Biotechnology (198 News)

Tumor Organoids Offer a Great Option for Cancer Studys!

Nov 16, 2017 5:00 pm
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Scientists have created mini biological models of human primary liver cancers, known as organoids, in the lab for the first time. In a paper published...

Discovery helps improve accuracy of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing

Oct 5, 2017 10:30 am
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Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley and Massachusetts General Hospital have identified a key region within the Cas9 protein that gove...

Scientists discover one of nature's tiniest switches

Oct 1, 2017 2:00 pm
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If the advent of computers launched the Information Age, the ability to engineer tiny machines from molecules could define the coming decades. In a...

Syrian Scientists Find a Way to Use Petroleum-Dwelling Bacteria to Clean Up Oil Contamination

Sep 26, 2017 1:00 pm
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For the purpose of environmental protection, governments and international organizations have enacted strict regulations for controlling the process o...

Could interstellar ice provide the answer to birth of DNA?

Sep 24, 2017 6:00 pm
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Researchers at the University of York have shown that molecules brought to earth in meteorite strikes could potentially be converted into the building...

More efficient use of raw materials with the aid of 'molecular conveyor belts'

Sep 24, 2017 10:30 am
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Making valuable products, such as fuels, synthetic materials or pharmaceuticals, from renewable raw materials is to date not efficient enough beca...

Syrian researchers use date stones to suck up toxic materials!

Sep 13, 2017 3:00 pm
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TO DISCOVER how to use a waste material to clean up hazardous chemicals is a notable achievement. To do so while working in a war zone is doubly impre...

New virtual model reveals details of declining lung function in mice

Aug 31, 2017 2:00 pm
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Scientists have developed a new virtual model of mouse lung function that illuminates the relative importance of different factors that contribute to ...

Killing Bacteria With Light Just Like Vampires!

Aug 30, 2017 11:00 am
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On July 24 Vanderbilt scientist Eric Skaar, Ph.D., MPH, summarized his group's latest paper in a tweet: "If S. aureus is going to drink our b...

Scientists Use Spider Silk In Creating Artificial Cardiac Tissues!

Aug 22, 2017 5:00 pm
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Ever more people are suffering from cardiac insufficiency, despite significant advances in preventing and minimising damage to the heart. The main cau...

New Sweat-Based Biosensor Patients Easy and Comfortable Analysis

Aug 21, 2017 6:00 pm
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Blood is king in the world of Point of Care Testing. But the process of drawing blood is invasive, and it represents a challenge for continuous monito...

Scientists Find Easy and Safe Alternative to Open-Heart Surgerys

Aug 21, 2017 9:00 am
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Heart attack patients can be given regenerative tissue to help them recover, but the current procedure involves open-heart surgery, which is risky for...

Protein that inhibits the development of autoimmune diseases discovered

Aug 19, 2017 2:00 pm
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The immune system protects humans from threats such as, for example, disease-causing bacteria, and cancer as well. Yet if the system malfunctions, it ...

Important Mechanism By Which Our Cells Ensures Having the Right Number of Chromosomes!

Aug 17, 2017 12:00 pm
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Cell division is an essential process in humans, animals and plants as dying or injured cells are replenished throughout life. Cells divide at least a...

A Simple Solution to Get Better Flu Vaccine from Eggs!

Aug 16, 2017 6:00 pm
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Scientists use chicken eggs to grow flu viruses for use in vaccines. However, the flu vaccine is infamous for having questionable effectiveness. Now, ...

Scientists reveal how goldfish make alcohol to survive without oxygen

Aug 14, 2017 6:00 pm
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Scientists at the Universities of Oslo and Liverpool have uncovered the secret behind a goldfish's remarkable ability to produce alcohol as a way ...

Using Silk to Protect Precious Fragile Drugs!

Aug 14, 2017 11:00 am
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Microscopic versions of the cocoons spun by silkworms have been manufactured by a team of researchers. The tiny capsules, which are invisible to the n...

New Technique Offers Testing for Dozens of Pathogens in The Blood Simultaneously

Jul 30, 2017 12:00 pm
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The emergence of new pathogens like West Nile Virus, Ebola, Dengue, and Zika, threaten human health on a global scale. Identification of these pathoge...

A Novel Method Offers Better Antibodies Production

Jul 29, 2017 9:00 am
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An international team of scientists has developed a method to rapidly produce specific human antibodies in the laboratory. The technique, which will b...

Inventing Self-Destructive Materials With Great Potentials!

Jul 25, 2017 5:00 pm
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Materials that assemble themselves and then simply disappear at the end of their lifetime are quite common in nature. Researchers at the Technical Uni...


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