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Gel May Decrease Medical Device Blood Clotting, Infection Risk

GEL MAY DECREASE MEDICAL DEVICE BLOOD CLOTTING, INFECTION RISK

As long as there have been medical devices ― mechanisms ranging from stents and tubing to catheters and implants ― patients have faced...

ESTUDIO DESCUBRE CAUSA PARA COMPLICACIÓN DE PARÁLISIS EN LA NEUROMIELITIS ÓPTICA

Considerada anteriormente como un tipo de esclerosis múltiple, la neuromielitis óptica es un trastorno autoinmunitario poco común....

 
 
 
COVID-19 “Live” Virus Research In a Specialized Lab

COVID-19 “LIVE” VIRUS RESEARCH IN A SPECIALIZED LAB

To solve the challenges presented by COVID-19, it's important to look to the past. History shows that collaboration is the way forward...

La ciencia detrás de la prueba para el virus de la COVID-19

LA CIENCIA DETRÁS DE LA PRUEBA PARA EL VIRUS DE LA COVID-19

El nuevo análisis de Mayo Clinic para el virus que causa la enfermedad del coronavirus, COVID-19, se describe en un comunicado de prensa...

 
 
 
Study Finds Trigger of Paralysis Complication in Neuromyelitis Optica

STUDY FINDS TRIGGER OF PARALYSIS COMPLICATION IN NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA

Once thought to be a type of multiple sclerosis, the condition neuromyelitis optica is a rare autoimmune disorder. The body's immune...

Will COVID-19 Change the Next Generation in Medical Care And Research? Signs Point to Yes

WILL COVID-19 CHANGE THE NEXT GENERATION IN MEDICAL CARE AND RESEARCH? SIGNS POINT TO YES

Don't we all wish for a magic ball sometimes? Signs definitely point to yes, especially this year. As life shifts to accommodate COVID-19,...

 
 
 
Diabetes Research Advances With New Enzyme Publication From Mayo

DIABETES RESEARCH ADVANCES WITH NEW ENZYME PUBLICATION FROM MAYO

While treatment for diabetes has progressed, there is still no cure. As a person with type 1 diabetes, Paul Belmonte, Ph.D. , knows...

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 modeling for patients, communities

MAYO CLINIC COVID-19 MODELING FOR PATIENTS, COMMUNITIES

Building predictions based on a set of variables, an effort called modeling, has gotten a lot of airtime during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 
 
 
Seeing Cancer, But Not Through a Microscope

SEEING CANCER, BUT NOT THROUGH A MICROSCOPE

Toward the end of the 19th century, a French doctor named Ernest Besnier coined the term “ biopsy ,” combining the Greek bios and opsis....

Unanswered Questions Drive Convalescent Plasma Research

UNANSWERED QUESTIONS DRIVE CONVALESCENT PLASMA RESEARCH

On Saturday, March 14, in southwest Wisconsin, a woman was working in her yard, raking and clearing the first spring weeds. She coughed...

 
 
 
¿Es el plasma de convalecientes un tratamiento para la COVID-19?

¿ES EL PLASMA DE CONVALECIENTES UN TRATAMIENTO PARA LA COVID-19?

A fin de encontrar un tratamiento para los pacientes con COVID-19, los investigadores de todo el mundo exploran incansablemente numerosos...

Importancia de la prueba de anticuerpos para afrontar la COVID-19

IMPORTANCIA DE LA PRUEBA DE ANTICUERPOS PARA AFRONTAR LA COVID-19

Si el mundo algo ha aprendido durante el transcurso de la pandemia de la COVID-19, es la importancia de las pruebas para esta enfermedad....

 
 
 
A Discovery Step Toward Cell Replacement Therapy for Diabetes

A DISCOVERY STEP TOWARD CELL REPLACEMENT THERAPY FOR DIABETES

In what could be a step toward cell replacement therapy for diabetes, Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered how to manufacture cells...

 
 
 
Mayo Clinic Research News - Zombie Cell Edition

MAYO CLINIC RESEARCH NEWS - ZOMBIE CELL EDITION

There are times when a cell must cease its work. In an embryo, it's when a hand must separate into fingers. In wound healing, it's...

