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What are Stem Cells and Regenerative Therapy? WHAT ARE STEM CELLS AND REGENERATIVE THERAPY?

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Sep 17, 2019

Quick explanation of how stem cells and regenerative therapy work for pain.

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10 Things to Note About Manufacturing Viral Vectors 10 THINGS TO NOTE ABOUT MANUFACTURING VIRAL VECTORS

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Sep 17, 2019

Global interest in cell and gene therapies is on the rise, and continued growth is expected for the coming years. To discuss the challenges and solutions associated with manufacturing viral vectors at the scales and quality required for these therapeutics to be approved by the regulatory authorities...

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Public supports CRISPR, gene drives to battle infectious disease, plant pests—despite activist opposition PUBLIC SUPPORTS CRISPR, GENE DRIVES TO BATTLE INFECTIOUS DISEASE, PLANT PESTS—DESPITE ACTIVIST OPPOSITION

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Sep 17, 2019

The “gene drive” is one of the latest of advancements in genetic modification of living things. It may also be the most controversial, in a field that has seen more than its fair share of controversy. Traditionally, coverage of genetic modifications in food products has resembled war cor...

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Could editing the DNA of embryos with CRISPR help save people who are already alive? COULD EDITING THE DNA OF EMBRYOS WITH CRISPR HELP SAVE PEOPLE WHO ARE ALREADY ALIVE?

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Sep 16, 2019

Amid last year’s backlash against the birth of the world’s first genetically edited babies, some experts preached prudence: Editing the genomes of embryos, they argued, could one day “cure” people of diseases before they’re even born. But there is another, less-discusse...

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Length matters? DNA testing companies claim to assess stress, health and aging by measuring your telomeres LENGTH MATTERS? DNA TESTING COMPANIES CLAIM TO ASSESS STRESS, HEALTH AND AGING BY MEASURING YOUR TELOMERES

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Sep 16, 2019

Over the past few years direct-to-consumer genetic tests that extract information from DNA in your chromosomes have become popular. Through a simple cheek swab, saliva collection or finger prick, companies offer the possibility of learning more about your family tree, ancestry, or risk of developing...

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Top 5 Worst Types of Cancer TOP 5 WORST TYPES OF CANCER

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Sep 15, 2019

Cancer cells divide, grow and spread throughout the body. If physicians are unable to control the spread or metastases of cancer cells, death results.

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Europe’s biotech hot spots EUROPE’S BIOTECH HOT SPOTS

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Sep 13, 2019

Europe has a complex biotech landscape, with hundreds of companies, multiple paths to innovation and financing, and marked differences among countries.

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Can Food Reactivate Your Stem Cells? CAN FOOD REACTIVATE YOUR STEM CELLS?

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Sep 13, 2019

Among the major superpowers of our stem cells is their ability to self renew. Stem cells can also sense damaged cells and tissues and send signals that promote self-healing. In this mini-episode, Dr. Hyman speaks with Dr. William Li about the things that both enhance, and impair, our body’s re...

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This Biotech Makes Animal Meat Substitutes from Crops Using Fungi THIS BIOTECH MAKES ANIMAL MEAT SUBSTITUTES FROM CROPS USING FUNGI

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Sep 13, 2019

The worldwide demand for meat is ever increasing thanks to the growing world population, and increased prosperity in developing countries such as China and Brazil. The livestock industry is expanding to cope with the demand and global meat production is expected to hit 376 million tons by 2030. Howe...

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GMO, CRISPR-edited crops can cut pesticide use if environmental activists do not block them GMO, CRISPR-EDITED CROPS CAN CUT PESTICIDE USE IF ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS DO NOT BLOCK THEM

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Sep 13, 2019

The research confirms a point that cannot be stressed enough: scientists continue to make agriculture safer and more sustainable with the tools of modern genetics, but activists have waged such an effective scare campaign against crop biotechnology that it often remains unused by industry. Unfortuna...

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Biology Meets Engineering BIOLOGY MEETS ENGINEERING

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Sep 12, 2019

Local high school students come to campus to participate in a camp, build robots based on animal senses, and learn about the ways biology and engineering overlap.

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Celebrating the Pioneering Experiments in Genetics CELEBRATING THE PIONEERING EXPERIMENTS IN GENETICS

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Sep 12, 2019

A reference genome for pea provides insight into legume genome evolution , took me back to the origins of genetics and Gregor Mendel, who deduced the two basic laws of heredity by breeding pea plants with a handful of distinctive characteristics. A way for the general public to better understand wha...

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Organic industry anti-pesticide ‘propaganda’ threatens to cripple American agriculture ORGANIC INDUSTRY ANTI-PESTICIDE ‘PROPAGANDA’ THREATENS TO CRIPPLE AMERICAN AGRICULTURE

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Sep 12, 2019

In The Wealth of Nations, the 18th century economist and philosopher Adam Smith observed about the chicanery of some businessmen, “People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivan...

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Bigtincan Hub Overview BIGTINCAN HUB OVERVIEW

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Sep 12, 2019

Bigtincan is the industry's leading Sales Enablement Automation platform, empowering Sales teams to win more and be more productive every day, while providing Marketing the ability to establish ROI on content creation efforts.

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Protecting your IP in the Biotechnology sector PROTECTING YOUR IP IN THE BIOTECHNOLOGY SECTOR

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Sep 10, 2019

Did you know that Argentinian businesses invoice over €900 million annually? And that Biotech patent applications may require additional filing requirement in Latin America? Check out this infographic to know more on how to protect your innovations in this field.

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The pH value is a key factor in cell and tissue cultures THE PH VALUE IS A KEY FACTOR IN CELL AND TISSUE CULTURES

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Sep 10, 2019

The term “pH” is derived from either “pondus hydrogenii” or “potentia hydrogenii”. Both are originally Latin phrases, with “pondus hydrogenii” meaning “weight of hydrogen” and “potentia hydrogenii” meaning “power of hydrog...

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Using young blood to battle Alzheimer’s could be ‘an exciting new start in a frustrating field’ USING YOUNG BLOOD TO BATTLE ALZHEIMER’S COULD BE ‘AN EXCITING NEW START IN A FRUSTRATING FIELD’

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Sep 10, 2019

Regular transfusions of the blood of a younger, physically fit donor can significantly retard the aging process,” proclaims a middle-aged CEO being hooked up to an intravenous line to the buff, young Bryce, the “transfusion associate.” It’s a parabiosis procedure, the CEO exp...

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Implementing Buyer Enablement in Your Sales Enablement Strategy (2019) IMPLEMENTING BUYER ENABLEMENT IN YOUR SALES ENABLEMENT STRATEGY (2019)

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Sep 10, 2019

The majority of the time I only had access to two TV channels, three on a good weather day, and I vividly remember when I first saw a color television. At this time, products and services were limited, and buyer choices were almost non-existent. Fast-forward to 2019. Not only do I have access to hun...

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The Role of Sales in Sales Enablement THE ROLE OF SALES IN SALES ENABLEMENT

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Sep 10, 2019

However, with a regular commute time that consumes a couple of hours each day, I have shifted my focus to podcasts and audiobooks. One of my favorite podcasts is the Inside Sales Enablement series by Scott Santucci and Brian Lambert. In their last episode, they spent time reviewing their thoughts an...

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GenScript Biotech Corporation GENSCRIPT BIOTECH CORPORATION

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Sep 09, 2019

GenScript Biotech Corporation is a global biotechnology group. GenScript’s businesses encompass four major categories based on its leading gene synthesis technology, including operation as a Life Science CRO, enzyme and synthetic biology products, biologics development and manufacturing, as we...

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Performance of three delignifying pretreatments on hardwoods PERFORMANCE OF THREE DELIGNIFYING PRETREATMENTS ON HARDWOODS

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Sep 09, 2019

In this work, three pretreatments under investigation at the DOE Bioenergy Research Centers (BRCs) were subjected to a side-by-side comparison to assess their performance on model bioenergy hardwoods (a eucalyptus and a hybrid poplar). These include co-solvent-enhanced lignocellulosic fractionation ...

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‘It seems so obvious’: How parasites influenced the evolution of human brains ‘IT SEEMS SO OBVIOUS’: HOW PARASITES INFLUENCED THE EVOLUTION OF HUMAN BRAINS

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Sep 09, 2019

It seems so obvious that someone should have thought of it decades ago: Since parasites have plagued eukaryotic life for millions of years, their prevalence likely affected evolution. Psychologist Marco Del Giudice of the University of New Mexico is not the first researcher to suggest that the evolu...

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The science behind stem cells & brain injury THE SCIENCE BEHIND STEM CELLS & BRAIN INJURY

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Sep 08, 2019

Cerebral Palsy Alliance want to better understand how stem cells can be harnessed to prevent, protect and treat cerebral palsy, as well as other brain conditions.

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Making it cheaper to track genetically-modified mosquito releases MAKING IT CHEAPER TO TRACK GENETICALLY-MODIFIED MOSQUITO RELEASES

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Sep 06, 2019

Mass-rearing and mass-releasing sterile insects is a technique to eliminate harmful insects or to transform a species so that it no longer carries disease. Rear and release programs have been expanding, but access to electricity and funds for traps and monitoring is more challenging in the regions o...

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Largest Ever Study On Ancient DNA Sheds Light On Modern South Asians LARGEST EVER STUDY ON ANCIENT DNA SHEDS LIGHT ON MODERN SOUTH ASIANS' COMPLEX ANCESTRY

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Sep 06, 2019

Recent advances in DNA analysis have enabled scientists to determine the ancestry of people living thousands of years ago – a feat that would not have been possible just a few years ago. Now, two papers have used genome analysis to unravel the history of people living in South and Central Asia...

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What is GMO Answers WHAT IS GMO ANSWERS

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Sep 05, 2019

Have questions about GMOs? Genetically modified organisms, GMOs, are a major topic of discussion today. Get real facts about what GMOs are and aren't at GMO Answers.

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BIOTECHNOLOGY ADVANCES BIOTECHNOLOGY ADVANCES

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Sep 05, 2019

Biotechnology Advances is a review journal which considers all aspects of the multidisciplinary field. The scope includes biotechnology principles and applications in industry, agriculture, medicine, environmental concerns and regulatory issues.

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New knowledge of blood stem cells can provide new treatments for blood cancer diseases NEW KNOWLEDGE OF BLOOD STEM CELLS CAN PROVIDE NEW TREATMENTS FOR BLOOD CANCER DISEASES

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Sep 05, 2019

Hemophilia, anemia and blood cancer diseases such as leukemia are some diseases that could receive new, curative treatments if the secret of the blood stem cells is revealed.

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How to prepare for bone marrow transplant HOW TO PREPARE FOR BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT

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Sep 05, 2019

A bone marrow transplant is a medical procedure performed to replace bone marrow that has been damaged or destroyed by disease, infection, or chemotherapy, also called a stem cell transplant, this is a treatment for some types of cancer. For example, leukemia, multiple myeloma, or some types of lymp...

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STEM CELL THERAPY FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS STEM CELL THERAPY FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

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Sep 04, 2019

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition that mainly affects the joints. Stem cell therapy is a relatively new area of research that is showing promise in treating autoimmune conditions such as this. In rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the immune system mistakenly attacks the tissue that lines the ...

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Pancreatic Cancer Therapy PANCREATIC CANCER THERAPY

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Sep 04, 2019

Watch the story of our pancreatic cancer therapy unfold in this beautifully told documentary. The video introduces us to this hard-to-treat disease, explains the current options available to pancreatic cancer patients, and then it brings to life our treatment for locally advanced pancreatic cancer, ...

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Putting The Costs And Benefits Of New Gene Therapies Into Perspective PUTTING THE COSTS AND BENEFITS OF NEW GENE THERAPIES INTO PERSPECTIVE

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Sep 04, 2019

Cell and gene therapies have the potential to revolutionize treatment for a range of severe diseases, but their introductions also force difficult economic conversations. This blog post offers three observations to help the community evaluate the costs and benefits of new—and in many cases, ex...

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Why a Life Sciences Career Can Be Life-Changing WHY A LIFE SCIENCES CAREER CAN BE LIFE-CHANGING

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Sep 04, 2019

Life sciences are usually at the forefront of scientific breakthroughs in medicine, but they have also held crucial roles in other fields, such as agriculture and food protection, for hundreds of years. Because there’s always been a general need for the study of life sciences as they push and ...

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Optimization of cell-free biosensors for synthetic biology OPTIMIZATION OF CELL-FREE BIOSENSORS FOR SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY

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Sep 03, 2019

Cell-free synthetic biology recently became a branch of synthetic biology with dedicated research groups and conferences. Cell-free systems present a great potential for synthetic biology, allowing for quick in vitro transcription-translation from circular or linear DNA. The most common cell-free sy...

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pGreen Bacterial Transformation PGREEN BACTERIAL TRANSFORMATION

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Sep 02, 2019

Introducing Southern Biological Tutorial series. Step by Step Tutorial for our pGreen Bacterial transformation Biolab.

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Method Developed for Enriching Trophoblast Population in Samples METHOD DEVELOPED FOR ENRICHING TROPHOBLAST POPULATION IN SAMPLES

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Sep 02, 2019

A recent paper described a technique to increase the proportion of placental trophoblast cells in cervical samples by 700%, which enables individual trophoblasts to be picked out for genetic testing. Currently, diagnosis of genetic disorders in developing fetuses requires capture of trophoblasts thr...

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Optogenetics Without Genetic Engineering OPTOGENETICS WITHOUT GENETIC ENGINEERING

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Sep 01, 2019

DNA-loaded nanoparticles that respond to infrared light provide an alternative way to control cell behavior.

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The Genetics of Fragile X Syndrome THE GENETICS OF FRAGILE X SYNDROME

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Sep 01, 2019

Variation in the number of CGG repeats in the FMR1 gene at the bottom of the X chromosome can lead to increased levels of mRNA or decreased levels of protein—both conditions that cause disease.

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Key Trends in Reshaping Future of Bio-pharmaceutical Harvest & Clarification KEY TRENDS IN RESHAPING FUTURE OF BIO-PHARMACEUTICAL HARVEST & CLARIFICATION

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Aug 31, 2019

Bioprocess performance (efficiency, robustness, and cost) is dictated by the overall strategy chosen to implement the processing platform. The permissible strategy space itself is enabled by the performance, availability and robustness of existing bioprocess technologies. Single use systems and memb...

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What are the pros and cons of using organoids? WHAT ARE THE PROS AND CONS OF USING ORGANOIDS?

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Aug 30, 2019

Organoids are three-dimensional (3D) cell cultures which mimic tissue architecture. Their growing importance in various fields of research saw them named ‘Method of the Year 2017’1 and their use in drug testing has seen a large increase in the market for 3D cell cultures.2 Importantly, t...

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CRISPR 101 CRISPR 101

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Aug 29, 2019

Although CRISPR has now become synonymous with gene editing, it is not the first technology developed to edit DNA. 

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The Most Extreme Places Where Life Is Found on Earth THE MOST EXTREME PLACES WHERE LIFE IS FOUND ON EARTH

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Aug 29, 2019

Earth is the only place in the universe that we know is home to life. It turns out that life can be found nearly everywhere on Earth, evolving ways to survive.

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Scientists Grow Mini-Brains With Recognizable Brainwaves SCIENTISTS GROW MINI-BRAINS WITH RECOGNIZABLE BRAINWAVES

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Aug 29, 2019

These pea-sized lumps of cells don’t look like much, but they are mini-brains, also called brain organoids, that were grown in a lab using human stem cells. And for the first time, scientists have created mini-brains with humanlike neural networking capable of producing brain waves similar to ...

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Why the New Madison Logic Oracle Eloqua Integration is so Exciting for Marketers WHY THE NEW MADISON LOGIC ORACLE ELOQUA INTEGRATION IS SO EXCITING FOR MARKETERS

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Aug 29, 2019

Madison Logic is excited to announce a bi-directional integration with Oracle Eloqua, combining best-in-class lead and campaign management skills with Madison Logic’s global reach and advanced targeting. Now Oracle Marketing Automation users are able to align their messaging and targeting thro...

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GMO crops ‘wreck’ the environment, human health? Latest evidence says otherwise GMO CROPS ‘WRECK’ THE ENVIRONMENT, HUMAN HEALTH? LATEST EVIDENCE SAYS OTHERWISE

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Aug 29, 2019

“GMOs are not saving farmers money, they’re not producing higher yields, and perhaps most significantly they’re wrecking the environment and human health,” the anti-biotech outfit Natural News warned in December 2014. Such claims are recycled endlessly by environmental activi...

