1 hr ago
New Nano3 microscope will allow high-resolution look inside cells
Nanofabrication Cleanroom Facility is the first institution to obtain a novel FEI Scios dual-beam microscope, with an adaptation for use at cryogenic temperatures.
5 hrs ago
UH professor named fellow by International Astrobiology Society
George E. Fox, a John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Houston , was named a fellow in the International Society for the Study of the Origin of Life .
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Network Biology in Medicine and Beyond [Computational and Systems Biology]
From the Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD ; the Department of Oncology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD ; and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Arlington .
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Next-Generation Sequencing and the Transformation of Cancer Care
Traditionally, DNA sequencing relied on synthesis-based methods, independently developed in the late 1970s by Frederick Sanger and Walter Gilbert and Allan Maxam .
Medical News Today
Improved understanding of bacteria's sophisticated immune system
Bacteria's ability to destroy viruses has long puzzled scientists, but researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health say they now have a clear picture of the bacterial immune system and say its unique shape is likely why bacteria can so quickly recognize and destroy their assailants.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Cancer Genetics Inc. Completes Acquisition of BioServe India, a...
Cancer Genetics Derives Immediate Revenue Through BioServe India's Clients, Which Include Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Piramal Life Sciences, NATCO Pharma, the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, and the Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology Cancer Genetics Will Develop BioServe India's 14,000-Square-Foot Accredited Laboratory into ... (more)
Researchers use new gene editing method to correct mutation that leads to DMD
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers successfully used a new gene editing method to correct the mutation that leads to Duchenne muscular dystrophy in a mouse model of the condition.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Hometown U: UAA professor uses Ebola to teach virology
Storylines from movies like "Outbreak" and "Hot Zone" linger long after the popcorn, seeding pandemic scenarios that haunt.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
New ways to treat solid tumours
An international team of scientists has shown that an antibody against the protein EphA3, found in the micro-environment of solid cancers, has anti-tumour effects.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
UT Southwestern Medical Center
New gene editing method shows promising results for correcting muscular dystrophy
DALLAS August 14, 2014 UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers successfully used a new gene editing method to correct a mutation that leads to Duchenne muscular dystrophy in a mouse model of the condition.
New Gene Editing Method Shows Promising Results for Correcting Muscular Dystrophy
August 14, 2014 - UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers successfully used a new gene editing method to correct a mutation that leads to Duchenne muscular dystrophy in a mouse model of the condition.
Harnessing the power of bacteria's sophisticated immune system
Researchers now better understand how bacteria can so quickly protect itself from harm, could help unlock clues about antibiotic resistance Bacteria's ability to destroy viruses has long puzzled scientists, but researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health say they now have a clear picture of the bacterial immune system and say ... (more)
'Method and Kit for the Isolation of Genomic DNA, RNA Proteins and...
At present, the vast majority of microorganisms are considered unculturable, and their roles in natural systems are largely unknown.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Studies from Institute for Structural and Molecular Biology Update...
Mimicking the gating properties of these biological structures would be instrumental in the preparation of smart membranes used in biosensing, drug delivery, and ionic circuit construction."
Study Data from Nanyang Technological University Provide New Insights ...
High and sustained levels of gene expression are desired during therapeutic protein production while gene expression is useful for cell engineering."
Tue Aug 12, 2014
LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com Releases Report on Market for...
LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com said that the key drivers for molecular biology enzymes, kits and reagents market are the rising R&D expenditure by the pharmaceutical and biotech companies, and increasing public funding for life science research.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
ASTM Standardization News
E2048 Standard Guide for Detection of Nucleic Acids of the...
Standard Guide for Detection of Nucleic Acids of the Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex and Other Pathogenic Mycobacteria by the Polymerase Chain Reaction Technique This guide covers basic considerations, criteria, principles and recommendations that should be helpful when developing, utilizing, or assessing PCR-specific protocols for the ... (more)
ASTM Standardization News
E1873 Standard Guide for Detection of Nucleic Acid Sequences by the...
This guide covers guidelines, recommendations, basic considerations, criteria, and principles to be employed when developing, utilizing, or assessing PCR procedures and specific protocols for the amplification and detection of nucleic acid sequences.
Heads Up: New Technique Allows Population Scale Genetic Engineering
I have given up on categories. I did a BA in physics, a PhD in molecular biology, and now a postdoc in a bioengineering department.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
San Diego NewsCape
New Nano3 Microscope Will Allow High-Resolution Look Inside Cells
The University of California, San Diego's Nanofabrication Cleanroom Facility is the first institution to obtain a novel FEI Scios dual-beam microscope, with an adaptation for use at cryogenic temperatures.