Deadly Fungal Outbreak in Marine Mammals May Have Started on Land
A recent study explores how human-caused changes on land can affect aquatic animals, specifically in the case of the fungal pathogen, Cryptococcus gattii.
Iron Age Populations Ate Blue Cheese and Drank Beer, Their Feces Suggest
Analysis of fecal samples from the Bronze Age, Iron Age and the Baroque period provide new insights into the diet and gut microbiomes of ancient populations. The study – published in Current Biology – suggests that Iron Age populations enjoyed the consumption of blue cheese and beer.
IBC Signs Process Development Agreement with Chunghwa
Chunghwa will assist IBC in process development and scale-up of IBC selected chemicals for commercialization.
Scientists Find Male Gene in Brain Area Targeted by Parkinson's
British researchers identified variations in SRY gene levels may be linked to the onset of Parkinson's.
Bruker-DSMZ Collaborate on Identification of Microorganisms
Both Companies will use MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry to identify and classify microorganisms.
New Advancements from Ambion in Data Analysis for MicroRNA Profiling
Ambion Services announces the release of an expression profiling service specifically for microRNA analysis.
GeneGo Expands License with Johnson & Johnson
The license has been extended to include MetaBase™, a database J&JPRD will primarily use for biomarker discovery.
GenoLogics to Provide Platform and Data Management System to SGUL
The system combines the capability of managing the complex data arising from conventional proteomic studies.
Novartis-Alnylam Collaborate for Bird Flu Treatment Using RNAi
Alnylam and Novartis will advance RNAi therapeutics for pandemic flu to initial clinical testing.
Peakdale Extends its Range of Medicinal Chemistry Services
The services enable the Company to provide compounds with a starting point for hit discovery.
U.S. Genomics Announces Recipient of Outstanding Investigator in Single Molecule Biology Award
Dr. James A. Spudich will be presented the award at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society.
Sigma-Aldrich Expands Position in Whole Genome Amplification
Sigma-Aldrich enters licensing agreement to offer GenomePlex® Whole Genome Amplification kits to service providers.