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Monitor cell proliferation and cell cycle in real time MONITOR CELL PROLIFERATION AND CELL CYCLE IN REAL TIME

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Aug 29, 2019

Use real-time quantitative cell imaging assays to monitor complex effects of anti-cancer compounds in cell models.

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Insurance Guide for Biotechnology Companies INSURANCE GUIDE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY COMPANIES

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Aug 29, 2019

Since its unofficial inception in 1973 with Cohen and Boyer’s DNA cloning experiments, biotechnology has been spearheading medical and agricultural markets alike. Although many perceive biotech revolutions as controversial, the powerful explosion isn’t slowing down anytime soon. As this ...

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A Bionic Leg Powered by A.I. Offers a Glimpse into Our Cyborg Future A BIONIC LEG POWERED BY A.I. OFFERS A GLIMPSE INTO OUR CYBORG FUTURE

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Aug 28, 2019

Bionic limbs keep getting better. This prosthetic leg is a robot you can walk on - and it makes decisions so you don’t have to.

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A unified encyclopedia of human functional DNA elements A UNIFIED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HUMAN FUNCTIONAL DNA ELEMENTS

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Aug 28, 2019

Semi-automated genome annotation methods such as Segway take as input a set of genome-wide measurements such as of histone modification or DNA accessibility and output an annotation of genomic activity in the target cell type. Here we present annotations of 164 human cell types using 1615 data sets....

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Uniting humans and data: the role of AI in genomics UNITING HUMANS AND DATA: THE ROLE OF AI IN GENOMICS

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Aug 27, 2019

AI has applications in many areas of research, including genomics. Slavé Petrovski of AstraZeneca reveals how AI is used in the study of the human genome and how it may evolve in the future. The field of genomics generates large datasets that are utilised in the discovery and development of p...

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Percival Scientific Incubation Chambers for Reiman Gardens PERCIVAL SCIENTIFIC INCUBATION CHAMBERS FOR REIMAN GARDENS

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Aug 27, 2019

Percival Scientific’s incubation chambers create the ideal environment for superior butterfly emergence to populate the Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing at Reiman Gardens, Iowa State University’s public garden facility in Ames, Iowa.

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The Value of Humans THE VALUE OF HUMANS

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Aug 27, 2019

Sci-fi and genetics go hand in hand.  Speculative fiction gets to explore many “what if” scenarios.  Cloning and genetic modification are staples in the genre which is an indirect way to ask the audience, “are people commodities or do they have infinite value?” Toda...

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Challenges and Opportunities in Biotech PR CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN BIOTECH PR

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Aug 27, 2019

Industry experts in biotechnology PR share their advice on communicating in a highly regulated and technical environment.

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Video Marketing Secrets in business of Bioindustry VIDEO MARKETING SECRETS IN BUSINESS OF BIOINDUSTRY

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Aug 27, 2019

We all are familiar with the Digital Marketing trends and its various disciplines where content marketing, social media marketing, mobile advertising, PPC and many others, play a vital role in shaping the advertising industry years ahead. The progressions and advancements can’t come to a halt ...

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CellEctric c CELLECTRIC C

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Aug 26, 2019

The product combines the properties of a filter with precisely controllable electric fields. This concept of the smart electrodynamic filter (smartEDF) thus enables the selective disruption of cells in application-adaptive throughput in biological samples, fully automatically, purely physically and ...

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CRISPR Knockouts: Understanding Repair Outcomes CRISPR KNOCKOUTS: UNDERSTANDING REPAIR OUTCOMES

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Aug 23, 2019

One of the primary uses of CRISPR is to knock out genes in order to study their function. Although CRISPR enables this process by producing a double-strand break in the DNA, the subsequent repair of the break is what actually induces a knockout.

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Nanoparticles – The Nano Solution to Big Problems NANOPARTICLES – THE NANO SOLUTION TO BIG PROBLEMS

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Aug 23, 2019

In the early 1800s, there was a lot of talk among the scientific community about a new technology that facilitated the miniaturization of some elements – that is, this new technology could create “nano” materials. After years of debate, conceptualization, and development, this vagu...

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The Beginners Guide to Nutrigenetics THE BEGINNERS GUIDE TO NUTRIGENETICS

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Aug 23, 2019

A gene is a section of DNA that contains instructions for you to produce proteins, each of  which has a specific function in the body. We are all different, from the colour of our eyes to the curl of our hair, and this is all mostly due to genetics. Since the full genome sequence was published ...

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Bioprinting complex living tissue in just a few seconds BIOPRINTING COMPLEX LIVING TISSUE IN JUST A FEW SECONDS

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Aug 23, 2019

Researchers from EPFL and the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands have developed an extremely fast optical method for sculpting complex shapes in stem-cell-laden hydrogels and then vascularizing the resulting tissue. Their groundbreaking technique stands to change the field of tissu...

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Our Microbiomes Might Shape Our Social Lives OUR MICROBIOMES MIGHT SHAPE OUR SOCIAL LIVES

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Aug 22, 2019

It is early morning on a wide plain in Amboseli National Park in southern Kenya. With a small Dixie cup and a wooden tongue depressor, Susan Alberts picks up a fecal sample left by a female baboon named Yoruba. Alberts is an eminent primatologist. She is both the chair of the department of evolution...

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When is a GMO not a GMO? Perhaps when it’s a GE? WHEN IS A GMO NOT A GMO? PERHAPS WHEN IT’S A GE?

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Aug 22, 2019

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons at the start of the decade. Originally touted as a way to end hunger they were not well received by a public concerned over scientists ‘playing god’ and facts conveniently omitted from food labels. They wen...

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The BIO Investor Forum Links Promising Early-Stage Technologies with an Active Investor Network THE BIO INVESTOR FORUM LINKS PROMISING EARLY-STAGE TECHNOLOGIES WITH AN ACTIVE INVESTOR NETWORK

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Aug 22, 2019

As the biopharma industry has gained traction on new drug approvals throughout 2019, the financial dollars have followed suit.  According to BIOs 2019 Emerging Therapeutic Company Trend Report, a record 17.5 billion dollars in venture investment dollars went to emerging therapeutic companies gl...

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Anatomy of Today’s Global Traveler ANATOMY OF TODAY’S GLOBAL TRAVELER

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Aug 22, 2019

Where does the modern traveler come from? Where is s/he going? How does s/he get there? As the world grows ever-smaller, more and more people are traveling to a growing number of places each year. Increasingly, they’re getting there by leveraging digital tools. Savvy travel and hospitality bra...

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Tall Vs Short People TALL VS SHORT PEOPLE

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Aug 21, 2019

In short, being short is being shorter than most otherpeople. And being tall, well the opposite of that. It is not my intention to depress all of you short, but the research findings are really against you.

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Creating Content That Improves CX: A Q&A with Lionbridge & Aprimo CREATING CONTENT THAT IMPROVES CX: A Q&A WITH LIONBRIDGE & APRIMO

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Aug 21, 2019

Today’s brands face numerous challenges. They need to create a customized, excellent experience for each and every customer worldwide. To do that, they need to create high-quality, on-target content. They need to create that content quickly, effectively, and for audiences who speak multiple la...

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Lionbridge Brand Video LIONBRIDGE BRAND VIDEO

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Aug 21, 2019

Our roots began in translation but what we do today goes well beyond – from content creation to linguistics, to artificial intelligence (AI). We create global relevance, driven by humanity and amplified by technology. Connecting our customers with their communities and driving brand awareness....

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A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES: A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES:

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Aug 21, 2019

Your localization partner is going to do a deep-dive into your business—so start by diving deep into theirs. Are they an industry-leader with 20 years of experience or a relative newcomer? Will they speak Samoan, Uzbek, or Swahili (and all your customers’ languages)? Can they deliver on-...

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WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND

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Aug 21, 2019

In practice, of course, things are more complicated. Effective translation necessitates a nuanced understanding of (at least) two languages and cultures, both source and target. It requires an understanding of the original content’s goals. It mandates a fluency in tone and subtext as well as v...

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Going Global 101: How Your Competition Can Be Your Best Resource GOING GLOBAL 101: HOW YOUR COMPETITION CAN BE YOUR BEST RESOURCE

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Aug 20, 2019

Lace-up your sneakers and step up to the starting line: you’re ready to reach countless customers in new markets.  You’ve secured your spot in the Global Marketplace (whether by default or design).  But before you sprint away, take a good look around you. You are not alone in t...

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Stem Cell Therapy in Florida - Stem Cell Therapy Enhances Orthopedic Care STEM CELL THERAPY IN FLORIDA - STEM CELL THERAPY ENHANCES ORTHOPEDIC CARE

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Aug 20, 2019

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are multipotent stem cells found in bone marrow that are important for making and repairing skeletal tissues, such as cartilage, bone and the fat found in bone marrow.

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Some GMO Basics SOME GMO BASICS

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Aug 20, 2019

Discussions about genetically modified organisms or GMOs are all over the mainstream media and on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Lots of people have strong opinions about them. Some support the technology, while others adamantly oppose them. But how much do people know about them.  Yes, cert...

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The Eurocentricity of Genetic Research THE EUROCENTRICITY OF GENETIC RESEARCH

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Aug 20, 2019

Eurocentricity in genetics is an issue that researchers are finding harder to deal with as genetic data becomes more available and studies more frequent- so how do we fix the imbalance. There is an imbalance in genetic data- most of the available pool comes from people with European descent. This ma...

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Introducing TurboFuge Mircocentrifuge │Blue Ray Biotech INTRODUCING TURBOFUGE MIRCOCENTRIFUGE │BLUE RAY BIOTECH

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Aug 20, 2019

Introducing TurboFuge Mircocentrifuge Safety Comes First in Centrifugation The TurboFuge is a compact microcentrifuge with 24-place capacity

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Type 1 diabetes- Genetic risk reflected in gut microbiome TYPE 1 DIABETES- GENETIC RISK REFLECTED IN GUT MICROBIOME

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Aug 20, 2019

New research finds differences in the gut microbiome of children who are at high genetic risk of developing type 1 diabetes. The findings suggest that certain species of bacteria may have a protective effect in autoimmune conditions. These genes help create proteins with a key role in the immune sys...

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Cancer more common in females with severe sleep apnea CANCER MORE COMMON IN FEMALES WITH SEVERE SLEEP APNEA

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Aug 20, 2019

Some studies have identified links between sleep apnea and cancer. Now, new research reveals that rates of cancer are higher among females with pronounced symptoms of apnea. The international research team points out that while the findings do not prove that sleep apnea causes cancer, there appears ...

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Building personalized cancer vaccines BUILDING PERSONALIZED CANCER VACCINES

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Aug 19, 2019

To create an individualized cancer vaccine, researchers must identify cancer-specific peptides called neoantigens, then use a cell-, protein-, or nucleic acid–based platform to deliver those neoantigens to patients to prime the immune system to attack the tumor.

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Brain study probes molecular origins of anxiety BRAIN STUDY PROBES MOLECULAR ORIGINS OF ANXIETY

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Aug 19, 2019

Scientists have found that increasing the levels of a molecule in a particular part of the brain can reduce anxious temperament in young monkeys. The finding sheds light on the origins of anxiety disorders and how it might be possible to devise early treatments for those at risk.

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Encoding new abilities into artificial DNA ENCODING NEW ABILITIES INTO ARTIFICIAL DNA

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Aug 19, 2019

In the future we will be able to produce customized microbial organisms living factories that will make possible novel therapies and applications in biotech. Beat Christen explains the current state of work at ETH Zurich’s Institute of Molecular Systems Biology: an algorithm can write the geno...

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Understanding Global Genomics UNDERSTANDING GLOBAL GENOMICS

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Aug 17, 2019

We are entering the era of global genomics. In the coming years, genomics will dramatically change businesses, public health, the way we age, and as such, also policymaking. Combining genomics with other technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and cryptography, will revolutionize t...

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Holganix "Roots" For Row Crops HOLGANIX "ROOTS" FOR ROW CROPS

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Aug 16, 2019

Holganix Check out infographic showing off eight photos submitted by Holganix farmers.

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Understanding Cell Death by High Content Analysis UNDERSTANDING CELL DEATH BY HIGH CONTENT ANALYSIS

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Aug 16, 2019

Cell death is a process that occurs as both a part of normal tissue homeostasis and can be aberrantly regulated in some disease states, specifically cancer.

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Oxidative Stress Measurements Made Easy OXIDATIVE STRESS MEASUREMENTS MADE EASY

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Aug 16, 2019

Oxidative stress results from an imbalance between production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and the ability of cells to scavenge them. ROS play an important role in the progression of several diseases including inflammation, atherosclerosis, aging and age-related degenerative disorders.

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What are stem cells? WHAT ARE STEM CELLS?

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Aug 14, 2019

Stem cells are special human cells that have the ability to develop into many different cell types, from muscle cells to brain cells.

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USDA Approves Verdecas HB4 Drought Tolerant Soybeans USDA APPROVES VERDECAS HB4 DROUGHT TOLERANT SOYBEANS

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Aug 14, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture USDA has given its approval to Verdeca for HB4 droughttolerant soybeans which will allow for commercialization in the U.S. market. The USDA approval comes two years after the U.S. Food and Drug administration approved Verdecas HB4 trait in 2017.

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Highlight Life Science Accomplishments (Not Duties) to Make Yourself Stand Out HIGHLIGHT LIFE SCIENCE ACCOMPLISHMENTS (NOT DUTIES) TO MAKE YOURSELF STAND OUT

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Aug 14, 2019

When compiling data about their professional experience and describing their background in resumes, cover letters and interviews, most job-seekers focus on the duties and responsibilities from past job descriptions. But let’s think about that practice – telling a future employer that you...

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2020 Content Marketing Spectrum 2020 CONTENT MARKETING SPECTRUM

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Aug 14, 2019

This is a video explainer of the difference between Content Marketing, Branded Content and Native Advertising - with examples to help put it all into context.Accompanying video that tried to separate signal from noise on the different approaches of content in the business.

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CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST? CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST?

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Aug 14, 2019

This is the third in a series of articles on creating, maintaining, and optimizing great customer experiences in the context of mounting concerns about privacy and increasingly strict regulations governing data processing. We address topics such as consent strategies, the role of trust, the elements...

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

What character appears in the most films and television programs? Dracula? God? Santa Claus?  All of those make the top ten list, but none is the correct answer. Satan (or The Devil) is a character is more than 840 projects – more than any other character. If you limit the list to mortals...

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The History of Content Marketing THE HISTORY OF CONTENT MARKETING

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Aug 14, 2019

If you want some insights into where the content marketing industry may be headed, it might just help to take a look at where it’s been. As we pointed out when CMI shared its History of Content Marketing infographic in 2012, brands have been telling their stories to audiences for hundreds of y...

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USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES

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Aug 14, 2019

Content—and how brands use it to interact with buyers at all stages of the engagement journey—has fundamentally reshaped every business’ go-to-market strategy. This shift has been particularly challenging for “top-of-the-funnel” demand generation marketers, most of who ...

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NEW MICROBES DISCOVERED IN FEATHERS NEW MICROBES DISCOVERED IN FEATHERS

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Aug 13, 2019

Deep beneath the sea, in the East Pacific Ocean, a new species of bacteria has been discovered in sediment from over 3,700 metres below the surface. This new microbe produces bright yellow colonies when grown in the lab and was named Chengkuizengella marina.

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What is biotechnology? WHAT IS BIOTECHNOLOGY?

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Aug 12, 2019

Biotechnology is the perfect blend of science and business. When you study biotechnology at UQ you'll learn about the scientific, business and legal requirements needed to take an idea from concept to market.

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Top 10 Companies Leveraging Gene Editing in 2019 TOP 10 COMPANIES LEVERAGING GENE EDITING IN 2019

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Aug 12, 2019

Bayer made much of its desire to establish a cell therapy pipeline on August 8 when it announced it would shell out up to $600 million to acquire full control of BlueRock Therapeutics. But the deal is just the latest example of growing interest by biopharma giants in applying gene editing toward new...

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Kizoo Announces Support for N-LIfT Cancer Immunotherapy KIZOO ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR N-LIFT CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY

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Aug 12, 2019

Kizoo, part of the Forever Healthy Foundation, has announced today that it will be supporting biotech company LIfT Biosciences, a company that focuses on creating a new generation of cancer therapies that use our own immune systems.

