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Psychological understanding of the term 'artificial'

1 day ago   |   Phys

Is natural always good and artificial always bad? We talked to psychologist Angela Bearth and biotechnologist Sven Panke about science, skepticism, misunderstandings and how...
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Detoxifiers from the landfill

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Bacteria from an Indian landfill could help eliminate contaminated chemicals. The focus is on pesticides such as lindane or brominated flame retardants, which accumulate in...
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Qfold: a new modeling paradigm for the RNA folding problem

2 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract Ribonucleic acid molecules play informational, structural, and metabolic roles in all living cells. RNAs are chains of nucleotides containing bases {A, C, G, U} that...
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Cullgen Announces Prominent Publication by Cullgen Co-Founders Jian Jin and Yue Xiong in Nature Reviews Cancer

2 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology   |   7 articles

SAN DIEGO--Cullgen Inc., a leading biotechnology company developing small molecule therapeutics based on its proprietary uSMITE™ platform of targeted protein degradation...
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Mitochondrial ribosome assembly in 3D

3 days ago   |   Phys

In a study published in Nature Communications, researchers at Karolinska Institutet provide insight into the sequence of events leading to formation of functional mitoribosomes...
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Nicotinamide Can Protect Wheat from Fungal Attack, Study Shows

3 days ago   |   ISAAA

A team of researchers from Kanazawa University, Ehime University, and Nagoya University, has shown how nicotinamide could help reduce or prevent Fusarium head blight in wheat...
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Could Gene Drive Protect Nature?

3 days ago   |   ISAAA

ISAAA, in partnership with the Outreach Network for Gene Drive Research and the Biotechnology Information Centers, will be conducting the second session of the Gene Drive...
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Asperity-based modification on theory of contact mechanics and rubber friction for self-affine fractal surfaces

3 days ago   |   Springer   |   2 articles

Abstract Modeling the real contact area plays a key role in every tribological process, such as friction, adhesion, and wear. Contact between two solids does not necessarily...
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Recent advances in slippery liquid-infused surfaces with unique properties inspired by nature

4 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract The slippery liquid-infused porous surface(s) that imitates the Nepenthes pitcher plant has proven to be highly versatile and can be combined with various surface...
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Photosynthetic biomaterials: applications of photosynthesis in algae as oxygenerator in biomedical therapies

4 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract For most organisms, molecular oxygen is indispensable for normal physiological metabolism; in humans, prolonged hypoxia in tissues can induce many diseases...
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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

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Warehouse Associate - Inovio Pharmaceuticals - San Diego, CA

The temporary Warehouse Associate is responsible for safely performing the assigned warehouse functions, such as monitoring and reconciling inventory levels,...From Indeed... Read more ...

Zeroing in on APOE gene to better understand aging, Alzheimer's disease

Zeroing in on APOE gene to better understand aging, Alzheimer's disease

The apolipoprotein E, or APOE , gene is the strongest genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease , as most people who get the disease carry the gene. The gene has far-reaching... Read more ...

Modular biosynthesis of plant hemicellulose and its impact on yeast cells

The carbohydrate polymers that encapsulate plants cells have benefited humans for centuries and have valuable biotechnological uses. In the past 5 years, exciting possibilities... Read more ...

Genetic tools for the development of recombinant lactic acid bacteria

Lactic acid bacteria are a phylogenetically diverse group with the ability to convert soluble carbohydrates into lactic acid. Many LAB have a long history of safe use in... Read more ...

How cells 'read' artificial ingredients tossed into genetic recipe

Researchers discovered that the enzyme RNA polymerase II recognizes and transcribes artificially added base pairs in genetic code, a new insight that could help advance the... Read more ...

Start-stop system of hunting immune cells

Researchers decipher the basic biology of neutrophil swarming and now show that the cells also evolved an intrinsic molecular program to self-limit their swarming activity. The... Read more ...

Research Associate - Synthetic Genomics - La Jolla, CA

The successful candidate will support the characterization of metagenomic communities, isolation and characterization of individual strains, and development of...From Synthetic... Read more ...

Author Correction: Highly recurrent CBS epimutations in gastric cancer CpG...

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LIQA: long-read isoform quantification and analysis

Long-read RNA sequencing technologies can sequence full-length transcripts, facilitating the exploration of isoform-specific gene expression over short-read RNA-seq. We present... Read more ...

Hired blade: Anchoring complex in plant cells recruits its own katana sword

Researchers have found that an anchoring complex in plant cells recruits its own version of the katana sword for cutting microtubules. The Msd1-Wdr8 complex is used to... Read more ...