference and its many affiliated events have served as an important platform for, as their tagline puts …

25 Free Wedding Font Combinations to Give Your Special Day a Touch of Elegance [with Free Templates]

<i>Between save-the-dates, invitations, place cards and more, there’s a lot of text involved in tying the knot.</i> We know it can be overwhelming to plan …

Typography

If You're A Speaker, You Need To Carry These 3 Gadgets With You

These tech must-haves will ensure you don't get caught off guard when presenting.<p>Being a professional speaker is an exciting life. You get to travel the world, teach others, meet and connect with talented people and confidently share your story with the world.<p>But the more speaking gigs you get, the …

90 Instagram accounts to follow for daily graphic design inspiration

When it comes to getting a daily dose of inspiration for your graphic design projects, nothing beats the visual delights of Instagram. From global …

Graphic Design

New study challenges gold standard for validating DNA sequencing results

<i>Findings suggest newer next-generation DNA sequencing results are more accurate</i><p><b>A new study by researchers at the National Human Genome Research</b> …

Genetics

3 Major Trends That Will Transform Genomic Medicine

After the Human Genome Project was completed in 2003, early successes in genomic medicine fell short of the initial high expectations. But today, a …

Global Personalized Medicine Report 2015-2024 - Scientific and Commercial Aspects

Dublin, May 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- <b>Research and Markets</b> (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x7mshn/personalized) has announced the …

Precision Medicine — Personalized, Problematic, and Promising

This article considers the growing recognition of precision medicine by clinicians, patients, the pharmaceutical industry, and policymakers and …

Researchers Validate Precision Medicine Approach Using New Whole Exome Sequencing Test

Tumor cells from a biopsy of a patient enrolled in the precision medicine trial that investigators are culturing in the lab for further biologic …

Logo Design: DNA

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Café ArtScience Offers Inhalable Scotch, Ice Cream with Skin, and Smelephony

Harvard professor David A. Edwards is a biomedical engineer whose medical research has made him a rich man. With a need to make profit no longer a …

How to catch burglars by remote control

<b>"I saw a man on the screen in my living room and that's when I called 911."</b><p>Lawyer Mia Nguyen was sitting in her office glued to the live video feed she'd set up at home to watch her dogs.<p>Alerted by her Manything app that something was moving in the house, she had logged on to have a look. Her dogs …

Home Security

Expert Discusses Integration of PD-1 Inhibitors Into Clinical Practice

Jeffery S. Weber, MD, PhD<p>In the past 4 months, the PD-1 inhibitors nivolumab (Opdivo) and pembrolizumab (Keytruda) have been approved for the …

Immunotherapy

My life as a climate change lukewarmer

Climate

FDA clarifies the line between wellness and regulated medical devices

As promised in its FDASIA report, the FDA has <b>published a draft guidance document</b> that aims to help those creating wellness devices and apps to better …

Cree's affordable smart bulb works with Zigbee and Wink home hubs

Sure, being able to control your lights using an app is cool and all, but smart bulbs are typically (frustratingly!) expensive. If you don't mind getting basic features on a basic bulb, though, Cree has a new $15 option now out at Home Depot -- that's the same price as GE's Link Bulbs and a lot …

Next-Gen Sequencing Exposes Frequent MED12 Mutations and Actionable Therapeutic Targets in Phyllodes Tumors

Abstract<p>Phyllodes tumors are rare fibroepithelial tumors with variable clinical behavior accounting for a small subset of all breast neoplasms, yet …

It Had to be You: Why Roche Was The Lone Suitor For Foundation

Opinion<p>Opinion<p>The buzz from day one of the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco earlier this week was the announcement on Sunday night …

Top 10 Medical Research Issues and Trends to Watch in 2015

At <i>FasterCures</i>, we are always thinking about ways to innovate the medical research system so that better treatments and cures get to patients faster. Read below to find out the top 10 issues and trends that we are watching this year:<p><b>Crossing the aisle for cures.</b> Kicking off 2015 will likely be the …

Scientists 'delete' HIV virus from human DNA for the first time

• <b>Scientists used a DNA-snipping enzyme called Cas9 to cut out the virus</b>• <b><br>The cell's gene repair machinery then takes over, soldering the loose ends of</b> …

Genetic Engineering