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How Biotech Startups Can Have a Stronger Position When Scaling Up HOW BIOTECH STARTUPS CAN HAVE A STRONGER POSITION WHEN SCALING UP

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Jan 21, 2020

Scaling up the manufacturing process can be a daunting task for any biotech startup. Evelina Vågesjö, CEO of Swedish gene therapy biotech Ilya Pharma, and Jesper Hedberg, Director of the Testa Center facility, explained how testing at innovation facilities such as incubators and accelerat...

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WHO berates WHO BERATES 'LACK OF INNOVATION' WHEN IT COMES TO ANTIBIOTIC PIPELINE

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Jan 21, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called out Big Pharma for its dearth of antibiotic innovation amid a growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Two new reports out—"Antibacterial Agents in Clinical Development - An Analysis of the Antibacterial Clinical Development Pipeline...

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JPM: Biotech, VC execs on where the industry should look beyond cancer JPM: BIOTECH, VC EXECS ON WHERE THE INDUSTRY SHOULD LOOK BEYOND CANCER

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Jan 17, 2020

Oncology is clearly a major medical and societal issue: a major killer that, while predominately affecting the older population, can strike the young through a mixture of environmental factors or a genetic lottery. It’s no wonder we struggle to even call it by its name, preferring just the &qu...

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Is Cloud Computing the Answer to Genomics’ Big Data Problem? IS CLOUD COMPUTING THE ANSWER TO GENOMICS’ BIG DATA PROBLEM?

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Jan 15, 2020

The success of the genomics industry has led to generation of huge amounts of sequence data. If put to good use, this information has the potential to revolutionize medicine, but the expense of the high-powered computers needed to achieve this is making full exploitation of the data difficult. Could...

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Five of the latest cancer stem cell discoveries FIVE OF THE LATEST CANCER STEM CELL DISCOVERIES

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Jan 15, 2020

Oncologic stem cells have been identified in many malignancies, and targeting these cells could help in the fight against cancer. Here are five of the most recent findings regarding cancer stem cells. Scientists investigating oncologic processes may encounter cancer stem cells. These cells can induc...

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What’s the Secret to Making Returns in Industrial Biotech? WHAT’S THE SECRET TO MAKING RETURNS IN INDUSTRIAL BIOTECH?

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Jan 14, 2020

As industrial biotech starts gaining more and more traction, investors need to change their mindset in order to start making returns in this promising field. Microorganisms have been helping us make food and drink since ancient times. With the industrial biotech revolution, they could soon be respon...

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Why it’s so difficult for human embryos to survive CRISPR gene editing WHY IT’S SO DIFFICULT FOR HUMAN EMBRYOS TO SURVIVE CRISPR GENE EDITING

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Jan 08, 2020

CRISPR may one day wipe out devastating genetic diseases throughout entire family lines, or even the human race. But to harness its power responsibly, there are plenty of technical challenges we need to master first. [December 2], Rebecca Lea and Dr. Kathy Niakan at the Human Embryo and Stem Cell La...

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Will 2020 see the debut of promising gene therapy for hemophilia A? It’s up to the FDA. WILL 2020 SEE THE DEBUT OF PROMISING GENE THERAPY FOR HEMOPHILIA A? IT’S UP TO THE FDA.

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Jan 08, 2020

The clotting disorder hemophilia A may become the third gene therapy that the US Food and Drug Administration approves, joining treatments for a form of retinal blindness in 2017, and spinal muscular atrophy in 2019. Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. has submitted a biologics license application to FDA a...

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How dying cells prevent dangerous immune reactions HOW DYING CELLS PREVENT DANGEROUS IMMUNE REACTIONS

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Jan 08, 2020

Dying cells in the body can keep the immune system in check, thus preventing unwanted immune responses against the body's own tissues. Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center have now identified a receptor on murine immune cells that activates this protective mechanism and can thus pre...

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Bacterial link in celiac disease BACTERIAL LINK IN CELIAC DISEASE

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Jan 08, 2020

Bacterial exposure has been identified as a potential environmental risk factor in developing coeliac disease, a hereditary autoimmune-like condition that affects about one in 70 Australians. It is estimated that half of all Australians are born with one of two genes that cause coeliac disease, and ...

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2019 offered ‘eclectic’ mix of potentially breakthrough treatments for genetic diseases, from cystic fibrosis to sickle cell 2019 OFFERED ‘ECLECTIC’ MIX OF POTENTIALLY BREAKTHROUGH TREATMENTS FOR GENETIC DISEASES, FROM CYSTIC FIBROSIS TO SICKLE CELL

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Jan 06, 2020

It was a good year for new treatments for genetic diseases! Of the 44 FDA approvals of new drugs, 8 were for 6 single-gene diseases: DMD, beta thalassemia, cystic fibrosis, a form of amyloidosis, and two each for sickle cell disease and porphyria. The eight approvals showcase the diverse therapeutic...

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REGENERATIVE MEDICINE REGENERATIVE MEDICINE

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Dec 23, 2019

Regenerative medicine, the most recent and emerging branch of medical science, deals with functional restoration of tissues or organs for the patient suffering from severe injuries or chronic disease. The spectacular progress in the field of stem cell research has laid the foundation for cell-based ...

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Will we see the world WILL WE SEE THE WORLD'S FIRST APPROVED NASH DRUG IN 2020?

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Dec 20, 2019

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) has been among the closely watched indications in biotech since January 2014, when Intercept Pharmaceuticals lit a fire under the field with midphase data that sent its share price up 500%. Now, Intercept is on the cusp of delivering on the promise that caused inv...

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Team Reveals Why Certain Melanoma Cells Are More Likely To Spread TEAM REVEALS WHY CERTAIN MELANOMA CELLS ARE MORE LIKELY TO SPREAD

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Dec 19, 2019

Researchers at Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have uncovered why certain melanoma cells are more likely to spread through the body. The discovery opens up a potential new avenue of treatment and could be used to help reduce the proportion of patients who ...

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How Cells Get Moving HOW CELLS GET MOVING

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Dec 18, 2019

Archaea, bacteria and eukaryotes are what biologists call the three domains of life. Of these three, archaea form an important link within the evolutionary theory. They are the direct ancestors of eukaryotes, but resemble bacteria in structure and organization. Archaea can colonize hot sulfur spring...

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How to Pass a Mouth Swab Drug Test [Updated 2019] HOW TO PASS A MOUTH SWAB DRUG TEST [UPDATED 2019]

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Dec 18, 2019

It's an era when marijuana is legal for recreational and medicinal use in certain states and DC, yet drug testing remains a practice among public and private organizations. The primary goal of the test(s) is to maintain a drug-free workplace that is conducive for productivity, health, and safety...

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Mother Nature MOTHER NATURE'S GIFT: A NOVEL GENE THERAPY

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Dec 17, 2019

Scientists have developed a new gene-therapy technique by transforming human cells into mass producers of tiny nano-sized particles full of genetic material that has the potential to reverse disease processes. Though the research was intended as a proof of concept, the experimental therapy slowed tu...

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Advances in mass spectrometry: unlocking the potential of chemical crosslinking as a structural biology tool ADVANCES IN MASS SPECTROMETRY: UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF CHEMICAL CROSSLINKING AS A STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY TOOL

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Dec 16, 2019

Chemical crosslinking coupled with mass spectrometry (XL-MS) has been used for many years to study protein structure and function. However, recent advances in MS technology, as well as crosslinking reagents and data analysis tools, mean the technique has truly come of age. Here, Albert JR Heck, Alex...

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A novel approach to unravelling the mysteries of Alzheimer’s A NOVEL APPROACH TO UNRAVELLING THE MYSTERIES OF ALZHEIMER’S

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Dec 16, 2019

The heterogenous and dynamic nature of protein aggregates makes them a particularly challenging class of structures to study. In this article, Professor Tuomas Knowles and Dr Sean Devenish present a novel approach to studying protein structures that could aid in understanding the complexities of Alz...

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Can Genetic Testing Predict Opioid Addiction Risk? CAN GENETIC TESTING PREDICT OPIOID ADDICTION RISK?

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Dec 16, 2019

Prescient Medicine Holdings, Inc. and the Department of Clinical Chemistry at Erasmus MC (CC-EMC), Rotterdam announced a partnership for CC-EMC to study opioid addiction risk in The Netherlands. The partnership will center on Prescient Medicine's novel genetic testing technology designed to obje...

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Treating Autism and Tourette’s with Ketamine: A Potential Treatment? TREATING AUTISM AND TOURETTE’S WITH KETAMINE: A POTENTIAL TREATMENT?

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Dec 10, 2019

Researchers at Lancaster University have been the first to discover a genetic alteration that increases the risk of developing Autism Spectrum Disorder and Tourette Syndrome, as published in the journal Cerebral Cortex. Their findings suggest that ketamine, or related drugs, may be a useful treatmen...

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As Big Pharma Abandons Neuroscience, Can Biotech Provide Answers? AS BIG PHARMA ABANDONS NEUROSCIENCE, CAN BIOTECH PROVIDE ANSWERS?

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Dec 09, 2019

With big pharma exiting the neurology space in droves, biotech innovation might be the key to bring about a much-needed shift. At the Bio-Europe conference in Hamburg last month, experts weighed in on the challenges and future of neuroscience. Over the last decade, big pharma has become disillusione...

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How are Big Tech + Biotech intersecting in San Francisco? HOW ARE BIG TECH + BIOTECH INTERSECTING IN SAN FRANCISCO?

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Dec 05, 2019

How has the life sciences and biotech startup industry grown in San Francisco, and how is affected by the success and growth of Big Tech in the Bay Area? Janice Chen, co-founder of and chief research officer at Mammoth Biosciences, and Joshua Ofman, chief of corporate strategy and external affairs a...

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5 ways Augmented Reality can improve your drug discovery 5 WAYS AUGMENTED REALITY CAN IMPROVE YOUR DRUG DISCOVERY

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Dec 02, 2019

Using augmented reality for data visualisation grabs headlines, such as the exciting news that scientists at Sygnature Discovery could soon be rotating virtual molecules in three dimensions, while still being able to see and interact with their colleagues. They have been applying augmented reality (...

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Stem Cell Technology: The Only Constant Is Change STEM CELL TECHNOLOGY: THE ONLY CONSTANT IS CHANGE

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Dec 02, 2019

Just as one cannot step into the same river twice, one cannot find anything fixed in stem cell research, where one will find, instead, that revelations and still other revelations are ever flowing. Accordingly, much has changed since the original revelation, the almost four-decade-old discovery of e...

