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Gene Therapy and Oligonucleotide Compendium

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This compendium aims to help you understand and overcome the challenges of oligonucleotide and gene therapies.

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Innate vs Adaptive Immunity

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Download this list to explore the key areas that highlight differences and similarities of the innate and adaptive immune system.

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Scientists Develop a Bioelectronic Device That Can Regulate Genes From Outside the Body

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A team of researchers led by Martin Fussenegger, ETH Professor of Biotechnology and Bioengineering at the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering in Basel, have published a study which is the first to explore how gene expression can be directly actived and regulated using electrical signals.

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Mutated Form of SARS-CoV-2 Is Dominant, But Doesn't Make Patients Sicker, Study Says
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In a collaborative research study, scientists show that a mutated version of SARS-CoV-2 has become the predominant form across the globe. Whilst the variant competes with the original strain, clinical data suggests that it does not make individuals sicker.

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How Old Is Your Dog in Human Years? A New Method for Calculating
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By mapping molecular changes in the genome over time, researchers have developed a formula to more accurately compare dog age to human age.

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Does DNA in the Water Tell Us How Many Fish Are There?
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Researchers have developed a new non-invasive method to count individual fish by measuring the concentration of environmental DNA in the water, which could be applied for quantitative monitoring of aquatic ecosystems.

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Oat and Rye Bran Boost Gut Microbiome and Benefit Health
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Consumption of dietary fiber from oat and rye brans supported the growth of beneficial gut microbiota, which in turn benefited cholesterol levels, weight gain, liver inflammation and gut health.

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Safer and More Efficient Method To Deliver Gene Therapy
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Madison researchers have developed a safer and more efficient way to deliver a promising new method for treating cancer and liver disorders and for vaccination.

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New Supercomputer Supports Groundbreaking Genomics Research
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The new HPC cluster, called Maxwell, is supporting groundbreaking genomics research at the University of Aberdeen.

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The Coronavirus Outbreak
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On December 31, 2019, the first cases of a novel coronavirus were identified in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Here, we curate a collection of news and content related to the outbreak.

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SARS-CoV-2 Is Re-emerging Following the Relaxation of Lockdown Restrictions
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In many countries, after weeks or months of tight COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, governments and officials have been gradually relaxing the rules. However, cases are now cropping up in areas declared "coronavirus free".

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Teach Me in 10
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At Technology Networks we understand that time is of the essence. That's why we've launched Teach Me in 10 a video series that challenges scientists to present and summarize their research area, a scientific concept, or technology in ten minutes or less.

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"Biology Has Become One Huge Canvas" – An Interview With Brain Prize Winner Sir Adrian Bird
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This year's winners of the Lundbeck Foundation’s Brain Prize are Sir Adrian Bird and Huda Zoghbi, who are recognized for their work towards understanding the inherited brain disorder Rett syndrome. Technology Networks recently spoke to Sir Adrian to discuss his lab’s contribution towards decoding the syndrome's origins.

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Eco-nutrition Label for Labware Could Make Science a Greener Place To Be
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In science, being green can be challenging but one not-for-profit organization are trying to do something to fix that. Hear about the ACT label initiative, an eco-labeling system similar to food nutritional labeling, for laboratory products enabling scientists to understand the environmental impact of a product and its packaging and make informed choices.

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Talking Viral Mutations, Genome Sequencing and Antigenic Drift With Dr Timothy Triche
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Technology Networks interviewed Dr Timothy Triche to gain his perspectives on how analysis of unique strains can help to define the scope and severity of COVID-19, why this is a complex process and the possible negative implications of antigenic drift.

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