New Method May Detect Drug’s Toxic Side Effects Early in Development

By GEN on 9th of February 2015

Scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College say they have devised a new drug screen that capitalizes on the tendency of toxic compounds to alter the properties of the lipid bilayer that encases cells. The novel screen, called the Gramicidin-Based Fluorescence Assay (GBFA), repurposes an assay previously developed by principal investigator Olaf Andersen, M.D., and a former graduate student Helgi Ingólfsson.

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World's First Robot-Run Hotel Due To Open In Japan This July

By Justine Alford, IFL Science on 9th of February 2015

Japan is renowned for being at the forefront of technology, and the country’s ongoing love affair with robots has helped them maintain their position as world leaders in this industry.

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Jim Mellon: Bullish on Gold & Silver

By Global Mining Observer on 6th of February 2015

Reading ChinaHe also warns that the components of China’s GDP do not add up to its reported growth rate of 7.4 per cent in 2014.

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