New natural extract inhibits the development of diabetic nephropathy

A team of researchers have published in the Journal of Cellular Physiology that a new natural extract is able to inhibit the development of diabetic nephropathy, a kidney disease that is increasing in incidence...

High tunnels for specialty crops: The hope and the hinderance

Study gains a better understanding, from the perspective of farmers, of the challenges and advantageous opportunities associated with using high tunnels for specialty crops Credit: Full Hand Farm

Snack peppers find acceptance with reduced seed count

Study investigates the desirability for, and practicality of, producing snack peppers, both sweet and hot, with low seed count Credit: John Stommel John Stommel of the Agricultural Research Service of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA-ARS)...

First Gene Therapy for Beta Thalassemia Will Cost Over €1.5M

Zynteglo, a gene therapy developed by the US company bluebird bio for the treatment of beta-thalassemia, will cost European healthcare systems more than €1.5M per patient. Following the approval of the treatment earlier this month,...

Thermo Fisher’s Brammer Bio Completing $100M in Expansion Projects

Thermo Fisher Scientific says its recently-acquired Brammer Bio is completing $100 million in capital expansion projects, as the viral vector contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) looks to satisfy growing demand for gene therapies...

Novel Technique Shows How Proteins Move out of E. Coli Cells

Scientists at the University of Missouri (MU), who report that they used a new approach to discover how proteins leave the inside of an E. coli cell, say their finding could have important implications...

French Biotech Raises €20M to Prevent Hearing Loss

The hearing loss biotech Sensorion has issued bonds to raise €20M, which it will use to fund the phase II development for first-in-class drugs treating hearing loss and severe vertigo. The money will pay for...

This Biotech Reduces Drug Side Effects Using Silica Gel Implants

DelSiTech is a Finnish company developing injectable silica gel implants that release drugs slowly over time, causing fewer side effects and helping patients stick to their treatment regimen. Mission: To develop silica gels that slowly...

The GE American Chestnut: Restoration of a Beloved Species or Trojan Horse for Tree...

About a century ago the American chestnut tree was attacked by the introduced fungal pathogen (Cryphonectria parasitica). This fungus drove the chestnut to functional extinction. Now, scientists at the State University of New York...

World Cultural Council has announced the winners of the 2019 Albert Einstein World Award...

Award ceremony to be held in Japan for first time hosted by the University of Tsukuba in the framework of the Tsukuba Conference on Oct. 4, 2019 Credit: COPYRIGHT © 2018 CONSEJO CULTURAL MUNDIAL/ University...

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