Posts Tagged: samples

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Macrauchenia gets its place on the tree of life – thanks to ancient DNA analysis

Original photo courtesy of Ryan Somma. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons. Macrauchenia was a camel-like animal deriving its name from Auchenia, meaning “big neck” in Greek, and its first remains, which date back 7 million years, were found in South America, primarily in Argentina (1). Macrauchenia was a herbivore with its distinctive feature being… Read article →



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A day in the life of a cancer researcher

The song “A day in the life” sung by The Beatles has always been one of my favorites and probably the reason why many people contemplate what they do in their daily lives. Although I moved from academia to industry several years ago, I still have good friends working as post-doctorates who are specifically involved… Read article →



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Top 9 FAQs in RNA stabilization

Recently, we gave a series of webinars covering the different challenges and possible solutions for getting reliable gene expression profiles, with a focus on RNA extraction and stabilization from challenging samples. During these webinars, the audience had a variety of interesting questions. We would like to share with you our answers to the top 9… Read article →