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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…the...

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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 r...

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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 papilloma...

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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 typi...

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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 Enforcem...

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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...

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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 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 ...

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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 patie...

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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 a...

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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...

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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 wor...

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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 di...

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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 t...

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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 sp...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 nonco...

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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...

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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 devel...

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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 relat...

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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 ...

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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 thro...

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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 by...

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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 b...

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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...

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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...

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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, ...

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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...

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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 b...

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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 B...

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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 hi...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 va...

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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...

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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 custo...

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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 a...

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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 expensiv...

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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 H...

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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 pi...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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 Columb...

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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 p...

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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, contri...

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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 an...

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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...

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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 experi...

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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 hum...

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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, ...

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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...

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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 behav...

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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, meanwhil...

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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 deri...

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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,...

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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 cri...

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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 f...

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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 ...

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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 thre...

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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...

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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),...

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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 infection...

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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 an...

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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 pr...

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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 e...

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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, s...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 bac...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 rec...

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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 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) ...

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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 cove...

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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 cont...

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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 ...

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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 partners...

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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...

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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 env...

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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...

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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 advan...

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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...

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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 ...

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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-calle...

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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...

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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-bra...

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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,...

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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...

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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 ever...

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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 ob...

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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 exam...

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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 convers...

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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’...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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, downs...

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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 ho...

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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. Ther...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 q...

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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 Arcti...

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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 ...

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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 lik...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 nam...

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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 Co...

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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 regre...

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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...

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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 biotechn...

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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 prai...

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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 n...

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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 divid...

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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 a...

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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 J...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 i...

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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 eco...

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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 neu...

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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 s...

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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 proc...

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UFO Genetics 26 UFO GENETICS 26

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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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Flow Cytometry vs Cell Sorting FLOW CYTOMETRY VS CELL SORTING

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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 m...

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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 v...

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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 a...

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Acriva Trinova, World ACRIVA TRINOVA, WORLD'S FIRST AND ONLY SINUSOIDAL TRIFOCAL INTRAOCULAR LENS

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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...

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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 me...

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Advanced Therapies Apprenticeship Community explained ADVANCED THERAPIES APPRENTICESHIP COMMUNITY EXPLAINED

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Jun 10, 2019

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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 a...

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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&...

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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 ana...

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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...

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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 enc...

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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 he...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 executiv...

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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 bei...

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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 t...

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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 i...

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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 ...

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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 infecti...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 mi...

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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 ...

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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 si...

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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 ...

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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 th...

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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-b...

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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 appro...

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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 cavit...

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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. &ld...

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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 i...

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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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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 deli...

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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 cel...

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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 ...

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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 a...

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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 domes...

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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 i...

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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...

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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 decade ago. Innovation is creating exciting new possibilities in patient care. Improvements in synthetic chemistry and high-throughput screening have open...

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Biotech in Europe: Scaling Innovation BIOTECH IN EUROPE: SCALING INNOVATION

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May 20, 2019

Commissioned for the 20th BioEquity Europe (May 20-21, Barcelona), this exclusive report discusses the latest trends shaping the biopharma industry in Europe.

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Biotech Startups And The Hard Truth Of Innovation BIOTECH STARTUPS AND THE HARD TRUTH OF INNOVATION

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May 20, 2019

Gary Pisanos recent Harvard Business Review piece, The Hard Truth About Innovative Cultures, beautifully frames up how innovative corporate environments are frequently misunderstood. Innovative startups arent just about being cool and nimble, having ...

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Site-specific, Patient-centered and Whip-smart: Enrollment Assistants Adapt to a Shifting Landscape SITE-SPECIFIC, PATIENT-CENTERED AND WHIP-SMART: ENROLLMENT ASSISTANTS ADAPT TO A SHIFTING LANDSCAPE

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May 20, 2019

Increasingly complex clinical trials place a tremendous burden on study sites, exacerbating already-troubling recruitment and enrollment issues. Overwhelmed, many sites may not be up to the task or have the appropriate infrastructure, creating costly...

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Closing the Gap Between LIMS Capabilities and QC Microbiology Needs CLOSING THE GAP BETWEEN LIMS CAPABILITIES AND QC MICROBIOLOGY NEEDS

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May 20, 2019

Organizations often overestimate the ability of laboratory information management systems (LIMS) to efficiently manage the complexities and sample volumes for a QC Microbiology operation. LIMS solutions can fail to accommodate technology advancements...

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The fascination of plant genomes THE FASCINATION OF PLANT GENOMES

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May 20, 2019

At Genome Biology we are as fascinated with plants as the next botanist and over the last couple of months we've seen some excellent plant research publish in the journal. Here, Senior Editor Andrew Cosgrove highlights a few of his favorites.

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The Cannabis Workflow and the Importance of Temperature Control THE CANNABIS WORKFLOW AND THE IMPORTANCE OF TEMPERATURE CONTROL

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May 17, 2019

This process uses distillation under reduced pressure. Placing a liquid mixture under vacuum enables the distillation process to occur at a lower temperature. This lowers the liquid boiling point, increases the rate of distillation and reduces exposu...

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Cannabis Market CANNABIS MARKET

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May 17, 2019

Cannabis Market Infographics focuses on the Cannabis industry including its Technology, Market, and Patent Landscape. The Cannabis Market Report and Patent Landscape Analysis on which infographics is made covers current market dynamics, prospective f...

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Access to Gene-Directed Therapies ACCESS TO GENE-DIRECTED THERAPIES

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May 17, 2019

Our 'Clinical Genetics in Action' series was created in collaboration with the Royal College of Physicians and with Dr Kate Tatton-Brown and Dr Katherine Josephs at St George's Hospital, London. Clinical Genetics is an area of medicine th...

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A new era in mosquito-borne disease surveillance A NEW ERA IN MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASE SURVEILLANCE

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May 17, 2019

Krisztian Magori (@BiteOfAMosquito) discusses the newest innovation in arbovirus surveillance, using mosquito excreta to test for mosquito-borne pathogens.

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Turning the Promise of Gene Therapy Into a Reality: Behind Our Manufacturing TURNING THE PROMISE OF GENE THERAPY INTO A REALITY: BEHIND OUR MANUFACTURING

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May 16, 2019

How do you make a gene therapy? Pfizer’s bioprocess and manufacturing teams in Research Triangle Park and Sanford, NC, give an inside look at what it takes to produce potential gene therapies from research to clinical to commercial scales. Lear...

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Researchers brought part of a pig’s brain back to life after death RESEARCHERS BROUGHT PART OF A PIG’S BRAIN BACK TO LIFE AFTER DEATH

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May 15, 2019

The researchers say these findings could be significant for stroke patients. Here's why.

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A protoplast generation and transformation A PROTOPLAST GENERATION AND TRANSFORMATION

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May 15, 2019

Soybean production around the globe faces signifcant annual yield losses due to pests and diseases. One of the most signifcant causes of soybean yield loss annually in the U.S. is sudden death syndrome (SDS), caused by soil-borne fungi in the Fusariu...

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Biosimilars Investment Trends BIOSIMILARS INVESTMENT TRENDS

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May 14, 2019

The inaugural Biosimilars Commercialisation Summit, is the only forum where you will not only dig deep into the challenges surrounding stakeholder confidence, but also objection handling, pricing and avoiding competition in the global market.