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What Paraspeckles Can Teach Us About Basic Cell Biology WHAT PARASPECKLES CAN TEACH US ABOUT BASIC CELL BIOLOGY

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Dec 01, 2019

Discovering a new type of subnuclear body taught me how pursuing the unexpected can lead to new insights—in this case, about long noncoding RNAs and liquid-liquid phase separation in cells.

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Plant cells PLANT CELLS

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Dec 01, 2019

Cyclosis, or cytoplasmic streaming, occurs in plants, animals, fungi and protists. Plant cells are much larger than animal cells and rely heavily on cyclosis to distribute nutrients, metabolites, genetic information throughout cell.

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How Culture Impacts Biotech Investment HOW CULTURE IMPACTS BIOTECH INVESTMENT

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Nov 29, 2019

Culture influences your choices about money. This applies in normal life, but also in the business of biotech funding and if you want to build an international business, or invest in one, then you need to have some understanding of local culture. The average US citizen spent 25 times more on credit ...

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Advances in Industrial Biocatalysis ADVANCES IN INDUSTRIAL BIOCATALYSIS

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Nov 29, 2019

Biocatalysis utilizes enzymes as catalysts for organic chemistry. The process enables “shortcuts” from alternative starting materials, as opposed to replacing a chemical step, resulting in a broader selection of possible routes for generating both novel products and optimizing existing p...

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Religious beliefs shape our thinking on cloning, stem cells and gene editing RELIGIOUS BELIEFS SHAPE OUR THINKING ON CLONING, STEM CELLS AND GENE EDITING

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Nov 27, 2019

It is difficult to examine society’s acceptance or rejection of key biotech developments without considering the role played by the world’s major religions and their belief structures. Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam react to new technologies and concepts in their own...

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What can you patent in biotechnology? WHAT CAN YOU PATENT IN BIOTECHNOLOGY?

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Nov 27, 2019

The field of biotechnology is thriving with innovation, with thousands of patents filed every month.

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Plants Will Allow Astronauts to Make Medicines in Space PLANTS WILL ALLOW ASTRONAUTS TO MAKE MEDICINES IN SPACE

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Nov 27, 2019

Astronauts have been taking medicines with them on space missions since the beginning of space travel. The crew on the Apollo 11 mission that landed on the Moon carried antibiotics, painkillers, nasal sprays and sleeping pills among other medications. The International Space Station keeps a stock of...

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What is a Semi-synthetic Organism? WHAT IS A SEMI-SYNTHETIC ORGANISM?

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Nov 27, 2019

Synthetic biology is an emerging field that is attempting to address these problems at the genetic level, and researchers in this field are pushing the boundaries of which proteins and processes can be developed and utilized. One of the latest pieces of research to be undertaken is the invention of ...

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Joins the Pistoia Alliance THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC JOINS THE PISTOIA ALLIANCE

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Nov 26, 2019

Recently, Thermo Fisher Scientific announced its membership of the Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance of life science companies, vendors, publishers and academic groups working to lower barriers to innovation in life science and healthcare R&D through pre-competitive collaborati...

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How will CRISPR evolve in the future? HOW WILL CRISPR EVOLVE IN THE FUTURE?

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Nov 26, 2019

CRISPR is a tool used by researchers to precisely edit genes and has shown potential for treating genetic diseases. This article delves into some recent developments and explores what the future holds for CRISPR. CRISPR-Cas is a prokaryotic defence system whereby bacteria use RNA molecules and CRISP...

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What are DNA Nanomachines? WHAT ARE DNA NANOMACHINES?

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Nov 25, 2019

DNA has very high specificity, so that a particular DNA sequence will always bind to its complementary DNA sequence. This can, therefore, be used to design nanomachines with high specificity by using specific DNA sequences. It is even possible to create branches off a DNA double helix, which makes i...

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Stem Cell Therapy for Crohns Disease and Ulcerative Colitis in Mexico STEM CELL THERAPY FOR CROHNS DISEASE AND ULCERATIVE COLITIS IN MEXICO

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Nov 25, 2019

R3 Stem Cell International offers safe and effective stem cell therapy for Crohns Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.

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How Can Emerging Biotechs Ensure Their Collaboration with CROs is Successful? HOW CAN EMERGING BIOTECHS ENSURE THEIR COLLABORATION WITH CROS IS SUCCESSFUL?

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Nov 25, 2019

As the complexity of drug discovery and development steadily increases, so do the costs. With average expenditures for prescription drug R&D ranging between $2.5 and $3 billion, small and medium-sized biotech companies are facing a number of challenges. In 2018, more than two-thirds of late-stag...

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If you care about sustainability, embrace GMOs and gene edited crops IF YOU CARE ABOUT SUSTAINABILITY, EMBRACE GMOS AND GENE EDITED CROPS

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Nov 25, 2019

Many people are naturally skeptical of genetically modified foods—including many in the environmental movement. I understand why, for as long as human civilization has existed, food has been seen as something that comes off a field or from a farm—not out of a laboratory. In many ways, ge...

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Environmental Biology, Biotechnology & Entrepreneurship ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY, BIOTECHNOLOGY & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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Nov 24, 2019

This exciting video brings together a strong science foundation with biotechnology enterprise and entrepreneurship

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Snakes Used to Have 4 Legs! New Fossils Discovered! SNAKES USED TO HAVE 4 LEGS! NEW FOSSILS DISCOVERED!

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Nov 23, 2019

For a very long time we are studying the evolution of snakes. We know very little about them because there are very few fossils left.

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GMOs are ‘substantially equivalent’ to conventional foods. Should they face reduced regulations? GMOS ARE ‘SUBSTANTIALLY EQUIVALENT’ TO CONVENTIONAL FOODS. SHOULD THEY FACE REDUCED REGULATIONS?

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Nov 22, 2019

If there is a single concept that drives much of the divide in the GMO debate, it’s substantial equivalence. Having different understandings or misunderstandings of the concept leads to rancor, distrust and talking past each other. Proponents see it as a common sense way of determining if heig...

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BIOPHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY AND INTERRELATED BIOTECHNOLOGY ORGANIZATIONS BIOPHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY AND INTERRELATED BIOTECHNOLOGY ORGANIZATIONS

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Nov 21, 2019

Our Accounting and Finance team has published an overview of the accounting and finance challenges facing the Biopharmaceutical industry and interrelated Biotechnology organizations.

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Why Mold Is So Hard To Kill WHY MOLD IS SO HARD TO KILL

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Nov 21, 2019

A single mold can make tens of thousands of seed-like spores, which you can't see. But that's just one reason why mold is so difficult to control.

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Hemp and Marijuana Genetics – A Closer Look At The Differences HEMP AND MARIJUANA GENETICS – A CLOSER LOOK AT THE DIFFERENCES

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Nov 21, 2019

There are many ways to classify cannabis variants, but the most popular distinction is between hemp and marijuana. Although most of us take these classifications for granted, perhaps you’ve wondered if they are really legit? Put another way: are there real genetic and anatomical differences be...

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Treasures of Biotechnology, Democracy and Bio-entrepreneurship TREASURES OF BIOTECHNOLOGY, DEMOCRACY AND BIO-ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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Nov 21, 2019

The members of the UN General Assembly have adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development along with the set of global goals. These goals such as “zero hunger”, “no poverty” “sustainable cities and communities” seem ambitious as the problems we are facing to...

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The medical potential of AI and metabolites THE MEDICAL POTENTIAL OF AI AND METABOLITES

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Nov 20, 2019

Many diseases are driven by metabolites -- small molecules in your body like fat, glucose and cholesterol -- but we don't know exactly what they are or how they work.

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CAR-T therapy raises difficult question: ‘What is the price of a human life?’ CAR-T THERAPY RAISES DIFFICULT QUESTION: ‘WHAT IS THE PRICE OF A HUMAN LIFE?’

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Nov 20, 2019

Alternative medicine, with its universal boogeymen and safe panaceas, gives us a simplistic (and wrong) view of the world. Medicine, on the other hand, often demands that we make tough choices. Chemotherapy may kill cancer cells but it also kills any rapidly dividing cell, which means hair loss and ...

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Building Bioprocessing from Data BUILDING BIOPROCESSING FROM DATA

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Nov 20, 2019

First and foremost, by developing your bioprocess with a focus on collecting and analyzing all of the data attendant to that process, you can go back and audit what you’ve done in a high resolution manner. You should also realize that the data is going to include some very subtle and nuanced t...

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Can Genetics Really Help You Lose Weight? CAN GENETICS REALLY HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT?

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Nov 19, 2019

The latest research suggests your natural weight state could be inherited through genetics. A study published in January 2019 associates multiple gene locations both with obesity and healthy thinness, meaning changes at those locations could make you predisposed to a heavier or lighter natural weigh...

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Exploration of Sulfate Reducing Bacteria from Polluted Waters EXPLORATION OF SULFATE REDUCING BACTERIA FROM POLLUTED WATERS

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Nov 19, 2019

Exploration of Sulfate Reducing Bacteria from Polluted Waters | Chapter 11 | Theory and Applications of Microbiology and Biotechnology Vol. 1

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THE TRUTH ABOUT STEM CELL THERAPY THE TRUTH ABOUT STEM CELL THERAPY

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Nov 19, 2019

The purpose of this blog is to discuss the differences between Amniotic or Placental Tissue and Bone Marrow Stem Cell. There are important things you need to consider before having a “stem cell” procedure. Bodyworks Medicine wants you to be informed before making a decision on a life-cha...

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Can we find the keys to drug abuse, opioid addiction in our genes? CAN WE FIND THE KEYS TO DRUG ABUSE, OPIOID ADDICTION IN OUR GENES?

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Nov 19, 2019

What if we could use genetics to determine if people will use drugs? While this idea may sound like science fiction, it may be close to becoming a reality. Medical professionals and government authorities are hoping that genetic testing will help them combat the opioid crisis. Doctors commonly presc...

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Emerging Biotechs Best Tackle Upstream Process Development EMERGING BIOTECHS BEST TACKLE UPSTREAM PROCESS DEVELOPMENT

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Nov 18, 2019

During process development, emerging biotechs face a number of challenges.

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DNA Synthesis: Tackling the Main Bottleneck in Biology Research DNA SYNTHESIS: TACKLING THE MAIN BOTTLENECK IN BIOLOGY RESEARCH

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Nov 18, 2019

A wave of new technologies to synthesize DNA faster, cheaper and more accurately could have a far-reaching impact across all areas of biology research. Ten years ago, Sylvain Gariel was working for the French oil company Total, engineering microorganisms to produce biofuels. It was tedious work. The...

