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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...

IAmScience Nikita Gudekar

IAMSCIENCE NIKITA GUDEKAR

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...

AVEXIS INC.: DIRECTOR, TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE

AveXis Inc.: OverviewReady to join a team committed to moving gene therapies into the clinical and commercial settings for patients...

 
 
 

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...

AVEXIS INC.: PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST, ANALYTICAL DEVELOPMENT

AveXis Inc.: OverviewReady to join a team committed to moving gene therapies into the clinical and commercial settings for patients...

 
 
 

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....

 
 
 
BIO Celebrates 300 Biotech IPOs since Enactment of the JOBS Act

BIO CELEBRATES 300 BIOTECH IPOS SINCE ENACTMENT OF THE JOBS ACT

The biotech industry recently realized its 300 th IPO since the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act was enacted in 2012. This marks...

 
 
 
Ravioli with Ricotta and Greens

RAVIOLI WITH RICOTTA AND GREENS

Recipes These from-scratch kale and collards ravioli from Ava Gene's JoMarie Pitino have a tender bite and lightly spicy sauce.

Fishing for Human-Specific Isoforms

FISHING FOR HUMAN-SPECIFIC ISOFORMS

When scientists want to investigate human-specific evolution, the best place to start is often with a comparison to our closest cousins,...

 
 
 
Novel Gene Responsible for Rare Form of Hair Loss Identified

NOVEL GENE RESPONSIBLE FOR RARE FORM OF HAIR LOSS IDENTIFIED

New gene that is responsible for hypotrichosis simplex, a rare form of hair loss is discovered.

Study of 400 million people reveals DNA has barely any impact on how long you will live 

STUDY OF 400 MILLION PEOPLE REVEALS DNA HAS BARELY ANY IMPACT ON HOW LONG YOU WILL LIVE 

Scientists at Calico Life Sciences studied data from Ancestry.com family trees and found that only about seven percent of our life...

 
 
 
'The Walking Dead' is going to continue telling Rick Grimes' story in several movies

'THE WALKING DEAD' IS GOING TO CONTINUE TELLING RICK GRIMES' STORY IN SEVERAL MOVIES

Gene Page/AMC Warning: There are spoilers ahead for Sunday's episode of "The Walking Dead." Andrew Lincoln's final episode of "The...

Shelter Pups Get A Big Surprise Thanks To iHeartDogs And Gene Simmons

SHELTER PUPS GET A BIG SURPRISE THANKS TO IHEARTDOGS AND GENE SIMMONS

Maybe you can't take every shelter dog home, but you can help every shelter dog find a home! iHeartDogs believes that there's a loving...