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Fate offers glimpse at 'natural killer' cell therapy for leukemia

Bio Pharma Dive

The biotech's treatment is part of a wave of new treatments meant to mimic the effects of natural killer cell transplants in leukemia, though analysts remain skeptical

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Thoughts on working with and in the pharma industry

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THOUGHT: I love working in the pharma industry. Yes, I have been critical of the industry because I believe there is too much focus on pleasing Wall Street, yet I believe that there are some really good people starting to climb the ladder and that soon we’ll see some really substantial changes.

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Biogen gene therapy misses goal in eye disease study

Bio Pharma Dive

The results are a setback for Biogen, which spent $800 million two years ago to acquire the treatment's developer, Nightstar Therapeutics

Organic, printable device could restore sight to the blind

Scienmag

‘Artificial retina’ created using a biomedical printing press Credit: University of Sydney A researcher at the University of Sydney is developing a printable device that acts like a retina and could one day restore sight to blind people.

DarshanTalks: How To Build a Trusted Workforce – May 14, 2021

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Using micro-sized cut metal wires, Japanese team forges path to new uses for terahertz waves

Scienmag

Credit: Takehito Suzuki, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Japanese researchers successfully tested reflectionless, highly refractive index metasurface that may eventually be used in practical applications to send, receive, and manipulate light and radio waves in the terahertz waveband (THz).

GSK, CureVac’s next-gen COVID-19 jab generates positive preclinical data

Pharma Times

Vaccine induced strong immune responses in a rat model during preclinical testing

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Alzheimer’s drug designed using Exscientia’s AI technology enters clinic

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Drug candidate is being evaluated for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease psychosis

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Etching process enhances the extraction of hydrogen during water electrolysis

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Credit: The authors Extracting hydrogen from water through electrolysis offers a promising route for increasing the production of hydrogen, a clean and environmentally friendly fuel.

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Researchers develop 3D-printed jelly

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Kinos Medical Merges with restor3d

BioTech 365

Kinos Medical Merges with restor3d Kinos Medical Merges with restor3d DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–#3dprinting–restor3d is pleased to announce an exciting merger with Kinos Medical, a leading total ankle replacement company.

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Commencement of full operation of research data management platform “GakuNin RDM”

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to support management/sharing of research data among Japanese academic institutions nationwide Credit: © National Institute of Informatics NII developed GakuNin RDM in response to the Japanese government’s policy on science and technology, as well as the international trend toward open science.

CORRECTING and REPLACING AbCellera Reports Q1 2021 Business Results

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People at high genetic risk for colorectal cancer benefit more from lifestyle changes

Scienmag

Credit: Vanderbilt University Medical Center People with a high polygenic risk score for colorectal cancer could benefit more at preventing the disease by leading healthy lifestyles than those at lower genetic risk, according to a study by Vanderbilt researchers published in the April issue of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Axonics® Announces Closing of Public Stock Offering and Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Stock

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Axonics® Announces Closing of Public Stock Offering and Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Stock Axonics® Announces Closing of Public Stock Offering and Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Stock IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS

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Terpen-tales: The mystery behind the unique fragrance of the lovely lavender

Scienmag

Scientists explain the genetics of what makes the smell of lavender special Credit: Horticulture Research Even the mention of lavender evokes the distinct fragrance of the flower. This beautiful flower has been used to make perfumes and essential oils since time immemorial.

Quidel’s QuickVue® At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test Now Available for Sale Through Amazon

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New research will improve safety and quality of Heparin

Scienmag

Credit: University of Nottingham A new method to analyse the blood thinning drug Heparin has been developed that can pinpoint contaminants more accurately and quickly, providing greater quality control and safety.

Independent Panel Report Lets WHO off the Hook, Says AHF

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Independent Panel Report Lets WHO off the Hook, Says AHF Independent Panel Report Lets WHO off the Hook, Says AHF LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPPR) issued a report earlier this week with recommendations on … Continue reading → Business Wire

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Researchers develop first-in-class inhibitors against key leukemia protein

Scienmag

Approach opens a new avenue to study the biology of acute leukemia and for the development of new drugs Credit: Grembecka / Cierpicki Labs The protein made by the ASH1L gene plays a key role in the development of acute leukemia, along with other diseases.

