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Tea

It’s often the little things that matter most

Have you ever been so busy that you forgot to appreciate those little things – maybe enjoying a nice cup of tea on a sunny afternoon, or receiving a kind “thank you” from a colleague? These little things are actually quite important and shouldn’t be overlooked. It happens in research, too – sometimes we overlook… Read article →


Deer

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 →


Tiny plastic particles

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 →