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Breast Tumours Evolve to Make Their Own "Fuel Supply"
Breast Tumours Evolve to Make Their Own "Fuel Supply"
News   Jan 23, 2017

Scientists have discovered why a type of breast cancer drug stops working in some patients.

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More Can Now be Extracted from Wastewater
More Can Now be Extracted from Wastewater
News   Jan 23, 2017

A material made by combining a metal and a polymer can help generate hydrogen and fresh water from wastewater

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New Adsorbent  Selectively Captures Soluble Organic Contaminants in Water
New Adsorbent Selectively Captures Soluble Organic Contaminants in Water
News   Jan 23, 2017

An adsorbent that can selectively capture soluble organic contaminants in water has been developed. This water treatment is a fluorine-based nanoporous polymer that can selectively remove water-soluble micromolecules.

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Thermo Gets ISO 17025 Accreditation for Microbiology Site
Thermo Gets ISO 17025 Accreditation for Microbiology Site
News   Jan 23, 2017

The Thermo Fisher Scientific microbiology manufacturing facility in Wesel, Germany, recently achieved ISO 17025 accreditation, one of the most important standards for calibration and testing laboratories around the world.

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PPMO Has the Ability to Stop Resistance to Antibiotics
PPMO Has the Ability to Stop Resistance to Antibiotics
News   Jan 23, 2017

The molecule PPMO, short for peptide-conjugated phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomer combats New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase, or NDM-1. It’s accompanied by additional genes that encode resistance to most if not all antibiotics.

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Nanoscience and Magnetic Fields Used in Biochemical Tests
Nanoscience and Magnetic Fields Used in Biochemical Tests
News   Jan 23, 2017

Cutting-edge nanoscience has been combined with a magnetic phenomenon discovered more than 170 years ago to create a method for speedy medical tests. The discovery, if commercialized, could lead to faster test results for HIV, Lyme disease, syphilis, rotavirus and other infectious conditions.

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Seeking Structure With Metagenome Sequences
Seeking Structure With Metagenome Sequences
News   Jan 23, 2017

Metagenomics database helps fill in 10 percent of previously unknown protein structures.

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Cypralis Granted New Innovate UK Award
Cypralis Granted New Innovate UK Award
News   Jan 23, 2017

Cypralis have been granted an Innovate UK early stage award to develop cyclophilin D inhibitors.

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A Universal Toolkit for Modifying Gene Expression
A Universal Toolkit for Modifying Gene Expression
News   Jan 23, 2017

New genetic engineering technique could help design, study biological systems.

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Genetic Driver of Lung Cancer
Genetic Driver of Lung Cancer
News   Jan 23, 2017

Study finds that Ect2 is required for tumor formation in vivo and identifies a novel function related to ribosomes for Ect2 in lung adenocarcinoma tumor cells.

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