Recent Articles

April 9, 2014 11:05 am
Takeharu Nagai, Ph.D., Osaka University, Japan
The world’s brightest luminescent protein, a discovery dubbed the “Nano-lantern,” is lighting up the future of in vivo imaging– without the use of external light. This could benefit more advanced applications, such as high-throughput drug screening and single-cell tracking in live animals and plants.
March 4, 2014 3:56 pm
Kevin Munnelly, CEO, Gen9
With the biopharmaceutical market valued at $70 billion and counting, scientists need every improvement they can get to design and develop these drugs faster and more accurately. A novel technology that will bring synthetic biology to industrial scale promises to dramatically enhance the development pipeline.
March 4, 2014 3:47 pm
Cynthia Fox, Science Editor
In the deadliest breast cancers, a protein driving inflammation fails to shut down, prompting increases in cancer stem cells, according to new research. This new link gives researchers a new potential target for treating triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). The research indicates that drugs that should potentially be tried on breast cancer patients in clinical trial include over-the-counter anti-inflammatories like aspirin and Naproxen.
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