Bioinformatics Tool Tracks Individual Gut Microbial Strain Changes After Antibiotic Use

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have provided new insights into how antibiotic use in humans can disrupt the communities of bacteria that reside in our gut systems. The team’s studies...

Survey completeness of a global citizen-science database of bird occurrence

Credit: Blythe Mettitt, courtesy Cornell Lab of Ornithology There are many shortfalls in knowledge of the world’s biodiversity, and one of the most basic is the lack...

Biotechnology is on the trail of cancer – Born2Invest

More and more people are getting cancer. In Germany alone, doctors diagnose around half a million new cancer patients every year. But science is also making great progress. Biotechnology, in particular, is making significant...

USC study shows how tumor cells circulating in the blood target distant organs

Most cancers kill because tumor cells spread beyond the primary site to invade other organs. Now, a USC study of brain-invading breast cancer cells circulating in the blood reveals they have a molecular signature...

Biogen Shares Surge after Reversal on Alzheimer’s Candidate Aducanumab

Biogen CEO Michel Vounatsos Biogen saw its shares surge nearly 40% in morning trading today after surprising analysts by announcing that it plans to file for FDA approval of the Alzheimer’s disease candidate aducanumab, being...

Research worth ‘bragging’ about

An MU psychology professor and students provide a possible way to improve dialogue in relationships Credit: University of Missouri On a first date, people focus on making a...

Austrian Biotech Will Develop Viral Protein For Vaginal Infection

The Austrian biotech company PhagoMed Biopharma is developing a viral protein that could one day treat the common condition bacterial vaginosis without disrupting the microbiome as traditional antibiotics do. The preclinical drug candidate is derived...

Ten Ways Biotechnology Makes the World More… – Labiotech.eu

As climate change looms over our future, many industries are turning to biology for solutions to make all aspects of our lives more sustainable for the environment. Biotech companies are rising to the challenge. When...

A complex marriage arrangement: New insights and unanswered questions in plant heterostyly

Landmark review highlights recent advances and unresolved questions as part of a New Phytologist special issue celebrating Prof. Spencer Barrett. Credit: Spencer C. H. Barrett The study of...

Genome Editing Heads to Primetime

The feverish pace of new discoveries still being made in the genome editing revolution can make it difficult to decipher a quotidian advance from a genuine paradigm shifter. As a result, additions to the...

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