Biotecnología

Biotecnología

Highly efficient and stable double layer solar cell developed
07/04/2020 - A research team has developed a new type of solar cell that can both withstand environmental hazards and is 26.7% efficient in power conversion.
Longer lives not dependent on increased energy use
07/04/2020 - Growing consumption of energy and fossil fuels over four decades did not play a significant role in increasing life expectancy across 70 countries. New research has quantified the importance of...
Photosynthetic proteins developed for expanded solar energy conversion
07/04/2020 - A team of scientists has developed a new photosynthetic protein system enabling an enhanced and more sustainable approach to solar-powered technological devices. The initiative is part of a broader...
Concrete solutions that lower both emissions and air pollution
07/04/2020 - Some common strategies to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of concrete production could have unintended consequences for local air pollution and related health damages, according to a new study.
Electric cars better for climate in 95% of the world
07/04/2020 - Fears that electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions are unfounded in almost all parts of the world, new research shows.
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,...
Sartorius Supports Coronavirus Vax Candidate
03/04/2020 - BIOSTAT STR single-use bioreactor system used for the upstream preparation of the recombinant vaccine
Argonaut’s Advanced Facility Readies to Combat COVID-19
03/04/2020 - Offers immediate COVID-19 vaccine and therapeutic fill/finish production availability
Global Biopharma Industry Pulling Out All the Stops to Address Coronavirus
03/04/2020 - Unprecedented level of collaboration aims to further accelerate the development of new diagnostics, vaccines and treatments for patients.
J&J Selects Lead Vaccine Candidate for COVID-19
03/04/2020 - Together with BARDA commits more than $1 billion to novel coronavirus vaccine R&D
Cobra Biologics Joins COVID-19 Consortium
03/04/2020 - Aims to rapidly develop, scale-up and produce potential adenoviral vaccine candidate for COVID-19.
Coronavirus massive simulations completed on Frontera supercomputer
03/04/2020 - A coronavirus envelope all-atom computer model is being developed. The coronavirus model builds on success of all-atom infuenza virus simulations. Molecular dynamics simulations for the coronavirus...
Too much salt weakens the immune system
02/04/2020 - A high-salt diet is not only bad for one's blood pressure, but also for the immune system. Mice fed a high-salt diet were found to suffer from much more severe bacterial infections. Human...
Lower-sodium turkey breast wins sensory test over full-salt option
02/04/2020 - Food scientists produced a lower-salt processed turkey that consumers in a blind sensory test preferred to a full-salt version, according to a new study.
Boosting stability of perovskites helps silicon solar cells
25/03/2020 - A change in chemical composition enabled scientists to boost the longevity and efficiency of a perovskite solar cell.
Ball-and-chain inactivation of ion channels visualized by cryo-electron microscopy
25/03/2020 - Ion channels, which allow potassium and sodium ions to flow in and out of cells, are crucial in neuronal 'firing' in the central nervous system and for brain and heart function. These...
Ultrathin organic solar cell is both efficient and durable
25/03/2020 - Scientists have succeeded in creating an ultrathin organic solar cell that is both highly efficient and durable. Using a simple post-annealing process, they created a flexible organic cell that...
Moderna Leads Coronavirus Vaccine Charge
25/03/2020 - First participant dosed in NIH-led Phase 1 study of mRNA vaccine against novel coronavirus
Water splitting advance holds promise for affordable renewable energy
25/03/2020 - A team has developed a less expensive water electrolysis system that works under alkaline conditions but still produces hydrogen at comparable rates to the currently used system that works under...
Pfizer, BioNTech to Co-Develop Potential COVID-19 Vaccine
25/03/2020 - Will jointly develop BioNTech’s mRNA-based vaccine candidate BNT162 to prevent COVID-19 infection
Layered solar cell technology boosts efficiency, affordability
25/03/2020 - Researchers have created a low-cost solar cell with one of the highest power-conversion efficiencies to date, by layering cells and using a unique combination of elements.