Enabling technology in cell-based therapies: Scale-up, scale-out or program in-place

Technologies that are reducing costs and changing the ways in which researchers and clinicians process and use therapeutic cells are showcased in the August 2018 special issue of SLAS Technology. Credit: Coleman Murray, University of California, Los Angeles Technologies that are reducing costs and changing the ways in which researchers and clinicians process and use […]

Professional baseball players with faster hand-eye coordination may have better batting performance

Professional baseball players who score higher on a test of hand-eye coordination have better batting performance – particularly in drawing walks and other measures of “plate discipline,” reports a study in the July issue of Optometry and Vision Science, the official journal of the American Academy of Optometry. The journal is published in the Lippincott […]

Mediterranean diet could influence academic performance through effects on sleep quality

A new Acta Paediatrica study indicates that following the Mediterranean diet may improve adolescents’ academic performance, and the effect may relate to sleep quality. In the study of 269 adolescents from 38 secondary schools and sport clubs in Castellon, Spain, adherence to the Mediterranean diet was positively associated with academic grades and verbal ability. Results […]