NERVOUS SYSTEM DOESN'T MERELY DETECT SALMONELLA, IT DEFENDS THE BODY AGAINST IT

Study in mice shows the nervous system not only detects the presence of Salmonella in the gut but actively stops the organism from...

ARTIFICIAL CELLS ACT MORE LIKE THE REAL THING

Protocells - artificial cells - that are active and mimic living cells by moving independently and that are biocompatible and enzymatically...

 
 
 

WARMER TEMPERATURES WILL INCREASE ARSENIC LEVELS IN RICE

Researchers have found that warmer temperatures, at levels expected under most climate change projections, can lead to higher concentrations...

HOW PLANTS HARNESS 'BAD' MOLECULES FOR GOOD ENDS

Researchers show how plants harness toxic molecules called reactive oxygen species for the signaling pathway that gives rise to roots....

 
 
 

HOW ACCUMULATING USEFUL GENES HELPS OLDER YEAST FARE BETTER IN TOUGHER TIMES

Researchers have used yeast to learn more about how satellite DNA circles are formed to carry amplified genes, how the gene duplication...

A NEW WAY TO CONTROL MICROBIAL METABOLISM

To help optimize microbes' ability to produce useful compounds but also maintain their own growth, chemical engineers have devised...

 
 
 

HOW THE STREP BACTERIUM HIDES FROM THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

A bacterial pathogen that causes strep throat and other illnesses cloaks itself in fragments of red blood cells to evade detection...

DRAMATIC TRANSITION IN STREPTOMYCES LIFE CYCLE EXPLAINED IN NEW DISCOVERY

Streptomyces bacteria are our primary source of antibiotics, which are produced in the transition from vegetative growth to sporulation...

 
 
 

HOW A CELLULAR SHUTTLE HELPS HIV-1 SPREAD IN IMMUNE ORGANS

New insight on how a type of cell facilitates the spread of HIV-1 has just been published.

DYNAMICS OF CRUCIAL IMMUNE SYSTEM PROTEINS

Of the many marvels of the human immune system, the processing of antigens by the class I proteins of the major histocompatability...

 
 
 

FORMATION OF DUCTS CONNECTING DIGESTIVE ORGANS IN ZEBRAFISH

A specialized system of ducts transports bile and enzymes from the liver and pancreas to the intestine. Researchers have shown how...

CELL-FREE SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY COMES OF AGE

New research explores how cell-free gene expression stands to help the field of synthetic biology dramatically impact society, from...

 
 
 

1940S BLOOD SAMPLES REVEAL HISTORICAL SPREAD OF MALARIA

DNA from 75-year old eradicated European malaria parasites uncovers the historical spread of one of the two most common forms of the...

'CLEVER DRUGS FOR SLIMY BUGS' IN FIGHT AGAINST STAPH INFECTIONS

Bacterial biofilms that develop around golden staph infections make treatment difficult and prolonged, but researchers have shown in...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS DEVELOP ELECTROCHEMICAL PLATFORM FOR CELL-FREE SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY

Scientists have developed the first direct gene circuit to electrode interface by combining cell-free synthetic biology with state-of-the-art...

CEREBRAL ORGANOID MODEL PROVIDES CLUES ABOUT HOW TO PREVENT VIRUS-INDUCED BRAIN CELL DEATH

Scientists have determined that La Crosse virus , which can cause inflammation of the brain in children, affects brain cells differently...

 
 
 

RECRUTEMENT OF A LATERAL ROOT DEVELOPMENTAL PATHWAY INTO ROOT NODULE FORMATION OF LEGUMES

Peas and other legumes develop spherical or cylindrical structures - called nodules - in their roots to establish a mutually beneficial...

KEY TO RUBUSTNESS OF PLANTS DISCOVERED

Scientists have decoded the mechanism of Adipose-Biosynthesis - the basis for the production of sugar molecules for neu fine chemicals...

 
 
 

NEW EVOLUTIONARY INSIGHTS INTO THE EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF SONGBIRDS

An international team has sequenced a chromosome in zebra finches called the germline-restricted chromosome. This chromosome is only...

HIV: OVERWHELMING THE ENEMY FROM THE START

Virologists have identified a way to thwart HIV infection at its very early stages.

 
 
 



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 ...

Sage Therapeutics Depression Drug Fails in Phase 3, Shares Fall 60%

Sage Therapeutics Depression Drug Fails in Phase 3, Shares Fall 60%

An experimental Sage Therapeutics drug intended to alleviate depression symptoms quickly has failed to beat a placebo in a pivotal study, the company reported Thursday... Read more ...

Family with Two Rare Syndromes Reveals Immunity Glitch

Family with Two Rare Syndromes Reveals Immunity Glitch

Members of a three-generation family in France who suffer from widespread infections and fragile skin, joints, bones, and blood vessels share an underlying and unexpected... Read more ...

FDA Rejects Enzyvant's Regenerative Therapy for Rare Immune Disorder

FDA Rejects Enzyvant's Regenerative Therapy for Rare Immune Disorder

The FDA has rejected an experimental regenerative therapy that Enzyvant developed to restore immune system function in babies born with a rare disorder. The agency cited... Read more ...

Two Review Articles Assess Structural Variation in Human Genomes

Two Review Articles Assess Structural Variation in Human Genomes

Two recent review articles discuss the idea that structural variants - genetic differences that involve at least 50 base pairs - are numerous, important to human biology, and... Read more ...

As Alzheimer's Conference Kicks Off, All Eyes Are on Biogen's Drug

As Alzheimer's Conference Kicks Off, All Eyes Are on Biogen's Drug

It's the “era of neuroscience”; an industry “turning point”; and “an amazing time”-superlatives were flowing freely as the 11th annual Clinical Trials on Alzheimer's Disease... Read more ...

Freeze Frame: Scientists Capture Atomic-Scale Snapshots of Artificial Proteins

Freeze Frame: Scientists Capture Atomic-Scale Snapshots of Artificial Proteins

Berkeley Lab scientists employed cryogenic electron microscopy to reveal the atomic structure of peptoid nanosheets. Their use of cryo-EM allowed them to visualize distinct... Read more ...

6 Experimental Alzheimer's Disease Diagnostics Projects Get Funding Boost

6 Experimental Alzheimer's Disease Diagnostics Projects Get Funding Boost

Scientists gathered this week in San Diego at the annual Clinical Trials on Alzheimer's Disease Congress are focused on ways to treat the neurodegenerative disease, a task that... Read more ...

Civetta Therapeutics Unveils a Propeller Protein Plan, $53M in Funding

Civetta Therapeutics Unveils a Propeller Protein Plan, $53M in Funding

New biotech company Civetta Therapeutics has closed a $53 million Series A financing round to develop drugs that target “propeller proteins” as a way of treating cancers and... Read more ...

FDA Green Lights Sight Diagnostics' Finger-Prick Blood Test

FDA Green Lights Sight Diagnostics' Finger-Prick Blood Test

Sight Diagnostics today announced it has received US FDA 510 clearance to use its patented OLO analyzer, which performs a complete blood count using two drops of blood. The FDA... Read more ...

Roche Notches FDA Nod in Lung Cancer, Amps Up Competition With Merck

Roche Notches FDA Nod in Lung Cancer, Amps Up Competition With Merck

A Roche immunotherapy has won an additional FDA approval as a first-line treatment for non-small lung cancer, bolstering the product's competitive stance versus one from Merck... Read more ...