Using Flow Cytometry in Biomanufacturing
Method Serves as a Powerful Tool for Analyzing Cells and Secreted Proteins in Suspension
Cell by Cell Mapping of the Cancer Transcriptome
Capturing Tumor Heterogeneity for Better Therapeutics and Diagnostics
Scaledown Keeps Processes on the Up and Up
Minireactors, Sampling Techniques, and Statistical Analyses Can Keep Optimization Conversations Going
Streamlining Stem Cell Manufacturing
The Factory System Will Help the Stem Cell Industry Standardize, Integrate, and Automate Unit Operations
Health Risks and Fragranced Products
A University of Melbourne researcher writing in Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health has found that over one-third of Americans report health problems—from asthma attacks to migraine headaches—when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning supplies, laundry products, scented candles, cologne, and personal care products.
The study also found that fragranced products may affect profits, with more than 20% of respondents entering a business, but leaving as quickly as possible if they smell air fresheners or some fragranced product. More than twice as many customers would choose hotels and airplanes without fragranced air than with fragranced air. In the workplace, over 15% of the population lost workdays or a job due to fragranced product exposure. Over 50% of Americans surveyed would prefer fragrance-free workplaces. And over 50% would prefer that healthcare facilities and professionals were fragrance-free.