Featured News

 

Latest News

Genetics of Mitochondrial Mutation Exposed
Genetics of Mitochondrial Mutation Exposed
News   Jan 16, 2018

A study has revealed how fatal mitochondrial disease can appear unexpectedly in families without history of such diseases.

READ MORE

Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria Are Unexpected Source of Methane
Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria Are Unexpected Source of Methane
News   Jan 16, 2018

An unexpected source of methane in the environment has been inadvertently discovered. Recent research reveals that the enzyme that allows microorganisms to fix nitrogen also enables them to convert nitrogen gas to ammonia and carbon dioxide into methane at the same time. The ammonia is the main product; the methane is only a sideline.

READ MORE

Blood-vessel-on-a-chip Provides Insight into Novel Anti-Inflammatory Drug Candidate
Blood-vessel-on-a-chip Provides Insight into Novel Anti-Inflammatory Drug Candidate
News   Jan 16, 2018

Researchers have discovered that synthetic APC-mimicking small molecules called “parmodulins” provide anti-inflammatory and anti-thrombotic protection to endothelial cells on par with APC’s without interfering with normal blood clotting and coagulation, making them attractive new drug candidates.

READ MORE

Metrohm USA Opens Its New Headquarters in Florida
Metrohm USA Opens Its New Headquarters in Florida
News   Jan 16, 2018

Metrohm USA welcomes its Tampa employees to their new North American headquarters in Riverview, Florida.

READ MORE

Researchers Create Remote-Controlled Cancer Immunotherapy System
Researchers Create Remote-Controlled Cancer Immunotherapy System
News   Jan 16, 2018

A team of researchers has developed an ultrasound-based system that can non-invasively and remotely control genetic processes in live immune T cells so that they recognize and kill cancer cells.

READ MORE

Preterm Babies Likely to Experience Delays in Auditory Cortex Development
Preterm Babies Likely to Experience Delays in Auditory Cortex Development
News   Jan 16, 2018

Study shows preterm babies born early in the third trimester of pregnancy are likely to experience delays in the development of the auditory cortex, a brain region essential to hearing and understanding sound.

READ MORE

Energy Drinks Pose Health Risk for Youngsters
Energy Drinks Pose Health Risk for Youngsters
News   Jan 16, 2018

In a nationwide survey of Canadian youth, over half of those who had ever consumed an energy drink had reported experiencing an adverse health event, including rapid heartbeat, nausea, and in rare cases, seizures. Currently, Canadian legislation is meant to prohibit energy drinks from being marketed to children and energy drinks are not recommend to be used by people participating in sporting activities.

READ MORE

Fast-tracking T Cell Therapies with Immune-mimicking Biomaterials
Fast-tracking T Cell Therapies with Immune-mimicking Biomaterials
News   Jan 16, 2018

A new approach to amplify patient-specific T cells outside the body could increase the efficiency of cancer immunotherapies.

READ MORE

Longitudinal Study: Anxiety in Adults Could be Indicative of Alzheimer's Disease
Longitudinal Study: Anxiety in Adults Could be Indicative of Alzheimer's Disease
News   Jan 16, 2018

Research team finds higher brain amyloid beta burden is associated with increasing anxiety symptoms over time in cognitively normal older adults.

READ MORE

Motif Bio Receives Award from Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Motif Bio Receives Award from Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
News   Jan 16, 2018

Motif Bio® plc, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company specialising in developing novel antibiotics, today announced that the Company has received an award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to fund important in vitro testing that will help to advance the development of iclaprim for the treatment of lung infections in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF).

READ MORE