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Novel composite antimicrobial film could take a bite out of foodborne illnesses

12 hours ago   |   Phys

A novel composite film-created by the bonding of an antimicrobial layer to conventional, clear polyethylene plastic typically used to vacuum-package foods such as meat and...
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The ELIXIR Core Data Resources: fundamental infrastructure for the life sciences

4 days ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractMotivationLife science research in academia, industry, agriculture, and the health sector depends critically on free and open data resources. ELIXIR , the European...
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Precise Base Editing of Acetolactate Synthase Genes Confers Herbicide Resistance in Maize

6 days ago   |   ISAAA   |   2 articles

Researchers from Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and other institutions reported precise based editing of maize genes using CRISPR-Cas9, leading to development of...
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Genome Studies Show Genetic Variation of Lint Yield Components under Salty Field Conditions in Cotton

6 days ago   |   ISAAA   |   2 articles

Scientists from Nanjing Agricultural University in China and partners used genome-wide association to reveal genetic variation of lint yield components of cotton under saline...
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International Consortium Sequence Canola Genome

6 days ago   |   ISAAA

An international consortium of key academic and global seed company leaders from the USA, Canada, Europe, and Israel has successfully sequenced the canola genome. The...
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USDA Reports Increase in Corn and Soybean Yields Amidst Challenging Weather

6 days ago   |   ISAAA

The US Department of Agriculture released the monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates, which surprised agricultural analysts. It was anticipated that yields for...
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Making real a biotechnology dream: nitrogen-fixing cereal crops

8 days ago   |   Phys

As food demand rises due to growing and changing populations around the world, increasing crop production has been a vital target for agriculture and food systems researchers...
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Genome‐wide analysis of epigenetic and transcriptional changes associated with heterosis in pigeonpea

10 days ago   |   Wiley

Abstract Hybrids are extensively used in agriculture to deliver an increase in yield, yet the molecular basis of heterosis is not well understood. Global DNA methylation...
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HvAKT2 and HvHAK1 Confer Drought Tolerance in Barley through Enhanced Leaf Mesophyll H+ Homeostasis

11 days ago   |   Wiley

Abstract Plant K + uptake typically consists low‐affinity mechanisms mediated by Shaker K + channels and high‐affinity mechanisms regulated by HAK/KUP/KT transporters, which...
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PH President Confers Order of National Scientist to Biotech Champ

13 days ago   |   ISAAA

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte formally presented the rank and title of Order of National Scientist to Dr. Emil Q. Javier, former Minister of Science and Technology and an...
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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 ...

After Ending Cancer Drug Program, Halozyme Predicts Profits in 2020

After Ending Cancer Drug Program, Halozyme Predicts Profits in 2020

Halozyme suffered a setback in November when its investigational pancreatic drug failed a Phase 3 clinical trial , but its CEO says the biotech's drug delivery technology will... Read more ...

Of Science and Sea Urchins: Researchers Plumb Oceans for Biological Insights

Of Science and Sea Urchins: Researchers Plumb Oceans for Biological Insights

The ocean is home to more biodiversity than anywhere else on the planet-making it a largely untapped source of opportunity for researchers studying marine organisms as a source... Read more ...

A secretion biosensor for monitoring Sec-dependent protein export in...

In recent years, the industrial workhorse Corynebacterium glutamicum has gained increasing interest as a host organism for the secretory production of heterologous proteins... Read more ...

Holistic process development to mitigate proteolysis of a subunit rotavirus...

Abstract To meet the challenges of global health, vaccine design and development must be reconsidered to achieve cost of goods as low as 15¢ per dose. A new recombinant... Read more ...

Core-shell nanoparticles suppress metastasis and modify the...

Although accumulating evidence suggests that the crosstalk between malignant cells and cancer-associated fibroblasts actively contributes to tumour growth and metastatic... Read more ...

Ternary nanocomposite carriers based on organic clay-lipid vesicles as an...

This study aimed to develop a new colon-targeted drug delivery system via the preparation of ternary nanocomposite carriers based on organic polymer, aminoclay and lipid... Read more ...

New image analysis method for time-lapse microscopy shows how giant viruses...

Viruses are probably the most peculiar "life forms" known to us, with each species having unique characteristics. One thing common to all viruses is that they attack a "host... Read more ...

Advancing the application of genomic sequences through 'Kmasker plants'

The development of next-generation-sequencing has enabled researchers to investigate genomes that might previously have been considered too complex or too expensive... Read more ...

Benchmarking principal component analysis for large-scale single-cell...

Principal component analysis is an essential method for analyzing single-cell RNA-seq datasets, but for large-scale scRNA-seq datasets, computation time is long and consumes... Read more ...

Internet Freedom Ten Years In

Hillary Clinton gave her first speech on internet freedom 10 years ago today... Read more ...