SCIENTISTS PROGRAM MICROALGAE'S 'OIL FACTORY' TO PRODUCE VARIOUS OILS

By combining the 'chassis' of an oil-producing microalgae with genes from a Cuphea plant, scientists from the Single-Cell Center, Qingdao...

BACTERIA BREAKING DOWN MOUNTAINS: BIOLEACHING TO EXTRACT ORES WITH LESS POLLUTION

How do you break down kilometers of rock to get the metals within? You go small. Bacteria-level small.

 
 
 

NEW METHOD OF ARTIFICIALLY CREATING GENETIC SWITCHES FOR YEAST

A group of researchers from Kobe University and Chiba University has successfully developed a flexible and simple method of artificially...

BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF FUNDAMENTAL CELL BEHAVIOR CAN IMPROVE DRUG DEVELOPMENT

Pioneering research from Vanderbilt scientists shows that cells respond differently to acute stress than to gradual stress. The findings...

 
 
 

PROGRAMMING PROTEINS TO TURN CELLS INTO MOLECULAR COMPUTERS

A new method of breaking and fixing proteins could speed the development of sophisticated computer-like circuits in cells that will...

SCALING UP GENOME EDITING IN TINY WORMS

Understanding the effects of specific mutations in gene regulatory regions-the sections of DNA and RNA that turn genes on and off-is...

 
 
 

NOVEL GUIDELINES HELP SELECT OPTIMAL DECONVOLUTION METHOD

Biomedical scientists are increasingly using deconvolution methods, those used to computationally analyze the composition of complex...

WE'RE CREATING 'HUMANIZED PIGS' IN OUR ULTRACLEAN LAB TO STUDY HUMAN ILLNESSES AND TREATMENTS

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration requires all new medicines to be tested in animals before use in people. Pigs make better medical...

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS CALL FOR GREATER AWARENESS OF UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF CRISPR GENE EDITING

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have revealed that CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing can lead to unintended mutations at the targeted...

UNDERSTUDIED MUTATIONS HAVE BIG IMPACT ON GENE EXPRESSION

An international team of researchers led by computer scientists at the University of California San Diego have identified 163 variable...

 
 
 

SINGLE CELL SEQUENCING UNRAVELS MOLECULAR IDENTITY OF RARE RENAL CELL TYPES

Jaakko Patrakka and his research group at the Department of Laboratory Medicine have together with Professor Rickard Sandberg's group...

WHAT IS MRNA? WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE KEY INGREDIENT IN SOME COVID-19 VACCINES

One surprising star of the coronavirus pandemic response has been the molecule called mRNA. It's the key ingredient in the Pfizer and...

 
 
 

SPEEDING UP SEQUENCE ALIGNMENT ACROSS THE TREE OF LIFE

A team of researchers from the Max Planck Institutes of Developmental Biology in Tübingen and the Max Planck Computing and Data Facility...

FOR TOMATO GENES, ONE PLUS ONE DOESN'T ALWAYS MAKE TWO

Both people and tomatoes come in different shapes and sizes. That is because every individual has a unique set of genetic variations-mutations-that...

 
 
 

ANIMALS IMMORTALIZED IN 3D BY AFFORDABLE SCANNER TECHNOLOGY

A new 3D scanner, which photographs small animal specimens in meticulous detail, is also being used to teach computers how to spot...

BREAKTHROUGH IN PLANT PROTECTION: RNAI PESTICIDES AFFECT ONLY ONE PEST SPECIES

The harmfulness of pesticides to beneficial organisms is one of the most serious concerns in agriculture. Therefore scientists are...

 
 
 

TECHNIQUE ALLOWS MAPPING OF EPIGENETIC INFORMATION IN SINGLE CELLS AT SCALE

Histones are tiny proteins that bind to DNA and hold information that can help turn on or off individual genes. Researchers at Karolinska...

SCIENTISTS SUCCESSFULLY BREED CORALS IN THE LAB

Scientists at the University of Oldenburg's Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment have scored a success: in...

 
 
 

DNA METHYLATION REGULATOR QSER1 IDENTIFIED

A team of researchers from a number of institutions in the U.S. has identified a DNA methylation regulator called QSER1. In their paper...

NEW, REVERSIBLE CRISPR METHOD CAN CONTROL GENE EXPRESSION WHILE LEAVING UNDERLYING DNA SEQUENCE UNCHANGED

Over the past decade, the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing system has revolutionized genetic engineering, allowing scientists to make targeted...

 
 
 



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 ...

New approaches to AI, cell biology may have uncovered a novel drug target...

New approaches to AI, cell biology may have uncovered a novel drug target for COVID-19: Humans themselves chale Tue, 04/13/2021 - 17:11 Read more ...

Breakthrough with Quantum Materials Pushes Biologically Inspired Learning...

UC San Diego physicists have created new artificial devices that mimic basic learning functions carried out by neurons in the human brain. They demonstrated how quantum... Read more ...

Scientists program microalgae's 'oil factory' to produce various oils

By combining the 'chassis' of an oil-producing microalgae with genes from a Cuphea plant, scientists from the Single-Cell Center, Qingdao Institute of BioEnergy and Bioprocess... Read more ...

Alicia Garza, Black Futures Lab Principal, Black Lives Matter Co-Founder, to...

Alicia Garza, Black Futures Lab Principal, Black Lives Matter Co-Founder, to Speak at Commencement

Author, political strategist and organizer Alicia Garza will serve as keynote speaker at UC San Diego's Commencement 2021 ceremonies, which will be held June 12-13. A UC San... Read more ...

Programming proteins to turn cells into molecular computers

A new method of breaking and fixing proteins could speed the development of sophisticated computer-like circuits in cells that will pave the way to new biotechnology and... Read more ...

Better understanding of fundamental cell behavior can improve drug development

Pioneering research from Vanderbilt scientists shows that cells respond differently to acute stress than to gradual stress. The findings establish an entirely new way to look... Read more ...

New method of artificially creating genetic switches for yeast

A group of researchers from Kobe University and Chiba University has successfully developed a flexible and simple method of artificially producing genetic switches for yeast, a... Read more ...

Bacteria breaking down mountains: Bioleaching to extract ores with less...

How do you break down kilometers of rock to get the metals within? You go small. Bacteria-level small. Read more ...

From Smoky Skies to a Green Horizon: Scientists Convert Fire-Risk Wood into...

From Smoky Skies to a Green Horizon: Scientists Convert Fire-Risk Wood into Biofuel

Reliance on petroleum fuels and raging wildfires: Two separate, large-scale challenges that could be addressed by one scientific breakthrough. Teams from Lawrence Berkeley... Read more ...

The right to vote is fundamental - a letter from biotechnology industry leaders

We oppose all attempts to introduce laws that reduce the rights of US citizens to vote or that restrict them from exercising that right. The right to vote is fundamental to... Read more ...