Biotecnología

Biotecnología

Modern humans, Neanderthals share a tangled genetic history, study affirms
07/04/2020 - A new study reinforces the concept that Neanderthal DNA has been woven into the modern human genome on multiple occasions as our ancestors met Neanderthals time and again in different parts of the...
Discovery of New Biomarker in Blood Could Lead to Early Test for Alzheimer’s Disease
07/04/2020 - UC San Diego researchers discovered that high blood levels of RNA produced by the PHGDH gene could serve as a biomarker for early detection of Alzheimer’s. The work could lead to the development of...
Crumpled graphene makes ultra-sensitive cancer DNA detector
03/04/2020 - Graphene-based biosensors could usher in an era of liquid biopsy, detecting DNA cancer markers circulating in a patient's blood or serum. But current designs need a lot of DNA. In a new study,...
CRISPR-HOT: A new tool to 'color' specific genes and cells
25/03/2020 - Researchers have developed a new genetic tool to label specific genes in human organoids, or mini organs. They used this new method, called CRISPR-HOT, to investigate how hepatocytes divide and how...
Coronavirus testing kits to be developed using RNA imaging technology
25/03/2020 - Researchers will use a pioneering imaging technology -- called Mango, for its bright color -- to develop coronavirus testing kits.
Supercomputers Unlock Reproductive Mysteries of Viruses and Life
25/03/2020 - Scientists, including UC San Diego researchers, recently relied on supercomputer simulations to better understand the reproductive mysteries of viruses and DNA.
Black phosphorus tunnel field-effect transistor as an alternative ultra-low power switch?
26/02/2020 - Scientists have recovered DNA from a well-preserved horned lark found in Siberian permafrost. The results can contribute to explaining the evolution of sub species, as well as how the mammoth steppe...
DNA-like material could bring even smaller transistors
26/02/2020 - A material shaped like a one-dimensional DNA helix might further push the limits on a transistor's size. The material comes from a rare earth element called tellurium.
Salk scientists link rapid brain growth in autism to DNA damage
31/01/2020 - LA JOLLA—Researchers at the Salk Institute have discovered a unique pattern of DNA damage that arises in brain cells derived from individuals with a macrocephalic form of autism spectrum disorder...
Tiny devices made of DNA detect cancer with fewer false alarms
09/01/2020 - A new cancer-detecting tool uses tiny circuits made of DNA to identify cancer cells by the molecular signature on their surface. The circuits work by attaching to the outside of a cell and analyzing...
Finding the smallest genes could yield outsized benefits
09/01/2020 - LA JOLLA—While scientists know of about 25,000 genes that code for biologically important proteins, additional, smaller genes hiding in our DNA may be just as important. But these tiny lines of...
Mitochondria are the “canary in the coal mine” for cellular stress
09/01/2020 - LA JOLLA—Mitochondria, tiny structures present in most cells, are known for their energy-generating machinery. Now, Salk researchers have discovered a new function of mitochondria: they set off...
Better biosensor technology created for stem cells
29/11/2019 - A team has created better biosensor technology that may help lead to safe stem cell therapies for treating Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and other neurological disorders. The...
CRISPR-BEST prevents genome instability
31/10/2019 - Scientists have developed CRISPR-BEST, a new genome editing tool for actinomycetes. It addresses the problem of genome instability caused by DNA double-stranded breaks in current CRISPR-technologies.
Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer - Mid -Atlantic Region (FLC-MA) annual meeting
10/09/2019 - The  Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer -  Mid -Atlantic Region (FLC-MA) annual meeting will be held at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Maryland.
Interoperability of Web Computational Plugins for Large Microscopy Image Analyses
10/09/2019 - The workshop will bring together multiple research and development (R&D) communities focusing on big image analyses in computer cloud environments.
High Frequency Scanning Probe Microscopy Workshop
10/09/2019 - Local, near-field probing is a powerful technique for studying electromagnetic material properties with sub-wavelength resolution.
5607: Fundamentals of Metrology
10/09/2019 - The 5 day Fundamentals of Metrology seminar is an intensive course that introduces participants to the concepts of measurement systems, units, good laboratory practices, data integrity, measurement...
5608: Fundamentals of Metrology
10/09/2019 - The 5 day Fundamentals of Metrology seminar is an intensive course that introduces participants to the concepts of measurement systems, units, good laboratory practices, data integrity, measurement...
Researchers Map Protein-Gene Interactions Involved in Alzheimer’s Disease
29/07/2019 - UC San Diego researchers have used the transcriptome — the sum of all messenger RNA (mRNA) molecules expressed from genes — to map protein-gene interactions involved in Alzheimer’s disease.
Like Film Editors and Archaeologists, Biochemists Piece Together Genome History
29/07/2019 - UC San Diego biochemists discovered a large-scale molecular movement associated with RNA catalysis that provides evidence for the origin of RNA splicing and its role in the diversity of life on Earth.