Two defense systems in bacteria work in a complementary manner to protect from viruses

A new study led by a team of bioscientists from Durham University, UK, in collaboration with University of Liverpool, Northumbria University and New England Biolabs, hopes to exploit newly characterized defense systems in bacteria...

Infrared light therapy might aid dementia patients

Infrared light therapy might have the potential to help people living with dementia, according to researchers. Credit: Durham University/North News & Pictures Infrared light therapy might have the potential to help people living with dementia, according...

BICO raises €600m and acquires QInstruments – European Biotechnology News

With €600m from a directed share issue in its coffers, BICO finalises the acquisition of QInstruments, a specialist in advanced sample preparation automation. Freshly rebranded BICO is doing its best to live...

Addressing the Challenges of Scaling Cell Therapies

Broadcast Date: November 18, 2021Time: 8:00 am PT, 11:00 am ET, 17:00 CET REGISTER NOW Cell therapy development programs generate encouraging pre-clinical and clinical results with the promise that these tailored therapeutics can provide a curative...

Scientists pave the way for creating ‘mini biological computers’ in droplets

Scientists have worked out how to best get DNA to communicate with membranes in our body, paving the way for the creation of 'mini biological computers' in droplets that have potential uses in biosensing...

Will the Biden Administration ‘follow the science’ on agricultural biotechnology regulatory reform? – Genetic...

The GLP Needs Your Help It is easier than ever for advocacy groups to spread disinformation on pressing science issues, such as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. No, vaccines are not harmful. Yes, the use of...

Department of Biotechnology to recruit for Scientist ‘C’ posts – Hindustan Times

The Department of Biotechnology has invited applications to fill five Scientist ‘C’ posts, a Group ‘A’ Gazetted Post (Non-Ministerial & Scientific) in the pay matrix level 11. The application forms are available on the official...

AI-based technology rapidly identifies genetic causes of rare disorders with high accuracy

An artificial intelligence (AI)-based technology rapidly diagnoses rare disorders in critically ill children with high accuracy, according to a report by scientists from University of Utah Health and Fabric Genomics, collaborators on a study...

How bacteria create a piggy bank for the lean times Basic science discovery could...

Bacteria can store extra resources for the lean times. It’s a bit like keeping a piggy bank or carrying a backup battery pack. One important reserve is known as cyanophycin granules, which were first...

McCullough and Liu awarded $3.7M NIH grant to study sex differences in COVID-19 outcomes

A $3.7 million grant to identify patients at risk for developing chronic consequences of COVID-19 infection and discover potential underlying mechanisms leading to neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) has been awarded to Louise McCullough, MD, PhD,...