New stem cell technology gives new hope for high-risk leukemia patients

Nov 8 2019 Few people get a second chance at life. And fewer still are forced to take it before their 25th birthday. Tyler Rabey is one of those people. He was diagnosed with an...

Food Biotechnology Market value to hit $45 Billion by 2025: Global Market Insights, Inc....

Selbyville, Delaware, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --Microorganism segment of food biotechnology market is anticipated to witness over 9.5% growth in terms of revenue up to 2025. Microbes used in biotechnology improves crop yield...

How to become a biotechnology entrepreneur – Garth Rapeport – The London Economic

Garth Rapeport co-founder and CEO of Pulmocide Ltd, a well-established biotech. Previously co-founder of Respivert, which was subsequently acquired by a subsidiary of Johnson&Johnson, he is well-placed to advise on the challenges facing a...

Researchers quantify limitations of health reports from direct-to-consumer genetic tests

Findings reported at ASHG 2019 Annual Meeting Credit: courtesy of Invitae HOUSTON, Texas – Health reports from direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic tests that use a limited variant screening approach often yield clinical false-negative results, which pose the...

Discovery of specialized gut-brain circuit offers insight into sugar preference

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Apr 15 2020 Artificial sweeteners have never fully succeeded in impersonating sugar. Now, a Columbia study in mice has identified a brain mechanism that may explain why. In a scientific first, researchers...

Here’s Why Puma Biotechnology Tumbled Today – The Motley Fool

What happened Shares of Puma Biotechnology (NASDAQ:PBYI) fell as much as 20.2% after the company disclosed through a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that Chief Commercial Officer Steven Lo will resign on Oct....

Deactivating specific protein with drugs reverses inflammation, scarring of liver in NASH patients

A team of researchers led by Duke-NUS Medical School and National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) found that deactivating a specific protein - interleukin 11 (IL11) - with drugs called therapeutic antibodies, reverses inflammation and...

A lost world and extinct ecosystem

Credit: Erich Fisher Archaeological sites on the far southern shores of South Africa hold the world’s richest records for the behavioral and cultural origins of our species....

How pest management strategies affect the bottom line

The economics of pest control Credit: Ronald Stephenson A study out of Mississippi State University evaluated the impact insect pest management strategies have on the economic return of...

A 20-Year Journey to Nail Down an Undruggable Cancer Target

The ultimate goal of cancer research is to bring to the market a treatment that improves the treatment of patients lacking options. Laura Soucek, CEO of the startup Peptomyc, shares the story of her...