Leading researchers are warning of the dangers of a quiet epidemic of vitamin B12 deficiency in people who follow increasingly popular plant-based diets and explain how it can be addressed.
Microplastics – tiny pieces of plastic less than 5 mm in length – are everywhere, from bottled water to food to air. They have been found in the deepest part of the ocean and the top of Mount Everest. According to recent estimates, people consume tens of thousands of these particles each year, with unknown […]
A common strategy to make vaccines more powerful is to deliver them along with an adjuvant – a compound that stimulates the immune system to produce a stronger response.
To solve the mysteries of how learning and memory occur, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists have created a system to track millions of connections among brain cells in mice – all at the same time – when the animals’ whiskers are tweaked, an indicator for learning.
PhoreMost, a UK-based biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing drugs against intractable disease targets, and Polaris Quantum Biotech, a North Carolina-based quantum computing drug design company, will collaborate to study oncology targets currently considered undruggable.
Metrion Biosciences, a specialist ion channel contract research and drug discovery company, and Bioqube Ventures, a specialist European life sciences investment firm, have entered into a collaboration, backed by Bioqube Factory Fund I, to incubate a drug discovery research project targeting autoimmune diseases.
MolGen B.V., a provider of DNA / RNA extraction technology, has opened an office in London, UK. The new location will serve as a pivotal branch to provide laboratories in the UK with access to the company’s extraction DNA / RNA portfolio across diagnostics, pharma and the biotech industry. The opening of the London office […]
42 Technology (42T), FIND, the global alliance for diagnostics, and Rutgers University have worked together to develop an innovative stool sample processing kit that has played a central role in informing the World Health Organi-zation’s (WHO) recent policy update to improve the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) in children.
Insightful Science, a software company enabling the Cloud for Scientific Discovery, has acquired Protein Metrics, a leading provider of biopharmaceutical protein characterization and proteomics analysis software. The acquisition expands the company’s R&D value chain to widen the biopharmaceutical protein analysis arena, unblocking data analysis bottlenecks currently associated with large-scale protein studies.
GenNext Technologies, a growth-stage company providing instrumentation, software, and services, has earned a second patent protecting the company’s novel radical dosimetry techno- logy which vastly improves the utility of protein footprinting for the study of biopharma-ceutical structure, function, and safety.