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Exploring Droplet Digital PCR Technology EXPLORING DROPLET DIGITAL PCR TECHNOLOGY

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Nov 18, 2019

Droplet digital PCR (ddPCR) technology is a digital form of the PCR method that utilizes a water-oil emulsion system. This technique partitions nucleic acid samples into thousands of nanoliter-sized droplets. Then, PCR amplification is conducted within each droplet. This approach requires less sampl...

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What are stem cells WHAT ARE STEM CELLS

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Nov 17, 2019

Is personalized medicine for individual bodies in our future?

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Biotech Industry BIOTECH INDUSTRY

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Nov 17, 2019

This video shall not be used under any circumstance as evidence to hold Mirae Asset Daewoo legally accountable for the result of the decision made by the investors.

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Anti-GMO forces target New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) despite similarities to conventional crops ANTI-GMO FORCES TARGET NEW BREEDING TECHNIQUES (NBTS) DESPITE SIMILARITIES TO CONVENTIONAL CROPS

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Nov 15, 2019

For years, critics of GMOs have focused on the idea that modern technologies have allowed plant breeders to take genetic material from one species and add it to another—adding ‘foreign genes’, they call it. These transgenic crosses are responsible for most of the GMO crops that dom...

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2020 Vision: Predictions of What May Shape Precision Medicine 2020 VISION: PREDICTIONS OF WHAT MAY SHAPE PRECISION MEDICINE

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Nov 15, 2019

As 2020 approaches, it is fair to say that significant—and perhaps surprising—advances will be made in the precision medicine and omics arenas, as there were in 2019. While we don’t know for sure what lies ahead for 2020, six industry leaders have shared with Clinical OMICs and now...

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Seed morphology|| Dicotyledonous exalbuminous(Pea) SEED MORPHOLOGY|| DICOTYLEDONOUS EXALBUMINOUS(PEA)

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Nov 14, 2019

Botanically seed is defined as mature integumented megasporangium. A seed is an embryonic plant enclosed in a protective outer covering. The formation of the seed is part of the process of reproduction in seed plants, the spermatophytes, including the gymnosperm and angiosperm plants.

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Organoids: The 3D era of cancer drug discovery is here ORGANOIDS: THE 3D ERA OF CANCER DRUG DISCOVERY IS HERE

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Nov 14, 2019

A leading Welsh biotech company that has developed patented bioprocessing technology for the growth and expansion of organoids. The company is currently commercialising organoid models as a powerful new technology for enhancing drug discovery and genetics research. With over 25 years of experience i...

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AI for plant breeding in an ever-changing climate AI FOR PLANT BREEDING IN AN EVER-CHANGING CLIMATE

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Nov 14, 2019

How might artificial intelligence (AI) impact agriculture, the food industry, and the field of bioengineering? Dan Jacobson, a research and development staff member in the Biosciences Division at the US Department of Energy's (DOE's) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has a few ideas. For...

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Did you know...micro-organisms? DID YOU KNOW...MICRO-ORGANISMS?

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Nov 14, 2019

Micro-organisms, indispensable for biotech and life sciences, omnipresent in daily applications and...easy to find!

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Automated Extraction of High Molecular Weight DNA AUTOMATED EXTRACTION OF HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT DNA

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Nov 14, 2019

SmartExtraction significantly simplifies the entire automated workflow of DNA extraction, setting new standards with regard to efficiency, yield and quality of the DNA.

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Perils of the open office PERILS OF THE OPEN OFFICE

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Nov 13, 2019

Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That’s where we come in, with solutions that avert open office perils. Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That&rsqu...

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Gene Editing GENE EDITING

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Nov 13, 2019

The ability to precisely edit the genome of a living cell holds enormous potential for accelerating life science research and biotechnology and even treating human disease.

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Will CRISPR’s promise force the organic industry to reconsider its opposition to gene-edited crops? WILL CRISPR’S PROMISE FORCE THE ORGANIC INDUSTRY TO RECONSIDER ITS OPPOSITION TO GENE-EDITED CROPS?

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Nov 13, 2019

Opposition to genetically modified (GM) crops advanced by organic activist groups (and official organizations like the US National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) or the EU’s European Court of Justice) is based on the claim that recombinant DNA technology introduces genes from one species into ...

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A Step Closer to a Bioengineered Liver Fit for Transplantation A STEP CLOSER TO A BIOENGINEERED LIVER FIT FOR TRANSPLANTATION

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Nov 13, 2019

Currently over 6,300 people in the UK are waiting for an organ transplant, and sadly everyday around three people die waiting. In efforts to reduce the reliance on organ donors and improve the outlook for patients, alternative sources of organs are being explored by several research groups. In a stu...

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Cell Lysate Sample Handling with Simoa Bead-Based Assays CELL LYSATE SAMPLE HANDLING WITH SIMOA BEAD-BASED ASSAYS

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Nov 12, 2019

This document describes a novel Quanterix lysate diluent for running lysate samples with Simoa assays diluent.

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What if Raining Completely Stopped? WHAT IF RAINING COMPLETELY STOPPED?

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Nov 12, 2019

Rain is a key source of water for all the species living on Earth. 71% of Earth is covered with water. When sunlight hits the water surface it causes the water evaporation which later drops in form of rain.

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Fighting climate change with gene editing: Can we slash cows’ methane production? FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE WITH GENE EDITING: CAN WE SLASH COWS’ METHANE PRODUCTION?

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Nov 12, 2019

The first two are pretty straightforward: Cows emit methane in their burps (both front and rear), and this greenhouse gas is one of the most damaging contributors to the global warming alarm that’s currently gripping the headlines. Indeed, food production as a whole generates perhaps 25 percen...

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How the pursuit of better education, career opportunities may be creating regional genetic inequalities HOW THE PURSUIT OF BETTER EDUCATION, CAREER OPPORTUNITIES MAY BE CREATING REGIONAL GENETIC INEQUALITIES

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Nov 12, 2019

These days, with the world increasingly divided along social and political lines, the last thing we need is another way to classify people into disparate groups. But if the classification is rooted in biology and contextualized appropriately, it could stand to remove the moral judgements that typica...

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POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS

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Nov 11, 2019

It’s a well-documented trend that the rise of digital channels such as webchat, apps, FAQs, etc., has led to a change in the way contact centers handle interactions. The routine, “easy” interactions are now handled by self-service channels. Deflecting these low-value interactions h...

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Science of Stem Cells - 3.0 SCIENCE OF STEM CELLS - 3.0

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Nov 11, 2019

Stem cells are primal cells found in all multi-cellular organisms. In a developing embryo, stem cells can differentiate into all of the specialized embryonic tissues. In adult organisms, stem cells and progenitor cells act as a repair system for the body, replenishing specialized cells.

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Why and How to Prepare for a Successful Biotech IPO WHY AND HOW TO PREPARE FOR A SUCCESSFUL BIOTECH IPO

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Nov 11, 2019

Any biotech company that has reached a certain size and is in need of investment will have to consider the critical question: is it time to go public? Navigating the stock market can be particularly challenging for biotech companies. The biotech industry has some unique requirements that sets it apa...

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The Value and Versatility of Clinical Flow Cytometry THE VALUE AND VERSATILITY OF CLINICAL FLOW CYTOMETRY

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Nov 11, 2019

The first conventional fluorescence-based flow cytometer was developed and commercialized in the late ‘60s/early ’70s in Germany.2 Over the last five decades, FCM has developed rapidly in terms of the number of its applications and the quantity and dimensionality of the data it generates...

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Golden Rice: The GMO crop loved by humanitarians, opposed by Greenpeace GOLDEN RICE: THE GMO CROP LOVED BY HUMANITARIANS, OPPOSED BY GREENPEACE

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Nov 08, 2019

The Philippines and Bangladesh are moving closer towards commercialization of the GMO food crop to combat vitamin A deficiency, a serious public health issue in Asia. Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), the countries’ joint food safety regulator, already has recommended Golden Rice b...

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Ectogenesis: How artificial placentas could aid premature babies, upend entrenched abortion views ECTOGENESIS: HOW ARTIFICIAL PLACENTAS COULD AID PREMATURE BABIES, UPEND ENTRENCHED ABORTION VIEWS

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Nov 08, 2019

It’s called an artificial placenta, it’s not science fiction anymore, and it’s a major technological milestone along the path to ectogenesis — development from egg to full-term infant outside the mother’s body. Ectogenesis would require a complete artificial womb, and t...

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GMO Mosquitos Gone Wild GMO MOSQUITOS GONE WILD

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Nov 07, 2019

An experimental pest control method using genetically-modified mosquitoes has gone wrong.

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STEM CELLS VS PRP STEM CELLS VS PRP

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Nov 07, 2019

The main difference involves the cells used in the treatment: Stem cells come from different sources including cord blood(umbilical) and bone marrow. PRP uses a solution created from components of the patient's blood.

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Nanodiscs: The Mobile Home for Membrane Proteins NANODISCS: THE MOBILE HOME FOR MEMBRANE PROTEINS

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Nov 07, 2019

Membrane proteins are a highly relevant research topic in the field of medicine. Most drug studies are based on identifying how a drug can influence the membrane protein in question. As the cells' connection to the extracellular world, membrane proteins sit at the top of numerous essential signa...

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The Advanced Data Visualization Tools Uncovering Hidden Biopharma Insight THE ADVANCED DATA VISUALIZATION TOOLS UNCOVERING HIDDEN BIOPHARMA INSIGHT

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Nov 06, 2019

The biopharmaceutical industry has access to more information than ever before, thanks to advanced high-throughput techniques such as next-generation sequencing and mass spectrometry that are capable of generating multi-dimensional data on an unprecedented scale. While these approaches are helping t...

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How Gene Therapy Is Evolving to Tackle Complex Diseases HOW GENE THERAPY IS EVOLVING TO TACKLE COMPLEX DISEASES

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Nov 06, 2019

Gene therapy has traditionally been applied to well-understood diseases where a single genetic mutation was to blame. A new generation of technology is expanding the potential of gene therapy to treat conditions that were previously unreachable. Since the first gene therapy clinical trials in the 19...

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Next-generation Sequencing Advancements in the Diagnostic Lab NEXT-GENERATION SEQUENCING ADVANCEMENTS IN THE DIAGNOSTIC LAB

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Nov 06, 2019

An increasing number of clinical laboratories are adopting next-generation sequencing (NGS) in diagnostics, both due to the declining costs of sequencing technologies and the robust biomarker data that can be generated from a single test. However, despite significant advances in library prep kits, a...

