Cook County’s short-lived ‘soda’ tax worked, says new study

Sweetened beverage sales decreased by 21% during tax implementation Credit: UIC A study of beverage sales in Cook County, Illinois, shows that for four months in 2017 —...

Promega introduces Wizard HMW DNA Extraction Kit ahead of AGBT 2020

Feb 25 2020 Promega Corporation, a global biotechnology manufacturer, today launched its new Wizard® HMW DNA Extraction Kit for researchers working with large fragments of genomic DNA. The kit, as demonstrated in a poster presented...

How Biotechnology Is Changing the Way We Make Clothes

The fashion industry is seeing the beginnings of a biotechnological revolution where living organisms are being used to make clothing, resulting in improved and more sustainable materials. Biotechnology already plays an important role in the...

Model Considers Coronavirus and Contagious Disease Spread as Complex Interactions

Interacting contagious diseases like influenza and pneumonia follow the same complex spreading patterns as social trends, according to researchers in the U.S. The model suggested by the scientists could potentially lead to better tracking...

The ‘purrfect’ music for calming cats

Credit: Image courtesy of Abi Tansley Taking a cat to the vets can be a stressful experience, both for cat and owner. However, a study published in this month’s issue of the Journal of Feline...

PDS Biotechnology Appoints Kamil Ali-Jackson, Esq. to Board of Directors – GlobeNewswire

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PDS Biotechnology Corporation (Nasdaq: PDSB), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company developing multiple therapies based on the Company’s proprietary Versamune® T-cell activating technology, today announced that it has...

PDS Biotechnology Appoints Kamil Ali-Jackson, Esq. to Board of Directors – Yahoo Finance

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Assessing Coronavirus Impact on Wall Street

China’s President, Xi Jingping, has launched numerous initiatives in recent days aimed at controlling the coronavirus outbreak, after acknowledging that China’s initial response was marked by “shortcomings and deficiencies.” On February 10, he inspected...

Meet 20 European Immuno-Oncology Companies that are Fighting Cancer

With the success of CAR T-cell therapies and other innovative medicines in this area, immuno-oncology has become a buzzword in biotech, with more and more companies starting up in Europe and elsewhere. With so...

Scientists receive CPRIT grants for lung, kidney cancer research

Credit: University of Texas at Dallas The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded new grants totaling $1.8 million to two University of Texas at Dallas scientists for their research related to...