AVIAN SPECIATION: UNIFORM VS. PARTICOLORED PLUMAGE

Although carrion crows and hooded crows are almost indistinguishable genetically, they avoid mating with each other. Researchers have...

WHAT DETERMINES A WARBLER'S COLORS?

A new study has narrowed down the region of the genome that drives the black color in throat and face of warblers by studying the hybrid...

 
 
 

ARTIFICIAL ENERGY SOURCE FOR MUSCLE

Muscle physiologist sought an alternative energy source to replace the body's usual one, adenosine triphosphate. Such a source could...

GENETIC DIFFERENCES BETWEEN GLOBAL AMERICAN CROCODILE POPULATIONS IDENTIFIED IN DNA ANALYSIS

A genetic analysis of the American crocodile has re-established our understanding of its population structure, aiding its conservation.

 
 
 

ENGINEERED LLAMA ANTIBODIES NEUTRALIZE COVID-19 VIRUS

Antibodies derived from llamas have been shown to neutralise the SARS-CoV-2 virus in lab tests, researchers have found. They hope the...

RESEARCHERS SOLVE A 50-YEAR-OLD ENZYME MYSTERY

Advanced herbicides and treatments for infection may result from the unraveling of a 50-year-old mystery.

 
 
 

FAST-SPREADING MUTATION HELPS COMMON FLU SUBTYPE ESCAPE IMMUNE RESPONSE

Strains of a common subtype of influenza virus, H3N2, have almost universally acquired a mutation that effectively blocks antibodies...

FLUORESCENT PEPTIDE NANOPARTICLES, IN EVERY COLOR OF THE RAINBOW

The discovery of green fluorescent protein , which is made by a jellyfish, transformed cell biology. It allowed scientists to stitch...

 
 
 

HOW BACTERIA BUILD ESSENTIAL CARBON-FIXING MACHINERY

Scientists have revealed new insight into how cyanobacteria construct the organelles that are essential for their ability to photosynthesise.

GLOWING WORMS PROVIDE LIVE-ACTION MOVIES OF THE BODY'S INTERNAL SCAFFOLDING

Researchers have made the first time-lapse movies of the sheet-like mesh that surrounds and supports most animal tissues. While the...

 
 
 

RNA KEY IN HELPING STEM CELLS KNOW WHAT TO BECOME

If every cell has the same genetic blueprint, why does an eye cell look and act so differently than a brain cell or skin cell? In a...

ANTIOXIDANTS IN CORN LINE COULD AID HUMAN IBD PROTECTION, THERAPY

Flavonoids from a specific line of corn act as anti-inflammatory agents in the guts of mice with an inflammatory-bowel-disease-like...

 
 
 

SPIDER SILK MADE BY PHOTOSYNTHETIC BACTERIA

A research team in Japan reported that they succeeded in producing the spider silk - ultra-lightweight, though, biodegradable and biocompatible...

BIOLOGISTS TRACE PLANTS' STEADY MITOCHONDRIAL GENOMES TO A GENE FOUND IN VIRUSES, BACTERIA

Biologists have traced the stability of plant mitochondrial genomes to a particular gene - MSH1 - that plants have but animals don't....

 
 
 

STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF COVID-19 SPIKE PROTEIN PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO ITS EVOLUTION

Researchers have characterized the structure of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein as well as its most similar relative in a bat coronavirus....

SAFER CRISPR GENE EDITING WITH FEWER OFF-TARGET HITS

The CRISPR system is a powerful tool for the targeted editing of genomes, with significant therapeutic potential, but runs the risk...

 
 
 

NEW CLUES FROM FRUIT FLIES ABOUT THE CRITICAL ROLE OF SEX HORMONES IN STEM CELL CONTROL

In one of the first studies addressing the role of sex hormones' impact on stem cells in the gut, scientists outline new insights showing...

A NOVEL SPERM SELECTION TECHNOLOGY TO INCREASE SUCCESS RATES OF IN VITRO FERTILIZATION

Motile sperm are difficult to collect with a conventional cell sorter because they are vulnerable to physical damage. A research collaboration...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS USE NANOPARTICLE-DELIVERED GENE THERAPY TO INHIBIT BLINDING EYE DISEASE IN RODENTS

In experiments in rats and mice, two scientists - an engineer and an ophthalmologist - report the successful use of nanoparticles to...

SENSORY NEURONS OUTSIDE THE BRAIN DRIVE AUTISTIC SOCIAL BEHAVIORS, STUDY SUGGESTS

A new study lends further evidence that the social behaviors tied to autism spectrum disorders emerge from abnormal function of sensory...

 
 
 



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 Biologic COVID-19 Drug OK'd in India, Equillium Plans a US Test

After Biologic COVID-19 Drug OK'd in India, Equillium Plans a US Test

The drug that Equillium licensed from India-based pharma giant Biocon has received authorization for emergency use in that country in patients hospitalized with COVID-19. The... Read more ...

Roche, Blueprint Medicines Team Up Again in $775M RET Cancer Drug Pact

Roche, Blueprint Medicines Team Up Again in $775M RET Cancer Drug Pact

A Blueprint Medicines cancer drug candidate currently under FDA review will have the marketing muscle of Roche behind it if it wins regulatory approval. The two companies are... Read more ...

Last Chance for Xconomy Awards Nominations - Deadline is Friday, July 17

Last Chance for Xconomy Awards Nominations - Deadline is Friday, July 17

Have you had your say yet? The 2020 National Xconomy Awards represent the very best our life science industry has to offer. It is our privilege to recognize emerging companies... Read more ...

New Xconomy Podcast & Special Report Feature Boston Biophama Leaders on...

New Xconomy Podcast & Special Report Feature Boston Biophama Leaders on Digital Health

Miss Xconomy's Xcelerating Life Sciences Boston: Biopharma's Future in Digital Health event or want to revisit the insightful content? Our new podcast and special report... Read more ...

Amgen Doubles Down on BeiGene Collaboration, Investing $421M More

Amgen Doubles Down on BeiGene Collaboration, Investing $421M More

At the year's start Thousand Oaks, CA-based Amgen closed a strategic collaboration with BeiGene, investing $2.8 billion to gain a presence in what's becoming an ever-more... Read more ...

Scientists Successfully Demonstrate a New Experiment in the Search for...

Scientists Successfully Demonstrate a New Experiment in the Search for Theorized ‘Neutrinoless' Process

The CUPID-Mo detector is installed in the Edelweiss cryostat at Modane Underground Laboratory in France. Nuclear physicists affiliated with the U.S. Department of Energy's... Read more ...

3 Biotech IPOs Together Rake In Over a Half Billion to Advance Treatments

3 Biotech IPOs Together Rake In Over a Half Billion to Advance Treatments

Three biotech companies collectively raised $584 million in their initial public offerings last week, continuing a streak of IPOs that has the healthcare sector playing a... Read more ...

Inverse Liquid Solid Chromatography to Evaluate Drug Interactions with...

Abstract Body‐on‐a‐chip and organ‐on‐a‐chip systems utilize polydimethylsiloxane because of the relative suitability of the material for fabrication of microfluidic channels... Read more ...

Expression, homology modeling and enzymatic characterization of a new...

Β-mannanase can hydrolyze β-1,4 glycosidic bond of mannan by the manner of endoglycosidase to generate mannan-oligosaccharides. Currently, β-mannanase has been widely applied... Read more ...

De novo resveratrol production through modular engineering of an Escherichia...

Resveratrol is a plant secondary metabolite with diverse, potential health-promoting benefits. Due to its nutraceutical merit, bioproduction of resveratrol via microbial... Read more ...