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Cancer genes silenced in humans

March 21, 2010
biotech

Short sequences of RNA that can effectively turn off specific genes have for the first time been used to treat …Click Here to Read More


Own a piece of the first DIY personalized drug company

March 20, 2010
biotech

We’re out to fundamentally change the way drugs are developed and, in the process, make better drugs.  And we’ll share …Click Here to Read More


Designer nanomaterials on-demand: Berkeley Scientists Report Universal Method for Creating Nanoscale Composites

March 19, 2010
biotech

Berkeley Lab researchers at the Molecular Foundry have developed a universal method by which designer nanomaterials can be created on-demand. This scheme can be used to create materials for battery electrodes, photovoltaics and electronic data storage among a great many other possible applications.


Scientists Identify Chemical in Bananas as Potent Inhibitor of HIV Infection

March 19, 2010
biotech

[NEWS] ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A potent new inhibitor of HIV, derived from bananas, may open the door to new treatments to prevent sexual transmission of HIV, according to a University of Michigan Medical School study published this week. Scientists have an emerging interest in lectins, naturally occurring chemicals in…


BioFlorida Southeast Chapter Event

March 19, 2010
biotech

Fostering the Life Science Cluster in Florida: Academia & Industry Interface Tuesday March 23 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm University …Click Here to Read More


Soldiers or scientists?

March 19, 2010
biotech

Quite a dust-up over 18-acre plot of land at northeast corner of Silver Beach Road and Congress Avenue. Developer wants …Click Here to Read More


Silver proves its mettle for nanotech applications

March 19, 2010
biotech

[NEWS] Contact: Joe Caspermeyer joseph.caspermeyer@asu.edu 480-727-0369 Arizona State University The self-assembling properties of the DNA molecule have allowed for the construction of an intriguing range of nanoscale forms. Such nanoarchitectures may eventually find their way into a new generation of microelectronics, semiconductors, biolog…


GEN reports on therapeutic potential of microRNA

March 19, 2010
biotech

[NEWS] Contact: John Sterling jsterling@genengnews.com 914-740-2196 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News New Rochelle, NY, March 19, 2010 – Researchers around the globe are working on turning microRNAs, over 5,000 of which already have been identified, into novel drugs for a wide range of applications, reports Genetic Engineer…


Estimating ethanol yields from CRP croplands

March 19, 2010
biotech

[NEWS] Contact: Ann Perry ann.perry@ars.usda.gov 301-504-1628 United States Department of Agriculture-Research, Education, and Economics This release is available in Spanish. The scramble to find sufficient land f…


Tampa business community debates pursuing biotech

March 18, 2010
biotech

The debate raises a tough question facing the Bay area: should it build on its existing strengths, or shoot for …Click Here to Read More