The biotechnology rally ignited by Alzheimer’s disease remains strong – Texasnewstoday.com

Wall Street is celebrating the first approval of Alzheimer’s disease treatment in almost 20 years. Familiar threats may reappear, but investors are not surprised. Drug Aduhelm on Monday. There is a serious controversy over...

Are we genetically ‘grounded’?

Hebrew University identifies molecular factors that enable birds to fly, but keep the rest of us on terra firma Credit: Baruch Haimson For centuries, scientists, aeronautic designers and...

Deep learning with SPECT accurately predicts major adverse cardiac events

Credit: Image created by Singh et al., Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. Reston, VA (Embargoed until 6:15 p.m. EDT, Friday, June 11, 2021)–An advanced artificial intelligence...

Plant-Based, Sustainable, Scalable “Spider Silk” Provides Plastic Alternative

Some people are looking to plant-derived proteins as an alternative to plastic manufacturing; the proteins are abundant, biodegradable, and have a low environmental impact. Up until now, one challenge has been the lack of...

Fresh Hope for Malaria Vaccine from Newly Discovered Parasitic Antigens

Every year more than 28 million Americans travel to the nearly 100 tropical and sub-tropical countries where malaria is endemic. Nearly 250 million infections and 550,000 deaths occur each year due to malaria worldwide....

Biotechnology firm Mylab ropes in Akshay Kumar as brand ambassador – Business Standard

Biotechnology firm Mylab Discovery Solutions on Friday said it has roped in actor Akshay Kumar as its brand ambassador. The Pune-based firm, which has a presence across many verticals like diagnostics, food...

Researchers develop new method to make CRISPR gene editing more precise

CRISPR Researchers from Aarhus University and University of Copenhagen have developed a new method, which makes CRISPR gene editing more precise than conventional methods. The method selects the molecules best suited for helping the...

Novel immunotherapy platform can connect mussel adhesive proteins to the antibodies

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 29 2020 Antibody-based immunotherapy is one of treatment options for cancer immunotherapy by modulating our immune system with therapeutic antibodies. Among many strategies for cancer therapy, it has been considered...

A better understanding of ‘wet markets’ is key to safeguarding human health, biodiversity

Credit: Photo credit: Ginette Lai, Taiwan PRINCETON, N.J.–Great uncertainty surrounds the origins of SARS-CoV-2. Early on, some suggested a link between COVID-19 and a seafood market in...

We Have Lift Off: Codiak BioSciences Bears Down with Exosomes as a Therapeutic Modality

GEN Edge speaks with Codiak Biosciences’ president and CEO Douglas E. Williams, PhD, about how the company has grown from the ground up to develop a new class of medicines with the potential to...