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Application note: Tools for 2D and 3D neuronal cell culture APPLICATION NOTE: TOOLS FOR 2D AND 3D NEURONAL CELL CULTURE

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May 14, 2019

From the B-27 Plus Neuronal Culture System to fluorescent probes for cell analysis. Publication history of B-27 supplements demonstrates that researchers are expanding its use, far beyond the long-term culture of rat hippocampal and cortical neurons....

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Virtual tour of Gnosis biotechnology manufacturing facility of S. Antonino VIRTUAL TOUR OF GNOSIS BIOTECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING FACILITY OF S. ANTONINO

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May 14, 2019

We are pleased to present you the new video of Sant'Antonino Operations. Through extensive know-how and remarkable experience in biotech operations, Sant'Antonino plant provides process development, scale-up and manufacturing of fermentation ...

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Data in a snap: Size, age and condition of elephants can be pulled out of photographs DATA IN A SNAP: SIZE, AGE AND CONDITION OF ELEPHANTS CAN BE PULLED OUT OF PHOTOGRAPHS

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May 14, 2019

Photographs taken of wild animals might be more useful data sources than we previously considered. A new study published in Frontiers in Zoology shows that information about age, tusk size and even the sexual state of elephants can be extracted from ...

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Biology- Biodiversity - Plant Kingdom BIOLOGY- BIODIVERSITY - PLANT KINGDOM

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May 14, 2019

Organisms belonging to the plant kingdom are eukaryotic and multicellular organisms. They have a distinct cell wall made of cellulose. Cells are organised into true plant tissues. Plants contain plastids and photosynthetic pigments such as chlorophyl...

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Plant Biologist: Genetics Crucial for Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture PLANT BIOLOGIST: GENETICS CRUCIAL FOR FOOD SECURITY AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

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May 14, 2019

Our world faces daunting challenges as the world’s population approaches eight billion people, particularly a looming food crisis. But how can we feed this many mouths while not engaging in unsustainable farming practices that contribute more t...

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New treatment could potentially cure Alzheimer NEW TREATMENT COULD POTENTIALLY CURE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

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May 14, 2019

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is becoming more prevalent worldwide.Four medications (donepezil, rivastigmine, galantamine, and memantine) are approved to treat AD symptoms. Despite extensive research over the past hundredyears, little is known about w...

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TalkingSense Episode 1 TALKINGSENSE EPISODE 1

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May 13, 2019

In this episode of TalkingSense we’re talking some sense with Craig Rosenberg, Chief Analyst and Co-founder of TOPO. We’ll go behind the scenes of the building of TOPO as well as get the CliffsNotes version of their recent ABM study.

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How Life Sciences start-ups can secure funding HOW LIFE SCIENCES START-UPS CAN SECURE FUNDING

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May 13, 2019

Bond Digital Health is a software consultancy specializing in digital connectivity (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi & NFC), App development and Cloud data management for innovators in biotechnology and life sciences. As Commercial Director, Phil Groom has had f...

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Why Biotechnology is Necessary? – A Short Overview WHY BIOTECHNOLOGY IS NECESSARY? – A SHORT OVERVIEW

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May 13, 2019

Biotechnology is a cross-cutting technology encountered is wide application across several sectors of development. Biotechnology makes important contributions to the new knowledge-based economy and makes in a variety of disciplines.Challenges are fac...

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Evogene makes Lilliputian plants to test seed traits; moves to cannabis EVOGENE MAKES LILLIPUTIAN PLANTS TO TEST SEED TRAITS; MOVES TO CANNABIS

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May 13, 2019

Cannabis is one of those new markets where everyone and his brother is racing in to make a quick buck. About 500 cannabis-related companies are listed on exchanges in countries like Canada, yet only a handful of those companies are involved in seriou...

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They want Bt Brinjal: Ditch the Luddite approach to GM food, instead research and regulate it THEY WANT BT BRINJAL: DITCH THE LUDDITE APPROACH TO GM FOOD, INSTEAD RESEARCH AND REGULATE IT

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May 13, 2019

Tests confirming illegal cultivation of Bt Brinjal in Fatehabad, Haryana must force Indian government out of its stupor. The cultivation of unauthorised, untested genetically modified (GM) food crops is a biohazard and strict action must be taken to ...

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Cell Encapsulation Biotech Raises €7M to Target Cell Therapy Bottlenecks CELL ENCAPSULATION BIOTECH RAISES €7M TO TARGET CELL THERAPY BOTTLENECKS

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May 13, 2019

The French company Treefrog Therapeutics has raised over €7M in Series A investment to develop its encapsulation technology to improve the production of stem cells for cell therapies.

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2019 Could Be the Hottest Year On Record 2019 COULD BE THE HOTTEST YEAR ON RECORD

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May 12, 2019

Climate scientists warn that 2019 may be the warmest year on record largely as the result of a possible El Niño event exacerbated.

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May 10, 2019

World Migratory Bird Day hopes to increase awareness about the threats birds are facing across the globe. With migratory birds relying on multiple habitats, this makes them even more vulnerable to change, so understanding migration routes is vital in...

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Scientists Who Selfie: Building Public Trust Through Social Media SCIENTISTS WHO SELFIE: BUILDING PUBLIC TRUST THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA

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May 10, 2019

There are many ways to communicate science, but few as expedient and direct as social media. But while Twitter and Instagram have given scientists unprecedented, unfiltered reach to new audiences, there has been a desire to understand how scientists ...

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SYMRISE ACQUIRES ITALIAN BIOTECH COMPANY CUTECH SYMRISE ACQUIRES ITALIAN BIOTECH COMPANY CUTECH

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May 10, 2019

Symrise has signed a contract to acquire the Italian biotech company Cutech. The enterprise offers unique pre-clinical screening services for cosmetic ingredients and finished formulations. Cutech is a research-driven biotech company founded in 2002 ...

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Professional Biotechnology & Life Science Certificate PROFESSIONAL BIOTECHNOLOGY & LIFE SCIENCE CERTIFICATE

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May 10, 2019

The Professional Certificate Program in Biotechnology & Life Sciences consists of a core of courses in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals and several elective courses on leadership, communication, and experimentation - key skills for any professio...

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Microbes That Nourish Plants Naturally MICROBES THAT NOURISH PLANTS NATURALLY

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May 09, 2019

In a single teaspoon of healthy soil, there are more microbes — tiny organisms that help keep soil nutritious for plants — than there are people on Earth. Although these microbes are just 0.5% of total soil mass, they serve a vital purpos...

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Humans Can Sense Earth’s Magnetic Field HUMANS CAN SENSE EARTH’S MAGNETIC FIELD

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May 09, 2019

A new analysis of people's brain waves when surrounded by different magnetic fieldssuggests that people have a “sixth sense” for magnetism.

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Innate vs Adaptive Immunity INNATE VS ADAPTIVE IMMUNITY

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May 09, 2019

The immune system is essential to protect us from potentially harmful invaders, and when it weakens or fails it leaves our body vulnerable to attack. Swift responses are essential but equally important are targeted reactions, therefore all aspects of...

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How Can AI Be Used For Clinical Trials? HOW CAN AI BE USED FOR CLINICAL TRIALS?

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May 09, 2019

The continuous innovation of technology is changing the way companies operate across different sectors. In particular, big data and artificial intelligence (AI) are expected to have the most significant impact. In this post, we’ll discuss how b...

