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When considering daily operational protocols, disaster plans weigh heavily on vivarium facility managers. Disaster plans commonly consider the obvious natural disasters including flood, earthquake, tornado/ hurricane, and fire. Even long term power outage

Disaster Recovery: Planning for the Inevitable

October 31, 2014 | by Jeff Puleo, AIA, LEED AP and Greg Muth, AIA, LEED AP | Articles | Comments

When considering daily operational protocols, disaster plans weigh heavily on vivarium facility managers. Disaster plans commonly consider the obvious natural disasters including flood, earthquake, tornado/ hurricane, and fire. Even long term power outage factors into many facilities’ operational protocols.

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Researchers have presented new evidence that capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their heat, drives the death of lung cancer cells and slows tumor growth in mice.

Chili Pepper Compound Slows Lung Cancer Tumor Growth in Animal Study

October 31, 2014 1:12 pm | by American Institute for Cancer Research | News | Comments

Researchers have presented new evidence that capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their heat, drives the death of lung cancer cells and slows tumor growth in mice.                     

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Researchers say that by using nanotechnology, they have improved how a peptide can be delivered to the diseased heart tissue of mice.

Heart-therapy Researchers Develop Nanobullet Drug Delivery System

October 31, 2014 12:05 pm | by Tracie White, Stanford School of Medicine | News | Comments

Researchers say that by using nanotechnology, they have improved how a peptide can be delivered to the diseased heart tissue of mice.                                 

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Autoclavable Bags

October 31, 2014 8:13 am | Lab Etc. | Product Releases | Comments

ABagZ, are reusable autoclavable bags with a zipper.

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Over the past decade, China has poured money into research, especially in the biomedical sciences. But as the nation’s health-care costs have risen in the past few years, critics have argued that the investment has not paid off. A group of researchers and

China Opens Translational Medicine Center in Shanghai

October 30, 2014 2:14 pm | by David Cyranoski, Nature | News | Comments

Over the past decade, China has poured money into research, especially in the biomedical sciences. But as the nation’s health-care costs have risen in the past few years, critics have argued that the investment has not paid off. A group of researchers and government officials now hopes to improve those returns with the official opening of the National Centre for Translational Medicine in Shanghai.

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Fluorescent fruit flies have helped researchers take a critical step toward understanding the human brain’s neuronal “wiring” and how it can go awry.

Fruit Fly Illuminates Brain Wiring

October 30, 2014 2:03 pm | by Univ. of Queensland | News | Comments

Fluorescent fruit flies have helped researchers take a critical step toward understanding the human brain’s neuronal “wiring” and how it can go awry.                             

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IACUC Manual

October 30, 2014 1:47 pm | CRC Press - Taylor & Francis Group | Product Releases | Comments

The IACUC Handbook has become "the Bible" for individuals when the time comes for them to serve on their institution’s IACUC.

Scientists used pluripotent stem cells to generate functional, three-dimensional human stomach tissue in a laboratory – creating an unprecedented tool for researching the development and diseases of an organ central to several public health crises, rangin

Mini-Stomachs Generated in Lab with Stem Cells

October 30, 2014 1:44 pm | by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center | News | Comments

Scientists used pluripotent stem cells to generate functional, three-dimensional human stomach tissue in a laboratory — creating an unprecedented tool for researching the development and diseases of an organ central to several public health crises, ranging from cancer to diabetes.

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The ability to pop a working copy of a faulty gene into a patient’s genome is a tantalizing goal for many clinicians treating genetic diseases. Now, researchers have devised a new way to carry out this genetic sleight of hand.

New Genome Editing Method Could Cure Hemophilia in Mice

October 30, 2014 1:28 pm | News | Comments

The ability to pop a working copy of a faulty gene into a patient’s genome is a tantalizing goal for many clinicians treating genetic diseases. Now, researchers have devised a new way to carry out this genetic sleight of hand.       

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A unique mouse model of Graves' disease, an autoimmune disorder that causes hyperthyroidism, and new research findings that may help improve the treatment of Graves' disease will be highlighted in oral and poster presentations at the 84th Annual Meeting o

Advances in Graves' Disease Include New Mouse Model

October 30, 2014 1:20 pm | by American Thyroid Association | News | Comments

A unique mouse model of Graves' disease, an autoimmune disorder that causes hyperthyroidism, and new research findings that may help improve the treatment of Graves' disease will be highlighted in oral and poster presentations at the 84th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association in Coronado, California.

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Recently scientists have used DNA sequencing technology to identify new genes linked to inherited muscle disease by looking for the faulty genes in affected children. The question is, how can we use this list of genes to help to find a treatment?

Fishing for Muscle Disease Treatments

October 29, 2014 4:03 pm | by Jane Patrick, Medical Research Council | News | Comments

Recently scientists have used DNA sequencing technology to identify new genes linked to inherited muscle disease by looking for the faulty genes in affected children. The question is, how can we use this list of genes to help to find a treatment?

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ALN recently attended the AALAS National Meeting, October 19-23, in San Antonio, Texas. Throughout this week, we'll present you with some of our highlights from the show!

Learning When to Fold 'Em at AALAS

October 29, 2014 3:22 pm | by Ernie Austin | Blogs | Comments

ALN recently attended the AALAS National Meeting, October 19-23, in San Antonio, Texas. Throughout this week, we'll present you with some of our highlights from the show!                       

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Glioma is a common name for serious brain tumors. Different types of glioma are usually diagnosed as separate diseases and have been considered to arise from different cell types in the brain. Now researchers have shown that one and the same cell of origi

Different Brain Tumors Have Same Origin

October 29, 2014 1:49 pm | by Linda Koffmar, Upsalla Univ. | News | Comments

Glioma is a common name for serious brain tumors. Different types of glioma are usually diagnosed as separate diseases and have been considered to arise from different cell types in the brain. Now researchers have shown that one and the same cell of origin can give rise to different types of glioma.

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Heavy drinking during adolescence may lead to structural changes in the brain and memory deficits that persist into adulthood, according to an animal study.

Heavy Drinking Produces Lasting Brain Changes, Memory Deficits in Adolescent Rats

October 29, 2014 1:39 pm | by Society for Neuroscience | News | Comments

Heavy drinking during adolescence may lead to structural changes in the brain and memory deficits that persist into adulthood, according to an animal study.                           

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Scientists have uncovered a major contributor to Huntington’s disease, a devastating progressive neurological condition that produces involuntary movements, emotional disturbance and cognitive impairment.

Major Factor in Development of Huntington's Disease Uncovered in Mice

October 29, 2014 1:22 pm | by The Scripps Research Institute | News | Comments

Scientists have uncovered a major contributor to Huntington’s disease, a devastating progressive neurological condition that produces involuntary movements, emotional disturbance and cognitive impairment.             

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Acid Storage Cabinet

October 29, 2014 9:03 am | Hemco | Product Releases | Comments

This Acid Storage Cabinet is specifically designed for the storage of corrosive chemicals and is available in 12”, 18”, 24”, 30”, 36”, 42”, and 48” widths.

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