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The problem may be less a matter of technical capabilities and more one of sloppiness and inexperience on the part of some researchers interpreting mass spectral data, suggested a scientist.

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Simultaneous qual-quan workflows generate significantly more data than many conventional mass spec assays, posing a challenge for vendors of ensuring that their software offerings keep pace with the expanded capabilities of their hardware.

AB Sciex's new TripleTOF 5600 and Waters' new Xevo G2 QTof will enable researchers to run qualitative and quantitative workflows simultaneously, the companies said, allowing for full scans of complex samples that can then be interrogated in a more targeted fashion.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

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