Updated : Nov 05, 2019 in Feature

EZ Select attracts undesirables to benefit biomanufacturing

A frothy stout, a hearty loaf of bread, a pungent cheese; each the stuff of life, each created by naturally occurring microorganisms. Defined universally as…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Scientists to use advances in 3D imaging to predict effects of rising CO2 levels on crops

ST. LOUIS, MO, September 4, 2019 - Carbon dioxide (CO2) levels are higher than at any point in the past 800,000 years and in 2017,…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Ageing research to accelerate with experimental validation in AI-powered drug discovery

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019, London, UK: The Biogerontology Research Foundation salutes its Founder and Chief Scientific Advisor Alex Zhavoronkov on leading a team of researchers…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Unique multi-institute research to harness untapped reservoir of plant genes for bioenergy

ST. LOUIS, MO, September 3, 2019 - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched a major initiative important for the development of bioenergy crops…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Colour-change urine test for cancer shows potential in mouse study

A simple and sensitive urine test developed by Imperial and MIT engineers has produced a colour change in urine to signal growing tumours in mice.…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Medical imaging rates continue to rise despite push to reduce their use

Despite a broad campaign among physician groups to reduce the amount of imaging in medicine, the rates of use of CT, MRI and other scans…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Graphene layer enables advance in super-resolution microscopy

Researchers at the University of Göttingen have developed a new method that takes advantage of the unusual properties of graphene to electromagnetically interact with fluorescing…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

A breakthrough in imaginative AI with experimental validation to accelerate drug discovery

September 3rd, 2019, London, UK: Deep Knowledge Analytics salutes its parent company, Deep Knowledge Ventures, in the landmark Nature Biotechnology publication of its portfolio company,…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

From CAR-T cells to collaborative robotics: 4 projects awarded with the ERC Starting grants

Four researchers at IIT - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Italy have been awarded by European Research Council (ERC) Starting grants: Arash Ajoudani, Francesco Di…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

Novel molecules designed by artificial intelligence in 21 days are validated in mice

Highlights: The traditional drug discovery starts with the testing of thousands of small molecules in order to get to just a few lead-like molecules and…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

A comprehensive catalogue of human digestive tract bacteria

The human digestive tract is home to thousands of different strains of bacteria. Many of these are beneficial, while others contribute to health problems such…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

4TEEN4 Pharmaceuticals reports first results on Procizumab

Clinical data presented by Prof. Alexandre Mebazaa at ESC Congress 2019 in Paris provide evidence for a novel disease mechanism in which circulating DPP3 degrades…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

Dipeptidyl Peptidase 3 (DPP3) cause of acute myocardial depression

IB10 sphingotest® DPP3 is now available on sphingotec's proprietary automated Nexus IB10 point-of-care platform and quantitatively measures levels of circulating DPP3 in whole blood and…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

New radiomics model uses immunohistochemistry to predict thyroid nodules

Leesburg, VA, August 30, 2019--According to an ahead-of-print article published in the December issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology ( AJR ), researchers have…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Illinois engineer continues to make waves in water desalination

For the past several years, University of Illinois researcher Kyle Smith has proven his growing expertise in the field of water desalination, with a range…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Understanding probiotic yeast

Researchers led by Prof. Johan Thevelein (VIB-KU Leuven Center for Microbiology) have discovered that Saccharomyces boulardii, a yeast with probiotic properties, produces uniquely excessive amounts…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

DGIST Successfully defined the identity and dynamics of adult gastric isthmus stem cells

DGIST announced that Professor Jong Kyong Kim's team in the Department of New Biology participated in a joint research by South Korea, Austria, and the…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Pancreas on a chip

By combining two powerful technologies, scientists are taking diabetes research to a whole new level. In a study led by Harvard University's Kevin Kit Parker…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

UTA awarded more than $2 million in CPRIT grants

The University of Texas at Arlington received more than $2.1 million in grants from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to support…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

A PoEM on breast cancer metastasis

When breast cancer cells spread through the body, they do so mainly through the lymph system that normally removes excess fluid and waste products from…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

3D printing nanoparticle neural probes

Carnegie Mellon University's Rahul Panat, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, and Eric Yttri, an assistant professor of biological sciences, have received a $1.95 million…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

MUSC’s Patrick Woster joins Medicinal Chemistry Hall of Fame

Patrick M. Woster, Ph.D., SmartState® Chair in Drug Discovery and chair of the Department of Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences at the Medical University of…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

VGP generates largest number of high-quality genomes of iconic and endangered species

The Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP) and collaborators are announcing the second data set of the largest number (101) of chromosomal-level genome assemblies of vertebrates towards…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

