Biotecnología

Biotecnología

Events - MycoKey2020 Integrated innovative key actions for mycotoxin management in the food and feed chain - 9-12 March 2020, Bari, Italy
19/02/2020 - The MycoKey final International Conference will present the results of the 4 years Research and Innovation project carried out by 32 partners from Europe and China. This international event is...
Materials: Flame-Resistant Specialty Copolyesters for Electronic Medical Devices
06/02/2020 - Since last year’s initial introduction of a next-generation portfolio of its medical-grade Tritan...
Taming electrons with bacteria parts
24/01/2020 - In a new study, scientists report a new synthetic system that could guide electron transfer over long distances.
Federico Trucco fue elegido como nuevo presidente de la Cámara Argentina de Biotecnología
24/01/2020 - El Director Ejecutivo del Grupo Bioceres estará acompañado por Sebastián Bagó (h), Director General de Laboratorios Bagó, como Vicepresidente 1º. La Cámara Argentina de Biotecnología (CAB)...
El mayor fondo de biotecnología del mundo, a la caza de unicornios argentinos
24/01/2020 - Se llama IndieBio. Su fundador, Arvind Gupta, apunta a proyectos con potencial para valer u$s 1000 millones. El foco del fondo está puesto en dos grandes temas: la salud humana, por un lado; y la...
New experimental vaccine for African swine fever virus shows promise
24/01/2020 - Government and academic investigators have developed a vaccine against African swine fever that appears to be far more effective than previously developed vaccines.
Autoimmunity may explain why an important immune system is absent in many bacteria
24/01/2020 - New findings reveal how bacterial immune systems can be harmful for their hosts and explain why they are not found in many bacteria.
'Ancient' cellular discovery key to new cancer therapies
24/01/2020 - Researchers have uncovered a metabolic system which could lead to new strategies for therapeutic cancer treatment. A team has found a link between a metabolic system in a yeast, and now mammals,...
Whooping cough evolving into a superbug
20/01/2020 - Whooping cough bacteria are becoming smarter at colonizing and feeding off unwitting hosts -- whether they have been vaccinated or not -- strengthening calls for a new vaccine.
Walnuts may be good for the gut and help promote heart health
20/01/2020 - Researchers found that eating walnuts daily as part of a healthy diet was associated with increases in certain bacteria that can help promote health. Additionally, those changes in gut bacteria were...
Human fetal lungs harbor a microbiome signature
20/01/2020 - The lungs and placentas of fetuses in the womb -- as young as 11 weeks after conception -- already show a bacterial microbiome signature, which suggests that bacteria may colonize the lungs well...
Universal flu vaccine protects against 6 influenza viruses in mice
15/01/2020 - A novel nanoparticle vaccine that combines two major influenza proteins is effective in providing broad, long-lasting protection against influenza virus in mice, showing promise as a universal flu...
How the rice blast fungus 'eats' its own cell wall to launch an attack
15/01/2020 - In response to environmental changes and nutrient starvation, cells are known to undergo extreme alterations. This includes switching from one type to another ('differentiation') and...
New study reveals the origin of complex malaria infections
15/01/2020 - New technology employing single cell genome sequencing of the parasite that causes malaria has yielded some surprising results and helps pave the way for possible new intervention strategies for this...
How bacterial evolution of antibiotic arsenals is providing new drug blueprints
15/01/2020 - Scientists have taken their cue from nature to provide new options for drug designers seeking to hold back the global threat of antimicrobial resistance. The scientists have blueprinted how two...
'Bilingual' molecule connects two basic codes for life
15/01/2020 - The nucleic acids of DNA encode genetic information, while the amino acids of proteins contain the code to turn that information into structures and functions. Together, they provide the two...
Taking one for the team: How bacteria self-destruct to fight viral infections
15/01/2020 - Researchers have discovered how a new immune system works to protect bacteria from phages, viruses that infect bacteria -- new information that could be leveraged to improve treatment of...
Leviathan polymer brush made with E. coli holds bacteria at bay
15/01/2020 - A lab accident produced a monster of a polymer brush, an emerging biocompatible material that staves off bacteria while coating and lubricating.
A controlled phage therapy can target drug-resistant bacteria while sidestepping potential unintended consequences
15/01/2020 - The fight against drug-resistant pathogens remains an intense one. While the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) 2019 'biggest threats' report reveals an overall decrease in...
Materials help photodetectors see the light
09/01/2020 - Using a special type of two-dimensional material, researchers have developed a new way to make light sensors that improves their sensitivity and could allow manufacturers to keep up with the growing...
Artificial intelligence algorithm can learn the laws of quantum mechanics
09/01/2020 - Artificial intelligence can be used to predict molecular wave functions and the electronic properties of molecules. This innovative AI method could be used to speed-up the design of drug molecules or...