Veracyte Announces Data Reinforcing the Diagnostic Performance and Utility of the Envisia Genomic Classifier in ILD Diagnosis

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Veracyte Announces Data Reinforcing the Diagnostic Performance and Utility of the Envisia Genomic Classifier in ILD Diagnosis Veracyte Announces Data Reinforcing the Diagnostic Performance and Utility of the Envisia Genomic Classifier in ILD Diagnosis New findings presented at ATS 2021 … Continue reading → Business Wire

Earth’s oldest minerals date onset of plate tectonics to 3.6 billion years ago

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Ancient zircons from the jack hills of western Australia hone date of an event that was crucial to making the planet hospitable to life Credit: Michael Ackerson, Smithsonian.

Optime Care Calls for Greater Awareness of Hereditary Angioedema, Highlights Patient-First Strategy for Treatment and Optimized Care, Recognizes May 16, hae day :-)

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Optime Care Calls for Greater Awareness of Hereditary Angioedema, Highlights Patient-First Strategy for Treatment and Optimized Care, Recognizes May 16, hae day :-) Optime Care Calls for Greater Awareness of Hereditary Angioedema, Highlights Patient-First Strategy for Treatment and Optimized Care, … Continue reading → Business Wire

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Is the past (and future) there when nobody looks?

Scienmag

Credit: © Aloop, IQOQI-Wien, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften In 1961, the Nobel prize winning theoretical physicist Eugene Wigner proposed what is now known as the Wigner’s friend thought experiment as an extension of the notorious Schroedinger’s cat experiment.

Veracyte Announces Data Showing Percepta Genomic Atlas Detects Gene Alterations Targeted in Lung Cancer Treatment, Using Diagnostic Biopsy

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Veracyte Announces Data Showing Percepta Genomic Atlas Detects Gene Alterations Targeted in Lung Cancer Treatment, Using Diagnostic Biopsy Veracyte Announces Data Showing Percepta Genomic Atlas Detects Gene Alterations Targeted in Lung Cancer Treatment, Using Diagnostic Biopsy SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS

New cellular atlas maps out healthy and cancerous breast tissue

Scienmag

Credit: WEHI, Australia Australian researchers have documented the diversity of cells in the human breast, explaining the relationship between healthy breast cells and breast cancer cells.

Kiromic BioPharma Reports First Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Continued Corporate Progress

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First test of tropical seaweed farming for biofuels production begins off Puerto Rico

Scienmag

Credit: Loretta Roberson, MBL WOODS HOLE, Mass. and La Parguera, P.R. – A team of researchers led by Loretta Roberson of the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, has installed the first seaweed farm in Puerto Rico and U.S. tropical waters.

Savara Announces New Employment Inducement Grant Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

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Savara Announces New Employment Inducement Grant Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4) Savara Announces New Employment Inducement Grant Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4) AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Savara Inc.

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How moths find their flame – genetics of mate attraction discovered

Scienmag

Biologists have discovered the gene controlling the mating preference of male European corn borer moths for the female sex pheromone Credit: Callie Musto, Charles Linn The mysteries of sexual attraction just became a little less mysterious – at least for moths.

Odonate Therapeutics Announces Financial Results for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2021

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Odonate Therapeutics Announces Financial Results for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2021 Odonate Therapeutics Announces Financial Results for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2021 NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Odonate Therapeutics, Inc.

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Herbivores developed powerful jaws to digest tougher plants after the mass extinctions

Scienmag

Credit: James Ormiston Researchers at the University of Bristol found that plant eaters diversified quickly after mass extinctions to eat different kinds of plants, and the ones that were able to chew harsher materials, which reflected the drying conditions of the late Triassic, became the most successful.

Amneal to Virtually Participate at Upcoming Investor Conferences

BioTech 365

Amneal to Virtually Participate at Upcoming Investor Conferences Amneal to Virtually Participate at Upcoming Investor Conferences BRIDGEWATER, N.J.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Cataloging breast cells to find cancer origins

Scienmag

Credit: Camila dos Santos/dos Santos lab, CSHL/2021 What if you could predict which cells might become cancerous? Breast tissue changes dramatically throughout a woman’s life, so finding markers for sudden changes that can lead to cancer is especially difficult.

Ninepoint Partners Returns to the NEO Exchange for Launch of ETFs

BioTech 365

Ninepoint Partners Returns to the NEO Exchange for Launch of ETFs Ninepoint Partners Returns to the NEO Exchange for Launch of ETFs TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$NACO #ETFs—NEO is proud to welcome Ninepoint Partners LP (“Ninepoint”) back to the NEO Exchange, with the … Continue reading → Business Wire

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Building a foundation for high-power tech

Scienmag

Pitt researchers receive $820K from Office of Naval Research for work on ultra-high frequency soft magnet technology Credit: University of Pittsburgh As electrification advancement accelerates and more renewables are integrated into the electric grid, improved power electronics systems are needed to convert AC or DC power into a usable form.