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Scientists of the future at the 30th Fungal Genetics Conference SCIENTISTS OF THE FUTURE AT THE 30TH FUNGAL GENETICS CONFERENCE

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May 09, 2019

Editors of Fungal Biology and Biotechnology recently attended the 30th Fungal Genetics Conference in Pacific Grove, CA, USA. We invited young scientists who presented excellent posters at the conference to tell us more about their research. In this b...

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SAFEGUARDING BIODIVERSITY SAFEGUARDING BIODIVERSITY

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May 08, 2019

Biodiversity is the variety of life on earth. This incredible wealth of about 8.7 million di¬erent species forms an integral part of our environment and livelihoods.

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Amazing Facts About Sharks AMAZING FACTS ABOUT SHARKS

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May 08, 2019

The Bull Shark can live in fresh water or sea water. Sharks can hear a fish swimming over one mile away, and can smell one drop of blood in a million drops of water. The upper and lower jaws of the shark are able to move, unlike humans and most other...

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Bioinformatician – The Scientist at the Cross-Section of Biology, Computer Science, and Statistics BIOINFORMATICIAN – THE SCIENTIST AT THE CROSS-SECTION OF BIOLOGY, COMPUTER SCIENCE, AND STATISTICS

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May 06, 2019

Modern research incorporates a variety of scientific and mathematical disciplines. Are you fascinated by the interplay between biology, computer science, and statistics? Recently, we’ve been spotlighting non-traditional and uncommon careers wit...

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E-cigarettes are harmful to your immune system and lungs E-CIGARETTES ARE HARMFUL TO YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM AND LUNGS

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May 05, 2019

Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggests. Researchers found e-cigarettevapour disabled important immune cells in the lung and boosted inflammation.

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Highlights: American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy Meeting HIGHLIGHTS: AMERICAN SOCIETY OF GENE & CELL THERAPY MEETING

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May 03, 2019

Researchers with Audentes Therapeutics, Hopital Armand Trousseau in Paris, UCLA Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Chicago and several other institutions, presented data from a Phase I/II clinical trial of gene therapy in X-linked Myotubula...

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The Role of the Gut Microbiome in Autoimmune Disease THE ROLE OF THE GUT MICROBIOME IN AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

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May 02, 2019

An autoimmune disease is best described as a condition, in which the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells in the body. Autoimmune disease can affect any part of the body, triggering inflammation, which can lead to redness, heat, pain, and s...

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BioViva -- First Gene Therapy To Treat Biological Aging -- Patient Zero - Liz Parrish BIOVIVA -- FIRST GENE THERAPY TO TREAT BIOLOGICAL AGING -- PATIENT ZERO - LIZ PARRISH

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May 02, 2019

Liz Parrish, CEO of BioViva USA, shares a short clip from her gene therapy that she took in 2015 against biological aging. This is the first step to curing diseases like Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, kidney failure and cancer. If we work to...

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Microbiology – A Field Ripe for Entrepreneurship MICROBIOLOGY – A FIELD RIPE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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May 02, 2019

Are you fascinated with microbiology? Have you ever thought about how to integrate your passion for research and entrepreneurship? The field of microbiology is expanding and being significantly impacted by advancements in technology. Recently, we int...

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Could AI Make Gene Editing More Accurate? COULD AI MAKE GENE EDITING MORE ACCURATE?

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May 01, 2019

During gene editing with CRISPR technology, the Cas9 scissors that cut DNA home in on the right spot to snip with the help of guide RNA. The way the genetic material is stitched back together afterward isn’t terribly precise, though; in fact, s...

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Building a Silicon Brain BUILDING A SILICON BRAIN

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May 01, 2019

In 2012, computer scientist Dharmendra Modha used a powerful supercomputer to simulate the activity of more than 500 billion neurons—more, even, than the 85 billion or so neurons in the human brain. It was the culmination of almost a decade of ...

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Cpf1 enables fast and efcient genome CPF1 ENABLES FAST AND EFCIENT GENOME

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May 01, 2019

CRISPR technology has revolutionized fungal genetic engineering by increasing the speed and complexity of the experiments that can be performed. Moreover, the efciency of the system often allows genetic engineering to be introduced in non-model speci...

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A revolutionary 3D-microscope A REVOLUTIONARY 3D-MICROSCOPE

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May 01, 2019

EMBL researchers have combined their expertise to develop a new type of microscope. The revolutionary new light-field microscopy system makes it possible to study fast biological processes, creating up to 200 3D images per second.

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Healthcare And Biotechs Feel The Heat As The Market At New Highs HEALTHCARE AND BIOTECHS FEEL THE HEAT AS THE MARKET AT NEW HIGHS

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Apr 30, 2019

The steady gain reflects a diminishing concern relating to the pace of a global economic slowdown, as major central banks and governments have moved to bolster growth. The Federal Reserve has been relatively aggressive in adjusting its policy this ye...

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Applications of Simulated Moving Bed chromatography for continuous purification of small and large molecules APPLICATIONS OF SIMULATED MOVING BED CHROMATOGRAPHY FOR CONTINUOUS PURIFICATION OF SMALL AND LARGE MOLECULES

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Apr 30, 2019

SMB chromatography is a HPLC technique for the separation and purification of binary mixtures with high productivity and purity. The AZURA® SMB systems allow their usage in various areas such as the pharmaceutical or food industry. SMB is ideal t...

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Cloning CLONING'S LONG LEGACY — AND WHY IT'LL NEVER BE USED ON HUMANS

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Apr 29, 2019

The photograph of two baby monkeys clinging to each other crisscrossed the world early last year. Not just because the long-tailed macaques, Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, were adorable, but because they were groundbreaking: They were the first primates ev...

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FDA deems Orchestra BioMed FDA DEEMS ORCHESTRA BIOMED'S SIROLIMUS-ELUTING BALLOON A BREAKTHROUGH DEVICE FOR CORONARY RESTENOSIS

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Apr 29, 2019

Orchestra BioMed has received an FDA breakthrough device designation for its drug-eluting angioplasty balloon, designed to open up the coronary arteries of the heart after they’ve reclogged following the placement of a stent. While physically w...

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Savonix picks up an extra $9.6M to bring its cognition test app to Asia SAVONIX PICKS UP AN EXTRA $9.6M TO BRING ITS COGNITION TEST APP TO ASIA

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Apr 29, 2019

Savonix has padded out its series A round with $9.6 million in extension financing, bringing its total haul up to $14.7 million to support the development of its mobile app that tests for signs of cognitive decline. Using machine learning and populat...

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Bicycle files for $86M IPO to fund trials of novel drug conjugates BICYCLE FILES FOR $86M IPO TO FUND TRIALS OF NOVEL DRUG CONJUGATES

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Apr 29, 2019

Bicycle Therapeutics has filed to raise up to $86 million in a Nasdaq IPO. The British biotech wants the money to prepare for phase 2 and 3 clinical trials of its lead anticancer candidate, BT1718. BT1718, like the rest of Bicycle’s pipeline, i...

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A Complete Solution for Lot Release and In-process Testing of Biologics in GxP Laboratories. A COMPLETE SOLUTION FOR LOT RELEASE AND IN-PROCESS TESTING OF BIOLOGICS IN GXP LABORATORIES.

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Apr 27, 2019

Bio-Layer Interferometry (BLI) is an optical analytical technique that analyzes the interference pattern of white light reflected from two surfaces: a layer of immobilized protein on the biosensor tip and an internal reference layer.

