DNA MAY HOLD THE CLUE TO PROTECTING ENDANGERED SPECIES

A new method for analyzing DNA collected from waterways which can help identify endangered bird species has been developed with the...

HOW NEMATODES OUTSMART THE DEFENSES OF PESTS

The western corn rootworm, one of the world's most damaging maize pests, can use plant defense compounds to defend itself against its...

 
 
 

MICRORNA COMPREHENSIVELY ANALYZED

Messenger RNA transmits genetic information to the proteins, and microRNA plays a key role in the regulation of gene expression. Scientists...

GENE DELETION STUDY IDENTIFIES MANY NEW TARGETS IN MALARIA PATHOGEN

Despite great efforts in medicine and science, more than 400,000 people worldwide are still dying of malaria. The infectious disease...

 
 
 

GENES BORROWED FROM BACTERIA ALLOWED PLANTS TO MOVE TO LAND

Natural genetic engineering allowed plants to move from water to land, according to a new study by an international group of scientists...

SIMULATION REVEALS HOW BACTERIAL ORGANELLE CONVERTS SUNLIGHT TO CHEMICAL ENERGY

Scientists have simulated every atom of a light-harvesting structure in a photosynthetic bacterium that generates energy for the organism....

 
 
 

DNA DATA OFFERS SCIENTIFIC LOOK AT 500 YEARS OF EXTRAMARITAL SEX IN WESTERN EUROPE

These days it's easy to resolve questions about paternity with over-the-counter test kits. Now, researchers have put DNA evidence together...

HOW TO MAKE BETTER BIOFUELS? CONVINCE YEAST IT'S NOT STARVING

Yeast already helps make bread and beer and cranks out the biofuel ethanol, but scientists believe it can be used to create an even...

 
 
 

NEW RNA MOLECULES MAY PLAY A ROLE IN AGING

The genome is the master plan for all body parts, from toe nails to eyebrows. But it's not just the blueprint that determines what's...

CHITIN-BINDING PROTEINS OVERRIDE HOST PLANT'S RESISTANCE TO FUNGAL INFECTION

An insoluble complex carbohydrate, chitin makes up fungal walls and plays a significant role in the interaction between fungal pathogens...

 
 
 

EXPERTS UNLOCK KEY TO PHOTOSYNTHESIS, A FIND THAT COULD HELP US MEET FOOD SECURITY DEMANDS

Scientists have solved the structure of one of the key components of photosynthesis, a discovery that could lead to photosynthesis...

ELECTRONIC NOSE TO 'SNIFF' DOGS FOR DEADLY TROPICAL DISEASE

Fewer dogs in Brazil may be euthanized unnecessarily after researchers showed that a new test is 95 percent accurate in identifying...

 
 
 

GENETIC ENGINEERING TOOLS PRODUCE BETTER-MODIFIED PLANTS FASTER, EASIER

Plants have big genomes; a rare flower from Japan has a genome that is 50 times the size of a human's. These huge genomes, and associated...

RESEARCH TEAM DISCOVERS EPIGENETIC PATHWAY THAT CONTROLS SOCIAL BEHAVIOR IN CARPENTER ANTS

Through early adulthood, exposure to new experiences-like learning to drive a car or memorizing information for an exam-triggers change...

 
 
 

WIDESPREAD MISINTERPRETATION OF GENE EXPRESSION DATA

Reproducibility is a major challenge in experimental biology, and with the increasing complexity of data generated by genomic-scale...

SCIENTISTS ADVANCE CITRUS GREENING RESEARCH EFFORTS

Citrus greening, a devastating disease, has reduced Florida citrus production by 70%, according to most accounts. Efforts to develop...

 
 
 

EVIDENCE FOUND OF GENE MARKERS THAT MAY HELP PEOPLE SURVIVE AT HIGH ALTITUDES

A team of researchers with members from several institutions in the U.S., one from Peru and one from India, has found evidence of gene...

USING CRISPR FOR DOSE-DEPENDENT ACTIVATION OF GENE EXPRESSIONS

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U.S. has developed a way to use the CRISPR gene editing technique...

 
 
 

POTENTIAL VITAMIN AND ALZHEIMER'S DRUG PRODUCED IN YEAST

Scientists prove that ergothioneine, an important compound that may be used to delay the onset of diseases such as Alzheimer's and...

TOO MUCH SUGAR DOESN'T PUT THE BRAKES ON TURBOCHARGED CROPS

Plants make sugars to form leaves to grow and produce grains and fruits through the process of photosynthesis, but sugar accumulation...

 
 
 



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 ...

Webinar Summary: Need accurate isoform-level characterization? Iso-Seq is...

Webinar Summary: Need accurate isoform-level characterization? Iso-Seq is the answer

Traditional RNA-Seq is done by fragmenting cDNA, and then sequencing the fragmented reads with paired-end sequencing. The problem comes when trying to identify the full-length... Read more ...

Could the Lifesaving Promises of Golden Rice FINALLY be Realized?

Could the Lifesaving Promises of Golden Rice FINALLY be Realized?

On this page we usually tout the newest examples of biotechnology innovation: jet fuels made from algae ; gene edited bananas that resist disease; soil microbes that reduce the... 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 ...