Biotecnología

Biotecnología

Decoding gigantic insect genome could help tackle devastating locust crises
26/11/2020 - A 'game changing' study deciphering the genetic material of the desert locust could help combat the crop-ravaging behavior of the notorious insect pest which currently exacerbates a hunger...
CordenPharma Colorado Increases US Peptide Manufacturing Capacity
26/11/2020 - Long-term expansion initiative approved to further increase flexibility, efficiency and ultimately, cost-effective production.
Laser technology: New trick for infrared laser pulses
26/11/2020 - For a long time, scientists have been looking for simple methods to produce infrared laser pulses. Now a new method has been presented that does not require large experimental setups; it can be...
Creating higher energy density lithium-ion batteries for renewable energy applications
26/11/2020 - Lithium-ion batteries that function as high-performance power sources for renewable applications, such as electric vehicles and consumer electronics, require electrodes that deliver high energy...
Light-controlled nanomachine controls catalysis
26/11/2020 - The vision of the future of miniaturization has produced a series of synthetic molecular motors that are driven by a range of energy sources and can carry out various movements. A research group has...
Landmark study generates first genomic atlas for global wheat improvement
26/11/2020 - An international study has revealed that the genetic risk of pre-eclampsia - a potentially dangerous condition in pregnancy - is related to blood pressure and body mass index.
Machine learning: A breakthrough in the study of stellar nurseries
26/11/2020 - A proof-of-concept study conducted in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease offers new evidence that copper isotopes can be used to detect the amyloid-beta protein deposits that form in the...
ApiJect Systems Approved for $590 Million Loan
25/11/2020 - Supports building a U.S.-based facility with surge capacity to produce up to 3 billion single-dose prefilled plastic injectors per year.
Pesticide deadly to bees now easily detected in honey
25/11/2020 - Artificial intelligence can make it possible to see astrophysical phenomena that were previously beyond reach. Astronomers present the most comprehensive observations yet carried out of one of the...
Syngene and 3DC Sign 5-year Collaboration
25/11/2020 - Partner on discovery projects, from target validation through to pharmacological proof of concept and preclinical evaluation.
Indonesian wildfires a 'fixable problem'
25/11/2020 - A multi-institution team has identified the genetic mechanisms that enable the production of a deadly toxin called Victorin - the causal agent for Victoria blight of oats, a disease that wiped out...
Abenza Upgrades Chemistry GMP Suites
25/11/2020 - Appoints new leadership at Bristol PA site.
More skin-like, electronic skin that can feel
25/11/2020 - A research team has developed a multimodal ion-electronic skin that distinguishes temperature from mechanical stimuli. This skin can detect various movements and is applicable in fields including...
Merck Acquires OncoImmune for $425M
25/11/2020 - Acquisition adds to Merck’s suite of clinical programs in response to SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19.
World's smallest atom-memory unit created
25/11/2020 - Faster, smaller, smarter and more energy-efficient chips for everything from consumer electronics to big data to brain-inspired computing could soon be on the way after engineers created the smallest...
Baxter Invests $50M to Expand Sterile Fill/Finish Manufacturing Operations
25/11/2020 - Construction currently underway; expected to be completed in 2021.
Staying ahead of the curve with 3D curved graphene
25/11/2020 - A team of researchers has amplified 3D graphene's electrical properties by controlling its curvature.
AstraZeneca’s AZD1222 Meets Primary Endpoint in COVID-19
25/11/2020 - Two different dosing regimens demonstrated efficacy with one showing vaccine efficacy of 90% with no serious safety events noted.
Improving quantum dot interactions, one layer at a time
25/11/2020 - Scientists have found a way to control an interaction between quantum dots that could greatly improve charge transport, leading to more efficient solar cells.
Regeneron's COVID-19 Antibody Cocktail Gets EUA
25/11/2020 - Expects to have treatment doses ready for approximately 80,000 patients by the end of November, and 200,000 by the first week of January.
Spintronics advances: Controlling magnetization direction of magnetite at room temperature
25/11/2020 - Spintronics -- based on the principles of electron charge and magnetic spin -- goes beyond the limits of conventional electronics. However, spintronic devices are yet to see advances, because...