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Targeted Mutagenesis in Ryegrass Using the CRISPR/Cas9 System

2 days ago   |   Wiley

Abstract Ryegrass is one of the most important forage crops worldwide. It is the basis for 80% of milk production and 70% of meat production, and has major economic importance...
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Agile Therapeutics Wins FDA Nod for Twirla Contraceptive Patch

Agile Therapeutics Wins FDA Nod for Twirla Contraceptive Patch

2 days ago   |   Xconomy

A contraceptive patch developed by Agile Therapeutics was awarded FDA approval late Friday, clearing the way for a new birth control option to reach the market. The Agile...
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Preclinical study links human gene variant to THC reward in adolescent females

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

A common variation in a human gene that affects the brain's reward processing circuit increases vulnerability to the rewarding effects of the main psychoactive ingredient of...
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A Rose is a Rose: HiFi Reads Enable Sequencing of Complex Tetraploid Species

A Rose is a Rose: HiFi Reads Enable Sequencing of Complex Tetraploid Species

3 days ago   |   Pacific Biosciences

Assembling the genomes of the tetraploid rose has been challenging, but PacBio HiFi reads are helping Dutch researchers overcome the hurdles. The genome of the rose is almost...
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Bio Roundup: Goodbye Belviq, LogicBio on Hold, Revolution's IPO & More

Bio Roundup: Goodbye Belviq, LogicBio on Hold, Revolution's IPO & More

3 days ago   |   Xconomy

Drugs typically go through three phases of clinical testing to support an application for FDA approval. It's easy to overlook Phase 4, which takes place after a drug reaches...
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Eisai Pulls Weight Loss Drug From Market After FDA Flags Cancer Risks

Eisai Pulls Weight Loss Drug From Market After FDA Flags Cancer Risks

3 days ago   |   Xconomy   |   2 articles

Eisai is withdrawing weight-loss drug lorcaserin after a post-marketing study found a higher incidence of cancer in patients who took the medicine. The FDA said Thursday that...
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A Fruit Fly Love Story: The Making of a Mutant 2020

A Fruit Fly Love Story: The Making of a Mutant 2020

3 days ago   |   DNA Science

For Valentine's Day, I offer a fly's eye view of my PhD research on the mutation Antennapedia , which replaces fruit flies' antennae with legs. “The Making of a Mutant”...
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About the need to make computational models of biological macromolecules available and discoverable

4 days ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractSummaryWe contribute this opinion letter to raise awareness on the fact that very few of the peer-reviewed articles reporting structural models make these models...
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Revolution Medicines IPO Reels In $238M to Take On RAS in Cancer

Revolution Medicines IPO Reels In $238M to Take On RAS in Cancer

4 days ago   |   Xconomy

The RAS family of proteins are one of the hottest targets in cancer research despite being one of the hardest for drug hunters to hit. Revolution Medicines has raised $238...
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NARMS Scientists Track Antibiotic Resistance in Foodborne Bacteria Using SMRT Sequencing

NARMS Scientists Track Antibiotic Resistance in Foodborne Bacteria Using SMRT Sequencing

4 days ago   |   Pacific Biosciences

Launched in 1996, NARMS is a U. S. public health surveillance system that tracks antimicrobial susceptibility of select foodborne enteric bacteria. We hear a lot about the...
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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 ...

SPsimSeq: semi-parametric simulation of bulk and single cell RNA sequencing data

AbstractSummarySPsimSeq is a semi-parametric simulation method to generate bulk and single-cell RNA sequencing data. It is designed to simulate gene expression data with... Read more ...

SSIF: Subsumption-based Sub-term Inference Framework to Audit Gene Ontology

AbstractMotivationThe Gene Ontology is the unifying biological vocabulary for codifying, managing, and sharing biological knowledge. Quality issues in GO, if not addressed, can... Read more ...

Rejuvenate Bio: Senior Scientist-Cell Line Engineering and Virus Manufacturing

Rejuvenate Bio: Senior Scientist-Cell Line Engineering and Virus Manufacturing At Rejuvenate Bio, we aspire to treat aging and age-related diseases. We are a spino... San... Read more ...

Metabolomic analyses of the bio-corona formed on TiO2 nanoparticles...

The surface of a nanoparticle adsorbs molecules from its surroundings with a specific affinity determined by the chemical and physical properties of the nanomaterial. When a... Read more ...

Targeting of immunosuppressive myeloid cells from glioblastoma patients by...

Myeloid derived suppressor cells and tumor-associated macrophages are two of the major players involved in the inhibition of anti-tumor immune response in cancer patients... Read more ...

Discretely assembled walking machines

Abstract We introduce a discrete approach to robotic construction that enables the integration of structure, mechanism, and actuation and offers a promising route to on-demand... Read more ...

New Chip Brings Ultra-Low Power Wi-Fi Connectivity to IoT Devices

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Bioengineers developing organisms without biological parents

Bioengineers are on the brink of developing artificial organisms that will open up new applications in medicine and industry. Beat Christen discusses their risks and benefits. Read more ...

Neuropore Therapies Receives $500,000 Grant from The ALS Association to...

SAN DIEGO-- ALS-Neuropore Therapies receives a grant from The ALS Association... Read more ...

Functional characterization and circulating expression profile of...

Abstract Compelling evidence has shown that microRNAs are involved in the pathophysiology of BAV-associated aortopathy. The purpose of this study was to assess the biological... Read more ...