Marine Rope Could Contribute Billions of Microplastics to the Oceans
The hauling of rope on maritime vessels could result in billions of microplastic fragments entering the ocean every year, according to new research. The study is the first to explore the potential for rope to become a source of microplastic pollution in the marine environment.
Diet Rich in Dairy Fat May Actually Lower Heart Disease Risk
New research amongst the world’s biggest consumers of dairy foods has shown that those with higher intakes of dairy fat - measured by levels of fatty acids in the blood - had a lower risk of cardiovascular disease compared to those with low intakes. The types rather than amount of dairy fat may be what counts.
deCODE Expands Cancer Program through Acquisition of UVS
The acquisition enables deCODE to broaden and enhance its cancer program.
City of Hope Becomes 5AM Solution's First Open Source Client
Microarray Enterprise Manager chosen to manage City of Hope’s Microarray Core Facility.
Avantium and WEP Collaborate to Develop POLY PEG® Technology
POLY PEG® technology has been developed to increase the bioavailability of drug molecules.
Alpha Innotech Enters into Licensing and Supply Agreement with GE Healthcare
Alpha Innotech will bundle ArrayVision™ software for microarray analysis with its multiplex array detection system.
ACD/Labs Sells ACD/2D NMR Processor to Harvard
ACD/2D NMR Processor will be deployed to all staff, students, and faculty at Harvard.
Ablynx Announces Pharma Alliance to Develop Therapeutic Nanobodies™
Novartis has exclusive rights to develop and commercialize the Nanobody™ products resulting from the collaboration.
Synthetic Biology Promises to Shape the Future of Life Sciences
Drug applications discovered through synthetic biology have streamlined the pharmaceutical industry’s ability to deliver new therapeutic agents.
STMicroelectronics and Veredus Laboratories Team to Diagnose Avian Flu
Using STMicroelectronics' In-Check™ platform, Veredus is developing an application to identify Avian Flu in patients.
PerkinElmer Appoints Karl Hecker to Head Key R&D Center
Appointment positions company for future growth in molecular medicine.
NCGR Elects New Chair and Expands the Board of Directors
Dr. Mary F. Lipscomb has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors.