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It Takes Two to Court

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Researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, have identified the functions of two classes of pheromone receptors, and found pheromones crucial to triggering the mating process in mice.

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Brain Tumor Causes and Risk Factors Elude Scientists

Today, nearly 700,000 people in the U.S. are living with a brain tumor, and yet, when it comes to pinpointing causes or risk factors, scientists are still searching for answers.

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New System to Detect Mercury in Water Systems

A new ultra-sensitive, low-cost and portable system for detecting mercury in environmental water has been developed by University of Adelaide researchers.

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Microscan Demonstrates New Embedded OEM Solutions for Clinical Lab Automation at AACC Clinical Lab Expo 2014

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From Microscan booth #2652, the dedicated Clinical Solutions team will give live demonstrations of new barcode readers and machine vision cameras for embedded clinical lab automation applications and discuss projects with OEM design engineers. Microscan is giving away free $30 expo passes to all visitors who schedule a meeting with an automation expert at the show.

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New Hope for Powdery Mildew Resistant Barley

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New research at the University of Adelaide has opened the way for the development of new lines of barley with resistance to powdery mildew.

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ALCOR Scientific Expands iSED® Analyzer to New Markets

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ALCOR Scientific announced it has expanded availability of its iSED® system for erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) testing to new markets to meet growing demand for this advanced technology.

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UIC Library Opens Archives of Chicago's Historic Commodity Exchanges

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The records of the Chicago Board of Trade and the MidAmerica Commodity Exchange are available for research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Report: Vulnerable Populations Disproportionately Affected by Food Security, Despite Public Programs

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Vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, ethnic minorities, and low-income households are disproportionately affected by food security, despite the extensive private and public food safety net in the United States, according to a new report by RTI International.

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Zerenex™ (Ferric Citrate) Long-Term Phase 3 Study Results Published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the publication of results from the long-term, randomized, active control Phase 3 study of Zerenex (ferric citrate), the Company's investigational oral ferric iron-based phosphate binder, for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on dialysis. The PERFECTED study (PhosphatE binding and iRon delivery with FErric CiTrate in EsrD) was published online today in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).

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Ferric Citrate May Reduce Dialysis Patients’ Need for Multiple Medications

• Ferric citrate effectively reduced blood phosphorus levels while increasing iron stores and decreasing the need for intravenous iron and anemia medications in dialysis patients. • The medication may help reduce complications and costs associated with kidney disease care.

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