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Making a positive impact on the world: Next Advance Bullet Blender homogenizer used in study explaining predominance of COVID variant



Next Advance, a leading provider of top quality, user-friendly, affordable laboratory instruments for the life sciences located in Troy, NY, is helping researchers make a positive impact on the world. Our flagship product, the Bullet Blender® homogenizer, was recently cited in an important new study that showed how a specific variant of COVID-19 can enhance binding of the virus particles to the human cell-surface receptor (ACE2) found on human epithelial cells. Results of the study provide an explanation for the global predominance of the variant that is currently circulating. The study was collaboratively done by scientists from prominent research institutes in the USA, Germany and Switzerland. Read the study in Nature, February 26, 2021 https://rdcu.be/chUfv . For more information about the Bullet Blender and other Next Advance laboratory instruments, please visit www.nextadvance.com or call us at (518) 674-3510.

Albany, NY – As COVID-19 cases decline and vaccinations rise, Capital Region professionals are increasingly returning to offices, and employers are hiring and optimistic about further job growth as the economy recovers. However, those expectations are clouded by a significant recruiting challenge, with 4 of 5 employers saying they can’t find…
The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (MHHS) has a fun and easy way for animal lovers of all ages to help homeless pets through a virtual event called Paws Where You Are, taking place July 9-16, 2021. Participants can walk, run, hike, ride or choose any activity they wish in support of the animals. Take part alone or with a pet, with a friend or with a…
Troy, N.Y. –  Mosaic Associates Architects has been recognized by AIA New York State, an organization of the American Institute of Architects, with a prestigious Excelsior Award for its design of the Gene F. Haas Center for Advanced Manufacturing Skills, also known as CAMS, on the Troy campus of Hudson Valley Community College.           The…
Jun
23
Hear directly from local college presidents as they discuss their vision for a post-pandemic future in higher education.  As major employers in the…
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Check-in & Lunch; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Panel Discussion
Jun
24
From Troy to Troy is a public art project conceived in response to the protest murals created June 2020. Artists who live or work in Troy were invited to…
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Jun
25
The Chamber will help Curtis Lumber East Greenbush celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. About Curtis Lumber Curtis Lumber East…
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