TWEAKING CAROTENOID GENES HELPS TOMATOES BRING THEIR A-GAME

Researchers led by the University of Tsukuba demonstrated that Target-AID gene editing technology can be used to simultaneously introduce...

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER ROLE OF PROTEIN IN DETECTING THE COMMON COLD VIRUS

The role of a protein in detecting the common cold virus and kickstarting an immune response to fight infection has been uncovered...

 
 
 

CRISPR TAGGING IMPROVES ACCURACY OF MODEL CELLS GROWN FROM STEM CELLS

CRISPR tags are being used to identify all of the transcription factors necessary to turn a pluripotent stem cell into a suitable adult...

MOLECULAR 'BARCODE' HELPS DECIDE WHICH SPERM WILL REACH AN EGG

A protein called CatSper1 may act as a molecular 'barcode' that helps determine which sperm cells will make it to an egg and which...

 
 
 

PLANTS ON ASPIRIN

For centuries humans were using willow barks to treat a headache or an inflamed tooth. Later, the active ingredient, the plant hormone...

CHEMICAL MEMORY IN PLANTS AFFECTS CHANCES OF OFFSPRING SURVIVAL

Researchers have uncovered the mechanism that allows plants to pass on their 'memories' to offspring, which results in growth and developmental...

 
 
 

THE GENETIC BLUEPRINT THAT RESULTS IN FOOT-AND-MOUTH BEING SO INFECTIOUS

Scientists have conducted a 'molecular dissection' of a part of the virus that causes foot-and-mouth disease, to try and understand...

HIV-LIKE VIRUS EDITED OUT OF PRIMATE GENOME

Taking a major step forward in HIV research, scientists have successfully edited SIV - a virus closely related to HIV, the cause of...

 
 
 

NEW METHOD IDENTIFIES ADAPTIVE MUTATIONS IN COMPLEX EVOLVING POPULATIONS

A scientist has developed a method to study how HIV mutates to escape the immune system in multiple individuals, which could inform...

CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS IN FOODS CAN INHIBIT A KEY SARS-COV-2 ENZYME, STUDY FINDS

Chemical compounds in foods or beverages like green tea, muscadine grapes and dark chocolate can bind to and block the function of...

 
 
 

MICROFLUIDIC SYSTEM WITH CELL-SEPARATING POWERS MAY UNRAVEL HOW NOVEL PATHOGENS ATTACK

To develop effective therapeutics against pathogens, scientists need to first uncover how they attack host cells. An efficient way...

SMALL MOLECULES CONTROL BACTERIAL RESISTANCE TO ANTIBIOTICS

Antibiotics have revolutionized medicine by providing effective treatments for infectious diseases such as cholera. But the pathogens...

 
 
 

SUPER-RESOLUTION 'STREET VIEW' MICROSCOPY HITS THE SPOT

An advanced technique called SPOT is giving researchers a opportunities to study the sophisticated world of lipid dynamics within cells.

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....

 
 
 

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...

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...

 
 
 

IN THE AMAZON'S 'SAND FORESTS,' BIRDS PLAY BY DIFFERENT EVOLUTIONARY RULES

The Amazon isn't just rainforest - patches of habitat grow on white sands. Scientists are starting to turn their attention to these...

HOW MOVING SLOWER ALLOWS GROUPS OF BACTERIA TO SPREAD ACROSS SURFACES

Scientists have found that bacterial groups sp

 
 
 

PLANTS: SCIENTISTS SOLVE THE MYSTERY BEHIND AN ENIGMATIC ORGANELLE, THE PYRENOID

Researchers have discovered how Rubisco holoenzymes assemble to form the fluid-like matrix of the algal pyrenoid, an organelle that...

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER A MOTIF THAT GUIDES ASSEMBLY OF THE ALGAL PYRENOID

Researchers have discovered that assembly of the algal pyrenoid, a structure that mediates the incorporation of carbon dioxide into...

 
 
 



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 ...

WFH Series: Elisha Fielding

WFH Series: Elisha Fielding

Up next in our work from home series is Elisha Fielding, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Biochemist at GreenLight. Elisha shares her work from home hacks and how she stays connected... Read more ...

Virus-Like Probes Could Help Make Rapid COVID-19 Testing More Accurate, Reliable

Virus-Like Probes Could Help Make Rapid COVID-19 Testing More Accurate, Reliable

Nanoengineers at UC San Diego have developed new and improved probes, known as positive controls, that could make it easier to validate rapid, point-of-care diagnostic tests... Read more ...

Qualigen Therapeutics Completes Recertification of Existing AS1411 Drug...

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Qualigen Therapeutics, Inc. announces that it has completed the recertification of its supply of AS1411, and has begun final... Read more ...

Merck opts in for Dragonfly's TriNKET cancer immunotherapy program

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Ovid flunks Angelman phase 3, leaving field wide open for rivals

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Chinese biotech Zai Lab nabs Roche cancer veteran as new R&D exec, drug hunter

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The generation of metabolic changes for the production of high-purity...

Zeaxanthin, a major xanthophyll pigment, has a significant role as a retinal pigment and antioxidant. Because zeaxanthin helps to prevent age-related macular degeneration, its... Read more ...

Possible Mechanisms of Axonal Transport Disturbances in Mouse Spinal...

The data obtained by transcriptome analysis of lumbar spinal cord segments, sciatic nerve, and the respiratory diaphragm of the mice performed after a space flight on board... Read more ...

Moose genomes reveal past glacial demography and the origin of modern lineages

Abstract Background Numerous megafauna species from northern latitudes went extinct during the Pleistocene/Holocene transition as a result of climate-induced habitat changes... Read more ...

Detection of CRISPR-mediated genome modifications through altered...

Abstract Background The development and application of CRISPR technologies for the modification of the genome are rapidly expanding. Advances in the field describe new CRISPR... Read more ...