Scoliosis Linked to Disruptions in Spinal Fluid Flow Tuesday, June 14, 2016 A new study in zebrafish suggests that irregular fluid flow through the spinal column brought on by gene mutations is linked to a type of scoliosis that can affect humans during adolescence. A New Tool Brings Personalized Medicine Closer Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Scientists from EPFL and ETHZ have developed a powerful tool for exploring and determining the inherent biological differences between individuals, which overcomes a major hurdle for personalized medicine.Batavia Receives Grant to Support Vaccine Availability in Developing Countries Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Batavia Biosciences is committed to increasing vaccine availability and affordability for the developing world and has received a $3.8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fund this work. Illumina Announces Agricultural Greater Good Initiative Grant Tuesday, June 14, 2016 The grant program is designed to help identify measures that can increase crop yields and improve livestock welfare and productivity to alleviate poverty and hunger in the developing world.Biotage Achieves ISO 14001:2004 Certification Tuesday, June 14, 2016 This certificate is an international standard for an environmental management system (EMS) that helps businesses such as Biotage control and improve practices that are potentially harmful to the environment. ‘Human-on-a-Chip’ Could Replace Animal Testing Monday, June 13, 2016 Researchers are developing a “human-on-a-chip,” a miniature external replication of the human body, integrating biology and engineering with a combination of microfluidics and multi-electrode arrays.Blood Test That Detects Early Alzheimer’s Disease Monday, June 13, 2016 A research team, led by Dr. Robert Nagele from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine and Durin Technologies, Inc., has announced the development of a blood test that leverages the body’s immune response system to detect an early stage of Alzheimer’s disease – referred to as the mild cognitive impairment (MCI) stage – with unparalleled accuracy.IDT Acquires Oligonucleotide Synthesis Company ValueGene Monday, June 13, 2016 Company welcomes new customers with promise to provide seamless support for genomics research.Envigo Appoints Patricia Henahan as New Chief Financial Officer Saturday, June 11, 2016 Company has announced that it has appointed Patricia Henahan to the position of Chief Financial Officer. She has extensive financial experience.