Reclamation awards $3.6 million to improve desalination technologies

Credit: Alex Stephens/Bureau of Reclamation WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Reclamation is awarding $3.6 million to 10 projects for advanced water treatment research and development. The Desalination...

Agilent to Acquire Resolution Bioscience for up to $695M, Expanding in Precision Medicine

Agilent Technologies has agreed to acquire Resolution Bioscience for up to $695 million, the companies said Tuesday, in a deal intended to expand the buyer’s precision medicine offerings by complementing and expanding its capabilities...

How is Bioprocessing 4.0 Revolutionizing Biomanufacturing?

The digital transformation of biopharmaceutical process development is known as Bioprocessing 4.0. Using the internet of things, digital biomanufacturing creates a network of data sources, materials, equipment, and industry representatives. This creates a competitive...

Biological activity-based modeling offers a new approach for drug discovery

Assessing a drug compound by its activity, not simply its structure, is a new approach that could speed the search for COVID-19 therapies and reveal more potential therapies for other diseases. This action-based focus...

The time is ripe! An innovative contactless method for the timely harvest of soft...

Scientists develop convenient technique to measure ripeness using laser-induced plasma shockwaves and the ensuing vibrations on the fruit’s surface Credit: Shibaura Institute of Technology Most people are probably...

LifeLabs President and CEO named as one of the “Top 25 Biotechnology CEOs of...

Toronto, Ontario, March 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- We’re pleased to share that LifeLabs’ President and CEO, Charles Brown, has been named as one of the “Top 25 Biotechnology CEOs of 2021” by The...

Light-Controlled Clustering of Receptors Acts Like a Signal to Trigger Cellular Reactions

Scientists at the Goethe and Leipzig Universities in Germany have developed a new method to direct the assembly of receptors on the surface of living cells, using light. The scientists showed that a group...

Sensing suns

Astronomers accurately measure the temperature of red supergiant stars Credit: © 2021 Andrew Klinger Red supergiants are a class of star that end their lives in supernova explosions....

Predicts the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) using deep learning-based Splice-AI

Credit: KBRI Korea Brain Research Institute (KBRI, President Suh Pann-ghill) announced that the research team led by Dr. Jae-Yeol Joo discovered new cryptic splice variants and SNVs...

Gates Biomanufacturing Reaches Milestone

Officials at the Aurora, CO-based Gates Biomanufacturing Facility (GBF) say they have completed the manufacturing and release of a protein-based biologic under GMP for Phase I Investigational Drugs for first-in-human clinical trials. Congresswoman Diana DeGette...