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National Forensic Science Week: A time to recognize the contribution of forensic science

National Forensic Science Week is dedicated to recognizing the contribution of forensic scientists who aid criminal investigations by applying scientific principles and analytical methods when examining crime scene evidence. The extraordinary work done by forensic science professionals has become an integral part of the justice system, from exonerating the innocent to convicting the guilty, based… Read article →


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Meet a microbiome researcher: Q&A with Dr. Erika Ganda

As a part of our Microbiome research interview series, we spoke with Dr. Erika Ganda from the department of Food Science, Cornell University, New York. Erika is a microbiome researcher with a background in veterinary medicine, epidemiology, microbiology, dairy extension and business. Her research interests focus on the application of innovative technologies to investigate animal… Read article →



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In-process controls take your qPCR results to a higher level

But how? “I have used different internal controls in my qPCR experiments, such as GAPDH, beta-2 microglobulin, beta actin, R18S … but which one should I use now in my experiment?” “How can I compare levels of gene expression?” “Are RNA internal controls supplied by QIAGEN? Are they specially dedicated to specific genes or are… Read article →