Mini-‘Marsquakes’ measured by InSight lander show effects of sun and wind

Kyushu University research based on NASA InSight Martian lander seismometer data reveals different sources of different types and frequencies of Martian “microtremors”, showing the potential to use such data to image the Martian subsurface Credit:...

Study finds significant variation in trust of health information by Hispanics

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 1 2020 Hispanic adults vary widely in their reported trust of health information sources, suggesting that information tailored to specific ethnic subgroups and targeted by age group may be beneficial,...

CRISPR Tool, in “CARPID Diem” Spirit, Detects RNA-Protein Interactions in Living Cells

Carpe diem, Horace’s famed proclamation, is usually translated as “seize the day.” A similar sentiment is embodied by a new method to detect RNA-binding proteins (RBPs) in living cells. It is called CARPID, which...

UK Startup Bags €3M to Develop Psychedelic Medicines for Mental Health

A €3.3M (£3M) Series A round raised by the Oxford-based biomedicine company Beckley Psytech will allow the company to study the use of a psychedelic compound for the treatment of mental health disorders and...

Biotechnology Market In-depth Insights by 2025 – Apsters News – Apsters News

Global Biotechnology Market: Overview The global biotechnology market is mainly driven by the surge in the demand for food, depleting natural resources, government regulatory support, and technological advancements of various solutions to counter fatal diseases....

Why Biotech Must Change its Cleaning and Disinfection Strategy

Many biotech companies deploy strong chemicals to clean and disinfect their equipment. However, if handled in the wrong way, this can lead to dangerous problems such as antibiotic resistance. As the EU prepares to...

COVID-19: Lopinavir-ritonavir failed – European Biotechnology News

Data from the UK’s RECOVERY trial demonstrate there was no clinical benefit from use of lopinavir-ritonavir in hospitalised COVID-19 patients. Following unblinding of the efficacy study, the principal investigators of the RECOVERY trial concluded that...

GPS isn’t just for road trips anymore

Credit: Mike Popp When it comes to nifty farm gadgets and technology, there are many neat tools. Tractor guidance is definitely one of them, thanks to how...

New polymeric heart valve could be a life-saver

Millions of persons around the world suffer from diseased and damaged heart valves. These patients require valve repair surgeries, and often when that is not possible, they need to take blood-thinners for life to...

Sweetened Chaperone Lets Cells Follow Proteomic Road to Ruin

Ordinarily, the chaperone protein known as glucose-regulated protein 94 (GRP94) keeps cells on the straight and narrow by ensuring that their proteins fold properly. But when the chaperone undergoes a process called glycosylation, picking...