Biotecnología

Biotecnología

Wastewater test could provide early warning of COVID-19
07/04/2020 - Researchers are working on a new test to detect SARS-CoV-2 in the wastewater of communities infected with the virus. The wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) approach could provide an effective and...
Understanding how the protein tau moves between neurons yields insight into possible treatments for neurodegenerative diseases
07/04/2020 - In the fight against neurodegenerative diseases such as frontotemporal dementia, Alzheimer's and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, the tau protein is a major culprit. Found abundantly in our...
Understanding brain tumors in children
07/04/2020 - The causes of 40% of all cases of certain medulloblastomas -- dangerous brain tumors affecting children -- are hereditary. A genetic defect that occurs in 15% of these children plays a key role by...
Blocking the iron transport could stop tuberculosis
07/04/2020 - The bacteria that cause tuberculosis need iron to survive. Researchers have now solved the first detailed structure of the transport protein responsible for the iron supply. When the iron transport...
Models explain changes in cooking meat
07/04/2020 - Mathematicians show that by modelling meat as a fluid-saturated matrix of elastic proteins, which are deformed as the fluid moves, cooking behaviors can be simulated more precisely.
Surprising hearing talents in cormorants
07/04/2020 - The great cormorant has more sensitive hearing under water than in air. This new knowledge may help protect vulnerable bird species.
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...
What can be learned from the microbes on a turtle's shell?
07/04/2020 - Researchers have found that a unique type of algae, usually only seen on the shells of turtles, affects the surrounding microbial communities. It is hoped that these findings can be applied to...
Codexis, Takeda Sign Gene Therapy Collaboration
03/04/2020 - Partnership to leverage Codexis’ protein engineering platform to advance novel gene therapies for rare genetic disorders
American Regent Expands API Ops
03/04/2020 - To acquire a Daiichi Sankyo affiliate API manufacturing facility in France
AI finds 2D materials in the blink of an eye
03/04/2020 - A research team has introduced a machine-learning algorithm that can scan through microscope images to find 2D materials like graphene. This work can help shorten the time required for 2D...
I-Mab Makes Executive Appointment
03/04/2020 - Names Gigi Feng as vice president and global head of corporate communications
Roquette Launches Online Tech Platform
03/04/2020 - Offers pharma scientists new opportunities for formulation ideas and information exchange
On Mars or Earth, biohybrid can turn carbon dioxide into new products
03/04/2020 - Chemists have created a hybrid system of bacteria and nanowires that captures energy from sunlight and transfers it to the bacteria to turn carbon dioxide and water into organic molecules and oxygen....
Innovent, Alector Enter Oncology Alliance
03/04/2020 - To develop and commercialize an anti-SIRP-alpha antibody (Alector's AL008) for the treatment of oncology indications in China.
Chiral Technologies Names Biz Dev Director
03/04/2020 - Konstantine Haralampopoulos will head biz dev efforts for Daicel GMP Analytical Services and Pharma Standards
Engineers 3D print soft, rubbery brain implants
03/04/2020 - MIT engineers are working on developing soft, flexible neural implants that can gently conform to the brain's contours and monitor activity over longer periods, without aggravating surrounding...
FDA Allows Patients to use VERO’s Nitric Oxide at Home
03/04/2020 - Genosyl DS system facilitates outpatient use of inhaled nitric oxide in the treatment of cardiopulmonary symptoms associated with COVID-19
I-Mab, Kalbe Genexine Enter Strategic Pact
03/04/2020 - KG Bio will have option for exclusive rights to commercialize two I-Mab product candidates.
Fujifilm Creates Discovery Research Organization
03/04/2020 - Will provide Fujifilm Cellular Dynamics' iPSC-derived products through their worldwide distribution channels
Double-walled nanotubes have electro-optical advantages
03/04/2020 - Theorists find that flexoelectric effects in double-walled carbon nanotubes could be highly useful for photovoltaic applications.