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Making a Difference MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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Nov 05, 2019

Whether in computational biology, accounts payable, or software engineering, we're all here because we really want to make a difference in people's lives.

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How DNA got into the bacteriophage HOW DNA GOT INTO THE BACTERIOPHAGE

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Nov 05, 2019

How the DNA got into the killer machine In a bacterium infected by T4, new bacteriophages are assembled in a stepwise process: the shaft builds up, DNA is replicated and the empty pro-head assembles as an empty shell. But how does the DNA get into the prohead?

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The Latest Advancements in Metabolomics THE LATEST ADVANCEMENTS IN METABOLOMICS

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Nov 05, 2019

Metabolomics is a field dedicated to the study of small molecules, or metabolites, present in a biological system. Analysis of the metabolites present within an organism (the metabolome) or cell provides a chemical fingerprint of its physiological status. Characterizing the metabolome has a wide ran...

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Does marijuana help with depression and anxiety? DOES MARIJUANA HELP WITH DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY?

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Nov 05, 2019

A major study has found little evidence that cannabis helps with depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions, despite growing claims that the drug is a useful treatment. Wayne Hall at the University of Queensland, Australia, and his colleagues evaluated all the published and unpublished r...

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Organoids – Revolutionizing the Study of Human Development and Disease ORGANOIDS – REVOLUTIONIZING THE STUDY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND DISEASE

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Nov 04, 2019

Often referred to as “mini-organs”, organoids are tiny self-organizing 3D assemblies of cells which show some physiological features of a specific organ.

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Biosimilars – commercial best practices in the age of sustainability BIOSIMILARS – COMMERCIAL BEST PRACTICES IN THE AGE OF SUSTAINABILITY

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Nov 04, 2019

Revenues from biologics increased by 70% from 2011 to 2016. Biologics account for 20-22% of total pharmaceutical spending. IQVIA estimates US biologics spending will reach $320bn by 2023

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Fuelling Innovation in UK Life Sciences FUELLING INNOVATION IN UK LIFE SCIENCES

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Nov 04, 2019

Life science start-ups face several hurdles along the path to success, with many never reaching their potential. A lack of adequate funding and support can limit the development of potentially game-changing technologies. Increasingly, business accelerators especially designed for the life sciences a...

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What is Ehlers-Danlos syndrome? WHAT IS EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME?

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Nov 04, 2019

The group of disorders usually is characterized by fragile tissue and joints and skin that stretch more than they're supposed to. Patients with EDS usually have weaker or less collagen -- the tough protein that helps keep connective tissue strong and flexible, the National Organization for Rare ...

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Building an Artificial Chromosom BUILDING AN ARTIFICIAL CHROMOSOM

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Nov 01, 2019

To convert a piece of cloned DNA into a centromere-containing human artificial chromosome (HAC), an array of repeated LacO sequences is incorporated into the DNA.

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Red Tides Still Hold Tantalizing Mysteries RED TIDES STILL HOLD TANTALIZING MYSTERIES

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Nov 01, 2019

A full description of the lifecycle of Karenia brevis could lead to improved monitoring, prediction, and mitigation of the harmful algal blooms it regularly causes.

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How the Mitochondrial and Nuclear Genomes Interact HOW THE MITOCHONDRIAL AND NUCLEAR GENOMES INTERACT

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Nov 01, 2019

From regulating each other’s gene expression to encoding different parts of the same proteins, the two genome types in every eukaryotic cell are far from independent.

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BARCODING IN THE BIOTECH SECTOR BARCODING IN THE BIOTECH SECTOR

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Nov 01, 2019

Barcode scanning is a tool which has become well-established in many industries across the globe. It delivers proven efficiencies and cost-savings in many environments, from the warehouse to the supermarket checkout. Barcode labelling and scanning can provide huge benefits in terms of inventory accu...

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Agrigenomics Yields a Next-Gen Cornucopia AGRIGENOMICS YIELDS A NEXT-GEN CORNUCOPIA

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Nov 01, 2019

Gene editing technology takes agricultural biotechnology beyond transgenic technology, which transfers “as is” genes from one species to another. Essentially, gene editing is more refined than transgenesis. This difference may justify the view that gene edited plants are not, like transg...

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Xylanases: An Overview XYLANASES: AN OVERVIEW

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Oct 31, 2019

Xylanases from fungal and bacterial sources have been extensively studied and produced commercially.

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Nanoparticles as New Antimicrobial Agents NANOPARTICLES AS NEW ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS

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Oct 31, 2019

Antimicrobials are the synthetic molecules obtained from natural sources are widely used against pathogenic microbes.

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Genetics, Genomics & Biotechnology Major Snippets GENETICS, GENOMICS & BIOTECHNOLOGY MAJOR SNIPPETS

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Oct 30, 2019

Genetics, Genomics and Biotechnology choose to follow one of four available course tracks depending on individual interest.

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Therapeutically Targeting the Interconnected Biology of the Gut THERAPEUTICALLY TARGETING THE INTERCONNECTED BIOLOGY OF THE GUT

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Oct 30, 2019

Over 100 million neurons and approximately 70–80% of your body's immune cells are found in the gastrointestinal tract or "gut". These cells share their "home" with trillions of microbial cells that make up the "microbiota". Together these three components make...

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Are Automation and AI the Future of Brain Scan Analysis? ARE AUTOMATION AND AI THE FUTURE OF BRAIN SCAN ANALYSIS?

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Oct 30, 2019

After decades of development work, and trial and error and money spent, you might think that by the time your head is put inside a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner at a hospital, the difficult part of looking inside the brain is finished. But often it’s the analysis that comes after yo...

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Assess cell viability and proliferation with colorimetric readouts ASSESS CELL VIABILITY AND PROLIFERATION WITH COLORIMETRIC READOUTS

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Oct 29, 2019

Scientists from Molecular Devices compare an MTT assay to the colorimetric Cell Cytotoxicity Assay to assess for both experimental efficacy as well as overall workflow efficiency and time required to run the assays.

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Light and Sound Brain Wave Stimulation Shows Pre-clinical Potential As Alzheimer’s Therapy LIGHT AND SOUND BRAIN WAVE STIMULATION SHOWS PRE-CLINICAL POTENTIAL AS ALZHEIMER’S THERAPY

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Oct 25, 2019

Research presented at Neuroscience 2019, hosted in Chicago this week, has shown promising pre-clinical data in mice that suggests altering the electrical oscillations of neuronal networks with external light and sound stimulation might have brain-boosting effects that reduce pathology related to Alz...

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Phenotypic Screening – Advances in Technologies and Techniques PHENOTYPIC SCREENING – ADVANCES IN TECHNOLOGIES AND TECHNIQUES

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Oct 25, 2019

Phenotypic screening is gaining new momentum in drug discovery with the hope that this approach will improve the success rate of drug approval. In this article we look at some of the latest screening tools and their applications. Phenotypic screening essentially allows scientists to interrogate biol...

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Reliable Single Cell Cloning with Advanced Microfluidic Dispensing RELIABLE SINGLE CELL CLONING WITH ADVANCED MICROFLUIDIC DISPENSING

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Oct 24, 2019

Find out how to accelerate and improve selective single cell cloning with advanced microfluidic dispensing.

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Can A Neutron Star Destroy The Sun? CAN A NEUTRON STAR DESTROY THE SUN?

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Oct 24, 2019

When a medium size star whose mass is 15 to 29 times the mass of Sun dies, it's central core collapses into itself and a Neutron Star is born.

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‘Hacking the Code of Life’: How gene editing will lead to disease cures and nutritionally enhanced food ‘HACKING THE CODE OF LIFE’: HOW GENE EDITING WILL LEAD TO DISEASE CURES AND NUTRITIONALLY ENHANCED FOOD

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Oct 24, 2019

Across the US, more than 100,000 people are awaiting organ transplants. But there simply aren’t enough hearts, lungs, livers, and kidneys to meet demand, and 20 people die every day without the organs they need. For decades, scientists have dreamed of using animals to help fill the gap. They&r...

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BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE

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Oct 23, 2019

If you’re like me, one of the first things you do when you leave the house in the morning is put on your headset. I may be joining a meeting, calling a friend, getting coffee – sometimes all three – before I even set foot in the office. When I get to work, I’m collaborating w...

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What if UY Scuti Collides With R136A1? WHAT IF UY SCUTI COLLIDES WITH R136A1?

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Oct 23, 2019

UY Scuti is a red super-giant star located 5,219 light years away from us. It is the largest known star in space with a diameter of 2.3 billion kilometres and mass 7-10 times of the Sun's mass.

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Analyzing Sperm DNA Damage to Diagnose Male Infertility ANALYZING SPERM DNA DAMAGE TO DIAGNOSE MALE INFERTILITY

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Oct 23, 2019

In over a third of infertile couples, male infertility is thought to play a role in the inability to conceive a child. Sperm DNA damage is a leading cause of male infertility but is a measure that is not analyzed by current fertility tests. The knock-on effect of this is a reduction in the potential...

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Why the Michael J. Fox Foundation Advocates for Cannabis Research WHY THE MICHAEL J. FOX FOUNDATION ADVOCATES FOR CANNABIS RESEARCH

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Oct 23, 2019

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF), which was established by and is named after the actor who has the disease, continues to advocate for cannabis research. As reported by Marijuana Moment, the group is currently pushing Congress to pass three bills relating to cannab...

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POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS

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Oct 22, 2019

It seems like every photo shown of a business in action these days features a bunch of people in a huddle room, looking productive – just like our own Poly beauty shot below. But the technology that is IN the room really matters most to the people who are joining remotely – the people NO...

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Merging With Machines: A Look at Emerging Neuroscience Technologies MERGING WITH MACHINES: A LOOK AT EMERGING NEUROSCIENCE TECHNOLOGIES

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Oct 22, 2019

Billionaire entrepreneur and technophile Elon Musk is just one of the prominent futurists echoing the sentiment that we are on the verge of a full merger with machines. “It’s increasingly hard to tell where I end and where the computer begins,” states historian, professor, and New ...

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Ten Ways Biotechnology Makes the World More Sustainable TEN WAYS BIOTECHNOLOGY MAKES THE WORLD MORE SUSTAINABLE

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Oct 22, 2019

As climate change looms over our future, many industries are turning to biology for solutions to make all aspects of our lives more sustainable for the environment. Biotech companies are rising to the challenge. When developing more sustainable materials and processes, biotechnology draws from milli...

