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Bio Roundup: DIY Biohacking, PCSK9 Data, Solid Setback & More

One year ago   |   By Xconomy

Drug prices are top of mind for many patients. Some of them have to cut back on basic needs just to pay for treatments that seem to rise in price each year. That made a recent announcement by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals particularly unusual. The Tarrytown, NY, drugmaker plans to cut the price of its cholesterol-lowering drug alirocumab if it can get concessions from payers. Regeneron made the move after data from a heart study suggested its drug might reduce the risk of death in those who have recently suffered a heart attack or stroke, and are at high risk of having...
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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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American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Four Berkeley Lab Scientists

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From left to right: Susan Hubbard, Kam-Biu Luk, Jeffrey Long, and Claire Tomlin. Four Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientists have been elected to the American... Read more ...

TerraClear Raises $4.7M for Machine Designed to Pick Rocks from Soil

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Imandra, Innovapptive, Nesh, Kroger Delivery Robots & More TX Tech

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Let's catch up with the latest innovation news in Texas. -Austin-based LiveOak Venture Partners is one of three organizations that led a $5 million investment in Imandra , an... Read more ...

Genome‐wide association analyses reveal the genetic basis of combining...

Abstract Combining ability is a measure for selecting elite parents and predicting hybrid performance in plant breeding. However, the genetic basis of combining ability remains... Read more ...

Genome sequencing and CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing of an early flowering mini citrus

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Identification of anthocyanin biosynthesis genes in rice pericarp using PCAMP

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Cannabinoids on the rise

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Scaffold and organism hopping with chemical probes

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