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Merging science and art through fungi MERGING SCIENCE AND ART THROUGH FUNGI

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Apr 26, 2019

Science and art have long been studied interchangeably, with notable polymaths emerging in the Renaissance such as Leonardo da Vinci (artist, inventor, engineer and anatomist) and Alexander von Humboldt (explorer, geographer and naturalist) with his ...

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Flow Cytometry in the Clinic FLOW CYTOMETRY IN THE CLINIC

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Apr 26, 2019

Flow cytometry is a technique used to count and analyze the size, shape and properties of individual cells. Cells labeled with fluorescent markers are passed in a rapid stream past the instrument’s laser at rates upwards of 10,000 cells per sec...

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Single-cell DNA Analysis: Driving Dynamic Changes in the Treatment of Cancer SINGLE-CELL DNA ANALYSIS: DRIVING DYNAMIC CHANGES IN THE TREATMENT OF CANCER

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Apr 26, 2019

Complex diseases, such as cancer evolve, so understanding genetic variability at the single-cell level is vital. Ensuring researchers have the tools to unlock single-cell biology enables the discovery, development, and delivery of precision medicine....

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Stem cells rebuild neurons’ protective sheaths in mice, inspiring new ideas for MS research STEM CELLS REBUILD NEURONS’ PROTECTIVE SHEATHS IN MICE, INSPIRING NEW IDEAS FOR MS RESEARCH

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Apr 26, 2019

In multiple sclerosis and several other brain disorders, the protective sheath around neurons called myelin breaks down, which in turn disrupts the transmission of nerve signals. Researchers at the VA Maryland Health Care System and the University of...

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After the Alzheimer AFTER THE ALZHEIMER'S CRASH, SHOULD BIOGEN TURN TO M&A TO BOLSTER ITS PIPELINE?

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Apr 26, 2019

Earlier this week, Biogen reported out its first-quarter financial results, showing an 11% increase in revenues, hitting $3.5 billion. But in light of the company’s announcement in late March that it was dropping development of aducanumab for A...

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Research Roundup: Alzheimer’s, Schizophrenia, Diabetes and More RESEARCH ROUNDUP: ALZHEIMER’S, SCHIZOPHRENIA, DIABETES AND MORE

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Apr 26, 2019

It’s well known that the accumulation of amyloid beta proteins in the brain are significantly involved in the development of Alzheimer’s disease, even if there’s some debate as to exactly what the role is. Monomers of amyloid beta, ...

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BioSpace Movers and Shakers BIOSPACE MOVERS AND SHAKERS

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Apr 26, 2019

It didn’t take long for Novartis to tap a new chief executive officer for its generics subsidiary Sandoz. GlaxoSmithKline veteran Richard Saynor, who spent five years with Sandoz earlier in his career, was tapped as the new CEO of Sandoz. For t...

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HCA: Phenotypic fingerprint of cellular function HCA: PHENOTYPIC FINGERPRINT OF CELLULAR FUNCTION

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Apr 25, 2019

High-content analysis app note: Phenotypic fingerprint of cellular function following gene editing by high-throughput imaging acquisition and analysis.

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A Brief History of DNA A BRIEF HISTORY OF DNA

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Apr 25, 2019

National DNA Day honors the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003 and the discovery of the double helix of DNA in 1953. In this infographic we rewind time to explore the history of DNA and some of the landmark discoveries in the field ...

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Overcoming Challenges when Designing a Multicolor Flow Cytometry Panel OVERCOMING CHALLENGES WHEN DESIGNING A MULTICOLOR FLOW CYTOMETRY PANEL

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Apr 25, 2019

Flow cytometry is a platform with the power to carry out the identification and characterization of multiple antigens at one time. At the same time, it must be noted that when more antigens and fluorochromes are employed, the experimental design beco...

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WindMIL Therapeutics interim CEO Hayden steps up to the plate WINDMIL THERAPEUTICS INTERIM CEO HAYDEN STEPS UP TO THE PLATE

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Apr 25, 2019

When Donald Hayden, a 25-year veteran of Bristol-Myers Squibb, joined WindMIL Therapeutics as its executive chairman, he figured he would steer the ship until the company’s board picked a permanent CEO. But as he got to know the company and the...

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LabCorp spends $485M as its CRO unit snaps up Envigo LABCORP SPENDS $485M AS ITS CRO UNIT SNAPS UP ENVIGO'S NONCLINICAL BUSINESS

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Apr 25, 2019

LabCorp’s CRO business Covance will boost its nonclinical contract research services business as its parent company buys out the segment from Envigo, while the latter repositions. On the flip side of this deal, Envigo’s Research Models Se...

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Salix grabs ex-Asia rights to Mitsubishi Tanabe autoimmune drug SALIX GRABS EX-ASIA RIGHTS TO MITSUBISHI TANABE AUTOIMMUNE DRUG

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Apr 25, 2019

Salix Pharmaceuticals has bagged the ex-Asia rights to Mitsubishi Tanabe’s late-phase autoimmune drug, amiselimod. The Bausch Health subsidiary plans to trial the S1P receptor functional antagonist in ulcerative colitis. Amiselimod is designed ...

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Daiichi picks immuno-oncology bispecific, triggering payout to Zymeworks DAIICHI PICKS IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY BISPECIFIC, TRIGGERING PAYOUT TO ZYMEWORKS

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Apr 25, 2019

Daiichi Sankyo has selected the first immuno-oncology candidate under its deal with Zymeworks. The action sees Daiichi pay Zymeworks $3.5 million to license an asset based on its bispecific antibody platform. Zymeworks granted Daiichi access to its A...

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Food Production - Biotechnology - Bread - GCSE Biology (9-1) FOOD PRODUCTION - BIOTECHNOLOGY - BREAD - GCSE BIOLOGY (9-1)

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Apr 24, 2019

This video is for Edexcel IGCSE Biology 9-1 but is relevant for many GCSE Biology courses. It covers these specific objectives from the syllabus

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Future Biological Advancement | Genome Editing | DNA Engeneering FUTURE BIOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENT | GENOME EDITING | DNA ENGENEERING

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Apr 24, 2019

Genome editing is a new type of engineering that has recently begun to be heavily looked into. Genome editing is when DNA is inserted, deleted, modified, or replaced inside of the genome of a living organism. Genome editing has come a long way since ...

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Biogen cans plan to test aducanumab in Alzheimer BIOGEN CANS PLAN TO TEST ADUCANUMAB IN ALZHEIMER'S PREVENTION

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Apr 24, 2019

Biogen has decided against (PDF) starting a phase 3 trial of aducanumab in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. The study was the one option for further development of aducanumab that Biogen left open when it revealed the failure of its main ...

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Arrowhead starts triple-combo hepatitis B test, triggering J&J payday ARROWHEAD STARTS TRIPLE-COMBO HEPATITIS B TEST, TRIGGERING J&J PAYDAY

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Apr 24, 2019

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals has added a triple-combination arm to its chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) clinical trial. The cohort will assess ARO-HBV in combination with two undisclosed drugs selected by Johnson & Johnson. J&J secured the global...

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Putting the bio in tech: FierceBiotech tests a robotic PUTTING THE BIO IN TECH: FIERCEBIOTECH TESTS A ROBOTIC 'DERMOSKELETON'

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Apr 24, 2019

That’s what Jean-Philippe “JP” Clark said as I approached a staircase, strapped into a robotic device called Keeogo. Needless to say, I did the exact opposite, and my trip up and down the stairs was less than smooth. The device is w...

