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How a Mutation Turned Almonds from Toxin to Treat

How a Mutation Turned Almonds from Toxin to Treat

30 days ago   |   DNA Science

Eating just 50 bitter almonds can release enough hydrogen cyanide to kill an adult in under 3 minutes. Fortunately, the sweet variety that we scoop from bins at grocery stores...
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Researchers discover interactions between plant and insect-infecting viruses

2 monthes ago   |   Phys

Aphids and the plant viruses they transmit cause billions of dollars in crop damage around the world every year. Researchers in Michelle Heck's lab at the USDA Agricultural...
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Celebrating San Diego Life Sciences: Xconomy Awards Gala Slideshow

Celebrating San Diego Life Sciences: Xconomy Awards Gala Slideshow

2 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

View the Slideshow We at Xconomy were thrilled to see such a great turnout at our first-ever awards gala in San Diego. About 250 people from the local life sciences community...
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PathAI Raises $60M In Quest to Be AI Assistant in the Exam Room

PathAI Raises $60M In Quest to Be AI Assistant in the Exam Room

4 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

AI-for-disease-diagnosis startup PathAI closed a $60 million Series B round led by New York-based growth equity investor General Atlantic to improve its “pathology research...
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Matching Amgen, Regeneron to Cut List Price of Heart Drug by 60%

Matching Amgen, Regeneron to Cut List Price of Heart Drug by 60%

6 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and partner Sanofi are cutting the list price of their heart drug alirocumab by 60 percent, the latest acknowledgement that the treatment-which has...
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Chimerix's CEO departs and is replaced by a trio of officers

6 monthes ago   |   Fierce Biotech

Antiviral developer Chimerix has announced that its president and CEO, M. Michelle Berrey, M.D., has resigned, and she is being replaced in the interim by a triumvirate of...
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Retailers Brace For Possible Economic Headwinds in 2019

Retailers Brace For Possible Economic Headwinds in 2019

6 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Even as retailers struggle with a technology-disrupted business model and changing consumer desires, at least a generally positive overall economy and low unemployment rates...
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NAIAS: Ford's Foray into Microtransit Proved Valuable, Klevorn Says

NAIAS: Ford's Foray into Microtransit Proved Valuable, Klevorn Says

7 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Detroit's North American International Auto Show pulled back the curtains for a media preview Monday and Tuesday before it opens its doors to the public next week. Coming on...
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NY E-Commerce Startups Ponder a Future With Amazon “HQ2” in Backyard

NY E-Commerce Startups Ponder a Future With Amazon “HQ2” in Backyard

8 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

As Amazon moves into its new home in the Big Apple, the company will find itself immersed in a storied-if tumultuous-local retail industry. Unlike the other contenders for...
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With FDA Panel's Nod, First Postpartum Depression Drug Nears Approval

With FDA Panel's Nod, First Postpartum Depression Drug Nears Approval

9 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

A panel of experts on Friday voted in favor of bringing what could be the first-ever drug approved specifically for postpartum depression to market. But should it get 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 ...

Robots and Africa: Tech transfer accelerates data collection

Robots and Africa: Tech transfer accelerates data collection

Ke Gao and Sam McInturf reveal Sun Bear to presidents and administrators of UWC and MU. By Mariah Cox | Bond LSC Fourteen days. That's how long it took Sam McInturf and Ke Gao... Read more ...

Pfizer Spinout SpringWorks, Migraine Drug Firm Satsuma Prep IPOs

Pfizer Spinout SpringWorks, Migraine Drug Firm Satsuma Prep IPOs

The dog days of summer are here and IPO activity has slowed, but that hasn't stopped some biotech companies from securing a place in the line leading to Wall Street. Late... Read more ...

AbbVie's Successor to Humira Wins FDA OK for Rheumatoid Arthritis

AbbVie's Successor to Humira Wins FDA OK for Rheumatoid Arthritis

An anti-inflammatory drug that AbbVie has been developing as a successor to adalimumab , the world's top-selling drug, won the regulatory OK Friday as a treatment for... Read more ...

USC and UC San Diego try to move on after painful fight over Alzheimer's...

Both schools say they're found a way to prosper while studying the inscrutable disease... Read more ...

Senior R&D Scientist - Single cell application - Universal Sequencing...

Design and execute experiments, and analyze data independently. Establish product quality control assays for in-process & final product test and deliver well...From Indeed... Read more ...

VIST - a Variant-Information Search Tool for precision oncology

Diagnosis and treatment decisions in cancer increasingly depend on a detailed analysis of the mutational status of a patient's genome. This analysis relies on previously... Read more ...

RF Purify: a novel tool for comprehensive analysis of tumor-purity in...

With the advent of array-based techniques to measure methylation levels in primary tumor samples, systematic investigations of methylomes have widely been performed on a large... Read more ...

Multitask learning for biomedical named entity recognition with...

Biomedical named entity recognition is a fundamental and essential task for biomedical literature mining, which affects the performance of downstream tasks. Most BioNER models... Read more ...

Characterization and mechanism of the effects of Mg-Fe layered double...

Layered double hydroxides have received widespread attention for their potential applications in catalysis, polymer nanocomposites, pharmaceuticals, and sensors. Here, the... Read more ...

Semiparametric estimation in regression with missing covariates using...

Abstract We investigate semiparametric estimation of regression coefficients through generalized estimating equations with single-index models when some covariates are missing... Read more ...