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Deer antlers serve as in vitro model for rapid bone regeneration studies

Bone regeneration is a complex physiological process, critical to both the healing of fractures and continuous bone remodeling in adults. Sometimes, a large amount of bone regeneration is required, and the normal process is inadequate. This can happen in cases of trauma, infection, tumor resection or skeletal abnormalities like osteoporosis (1). A number of regenerative… Read article →


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Tiny plastic particles found in human feces

It’s a huge issue that everyone’s talking about: plastic microparticles polluting our oceans. For a long time we’ve known that humans are polluting not just the oceans but the entire earth, in many different ways. The plastics issue is relatively recent. Global plastics production increased substantially from the 1950s and continues to grow every year…. Read article →


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Young Scientist of the Month contest 2018 – the first winner!

As you may have heard, QIAGEN is running an ongoing Young Scientist of the Month Contest – it’s an initiative to encourage young scientists with a monthly prize to support their research. The judges select winners based on their research goals and ambitions. We’re happy to announce that Kwabena Owusu-Boateng is our first Young Scientist… Read article →


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The importance of time and quality in our everyday lives

Quality contributes to happiness Life is complicated, but having everything on the right track can bring a sense of completeness. This applies to the big things, like our homes and offices, as well as to the mundane things. Owning quality items that we can rely on and appreciate makes our lives easier, brings about happiness… Read article →


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QIAxpert Game: Play to learn about sample quality control and to get a chance to win a QIAxpert!

Determining the purity and concentration of nucleic acid samples is an essential application in molecular biology today. One of the greatest challenges is ensuring that each nucleic acid sample has an adequate concentration and that any chemical contaminants or other impurities are detected. Several analysis instruments are available for this purpose, including QIAGEN’s QIAxpert System…. Read article →