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America's most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes in the brain

7 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

New research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, and depression.
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How do sea stars move without a brain? The answer could impact robotics and more

7 hours ago   |   Phys

Have you ever seen a sea star move? To many of us, sea star seem motionless, like a rock on the ocean's floor, but in actuality, they have hundreds of tube feet attached to...
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Zika Virus' Key into Brain Cells ID'd, Leveraged to Block Infection and Kill Cancer Cells

1 day ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology


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In Mice, Alcohol Dependence Results in Brain-Wide Remodeling of Functional Architecture

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Gut link to Parkinson's sparks talk of probiotic treatment strategy

3 days ago   |   Fierce Biotech

A U.K.-based research team showed that in roundworm models of Parkinson's disease, probiotic Bacillus subtilis lessened the toxic buildup of alpha-synuclein in the brain-a...
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Differential miRNA expression analysis of extracellular vesicles from brain microvascular pericytes in spontaneous hypertensive rats

7 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract Objective This study is to explore the exact roles of extracellular vesicle miRNAs from brain microvascular pericytes in the pathogenesis of...
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Nanoparticles deliver 'suicide gene' therapy to pediatric brain tumors growing in mice

8 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers report that a type of biodegradable, lab-engineered nanoparticle they fashioned can successfully deliver a ''suicide gene'' to pediatric brain tumor cells implanted...
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'Census' in the zebrafish's brain

10 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Scientists have succeeded in determining the number and type of newly formed neurons in zebrafish; practically conducting a 'census' in their brains. Following an injury...
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Genetic disruption of slc4a10 alters the capacity for cellular metabolism and vectorial ion transport in the choroid plexus epithelium

10 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract Background Genetic disruption of slc4a10 , which encodes the sodium-dependent chloride/bicarbonate exchanger Ncbe, leads to a major decrease in Na + -dependent HCO 3 −...
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Comprehensive profiling identifies a novel signature with robust predictive value and reveals the potential drug resistance mechanism in glioma

11 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract Background Gliomas are the most common and malignant brain tumors. The standard therapy is surgery combined with radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and/or other comprehensive...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

Bio Roundup: EQRx's Ambitions, Nektar No Vote, New Frazier Fund & More

Bio Roundup: EQRx's Ambitions, Nektar No Vote, New Frazier Fund & More

Perhaps the most talked-about news at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference this week was a new startup that launched with $200 million and an ambitious claim its first drug... Read more ...

Trending News on Crop Biotech in 2019

Trending News on Crop Biotech in 2019

We summarized the top 10 most trending Crop Biotech Update news shared on social media to give you a glimpse of crop biotech happenings in 2019. Read on and make sure you don't... Read more ...

Cancer Drug Developer BioNTech to Buy Neon Therapeutics in $67M Deal

Cancer Drug Developer BioNTech to Buy Neon Therapeutics in $67M Deal

Neon Therapeutics closed 2019 by curtailing its cancer vaccine programs and laying off 24 percent of its workforce, part of a corporate restructuring aimed at finding a new... Read more ...

Event Announcement: Xcelerating Life Sciences San Diego

Event Announcement: Xcelerating Life Sciences San Diego

We're excited to announce the first in Xconomy's new Xcelerating Life Sciences event series convening local communities of innovators, executives, rising pioneers... Read more ...

Mayo Clinic Joins $60M Financing for Biomedical Software Firm nference

Mayo Clinic Joins $60M Financing for Biomedical Software Firm nference

Startup nference has closed a $60 million Series B financing round to expand the use of its augmented intelligence platform in clinical research and drug development. Mayo... Read more ...

How Breast Cancer Reunited Six High School Friends

How Breast Cancer Reunited Six High School Friends

Four of the six of us from my high school inner circle have had breast cancer over the past two years. And that has me wondering. Did a shared environmental exposure, stamped... Read more ...

Stepping into their own

Stepping into their own

Two Bond Life Sciences Center researchers find their path in teaching and research Sarah Unruh and Vinit Shanbhag have both taken paths that have led them toward teaching... Read more ...

Emendo Biotherapeutics Nabs $61M for “Next-Generation CRISPR” R&D

Emendo Biotherapeutics Nabs $61M for “Next-Generation CRISPR” R&D

Emendo Biotherapeutics, a company aiming to apply CRISPR gene editing to a wider range of genetic diseases, has raised $61 million in financing. The Series B round was led by... Read more ...

Quantitative visualization of subcellular lignocellulose revealing the...

As a renewable carbon source, biomass energy not only helps in resolving the management problems of lignocellulosic wastes, but also helps to alleviate the global climate... Read more ...

Plant hormone induced enrichment of Chlorella sp. omega-3 fatty acids

Omega-3 fatty acids have various health benefits in combating against neurological problems, cancers, cardiac problems and hypertriglyceridemia. The main dietary omega-3 fatty... Read more ...