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FDA announces new policy framework for development of regenerative medicine products FDA ANNOUNCES NEW POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR DEVELOPMENT OF REGENERATIVE MEDICINE PRODUCTS

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Aug 12, 2019

Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a comprehensive policy framework for the development and oversight of regenerative medicine products, including novel cellular therapies. The framework outlined in a suite of four guidance documents builds upon the FDAs existing risk-based regula...

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Cancer genomic testing CANCER GENOMIC TESTING

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Aug 12, 2019

Cancer genomic testing is a critical first step in the cancer treatment journey.

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What You Should Know About Mohs Micrographic Skin Cancer Surgery WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MOHS MICROGRAPHIC SKIN CANCER SURGERY

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Aug 09, 2019

For treating skin cancers such as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, Mohs micrographic surgical treatment has been a game-changer so far. In this treatment, the cancer is detached layer by layer, and the tissue is scrutinized under a microscope after each and every step so the skin do...

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Field guide to Fruit Colors FIELD GUIDE TO FRUIT COLORS

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Aug 08, 2019

Field Guide to Fruit Colors. Red fruits are good for eyes, the heart, digestion and cells. Orange fruitsare good for eyes, your immune system, cells and the heart. Yellow fruits are good for the skin, eyes, circulation, and the immune system.

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Nebulized Stem Cells treatment NEBULIZED STEM CELLS TREATMENT

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Aug 08, 2019

Nebulized Stem Cells to get them straight to the brain. In this video we treat a man with Parkinson's disease. He started with an IV at 250 million MSCs and then did 22 million stem cells that were nebulized every day for 3 days at a total of 66 million mesenchymal stem cells.

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Giant freshwater fishes are in alarming decline GIANT FRESHWATER FISHES ARE IN ALARMING DECLINE

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Aug 08, 2019

the journal Global Change Biology, are part of an analysis that looked at the populations of enormous freshwater animals in the worlds rivers and lakes. The drop-off reflects a broader downward trend in the populations of freshwater megafauna such as caimans and giant salamanders around the world. T...

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Emerging Methods of Slide Preparation to Help Streamline EMERGING METHODS OF SLIDE PREPARATION TO HELP STREAMLINE

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Aug 08, 2019

As we all know microscope slides are made of plastic or glass and they are around 1x3 inches and thickness falls between 1mm-1.2mm. So, the objects magnified under compound microscopes are built up onto microscope slides. Several techniques of preparation enable avant-garde viewing of organic and in...

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Global Agricultural Biotechnology Market is Expected to Witness a CAGR of 10.7 percent between 2019 and 2025 GLOBAL AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY MARKET IS EXPECTED TO WITNESS A CAGR OF 10.7 PERCENT BETWEEN 2019 AND 2025

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Aug 08, 2019

The global Agricultural Biotechnology Market research report carries an in-depth fundamental framework of the market, which is derived from the analysis of data acquired through various sources. The market analysts and professionals utilize multiple analytical strategies and procedures, such as SWOT...

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Biotechnology | Detailed Analysis BIOTECHNOLOGY | DETAILED ANALYSIS

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Aug 07, 2019

Biotechnology is the broad area of biology involving living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or "any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use".

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8 WAYS OVERSEAS DRUG MANUFACTURERS DUPE THE FDA 8 WAYS OVERSEAS DRUG MANUFACTURERS DUPE THE FDA

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Aug 07, 2019

NINETY PERCENT OF the prescription drugs consumed in this country are generics, and the majority of them are produced overseas, mostly in India and China. Let’s say you’re a manufacturer looking to get in on America’s $104 billion generic drug market. You want to make the lowest-co...

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Impact of Biotechnology on Agriculture IMPACT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY ON AGRICULTURE

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Aug 07, 2019

Biotechnology is the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or “any technological application that uses biological systems

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Biotech Leaders Warn: Shortsighted Policies Threaten Miracle Breakthroughs BIOTECH LEADERS WARN: SHORTSIGHTED POLICIES THREATEN MIRACLE BREAKTHROUGHS

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Aug 06, 2019

Biomedical innovation is currently being jeopardized by a well-publicized minority of bad actors, drug companies that exorbitantly jack up prices on generic and branded drugs because they can and/or create frivolous patent extensions that game the system and prolong exclusivity for years or decades....

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Chromatin Biology CHROMATIN BIOLOGY

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Aug 05, 2019

A “fourth wave in cancer treatment” could be emerging from a field of science known as chromatin biology, according to Goldman Sachs Research—one that revolves around the body’s mechanisms for unpacking DNA and directing gene expression.

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Remind USDA that Genetic Engineering Is NOT Acceptable in Organic REMIND USDA THAT GENETIC ENGINEERING IS NOT ACCEPTABLE IN ORGANIC

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Aug 05, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture USDA appears to have forgotten the lesson learned 20 years ago when it was forced to ban genetic engineering GE in organic regulations. At a July 17 hearing called by the U.S. House Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research on Assessing ...

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Exploring the Human Genome EXPLORING THE HUMAN GENOME

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Aug 02, 2019

Discover how advances in genomics are transforming medtech for healthcare with this online genomics course.

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USDA Proposes Allowing Genetic Engineering Editing in Certified Organic Food USDA PROPOSES ALLOWING GENETIC ENGINEERING EDITING IN CERTIFIED ORGANIC FOOD

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Aug 02, 2019

Advocates of organic agriculture, including Beyond Pesticides, are sounding a yellow alert on the heels of recent comments, by the U.S. Department of Agriculture USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, Greg Ibach, before the U.S. House Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotechnology, H...

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What Are Stem Cells WHAT ARE STEM CELLS

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Aug 01, 2019

Stem cells are special human cells that have the ability to develop into many different cell types, from muscle cells to brain cells.

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Whole Genome Sequencing: Finding Answers for Patients WHOLE GENOME SEQUENCING: FINDING ANSWERS FOR PATIENTS

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Aug 01, 2019

Whole genome sequencing (WGS) is a relatively new type of test that enables us to obtain a sequence of the entire genetic code – all of the DNA – of a person or organism.

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What is Bioinformatics? WHAT IS BIOINFORMATICS?

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Aug 01, 2019

Bioinformatics is the use of computational methods to analyse biological datasets that are often extremely large. Its big data analysis for biological datasets – while this is a simplistic way of putting the complex computational and statistical analyses that go into bioinformatics, the intent...

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Meaning & Concept of Biotechnology. MEANING & CONCEPT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY.

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Jul 31, 2019

Biotechnology (commonly abbreviated as biotech) is the broad area of biology involving living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or "any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for ...

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4 Benefits That Gene Therapy Can Bring into Your Life 4 BENEFITS THAT GENE THERAPY CAN BRING INTO YOUR LIFE

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Jul 31, 2019

Defective genes can cause malfunctions in metabolic pathways, causing diseases that are deeply rooted in the genetic design of a human being. Gene therapy is done to replace these defective genes in order to stop or treat the disease. There are two major types of gene therapy: Germline Therapy and S...

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Industrial Biotechnology- The Challenge INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY- THE CHALLENGE

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Jul 30, 2019

Fossil fuels have been the primary energy source for society since the Industrial Revolution. They provide the raw material for the manufacture of many everyday products that we take for granted including pharmaceuticals, food and drink, materials, plastics and personal care.

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Get to Know GMOs Month - The Science of GMOs GET TO KNOW GMOS MONTH - THE SCIENCE OF GMOS

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Jul 30, 2019

This infographic also explains the many breeding techniques utilized to develop seeds for modern agriculture, including selective breeding, advanced breeding and GM plant breeding.

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Solutions for Sustainability SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABILITY

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Jul 30, 2019

As consumers begin to demand foods that respect transparency and social responsibility, retailers are forming purchasing decisions on the basis of sustainable sourcing and recognizing suppliers that fulfill their sustainability commitments. Syngenta Sustainable Solutions works directly with growers ...

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Automated Nucleic Acid Sample Quality Control in NGS Workflows AUTOMATED NUCLEIC ACID SAMPLE QUALITY CONTROL IN NGS WORKFLOWS

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Jul 30, 2019

As biological molecules, DNA and RNA are fragile compounds that can undergo fast degradation if not handled with precaution and stored under optimal conditions. Poor nucleic acid sample quality may have a direct impact on the results of downstream experiments including next generation sequencing (NG...

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An introduction to TransGen Biotech AN INTRODUCTION TO TRANSGEN BIOTECH

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Jul 30, 2019

TransGen product portfolio includes PCR/qPCR/RT-PCR polymerases and supermixes, DNA markers, high efficient chemically competent cells, 5-minute cloning and expression vectors, nucleic acid extraction and purification kits, cell culture and detection, next-generation sequencing and stem cells.

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Scientists Find Fuel Production Potential in Cyanobacteria SCIENTISTS FIND FUEL PRODUCTION POTENTIAL IN CYANOBACTERIA

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Jul 30, 2019

The researchers used cyanobacteria, a peculiar class of microorganisms, for producing butanol. Systematic use of these bacteria helped produce continually increasing quantities of butanol. The use of high-breed cyanobacteria helps produce larger quantities of butanol than what scientists generally p...

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PTFE hose for biotechnology and pharmaceutical fluid transfers PTFE HOSE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY AND PHARMACEUTICAL FLUID TRANSFERS

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Jul 29, 2019

Chemically inert and easy to clean, Bioflex Ultra is a corrosion resistant hose for the pharmaceutical, food and beverage and chemical industries. This flexible hose provides reliability, performance and long service life.

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Best Practices in Microorganisms Sample Preparation with Precellys Homogenizers BEST PRACTICES IN MICROORGANISMS SAMPLE PREPARATION WITH PRECELLYS HOMOGENIZERS

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Jul 29, 2019

Microorganisms like bacteria, fungi, archaea, algae, protozoa, and viruses, known as microbes, play a critical role in many different phenomena. They are involved in climate change, nutrient cycling, biodegradation and diseases.

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Genes & How they make us GENES & HOW THEY MAKE US

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Jul 29, 2019

A Gene is a sequence of nucleotides in DNA or RNA that codes for a molecule that has a function. The order of the nucleotides sends a message much like a sentence.

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How do we mass-produce stem cells ? HOW DO WE MASS-PRODUCE STEM CELLS ?

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Jul 29, 2019

C-Stem secures cell quality (100% genomic integrity), volumes (x100 cell amplification per week) and dramatically reduces cell therapy costs (by 10 today, by 100 tomorrow).

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Excellence In Breeding EXCELLENCE IN BREEDING

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Jul 29, 2019

With the cost of sequencing rapidly declining, it seems inevitable that routine of genomic information in breeding programs in Africa and South Asia will become more prevalent. However, there are certain capabilities, tools, and technologies that need to be in place to be able to exploit this type o...

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Why Make the Switch to Picodroplet-based Technologies for Antibody Discovery? WHY MAKE THE SWITCH TO PICODROPLET-BASED TECHNOLOGIES FOR ANTIBODY DISCOVERY?

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Jul 26, 2019

The core technology behind picodroplet microfluidics is based on the encapsulation of a single cell within a picolitre-volume aqueous droplet or picodroplet which provides a unique microenvironment for each cell, where secreted proteins and biomolecules can be trapped and assayed. This approach is p...

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Top Benefits of Stem Cell Injections in Miami Beach! | Miami Beach Comprehensive TOP BENEFITS OF STEM CELL INJECTIONS IN MIAMI BEACH! | MIAMI BEACH COMPREHENSIVE

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Jul 25, 2019

Miami Stem Cell’s mission is to control orthopedic related pain and suffering by using the latest and most innovative Regenerative Medicine therapy procedures available today.

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Save Time with Transient Plant Leaf Transformations SAVE TIME WITH TRANSIENT PLANT LEAF TRANSFORMATIONS

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Jul 25, 2019

Working with plants doesnt always have to be a time-consuming process. While developing transgenic hairy root lines in tissue cultures takes half a year, and generating a transgenic plant can take even longer, a transient plant leaf transformation process could save the plant biologist some time&hel...

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Regenerative Medicine - Stem Autologous REGENERATIVE MEDICINE - STEM AUTOLOGOUS

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Jul 23, 2019

What the Difference is between Autologous and other Stem Cells by Dr Cecil Graham MD at Stamp Medical in Phoenix Arizona

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A Toolkit for Emerging Biotechs A TOOLKIT FOR EMERGING BIOTECHS

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Jul 23, 2019

Emerging biotechs are a force to be reckoned with. In 2018, approximately 70% of clinical pipelines belonged to emerging biotechs, who were also responsible for nearly 64% of new active substances approved by the FDA. In other words, 38 out of 59 approved therapies were patented by emerging biotechs...

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Regrowing Teeth REGROWING TEETH

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Jul 23, 2019

Scientists at TU Berlin are conducting research into the possibility of regrowing human teeth. Sharks don’t need to worry about losing teeth. If one falls out, another one will nearly always take its place. But what about people?

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DNA Microscopy Changes the Way Scientists Analyze DNA DNA MICROSCOPY CHANGES THE WAY SCIENTISTS ANALYZE DNA

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Jul 23, 2019

Scientific experiments rely on many different types of data in order to form and test questions about biology. Some of those experiments provide indirect evidence about what is occurring, however, microscopes have long been used to see things we cannot view with the naked eye. The first microscopes ...

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Gut Microbiome May Alter ALS Progression in Mice GUT MICROBIOME MAY ALTER ALS PROGRESSION IN MICE

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Jul 22, 2019

In 1993, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) was linked to a genetic mutation in the SOD1 gene. It was a landmark discovery, as were others like it at the time linking neurological diseases to heritable, genetic sources. For example, APO-E, the gene linked to Alzheimer’s disease, was discovere...

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Could a ‘Bio-Belt’ Boost the Economy of Rural America? COULD A ‘BIO-BELT’ BOOST THE ECONOMY OF RURAL AMERICA?

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Jul 22, 2019

For John Cumbers, chief executive officer of SynBioBeta, an innovation network of researchers, investors and engineers with a focus of using biology to develop a better world, turning rural America into a biotech hotbed may be an answer to kick start the local economies and advance new products that...

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The Top 3 Factors That Lead to Happiness at Work THE TOP 3 FACTORS THAT LEAD TO HAPPINESS AT WORK

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Jul 22, 2019

Have you ever wondered why some life science professionals seem very happy at work, and appear to love their jobs? At the same time, their co-workers in an identical position are miserable. What makes the happier employee different? Even though topics such as culture, engagement, and morale seem to ...

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DNA could store all of the worlds data in a single room DNA COULD STORE ALL OF THE WORLDS DATA IN A SINGLE ROOM

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Jul 21, 2019

DNA could store all of the world's data in one room. And as long as human societies are reading and writing DNA, they will be able to decode it. “DNA won't degrade over time like cassette tapes and CDs, and it won't become obsolete,” says Yaniv Erlich, a computer scientist at...

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Why some cancers receive more research funding WHY SOME CANCERS RECEIVE MORE RESEARCH FUNDING

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Jul 21, 2019

The researchers are quick to clarify their intentions with this investigation. "The goal of this study is not to divert funds away from cancers that are well-supported, but rather expand funding for other cancers that aren't getting enough support currently," said corresponding author ...

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Researchers Discover Two New Frog Species in Ecuador RESEARCHERS DISCOVER TWO NEW FROG SPECIES IN ECUADOR

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Jul 21, 2019

It seems like newly-discovered animal species are being described and named in scientific journals regularly. With that in mind, it shouldn’t come off as much of a surprise to anyone that researchers recently happened upon two frog species that are entirely ‘new to science’ while e...

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What Goes Into An HIV Vaccine Trial? WHAT GOES INTO AN HIV VACCINE TRIAL?

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Jul 19, 2019

Can you imagine a world free of HIV? Hanneke Schuitemaker, Ph.D., Vice President, Global Head of Viral Vaccine Discovery and Translational Medicine, Janssen Vaccines & Prevention B.V., can. She’s been working to help #makeHIVhistory for decades. Here, she shares her experience working on t...

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Small molecules 2.0: the bigger picture SMALL MOLECULES 2.0: THE BIGGER PICTURE

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Jul 18, 2019

The highest number of NCEs approved by the FDA…the fastest growing small molecule clinical pipeline reported in 20 years…the increasing numbers of small and virtual pharma taking their products further through clinical trials…these are exciting times for our industry.

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Latest Blood Cancer Research Updates - Voice of Biotecnika LATEST BLOOD CANCER RESEARCH UPDATES - VOICE OF BIOTECNIKA

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Jul 18, 2019

Blood Cancer is the abnormal or uncontrolled growth of blood cells. The most commonly diagnosed blood cancers are non-Hodgkin lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and multiple myeloma.

