Researchers uncover how cancer cells use sugar residue to evade the immune system

A team of South Dakota State University chemistry researchers uncovered how cancer cells utilize a simple sugar residue to disguise themselves from the immune system. What they learned will help scientists develop more effective...

From Junk to Treasure: Syros Pharmaceuticals Mines Non-Coding DNA to Treat Disease

Syros is advancing a robust clinical-stage pipeline that includes: tamibarotene, a first-in-class oral selective RARα agonist in RARA-positive patients with higher-risk myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia (AML); SY-2101, a novel oral form of...

New compound can prevent SARS-CoV-2 and related coronaviruses from entering cells

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a compound that prevents SARS-CoV-2 and related coronaviruses from entering cells. The researchers are collaborating with the National Institutes of Health (NIH)...

New algorithm provides a high-definition analysis of genome organization in single cells

Within the microscopic boundaries of a single human cell, the intricate folds and arrangements of protein and DNA bundles dictate a person's fate: which genes are expressed, which are suppressed, and -; importantly -;...

5 myths about agricultural biotechnology – thatsfarming.com – Thats Farming

- Advertisement -Adrian Lomezzo dispels myths about agricultural biotechnology. There is no need for alternative agricultural practices It is important that scientists accept the political and socio-economic structure of today’s agricultural sector. After all, accepting...

Oncotarget: The protective role of prolyl oligopeptidase inhibition in acute lung injury

Oncotarget published “The protective role of prolyl oligopeptidase (POP) inhibition in acute lung injury induced by intestinal ischemia-reperfusion” which reported that intestinal ischemia-reperfusion develops when the blood flow to the intestines decreases, followed by the...

AcureX Therapeutics to Present at Oppenheimer Biotechnology – Emerging Science Summit – Business Wire

SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AcureX Therapeutics Corporation, a privately-held preclinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing disease altering therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases, today announced that it was selected to present at the Oppenheimer Biotechnology – Emerging...

Biotechnology can be used to improve condition of farmers, says ‘Ethanol man’ – The...

Renowned industrialist and founder chairman of Praj Industries, Dr Pramod Chaudhari, who is popularly known as the ‘Ethanol man’, recently said that agricultural inputs form the base of biotechnology and these can be used...

Studies find mixed results from sage grouse hunting restrictions

A thorough review of the history of sage grouse hunting and populations across the Intermountain West shows that declines in the bird’s numbers have prompted significant reductions in hunting opportunities in recent decades —...

NIH awards more than $8 million to support seven high-risk, high-reward projects at Penn...

The National Institutes of Health has awarded grants to researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania to support "highly innovative and broadly impactful" biomedical science through the NIH Common...