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Arrival of GMO, gene-edited biofortified crops weakens case for organic agriculture ARRIVAL OF GMO, GENE-EDITED BIOFORTIFIED CROPS WEAKENS CASE FOR ORGANIC AGRICULTURE

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Oct 22, 2019

The organic food industry has grown rapidly in recent years. According to the Organic Trade Association, organic food sales rose by 125.1% between 2009 and 2018 to $47.862 billion and accounted for 5.9% of total food sales. One of the major reasons for this stellar expansion is the misconception, pr...

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Rensselaer Research Shedding Light on Some Neurodegenerative Diseases RENSSELAER RESEARCH SHEDDING LIGHT ON SOME NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES

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Oct 21, 2019

A new research technique is helping to track which kinesin motor proteins ferry specific cargo within a neuron. This is shedding light on some neurodegenerative diseases.

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STERIS Life Sciences Washer Manufacturing STERIS LIFE SCIENCES WASHER MANUFACTURING

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Oct 21, 2019

STERIS’ Quebec City (Canada) manufacturing site is a highly specialized plant focusing on the design and fabrication of Pharmaceutical, Research and Healthcare washing systems.

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How to Solve the Manufacturing Bottleneck in Gene Therapy? HOW TO SOLVE THE MANUFACTURING BOTTLENECK IN GENE THERAPY?

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Oct 21, 2019

With over $4B raised in the first half of 2019 and approximately 370 clinical trials underway, the global gene therapy sector is booming. Recent years have seen a steady increase in the number of trials and the amount of money invested. As therapies shift to more common diseases and larger patient n...

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Building a Community to Change Biology for the Better BUILDING A COMMUNITY TO CHANGE BIOLOGY FOR THE BETTER

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Oct 21, 2019

Biological complexity is not getting any easier to unravel but utilizing the power of computers could make us better at it. With the well-documented reproducibility crisis, elevated costs of drug and therapy manufacture and the costs of goods sold crisis, Life Sciences R&D is facing mounting cha...

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This Virus Killed Most People in History THIS VIRUS KILLED MOST PEOPLE IN HISTORY

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Oct 19, 2019

Black Death is a very deadly virus, it is also known as the Great Plague which killed most people in human history. Black Death is caused by Yersinia pestis which is a type of bacterium.

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Advanced Analytical Approaches for Accelerated Development of Gene Therapy Products ADVANCED ANALYTICAL APPROACHES FOR ACCELERATED DEVELOPMENT OF GENE THERAPY PRODUCTS

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Oct 18, 2019

The latest approaches to characterization and quantitation of gene therapy vector proteins

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Blue Ray Biotech Suspended 3D Tumorsphere Chip 10FPS BLUE RAY BIOTECH SUSPENDED 3D TUMORSPHERE CHIP 10FPS

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Oct 18, 2019

This video shows the formation of a 3D spheroid by using a self-made suspended tumorspheroid chip.

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Research Identifies Potential Treatment for Drug-Resistant Brain Cancer RESEARCH IDENTIFIES POTENTIAL TREATMENT FOR DRUG-RESISTANT BRAIN CANCER

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Oct 18, 2019

Researchers have recently found a compound that can eradicate drug-resistant glioblastoma-initiating cells (GICs). This compound, discovered by a collaborative group of Hokkaido University, FUJIFILM Corporation, and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) scientis...

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How Does DEET Keep Mosquitoes at Bay? HOW DOES DEET KEEP MOSQUITOES AT BAY?

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Oct 18, 2019

Since its invention during the Second World War for soldiers stationed in countries where malaria transmission rates were high, researchers have worked to pinpoint precisely how DEET actually affects mosquitos. Past studies have analyzed the chemical structure of the repellent, studied the response ...

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Live Cell Imaging made Easy LIVE CELL IMAGING MADE EASY

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Oct 17, 2019

With holomonitors you can study life and death of your cells directly in the incubator.

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This Is The Most Venomous Snake On Earth! THIS IS THE MOST VENOMOUS SNAKE ON EARTH!

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Oct 17, 2019

There are 3,500 snake species in the world, most of these snakes are harmless. Roughly 600 of them are venomous and one them is Inland Taipan. It's poison is so deadly that each bite can deliver enough Venom that can easily neutralize up to 100 people.

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Why Are Human Brains So Big? WHY ARE HUMAN BRAINS SO BIG?

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Oct 17, 2019

The human brain is about three times the size of the brains of great apes. This has to do, among other things, with the evolution of novel brain structures that enabled complex behaviors such as language and tool production. A study by anthropologists at the University of Zurich now shows that chang...

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A Natural, Eco-friendly Pesticide Synthesized for the First Time A NATURAL, ECO-FRIENDLY PESTICIDE SYNTHESIZED FOR THE FIRST TIME

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Oct 17, 2019

A group of organic chemists at California Institute of Technology has come up with a synthesis method to produce a naturally existing pesticide named perseanol for the first time, a feat involving a 16-step chemical procedure. So why did they go through so much trouble to obtain a single molecule?

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The Future of Nanotechnology in Medicine THE FUTURE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY IN MEDICINE

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Oct 15, 2019

This infographic highlights some of the most promising nanotechnology breakthroughs in medicine.

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This is The Most Venomous Creature on Earth! THIS IS THE MOST VENOMOUS CREATURE ON EARTH!

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Oct 15, 2019

In 1982, when 26 years old Ian McCormack went on diving for lobster he was stung by a box jellyfish. Box Jellyfish is most venomous marine animal. Box Jellyfish's poison is so deadly that it can kill a person in just a few minutes.

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Four New Technologies That Will Change Cancer Treatment FOUR NEW TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL CHANGE CANCER TREATMENT

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Oct 15, 2019

New approaches to tame the immune system in the fight against cancer are getting us closer to a future where cancer becomes a curable disease. Personalized vaccines, cell therapy, gene editing and microbiome treatments are four technologies that will change the way cancer is treated. Curing cancer i...

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How Does Cold Plasma Enhance Seed Germination and Plant Growth? HOW DOES COLD PLASMA ENHANCE SEED GERMINATION AND PLANT GROWTH?

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Oct 15, 2019

When we think about the greatest threat facing humanity, we tend to picture climate change and antibiotic resistance, not what we are going to have for dinner. But the truth is, our need for food poses one of the biggest challenges to the planet. According to an estimate by the Food and Agricultural...

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Scientists Help Immune System Find Hidden Cancer Cells SCIENTISTS HELP IMMUNE SYSTEM FIND HIDDEN CANCER CELLS

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Oct 15, 2019

Cancer cells are masters at avoiding detection, but a new system developed by Yale scientists can make them stand out from the crowd and help the immune system spot and eliminate tumors that other forms of immunotherapies might miss, the researchers report Oct. 14 in the journal Nature Immunology. T...

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The CRO built for biotech – Worldwide sees 50% growth in 2019 THE CRO BUILT FOR BIOTECH – WORLDWIDE SEES 50% GROWTH IN 2019

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Oct 14, 2019

The CRO industry is continuing to see a rise in mergers and acquisitions, with spending reaching $24 billion in 2016. As major CROs become massive entities, they fail to deliver the flexibility and innovative service small to midsized pharmaceutical and emerging biotech organizations require. Howeve...

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Fighting Neurodegeneration by Understanding Inflammation FIGHTING NEURODEGENERATION BY UNDERSTANDING INFLAMMATION

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Oct 14, 2019

Neurodegenerative diseases are one of the most pressing challenges of our time and teasing out the cellular mechanisms underpinning these diseases is a key goal for researchers in the field. We talked to Stéphane Martinez of CISBIO, a leading life sciences and diagnostics company, to discuss ...

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This is How Your Immune System Responds to Ebola Vaccination THIS IS HOW YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM RESPONDS TO EBOLA VACCINATION

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Oct 14, 2019

Vaccines to prevent Ebola are still in their infancy, with experimental-only versions being used only in the most dire of instances. In a new study, scientists question the vaccine’s long-term effectiveness and its impact on the immune system. They also ask: how does the immune response of vac...

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What Made Albert Einstein A Genius? WHAT MADE ALBERT EINSTEIN A GENIUS?

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Oct 12, 2019

Before death Einstein asked not to conduct research on his body he wanted his body to be cremated and ashes scattered secretly. On April 18, 1955, Einstein passed away in Princeton.

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The Biotech THE BIOTECH

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Oct 11, 2019

Introduction to Biotech

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INVESTOR RELATIONS CONSIDERATIONS FOR BIOTECHS PARTNERING WITH BIG PHARMA INVESTOR RELATIONS CONSIDERATIONS FOR BIOTECHS PARTNERING WITH BIG PHARMA

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Oct 11, 2019

Public and private investors in biotechnology stocks always look for the third-party validation of a biotech’s claims and technology. Multiple parties can provide such endorsements, including marquee investors, the scientific conferences at which biotechs present, the journals in which preclin...

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Making a GMO MAKING A GMO

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Oct 10, 2019

Pacifique Nshimiyimana, a 2019 Alliance for Science Fellow from Rwanda, shares his thoughts after working on a transgenic (GMO) crop in the lab.

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Maintaining Quality in Stem Cell Products: ATMPs and Regulation MAINTAINING QUALITY IN STEM CELL PRODUCTS: ATMPS AND REGULATION

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Oct 10, 2019

Stem cells are categorized as Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs) when undergoing substantial manipulation or when used for a different essential function. ATMPs are medicines for human use with gene, tissue or cell components. They can be classified into gene therapy medicines, somatic-cell...

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Overcoming the barriers to cell and gene therapies OVERCOMING THE BARRIERS TO CELL AND GENE THERAPIES

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Oct 10, 2019

ATMPs are varied and complex, ranging from potential one-off curative treatments to treatments tailored to a specific individual. As such, they differ significantly from ‘traditional’ medicinal treatments, something which has been recognised by regulators in Europe: the European Parliame...

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A Conversation on the "Latest and Greatest" in Metabolomics A CONVERSATION ON THE "LATEST AND GREATEST" IN METABOLOMICS

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Oct 10, 2019

Aided by advances in high-throughput technologies, the metabolomics research field has gained significant traction in recent years. A plethora of literature is published each day exploring the impact of metabolite research on human health and disease, and it can be hard to keep up with the latest ad...

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How Long Can Umbilical Cord Stem Cells by Cryogenically Preserved? HOW LONG CAN UMBILICAL CORD STEM CELLS BY CRYOGENICALLY PRESERVED?

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Oct 09, 2019

The umbilical cord stem cell tissue processed at UCB and then used at R3 Stem Cell Centers is minimally manipulated without radiation and minimal usage of enzymes, reagents or buffers. The products are very pure and cryogenically preserved in liquid nitrogen using minimal preservative.

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Improving How Neurological Drugs are Developed Using Cell-Type-Specific Analysis IMPROVING HOW NEUROLOGICAL DRUGS ARE DEVELOPED USING CELL-TYPE-SPECIFIC ANALYSIS

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Oct 09, 2019

Studying the brain and developing drugs against neurological diseases have been challenging for many reasons, including not fully understanding the pathology of neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Ideally, drugs that specifically target proteins involved in disease ar...

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Who Is Responsible for Reproducible Science? WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR REPRODUCIBLE SCIENCE?

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Oct 09, 2019

Reproducibility is now recognized as a core feature of good scientific practice but too many papers fail to meet the grade. We talked to Leslie D McIntosh, CEO of Ripeta, a digital science portfolio company that is aiming to make verifying reproducibility an easier task. In this interview, we ask Le...

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Commercializing Fungi with Biotechnology COMMERCIALIZING FUNGI WITH BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Oct 08, 2019

Biotechnological interventions for harnessing podophyllotoxin from plant and fungal species: current status, challenges, and opportunities for its commercialization.

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How Harvest Quest Eliminates Environmental Pollutants HOW HARVEST QUEST ELIMINATES ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS

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Oct 07, 2019

Sustainable and economically viable processes to treat contaminated soils and sludges from all types of industries as well as E&P waste from the oil and gas industry.

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How do stem cells help degenerative arthritis? HOW DO STEM CELLS HELP DEGENERATIVE ARTHRITIS?

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Oct 07, 2019

Learn how stem cells help regenerate cartilage and slow down degenerative arthritis.

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The challenges of hit-to-lead in drug discovery THE CHALLENGES OF HIT-TO-LEAD IN DRUG DISCOVERY

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Oct 07, 2019

Researchers can narrow down their search for drug candidates using hit-to-lead techniques that reveal which compounds are most active against a target. Our ability to generate biological data libraries far exceeds our ability to test them,3 meaning that there is an abundance of available data with n...

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How synthetic biology will transform manufacturing and improve sustainability HOW SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY WILL TRANSFORM MANUFACTURING AND IMPROVE SUSTAINABILITY

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Oct 07, 2019

Sustainability is in vogue, with businesses and cities jostling to improve their public image and produce goods and services using renewable sources. Yet cities exponentially swell and carbon emissions continue to increase. Global CO2 emissions rise nearly every year (about 36 billion tons in 2014),...

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USDA bioengineered food label makes grocery store debut on GMO Impossible Burger USDA BIOENGINEERED FOOD LABEL MAKES GROCERY STORE DEBUT ON GMO IMPOSSIBLE BURGER

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Oct 04, 2019

After years of intense debate over GMO labeling, the “Bioengineered”  (or BE) labels developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are starting to appear on products sold in US grocery stores.

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Stem cell therapy for spinal cord injury STEM CELL THERAPY FOR SPINAL CORD INJURY

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Oct 04, 2019

Since Stem Cell was introduced in 1961. It was the important discovery on the repairing and replacing died or damaged cells which applied the similarities to all living species. The enormous expectations on stem cells of extending human lives become more and more realistic. This article will introdu...

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This Biotech Genetically Engineers Trees to Produce Biofuels THIS BIOTECH GENETICALLY ENGINEERS TREES TO PRODUCE BIOFUELS

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Oct 04, 2019

To improve the yield and robustness of tree crops such as spruce and eucalyptus using selective breeding and genetic engineering. This would help to boost the production of products such as biofuels and wood from each tree.The looming threat of climate change is increasing the pressure to reduce our...

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Applying Precision Genomics in Biopharma Drug Development APPLYING PRECISION GENOMICS IN BIOPHARMA DRUG DEVELOPMENT

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Oct 04, 2019

Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering and developing novel products to treat cancer. Specifically, Onconova focus on Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS). Recently, the company announced a collaboration with Mission Bio to utilize the Mission Bio Tapestri Plat...

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A New Meaning for Strip Steak: Making Red Meat Safer to Eat A NEW MEANING FOR STRIP STEAK: MAKING RED MEAT SAFER TO EAT

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Oct 03, 2019

Despite the rising popularity of plant-based burgers like the Impossible and Beyond, plenty of people still like the real deal. Many studies have linked eating red meat (beef, pork, and lamb) to atherosclerosis, colorectal cancer, other ills, and shortened life. That’s why experts quickly chal...

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Adeno-Associated Virus Gene Therapy Landscape ADENO-ASSOCIATED VIRUS GENE THERAPY LANDSCAPE

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Oct 02, 2019

Adeno-associated viruses (AAV) are virus particles composed of single-stranded DNA surrounded by a protein shell. Despite their simple structure, recombinant AAVs (rAAV) can perform the important role of delivering nucleic acids into cells during gene therapy.

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Building a CO2-concentrating mechanism BUILDING A CO2-CONCENTRATING MECHANISM

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Oct 02, 2019

Researchers from the Universities of Edinburgh, York, Cambridge and Princeton have demonstrated a key step towards reconstructing a CO2-concentrating mechanism (CCM) used by green algae in plants. They were able to form a hybrid carbon fixing complex with parts from algae and plants in vitro as a pr...

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What Do Life Sciences Professionals Value In Employers? WHAT DO LIFE SCIENCES PROFESSIONALS VALUE IN EMPLOYERS?

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Oct 01, 2019

The opportunity to do interesting and meaningful work continues to be more valuable than money, according to more than 2,700 life science professionals who took BioSpace’s 2019 Ideal Employer survey. Eighty-four percent of professionals said the availability of interesting and meaningful work ...

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Uncovering Gene Function in Human Neurons Using CRISPR UNCOVERING GENE FUNCTION IN HUMAN NEURONS USING CRISPR

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Oct 01, 2019

CRISPR interference-based platform for genetic screens in human iPSC-derived neurons. This platform enables systematic elucidation of gene function in human neurons and reveals neuron-specific roles of genes for survival, transcriptomic states, and morphology.

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Optimization of therapeutic gene editing in human hematopoietic stem cells OPTIMIZATION OF THERAPEUTIC GENE EDITING IN HUMAN HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS

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Oct 01, 2019

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common inherited blood disorder in the US and affects million people worldwide. The mutation of just one amino acid in the beta-chain of hemoglobin (Hb) causes the production of an altered Hemoglobin S. This results in multiple health problems like severe pain d...

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European biotech financing is maturing, but the gap with the United States keeps growing EUROPEAN BIOTECH FINANCING IS MATURING, BUT THE GAP WITH THE UNITED STATES KEEPS GROWING

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Sep 30, 2019

How much financing is needed to encourage growth in Europe’s biotech sector? The analysis in our latest report, “Biotech in Europe: A strong foundation for growth and innovation,” shows that investment in European biotechs is increasing.

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Eliminating synthetic fertilizer won’t solve agriculture’s nitrogen pollution problem ELIMINATING SYNTHETIC FERTILIZER WON’T SOLVE AGRICULTURE’S NITROGEN POLLUTION PROBLEM

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Sep 30, 2019

Nitrogen pollution is a pressing problem for ecosystem health and the climate. Large shares of nitrogen applied to farms as synthetic fertilizer or manure wash into rivers — causing algal blooms and killing off marine life — and contribute to greenhouse gas emissions. The impacts are so ...

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How to invest smartly in biotech? HOW TO INVEST SMARTLY IN BIOTECH?

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Sep 30, 2019

The subject line is of course provocative. Biotech investments are associated with high risks so, depending on your personal risk profile, it might never be smart for you to invest in biotech. On the other hand, any investment in the stock market is risky. Investing in the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index...

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Probiotics as ‘living medicine’: Synthetic biology takes on gut diseases, metabolic syndromes PROBIOTICS AS ‘LIVING MEDICINE’: SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY TAKES ON GUT DISEASES, METABOLIC SYNDROMES

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Sep 30, 2019

The human body does not exist in a vacuum. On the contrary, we are in close proximity and constantly interact with numerous microbes – according to a recent study there are as many microbial as human cells in our bodies. The genetic diversity they bring is staggering: a human cell contains aro...

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CRISPR Explained: The future of Genetic Engineering CRISPR EXPLAINED: THE FUTURE OF GENETIC ENGINEERING

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Sep 29, 2019

CRISPR or clustered regularly inter-spaced short palindromic repeats has become a pretty big deal in the world of biotechnology. In this video we will take a look at the very basics of CRISPR and a couple of examples of its applications so that we can build a base understanding of the concepts of th...

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BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY

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Sep 29, 2019

Bioresource Technology publishes original articles, review articles, case studies and short communications on the fundamentals, applications and management of bioresource technology.

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Top 5 Habits That Can Cause Heart Attacks TOP 5 HABITS THAT CAN CAUSE HEART ATTACKS

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Sep 27, 2019

According to hard data, five harmful habits herald the coming of heart disease. These five are smoking, being inactive, carrying too many pounds, eating poorly, and drinking too much alcohol.

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How to Win Biotech Funding HOW TO WIN BIOTECH FUNDING

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Sep 27, 2019

The report provides an in-depth look at successful, proven approaches to investor presentations used today by hundreds of biotech and other life sciences executives.

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Accurate and reliable analytics are crucial in the development and manufacturing of viral-based drugs. ACCURATE AND RELIABLE ANALYTICS ARE CRUCIAL IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND MANUFACTURING OF VIRAL-BASED DRUGS.

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Sep 27, 2019

MiniTEM is an innovative analytics solution that uses artificial intelligence to automate the analysis of viral particle samples.

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Don’t be Duped! Avoid These 5 “Information Traps” in the Stem Cell Industry DON’T BE DUPED! AVOID THESE 5 “INFORMATION TRAPS” IN THE STEM CELL INDUSTRY

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Sep 27, 2019

GIOSTAR Chicago believes that patients should be armed with education about all options to improve their health and wellness, including stem cell therapy. In this post, we examine five common ways that patients can get fooled about stem cell therapy.

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Could blood from babies’ umbilical cords rejuvenate our grandparents’ brains? COULD BLOOD FROM BABIES’ UMBILICAL CORDS REJUVENATE OUR GRANDPARENTS’ BRAINS?

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Sep 27, 2019

Even without diseases like Alzheimer’s and other dementia, human brains experience deterioration that inevitably comes with aging. One of the areas most affected is the hippocampus, a small region deep inside the brain that helps us remember our experiences. As we age, new cells aren’t a...

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Top 5 functions of the Appendix TOP 5 FUNCTIONS OF THE APPENDIX

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Sep 26, 2019

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology.

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Allergies: Why is the Immune System Being so Sensitive? ALLERGIES: WHY IS THE IMMUNE SYSTEM BEING SO SENSITIVE?

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Sep 26, 2019

The allergic response is a type (or types) of hypersensitivity responses that are defined by an overactive immune response that leads to tissue damage of the host.  There are five types of hypersensitivity responses, three of which (Type II, III, & V) are characteristic of autoimmune respon...

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Chasing freedom from food allergies through controversial oral immunotherapy treatments CHASING FREEDOM FROM FOOD ALLERGIES THROUGH CONTROVERSIAL ORAL IMMUNOTHERAPY TREATMENTS

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Sep 26, 2019

For families with food allergies, micro-managing daily life to avoid accidentally consuming the wrong food can be a huge burden. They scour labels. They avoid restaurants. They ban their kids from birthday parties, or refuse to enter sports stadiums, worrying that peanut shells littering the ground ...

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Top 5 Chemicals That Can Harm Your Brain TOP 5 CHEMICALS THAT CAN HARM YOUR BRAIN

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Sep 25, 2019

Leading scientists recently identified a dozen chemicals as being responsible for widespread behavioral and cognitive problems.

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As synthetic DNA becomes more accessible, biosecurity becomes challenging AS SYNTHETIC DNA BECOMES MORE ACCESSIBLE, BIOSECURITY BECOMES CHALLENGING

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Sep 25, 2019

Genetic programming has taken off in recent years. But as NPR reports, demand for this technology strains the limits of the safety measures meant to shield the world from bioterrorism. At Ginkgo Bioworks, scientists synthesize more than 10k genes each month — primarily for clients in the pharm...

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Experimental blood tests for Alzheimer’s could boost research, treatment of the disease EXPERIMENTAL BLOOD TESTS FOR ALZHEIMER’S COULD BOOST RESEARCH, TREATMENT OF THE DISEASE

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Sep 25, 2019

Many people who have problems with their memory, especially if they are elderly, worry that they have Alzheimer’s disease, which afflicts at least 5.5 million people in the U.S. and brings tremendous burdens to families as well. This concern is paramount among those who have seen a family memb...

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The challenge of raw material variability and strategies for standardization THE CHALLENGE OF RAW MATERIAL VARIABILITY AND STRATEGIES FOR STANDARDIZATION

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Sep 24, 2019

The advancement of cell therapies depends on the success of industry-wide efforts to reduce variability in source materials, manufacturing processes, and analytical strategies. A newly-published paper in Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine identifies several sources of variability th...

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How organic industry opposition to CRISPR gene editing encourages pesticide use HOW ORGANIC INDUSTRY OPPOSITION TO CRISPR GENE EDITING ENCOURAGES PESTICIDE USE

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Sep 24, 2019

The increasing popularity of organic food is driven largely by consumers hoping to avoid pesticide exposure. When the Soil Association, a UK-based organic advocacy group, asked consumers why they didn’t buy conventional foods, 95 percent of them said they did so because of pesticides. Despite ...

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BACTERIA TYPES AND SHAPES BACTERIA TYPES AND SHAPES

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Sep 23, 2019

Most bacteria come in one of three basic shapes: coccus, rod or bacillus, and spiral.

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Employers Mandate Stem Cell Therapies? EMPLOYERS MANDATE STEM CELL THERAPIES?

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Sep 23, 2019

Would you forgo surgery to jump on the stem cell bandwagon?

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Pipetting Ergonomics PIPETTING ERGONOMICS

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Sep 23, 2019

Areas of the body where pipetting related musculoskeletal disorders appear. Factors influencing the development of pipetting related musculoskeletal disorders. Solutions for lowering the risk for musculoskeletal disorders

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Simpler, Gentler Cell Sorting SIMPLER, GENTLER CELL SORTING

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Sep 23, 2019

Cell sorting is one of the most critical tools in an immunologist's toolbelt. There are several ways to sort cells, from centrifugation to magnetic to very specific, targeted sorting. For multiparametric targeted sorting, researchers can stain their samples with fluorescent antibodies for phenot...

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Oxitec’s GMO mosquitoes spread their genes in the wild? OXITEC’S GMO MOSQUITOES SPREAD THEIR GENES IN THE WILD?

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Sep 23, 2019

In Florida and Texas, the invasive Aedes aegypti mosquito has posed a serious health threat, carrying the Zika and dengue virus into the state. Traditional insecticides have largely been useless against the mosquito. Outbreaks of Zika virus disease have been recorded in the Americas, Africa, Asia an...

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Biosimilar Use in Cancer Treatment: Current Attitudes & Perceptions BIOSIMILAR USE IN CANCER TREATMENT: CURRENT ATTITUDES & PERCEPTIONS

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Sep 21, 2019

Biological drugs, protein-based products derived from living cells using biotechnology, have been used since the 1990’s as a treatment option for cancer patients. Since 2009, biosimilar therapies (therapeutically equivalent subsequent entry biologics) have been available in different therapeut...

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DSM Biotech DSM BIOTECH

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Sep 20, 2019

They are invisible to the naked eye. But they are everywhere around you: micro-organisms. They’re the smallest, but also the most powerful creatures on earth.

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Glycolysis Inhibitor Could Prevent Cell Death and Excitotoxic Brain Disease GLYCOLYSIS INHIBITOR COULD PREVENT CELL DEATH AND EXCITOTOXIC BRAIN DISEASE

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Sep 20, 2019

An international team of scientists from Gero Discovery LLC, the Institute of Biomedical Research of Salamanca, and Nanosyn, Inc. has found a potential drug that may prevent neuronal death through glucose metabolism modification in stressed neurons. The positive results obtained in mice are promisin...

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Empowering Cancer Patients After Diagnosis EMPOWERING CANCER PATIENTS AFTER DIAGNOSIS

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Sep 20, 2019

Curve.life is a self-help resource for cancer patients and their supporters.  Curve focuses on the things that patients/ supporters can do alongside their medical team to help themselves, not just feel better but also live longer.  Curve aims to “activate” patients, to get them...

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Stem Cells Activate Tooth Regeneration STEM CELLS ACTIVATE TOOTH REGENERATION

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Sep 19, 2019

A genetic variation in dental pulp stem cells enables continuous regeneration, enabling them to restore teeth from within.

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Technology Networks Explores the CRISPR Revolution – Coming Soon TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS EXPLORES THE CRISPR REVOLUTION – COMING SOON

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Sep 19, 2019

The series will also explore the latest technologies available in the CRISPR "toolbox" including industry perspectives, its application in agriculture and farming through a conversation with Professor Alison Van Eenennaam and insights into the global conversation surrounding its ethical im...

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Food Poisoning Bacteria’s Sugar Coating Could Be It’s Undoing FOOD POISONING BACTERIA’S SUGAR COATING COULD BE IT’S UNDOING

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Sep 19, 2019

Underreporting and the difficulties presented in establishing causal relationships between illness and food contamination mean that the burden of foodborne disease to public health and the economy is frequently underestimated. A 2015 report from the World Health Organization on the global burden of ...

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Data Integrity In The Analytical Lab DATA INTEGRITY IN THE ANALYTICAL LAB

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Sep 18, 2019

Assurance of data integrity, security, and privacy, as required by regulators and essential for industry, is becoming more difficult for today’s bioanalytical laboratory. This challenge is compounded by the growing size and complexity of typical datasets, which have expanded to include multipl...

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Drugging the Undruggable: Leveraging the Right Screening Methods for Challenging Targets DRUGGING THE UNDRUGGABLE: LEVERAGING THE RIGHT SCREENING METHODS FOR CHALLENGING TARGETS

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Sep 18, 2019

Challenging targets, such as membrane proteins or protein-protein interactions were considered undruggable in the past.

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Bone, Not Adrenaline, Drives Fight or Flight Response BONE, NOT ADRENALINE, DRIVES FIGHT OR FLIGHT RESPONSE

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Sep 18, 2019

Your bones, not Adrenaline, are responsible for fight or flight response.

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The Gap Between LIMS Capabilities and QC Microbiology Needs THE GAP BETWEEN LIMS CAPABILITIES AND QC MICROBIOLOGY NEEDS

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Sep 18, 2019

QC Microbiology challenges are immense due to sample volumes that often exceed 100,000 samples per year, with some biopharma operations reaching one million samples annually.

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Stem Cell Therapy STEM CELL THERAPY

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Sep 18, 2019

Learn how stem cell therapy can be used to treat damaged cartilage as well as soft issue injuries.

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Exploring the Fourth Dimension of Proteome Analysis EXPLORING THE FOURTH DIMENSION OF PROTEOME ANALYSIS

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Sep 18, 2019

Just a few years ago, it was a successful feat for a proteomics researcher to identify the proteins, peptides and post-translation modifications in a single or small number of samples. Fast-forward ten years, and the field has changed dramatically. Now, scientists want to conduct analyses on a large...

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A – Z of Plant Science A – Z OF PLANT SCIENCE

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Sep 18, 2019

Arabidopsis is an unassuming member of the brassica family, which has had an immeasurable impact on the study of genetics. Throughout science, researchers use model organisms which are extensively studied to understand specific biological processes, with the expectation being these discoveries can s...

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

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Sep 17, 2019

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

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

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Sep 17, 2019

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

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

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Sep 17, 2019

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

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

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Sep 16, 2019

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

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

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Sep 16, 2019

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

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

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Sep 15, 2019

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

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

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Sep 13, 2019

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

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

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Sep 13, 2019

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

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

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Sep 13, 2019

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

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

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Sep 13, 2019

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

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Europe’s Potential for Biotech Innovation EUROPE’S POTENTIAL FOR BIOTECH INNOVATION

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Sep 12, 2019

Interesting to note, China holds the top spot for patents while the U.S. is dominant in biotech discoveries.

