Genetics

Better Apple Pies: HiFi Reads are a Perfect Recipe for High-Quality Apple Genome and Pangenome Assemblies 

Better Apple Pies: HiFi Reads are a Perfect Recipe for High-Quality Apple Genome and Pangenome Assemblies 

1 day ago   |   Pacific Biosciences

Zhangjun Fei inspects a Mutsu apple at Indian Creek Farm in Ithaca, NY. Image credit: Boyce Thompson Institute Scientists at the Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell University...
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New wheat and barley genomes will help feed the world

2 days ago   |   Phys   |   2 articles

An international research collaboration, including scientists from the University of Adelaide's Waite Research Institute, has unlocked new genetic variation in wheat and...
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DTx Pharma to Present at Several Upcoming Virtual Events

2 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - DTx Pharma, Inc. , a privately-held biotechnology company creating novel RNA-based therapeutics to treat the genetic drivers of disease...
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EFSA Publishes Scientific Opinion on Two-Event Stack Soybean DAS-81419-2 × DAS-44406-6

2 days ago   |   ISAAA

The European Food Safety Authority Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms has released the Scientific Opinion on application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2016‐132 for authorization of...
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Study Details Efforts to Predict Corn Traits Based on Genomic and Data Analytics

2 days ago   |   ISAAA

A new study published in Plant Biotechnology Journal details the efforts of Iowa State University agronomy professor Jianming Yu in predicting corn traits based on genomics and...
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International Research Team Identifies Genetics Behind Deadly Oat Blight

2 days ago   |   ISAAA   |   2 articles

An international research team from Cornell University, The University of Western Australia, and The Australian National University have identified the genetic mechanisms...
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Greater glider species triple

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers analyzed the genetic make-up of the greater glider - a possum-sized marsupial that can glide up to 100 meters. The team confirmed a long-held theory that the...
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Researchers identify genetics behind deadly oat blight

3 days ago   |   Phys

A multi-institution team co-led by a Cornell University researcher has identified the genetic mechanisms that enable the production of a deadly toxin called Victorin-the causal...
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Making sense of a universe of corn genetics

3 days ago   |   Phys

Seed banks across the globe store and preserve the genetic diversity of millions of varieties of crops. This massive collection of genetic material ensures crop breeders access...
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Making sense of a universe of corn genetics

3 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new study details the latest efforts to predict traits in corn based on genomics and data analytics. The data management technique could help to 'turbo charge' the seemingly...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

Wired interview Andrey Zarur

Wired interview Andrey Zarur

“Manufacturing enough Covid-19 vaccine is a logistical nightmare” GreenLight CEO Andrey Zarur tells Wired: “2,000 litre bioreactor might yield 100 times more vaccine than a... Read more ...

Better Apple Pies: HiFi Reads are a Perfect Recipe...

Better Apple Pies: HiFi Reads are a Perfect Recipe for High-Quality Apple Genome and Pangenome Assemblies 

Zhangjun Fei inspects a Mutsu apple at Indian Creek Farm in Ithaca, NY. Image credit: Boyce Thompson Institute Scientists at the Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell University... Read more ...

New insights into how the CRISPR immune system evolved

Although CRISPR-Cas has found many uses in biotechnology and medicine, it originates in nature, where it functions as a microbial immune system. Scientists shed new light on... Read more ...

New plant-based gel to fast-track 'mini-organs' growth, improve cancer treatment

Researchers have created the world's first bioactive plant-based nanocellulose hydrogel to support organoid growth for biomedical applications. This includes cancer development... Read more ...

Metabolic engineering of Saccharomyces cerevisiae for high-level production...

The natural phenolic glycoside gastrodin is the major bioactive ingredient in the well-known Chinese herb Tianma and is widely used as a neuroprotective medicine in the clinic... Read more ...

Dual and mutual interaction between microbiota and viral infections: a...

All of humans and other mammalian species are colonized by some types of microorganisms such as bacteria, archaea, unicellular eukaryotes like fungi and protozoa, multicellular... Read more ...

Efficient protection of microorganisms for delivery to the intestinal tract...

Gut microbiota in humans and animals play an important role in health, aiding in digestion, regulation of the immune system and protection against pathogens. Changes or... Read more ...

Scientists develop new gene therapy for eye disease

Scientists have developed a new gene therapy approach that offers promise for one day treating an eye disease that leads to a progressive loss of vision and affects thousands... Read more ...

The comparison of miRNAs that respond to anti-breast cancer drugs and usnic...

Abstract This study was designed to compare usnic acid with anti-breast cancer drug molecules routinely used in the treatment of breast cancer. The miRNA information of 17... Read more ...

Spatially Aware Dense-LinkNet Based Regression Improves Fluorescent Cell...

Recent advancements in ophthalmic imaging technology, based on adaptive optics , have enabled fluorescence imaging of retinal pigment epithelial cells directly inside the... Read more ...