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Biotech Roundup: Gottlieb v. Juul, Solid Slumps, Avidity Gets $100M & More

Biotech Roundup: Gottlieb v. Juul, Solid Slumps, Avidity Gets $100M & More

1 day ago   |   Xconomy

Lung injuries connected to the use of electronic cigarettes have topped 2,000 and killed 40 people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's still...
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Bio Roundup: Feds Sue Gilead, Biogen Eyes China, CRISPR'd Kidneys & More

Bio Roundup: Feds Sue Gilead, Biogen Eyes China, CRISPR'd Kidneys & More

8 days ago   |   Xconomy

During the state of the union address this year, President Trump pledged to end HIV transmission within the next decade. A key part of that plan is an HIV prevention drug made...
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AI Can Unlock Health Data's Potential, But Access Is Still Difficult

AI Can Unlock Health Data's Potential, But Access Is Still Difficult

9 days ago   |   Xconomy

When Mark Bakken formed the healthcare technology investment firm HealthX Ventures nearly five years ago , he says hospitals, insurers, and other potential buyers of digital...
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AstraZeneca Chooses China for R&D and AI Centers, $1B Biotech Fund

AstraZeneca Chooses China for R&D and AI Centers, $1B Biotech Fund

10 days ago   |   Xconomy

AstraZeneca says it will establish centers for drug research and artificial intelligence development in China. The pharmaceutical giant has also set up a $1 billion fund to...
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Bio Roundup: Ichnos Emerges, Beyond CAR-T, BridgeBio Bails & More

Bio Roundup: Ichnos Emerges, Beyond CAR-T, BridgeBio Bails & More

29 days ago   |   Xconomy

New brand-name drugs typically grab the life science headlines. A venture capital firm will invest tens of millions to develop one and a pharmaceutical company hopes to recoup...
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Nuance & Microsoft Team Up on Conversational AI for Doctors' Offices

Nuance & Microsoft Team Up on Conversational AI for Doctors' Offices

30 days ago   |   Xconomy

Nuance Communications' plan to lighten the clerical burden on physicians is coming into focus, and it involves an assist from tech giant Microsoft. Nuance , the 27-year-old...
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Five Years After Y Combinator First Admits Biotechs, They're Dug In

Five Years After Y Combinator First Admits Biotechs, They're Dug In

1 month ago   |   Xconomy

Five years ago, the big tech incubator Y Combinator started to welcome life sciences companies into its sizable startup classes, which had previously nurtured entrepreneurs in...
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High-Flying Ginkgo Nets Another $290M to Program Cells Like Computers

High-Flying Ginkgo Nets Another $290M to Program Cells Like Computers

1 month ago   |   Xconomy   |   2 articles

Ginkgo Bioworks, a synthetic biology specialist that has become worth billions, has raised another $290 million to expand the breadth of a technology that tinkers with a cell's...
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WI Watchlist: Epic, Frontdesk, Shine, StartingBlock Madison & More

WI Watchlist: Epic, Frontdesk, Shine, StartingBlock Madison & More

2 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

With summer coming to a close, it's time to catch up on recent happenings in Wisconsin's innovation clusters. Read on for details. -Epic Systems, the electronic medical records...
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ThoughtSpot Nabs $248M for Accessible Analytics, Nears $2B Valuation

ThoughtSpot Nabs $248M for Accessible Analytics, Nears $2B Valuation

2 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

ThoughtSpot , a software company formed to make data analytics accessible for business staffers without data science expertise, announced today it raised $248 million in a...
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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 ...

IAmScience Clayton Kranawetter

IAmScience Clayton Kranawetter

By Mariah Cox | Bond LSC Taking things apart to figure out how they function was a huge part of Clayton Kranawetter's childhood. From dismantling his parents' old computer to... Read more ...

Cellular “Cleaners” More Active in Quiet Brains

Cellular “Cleaners” More Active in Quiet Brains

Like a robot vacuum for your brain, immune cells called microglia survey around and hoover up the neuro-equivalent of crumbs and dirt. But for the first time Mayo researchers... Read more ...

ResTORbio's Respiratory Drug Flunks Phase 3 Test, Shattering Shares

ResTORbio's Respiratory Drug Flunks Phase 3 Test, Shattering Shares

A resTORbio respiratory drug has failed a late-stage test, and the company is stopping further development of the compound for lung infections in elderly patients. In the first... Read more ...

Biotech Roundup: Gottlieb v. Juul, Solid Slumps, Avidity Gets $100M & More

Biotech Roundup: Gottlieb v. Juul, Solid Slumps, Avidity Gets $100M & More

Lung injuries connected to the use of electronic cigarettes have topped 2,000 and killed 40 people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's still... Read more ...

Daré to Add Microchip-Based Birth Control to Women's Health Portfolio

Daré to Add Microchip-Based Birth Control to Women's Health Portfolio

The list of activities our smartphones can control grows daily. Transfer money? It's simple. Order groceries? That, too. Turn off the bedroom lights? Check. How about... Read more ...

CRISPR‐Cas12a enables efficient biallelic gene targeting in rice

Abstract Harnessing genetic diversity and introducing elite alleles into commercial cultivars has been a major goal in crop breeding programs. Gene targeting , based on the... Read more ...

OmicplotR: visualizing omic datasets as compositions

Differential abundance analysis is widely used with high-throughput sequencing data to compare gene abundance or expression between groups of samples. Many software packages... Read more ...

Identification of urban particulate matter-induced disruption of human...

Exposure to air particulate matter is associated with various diseases in the human respiratory system. To date, most in vitro studies showing cellular responses to PM have... Read more ...

SEQdata-BEACON: a comprehensive database of sequencing performance and...

The sequencing platform BGISEQ-500 is based on DNBSEQ technology and provides high throughput with low costs. This sequencer has been widely used in various areas of scientific... Read more ...

Success tips from women in science, for girls who want to go into science

Learning from mentors, taking chances and showing passion go a long way... Read more ...