A Single Brain Cell Can Control This Animal's Entire Foraging Strategy
Neuroscientists have developed a computer model to explain how a nematode worm searches for food, revealing that single brain cells can both sense the environment and control a whole animal’s foraging strategy.
Gene Therapy for Muscular Dystrophy Fixes Frail Muscle Cells in Animal Model
Researchers used gene therapy to introduce a healthy copy of the gene dystrophin into mice with a condition that mimics muscular dystrophy.
deCODE Announces Departure of Jean-Francois Formela from Board of Directors
Dr. Formela plans to devote his time to a new Atlas fund.
Galapagos and Prolysis Extend Research Collaboration
Prolysis will fund BioFocus research for medicinal chemistry work throughout 2006.
Yale Scientists Find MicroRNA Gene that Regulates Lifespan
Researchers used the C. elegans worm and found genes that are involved in determination of lifespan.
Researchers Demonstrate new way to Switch Therapeutic Genes 'On' and 'Off'
Researchers have created a genetic switch system that is turned on in the presence of the antibiotic tetracycline.
Sickle Cell Disease Corrected in Human Models Using Stem Cell-based Gene Therapy
This research demonstrates a way to genetically correct sickle cell disease using RNAi technology.
Novel Enzyme Offers new Look at Gene Regulation
Scientists show that a protein called JHDM1A is able to remove a methyl group from histone H3.
Applied Biosystems to Acquire the Research Products Division of Ambion
Ambion's products provide Applied Biosystems entry into an estimated $500 million market.
Wyatt Demonstrates Strength in Macromolecular Characterization Solutions
Wyatt will be exhibiting its comprehensive range of products on booth #1944, PittCon 2006.
CytoGenix Announces Completion of synDNA™ Production Module Prototype
The device was designed for the commercial production of cell-free DNA.