SUCCESS IN PROMOTING PLANT GROWTH FOR BIODIESEL

In JST Strategic Basic Research Programs, a group led by Zhongrui Duan and Motoki Tominaga succeeded in promoting plant growth and...

DECLINE IN PLANT BREEDING PROGRAMS COULD IMPACT FOOD SECURITY

Public plant breeding programs are declining across the United States.

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS USE CRISPR TO KNOCK DOWN GENE MESSAGES EARLY IN DEVELOPMENT

Since its discovery, scientists have been using the much-lauded gene editing tool CRISPR to alter the DNA of model organisms and uncover...

INTEGRATION OF GENE REGULATORY NETWORKS IN UNDERSTANDING ANIMAL BEHAVIOR

For years, scientists have attributed animal behavior to the coordinated activities of neuronal cells and its circuits of neurons,...

 
 
 

ASIAN GIANT HORNET COMPLETE GENOME RELEASED BY THE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE

The first complete genome of the Asian giant hornet has been released by a team of Agricultural Research Service scientists. ARS has...

ALGORITHM CREATED BY DEEP LEARNING FINDS POTENTIAL THERAPEUTIC TARGETS THROUGHOUT GENOME

A team of researchers from New Jersey Institute of Technology and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have developed an algorithm through...

 
 
 

STUDY SHEDS NEW LIGHT ON VEIN FORMATION IN PLANTS

An international team of researchers including the University of Adelaide, has found plant hormones known as strigolactones suppress...

COMPREHENSIVE CATALOGUE OF THE MOLECULAR ELEMENTS THAT REGULATE GENES

A 17-year research project has generated a detailed atlas of the genome that reveals the location of hundreds of thousands of potential...

 
 
 

DEEP LEARNING ON CELL SIGNALING NETWORKS ESTABLISHES AI FOR SINGLE-CELL BIOLOGY

Computer systems that emulate key aspects of human problem solving are commonly referred to as artificial intelligence. This field...

ENHANCING FOOD PRODUCTION WITH BEE-FRIENDLY PESTICIDES

The development of eco-friendly pesticides urgently required to protect crops will be accelerated with funding from the Australian...

 
 
 

COLD-SENSITIVE STAPHYLOCOCCI REVEAL A WEAKNESS

Staphylococcus aureus-also known as "golden staph"-has the ability to develop in highly variable environmental conditions (on the skin,...

AI AND SINGLE-CELL GENOMICS: NEW SOFTWARE PREDICTS CELL FATE

Traditional single-cell sequencing methods help to reveal insights about cellular differences and functions-but they do this with static...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER ANCIENT ENZYMES EVOLVE NEW TRICKS

Plants, herbivores, and pathogens are locked in a war for survival that is hundreds of millions of years old. Rooted in place and with...

FIRST GENE KNOCKOUT IN CEPHALOPOD ACHIEVED

A team at the Marine Biological Laboratory has achieved the first gene knockout in a cephalopod using the squid Doryteuthis pealeii,...

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS DISCOVER A NEW AND UNIQUE CLASS OF CARBOHYDRATE RECEPTORS

An international team of researchers led by Aarhus University are the first to determine the crystal structure of an exopolysaccharide...

NEW UNDERSTANDING OF CRISPR-CAS9 TOOL COULD IMPROVE GENE EDITING

Within a mere eight years, CRISPR-Cas9 has become the go-to genome editor for both basic research and gene therapy. But CRISPR-Cas9...

 
 
 

NEW MAPS OF CHEMICAL MARKS ON DNA PINPOINT REGIONS RELEVANT TO MANY DEVELOPMENTAL DISEASES

In research that aims to illuminate the causes of human developmental disorders, Salk scientists have generated 168 new maps of chemical...

RESEARCHERS MAP MECHANISMS IN THE LARGEST CRISPR SYSTEM

The largest and most complex CRISPR system has been visualized by researchers from the University of Copenhagen in a new study. The...

 
 
 

ENCODE3: INTERPRETING THE HUMAN AND MOUSE GENOMES

Scientists around the world have access to a rich trove of information through the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements -annotated versions...

ENCODE CONSORTIUM IDENTIFIES RNA SEQUENCES THAT ARE INVOLVED IN REGULATING GENE EXPRESSION

The human genome contains about 20,000 protein-coding genes, but the coding parts of our genes account for only about 2 percent of...

 
 
 



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 ...

Biogen to Pay Denali $1B to Partner on Parkinson's Drug & Other Neuro Meds

Biogen to Pay Denali $1B to Partner on Parkinson's Drug & Other Neuro Meds

Denali Therapeutics has selected a brain-penetrating Parkinson's disease drug candidate to advance to late-stage testing and Biogen is paying $1 billion to kick off a... Read more ...

FDA Green-Lights Roche Spinal Muscular Atrophy Drug, First Oral Therapy

FDA Green-Lights Roche Spinal Muscular Atrophy Drug, First Oral Therapy

The FDA on Friday approved a new spinal muscular atrophy drug that patients can take at home. Risdiplam is a liquid medicine intended for daily use that was developed by Roche... Read more ...

AbbVie Exits Editas Alliance, Pruning Another Genetic Medicines Pact

AbbVie Exits Editas Alliance, Pruning Another Genetic Medicines Pact

AbbVie has terminated a research partnership with Editas Medicines, returning to the biotech rights to an experimental gene-editing treatment. It's the second genetic medicines... Read more ...

Five Question Friday: Jo Tang

Five Question Friday: Jo Tang

Welcome to Five Question Friday! This is the first blog post of a new monthly series, where we will introduce you to the employees of GreenLight. You'll get to know our team... Read more ...

Bio Roundup: A Telehealth Combo, FDA's BCMA OK, Biogen's Bet & More

Bio Roundup: A Telehealth Combo, FDA's BCMA OK, Biogen's Bet & More

The novel coronavirus has driven the pharmaceutical industry to upend its research priorities. Big Pharma companies are focusing on vaccine development and a slew of biotechs... Read more ...

Moderna, Pfizer Protocols May Make COVID Vaccines Hard to Compare

Moderna, Pfizer Protocols May Make COVID Vaccines Hard to Compare

It will be difficult to compare Moderna, Inc. and Pfizer Inc.'s coronavirus vaccines based on their Phase 3 study designs, some vaccines experts said. “Both trials appeared to... Read more ...

“Murder Hornet” Genome Rapidly Assembled by USDA as Part of Real-Time...

“Murder Hornet” Genome Rapidly Assembled by USDA as Part of Real-Time Invasive Species Response Initiative

With a nickname like “murder hornet,” it's no wonder the two-inch long Asian giant hornet has caused a stir amongst those terrified of insect invasions. Various species of... Read more ...

GlaxoSmithKline Multiple Myeloma Drug Earns FDA's First Anti-BCMA Nod

GlaxoSmithKline Multiple Myeloma Drug Earns FDA's First Anti-BCMA Nod

Patients with advanced multiple myeloma have a new treatment option with the FDA's approval of a GlaxoSmithKline drug that targets B-cell maturation antigen, a protein found on... Read more ...

G1 Vets Launch Arc Therapeutics to Take on New Cancer Target

G1 Vets Launch Arc Therapeutics to Take on New Cancer Target

Three early employees of G1 Therapeutics have launched a new oncology-focused company and raised $6 million to move a preclinical program licensed from their former employer... Read more ...

A Closer Look at Water-Splitting's Solar Fuel Potential

A Closer Look at Water-Splitting's Solar Fuel Potential

Francesca Toma and Johanna Eichhorn developed a special technique using an atomic force microscope at Berkeley Lab's JCAP laboratory to capture images of thin-film bismuth... Read more ...