How Water Curbs Appetite

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BioTechniques News The near-simultaneous use of magnetic resonance imaging on the stomach and brain allows researchers to see how the stomach affects the brain’s interpretation of appetite. Learn more… Full BioTechniques Article here Powered by WPeMatico

Microbe Robots

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BioTechniques News Researchers have fused the science behind micro-robotics and microbiology to create a new non-invasive technology that could be used in surgery. Read more… Full BioTechniques Article here Powered by WPeMatico

Double-stranded DNA Meets its Match

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BioTechniques News Given the complexity of the nuclear environment in which DNA resides, it’s hard to imagine how complementary regions find one another during homologous recombination. Now, researchers show that… Full BioTechniques Article here Powered by WPeMatico

BIO Principles Put Patients First

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BIOtech Now Jim Greenwood Patient advocacy organizations play an indispensable role in the biopharmaceutical development process: They help scientists and researchers better understand what it’s like to live with the diseases they’re trying to cure. That’s why BIO and our member companies are deeply committed to meaningful partnerships with patient advocacy organizations as we work […]

Macrophages Induce Antibiotic Resistance

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BioTechniques News New research finds that E. coli grown for generations in the presence of macrophages develop antibiotic resistance even without exposure to antibiotics. Learn more… Full BioTechniques Article here Powered by WPeMatico

To Edit or Not: The NgAgo Story

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BioTechniques News Reports of new genome-editing approaches always receive widespread attention. But in the case of a novel Argonaute-based technique published last spring, the attention has been particularly intense…. Full BioTechniques Article here Powered by WPeMatico

WSJ: A Piece of the Immunotherapy Puzzle Solved

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BIOtech Now Stacey Matusko Just two weeks ago, the New York Times published a series of articles deeming immunotherapy as the future for cancer advances and new life-saving treatments – even though it’s not entirely clear why only some patients have success with the treatments. This week, the Wall Street Journal joined the immunotherapy conversation […]

The Washington Post Unfairly Attacks The Orphan Drug Act

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The Orphan Drug Act has been a tremendous success and addressed a market failure by providing incentives to bring new treatments to those suffering with rare diseases. That’s why I was deeply troubled by Friday’s unfair article in The Washington Post targeting the Orphan Drug Act through selective and unsubstantiated attacks that seem designed to […]

News Beyond the Cell

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We all know cells are fascinating. But so too are invisibility cloaks, 3-D printing, and outer space. This week, we are celebrating science beyond the cell by reporting on the latest news from… Full BioTechniques article here Powered by WPeMatico