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Researchers Provide More Evidence That a Blood Test Can Detect the Risk of Alzheimer’s RESEARCHERS PROVIDE MORE EVIDENCE THAT A BLOOD TEST CAN DETECT THE RISK OF ALZHEIMER’S

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Apr 24, 2019

As treatment options for Alzheimer’s disease continue to elude researchers, there appears to be developing promise for the detection of the dreaded form of dementia. A recent studyprovides additional evidence that blood tests can detect the ris...

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Fulcrum Therapeutics Licenses Failed GSK Drug for Possible Muscular Dystrophy Indication FULCRUM THERAPEUTICS LICENSES FAILED GSK DRUG FOR POSSIBLE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY INDICATION

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Apr 24, 2019

Based Fulcrum Therapeutics just acquired a worldwide license with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to develop and commercialize losmapimod. The drug was abandoned by GSK about three years ago after it failed in a late-stage myocardial infarction (heart attack) ...

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Georgia’s Life Sciences Business Grew More than 14% in 2018, Outpaces National Growth GEORGIA’S LIFE SCIENCES BUSINESS GREW MORE THAN 14% IN 2018, OUTPACES NATIONAL GROWTH

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Apr 24, 2019

The life sciences industry has seen significant growth over the past 10 years in Georgia. From 2007 to 2017, employment in the Peach State’s industry sciences grew by 14.9 percent. That growth outpaced the 7.7 percent national growth, Georgia B...

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Novartis Poaches GSK Veteran as New Sandoz CEO NOVARTIS POACHES GSK VETERAN AS NEW SANDOZ CEO

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Apr 24, 2019

GlaxoSmithKline veteran Richard Saynor is coming home to Sandoz. Saynor was named the new chief executive officer of the Novartis’ subsidiary on Tuesday. For the past nine years, Saynor has been with GSK, most recently serving as senior vice pr...

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FDA gives AbbVie’s Skyrizi a Thumbs-Up for Plaque Psoriasis FDA GIVES ABBVIE’S SKYRIZI A THUMBS-UP FOR PLAQUE PSORIASIS

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Apr 24, 2019

Humira is AbbVie’s mega-blockbuster drug used to treat plaque psoriasis and a number of other immune diseases. In 2018, Humira brought in $19.94 billion. However, it will face biosimilar competition starting in 2023.

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Company Growth, Ambition Drive Ultragenyx’s Continued Success COMPANY GROWTH, AMBITION DRIVE ULTRAGENYX’S CONTINUED SUCCESS

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Apr 23, 2019

Two years after its acquisition of Dimension Therapeutics, Bay Area-based Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc. continues to see success in its clinical programs for the company’s adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy treatments and in its overal...

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Homology Medicines: An Interview With Chief Scientific Officer Albert Seymour HOMOLOGY MEDICINES: AN INTERVIEW WITH CHIEF SCIENTIFIC OFFICER ALBERT SEYMOUR

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Apr 23, 2019

The last year has been a busy one for Bedford, Mass.-based Homology Medicines. In late March 2018, the company launched its initial public offering (IPO), raising an initial $144 million. It has since then built a manufacturing facility for its gene ...

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Second death in Novartis gene therapy trials under investigation SECOND DEATH IN NOVARTIS GENE THERAPY TRIALS UNDER INVESTIGATION

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Apr 23, 2019

Novartis, which this week announced positive interim trial results for its experimental gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy, on Friday said investigation is underway into whether a second trial death could be related to the treatment. Novartis h...

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IQVIA Report: Biopharma R&D Investment Has Increased 32% Over Last 5 Years IQVIA REPORT: BIOPHARMA R&D INVESTMENT HAS INCREASED 32% OVER LAST 5 YEARS

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Apr 23, 2019

The IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science released a new report titled, “The Changing Landscape of Research and Development: Innovation, Drivers of Change, and Evolution of Clinical Trial Productivity.” The report finds, among many other...

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Liquid biopsies provide the biomarkers for targeted therapy for successful cancer treatment LIQUID BIOPSIES PROVIDE THE BIOMARKERS FOR TARGETED THERAPY FOR SUCCESSFUL CANCER TREATMENT

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Apr 23, 2019

In medicine, a biomarker is a measure or indicator of the severity or presence of some disease states. More generally a biomarker is anything that can be used as an indicator of a particular disease state or some other physiological state of an organ...

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Cancer: Highly personalized therapy can improve outcomes CANCER: HIGHLY PERSONALIZED THERAPY CAN IMPROVE OUTCOMES

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Apr 23, 2019

Recently, precision medicine has been gaining ground as a potentially more effective approach to treating a range of stubborn conditions and diseases, including many forms of cancer. With this type of approach, researchers aim to better anticipate wh...

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Sanofi leases its soon-to-be-former Genzyme HQ to Bluebird Bio—at a profit SANOFI LEASES ITS SOON-TO-BE-FORMER GENZYME HQ TO BLUEBIRD BIO—AT A PROFIT

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Apr 23, 2019

When Sanofi inked a massive lease in Cambridge Crossing for its Genzyme unit last year, the French drugmaker found itself in prime position for another real estate deal. The move opened up a lot of square footage at Sanofi Genzyme's existing faci...

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Plant Tissue Culture - A Growing Area in Biotech PLANT TISSUE CULTURE - A GROWING AREA IN BIOTECH

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Apr 22, 2019

Plant tissue culture is used by many companies and nurseries to propagate plants in a disease-free environment.  Technicians who work in this area use many biotechnology skills. We just posted a new career description for plant tissue culture te...

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Importance of the History of Medicine and Science IMPORTANCE OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE AND SCIENCE

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Apr 22, 2019

Why should we be concerned about past advances and discoveries in both medicine and science? Shouldn’t we be focused on moving forward rather than looking back? The truth is that if there isn’t an understanding of the past new hypotheses ...

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Using the Innate Immune System to Treat Disease USING THE INNATE IMMUNE SYSTEM TO TREAT DISEASE

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Apr 22, 2019

For most people, two of the most frightening diseases are cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. The reason is simple – these diseases are incurable. The widespread fear of them goes much deeper. While many people are faced with the tragedy of s...

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Personalizing Precision Medicine with Combination Therapies Improves Outcomes in Cancer PERSONALIZING PRECISION MEDICINE WITH COMBINATION THERAPIES IMPROVES OUTCOMES IN CANCER

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Apr 22, 2019

Precision oncology often relies on treating patients with a single, molecularly matched therapy that targets one mutation in their tumor. In a report, published online in Nature Medicine  on April 22, 2019, University of California San Diego Sch...

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What colored blobs in the brain can tell us about environmental decision making WHAT COLORED BLOBS IN THE BRAIN CAN TELL US ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL DECISION MAKING

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Apr 22, 2019

Growing up in California in the 1990s with a brittle bone disability, Nik Sawe appreciated every chance he got to go to Yosemite National Park. Spending time outside meant he was healthy, and that association helped touch off a lifelong love of natur...

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Of Mice and Men: New Light and Sound Combination Therapy May Treat Alzheimer OF MICE AND MEN: NEW LIGHT AND SOUND COMBINATION THERAPY MAY TREAT ALZHEIMER'S

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Apr 22, 2019

As of 2018, 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, the pervasive brain disorder that causes eventual deterioration of cognitive, physical and behavioral abilities. While Alzheimer's patients can be treated for symptoms or ...

