Epigenetic Clock More Accurately Aligns Dog Age to Human Years

To calculate your dog’s age in “human years” based on epigenetics, find the dog’s age along the bottom axis and trace your finger straight up until you reach the red curve. Then trace your...

U.K. Starts Oxford Coronavirus Vaccine Trial as Germany Green-Lights BioNTech and Pfizer

The first human trials of a coronavirus vaccine developed by researchers at the University of Oxford will start today in the U.K. Making the announcement at a recent press briefing, U.K. government Health Secretary...

Cytiva Picks Up Where GE Leaves Off after $21B Deal

Cytiva will also look to grow through expanded activity in cell and gene therapies—and additional work with customers working toward COVID-19 drugs, vaccines, and tests . . . The post Cytiva Picks Up Where GE...

Helping Biosimilars Emerge into Global Markets Takes a Practiced Hand

/* custom css */ .td_uid_1_5e66d9a6472c0_rand { min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .td_uid_2_5e66d9a6474ed_rand { vertical-align: baseline; } Currently, almost 60 percent of drugs in development are being created by emerging biotech companies focused on therapies...

How to Conquer Coronavirus: Top 35 Treatments in Development

As the world scrambles to monitor and contain the COVID-19 outbreak, drug companies are racing to develop or repurpose treatments to combat the potential pandemic. The death toll continues to climb. The first U.S....

At Suburban N.Y. Campus, BioMed Realty Thinks Small

The development surge for up-and-coming life sciences companies now occurring in New York City is also unfolding in suburban Westchester County, where representatives of two life-sci lab space projects addressed a coalition of industry...

At Laboratory for Advanced Medicine, New CEO Sharpens Commercial Focus

With a new CEO at the helm, the Laboratory for Advanced Medicine (LAM) is preparing for the launch of its first liquid biopsy—a blood test designed to detect early-stage liver cancer, expected to win...

GenapSys Pursues Partnership with China CDC to Detect Coronavirus

GenapSys is partnering with Chinese health authorities to use its portable sequencer for detecting 2019-nCoV novel coronavirus, as part of the company’s launch of its instrument in the Asia-Pacific region . . . The post...

Going Gray Too Soon? Scientists Say It Really May Be Due to Stress

Stress has long been anecdotally linked with prematurely graying hair. It’s said, for example, that when Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair turned white overnight. Anecdote this may be, but...

Deal or No Deal: FTC Challenge Poses No Threat to Illumina, Analysts Agree

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) challenge to Illumina’s planned $1.2 billion acquisition of Pacific Biosciences (PacBio) on anti-competitiveness grounds is unlikely to weaken its standing as the dominant company in next-generation sequencing, three...

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