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Woodpeckers Bang Their Head a Lot: Do They Develop Brain Disease?

True to their namesake, woodpeckers are most recognized for their pecking behaviors, hammering their beaks up to twenty times a second against hard surfaces like wood and even some metals. These repeated, staccato pecks serve as a means offalse

6 Tips for Finding Balance During Your PhD

Do you sometimes feel like a human stress ball, getting squeezed by the commitments of lab, family, and classes? You're not alone. One 2014 study showed that nearly half of Ph.D. students at UC Berkeley showed signs of depression, and similarfalse

Fluorescent vs. Chromogenic Detection in Immunohistochemistry

Antibody detection for IHC typically occurs through either a fluorescent or chromogenic reaction. While the goal of each technique is similar — to label targets with high spatial resolution and low background — both methods have benefits andfalse

Karl Ernst von Baer: Father of Embryology

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Top 10 Biggest Biotech and Health Stories 2017

It was a big year for research industries.

The Best Science Gifts for Kids this Season

'Tis the season of giving (and for using words like 'tis).

Instead of doling out for another pair of bad Christmas socks (okay, you can send those too), how about giving something more meaningful those nieces and nephews you haven’t seen sincefalse

How current, voltage, and power settings affect SDS-PAGE

If you are new to Western blotting — or trying a new protocol for the first time — you’ll need to optimize the electrophoresis conditions.