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Kronos Bio Snags $105 Million to Support Development of its Small Molecule Microarray Platform KRONOS BIO SNAGS $105 MILLION TO SUPPORT DEVELOPMENT OF ITS SMALL MOLECULE MICROARRAY PLATFORM

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Jul 18, 2019

A little more than a year after it launched, California-based Kronos Bio closed a $105 million Series A Preferred Stock financing to support the continued development of the company’s Small Molecule Microarray platform (SMM).

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36 Certified Great Places to Work By BioSpace Hotbed Regions 36 CERTIFIED GREAT PLACES TO WORK BY BIOSPACE HOTBED REGIONS

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Jul 18, 2019

Great Place to Work is an organization whose goal it is to assure that all people in the U.S. have a great place to work by 2030. They do this by conducting surveys and applying metrics to companies and their workplace cultures. Great Place to Work recently published its Great Place to Work Certific...

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How Harvest Quest Improves Biosolids Composting HOW HARVEST QUEST IMPROVES BIOSOLIDS COMPOSTING

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Jul 17, 2019

The MSAP® Method of composting was originally developed to mitigate odors at several biosolids composting facilities, which were being encroached upon by housing developments.

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Inovio, Amneal Slash Workforces as Both Companies Undergo Realignments INOVIO, AMNEAL SLASH WORKFORCES AS BOTH COMPANIES UNDERGO REALIGNMENTS

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Jul 17, 2019

Shares of Inovio Pharmaceuticals are down more than 10% in premarket trading after the company announced it will terminate 28% of its workforce as it aims its corporate strategy to focus on the commercial development of its late-stage human papillomavirus treatment.

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China Has Big Presence in Top 10 Biotech IPOs this Year CHINA HAS BIG PRESENCE IN TOP 10 BIOTECH IPOS THIS YEAR

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Jul 17, 2019

Last year, new rules went into effect on the Hong Kong stock exchange, which allowed companies that did not have a product on the market or generate revenue to list on the exchange. The primary classification for this is biotech companies, which typically don’t have products or revenue at the ...

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Gilead CSO, Other Executives, Departing Company as CEO Continues to Reshape C-Suite GILEAD CSO, OTHER EXECUTIVES, DEPARTING COMPANY AS CEO CONTINUES TO RESHAPE C-SUITE

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Jul 17, 2019

Gilead Sciences is seeing a significant change in its executive leadership team as multiple longtime employees are heading out the door as new Chief Executive Officer Daniel O’Day continues to shape the lineup of his lieutenants.

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Release of Federal Database Reveals 76 Billion Opioid Pills Were Sold in the U.S. From 2006-2012 RELEASE OF FEDERAL DATABASE REVEALS 76 BILLION OPIOID PILLS WERE SOLD IN THE U.S. FROM 2006-2012

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Jul 17, 2019

From 2006 to 2012 more than 76 billion opioid pain pills were sold in the United States, with three pharmaceutical manufacturing companies behind 88 percent of those, according to an analysis of a federal database maintained by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.

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Cyber-threats on biotechnology: how to protect intellectual property? CYBER-THREATS ON BIOTECHNOLOGY: HOW TO PROTECT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY?

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Jul 16, 2019

Nevertheless, in recent years, a new topic of reflection is becoming increasingly important in this sector: how to protect its intellectual property from cyber threats? Data leak, cyber espionage, "hacktivism" .... Biotechnology players are particularly vulnerable to cyber risks. The cyber...

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Stem Cell Therapy and Its Proliferating Market STEM CELL THERAPY AND ITS PROLIFERATING MARKET

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Jul 16, 2019

Stem cells are characterized as totipotent progenitor cells that can differentiate between themselves and their lines. Stem cells survive well and show stable division in culture, making them ideal targets for in vitro manipulation. The capacity of tissue stem cells to incorporate under control of t...

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Genetic Technology GENETIC TECHNOLOGY

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Jul 16, 2019

We have just begun to scratch the surface of linking genes to specific genetic diseases. We’re starting to see drugs be approved to treat these rare and unusual diseases based on the genetics involved, and at Alger we have invested up and down the entire genomics food chain.

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Genetically Modified Babies GENETICALLY MODIFIED BABIES

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Jul 16, 2019

Do not worry about GM food. The next big boy must be a general manager.

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Scientists Identify Differences Between Relapsing/Remitting and Progressive Multiple Sclerosis SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN RELAPSING/REMITTING AND PROGRESSIVE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

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Jul 16, 2019

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an often-disabling disease of the central nervous system caused by damage to the myelin coating around the nerves. The disease is quite variable, but falls into two broad types, relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS), in which patients often go into clinical remission, and progress...

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Selectively Targeting Cancerous T-Cells Using CAR-T Therapy SELECTIVELY TARGETING CANCEROUS T-CELLS USING CAR-T THERAPY

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Jul 16, 2019

One type of T-cell cancer is T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-cell ALL), which is a less common form of ALL where the cancerous cells are precursor T-cells. T-cell ALL accounts for about 15-25 percent of all types of ALL and only 1 percent of all lymphomas (cancer of the lymphatic system, incl...

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New Hope for Rare Mitochondrial Diseases NEW HOPE FOR RARE MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASES

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Jul 16, 2019

Mitochondria are the energy producers in the body. They are inherited from the mothers, and the mitochondria themselves contain their own DNA, which encode for 37 genes. The bulk of the 1500 mitochondrial proteins, however, are encoded by the nuclear DNA.

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What colours should you use for your biotech company’s branding? WHAT COLOURS SHOULD YOU USE FOR YOUR BIOTECH COMPANY’S BRANDING?

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Jul 16, 2019

Colour theory starts with the colour wheel which was invented by Isaac Newton1666. It’s kind of what it sounds like, a wheel of colour but what you can do with this wheel is both an art and a science and can be used to find out what colours work well together. Understanding what colours work w...

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Glioblastoma on a Chip GLIOBLASTOMA ON A CHIP

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Jul 15, 2019

Researchers use 3-D printing technology to construct a brain cancer model that accurately recapitulated in vivo biology and predicted patient drug responses.

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How the Microbiome Influences Drug Action HOW THE MICROBIOME INFLUENCES DRUG ACTION

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Jul 15, 2019

Through their effects on metabolism and immunity, bacteria in the gut affect whether medications will be effective for a given patient.

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Bio-Inert HPLC Analysis of Nucleotides BIO-INERT HPLC ANALYSIS OF NUCLEOTIDES

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Jul 15, 2019

Phosphorylated compounds such as nucleotides are known to interact with stainless steel components leading to recovery issues in HPLC and LC/MS. This Application Note describes the analysis of nucleotides using the Agilent 1260 Infinity II Bio-Inert LC System and a PEEK-lined Agilent InfinityLab Por...

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N-of-1 Trials Take on Challenges in Health Care N-OF-1 TRIALS TAKE ON CHALLENGES IN HEALTH CARE

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Jul 15, 2019

From personalizing clinical practice to aiding biomedical research, individualized clinical trials have been heralded as a solution to several problems plaguing modern medicine. But they’ve yet to be widely adopted.

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Gut Microbes Change How Well Drugs Work GUT MICROBES CHANGE HOW WELL DRUGS WORK

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Jul 15, 2019

Gut bacteria harbor enzymes and pump out other molecules that can influence how medications are activated or broken down. One example is the Parkinson’s drug levodopa (L-dopa), for which studies have suggested these interactions help explain differences in efficacy among individuals.

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Stem Cell Informational video STEM CELL INFORMATIONAL VIDEO

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Jul 15, 2019

Stem Cells treat common conditions in the United States and is finally becoming part of routine treatment protocols as we continue to show compelling outcomes for people suffering from a wide variety of conditions.

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Biotech: What Was Your Best Career Move? BIOTECH: WHAT WAS YOUR BEST CAREER MOVE?

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Jul 15, 2019

Labiotech.eu is the leading digital media covering the European Biotech industry. Over 150,000 monthly visitors use it to keep an eye on the business and innovations in biotechnology.

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Compete Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem to want ultra-personalized attention on every chann...

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Forrester Total Economic Report Shows a 405% ROI on 6sense FORRESTER TOTAL ECONOMIC REPORT SHOWS A 405% ROI ON 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

Calculating ROI has become a requirement for any corporate investment, across all business functions. Gone are the days when B2B marketers could attribute their spend to “branding.” Today, they’re being forced to provide concrete spend-to-revenue analysis to justify their investmen...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent data that can show you where the account is in th...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical new way customers engage and buy today by collecti...

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Genetics - 1.6 - Coding for proteins GENETICS - 1.6 - CODING FOR PROTEINS

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Jul 15, 2019

A gene can be defined as the region of DNA (or RNA in case of virus) that controls a discrete hereditary characteristic, usually corresponding to a single protein or RNA. This includes the entire functional unit, encompassing coding (exons) and noncoding sequences (introns and regulatory sequences)....

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Digital DNA Detection DIGITAL DNA DETECTION

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Jul 15, 2019

Searching a sample of DNA for a particular sequence—be it a mutation, a researcher-inserted transgene, or evidence of an infecting organism—is a common practice in many molecular biology and diagnostic laboratories around the world. Often, such searches take the form of target amplificat...

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J and J gears up for a clinical test of HIV vaccine efficacy J AND J GEARS UP FOR A CLINICAL TEST OF HIV VACCINE EFFICACY

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Jul 15, 2019

Johnson and Johnson is gearing up to test a HIV vaccine in a 3,800 person clinical trial. The preparations follow animal studies that showed the vaccine offered better protection than earlier attempts to confer immunity to the virus. Efforts to develop HIV vaccines began in the early years of the HI...

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AbbVie jumps into STING cancer work with Mavupharma buy ABBVIE JUMPS INTO STING CANCER WORK WITH MAVUPHARMA BUY

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Jul 15, 2019

Boehringer Ingelheim signed a deal to buy out a small, private immuno-oncology player this morning, and AbbVie’s been at it, too, inking a deal to snap up Mavupharma. The company is a little-known, Seattle-based outfit working on STING, a relatively new and typically trendy target for some bio...

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Gene Drive GENE DRIVE

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Jul 14, 2019

A powerful gene-editing technology is the biggest game changer to hit biology since PCR. But with its huge potential come pressing concerns.

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Making strains | creating genetics MAKING STRAINS | CREATING GENETICS

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Jul 14, 2019

Here are some new strains. Now moving forward, I’ll only be growing what I created with the exception of tester genetics and certified cuts from quality companies. I’ll be releasing these strains as soon as I accumulate more data from my beta testers.

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The Arctic Apple- Genetically Modified for your Enjoyment THE ARCTIC APPLE- GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT

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Jul 12, 2019

Browning contributes to food waste by causing unappealing bruising on perfectly edible apples.  Food waste, especially for fruits and vegetables, is a major problem worldwide. Nearly half of the produce that is grown in the United States is thrown away, and the UK supermarket Tesco estimates th...

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Hematopoietic Stem Cells HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS

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Jul 12, 2019

An immature cell that can develop into all types of blood cells, including white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets. Hematopoietic stem cells are found in the peripheral blood and the bone marrow. Also called blood stem cell.

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Synthetic Stem Cells Market Will Grow Over USD 42 million by 2025 SYNTHETIC STEM CELLS MARKET WILL GROW OVER USD 42 MILLION BY 2025

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Jul 12, 2019

The synthetic stem cells are very fragile and need careful storage, typing, and characterization before use. The synthetic stem cells operate in a very similar way to that of deactivated vaccines. The membranes of the synthetic stem cells let them bypass the immune response. Nevertheless, synthetic ...

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Top tips for working with embryonic stem cells TOP TIPS FOR WORKING WITH EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS

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Jul 11, 2019

How can you source high-quality embryonic stem cells (ESCs)? How can you get the most out of your ESCs? In this infographic, experts from Takara Bio share their top tips on working with embryonic stem cells and reaching your research goals.

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Biotechnology: Artificial Embryo Testing | A-level Biology | OCR, AQA, Edexcel BIOTECHNOLOGY: ARTIFICIAL EMBRYO TESTING | A-LEVEL BIOLOGY | OCR, AQA, EDEXCEL

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Jul 11, 2019

SnapRevise is the UK’s leading A-level and GCSE revision & exam preparation resource offering comprehensive video courses created by A* Oxbridge tutors. Our courses are designed around the OCR, AQA, SNAB, Edexcel B, WJEC, CIE and IAL exam boards, concisely covering all the important concep...

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Fighting Cancer with Next-Gen Cell Engineering FIGHTING CANCER WITH NEXT-GEN CELL ENGINEERING

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Jul 11, 2019

Researchers continue to make progress with cancer immunotherapy, a type of treatment that harnesses the bodys own immune cells to attack cancer. But Kole Roybal wants to help move the field further ahead by engineering patients’ immune cells to detect an even broader range of cancers and then ...

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In focus: embryonic stem cells IN FOCUS: EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS

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Jul 11, 2019

Why are embryonic stem cells so popular? What is left for them to teach us? Will there always be a need for them in research, clinical trials and clinical application? Find out this and more as RegMedNet puts embryonic stem cells in focus.

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How COMAND Builds a Better Lawn. HOW COMAND BUILDS A BETTER LAWN.

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Jul 10, 2019

COMAND speeds the conversion of thatch to humus and humic compounds that provide all sorts of practical benefits. Restores Soil. Structure.

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How COMAND Builds a Better Lawn HOW COMAND BUILDS A BETTER LAWN

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Jul 10, 2019

Using COMAND, instead of just fertilizer, has some very powerful benefits. SAVE WATER. COMAND increases the moisture retention of your soil, which means you don't need to water as often even during hot and dry conditions.

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Space moss, stem cells and more are on their way to the ISS SPACE MOSS, STEM CELLS AND MORE ARE ON THEIR WAY TO THE ISS

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Jul 10, 2019

The International Space Station is such a unique and important test bed that practically every spacecraft that docks with it carries new experiments for the crew to run. This month’s mission is no different, bringing biological tests that could be important for long-distance space travel ...

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Taking your viral vector manufacturing to commercial scale TAKING YOUR VIRAL VECTOR MANUFACTURING TO COMMERCIAL SCALE

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Jul 10, 2019

The last 4 years have seen an increased number of clinical studies in both cell and gene therapies, carrying high hopes.

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How to Produce & Regulate Lab-Grown Meat HOW TO PRODUCE & REGULATE LAB-GROWN MEAT

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Jul 09, 2019

There’s a revolution underway in the science and production of meat. Imagine a future where beef, poultry, and pork are no longer grown on farms and ranches, but cultivated in bioreactors. Multinational food players, such as Cargill and Tyson, and business tycoons, like Bill Gates and Richard ...

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Advanced Models and Novel I/O Technologies for Preclinical PDAC Research ADVANCED MODELS AND NOVEL I/O TECHNOLOGIES FOR PRECLINICAL PDAC RESEARCH

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Jul 09, 2019

This White Paper presents orthotopic tumor homografts as a clinically-relevant pancreatic cancer preclinical model, which more accurately replicates the TME in vivo. These immunocompetent models allow advanced assessment of novel agents targeting the disease, including immunotherapies.

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E-Cigarettes Damage Brain Stem Cells E-CIGARETTES DAMAGE BRAIN STEM CELLS

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Jul 09, 2019

A research team has found that electronic cigarettes, often targeted to youth and pregnant women, produce a stress response in neural stem cells, which are critical cells in the brain.

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DNA Technology: Gene Therapy | A-level Biology | OCR, AQA, Edexcel DNA TECHNOLOGY: GENE THERAPY | A-LEVEL BIOLOGY | OCR, AQA, EDEXCEL

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Jul 09, 2019

SnapRevise is the UK’s leading A-level and GCSE revision & exam preparation resource offering comprehensive video courses created by A* Oxbridge tutors. Our courses are designed around the OCR, AQA, SNAB, Edexcel B, WJEC, CIE and IAL exam boards, concisely covering all the important concep...

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About Cyanophycin ABOUT CYANOPHYCIN

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Jul 09, 2019

This video explains Cyanophycin and the way it is used in the European research project "Sustainable Co-Production".

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SynbiTECH unplugged: an interview with Professors Kitney and Freemont SYNBITECH UNPLUGGED: AN INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSORS KITNEY AND FREEMONT

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Jul 08, 2019

Professor Richard Kitney is co-Director of the UK National Industrial Translation Centre for Synthetic Biology (SynbiCITE) and co-Founder and co-Director of the EPSRC National Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation (CSynBI). He is Professor of BioMedical Systems Engineering at Imperial College ...

