Beyond the Products - Stories about Pipetting

Beyond the Products - Stories about Pipetting

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At the forefront in fighting cancer

This August, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new kind of drug which could well represent a breakthrough in cancer treatment. This...

Physicians on standby: The annual flu season can be serious

The days are getting shorter and it’s cold and windy outside. As with every year, it’s that time again when we are at greater risk from catching...

The Ocean. An Undiscovered Treasure-Trove

The oceans cover about 70% of our planet’s surface and are full of living organisms. However, the seas represent a relatively undiscovered realm. Only...

Why do old men have big ears?

Have you ever asked yourself why some old man have enormously huge ears? Yes, you did? Then you are in good company. Having a scientific view on this...

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy…

It’s summertime - the clocks have moved forward by an hour and any lingering feelings of lethargy have been replaced by an upbeat mood, energy and...

“Taskforce Microbots”: Targeted treatment from inside the body

What was just science fiction a few years ago, is now becoming a reality - tiny robots are being developed which could well revolutionize medicine in...

Behind the crime scene: How biological traces can help to convict offenders

Although cutting-edge forensic laboratories feature frequently in films and television, how many of us know what actually goes on there in real life?...

Molecular motors: Think small and yet smaller again…

Most of us immediately associate internal combustion engines with cars, however motors are active inside our body too. Biological motors, for example,...

The condemned live longer: A potential paradigm shift in genetics

Is our lifestyle influencing the genes? While children inherit many physical characteristics from parental DNA, new findings suggest that factors not...

Chronobiology – How the cold seasons influence our biorhythms

The colder seasons of the year are not only freezing - the reduced light intensity also deeply influences our physical functions, our mood and our...

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