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Playing Video Games Can Actually Change the Brain PLAYING VIDEO GAMES CAN ACTUALLY CHANGE THE BRAIN

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Apr 22, 2019

It appears the jury is in, gaming does affect the brain in gamers. They have improved visuospatial skills, memory, attention and, it turns out, show signs of other brain change associated with some addictive disorders. Whilst games tend to get bad pr...

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Study Suggests MDMA Could Help People With PTSD, Autism STUDY SUGGESTS MDMA COULD HELP PEOPLE WITH PTSD, AUTISM

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Apr 22, 2019

Drugs like ketamine or MDMA (the active ingredient in ecstasy) have thus far been regarded as party drugs, and have spent several decades under legal restrictions because of the perception. However, recent studies have shown that these mind-altering ...

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Handling psychological pressure key HANDLING PSYCHOLOGICAL PRESSURE KEY

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Apr 22, 2019

Lance Burdett describes his job as helping people as much as he can. A safety, wellness and resilience expert, Mr Burdett has worked with elite international tactical units across police, the military, emergency services, prisons and the FBI. Now he ...

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Scientists have tested the effect of marijuana smoking in conjunction with juvenile cortex. The results of many will surprise SCIENTISTS HAVE TESTED THE EFFECT OF MARIJUANA SMOKING IN CONJUNCTION WITH JUVENILE CORTEX. THE RESULTS OF MANY WILL SURPRISE

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Apr 22, 2019

Gray matter is part of the cerebral cortex , which consists of a large number of nerve cells , from about 13-15 billion, which, together with the White Matter, located under Gray, form so-called synapses, in other words neural connections . These con...

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Patients living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) in the province of Saskatchewan gain access to SPINRAZA™ (nusinersen) PATIENTS LIVING WITH SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY (SMA) IN THE PROVINCE OF SASKATCHEWAN GAIN ACCESS TO SPINRAZA™ (NUSINERSEN)

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Apr 22, 2019

Biogen Canada welcomes the decision made by the Government of Saskatchewan allowing patients living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) to access SPINRAZA (nusinersen), the first and only approved medicine in the world to treat the root cause of SMA. ...

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Innovations Day Highlights Drug-free Neuromodulation Therapy INNOVATIONS DAY HIGHLIGHTS DRUG-FREE NEUROMODULATION THERAPY

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Apr 22, 2019

Development of drug-free technology to treat chronic conditions will be among the discussed topics when more than 200 worldwide entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and investment professionals meet for a daylong session on "Disruptive Innovation: T...

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Scientists Have Created a Way to Isolate Neural Stem Cells SCIENTISTS HAVE CREATED A WAY TO ISOLATE NEURAL STEM CELLS

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Apr 19, 2019

Researchers have developed a way of isolating neural stem cells with unmatched precision from brain tissue. Neural stem cells are cells which can develop into all brain cell types. The research is a major move toward the development of new therapies ...

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Life Sciences Industry Threatened by Skills Shortage LIFE SCIENCES INDUSTRY THREATENED BY SKILLS SHORTAGE

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Apr 19, 2019

There is something of a recurring theme among the life science, healthcare and biopharma industries: a shortage of skilled employees will lead to a decrease in innovation. It’s not that the educational system is somehow letting these industries...

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When genome editing goes off-target WHEN GENOME EDITING GOES OFF-TARGET

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Apr 19, 2019

Editing DNA in eukaryotic cells with CRISPR-based systems has revolutionized the genome engineering field. Cas (CRISPR-associated) endonucleases are directed to a particular location in the genome by a short guide RNA, providing an easily programmabl...

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Inside The Life And Christianity Of Legendary Sci-Fi Author Gene Wolfe INSIDE THE LIFE AND CHRISTIANITY OF LEGENDARY SCI-FI AUTHOR GENE WOLFE

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Apr 19, 2019

Science fiction writer Gene Wolfe died on April 14 at the age of 87. Even though I consider it one the greatest science fiction novels ever written, I taught Wolfe’s The Shadow of the Torturer (1980) for only one term, back when I was teaching ...

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The Genetics Revolution is Already Here and Has Major National Security Implications THE GENETICS REVOLUTION IS ALREADY HERE AND HAS MAJOR NATIONAL SECURITY IMPLICATIONS

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Apr 18, 2019

When most of us think about genetic technologies, healthcare comes to mind for some very good reasons. Our growing understanding of how our genes impact how our bodies function has made possible incredible medical innovations to treat and even cure s...

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Many Christians Will Oppose Transhumanism MANY CHRISTIANS WILL OPPOSE TRANSHUMANISM

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Apr 18, 2019

I am writing a book that has two chapters about “transhumanism,” also called “human enhancement.” The symbol H+ is used to signify it. It refers to future medical science improving the human species by multiple means, mostly w...

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Grossly Misleading “Short and Distort” Article Wrongfully Attempts to Dupe 22nd Century Group Shareholders GROSSLY MISLEADING “SHORT AND DISTORT” ARTICLE WRONGFULLY ATTEMPTS TO DUPE 22ND CENTURY GROUP SHAREHOLDERS

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Apr 18, 2019

A plant biotechnology company that is a world leader in tobacco harm reduction, Very Low Nicotine Content tobacco, and hemp/cannabis research, today commented on a grossly misleading article published yesterday by an anonymous self-professed short se...

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Pharmacogenomics Testing PHARMACOGENOMICS TESTING

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Apr 17, 2019

With 38-75 percent of medications not working as they are intended to, the reality is that a significant portion of the variation in drug reactions may be due to genetics.

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UK Biotech Uses Genetic Engineering to Control Crop Munching Caterpillars UK BIOTECH USES GENETIC ENGINEERING TO CONTROL CROP MUNCHING CATERPILLARS

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Apr 17, 2019

The caterpillars of the soybean looper moth Chrysodeixis includens eat crops such as soybean, tomato and cotton across North and South America, causing problems for farmers. The caterpillars are also becoming resistant to insecticides. Oxitec has lau...

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Is EHT Zurich’s genetically engineered ‘biological dual-core processor’ actually a pair of gates? IS EHT ZURICH’S GENETICALLY ENGINEERED ‘BIOLOGICAL DUAL-CORE PROCESSOR’ ACTUALLY A PAIR OF GATES?

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Apr 17, 2019

My ears pricked up when I heard of a “biosynthetic dual-core cell computer“, also described as a “dual-core CPU“, that has been made using genetic engineering at Swiss university ETH Zurich.

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Closing the gap between intention and reality in pesticide risk assessment CLOSING THE GAP BETWEEN INTENTION AND REALITY IN PESTICIDE RISK ASSESSMENT

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Apr 17, 2019

Pesticides have been identified as one of the culprits of the loss in biodiversity. Prof. Ralf B Schäfer describes their recent policy paper in which they suggest a new framework for pesticide authorization to meet the goal of protecting biodive...

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24 Amazing Benefits Of Jackfruit 24 AMAZING BENEFITS OF JACKFRUIT

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Apr 17, 2019

Jackfruit, which is generally known as the jack of all fruits, is packed with many nutrients and benefits. According to study Jackfruit is not only taste best but also gives health benefits as it is a rich source of vitamin, minerals, phytonutrients,...

