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Separation line

For patients in need of blood, it's fatally important that they receive the right type. That's why doctors will often give emergency room patients universal donor blood, rather than waiting for the results of a blood test. ...

Detecting chemical agents with confidence

The Joint Chemical Agent Detector (JCAD) has become an important defense tool on battlefields and in war-torn cities over the last few years. About the size and shape of a VHS tape or a hardcover bestselling novel, JCADs ...

Fishing for one bad cell out of trillions of good ones

Cancer cells can break away from a tumor and circulate through the blood. There are few of the cancer cells compared to the trillions of blood cells. Current methods to find and extract these circulating tumor cells (CTC) ...

'Sniffing' out counterfeit liquors

Watered-down or fake liquors can reap financial rewards for nefarious individuals, but the adulteration of liquor cheats consumers and can even lead to health hazards from added contaminants. Scientists now report in ACS ...

Electronic nose developed to sniff out colon diseases

A team of researchers from the Gandia campus of Valencia's Polytechnic University and the La Fe Health Investigation Institute have developed a prototype of an electronic nose that can distinguish between patients with Crohn's ...

A visual database of human plasma compounds

Researchers in Japan have created a database of metabolites from blood samples collected from over 5,000 Japanese volunteers, making it freely available online as a valuable resource for researchers around the world.

Molecular mapping made easy

Every day, every inch of skin on your body comes into contact with thousands of molecules—from food, cosmetics, sweat, the microbes that call your skin home. Now researchers can create interactive 3D maps that show where ...

Weird superconductor leads double life
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Monkeys use tools to crack nuts, shuck oysters
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