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Blood Test Predicts Premature Births BLOOD TEST PREDICTS PREMATURE BIRTHS

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Jul 08, 2019

March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center Stanford University led a study into a blood test to predict premature birth.

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Transforming the future of medical shipments TRANSFORMING THE FUTURE OF MEDICAL SHIPMENTS

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Jul 08, 2019

The cell and gene therapy space is a rapidly emerging medical market that is driving an increased number of health care shipments around the world. Given the extreme sensitivity of these shipments, transporting treatments from labs to patients has historically been a difficult task—until now. ...

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What is Bio-Information Technology WHAT IS BIO-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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Jul 08, 2019

Bioinformatics is the application of information technology to the study of living things, usually at the molecular level. Bioinformatics involves the use of computers to collect, organize and use biological information to answer questions in fields like evolutionary biology.

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SiriusDecisions B-to-B Fundamentals with Elisabeth Medaris SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B FUNDAMENTALS WITH ELISABETH MEDARIS

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Jul 08, 2019

At SiriusDecisions, we’ve created a b-to-b fundamentals course to help you build a strong foundation of knowledge and develop meaningful, ongoing relationships with customers.

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision process framework for consumer buying in his book ...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected value. However, the subscription-based business mode...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Marketing Automation Study Infographic THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B MARKETING AUTOMATION STUDY INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 08, 2019

Does the organization have a valid and agreed-upon process of what its revenue engine looks like?  Is the marketing function speaking the same language as the sales team? Or are they focusing only on the lead when sales is more interested in pre-qualified, early-stage opportunities? How can sal...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless customer experience they enjoy as consumers. Second, th...

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STEMSON THERAPEUTICS STEM CELLS FOR HAIR GROWTH! STEMSON THERAPEUTICS STEM CELLS FOR HAIR GROWTH!

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Jul 06, 2019

Stemson therapeutics is in the works for finding a solution to create unlimited supply of donor hair by creating hair-inducing derma papilla cells using induced pluripotent stem cells.

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IMViC tests IMVIC TESTS

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Jul 05, 2019

The Enterobacteriaceae is a family of non-spore-forming Gram-negative bacilli. They are widely distributed in soil, water and plants. The bacteria belonging to this family are normally present in the gastrointestinal tract of humans and animals and are among the most significant pathogens. The famil...

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Bioventix (BVXP) BIOVENTIX (BVXP)

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Jul 05, 2019

A stock that I have been following for a while now is growth AIM small-cap stock Bioventix, who specialise in sheep antibodies and currently have a market cap of £191 million. The shares currently trade at over £38, which appears expensive at first glance. However, the company has perfor...

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Evolution of CAR-T Cell Therapy and Future Directions EVOLUTION OF CAR-T CELL THERAPY AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS

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Jul 05, 2019

James Heath, PhD., is president and professor at the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle. He also has the position of Professor of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology at UCLA, and he has directed the NCI-funded NSB Cancer Center since 2005. The Heath group works on translating P4 medicine from b...

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Drones Land in the Cell and Gene Therapy Space DRONES LAND IN THE CELL AND GENE THERAPY SPACE

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Jul 05, 2019

Cell and gene therapies could be flying high soon, joining the medical supplies, whole blood products, and even organs being transported by drones. In collaboration with RPS Aerospace, the Italy-based biotech company Anemocyte developed a remotely piloted drone system to securely transport final cel...

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What is Meiosis ? Cell Division | Genetics | Biotechnology WHAT IS MEIOSIS ? CELL DIVISION | GENETICS | BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Jul 05, 2019

Meiosis is a process of cell division in which a cell undergoes cell division twice to form 4 daughter cells.

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Spinach supplement may increase muscle strength SPINACH SUPPLEMENT MAY INCREASE MUSCLE STRENGTH

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Jul 05, 2019

New research has examined the potential of spinach extract as an enhancer of athletic performance. The active compound in spinach extract significantly improves muscle strength, leading the study authors to recommend banning the supplement in sports. Rich in calcium, magnesium, and iron, some people...

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Adult Stem Cells Could Pave the Way for New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment ADULT STEM CELLS COULD PAVE THE WAY FOR NEW TYPE 1 DIABETES TREATMENT

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Jul 04, 2019

Stem cells provided by young embryos could be coaxed into becoming a diversified range of specialized cells to regenerate and repair various body parts. Therapies based upon these stem cells have for a long while been considered for treating diabetes, but have been kept back by ethical and medical p...

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5 Special Considerations for Live Cell Imaging 5 SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR LIVE CELL IMAGING

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Jul 04, 2019

Live cell imaging is advantageous for research were you may be worried about artifacts of fixation or when you want to measure a phenomenon over time. Live cell imaging is more difficult to achieve than fixed samples because we need to keep the cells live AND happy along with obtaining the images we...

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Beaver Feces Inspire a Way to Convert Type A to Type O Human Blood BEAVER FECES INSPIRE A WAY TO CONVERT TYPE A TO TYPE O HUMAN BLOOD

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Jul 04, 2019

Summarize the findings of an interesting new paper, enabling busy health care professionals to stay on top of the literature. I knew immediately the importance of an assignment from a few weeks ago – a team from the University of British Columbia had found a way to convert type A blood to type...

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Is fungal or animal protein better for building muscle? IS FUNGAL OR ANIMAL PROTEIN BETTER FOR BUILDING MUSCLE?

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Jul 04, 2019

As more and more people are turning away from meat in favor of plant-based and meat replacement products, scientists are asking more questions about how protein sources differ from one another. New research looks at whether animal or fungus-derived protein is better for building muscle mass.

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How a unique gene mutation may drive autism HOW A UNIQUE GENE MUTATION MAY DRIVE AUTISM

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Jul 04, 2019

Which factors drive autism? This is a question to which researchers still have no answer. Now, a new study conducted in mice and assessing data from humans suggests that a unique genetic mutation may play a key role in early brain development, contributing to autism.

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Programming bacteria to fight cancer PROGRAMMING BACTERIA TO FIGHT CANCER

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Jul 04, 2019

The ability to program living cells to behave in specific ways under certain conditions is creating new opportunities in medicine. A recent mouse study in which researchers programmed bacteria to help fight cancer is an example. Some tumors thrive and spread because their cells send out a "don&...

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Stem Cell Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis STEM CELL THERAPY FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

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Jul 04, 2019

Stem cell therapy may soon become a go-to treatment option for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and similar autoimmune conditions.

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A 3-point check to simplify liquid handling syringe pump maintenance A 3-POINT CHECK TO SIMPLIFY LIQUID HANDLING SYRINGE PUMP MAINTENANCE

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Jul 04, 2019

The syringe pump is the workhorse of any automated liquid handling instrument. A single syringe pump may complete one cycle every second, and as many as 4 million cycles in its lifetime. Keeping your pump syringes and components in top condition will allow them to run smoothly and deliver their best...

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Live cell imaging: how to gain more control LIVE CELL IMAGING: HOW TO GAIN MORE CONTROL

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Jul 04, 2019

Live cell imaging is one of the most important techniques in the life sciences today. But behind every great imaging assay, pity the poor scientist grappling with the demands of biological variability and complex kinetic cell assays. Live cell experiments are often synonymous with unsociable working...

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Pumping up genomics: how to engineer better NGS sample prep systems PUMPING UP GENOMICS: HOW TO ENGINEER BETTER NGS SAMPLE PREP SYSTEMS

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Jul 04, 2019

With high-throughput genomics impacting every corner of biology, the demand for more efficient Next-generation sequencing (NGS) workflows is growing rapidly. Automating the process of NGS sample preparation is crucial to avoid inaccuracies due to human error, bottlenecks that delay sequencing result...

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Six reasons why customer service is make-or-break for your lab instruments business SIX REASONS WHY CUSTOMER SERVICE IS MAKE-OR-BREAK FOR YOUR LAB INSTRUMENTS BUSINESS

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Jul 04, 2019

Customer service has become a crucial battleground for all types of industries, including life science, medical diagnostics and pharma. A study by NewVoiceMedia1 revealed that customer service plays a significant part in overall customer experience, which is costing companies more than $75 billion a...

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Neurogenomics NEUROGENOMICS

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Jul 03, 2019

The last decade of the twentieth century saw the "Genomic Era" and "The Decade of the Brain" give birth to a novel research field that combines both neurobiology and genomic research: neurogenomics.

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Biotech to Celebrate America And Save the Planet BIOTECH TO CELEBRATE AMERICA AND SAVE THE PLANET

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Jul 03, 2019

This week, Americans across the country are hitting the road, securing their sparklers and lighting the grill to celebrate our nation’s 243rd birthday. Many Americans don’t know, however, that biotechnology will play a significant role in ensuring we can continue to celebrate the country...

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The Polyfunctional Strength Index: From Concept to Solution THE POLYFUNCTIONAL STRENGTH INDEX: FROM CONCEPT TO SOLUTION

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Jul 03, 2019

The success of cell-based immunotherapies is transforming precision medicine, even though the full clinical potential of these therapies has yet to be exploited. Cell therapies are highly complex, heterogeneous, edited living drugs making their behaviour tricky to characterize, predict and optimize....

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An Integrated Digital Vision for Biomanufacturing’s Future AN INTEGRATED DIGITAL VISION FOR BIOMANUFACTURING’S FUTURE

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Jul 03, 2019

The pharmaceutical market is changing rapidly thanks to the success of biologics and other cell and gene therapies. By 2016, biologics accounted for six of the top eight drugs by revenue, according to a study by Mordor Intelligence. The FDA, meanwhile, expects to be approving 10–20 new gene an...

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How to Relieve Knee Pain with Stem Cell Therapy HOW TO RELIEVE KNEE PAIN WITH STEM CELL THERAPY

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Jul 03, 2019

Meier Orthopedic Sports Medicine is a pioneer in the stem cell treatment field. Our patients have experienced great improvements after undergoing treatment with us. In this video we walk you through a full stem cell treatment video using adipose derived stem cells .

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Improving cancer surgery with new imaging probe IMPROVING CANCER SURGERY WITH NEW IMAGING PROBE

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Jul 03, 2019

A study led by researchers at RCSI’s Department of Chemistry has the potential to help surgeons more accurately remove tumours and detect cancer in lymph nodes during surgery. The research, led by RCSI Professor of Chemistry Donal O’Shea, has been published in Chemical Science.

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How computer science can improve learning in biology HOW COMPUTER SCIENCE CAN IMPROVE LEARNING IN BIOLOGY

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Jul 03, 2019

As digital technologies transform the world we live in, from the internet of things, artificial intelligence, and robotics to biotechnology, computer science fluency is now a fundamental skill for the next generation. In fact coding has become so critical that experts argue it could potentially beco...

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Imaging Orthotopic and Metastatic Preclinical Tumor Models IMAGING ORTHOTOPIC AND METASTATIC PRECLINICAL TUMOR MODELS

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Jul 02, 2019

Standard oncology tumor models are implanted subcutaneously. However, there are growing concerns around subcutaneous models and their predictive value due to the lack of an organ-specific tumor microenvironment (TME). This is particularly important for I/O studies, as immunotherapy response is heavi...

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Don’t Buy the Song and Dance on Stem Cell Storage in the U.S. DON’T BUY THE SONG AND DANCE ON STEM CELL STORAGE IN THE U.S.

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Jul 02, 2019

Fat and bone marrow both contain mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). These can be concentrated using both tissues through various lab processes. The process to isolate those cells from fat is illegal in the US without FDA approval. The process to isolate cells from bone marrow and use them in the same su...

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Making Mini-Brains from Stem Cells MAKING MINI-BRAINS FROM STEM CELLS

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Jul 02, 2019

The progress scientists have made in developing brain organoids from stem cells. They use human embryonic stem cells to culture neurons  brain cells. Just by culturing individual neurons together, they spontaneously formed networks and some three-dimensional tissue structure, forming into layer...

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CRISPR and LASER ART Eliminate HIV from Mice CRISPR AND LASER ART ELIMINATE HIV FROM MICE

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Jul 02, 2019

A cure for HIV has been one of the biggest challenges facing the scientific and medical communities for decades. The virus has managed to successfully evade almost every technique that has been thrown up against it. Not only can HIV mutate frequently—making new variants quickly and constantly,...

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7 WAYS TO PROMOTE STEM CELL PROLIFERATION 7 WAYS TO PROMOTE STEM CELL PROLIFERATION

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Jul 02, 2019

A stem cell must self-renew and be unspecialized, as well as be capable of dividing many times in the undifferentiated state. Stem cells are located throughout the body; however, they multiply more readily in the bone marrow (mesenchymal stem cells), brain (neural stem cells) and gut (intestinal muc...

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It’s Hard To Kill Blood Stem Cells-Now We Know Why IT’S HARD TO KILL BLOOD STEM CELLS-NOW WE KNOW WHY

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Jul 02, 2019

For most of their lives, our hematopoietic stem cells-which produce all of our blood and immune cells-are quiet and inactive. But they also are the toughest cells in the blood system, able to survive exposure to levels of radiation or viral infections that kill most other blood cells.

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A Bulwark against Trump A BULWARK AGAINST TRUMP'S STEM CELL BAN

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Jul 02, 2019

My commute begins each morning when I get on the N-line MUNI, one of San Franciscos oldest remaining streetcar lines that winds its way through the city's sleepy Outer Sunset district. A blur of pastel houses, dotted with restaurants, churches and Chinese supermarkets pass by the window until a ...

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Setting New Standards for CRO/CDMO Industry SETTING NEW STANDARDS FOR CRO/CDMO INDUSTRY

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Jul 01, 2019

Traditionally, U.S. life sciences contract organizations have focused on either research (CRO) or development and manufacturing (CDMO). Founded in 2009, LakePharma is defying tradition and has evolved into the first U.S.-based, full-scale CRDMO to provide an integrated suite of end-to-end services f...

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CRISPR-Accelerated Gene Drives Pump the Brakes CRISPR-ACCELERATED GENE DRIVES PUMP THE BRAKES

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Jul 01, 2019

When a mosquito bite threatens to transmit infection, induce disease, or even contribute to early death, as it often does in malaria-endemic areas of the world, prevention efforts are a critical public health measure. In the last decade, prevention efforts have incorporated innovations such as bette...

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Real-World Data in Gene Therapy Trials REAL-WORLD DATA IN GENE THERAPY TRIALS

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Jul 01, 2019

This white paper explores how the analysis of real-world data can provide insight and help overcome these challenges. It also discusses some of the limitations which reduce their acceptance by the regulatory authorities.

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Blender - Stem Cell Images in EEVEE for Blender 2.8 BLENDER - STEM CELL IMAGES IN EEVEE FOR BLENDER 2.8

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Jul 01, 2019

Model and render stem cells in eevee using Blender 2.8.

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Neurotechnology Holds Promise For Chronic Stroke Patients NEUROTECHNOLOGY HOLDS PROMISE FOR CHRONIC STROKE PATIENTS

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Jul 01, 2019

Neurotechnology-based therapies, including brain-machine interfaces, robotics, and brain stimulation among others, will lead to largest treatment effects and success if they are tailored to the needs of individual patients, and used in combination, say the authors from the Wyss Center for Bio and Ne...

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CRISPR-CAS9: Programming Your HealthGenetic engineering & the future of healthcare CRISPR-CAS9: PROGRAMMING YOUR HEALTHGENETIC ENGINEERING & THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE

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Jun 30, 2019

Genetic engineering is the deliberate modification, artificial manipulation, and recombination of the genetic material of an organism to change its characteristics. These techniques can be used as a therapy for certain diseases. This whitepaper will dive into the world of genetic engineering and its...

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Aussies Tackle Antibiotic Resistance AUSSIES TACKLE ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

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Jun 29, 2019

Antibiotic resistance occurs through the misuse or overuse of antibiotics in humans or animals. The World Health Organization (WHO) explains that it’s the bacteria that become antibiotic-resistant and not the humans or animals. This means that when antibiotics are used, they not only kill the ...

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Colony picking for microbiome studies COLONY PICKING FOR MICROBIOME STUDIES

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Jun 29, 2019

The microbiome is the collection of organisms within a particular environment, which constitutes a vast ecosystem of commensal, symbiotic and pathogenic microorganisms. Such an ecosystem exists in our digestive system, composed of a collection of bacteria, yeast, fungi, viruses, and protozoans.

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Biotech Stocks Getting Ready To Explode BIOTECH STOCKS GETTING READY TO EXPLODE

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Jun 28, 2019

Biotech shares are up this year, as represented by the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index (IBB), which is the industry benchmark, and the S&P Select Biotechnology Index (XBI), after a sharp decline in 2018. This is a welcome respite for biotech investors.

