Scientists are developing synthetic COVID-19 antibody to treat sick patients

A team of researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, in collaboration with GenScript, is developing a synthetic antibody to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This antibody is...

Building Better Bacteriophage with Biofoundries to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Resistance to antibiotics is an escalating global crisis, presenting a major health, social, and economic burden. An underexplored alternative to antibiotic treatment is phage therapy whereby bacteriophages are used to infect and kill pathogenic...

Chimera formation could favor the expansion of invasive species in the marine environment

Didemnum vexillum: A global invader Credit: Xavier Turon (CEAB-CSIC) A new article published in the journal Scientific Reports reveals 44% of the colonies of Didemnum vexillum -a marine...

Biotechnology and medicine startups top the Innovators Under 35 Europe list – MobiHealthNews

Blockchain-powered software that ensures drugs’ traceability, a diagnostic tool to identify microbes in the blood and a device to prevent cardiac arrest in heart disease patients are among the winning European projects of a competition...

National Award Honors research leading to habitat restoration for people, birds

In Missouri, USDA Forest Service science was instrumental in habitat restoration, culminating in the reintroduction of a songbird that had disappeared from the state a century ago. In Baltimore, research is helping parishioners and...

GENcast: Navigating Your Lab through a Digital Transformation

/* custom css */ .td_uid_1_5e753fa51a2a4_rand { min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .td_uid_2_5e753fa51a499_rand { vertical-align: baseline; } Having comprehensive and flexible laboratory information management software affords scientists the ability to improve the efficiency and quality...

Researchers discover how cancer cells can trigger chronic muscle wasting condition

A solid tumor can cause muscle cells in the body to self-destruct. Many cancer patients die from the consequences. Now researchers are discovering more about how cancer cells in a tumor can take control...

Supercooling helps preserve human transplant organs longer

Now a new supercooling technique for human organs promises to extend the period from the moment of removal to 1.5 days rather than just a few hours. This provides a useful window of time...

Q&A: Evolution of CAR-T Cell Therapy and Future Directions

Sponsored content brought to you by James Heath, PhD., is president and professor at the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle. He also has the position of Professor of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology at UCLA,...

Fossilized insect from 100 million years ago is oldest record of primitive bee with...

Credit: Image provided by George Poinar Jr., OSU College of Science. CORVALLIS, Ore. – Beetle parasites clinging to a primitive bee 100 million years ago may have...

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