Regulating the ribosomal RNA production line

Cryo-electron microscopy study allows researchers to visualize structural changes in an E. coli enzyme synthesizing ribosomal RNA that shift it between turbo- and slow-modes depending on the bacteria’s growth rate Credit: Murakami Laboratory, Penn State

Synthetic Data for a Real Pandemic

Syntegra uses machine learning to create validated “synthetic data”—replicas of healthcare data that are designed to precisely duplicate its statistical properties, with patient privacy protected by removing all links to the original . ....

SARS-CoV-2 suppresses host innate immunity

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, blocks the processes of innate immune activation that normally direct the production and/or signaling of type I interferon (IFN-I) by the infected cell and tissues. IFN-I is a...

Astronomers discover first cloudless, Jupiter-like planet

This marks the second time astronomers have ever observed a cloud-free exoplanet Credit: M. Weiss/Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian Astronomers at the Center for Astrophysics |...

Servier and MiNA Therapeutics sign €220m deal – European Biotechnology News

French Servier SA and the UK’s MiNA Therapeutics Ltd have entered into a R&D partnership to identify and develop small activating RNAs (saRNA) to treat neurological disorders. Under the agreement, MiNA Therapeutics...

Mathematical Model Captures Relationship between Speed and Surface in Cell Movement

Just as how fast your car moves depends on how well your wheels grip the road, the speed at which a cell moves depends on how well it attaches to the surface it moves...

Describing the worldviews of the new ‘tech elite’

World’s tech elite holds views distinct from the broader wealth elite and the general population –with a focus on meritocracy and an inconsistent democratic ideology Credit: Brockmann et al, PLOS ONE 2021 (CC BY 4.0...

Trends and Takeaways from J.P. Morgan 2021

Charmaine Chan, PhDSenior AnalystCambiar Investors Brad LoncarCEOLoncar Investments Trends and Takeaways from J.P. Morgan 2021 Broadcast Date: January 27, 2021Time: 11:00 am PT, 2:00 pm ET, 20:00 CET

Working Smarter and Quicker with this Protein Purification Platform

Purification of tagged proteins such as antibodies is a common and essential task in many pharmaceutical, biotech, and academic labs, but it’s also cumbersome. One novel protein purification system is streamlining workflows and easing...

Cell Sorting Market Size to Reach USD 805.1 Million By 2027 | Expanding Biotechnology...

New York, Jan. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global cell sorting market is projected to reach a market size of USD 805.1 Million by 2027 and register a high revenue CAGR during the...