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Researchers Explore Use Of New Materials To Create More Efficient Solar Cells RESEARCHERS EXPLORE USE OF NEW MATERIALS TO CREATE MORE EFFICIENT SOLAR CELLS

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Jun 28, 2019

A team of Florida State University researchers is pioneering innovative ways for solar cells to absorb and use infrared light, a portion of the solar spectrum that is typically unavailable for solar cell technology. Typically, these devices have used metal-organic molecules or semiconductor nanocrys...

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Technology Allows Researchers To See Patients Real-Time Pain While In The Clinic TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS RESEARCHERS TO SEE PATIENTS REAL-TIME PAIN WHILE IN THE CLINIC

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Jun 28, 2019

The portable CLARAi (clinical augmented reality and artificial intelligence) platform combines visualization with brain data using neuroimaging to navigate through a patient’s brain while they’re in the chair. For this reason, University of Michigan researchers have developed a technolog...

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Restore PDX - Stem Cell Therapy RESTORE PDX - STEM CELL THERAPY

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Jun 28, 2019

Stem cell therapy is one of the fastest-growing and most attention-grabbing procedures in the world of regenerative medicine. This revolutionary procedure uses adult stem cells, which can be found throughout the body, to promote healing and drive recovery. While the procedure holds great promise, th...

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Genetically Engineered Biomaterials: Using Science to Mimic Nature GENETICALLY ENGINEERED BIOMATERIALS: USING SCIENCE TO MIMIC NATURE

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Jun 27, 2019

Biomaterials are naturally occurring materials, derived either from plants or animals. Due to their superior properties, these materials find uses in many industries. Synthetic biologists are constantly researching ways to mimic these materials as well as ways to improve on them. In this article, we...

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A Completely New Way to Picture DNA in Cells A COMPLETELY NEW WAY TO PICTURE DNA IN CELLS

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Jun 27, 2019

Just how are things organized in a living cell? What’s next to what, in three dimensions? That is, of course, a really hard question to answer, but we’re going to have to be able to answer it in a lot of contexts (and at high resolution) if we’re ever going to understand what&rsquo...

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Greenwood: A Critical Medicare Policy Has Been Delayed. Let’s Use This Opportunity to Get It Right. GREENWOOD: A CRITICAL MEDICARE POLICY HAS BEEN DELAYED. LET’S USE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO GET IT RIGHT.

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Jun 27, 2019

In a piece for Morning Consult, BIO’s Jim Greenwood writes that while CAR-T cell therapies are changing the way we treat patients with some types of cancer, policies being considered in Washington could delay access to care for individuals covered under Medicare. “While CAR-T therapies r...

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How Blockchain Companies are Helping us Protect our Genomic Data HOW BLOCKCHAIN COMPANIES ARE HELPING US PROTECT OUR GENOMIC DATA

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Jun 26, 2019

Using genomic data and the blockchain network it is now possible to send anonymous genetic information around the world in the blink of an eye. Meet the companies that have sprung up over the last couple of years that want to help us protect and control our own genetic data. As the cost of sequencin...

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The Cannabis Journey from Seed to Experience THE CANNABIS JOURNEY FROM SEED TO EXPERIENCE

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Jun 26, 2019

The rapid development of the North American cannabis market has sparked a new industry, with innovation occurring at each level of the supply chain. From the seed in the ground to the customer enjoying a smooth smoking experience, the journey of the average cannabis product is elaborate, with differ...

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A Sustainable Movement to Curb Cancer in Africa A SUSTAINABLE MOVEMENT TO CURB CANCER IN AFRICA

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Jun 26, 2019

In just two years, BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH) has made significant progress in responding to the growing cancer crisis in Africa. Through their African Access Initiative (AAI), this nimble, Seattle-based non-profit has established partnerships with industry giants, Pfizer and Takeda Pharm...

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Maine Takes Big Step Towards Reducing Carbon Footprint and Creating Green Jobs MAINE TAKES BIG STEP TOWARDS REDUCING CARBON FOOTPRINT AND CREATING GREEN JOBS

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Jun 26, 2019

In case you missed it, the Maine State Senate last week unanimously passed legislation that will help foster the production of environmentally-friendly innovations like plant-based plastics, renewable chemicals, and biofuels as well as speed up Maine’s transformation to a 21st-century, bio-bas...

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ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Jun 26, 2019

Electronic Journal of Biotechnology is an international scientific electronic journal, which publishes papers from all areas related to Biotechnology. It covers from molecular biology and the chemistry of biological processes to aquatic and earth environmental aspects, computational applications, po...

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Ready to redefine your biomanufacturing strategy and shift to a more efficient way of biologics production? READY TO REDEFINE YOUR BIOMANUFACTURING STRATEGY AND SHIFT TO A MORE EFFICIENT WAY OF BIOLOGICS PRODUCTION?

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Jun 26, 2019

Single-use biomanufacturing is quickly becoming the gold standard for biologics development. Greater manufacturing efficiencies coupled with increases in product quality and lower manufacturing costs have led to its adoption among the industry.

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Basic Human Anatomy || Name of Human Organs || Animation || Biology BASIC HUMAN ANATOMY || NAME OF HUMAN ORGANS || ANIMATION || BIOLOGY

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Jun 26, 2019

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Uganda creates simple biosciences vocabulary to aid science communication UGANDA CREATES SIMPLE BIOSCIENCES VOCABULARY TO AID SCIENCE COMMUNICATION

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Jun 26, 2019

Uganda’s National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) has created a vocabulary of simplified scientific terms to improve communication about the biosciences. Working under the auspices of the Uganda Bioscience Information Center (UBIC), a NARO information hub of scientists and science jo...

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Advantage of antibody based selectivity in the purification of biologics ADVANTAGE OF ANTIBODY BASED SELECTIVITY IN THE PURIFICATION OF BIOLOGICS

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Jun 26, 2019

ADVANCES in biotherapeutics are generating an increasing range of complex molecules that present unique and often complex purification challenges.

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mRNA, tRNA, and rRNA function | Types of RNA MRNA, TRNA, AND RRNA FUNCTION | TYPES OF RNA

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Jun 26, 2019

Let’s start with mRNA or messenger RNA, so named because it acts as the messenger between DNA and protein production. And if you want to know the differences between RNA and DNA, I have a great video for that linked here and in the description.

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Are Contract Research Organizations the Place for Your Life Science Career? ARE CONTRACT RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS THE PLACE FOR YOUR LIFE SCIENCE CAREER?

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Jun 26, 2019

Contract research organizations (CROs) or contract research management organizations (CRMOs) may not seem as appealing as working in R&D for a big pharma company or being in on the ground floor of a biotech startup, but it can have a lot of advantages—including plenty of career opportuniti...

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FDA Issues Warnings to Companies Illegally Selling Drugs Containing Kratom FDA ISSUES WARNINGS TO COMPANIES ILLEGALLY SELLING DRUGS CONTAINING KRATOM

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Jun 26, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters to two companies for illegally selling unapproved drug products that contain kratom, an herbal extract that has not been approved for use in the U.S. The companies, Cali Botanicals of Folsom, Calif. and Kratom NC of Wilmington, N.C.,...

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The Benefits of Having a Sustainable Lab THE BENEFITS OF HAVING A SUSTAINABLE LAB

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Jun 25, 2019

Labs are facing increasing pressure to be more efficient, more cost-effective and get drugs to market faster. Combine this with a desire by consumers to align themselves with ‘green’ and eco-friendly suppliers, and it’s no surprise many pharmaceutical companies and university labs ...

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Can Algae Save the Planet CAN ALGAE SAVE THE PLANET

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Jun 25, 2019

The microscopic green plants cleaned up the earth's atmosphere millions of years ago and scientists hope they can do it now by helping remove greenhouse gases and create new oil reserves.

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Genomics GENOMICS

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Jun 25, 2019

The acquisition of the sequence is only the beginning. The sequence information provides a starting point from which the real research into the thousands of diseases that have a genetic basis can begin.

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Pintels for DNA Diagnostics PINTELS FOR DNA DIAGNOSTICS

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Jun 25, 2019

Innovations, Intellectual Property in Pintels DNA Diagnostics Analytics. Global DNA Diagnostics Innovations Diagnostics is important technology sector of life.

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Incorporating Real-World Evidence Within the Label of an FDA-Approved Drug INCORPORATING REAL-WORLD EVIDENCE WITHIN THE LABEL OF AN FDA-APPROVED DRUG

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Jun 25, 2019

In today’s increasingly connected world, health care researchers have access to previously unimaginable troves of data about the effects of healthcare interventions, including medicines. New technologies are allowing researchers to use so-called “big data” to investigate ways to be...

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The Bio-Based Economy: What’s Holding It Back? THE BIO-BASED ECONOMY: WHAT’S HOLDING IT BACK?

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Jun 25, 2019

Although pollution and climate change are ever increasing problems, breaking society’s addiction to fossil fuels is a daunting task. What are the main obstacles holding European biotechs back from building a more sustainable economy and how can we resolve them? Modern society’s dependenc...

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Pitch Nutreact biotechnology PITCH NUTREACT BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Jun 25, 2019

Pitch for green growers meeting 25-6-2019. Interested in this technology? You can read more about it at www.nutreact.com

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Organoids ORGANOIDS

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Jun 24, 2019

As part of our Spotlight on organoids, we carried out a survey to gain insights into how organoids are being used as a research tool in the lab, the challenges involved in organoid research and what researchers thought about the terms ‘mini-brains’ and ‘brains in a dish’. We ...

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Mesoblast’s Mesenchymal Precursor Cell (MPC) Therapy Receives Orphan Drug Designation MESOBLAST’S MESENCHYMAL PRECURSOR CELL (MPC) THERAPY RECEIVES ORPHAN DRUG DESIGNATION

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Jun 24, 2019

Mesoblast (ASX:MSB; Nasdaq: MESO) announced that the U.S. FDA granted the company’s product candidate, Revascor, Orphan Drug Designation for prevention of gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with left ventricular assist devices.

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Maccura H 2600-Automatic Coagulation Analyzer MACCURA H 2600-AUTOMATIC COAGULATION ANALYZER

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Jun 24, 2019

H 2600 Automatic Coagulation Analyzer adopts humanized design concept. Highly efficient and stable test performance can meet different requirements of clinical laboratories.

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2019 IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference Gets Underwhelmingly Underway 2019 IUFRO TREE BIOTECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE GETS UNDERWHELMINGLY UNDERWAY

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Jun 24, 2019

The opening of the 2019 IUFRO Tree Biotechnology conference was a bizzare mix.  It was part plea for help, part slick advertising campaign, part comedy routine and part old home reminiscing. The evening was emceed by a very nervous Ross Whetten, a Professor in the NCSU Department of Forestry an...

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Why Content for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) WHY CONTENT FOR SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

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Jun 24, 2019

If you’re in B2B marketing, I would challenge you to think outside the box and do things that no one else is doing. The higher you can stand, the smaller everyone else seems and the farther you can distance yourself from the competition to show: “Here’s exactly why you need to choo...

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Biggest B2B Marketing Challenges That We See Everyday as an Agency BIGGEST B2B MARKETING CHALLENGES THAT WE SEE EVERYDAY AS AN AGENCY

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Jun 24, 2019

One of the amazing blessings of getting to work at an agency is we get to see over 50 different companies and the challenges that they face. In today’s video, we’re going to talk about the biggest B2B marketing challenges that we see every day as an agency.

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DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

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Jun 24, 2019

We believe that data-driven marketing shouldn’t be confusing. Every company should know what works for their campaigns in order to make more ROI-driven decisions. At Directive, we not only craft customized campaigns for your unique marketing objectives - we exceed those objectives and truly re...

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Could the Breadcrumb Technique Help Boost Your Landing Page Conversions? COULD THE BREADCRUMB TECHNIQUE HELP BOOST YOUR LANDING PAGE CONVERSIONS?

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Jun 24, 2019

We’ve all heard the term “less is more”. And we’ve been told this applies for landing pages too. I.e. your forms should be short and only ask for only the bare minimum of required information if you want to convert. As an example, one of the main questions someone typically h...

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21 Ways to Triple Your B2B E-Commerce Conversions 21 WAYS TO TRIPLE YOUR B2B E-COMMERCE CONVERSIONS

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Jun 24, 2019

It takes thoughtful work to scale an e-commerce store. I’m sure you’ve had a few growing pains of your own getting to the point where you are today. However, you’re reading this because you may not be content with where your conversions are at this precise moment. You may not even ...

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How to Optimize Your Conversion Funnel, from ToFu to BoFu HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR CONVERSION FUNNEL, FROM TOFU TO BOFU

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Jun 24, 2019

No matter who your customer is or what you’re selling, it’s more likely than not that your customer will have to go through several steps before choosing to buy your product or service. Think about your own shopping habits: you don’t just buy the first thing you see. The first thin...

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Boosting R&D Productivity With Pooled CRISPR Screening BOOSTING R&D PRODUCTIVITY WITH POOLED CRISPR SCREENING

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Jun 23, 2019

Pooled screening is a valuable problem-solving and cost-reduction asset at a time when pressure to conduct focused, productive pharmaceutical R&D is more intense than ever. With the emergence of CRISPR gene-editing technology, pooled screens are becoming an essential component of drug discovery ...

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27-year-old Search Marketing CEO Lands 13-stop U.S. Speaking Tour 27-YEAR-OLD SEARCH MARKETING CEO LANDS 13-STOP U.S. SPEAKING TOUR

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Jun 23, 2019

Digital Summit, the largest conference series in the digital marketing industry, has invited Mehrguth to share his unique presentation, 5 Data-Validated Tactics to Increase the Experienced Marketer’s Qualified Lead Volume (…and 3 Tactics Guaranteed to Fail) with their audiences across t...

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Boosting Efficiency: Cell Culture Media Optimization BOOSTING EFFICIENCY: CELL CULTURE MEDIA OPTIMIZATION

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Jun 21, 2019

Increased competition, the diversification of biologic drug substances, and globalization of manufacturing have accentuated the need for processes that are not only compatible with modular, flexible, smaller plants but also carry reduced total costs. Continuous and intensified processing is an attra...

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How Single-Cell Technologies Are Transforming Genomics and Cloning HOW SINGLE-CELL TECHNOLOGIES ARE TRANSFORMING GENOMICS AND CLONING

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Jun 21, 2019

Single-cell omics has emerged as an exciting new technology allowing for unprecedented discovery in a variety of bio-related fields. However, while there are a slew of cutting-edge products for single-cell analysis, it has become painfully clear that cell sorting and single-cell isolation could bene...

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Lipid–peptide bioconjugation through pyridyl disulfde reaction chemistry and its application in cell targeting and drug delivery LIPID–PEPTIDE BIOCONJUGATION THROUGH PYRIDYL DISULFDE REACTION CHEMISTRY AND ITS APPLICATION IN CELL TARGETING AND DRUG DELIVERY

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Jun 21, 2019

The design of efficient drug delivery vectors requires versatile formulations able to simultaneously direct a multitude of molecular targets and to bypass the endosomal recycling pathway of cells.

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Seralini a no-show at Kenya agroecology conference SERALINI A NO-SHOW AT KENYA AGROECOLOGY CONFERENCE

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Jun 21, 2019

Prof. Gilles-Éric Séralini, whose since-discredited research contributed to Kenya’s 2012 decision to ban genetically modified organisms (GMOs), failed to attend an international agroecology conference in Nairobi this week to share his work. The French scientist, whose sensational...

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Plant-based Biologics Is Expected To Be The Next Major Commercial Development In The Field Of Biotechnology PLANT-BASED BIOLOGICS IS EXPECTED TO BE THE NEXT MAJOR COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE FIELD OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Jun 21, 2019

Rising demand for human biologics cannot be fulfilled by currently used mammalian cell culture production platforms, as these platforms are highly expensive and have limited scalability. However, recent developments in plant expression vectors, downstream processing, and glycoengineering have establ...

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How Biostimulants Can Improve Quality in Ornamentals HOW BIOSTIMULANTS CAN IMPROVE QUALITY IN ORNAMENTALS

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Jun 21, 2019

Chances are you’ve heard of biostimulants. This relatively new category of products has gotten a lot of attention from outdoor fruit and vegetable growers, but adoption in the greenhouse has been limited to this point. Here’s a look at how these products might fit in your greenhouse orna...

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Do schistosomes practice the art of host-manipulation? DO SCHISTOSOMES PRACTICE THE ART OF HOST-MANIPULATION?

