Category: Biology

Checkerspot Closes $5 Million Series Seed Financing
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Checkerspot Closes $5 Million Series Seed Financing

Dr. Andrew Cain McClary and David Greenwood Join Board of Directors

Decoding Human Health: How One Partnership is Bringing Accessibility and Collaboration to Genomic Data Analysis
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Decoding Human Health: How One Partnership is Bringing Accessibility and Collaboration to Genomic Data Analysis

Two U.S. BioTechs partner to unlock more data discovery in genomics, creating first end-to-end analysis engine simplified for researchers

Infection Site Affects How a Virus Spreads Through the Body
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Infection Site Affects How a Virus Spreads Through the Body

Different routes of sexual transmission affect the immune system's response to a virus, shows new study.

New Study Explains How Your Brain Helps You Learn New Skills
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New Study Explains How Your Brain Helps You Learn New Skills

Gladstone scientists show how a type of neuron improves procedural learning.

Uniquely Human DNA Sequences Control Brain Development
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Uniquely Human DNA Sequences Control Brain Development

Scientists examine the fastest changing regions in the human genome to learn how our species evolved.

Researchers Create First Stem Cells Using CRISPR Genome Activation
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Researchers Create First Stem Cells Using CRISPR Genome Activation

Activating a single gene is sufficient to change skin cells into stem cells.

A New Director/A New Direction
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A New Director/A New Direction

Blue-Ray Biotech Unveils a New Gradient PCR Thermal Cycler, TurboCycler 2
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Blue-Ray Biotech Unveils a New Gradient PCR Thermal Cycler, TurboCycler 2

Blue-Ray Biotech Corporation, a professional biotech instrument manufacturer, introduces its new gradient PCR thermal cycler, the TurboCycler 2. Featuring high intuitiveness, high temperature accuracy and uniformity as well as the Wi-Fi option, the TurboCycler 2 is designed to greatly enhance PCR efficiency and accuracy for laboratory researchers.

An Anti-Aging Protein Could Be Targeted to Rejuvenate Immune Cells
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An Anti-Aging Protein Could Be Targeted to Rejuvenate Immune Cells

New study explains what happens when the immune system ages

Blood-Clotting Protein Prevents Repair in the Brain
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Blood-Clotting Protein Prevents Repair in the Brain

Study from the Gladstone Institutes may lead to new treatments for diseases like multiple sclerosis

Strand Life Sciences Announces the Release of Strand NGS v3.1 at ASHG 2017
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Strand Life Sciences Announces the Release of Strand NGS v3.1 at ASHG 2017

Strand NGS now supports large scale RNA- and small-RNA-Seq and Unique Molecular Identifiers (UMIs) for DNA-, RNA-, and small-RNA-Seq.

In the Badlands of Crypto, Doc Curecoin Calmly Shows 4 Aces and Reaches #1 at Stanford University's Folding@Home
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In the Badlands of Crypto, Doc Curecoin Calmly Shows 4 Aces and Reaches #1 at Stanford University's Folding@Home

Doc Curecoin reflects on taking over the #1 spot at Stanford University's Folding@Home (FAH) distributed computing network on August 29, 2017.

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TARA Biosystems Appoints Pharmaceutical Industry Leader, Michael P. Graziano, Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officer

Applies Heart-on-a-chip Biowire™ Technology for Cardiac Disease Drug Discovery

Proteins Linked to HIV Transmission Could Actually Be Beneficial for Reproduction
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Proteins Linked to HIV Transmission Could Actually Be Beneficial for Reproduction

Researchers show that semen amyloids help the human body dispose of excess and defective sperm

New Study Helps Solve a Great Mystery in the Organization of Our DNA
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New Study Helps Solve a Great Mystery in the Organization of Our DNA

Discovery at Gladstone Institutes will help reevaluate the cause of certain cancers and developmental defects

Common Factor Links Neurodegenerative Disease in Young and Old
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Common Factor Links Neurodegenerative Disease in Young and Old

Lipofuscis deposits accumulate in the retina of patients carrying mutations in the progranulin protein linked to neurological diseases.

EyesOnALZ Citizen Science Project to Enlist Millions of PBS Viewers to Fight Alzheimer's
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EyesOnALZ Citizen Science Project to Enlist Millions of PBS Viewers to Fight Alzheimer's

Under embargo until April 6, 2017, 6:00 EST