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GENE EDITING POSSIBLE FOR KIDNEY DISEASE

For the first time scientists have identified how to halt kidney disease in a life-limiting genetic condition, which may pave the way...

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Rescue Dog Helps Parkland Teen Move Forward After School Shooting

RESCUE DOG HELPS PARKLAND TEEN MOVE FORWARD AFTER SCHOOL SHOOTING

On February 14, 2018, 16-year-old Annagrace Myers was sitting in a classroom at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. In the middle...

Bio Roundup: Moderna's IPO, Arena's Comeback, E-Cig Survey & More

BIO ROUNDUP: MODERNA'S IPO, ARENA'S COMEBACK, E-CIG SURVEY & MORE

Thanksgiving is around the corner and this week delivered a bounty of deals that have a number of life science companies expressing...

 
 
 
Honor Magic 2 and its sliding camera gets unboxed

HONOR MAGIC 2 AND ITS SLIDING CAMERA GETS UNBOXED

The Honor Magic 2 smartphone was launched recently, the handset comes with a slide out front facing camera. Unbox Therapy have managed...

Therapy Dog Kevin The Greyt Proves Everyone Should Adopt A Retired Greyhound

THERAPY DOG KEVIN THE GREYT PROVES EVERYONE SHOULD ADOPT A RETIRED GREYHOUND

During his two years as a Florida racing dog, Kevin the Greyt averaged 37 miles-per-hour and finished in the top three in at least...

 
 
 
At ASHG 2018, Workshop Speakers Discuss SMRT Sequencing Applications for Human Disease

AT ASHG 2018, WORKSHOP SPEAKERS DISCUSS SMRT SEQUENCING APPLICATIONS FOR HUMAN DISEASE

Last month's annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics in San Diego was a terrific reminder of how much progress is...

 
 
 
Nanomagnets and Moths Can Save Lives: Here's How

NANOMAGNETS AND MOTHS CAN SAVE LIVES: HERE'S HOW

Novel technology that relies on a moth-infecting virus and nanomagnets can be used to edit defective genes that give rise to diseases...

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By Erica Overfelt | Bond LSC You've probably seen TV in shows like Law & Order or CSI and not viewed them as career inspiration. But...

 
 
 
Psychological impact of being overweight hits women twice as hard as men

PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT OF BEING OVERWEIGHT HITS WOMEN TWICE AS HARD AS MEN

Scientists at Exeter University who looked at the genes of 340,000 people found those with a high body mass index were more likely...

FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE PROMOTER OF A UDP-GLYCOSYLTRANSFERASE GENE FROM PANAX QUINQUEFOLIUS

Abstract Glycosyltransferases, a multigene superfamily in plants, are necessary to synthesize, modify and diversify specific ginsenosides...

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS DISCOVER GENES THAT GIVE VEGETABLES THEIR SHAPE

From elongated oblongs to near-perfect spheres, vegetables come in almost every size and shape. But what differentiates a fingerling...

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STRIPPING THE LINCHPINS FROM THE LIFE-MAKING MACHINE REAFFIRMS ITS SEMINAL EVOLUTION

This experiment had a good chance of crashing. Instead, it delivered whopping evidence to coroborrate the earliest evolution of the...

ENHANCED TRIACYLGLYCEROL PRODUCTION IN THE DIATOM PHAEODACTYLUM TRICORNUTUM BY INACTIVATION OF A HOTDOG-FOLD THIOESTERASE GENE USING TALEN-BASED TARGETED MUTAGENESIS

In photosynthetic oleaginous microalgae, acyl-CoA molecules are used as substrates for the biosynthesis of membrane glycerolipids,...

 
 
 

SNP GENOTYPING REVEALS MAJOR QTLS FOR PLANT ARCHITECTURAL TRAITS BETWEEN A-GENOME PEANUT WILD SPECIES

Abstract Key message QTL mapping of important architectural traits was successfully applied to an A-genome diploid population using...

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POTENTIAL BIOMARKER OF CIRCULATING HSA-MIR-1273G-3P LEVEL FOR DETECTION OF RECURRENT EPITHELIAL OVARIAN CANCER

Abstract Purpose Ovarian cancer is first gynaecologic cancer that causes women death and epithelial ovarian cancer is the most lethal...

SCIENTISTS SIMPLIFY AND ACCELERATE DIRECTED EVOLUTION BIOENGINEERING METHOD

Researchers reported that they have accelerated and simplified directed evolution by having live cells do most of the heavy lifting....