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Biology Meets Engineering BIOLOGY MEETS ENGINEERING

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Sep 12, 2019

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

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

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Sep 12, 2019

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

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

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Sep 12, 2019

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

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Bigtincan Hub Overview BIGTINCAN HUB OVERVIEW

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Sep 12, 2019

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

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

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Sep 10, 2019

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

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

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Sep 10, 2019

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

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

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Sep 10, 2019

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

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

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Sep 10, 2019

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

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

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Sep 10, 2019

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

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GenScript Biotech Corporation GENSCRIPT BIOTECH CORPORATION

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Sep 09, 2019

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

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

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Sep 09, 2019

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

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

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Sep 09, 2019

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

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

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Sep 08, 2019

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

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

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Sep 06, 2019

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

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

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Sep 06, 2019

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

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What is GMO Answers WHAT IS GMO ANSWERS

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Sep 05, 2019

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

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BIOTECHNOLOGY ADVANCES BIOTECHNOLOGY ADVANCES

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Sep 05, 2019

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

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

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Sep 05, 2019

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

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

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Sep 05, 2019

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

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

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Sep 04, 2019

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

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Pancreatic Cancer Therapy PANCREATIC CANCER THERAPY

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Sep 04, 2019

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

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

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Sep 04, 2019

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

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

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Sep 04, 2019

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

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

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Sep 03, 2019

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

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Powerfully automate nurturing by integrating Oracle Eloqua with the ML Data Cloud POWERFULLY AUTOMATE NURTURING BY INTEGRATING ORACLE ELOQUA WITH THE ML DATA CLOUD

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Sep 03, 2019

ML’s Oracle Eloqua integration allows you to engage target prospects with relevant content and consistent messaging through the top of the funnel. This bi-directional integration accelerates the buyer journey to drive pipeline growth and conversion by increasing account penetration and engagem...

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5 Reasons Your Company Needs Account-Based Marketing 5 REASONS YOUR COMPANY NEEDS ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Sep 03, 2019

Every company can benefit from account-based marketing, no matter your size or target market. These are our top 5 reasons why your company would benefit from incorporating ABM tactics into your marketing strategy. If you go to any marketing conference or presentation, chances are you’ll hear a...

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pGreen Bacterial Transformation PGREEN BACTERIAL TRANSFORMATION

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Sep 02, 2019

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

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

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Sep 02, 2019

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

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CAPTIVATING STATISTICS ON WHY YOU NEED ABM RIGHT NOW CAPTIVATING STATISTICS ON WHY YOU NEED ABM RIGHT NOW

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Sep 02, 2019

Increase in opportunities using ABM programs, according to Gartnerof business buyers conduct more than half of their research online before making an offline purchase (Forrester). Worth wasted in marketing efforts due to misalignment between marketing and sales (Hubspot) of B2B companies have staff ...

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Optogenetics Without Genetic Engineering OPTOGENETICS WITHOUT GENETIC ENGINEERING

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Sep 01, 2019

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

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

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Sep 01, 2019

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

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

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Aug 31, 2019

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

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

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Aug 30, 2019

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

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CRISPR 101 CRISPR 101

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Aug 29, 2019

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

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

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Aug 29, 2019

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

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

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Aug 29, 2019

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

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Cost Savings And Business Benefits Of The Madison Logic Platform COST SAVINGS AND BUSINESS BENEFITS OF THE MADISON LOGIC PLATFORM

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Aug 29, 2019

In account-based marketing (ABM) campaigns, B2B marketers can target contacts with pinpoint accuracy through programmatic advertising. They can also create personalized content for buyers at every stage of the purchase journey. However, three challenges remain: Are businesses targeting the right con...

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

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Aug 29, 2019

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

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

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Aug 29, 2019

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

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

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Aug 29, 2019

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

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Insurance Guide for Biotechnology Companies INSURANCE GUIDE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY COMPANIES

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Aug 29, 2019

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

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Global Status of Commercialized biotech/gm crops GLOBAL STATUS OF COMMERCIALIZED BIOTECH/GM CROPS

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Aug 28, 2019

Small numbers globally, but if we make a comparison with Italy 1.9 million hectares are more than the whole area planted with wheat, soft and hard, and about three times the area planted with corn.

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

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Aug 28, 2019

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

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

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Aug 28, 2019

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

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

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Aug 27, 2019

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

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

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Aug 27, 2019

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

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The Value of Humans THE VALUE OF HUMANS

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Aug 27, 2019

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

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

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Aug 27, 2019

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

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

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Aug 27, 2019

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

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CMC Measuring Biological Activity Of Biopharmaceuticals With Cell-Based Assays CMC MEASURING BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF BIOPHARMACEUTICALS WITH CELL-BASED ASSAYS

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Aug 26, 2019

The biological activity of biopharmaceutical compounds (such as peptides, monoclonal antibodies, growth factors, and cytokines) has a direct bearing on their potency, which is a critical quality attribute and a representation of efficacy

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CellEctric c CELLECTRIC C

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Aug 26, 2019

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

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

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Aug 23, 2019

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

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

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Aug 23, 2019

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

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The Beginners Guide to Nutrigenetics THE BEGINNERS GUIDE TO NUTRIGENETICS

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Aug 23, 2019

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

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

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Aug 23, 2019

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

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

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Aug 22, 2019

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

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

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Aug 22, 2019

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

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

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Aug 22, 2019

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

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

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Aug 22, 2019

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

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Tall Vs Short People TALL VS SHORT PEOPLE

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Aug 21, 2019

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

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

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Aug 21, 2019

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

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Lionbridge Brand Video LIONBRIDGE BRAND VIDEO

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Aug 21, 2019

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

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

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Aug 21, 2019

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

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

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Aug 21, 2019

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

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

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Aug 20, 2019

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

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

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Aug 20, 2019

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

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Some GMO Basics SOME GMO BASICS

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Aug 20, 2019

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

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The Eurocentricity of Genetic Research THE EUROCENTRICITY OF GENETIC RESEARCH

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Aug 20, 2019

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

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

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Aug 20, 2019

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

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

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Aug 20, 2019

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

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

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Aug 20, 2019

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

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Building personalized cancer vaccines BUILDING PERSONALIZED CANCER VACCINES

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Aug 19, 2019

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

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

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Aug 19, 2019

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

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

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Aug 19, 2019

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

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Understanding Global Genomics UNDERSTANDING GLOBAL GENOMICS

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Aug 17, 2019

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

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

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Aug 16, 2019

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

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

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Aug 16, 2019

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

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Oxidative Stress Measurements Made Easy OXIDATIVE STRESS MEASUREMENTS MADE EASY

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Aug 16, 2019

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

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What are stem cells? WHAT ARE STEM CELLS?

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Aug 14, 2019

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

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

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Aug 14, 2019

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

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

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Aug 14, 2019

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

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2020 Content Marketing Spectrum 2020 CONTENT MARKETING SPECTRUM

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Aug 14, 2019

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

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

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Aug 14, 2019

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

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

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

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The History of Content Marketing THE HISTORY OF CONTENT MARKETING

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Aug 14, 2019

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

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

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Aug 14, 2019

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

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NEW MICROBES DISCOVERED IN FEATHERS NEW MICROBES DISCOVERED IN FEATHERS

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Aug 13, 2019

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

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What is biotechnology? WHAT IS BIOTECHNOLOGY?

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Aug 12, 2019

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

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

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Aug 12, 2019

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

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

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Aug 12, 2019

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

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

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Aug 12, 2019

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

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Cancer genomic testing CANCER GENOMIC TESTING

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Aug 12, 2019

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

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

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Aug 09, 2019

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

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Field guide to Fruit Colors FIELD GUIDE TO FRUIT COLORS

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Aug 08, 2019

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

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Nebulized Stem Cells treatment NEBULIZED STEM CELLS TREATMENT

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Aug 08, 2019

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

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

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Aug 08, 2019

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

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

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Aug 08, 2019

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

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

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Aug 08, 2019

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

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Biotechnology | Detailed Analysis BIOTECHNOLOGY | DETAILED ANALYSIS

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Aug 07, 2019

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

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

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Aug 07, 2019

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

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Impact of Biotechnology on Agriculture IMPACT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY ON AGRICULTURE

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Aug 07, 2019

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

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

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Aug 06, 2019

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

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Chromatin Biology CHROMATIN BIOLOGY

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Aug 05, 2019

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

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

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Aug 05, 2019

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

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Exploring the Human Genome EXPLORING THE HUMAN GENOME

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Aug 02, 2019

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

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

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Aug 02, 2019

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

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What Are Stem Cells WHAT ARE STEM CELLS

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Aug 01, 2019

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

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

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Aug 01, 2019

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

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What is Bioinformatics? WHAT IS BIOINFORMATICS?

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Aug 01, 2019

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

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

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Jul 31, 2019

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

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

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Jul 31, 2019

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

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Industrial Biotechnology- The Challenge INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY- THE CHALLENGE

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Jul 30, 2019

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

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

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Jul 30, 2019

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

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Solutions for Sustainability SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABILITY

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Jul 30, 2019

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

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

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Jul 30, 2019

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

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An introduction to TransGen Biotech AN INTRODUCTION TO TRANSGEN BIOTECH

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Jul 30, 2019

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

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

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Jul 30, 2019

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

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

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Jul 29, 2019

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

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

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Jul 29, 2019

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

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

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Jul 29, 2019

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

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

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Jul 29, 2019

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

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Excellence In Breeding EXCELLENCE IN BREEDING

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Jul 29, 2019

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

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

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Jul 26, 2019

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

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

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Jul 25, 2019

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

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

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Jul 25, 2019

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

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Regenerative Medicine - Stem Autologous REGENERATIVE MEDICINE - STEM AUTOLOGOUS

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Jul 23, 2019

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

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A Toolkit for Emerging Biotechs A TOOLKIT FOR EMERGING BIOTECHS

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Jul 23, 2019

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

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Regrowing Teeth REGROWING TEETH

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Jul 23, 2019

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

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

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Jul 23, 2019

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

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

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Jul 22, 2019

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

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

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Jul 22, 2019

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

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

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Jul 22, 2019

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

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

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Jul 21, 2019

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

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

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Jul 21, 2019

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

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

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Jul 21, 2019

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

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

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Jul 19, 2019

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

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

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Jul 18, 2019

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

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

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Jul 18, 2019

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

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

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Jul 18, 2019

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

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

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Jul 18, 2019

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

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

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Jul 17, 2019

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

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

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Jul 17, 2019

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

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

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Jul 17, 2019

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

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

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Jul 17, 2019

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

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

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Jul 17, 2019

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

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

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Jul 16, 2019

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

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

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Jul 16, 2019

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

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Genetic Technology GENETIC TECHNOLOGY

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Jul 16, 2019

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

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Genetically Modified Babies GENETICALLY MODIFIED BABIES

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Jul 16, 2019

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

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

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Jul 16, 2019

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

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

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Jul 16, 2019

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

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

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Jul 16, 2019

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

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

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Jul 16, 2019

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

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Glioblastoma on a Chip GLIOBLASTOMA ON A CHIP

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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Stem Cell Informational video STEM CELL INFORMATIONAL VIDEO

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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