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Florida Dept of Health Biomedical Grant Opportunity

June 1, 2010
biotech

The purpose of this Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) is to obtain administration, grant management,┬áscientific, and technical services from a qualified …Click Here to Read More


Postexposure protection of non-human primates against a lethal Ebola virus challenge with RNA interference: a proof-of-concept study

May 30, 2010
biotech

We previously showed that small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) targeting the Zaire Ebola virus (ZEBOV) RNA polymerase L protein formulated in …Click Here to Read More


Strong biotech safety rules, but no guarantees

May 29, 2010
biotech

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires all companies to provide safe work environments for their employees. But when …Click Here to Read More


The search for improved carbon sponges picks up speed

May 26, 2010
biotech

A new class of materials with a record-shattering internal surface area may have the right stuff to efficiently strip carbon dioxide from a power plant’s exhaust. Lab scientists hope to find out soon.


New Flu Vaccines Could Protect Against All Strains

May 25, 2010
biotech

A new vaccine, successfully tested on mice, may be able to provide some protection against all strains of influenza.




USF researchers: Early clamping may interrupt humankind’s first ‘natural stem cell transplant’

May 24, 2010
biotech

[NEWS] Contact: Dr. Paul Sanberg psanberg@health.usf.edu 813-974-3154 University of South Florida Health USF researchers: Early clamping may interrupt humankind’s first ‘natural stem cell transplant’ Tampa, Fla. (May 24, 2010) – The timing of umbilical cord clamping at birth should be delayed just a few min…


Antibacterial silver nanoparticles are a blast

May 24, 2010
biotech

[NEWS] Contact: Rani Pattabi ranimpattabi@rediffmail.com 91-944-861-8062 Inderscience Publishers Writing in the International Journal of Nanoparticles, Rani Pattabi and colleagues at Mangalore University, explain how blasting silver nitrate solution with an electron beam can generate nanoparticles that are more effective at kil…


Can bacteria make you smarter?

May 24, 2010
biotech

[NEWS] Contact: Garth Hogan ghogan@asmusa.org American Society for Microbiology Exposure to specific bacteria in the environment, already believed to have antidepressant qualities, could increase learning behavior according to research presented today at the 110th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in San Diego. “Mycobacter…


A knowledge-based economy creates good jobs, even when times are bad.

May 23, 2010
biotech

For example, a recent study by the research firm Battelle and the Biotechnology Industry Organization found that, in the first …Click Here to Read More


Congress Opens Investigation Into Genetic Testing Companies

May 21, 2010
biotech

A Congressional committee is starting what could be a wide-ranging investigation into companies like 23andme that do genetic testing.