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Kiadis to buy CytoSen, adding June to advisory board KIADIS TO BUY CYTOSEN, ADDING JUNE TO ADVISORY BOARD

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Apr 17, 2019

Kiadis is set to buy CytoSen Therapeutics to expand into anti-cancer natural killer (NK) cell therapies. The all-stock transaction will give Kiadis control of a preclinical NK cell therapy and see it add CAR-T pioneer Carl June to its scientific advi...

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U.S. LEADERSHIP IN BIOTECHNOLOGY U.S. LEADERSHIP IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Apr 16, 2019

U.S. headquartered firms are responsible for more than 60% of current worldwide clinical programs conducted by emerging biotechnology companies. These trials will drive future medical breakthroughs and economic growth.

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Nanomedicine Found to Trigger Cancer Metastasis NANOMEDICINE FOUND TO TRIGGER CANCER METASTASIS

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Apr 16, 2019

Nanoparticles are found in various processed food such as food additives, consumer products, and even in medicine. NUS researchers found that cancer nanomedicine, which are designed to kill cancer cells, may accelerate metastasis. Researchers used br...

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Why you should eat avocado every day WHY YOU SHOULD EAT AVOCADO EVERY DAY

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Apr 16, 2019

According to Fausta Akech, a nutritionist at Healthy U, avocado is an important food for pregnant women due to its high concentrations of folate (folic acid). The folate is crucial for cell repair and prevents birth defects such as spina bifida and h...

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Biotechnology Industry Takes Action to Diversify Leadership BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY TAKES ACTION TO DIVERSIFY LEADERSHIP

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Apr 16, 2019

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)announced today the “ Right Mix Matters ” campaign to increase diversity and inclusion in the biotech industry. Following on its previously announced goals to increase gender, racial, ethnic ...

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FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation Status to NeoImmuneTech’s Hyleukin-7 for Idiopathic CD4+ Lymphocytopenia Treatment FDA GRANTS ORPHAN DRUG DESIGNATION STATUS TO NEOIMMUNETECH’S HYLEUKIN-7 FOR IDIOPATHIC CD4+ LYMPHOCYTOPENIA TREATMENT

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Apr 16, 2019

A T cell-focused therapeutics company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) to Hyleukin-7TM, a T cell amplifier, in development for the treatment of Idiopathic CD4+ Lymphocytopenia...

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Gene therapy: science at a crossroads GENE THERAPY: SCIENCE AT A CROSSROADS

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Apr 16, 2019

“As Aristotle and every serious theorist of human nature has understood, human beings are by nature cultural animals…” It is interesting to paraphrase F. Fukuyama: the individual is born of a genetic union and evolution has develop...

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Catalent to Acquire Gene Therapy Leader, Paragon Bioservices, Inc. CATALENT TO ACQUIRE GENE THERAPY LEADER, PARAGON BIOSERVICES, INC.

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Apr 15, 2019

Catalent, the leading global diversified provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, and Paragon Bioservices, Inc., a leading viral vector development and manufacturing partn...

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New CRISPR Tool Depicted As A DNA Shredder With A Motor NEW CRISPR TOOL DEPICTED AS A DNA SHREDDER WITH A MOTOR

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Apr 15, 2019

An international group of researchers reported the advancement of a new CRISPR-based tool that functions similar to a shredder, capable of eliminating long DNA stretches with programmable targeting in human cells. They depict in a paper published in ...

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Beyond Pesticides National Forum Reflects Movement Behind Strong Organic Standards that Have Integrity BEYOND PESTICIDES NATIONAL FORUM REFLECTS MOVEMENT BEHIND STRONG ORGANIC STANDARDS THAT HAVE INTEGRITY

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Apr 15, 2019

Organic Strategies for Community Environmental Health: Eliminating pesticides where we live, work, learn, and play,co-convened with the Children’s Environmental Health Center of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, brought together scie...

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NSPRI advocates agric trust fund to fast-track development NSPRI ADVOCATES AGRIC TRUST FUND TO FAST-TRACK DEVELOPMENT

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Apr 15, 2019

As part of solutions to the challenges in agriculture, and to fast-track agro-economic development and diversify sustainably, a dedicated trust fund to finance agricultural research, which, in turn, will prop up new technologies and products, should ...

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A Baby Was Born With DNA From Three People in Controversial Technique A BABY WAS BORN WITH DNA FROM THREE PEOPLE IN CONTROVERSIAL TECHNIQUE

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Apr 15, 2019

The experimental IVF treatment is called mitochondrial donation. It consists of using an egg from the mother, sperm from the father and another egg from a female donor. UK experts have now criticized the treatment saying it involved unjustifiable ris...

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Planet Earth Report –“Melting Glaciers Could Unleash Nuclear Fallout to Day Earth Rained Glass” PLANET EARTH REPORT –“MELTING GLACIERS COULD UNLEASH NUCLEAR FALLOUT TO DAY EARTH RAINED GLASS”

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Apr 15, 2019

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to headline news on the science, technology, discoveries, people and events changing our planet and the future of the human species. Human Drugs Are Polluting the Water—And Animals Are Swimming...

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Nathan Ledeboer, Medical Director of Microbiology/Molecular Diagnostics, Wisconsin Medical College NATHAN LEDEBOER, MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF MICROBIOLOGY/MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS, WISCONSIN MEDICAL COLLEGE

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Apr 15, 2019

Nathan Ledeboer, Medical Director of Microbiology & Molecular Diagnostics, Medical College of Wisconsin. An example of how rapid diagnostics can postively impact patient care. "We were in fact so successful [with AMS processes] that our prov...

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Mosquito-borne diseases set to flourish as climate gets warmer MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASES SET TO FLOURISH AS CLIMATE GETS WARMER

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Apr 15, 2019

A recent study has claimed that with the climate getting warmer with every passing year, the geographical range of vector-borne diseases such as chikungunya, dengue fever, leishmaniasis, and tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is expanding rapidly. Spurred...

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Uganda National Bureau of Standards can now offer ISO Certification UGANDA NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS CAN NOW OFFER ISO CERTIFICATION

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Apr 15, 2019

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has been accredited by the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) to provide International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) Management Systems Certification. The accreditation comes at...

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Summit presents in vivo PoC data for new mechanism antibiotics SUMMIT PRESENTS IN VIVO POC DATA FOR NEW MECHANISM ANTIBIOTICS

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Apr 15, 2019

The new mechanism antibiotics was rapidly bactericidal and highly effective across globally varied Enterobacteriaceae strains in research studies. UK-based biopharmaceutical company, Summit Therapeutics plc has recently presented its in vivo proof of...

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New HIV vaccine could expose latent virus, kill it NEW HIV VACCINE COULD EXPOSE LATENT VIRUS, KILL IT

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Apr 15, 2019

Antiretroviral therapy may soon be obsolete, as scientists have successfully used immune cells to kick the dormant form of Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) out of its hiding place and destroy it. The findings may soon lead to an HIV vaccine. With ...

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Bruker Announces Further Portfolio Expansion for Microbial Identification, Infection Control and Molecular Diagnostics of Infectious Diseases BRUKER ANNOUNCES FURTHER PORTFOLIO EXPANSION FOR MICROBIAL IDENTIFICATION, INFECTION CONTROL AND MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

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Apr 15, 2019

At the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Bruker announces new assays, software and library extensions for its MALDI Biotyper, IR Biotyper and Fluorocycler XT product lines for microbial identification, infection cont...