New optical array, multisite stimulator advances optogenetics

BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA and CARDIFF, UK - In an article published in the peer-reviewed, open-access SPIE publication Neurophotonics , "A multi-site microLED optrode array for…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

New DNA sequencer method achieves early-stage and broad-range detection of wheat diseases

Plant diseases, especially those caused by fungal pathogens, jeopardize global crop biosecurity and preventing them requires rapid detection and identification of causal agents. Traditional methods…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Robotic thread is designed to slip through the brain’s blood vessels

MIT engineers have developed a magnetically steerable, thread-like robot that can actively glide through narrow, winding pathways, such as the labrynthine vasculature of the brain.…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

U of T researchers engineer antibodies that unlock body’s regenerative potential

Our body makes antibodies to fight infections. But the synthetic versions of these molecules could hold the key to stimulating the body's ability to regenerate.…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Nanoparticles could someday give humans built-in night vision

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27, 2019 -- Movies featuring heroes with superpowers, such as flight, X-ray vision or extraordinary strength, are all the rage. But while…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Machine learning increases resolution of eye imaging technology

DURHAM, N.C. -- Biomedical engineers at Duke University have devised a method for increasing the resolution of optical coherence tomography (OCT) down to a single…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Research Articles

Augmented reality glasses may help people with low vision better navigate their environment

LOS ANGELES – Nearly one in 30 Americans over the age of 40 experience low vision — significant visual impairment that can't be corrected with…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Runaway mitochondria cause telomere damage in cells

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 26, 2019 - Researchers at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center provide the first concrete evidence for the long-held belief that sick mitochondria pollute the…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Universal algorithm set to boost microscopes

Thanks to the advent of super-resolution microscopes some 30 years ago, scientists can observe subcellular structures, proteins and living tissue with unprecedented precision. These microscopes…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

The flavor of chocolate is developed during the processing of the cocoa beans

Just as we have seen an increase in the number of microbreweries making specialty beers, the market for chocolate has also developed, so there are…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Hi-tech bacteria gene tool could prove productive, study finds

Bacteria could be used to produce large quantities of medicines and fuels using a new gene programming technique, research suggests. The powerful method could enable…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers identify properties of cells that affect how tissue structures form

Researchers have found that changing the mechanical properties of individual cells disrupts their ability to remain stable, profoundly affecting their health and the health of…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Mosquito incognito: Could graphene-lined clothing help prevent mosquito bites?

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] -- The nanomaterial graphene has received significant attention for its potential uses in everything from solar cells to tennis rackets. But…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers test noninvasive brain stimulation for motor recovery after spinal cord injury

East Hanover, NJ. August 26, 2019. Kessler Foundation is one of three sites participating in a study of noninvasive brain stimulation to improve upper limb…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Bioprinting complex living tissue in just a few seconds

Tissue engineers create artificial organs and tissues that can be used to develop and test new drugs, repair damaged tissue and even replace entire organs…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Breath! Respiring microbes generate more energy

How do cells generate and use energy? This question might seem simple, but the answer is far from simple. Furthermore, knowing how microbial cell factories…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

The technology behind Bitcoin may improve the medications of the future

BLOCKCHAIN. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have developed a prototype of an app that may potentially prescribe the optimal dose of medicine for the…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Study shows frying oil consumption worsened colon cancer and colitis in mice

Foods fried in vegetable oil are popular worldwide, but research about the health effects of this cooking technique has been largely inconclusive and focused on…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers advance organ-on-chip technology to advance drug development

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed an organ-on-an-electronic-chip platform, which uses bioelectrical sensors to measure the…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Osteoarthritis: A chip ‘mimics’ the disease to devise effective drugs

A sophisticated chip the size of a coin in which cartilage can be cultivated and which can later be subjected to mechanical stress such that…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

K+ Channel Study Could Help Develop Drugs for Life-Threatening Conditions

In every living cell, from free-living bacterium to neurons in the human brain, highly specialized small conduits, known as potassium (K+) channels, are responsible for…

Updated : Aug 16, 2019 in Uncategorized

Optofluidic chip with nanopore ‘smart gate’ developed for single molecule analysis

A new chip-based platform developed by researchers at UC Santa Cruz integrates nanopores and optofluidic technology with a feedback-control circuit to enable an unprecedented level…

Updated : Jul 30, 2019 in Announcement

The Congress of Neurological Surgeons Announces NEUROSURGERY® Publications 2019 Papers of the Year

Schaumburg, Ill., July 30, 2019 — The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) proudly announces the winners of the 3rd Annual Paper of the Year awards, honoring the…