Biotecnología

Biotecnología

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Colombia solicitó su ingreso formal al Centro Latinoamericano en Biotecnología (CABBIO)

07/06/2022 - Durante el 3er Encuentro del Centro Latinoamericano en Biotecnología se solicitó formalmente el ingreso de Colombia al CABBIO y se dispuso el cronograma de trabajo para la organización y lanzamiento de los cursos y actividades trasnacionales a ejecutarse entre Argentina, Brasil y Uruguay en 2023.

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¿La tecnología libre de animales de próxima generación modificará la industria láctea?

23/06/2022 - Desde proteínas lácteas por fermentación hasta agricultura celular y molecular, la empresa láctea española Pascual tiene el dedo en el pulso cuando se trata de innovación en productos lácteos de próxima generación. Pero, ¿por qué un procesador de lácteos tradicional debería invertir en este espacio?

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Un pez biohíbrido nada con células cardiacas humanas

23/06/2022 - Los sistemas biohíbridos –dispositivos que contienen componentes biológicos y artificiales– ayudan a investigar la fisiología de los organismos vivos y también a desarrollar soluciones robóticas inspiradas en ellos para resolver diversos problemas, incluidos los de la salud humana.  Ahora, científicos de la Universidad de Harvard (EE UU) han construido un pez biohíbrido con células madre del corazón humano para conocer mejor algunas de sus características clave (señalización mecanoeléctrica y automatismo) y así, en el futuro, poder construir un corazón artificial. Los detalles los publican esta semana en la revista Science. El pez tiene dos capas de tejido muscular cardiaco, una a cada lado, y cuando una se contrae, la otra se estira, lo que permite el movimiento de forma autónoma

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Desarrollan un biomarcador que permitirá tratar de forma eficaz los cánceres más graves

23/06/2022 - Investigadores del Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO) y otras instituciones internacionales han puesto a punto un método para descifrar el caos genético de los cánceres más mortales y utilizar esta información para tratarlos de forma más eficaz.

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Chobani uses Roblox to tap into new Gen Z and Y audiences: 'We need to be where the people are,' says CMO

23/06/2022 - Chobani has crossed into the metaverse through the online gaming platform Roblox where it's targeting a new generation of consumers with its oatmilk portfolio helping to transition its identity from a yogurt brand to broader food company, says Chobani chief marketing & category officer Meredith Madden.

Arch Biopartners Appoints David Luke as Strategic Advisor
08/08/2022 - Dr. Luke will help guide LSALT peptide toward an additional human trial targeting inflammation related acute kidney injury.
Trendspotting at IFT First 2022: ‘We don’t want regenerative ag to become the next ‘natural’ because then it doesn’t mean anything’
08/08/2022 - Sustainability âis probably on slide two or three of every customer presentation now,â notes Ingredion, but how can consumers cut through the PR noise to make meaningful comparisons between brands?...
Beyond Meat gears up for Sept 26 showdown in L.A. with former co-packer Don Lee Farms
08/08/2022 - Beyond Meat â which has just posted another grim set of quarterly figures driving its share price down to new lows â is gearing up for a showdown with former co-packer Don Lee Farms at a court in...
Monster Energy CEO addresses stiff competition in the energy drink set, teases alcohol launch
08/08/2022 - Monster Energy is fighting to grow its shelf space in the increasingly competitive energy drink category while also dealing with unrelenting inflationary cost pressures, said CEO Rodney Sacks on the...
Sprouts Farmers Market sales, foot traffic rebound as retailer brings back ‘selling culture’
08/08/2022 - Tweaks to Sprouts Farmers Marketâs marketing strategy to focus on competitive produce pricing and product differentiation along with other strategic decisions are paying off as foot traffic and...
The Download: experimental embryos and the US monkeypox emergency
08/08/2022 - This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. This startup wants to copy you into an embryo...
UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital Join Nationwide Long-COVID Study
08/08/2022 - Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego have joined a nationwide study to better understand the long-term impact of COVID-19 on...
This startup wants to copy you into an embryo for organ harvesting
08/08/2022 - In a search for novel forms of longevity medicine, a biotech company based in Israel says it intends to create embryo-stage versions of people in order to harvest tissues for use in transplant...
Best New Dean of Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science
08/08/2022 - Brookie Best, PharmD, has been named the next dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego, succeeding James McKerrow, PhD, MD, who stepped...
Researchers repaired cells in damaged pig organs an hour after the animal’s death
08/08/2022 - A new system stopped the deterioration of cells in pig organs one hour after the animal’s death, a finding that suggests cells don’t die as quickly as previously understood. The technology...
EV tax credits could stall out on lack of US battery supply
08/08/2022 - A tax credit in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 designed to spur adoption of EVs could fail to reach consumers because of the auto industry’s heavy reliance on battery materials and components...
Everything you need to know about the monkeypox vaccines
08/08/2022 - The global outbreak of monkeypox has so far led to more than 24,000 cases in over 80 countries, and the World Health Organization has warned that the window of opportunity to contain the disease and...
Datwyler to Double Capacity at Production Ops in Pune
08/08/2022 - Increasing capacity for all three of its production standards and will add 400 jobs.
Thorne HealthTech, AstraZeneca Entend AI Discovery Alliance
08/08/2022 - AZ to leverage Thorne's cloud-based AI disease discovery system for further evaluation and to gain insight into additional uses for AZ molecules.
Aptar Pharma Acquires Worldwide Rights to Pharmaxis’ Orbital Inhaler
08/08/2022 - Strengthens Aptar’s leadership in respiratory by offering a broader range of devices and services, from formulation to patient.
Gilead Sciences to Acquire MiroBio for $405M
08/08/2022 - Acquisition to add MiroBio’s discovery platform and portfolio of immune inhibitory receptor agonists.