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Scientists think ‘killer petunias’ should join the ranks of carnivorous plants

December 4, 2009
biotech

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Contact: Bronwyn Friedlander pr@kew.org 020-833-25605 Wiley-Blackwell Scientists from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Natural History Museum believe that carnivorous behaviour in plants is far more widespread than previously thought, with many commonly grown plants – such as petunias – at least part way to being “meat eat…

First Human Embryonic Stem Cell Lines Approved for Use Under New NIH Guidelines

December 4, 2009
biotech

NIH Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., today announced the approval of the first 13 human embryonic stem cell (hESC) …Click Here to Read More

Wayne State Researchers Report a Possible ‘Proofreading’ Step in DNA Synthesis by Observing …

December 3, 2009
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Research could lead to an understanding of how accurate DNA replication occurs to prevent mutations known to result in cancer and genetic diseases DETROIT, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Wayne State researchers have for the first time observed the movement of a single molecule of DNA polymerase as it incorporates nucleotides one by one. More significantly, they have identified a previously unknown step that they speculate is part of the proofreading process known to prevent the polymer…


500 gather in Miami to Discuss Florida biotech business

December 3, 2009
biotech

Hundreds of business leaders gathered in Miami to discuss how to nurture the emerging biotech sector of Florida’s economy. Biotechnology …Click Here to Read More


Scripps acts as venture capital magnet

December 1, 2009
biotech

It’s a given that Scripps is now a magnet for biotech expansion in Florida. Less realized is that the Scripps …Click Here to Read More


UM claims first study proves safety of stem cell therapy for heart patients

November 30, 2009
florida

An FDA-approved clinical trial is the first to show that treating patients with adult stem cells after a heart attack …Click Here to Read More


Palm Beach cost competitive as biotech HQ

November 28, 2009
biotech

Palm Beach County fared well in a study that calculated the cost of running a bioscience business in 35 metro …Click Here to Read More


Old economy vs. new economy

November 20, 2009
biotech

The bottom line? Don’t label tourism as a second-class economic citizen just because Florida’s trying to build more momentum for …Click Here to Read More


Second UM summit introduces investors to tech

November 20, 2009
biotech

… research was among nearly 100 posters on display November 18 and 19 at the second annual Technology Showcase at …Click Here to Read More

Early Career Scientists and Engineers: Computational Biochemistry Research Group

November 18, 2009
Job

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D. E. Shaw Research, New York, NY, United States

Extraordinarily gifted early career scientists and engineers sought to join a rapidly growing New York–based research group pursuing an ambitious, long-term project aimed at achieving major scientific advances in the field of biochemistry.