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Jun 21, 2019

Do schistosomes manipulate snails? A recent study looks at the altered phototropic behaviour of infected snails and how this may be a deliberate strategy from the schistosomes themselves. Parasites manipulating host behaviour is not a new story. There are lots of examples of parasites and parasitoid...

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Ghana considers new rules to enhance its GMO regime GHANA CONSIDERS NEW RULES TO ENHANCE ITS GMO REGIME

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Jun 20, 2019

Ghana’s parliament is considering new regulations that will help facilitate its safe adoption of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The rules, which would ensure the safety of GMO foods and further refine regulatory procedures, received the endorsement of renowned physician Dr. Kwabena Fri...

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WHAT IS THE MS/MBA BIOTECHNOLOGY WHAT IS THE MS/MBA BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Jun 20, 2019

The advances in biotechnology over the past decade have been astounding. These new innovations have led to new therapeutics that will involve social, business, and political implications. Currently, there really isn’t a systematic way to train leaders in this field. Furthermore, these advances...

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How To Choose The Correct Antibody For Accurate Flow Cytometry Results HOW TO CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANTIBODY FOR ACCURATE FLOW CYTOMETRY RESULTS

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Jun 20, 2019

Next to the flow cytometer itself, the most important component of a flow cytometry experiment comes down to the antibodies. It is by using antibodies conjugated to fluorescent markers that we are able to identify our specific cells of interest and quantitate the amount of our target on the cell. Wh...

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Undocumented biodiversity of marine Oomycota is found in the Arctic UNDOCUMENTED BIODIVERSITY OF MARINE OOMYCOTA IS FOUND IN THE ARCTIC

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Jun 20, 2019

Oomycota are fungal-like organisms and notorious parasites of fish, crops, and algae. A new study published in IMA Fungus analyzed samples across the Arctic and found Oomycota sequences that comprised completely unknown branches of life. As the Arctic continues to warm, Oomycota might migrate into t...

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Fear of biotechnology threatens efforts to save Brazil’s pinto beans FEAR OF BIOTECHNOLOGY THREATENS EFFORTS TO SAVE BRAZIL’S PINTO BEANS

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Jun 20, 2019

The combination of rice and beans is the trademark of Brazilian cuisine, with the carioca type of brown beans accounting for 70 percent of the consumption of these legumes in the country.  It is a typical Brazilian staple: there is no import of carioca beans – only black beans are importe...

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KURNe #10, Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Biology, ASHBi (Long Ver) KURNE #10, INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCED STUDY OF HUMAN BIOLOGY, ASHBI (LONG VER)

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Jun 19, 2019

Episode ten of KyotoU Research News Express is out! Here's the extended interview with ASHBi director Dr. Mitinori Saitou whose mission is to investigate what makes us human as a biological entity

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Scientists have created a living material that has the three signs of life SCIENTISTS HAVE CREATED A LIVING MATERIAL THAT HAS THE THREE SIGNS OF LIFE

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Jun 19, 2019

The line between man made materials and living organisms is getting more blurred as time goes by, and it just even blurrier. And in an age when we are on the cusp of creating designer organisms with six and even eight base pair DNA, not just four like we puny humans have, researchers in the US have ...

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Top 10 gene therapy companies in 2019 TOP 10 GENE THERAPY COMPANIES IN 2019

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Jun 19, 2019

Gene therapy is one of the most cutting-edge medical technologies in 2019. Instead of tried and tested treatments like drugs or surgery, gene therapy, also known as genetic modification or gene editing, inserts sections of DNA into a patient’s cells to correct damaged or abnormal genes. Tackli...

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The microbes that live with us from cradle to grave THE MICROBES THAT LIVE WITH US FROM CRADLE TO GRAVE

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Jun 19, 2019

Inside your body there are trillions of microscopic organisms: bacteria, viruses, fungi and archaea - collectively known as the microbiota. Over the past decade, we’ve learnt that these communities help to shape our physiology and contribute to our wellbeing. But there are still many questions...

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How Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Companies Can Balance Cybersecurity With Efficient Data Sharing HOW PHARMACEUTICAL AND BIOTECHNOLOGY COMPANIES CAN BALANCE CYBERSECURITY WITH EFFICIENT DATA SHARING

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Jun 19, 2019

Pharmaceutical and biotechnology organizations bear the brunt of intellectual property theft, with the sector the number one target for cybercriminals, according to a study published by Deloitte. Recent headlines demonstrate that even the biggest names in the industry are not immune from the devasta...

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Entrada Therapeutics Appoints John F. Crowley to Board of Directors ENTRADA THERAPEUTICS APPOINTS JOHN F. CROWLEY TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Jun 19, 2019

Entrada Therapeutics, a biotechnology company dedicated to transforming the treatment of devastating diseases through the intracellular delivery of biologics, today announced the appointment of John F. Crowley as an independent board member to the Company's Board of Directors.

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Kymera Therapeutics to Present New Preclinical Data for its First-In-Class Oral IRAK4 Degrader in MYD88 KYMERA THERAPEUTICS TO PRESENT NEW PRECLINICAL DATA FOR ITS FIRST-IN-CLASS ORAL IRAK4 DEGRADER IN MYD88

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Jun 19, 2019

Kymera Therapeutics Inc., a biotechnology company pioneering targeted protein degradation to create breakthrough medicines for patients, will present new preclinical data demonstrating its first-in-class oral IRAK4 protein degraders cause tumor regression in MYD88-mutant B cell lymphoma. Data will b...

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Comet Therapeutics Earns $28.5 Million Series A with Sight Set on Metabolic Diseases COMET THERAPEUTICS EARNS $28.5 MILLION SERIES A WITH SIGHT SET ON METABOLIC DISEASES

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Jun 19, 2019

With $28.5 million in financing, Cambridge, Mass.-based Comet Therapeutics is emerging from stealth mode with a focus on developing a portfolio of drug candidates that centers around efforts to re-engineer CoEnzyme-A (CoA). Comet’s CoA platform has numerous potential applications including met...

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The Top 20 Industrial Biotechnology Companies in Europe THE TOP 20 INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY COMPANIES IN EUROPE

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Jun 19, 2019

Europe’s industrial biotechnology sector is driving a massive change from petrochemical processes to more sustainable alternatives. Here are the top industrial biotechnology companies in Europe making every industry greener. Industrial biotechnology draws from biology and the billions of years...

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New Executive Order to fast track agricultural technology applications NEW EXECUTIVE ORDER TO FAST TRACK AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS

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Jun 18, 2019

The reaction was somewhat muted to the new “regulatory framework” for agricultural biotechnology products announced last week by the White House and USDA. The big agriculture organizations and biotech industry did, of course, quickly praise President Trump’s new executive order.&nb...

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From Biotech Lab to Beauty Brand FROM BIOTECH LAB TO BEAUTY BRAND

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Jun 18, 2019

With a rich heritage in biotechnology, Algenist has been passionately dedicated to uncovering the limitless potential of algae to create clean and safe formulas that deliver visible results in 10 days.

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4 Things You Probably Don’t Know About GMOs, But Definitely Should 4 THINGS YOU PROBABLY DON’T KNOW ABOUT GMOS, BUT DEFINITELY SHOULD

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Jun 18, 2019

Last week, GMO Answers had a booth at Nutrition 2019, the annual scientific meeting of the American Society for Nutrition. We had a lot of great conversations with registered dietitians, academics, food scientists, and others interested in food and nutrition. Our booth has a banner that states, &ldq...

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Stem Cell Therapy for Autism - Reese STEM CELL THERAPY FOR AUTISM - REESE

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Jun 18, 2019

Diagrammatic representation of different stem cells and related sources for the treatment of autism and their mechanisms of action.

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Cell Membrane CELL MEMBRANE

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Jun 18, 2019

This video provides an overview of the cell membrane

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Break into the inner life science circle at BioPharm America BREAK INTO THE INNER LIFE SCIENCE CIRCLE AT BIOPHARM AMERICA

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Jun 17, 2019

The 12th annual BioPharm America conference, meeting September 11–12, 2019, is where startups receive the opportunity to build new relationships and engage with high-caliber strategic partners and investors.

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ADC Trigger Selective Cancer Cell Death ADC TRIGGER SELECTIVE CANCER CELL DEATH

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Jun 17, 2019

Chemotherapy has been used to treat cancer for almost 80 years now[1] and its side effects are well known and documented. One of the main limitations associated with standard chemotherapy is the unspecific killing of healthy cells (e.g. rapidly dividing cells in the bone marrow) which is associated ...

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5 Things to Know About Stem Cell Therapy & Traumatic Brain Injury 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT STEM CELL THERAPY & TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

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Jun 17, 2019

Traumatic brain injuries can be improved with adult stem cells as they can help remodel the scar within the brain and recruit new neurons to help with chronic pain.

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Your body vs. implants - Kaitlyn Sadtler YOUR BODY VS. IMPLANTS - KAITLYN SADTLER

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Jun 17, 2019

Why do medical implants like insulin pumps and prosthetic knees need replacement? Explore how the immune system fights implants and how new devices are trying to help.

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Stem cell therapy: The power to cure STEM CELL THERAPY: THE POWER TO CURE

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Jun 17, 2019

Stem cells are the powerhouse of our body; they help us enhance the process of healing: check out further how it is done.

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Pain - Testing drug efficacy PAIN - TESTING DRUG EFFICACY

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Jun 17, 2019

Discover the assay developped by Neuroservices-Alliance' platform Neuroservice to learn how we test compounds to accelerate your pain drug discovery programs.

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Blue-Ray Biotech TurboFuge Mircocentrifuge BLUE-RAY BIOTECH TURBOFUGE MIRCOCENTRIFUGE

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Jun 17, 2019

The TurboFuge is a compact microcentrifuge with 24-place capacity and a speed up to 21,400 x g that satisfies a wide range of applications. Many safety features ensure safe and reliable operation.

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Stem Cell Treatments For Lungs STEM CELL TREATMENTS FOR LUNGS

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Jun 15, 2019

Lung diseases can be debilitating, making both medical leaders and patients interested in exploring stem cell treatments for lungs. Find out what you need to know about stem cell therapy for lungs, including risks, benefits, clinical trial progress and more.

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Bluebird Bio Presents More Data on its $1.8 Million Gene Therapy Zynteglo BLUEBIRD BIO PRESENTS MORE DATA ON ITS $1.8 MILLION GENE THERAPY ZYNTEGLO

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Jun 14, 2019

Bluebird bio released updated results from three clinical trials of its LentiGlobin gene therapy for transfusion-dependent Beta-thalassemia (TDT) at the 24thEuropean Hematology Association (EHA) Congress being held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. On June 3, the European Commission (EC) granted bluebi...

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United Airlines Utilizes Biotechnology for Most Eco-Friendly Commercial Flight of its Kind UNITED AIRLINES UTILIZES BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR MOST ECO-FRIENDLY COMMERCIAL FLIGHT OF ITS KIND

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Jun 14, 2019

Last week on World Environment Day, United Airlines’ made history with the most eco-friendly commercial flight of its kind in the history of aviation. And to achieve this goal, the flight utilized biotechnology. The flight, deemed “Flight for the Planet,” traveled from Chicago O&rs...

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Horizons Biotech 2019 HORIZONS BIOTECH 2019

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Jun 14, 2019

Video report produced by S8 Bioengineering students at the Horizons Biotech / Medtech 2019 event. Event organized by Polytech Marseille, Grand Luminy Technopole and Centrale Marseille.

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French Biotech Raises €20M to Prevent Hearing Loss FRENCH BIOTECH RAISES €20M TO PREVENT HEARING LOSS

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Jun 14, 2019

The hearing loss biotech Sensorion has issued bonds to raise €20M, which it will use to fund the phase II development for first-in-class drugs treating hearing loss and severe vertigo. The money will pay for phase II trials of Sensorion’s two most advanced treatments, which are small mole...

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This Biotech Reduces Drug Side Effects Using Silica Gel Implants THIS BIOTECH REDUCES DRUG SIDE EFFECTS USING SILICA GEL IMPLANTS

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Jun 14, 2019

DelSiTech is a Finnish company developing injectable silica gel implants that release drugs slowly over time, causing fewer side effects and helping patients stick to their treatment regimen. One big problem in chronic disease such as HIV infection is that patients often fail to take daily medicatio...

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Chemical Technology and Biotechnology CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Jun 13, 2019

Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology (JCTB) is an international, inter-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal concerned with the application of scientific discoveries and advancements in chemical and biological technology that aim towards economically and environmentally sustainable industri...

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AI Helps Unravel Mystery of Neurological Disorders AI HELPS UNRAVEL MYSTERY OF NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS

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Jun 13, 2019

Neurological disorders are estimated to affect up to 1 billion people around the world—including nearly 100 million Americans—with roughly 7 million people dying of the maladies every year worldwide. The vast spectrum of more than 600 neurological disorders includes Alzheimer’s, Pa...

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EuropaBio 2018 - 2019 EUROPABIO 2018 - 2019

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Jun 13, 2019

Look back at an exciting year of biotechnology innovations in Europe with the EuropaBio Annual Report 2018 - 2019.

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Genotyping Tools Informing Pharmacogenomics GENOTYPING TOOLS INFORMING PHARMACOGENOMICS

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Jun 13, 2019

Understanding how a persons genetic makeup impacts their response to drugs, or pharmacogenomics, is just getting started. As genotyping gets less expensive, more information will be available on patients’ genes, and clinicians can use this to select the best treatments. Still, it’s not i...

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Executive Order on Agricultural Biotechnology Is an Important Step Forward EXECUTIVE ORDER ON AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY IS AN IMPORTANT STEP FORWARD

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Jun 12, 2019

During his June 11th visit to Iowa, President Donald Trump pledged to boost the ethanol industry and protect farmers. Specifically, the president lifted a summertime ban on E15 gasoline blends and then signed an executive order to streamline the process for approving products of agricultural biotech...

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Jun 12, 2019

Genetic interactions with UFO have identified a large, diverse class of genes required for flower formation in Arabidopsis.

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How many viruses are there? HOW MANY VIRUSES ARE THERE?

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Jun 12, 2019

Articles discussed on this Microbial Minutes, ASM's weekly update on what's hot in the microbial sciences.

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The Naked Scientist at #BIO2019 THE NAKED SCIENTIST AT #BIO2019

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Jun 11, 2019

Amidst all the hustle and bustle at BIO, amongst the standing room only packed crowds in the Super Sessions, and the illustrious Fireside Chats, you might have caught a glimpse of the man who calls himself The Naked Scientist.

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Jun 11, 2019

Flow cytometry and cell sorting are two distinct yet complementary techniques. Both rely on antibodies to detect specific cells within a heterogeneous population, but while flow cytometry measures the proportion of each cell type, cell sorting does more. Based on the cytometry measurements, cell sor...

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New Serum Treatment Available for RP Patients NEW SERUM TREATMENT AVAILABLE FOR RP PATIENTS

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Jun 11, 2019

New Serum Treatment Available for RP Patients While exciting advancements are being made on the gene therapy front that will help many RP patients in the years to come, proper intervention treatments that enable people suffering from RP to maintain visual function are vital for two reasons. First, t...

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Genetics 101 | Ambry Genetics GENETICS 101 | AMBRY GENETICS

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Jun 11, 2019

Genetics 101: Learn the basics of genetics and DNA and how they affect your overall health.

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Act now on CRISPR babies ACT NOW ON CRISPR BABIES

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Jun 11, 2019

A researcher steps forward and says he has plans to edit the genes of babies. He wants to alter a gene called CCR5 to protect children from HIV. He seems to have the skills, tools and position to do so — and he starts to tell other scientists about his plans.

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Jun 11, 2019

Acriva Trinova is the first and only sinusoidal trifocal IOL designed with Sinusoidal Vision Technology (SVT) that minimizes halo / glare complaints and provides the highest light transfer to the retina.

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Genetics: the leading factor causing gout GENETICS: THE LEADING FACTOR CAUSING GOUT

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Jun 11, 2019

There are many causes of gout such as congenital, inherited (localized), secondary hyperuricemia, etc., in which, the genetic factor (genetic) is the most common cause of gout.

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Exploring the Truth of Reimbursement Challenges for Cell and Gene Therapies. EXPLORING THE TRUTH OF REIMBURSEMENT CHALLENGES FOR CELL AND GENE THERAPIES.

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Jun 10, 2019

Trinity has worked with over a third of companies with cell and gene therapies (CGTs) on market or in Phase 3 clinical trials. Our work has supported business development, launch planning, evidence generation (HEOR, etc.), market access, pricing, and other critical commercial activities to support t...

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Increasing access to microfluidics for studying fungi and other branched biological structures INCREASING ACCESS TO MICROFLUIDICS FOR STUDYING FUNGI AND OTHER BRANCHED BIOLOGICAL STRUCTURES

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Jun 10, 2019

Microfluidic systems are well-suited for studying mixed biological communities for improving industrial processes of fermentation, biofuel production, and pharmaceutical production. The results of which have the potential to resolve the underlying mechanisms of growth and transport in these complex ...

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Advanced Therapies Apprenticeship Community explained ADVANCED THERAPIES APPRENTICESHIP COMMUNITY EXPLAINED

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Jun 10, 2019

Find out more about how and why our programmes have been created

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Transposon Day Quiz: 2019 TRANSPOSON DAY QUIZ: 2019

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Jun 10, 2019

This second Transposon Day, put your TE knowledge to the test with our quiz featuring common plants, insects, animals and some unique phenotypes resulting from transposon or retrotransposon insertions. Think you already know them all? Take the quiz and find out if you’re TErrifically knowledge...

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What are Monoclonal Antibodies | Biotechnology | General Medicine WHAT ARE MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES | BIOTECHNOLOGY | GENERAL MEDICINE

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Jun 09, 2019

Monoclonal antibodies are laboratory-produced antibodies designed to recognize and bind to specific receptors found on the surface of the cells. They are derived from natural antibodies, complex proteins derived from a single B cell made by the body’s immunological defense system to recognize ...

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How Biotech and Pharma Companies to Analytics to bring Insight and Efficiency to Every Aspect of Their Value Chains HOW BIOTECH AND PHARMA COMPANIES TO ANALYTICS TO BRING INSIGHT AND EFFICIENCY TO EVERY ASPECT OF THEIR VALUE CHAINS

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Jun 08, 2019

Operating in intensely competitive global markets, life sciences companies need powerful analytical solutions to accelerate drug development and optimize marketing and sales activities. See how MicroStrategy helps biotech and pharma companies use analytics to bring insight and efficiency to every as...

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The USA lags behind other large agricultural economies in banning harmful pesticides THE USA LAGS BEHIND OTHER LARGE AGRICULTURAL ECONOMIES IN BANNING HARMFUL PESTICIDES

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Jun 07, 2019

50 years ago the USA led the way in regulating pesticides, but research published today in Environmental Health finds that the country is still using many pesticides that are either banned or being phased out in the EU, China and Brazil. In this blog Nathan Donley, author of the research, tells us a...

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Research Roundup: Heart Disease Mutations, Depression and Huntington’s and More RESEARCH ROUNDUP: HEART DISEASE MUTATIONS, DEPRESSION AND HUNTINGTON’S AND MORE

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Jun 07, 2019

Researchers with the Gladstone Institutes and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have identified three genetic variations within a family that combined cause heart disease in several siblings at a very young age. The researchers first encountered the family when Deepak Srivastava, a card...

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BIO’s Competition for Biotech Start-ups BIO’S COMPETITION FOR BIOTECH START-UPS

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Jun 06, 2019

BIO’s Nareg Sagherian is joined by #BIO2019 Start-up Stadium judge Laurie Actman for a discussion about how companies are chosen for the competition and what criteria will set them apart.

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Future leaders in biotechnology FUTURE LEADERS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Jun 06, 2019

The BioGENEius Challenges provide high school students the opportunity to compete and be recognized for outstanding research in biotechnology. Joining us on the set of Good Day BIO at #BIO2019 are three contestants competing for a prize that could help shape their future.

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What’s driving China’s impressive level of biotech innovation? WHAT’S DRIVING CHINA’S IMPRESSIVE LEVEL OF BIOTECH INNOVATION?

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Jun 06, 2019

Wei (William) Cao from Gracell Biotechnologies Group, Ming Wang of Phanes Therapeutics, Zheng Wei from Connect Biopharma and Dajun Yang of Ascentage Pharma generously shared their expert views on the drivers for innovative therapeutics development in China.

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Inside BIO One-on-One Partnering INSIDE BIO ONE-ON-ONE PARTNERING

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Jun 06, 2019

BIO One-on-One Partnering™ is the most efficient way to do business in the biotech and pharma industry without traveling all over the world. BIO’s Willie Reaves provides an update from the #BIO2019 Convention floor with facts and figures from the event.

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4 Key Considerations for Designing Immuno-Oncology Trials 4 KEY CONSIDERATIONS FOR DESIGNING IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY TRIALS

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Jun 06, 2019

Over the last decade, immuno-oncology agents have been stealing the cancer therapeutic spotlight. About 940 clinical stage agents have been identified for more than 270 different targets, and at least 12 new immuno-oncology agents have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Toda...

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Sizable Layoffs Hit Four Life Science Companies SIZABLE LAYOFFS HIT FOUR LIFE SCIENCE COMPANIES

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Jun 06, 2019

Mid-year doldrums are hitting as multiple pharmaceutical and biotech companies have initiated layoffs across the United States. Last week, beleaguered Merrimack Pharmaceuticals announced it intended to lay off its entire staff, including its executive leadership, as the company is biding its time to...

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Why Scientists Are Researching How to Manipulate Memory WHY SCIENTISTS ARE RESEARCHING HOW TO MANIPULATE MEMORY

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Jun 06, 2019

The subject of memory has been a popular topic of both discussion and research for thousands of years, with a mountain of literature already written about it. This should come as no surprise considering the fact that memory is an integral part of being human. Without memory, we have no lasting conce...

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BioNJ white paper illustrates imbalance of costs for smaller, innovative companies BIONJ WHITE PAPER ILLUSTRATES IMBALANCE OF COSTS FOR SMALLER, INNOVATIVE COMPANIES

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Jun 05, 2019

The world’s largest biopharmaceutical companies, having a headquarters or significant presence in the Garden State, New Jersey’s life sciences ecosystem was responsible for more than 40% of all new novel FDA drug approvals over the last two years more than anyplace else in the world.

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Type 2 Diabetes and Management of Cardiovascular and Renal Comorbidities TYPE 2 DIABETES AND MANAGEMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR AND RENAL COMORBIDITIES

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Jun 05, 2019

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder affecting over 30 million Americans, most of whom (up to 95%) have a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D). T2D is characterized by resistance to insulin, inadequate insulin secretion, and excessive or inappropriate glucagon secretion leading to chronic...

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Ultrapure water for HPLC analysis ULTRAPURE WATER FOR HPLC ANALYSIS

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Jun 05, 2019

This whitepaper demonstrates the High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) separation and analysis technique and highlights the importance of using water of sufficient purity as an eluent and how the arium® pro VF system can facilitate this.

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Trump administration halts fetal-tissue research by government scientists TRUMP ADMINISTRATION HALTS FETAL-TISSUE RESEARCH BY GOVERNMENT SCIENTISTS

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Jun 05, 2019

US President Donald Trump’s administration is ending fetal-tissue research by government scientists and placing restrictions on academic researchers seeking grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for studies involving fetal tissue.

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Biotechnology for a bio-based economy BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR A BIO-BASED ECONOMY

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Jun 05, 2019

On World Environment Day, we look at what biotechnology can do to help reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and move towards a bio-based economy. Today is UN World Environment Day, a day for global citizens to increase awareness of and take action on the environmental issues facing us all. The 2019 t...

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Best Practices with an Agilent Parallel CE System BEST PRACTICES WITH AN AGILENT PARALLEL CE SYSTEM

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Jun 04, 2019

Quality control (QC) assessment is essential to the success of all nucleic acid workflows. Without performing reliable QC steps, the results of downstream applications can be
compromised, costing you precious time and resources.

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NGS technology: Trends and clinical applications NGS TECHNOLOGY: TRENDS AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS

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Jun 04, 2019

DNA sequencing using next-generation technologies has become established in several clinical areas over the past decade and is rapidly gaining popularity in many others. Reproductive health, oncology, Mendelian diseases, complex diseases, and infectious diseases are key areas where next-generation s...

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World Environment Day 2019 quiz WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2019 QUIZ

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Jun 04, 2019

Set up by the United Nations, World Environment Day aims to raise international awareness of environmental issues and encourage action to protect our world and environment. The theme for this year’s day is ‘Air Pollution’ with China acting as the host country for the official celeb...

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BiotechTown - Biotechnology and Life Sciences center BIOTECHTOWN - BIOTECHNOLOGY AND LIFE SCIENCES CENTER

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Jun 04, 2019

Created to connect companies, researchers and investors, BiotechTown is a private and integrated center that provides the needed environment and resources to develop innovative products and solutions in Biotechnology and Life Sciences. In addition to the office, laboratory and production structures,...

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It Starts With One: Christopher Marshall and Biotechnology in Early Philadelphia IT STARTS WITH ONE: CHRISTOPHER MARSHALL AND BIOTECHNOLOGY IN EARLY PHILADELPHIA

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Jun 03, 2019

Christopher Marshall was a busy man.
Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1709, Marshall studied in England before settling in America in the late 1720s.  (Going to America was against his parents’ express wishes, so its clear Marshall had an independent streak.)  By 1729 he had establi...

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Trap-And-Release Accelerates Study Of Swimming Ciliated Cells TRAP-AND-RELEASE ACCELERATES STUDY OF SWIMMING CILIATED CELLS

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Jun 03, 2019

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have been studying cilia for years to determine how their dysfunction leads to infertility and other conditions associated with cilia-related diseases. Now, they will be able to perform these studies more rapidly through a new method that uses sound ...

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PLANTS MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES PLANTS MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES

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Jun 02, 2019

Like animals, plants host communities of microbes that influence a wide variety of their biological processes. Recent surveys of the plant microbiome have begun to document which species are present—including not just bacteria, but fungi and microscopic eukaryotes as well—and how they af...

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A Guide to Current Therapies in Immuno-Oncology A GUIDE TO CURRENT THERAPIES IN IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY

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Jun 02, 2019

The global immuno-oncology market is expected to reach $128.3 billion by 2024. What breakthroughs have led to these incredible developments and where are we going? Take a ride on this amazing journey and download our beautiful white paper we created with the experts at Cisbio to discover the past an...

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Aegros Facility Launched in Jerusalem AEGROS FACILITY LAUNCHED IN JERUSALEM

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Jun 02, 2019

In recent news, an Australian biotechnology company, Aegros, launched their newest facility in Jerusalem last month and will begin work in the facility in May 2019.  Aegros is a Biomed company that provides therapeutic plasma products. Aegros signed a lease for a 9,000m2 Fractionation Facility ...

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Immunity Isn’t the Body’s Only Defense System IMMUNITY ISN’T THE BODY’S ONLY DEFENSE SYSTEM

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Jun 01, 2019

When we’re sick, we want to feel better—immediately. Our bodies set out to accomplish this goal by activating the immune system to vanquish the invader as quickly as possible. Vaccines help prepare the immune system for this fight, while antibiotics or antiviral drugs serve as its allies...

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Commensal Mimicry in Autoimmune Disease COMMENSAL MIMICRY IN AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

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Jun 01, 2019

Recent work indicates that antigens originating from the microbiome may look, from the perspective of immune cells, like proteins found in the human body, and may therefore trigger an autoimmune response. In several studies, researchers have found that the B and T cells that attack the body bind hum...

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Do Commensal Microbes Stoke the Fire of Autoimmunity? DO COMMENSAL MICROBES STOKE THE FIRE OF AUTOIMMUNITY?

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Jun 01, 2019

When immunologist Rachel Caspi began studying an inflammatory eye disease called autoimmune uveitis in the mid-1980s, she had to inoculate mice with a protein found in the mammalian retina to spark the disease. Injecting interphotoreceptor retinoid-binding protein (IRBP) along with an immune-stimula...

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Intracellular Magnetic Manipulations INTRACELLULAR MAGNETIC MANIPULATIONS

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Jun 01, 2019

Poking and prodding a cell’s innards can reveal a great deal about its properties and functions. But the tools available for such detailed manipulations have their limitations, being either invasive or insufficiently powerful. Noninvasive approaches such as optical or acoustic tweezers work we...

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Quantum Biology May Help Solve Some of Life’s Greatest Mysteries QUANTUM BIOLOGY MAY HELP SOLVE SOME OF LIFE’S GREATEST MYSTERIES

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Jun 01, 2019

In one of the University of Sheffield’s physics labs, a few hundred photosynthetic bacteria were nestled between two mirrors positioned less than a micrometer apart. Physicist David Coles and his colleagues were zapping the microbe-filled cavity with white light, which bounced around the cells...

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How Bacteria “Walk” Across a Surface HOW BACTERIA “WALK” ACROSS A SURFACE

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Jun 01, 2019

The molecular motors powering type IV pili are some of the strongest found in nature, generating large forces to retract the filaments from a surface, says Alexandre Persat, a biophysicist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne. “We were wondering how this is coordinated&mdas...

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Collaborative Research Initiative to Advance Innovation in Oncology COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH INITIATIVE TO ADVANCE INNOVATION IN ONCOLOGY

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May 31, 2019

Collaboration is core to our science and evident in everything we do – from the papers we publish, to the operational tone in our labs, to the partnerships we establish across industry and academia worldwide. And starting in 2019, AstraZeneca is doubling down on its commitment to collaboration...

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What is Bioengineering WHAT IS BIOENGINEERING

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May 30, 2019

Bioengineering is a discipline that applies engineering principles of design and analysis to biological systems and biomedical technologies.

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Addressing the challenges in biologics discovery with advanced flow cytometry ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES IN BIOLOGICS DISCOVERY WITH ADVANCED FLOW CYTOMETRY

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May 29, 2019

Biologics represent a growing class of drugs with indications in oncology, chronic inflammation, and autoimmune diseases. However, development and production of biopharmaceuticals is expensive, time consuming, and requires a great deal of expertise.

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Biotech innovation on display at ChinaBio 2019 BIOTECH INNOVATION ON DISPLAY AT CHINABIO 2019

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May 29, 2019

The high level of biotech innovation being produced by Chinese companies today was amply demonstrated at the recent ChinaBio Partnering Forum in Shanghai. The event attracts the country’s most innovative life sciences businesses, and I was delighted to join some of them when I moderated a pane...

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The Emerging Field of Exosome Research THE EMERGING FIELD OF EXOSOME RESEARCH

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May 28, 2019

Research on extracellular vesicles (EVs), particularly small EVs or exosomes, has been advancing rapidly. For years, scientists believed that exosomes were insignificant. Now it is widely acknowledged that they have an important role in mediating cell-cell communication through the transportation of...

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Industrial scale bioreactor INDUSTRIAL SCALE BIOREACTOR

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May 28, 2019

Bioreactors and fermenters can be delivered fully automated based on our Industrial Bioprocess Automation solutions. Our scope will include not only the bioreactor itself but also auxiliary systems (media preparation, sterile dosing, CIPs) that have to be integrated for a successful qualification an...

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What is a Biomedical Device? WHAT IS A BIOMEDICAL DEVICE?

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May 28, 2019

Medical devices are rapidly advancing from traditional hardware-based systems to include, or be, biological materials. In many cases these biomaterials are derived from an individuals's own cells. To recognize the convergence of bio-engineering and medical devices the term biomedical device is u...

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Agricultural Biotechnology AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

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May 25, 2019

All living organisms have the ability to improve themselves through natural means in order to adapt to changing environmental conditions. However, it takes hundreds of years before any detectable improvement is obtained. Man then learned how to domesticate and breed plants in order to develop crops ...

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Enemy or Valuable Ally? How Biotechs are Using Viruses for Good ENEMY OR VALUABLE ALLY? HOW BIOTECHS ARE USING VIRUSES FOR GOOD

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May 24, 2019

Taking advantage of the viral world’s expertise in manipulating life is opening new doors for the biotech industry. Once only seen as our enemies, viruses are fast becoming some of our most valuable allies.Viruses may not have the best public image, but to biotechnologists, there’s a lot...

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Danger Signs on Cancer Diagnostics You Should Know DANGER SIGNS ON CANCER DIAGNOSTICS YOU SHOULD KNOW

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May 24, 2019

Cancer always is a complicated question, and there are not any simple answers thus far. The sooner you catch cancer the more curable it is, but today the only method to receive tested is to visit the doctor, and several people don’t have enough time or money to go. By stage IV, the cancer has ...

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STRATEGIES FOR API SOLUBILITY AND BIOAVAILABILITY ENHANCEMENT STRATEGIES FOR API SOLUBILITY AND BIOAVAILABILITY ENHANCEMENT

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May 22, 2019

The landscape of today’s drug development industry looks far different than it did only a dec