Looking for ‘help’ signals in the blood of newborns with HIE

Credit: Children’s National BALTIMORE – Measuring a number of biomarkers over time that are produced as the body responds to inflammation and injury may help to pinpoint newborns who are more vulnerable to suffering lasting...

Carnegie Mellon chemists manipulate the quantum states of gold nanoclusters

Credit: Carnegie Mellon University Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Chemistry have found a way to control the lifetime of the quantum states of gold nanoclusters by three orders of magnitude, which could lead...

Sex- and Diet-Specific Proteome Differences Distinguished

The old nature-versus-nurture idea is getting a new dimension, courtesy of proteomics, a scientific discipline devoted to the comprehensive characterization of the proteome, the protein universe within individual organisms or cells. Unlike the genome,...

Roche Extends Offer for Spark Therapeutics a Second Time, as Shareholders Balk at Tender...

Roche said today it will extend for a second time its tender offer for shares of Spark Therapeutics, the gene therapy developer it wants to acquire for $4.8 billion, as the pharma giant falls...

Comfort Food with a Side of Stress Supersizes Weight Gain

Some of us lose our appetites when under stress, whereas some of us might overeat. Whichever tendency we show, when the pressure is on we’re likely to pick high-sugar, high-fat “comfort” foods. Rodent studies...

Sabancı University opens biotechnology research unit – Turkey – Hurriyet Daily News

ISTANBUL Istanbul has a new biotechnology research and development laboratory as a result of a partnership which includes Sabancı University Nanotechnology Research and Application Center (SUNUM) “The studies to be carried out here will contribute to...

The Biotechnology Patent Landscape – BioSpace

Mark Van Scyoc / Shutterstock.com Most of the luxuries that we enjoy are the result of patented developments, especially in the field of biotechnology. Every time we take a medication, enjoy a food or beverage,...

European Biotechnology in 2019 and Beyond: What’s Hot and What’s Not? – Labiotech.eu

We spend a lot of time focusing on specific developments in biotechnology, but sometimes it’s good to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. With this in mind, I asked three...

Rapid, AI-Powered Genetic Disease Diagnosis for Critically Ill Infants

The researchers at Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine (RCIGM) are known for working quickly. In February of last year, they broke the Guinness World Record for the fastest diagnosis through whole genome sequencing,...

New book on restriction enzymes from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

Credit: Courtesy of Bayer. Cold Spring Harbor, NY– Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (CSHLP) announced the release of Restriction Enzymes: A History, available on its website in...

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