TRANSGENE-FREE PDS MUTANTS IN POTATO GENERATED

Researchers from NARIC Agricultural Biotechnology Institute in Hungary successfully developed transgene-free potato mutants using CRISPR-Cas9...

CRISPR-CAS9 REVEALS GENES INVOLVED IN RICE HEADING DATE

Additional genes involved in the control of the heading date of rice were identified using CRISPR-Cas9 technology. The study conducted...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS ANALYZE WHOLE GENOME SEQUENCE OF WATER BUFFALO, CATTLE FOR DOMESTICATION SIGNATURES

A team of scientists from the Roslin Institute of the University of Edinburgh analyzed the genomes of 7 water buffalo and 13 cattle...

E. COLI BACTERIA OFFER A PATH TO IMPROVING PHOTOSYNTHESIS

In a paper published in Nature Plants, scientists described how they engineered the key plant enzyme Rubisco and introduced it in Escherichia...

 
 
 

BT COTTON INCREASED FARMERS' PRODUCE BY 10-FOLD IN CHINA

Mr. Maotang Zu, President of the Farmer Technology Association from the Gaobeidian City of Hebei Province, shared how Bt cotton improved...

SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY NEW RESISTANCE GENE TO POTATO DISEASE THAT CAUSED IRISH FAMINE

Late blight, the most important and most destructive pathogen of potato, was caused by the microorganism Phytophthora infestans. Late...

 
 
 

RESEARCH TEAM TURNS TO WILD CROP RELATIVES IN CLIMATE CHANGE BATTLE

An international group of researchers led by Filippo Bassi from the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas...

10 NEW GENES IDENTIFIED FOR RESISTANCE TO STRIPE RUST DISEASE

Stripe rust, one of the most destructive diseases of wheat, affects the production of the crop worldwide, especially in the United...

 
 
 

UGANDAN FARMERS WANT BT MAIZE TO ADDRESS FALL ARMYWORM CHALLENGE

Upon learning that one of the ways they could effectively deal with the challenge of the fall armyworm was using Bt maize, farmers...

FAO FACILITATES AGRI-FOOD SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATION OF CITIES WORLDWIDE

Cities are transforming into more sustainable and resilient agri-food systems to help reduce the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

 
 
 

CRISPR-CAS9 ELUCIDATES SEED SHATTERING REDUCTION DURING RICE DOMESTICATION

Researchers from the National Agricultural and Food Research Organization in Japan reported a mutation in OsSh1 causing non-shattering...

RESEARCH PINPOINTS GDSL ESTERASE/LIPASE PROTEIN VITAL FOR ANTHER AND POLLEN DEVELOPMENT

A rice GDSL esterase/lipase protein is necessary for anther and pollen development, Molecular Breeding journal reports.Sichuan Agricultural...

 
 
 

CRY1AB TRANSGENE SEGREGATION PATTERNS OF GM MAIZE DOCUMENTED

Genetically modified maize from Brazil and South Africa were used to determine the segregation patterns of the transgene cry1Ab, which...

RESEARCH TEAM LAYS FOUNDATION FOR CROPS WITH RESISTANCE TO COMBINED CLIMATIC STRESSES

A study conducted by a research team at the Ecophysiology and Biotechnology of the Jaume I University of Castelló lays the foundations...

 
 
 

PH GOVERNMENT GRANTS GM CORN SEEDS, FARM INPUTS TO FARMERS ASSOCIATION'S MODEL FARM

The Philippines Department of Agriculture through its Regional Office 9 turned over farm inputs to a farmer's association in Zamboanga...

GENE EDITING PRODUCES LIVESTOCK ‘SURROGATE SIRES' SUCCESSFULLY MADE FERTILE

Scientists have created pigs, goats, and cattle that can serve as viable "surrogate sires," male animals that produce sperm carrying...

 
 
 

MASSIVE-SCALE GENOMIC STUDY OF ALMOST 80,000 ACCESSIONS REVEALS WHEAT DIVERSITY

Researchers have genetically characterized 79,191 samples of wheat from the germplasm banks of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement...

RESEARCH REVEALS NEW INSIGHTS TO ADVANCE CASSAVA BREEDING

Researchers at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture and partners from the NextGen Cassava Breeding Project have uncovered...

 
 
 

FAO REPORTS LACK OF PROGRESS IN ACHIEVING SDG

The world is lagging in attaining the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, and the COVID-19 pandemic is making it even harder, according...

ANU BOOK PRESENTS STORIES OF COMMUNICATING SCIENCE IN 39 COUNTRIES

How did science communication emerge as a field of study and a body of practice? How has development varied from one country to another?...

 
 
 



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: 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 ...

Monte Rosa Raises $96M for “Glue-Based” Protein Degrading Drugs

Monte Rosa Raises $96M for “Glue-Based” Protein Degrading Drugs

Many drugs work by binding to a protein and blocking it. Technology for eliminating disease-causing proteins altogether remains experimental, but this approach has gained... Read more ...

Libra Strikes a Balance With Approach to ALS and Other Neuro Disorders

Libra Strikes a Balance With Approach to ALS and Other Neuro Disorders

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis has no cure and few available treatments but the past decade has revealed new knowledge about the pathology of the disease. Libra Therapeutics is... Read more ...

Ambrx, Inc.: Senior Scientist, Organic/Medicinal Chemistry

Ambrx, Inc.: We are seeking a highly creative and motivated organic/medicinal chemist to be a key member of dynamic research organization. La Jolla, CA ... Read more ...

Research Associate

Summary: This position is for a research associate with experience in cell biology and immunology to work on development of novel therapeutics for serious diseases. You should... Read more ...

TP106078 Hospital Lab Technician

TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT SERVICES Hiring Salary Range: $33.41/hourFiling Deadline: Fri 10/16/2020... Read more ...