May 2015 Issue
Here the development of a novel microfluidic device is described that enhanced media perfusion that can benefit neurons cultured in a three-dimensional matrix, attempting to model the in vivo microenvironment in the brain.
Analyzing Specific Health Hazards in Perfumes by Identifying Ingredients using Gas Chromatography- Mass Spectrometry
The ingredients in perfumes were identified using Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry then analyzed for health hazards based on data provided on publically available Safety Data Sheets as well as standards set by the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals.
Cave microorganisms were exposed to a variety of stimuli for the purpose of secondary metabolic pathway activation and potential acceleration of techniques for drug discovery.
A protocol for communication among a swarm of endoscopic submarine capsules was developed using light emitting diodes and color sensors.
Characterization of Novel Drugs that Target the Hedgehog Signaling Pathway in Tumor Induced Bone Disease
This research presents information about optimized transfection conditions for MDA-MB- 231 cells, as well as cell viability data on known antagonists.
CTGF is necessary for glucose tolerance during pregnancy, but overall β-cell mass is unchanged at the measured time-point.