Exosome formulation developed to deliver antibodies for choroidal neovascularization therapy

Credit: TIAN Ying and ZHANG Fan Researchers from the Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital and the University of...

Love is on the Air: The March to Cure Sickle Cell Disease

Love staunchly defended Oxbryta’s list price of $125,000/year, which has sparked some criticism, as GBT continues its research on additional therapies . . . See More on the Edge Continue reading this article and more with a...

UC San Diego receives $35 million in state funding for new coastal research vessel

First-of-its-kind hydrogen-hybrid vessel will be vital to education and research Credit: Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego California legislators have allocated UC San Diego $35 million...

Sharks, lies, and videotape: Scientists document problems with Shark Week

Credit: Marion Kraschl, CC BY 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons MEADVILLE, PA – July 22, 2021 – Shark Week is many things. First and foremost, it’s a...

Engineered Bacterial Therapeutics Get Boost from PKU Study Data

Late last week, the synthetic biology company Synlogic announced data from a Phase 1/2a study of their living biologic designed for the treatment of Phenylketonuria (PKU). The findings of the first-in-human study of a...

‘Feel good’ brain messenger can be willfully controlled, new study reveals

Neuroscientists show that mice can learn to manipulate random dopamine impulses for reward Credit: Julia Kuhl From the thrill of hearing an ice cream truck approaching to the...

“GEN Edge Live”: Analyzing the Latest Milestones in Genome Editing

Joining us on “GEN Edge Live” were: Michelle Gilson, a managing director with Canaccord Genuity focused on biotechnology; her colleague Arlinda Lee, PhD, a Canaccord Genuity analyst; and Geulah Livshits, PhD, senior research analyst...

Nanomaterial Dimmer Switch Modulates Brain and Heart Cell Activity Using Near Infrared Light

If you could chop up a meter-long stick into a billion little pieces, each would be a nanometer (nm) long. Materials made of particles with diameters in the nanoscale range are being used in...

Artificial intelligence tool enriches a gold-mine in cancer genomics

The fragments of cancer DNA analyzed by the authors of this new study originate from the human genome, the sequence of which results from millions of years of evolution, and has been shaped by...

Innovative testing platform could enable more precise, personalized immunotherapy

An innovative testing platform that more closely mimics what cancer encounters in the body may allow for more precise, personalized therapies by enabling the rapid study of multiple therapeutic combinations against tumor cells. The...