Antibody Testing, in Pictures

ANTIBODY TESTING, IN PICTURES

Convalescent plasma therapy for the treatment of COVID-19 virus infection is based on the function of antibodies, tiny proteins created...

 
 
 
Convalescent Plasma: A Therapy for COVID-19?

CONVALESCENT PLASMA: A THERAPY FOR COVID-19?

To develop a treatment for patients with COVID-19, researchers around the world are steadfastly exploring numerous angles, including...

The Importance of Antibody Testing in Addressing COVID-19

THE IMPORTANCE OF ANTIBODY TESTING IN ADDRESSING COVID-19

If there's one thing the world has learned so far in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's the important role of testing for the...

 
 
 
Your New Super Power: Hand-washing

YOUR NEW SUPER POWER: HAND-WASHING

Researchers are hard at work identifying ways to help patients with COVID-19, which is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. But in the meantime,...

COVID-19: The Tale of 1 Virus and 2 Testing Methods

COVID-19: THE TALE OF 1 VIRUS AND 2 TESTING METHODS

When a new virus emerges that infects and sickens humans, the wheels of innovation start turning quickly in the world of health care...

 
 
 



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 ...

Galecto Picks Up $64M as Plans for Fibrosis Clinical Trials Move Forward

Galecto Picks Up $64M as Plans for Fibrosis Clinical Trials Move Forward

Had things turned out differently, scientists at Galecto might be watching their idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis drug candidate develop in the hands of a big pharmaceutical... Read more ...

Gel May Decrease Medical Device Blood Clotting, Infection Risk

Gel May Decrease Medical Device Blood Clotting, Infection Risk

As long as there have been medical devices ― mechanisms ranging from stents and tubing to catheters and implants ― patients have faced the risk of infections and blood... Read more ...

Material Scientists Learn How to Make Liquid Crystal Shape-shift

Material Scientists Learn How to Make Liquid Crystal Shape-shift

By controlling the printing temperature of liquid crystal elastomer, researchers have shown that they can vary the degree of stiffness and actuation in structures made from... Read more ...

Bio Roundup: Grail Acquisition, Libra's Launch, Tau Trial Results & More

Bio Roundup: Grail Acquisition, Libra's Launch, Tau Trial Results & More

In biotech, you can go home again. Four years ago, Illumina spun out cancer diagnostics startup Grail. This week, the gene sequencing giant announced it is acquiring Grail in... Read more ...

Combined Therapeutics Wins $250,000 MilliporeSigma Advance Biotech Grant

Combined Therapeutics Wins $250,000 MilliporeSigma Advance Biotech Grant

MilliporeSigma has awarded MIT spin-out Combined Therapeutics a check for $250,000 as the winner of its 2020 Advance Biotech Grant. Combined Therapeutics is an early stage... Read more ...

Machine Learning Takes on Synthetic Biology: Algorithms Can Bioengineer...

Machine Learning Takes on Synthetic Biology: Algorithms Can Bioengineer Cells for You

Tijana Radivojevic and Hector Garcia Martin working on mechanical and statistical modeling, data visualizations, and metabolic maps at the Agile BioFoundry last year. If... Read more ...

And the 2020 National Xconomy Awards Winners Are

And the 2020 National Xconomy Awards Winners Are

Congratulations to all the finalists and winners! This year we received over 600 nominations across 10 award categories. Each nomination was carefully reviewed and ranked by... Read more ...

Talking Alone: Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence Tools to Predict...

Talking Alone: Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence Tools to Predict Loneliness

A team led by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has used artificial intelligence technologies to analyze natural language patterns to discern... Read more ...

Imagion Biosystems, Inc.: Scientist / Senior Scientist

Imagion Biosystems, Inc.: Imagion Biosystems is looking for a motivated and experienced scientist to join our growing research and development team. San Diego, California ... Read more ...

A survey of the recent architectures of deep convolutional neural networks

Abstract Deep Convolutional Neural Network is a special type of Neural Networks, which has shown exemplary performance on several competitions related to Computer Vision and... Read more ...