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Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Appoints Market Access, Public Policy Expert, and Biotech Veteran Amit K. Sachdev to Board of Directors EIGER BIOPHARMACEUTICALS APPOINTS MARKET ACCESS, PUBLIC POLICY EXPERT, AND BIOTECH VETERAN AMIT K. SACHDEV TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Apr 15, 2019

Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: EIGR), focused on the development and commercialization of therapies for serious rare and ultra-rare diseases, announced today the appointment of Amit K. Sachdev, JD to its Board of Directors.  Mr. Sachdev...

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Microbion Corporation to Present Data Highlighting Broad Spectrum Activity of BisEDT MICROBION CORPORATION TO PRESENT DATA HIGHLIGHTING BROAD SPECTRUM ACTIVITY OF BISEDT

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Apr 15, 2019

BOZEMAN, Mont., and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Microbion Corporation today announced that the company will present data highlighting the broad-spectrum activity of its novel antimicrobial agent BisEDT at the 29th Euro...

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Seqirus Announces Further Advances in Cell-Based Influenza Vaccine Technology SEQIRUS ANNOUNCES FURTHER ADVANCES IN CELL-BASED INFLUENZA VACCINE TECHNOLOGY

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Apr 15, 2019

Seqirus, a leading innovator in influenza protection, today announced it will file an Annual Strain Update with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the coming weeks, including the decision to manufacture its cell-based influenza vaccine (F...

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Microdrop Blood Testing Device is Validated by Scientific Community MICRODROP BLOOD TESTING DEVICE IS VALIDATED BY SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY

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Apr 15, 2019

These days, when someone mentions blood-testing diagnostics systems that rely on a few drops of blood, first thoughts may head directly to the alleged fraud committed by the founder and chief executive officer of Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes. Homes fac...

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Growing up poor changes your DNA and affects 10% of your genes GROWING UP POOR CHANGES YOUR DNA AND AFFECTS 10% OF YOUR GENES

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Apr 14, 2019

Researchers found growing up poor could change your DNA, leading to poor health later in life. If your grandparents went through poverty, that could affect your geneticstoday.”

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Stakeholders advocate preservation of Nigeria’s natural, indigenous food STAKEHOLDERS ADVOCATE PRESERVATION OF NIGERIA’S NATURAL, INDIGENOUS FOOD

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Apr 14, 2019

Stakeholders at the just conclude Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) conference has called on the federal government to enforce the preservation of the county’s natural and indigenous food. Just as they advocated that farmers’ have...

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Microbiology - Hemophilus MICROBIOLOGY - HEMOPHILUS

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Apr 14, 2019

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A noninvasive, low-intensity ultrasound method that targets nerve cells, or neurons, can alter brain function to influence decision-making. A NONINVASIVE, LOW-INTENSITY ULTRASOUND METHOD THAT TARGETS NERVE CELLS, OR NEURONS, CAN ALTER BRAIN FUNCTION TO INFLUENCE DECISION-MAKING.

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Apr 13, 2019

Scientists have demonstrated the technique in a recent study, in which they disrupted "counterfactual thinking" in primates. Counterfactual thinking, or counterfactual reasoning, is a type of decision-making that involves considering option...

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N4 Pharma Develop Nanoparticle Technology to Deliver Vaccine N4 PHARMA DEVELOP NANOPARTICLE TECHNOLOGY TO DELIVER VACCINE

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Apr 13, 2019

Nuvec is a non-viral adjuvant delivery system that is based on silica nanoparticles. This technology is likely to aid in commercializing cancer immunotherapy drugs and improving the effectiveness of viral vaccines. These nanoparticles have a unique i...

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PJC hosts workshop for college, university biology instructors PJC HOSTS WORKSHOP FOR COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY BIOLOGY INSTRUCTORS

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Apr 13, 2019

Paris Junior College recently hosted a workshop with Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) BioInteractive to assist instructors on using their free teaching resources to promote student-centered, active learning.  The workshop targeted college ...

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TCR sequencing solutions at MedGenome TCR SEQUENCING SOLUTIONS AT MEDGENOME

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Apr 12, 2019

At MedGenome, we provide TCR repertoire profiling using bulk input (from cells, RNA and FFPE tissue) using the SMARTerTCR Profiling Kit (Takara Bio USA Inc) and single-cell inputs using the SMARTer single-cell TCR Profiling kit and the Chromium Immun...

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Airborne viruses inside “germ factories” AIRBORNE VIRUSES INSIDE “GERM FACTORIES”

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Apr 12, 2019

Compared to bacteria and fungus, the airborne viral microbiome in built environments, is relatively understudied. Recently published research in Microbiome looks to address this imbalance by examining the virome of a daycare center over the course of...

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Former Investor Caught In College Admission Scam To Fight Legal Battle Over Severance FORMER INVESTOR CAUGHT IN COLLEGE ADMISSION SCAM TO FIGHT LEGAL BATTLE OVER SEVERANCE

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Apr 12, 2019

Bill McGlashan has been caught in a scandal related to college admissions. He is an investor at the Silicon Valley. This 55 years aged financier is presently busy squaring off trade with TPG, which is a buyout company at Texas. He is known to have so...

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Rising Shanghai Biotech Firms Shine at AACR Annual Meeting 2019 RISING SHANGHAI BIOTECH FIRMS SHINE AT AACR ANNUAL MEETING 2019

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Apr 12, 2019

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aiming to help accelerate progress in the global battle against cancer, Shanghai Genbase Biotechnology Co. Ltd. (Genbase) was one of Shanghai's 89 top biotechnology innovators showcasing their leading-edge research at t...

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Arrowhead Preclinical Data Demonstrates RNAi Therapy Prevents and Reverses Alpha-1 Liver Disease at The International Liver Congress ARROWHEAD PRECLINICAL DATA DEMONSTRATES RNAI THERAPY PREVENTS AND REVERSES ALPHA-1 LIVER DISEASE AT THE INTERNATIONAL LIVER CONGRESS

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Apr 12, 2019

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today presented preclinical data at The International Liver Congress™ 2019 (ILC), the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)...

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Six Biotech Companies Carving the Path for Parkinson’s Disease Research SIX BIOTECH COMPANIES CARVING THE PATH FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE RESEARCH

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Apr 11, 2019

Parkinson’s Disease research has come a long way since its first medical descriptions over 200 years ago. The most effective Parkinson’s treatment is Levodopa (L-dopa), an amino acid precursor that’s converted into dopamine in the b...

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Transforming drug discovery, development and delivery with flow chemistry TRANSFORMING DRUG DISCOVERY, DEVELOPMENT AND DELIVERY WITH FLOW CHEMISTRY

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Apr 11, 2019

Flow chemistry is on the rise thanks to the commercial availability of benchtop continuous flow systems that has driven widespread adoption of the technique across a broad range of applications in both academia and industry. In particular, flow chemi...

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Realising the promise of laboratory automation in biomedical research REALISING THE PROMISE OF LABORATORY AUTOMATION IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH

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Apr 11, 2019

Automation offers a choice of powerful ways to design and execute high-quality laboratory research. The use of lab automation is now pervasive in biomedical labs, offering versatile platforms on which to perform an ever expanding array of tasks free ...

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Sensei Biotherapeutics Announces Formation of New Immuno-Oncology Advisory Board SENSEI BIOTHERAPEUTICS ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF NEW IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD

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Apr 11, 2019

A clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing precision immuno-oncology therapies, today announced the formation of a new Immuno-Oncology Advisory Board (IOAB), consisting of several world-recognized and credentialed experts in the fields of ...

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