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A Hydrogel That Knows When To Go
2014-05-08 03:13:48

[ Watch The Video: New Hydrogel Serves As Bioscaffold To Regrow Bones ] Mike Williams, Rice University Rice University bioscaffold material degrades as bone grows to replace it Rice University bioengineers have created a hydrogel that instantly turns from liquid to semisolid at close to body temperature – and then degrades at precisely the right pace. The gel shows potential as a bioscaffold to support the regrowth of bone and other three-dimensional tissues in a...

2014-04-23 16:29:03

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Bioinformatics in IVD Testing http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/bioinformatics_ivd_testing_1.html Computer diagnostics could offer opportunity for clinical laboratory professionals to add value to clinicians in diagnosing diseases. IT companies in collaboration with test vendors are developing computer software that complements the skills of human test...

2014-04-17 23:13:33

Simply Eight® LLC announced today all four of their products – two chewy granola bars and two cookies - have now received the Non-GMO Project Verified Seal. Kalamazoo, Michigan (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Simply Eight®, a Michigan-based company dedicated to simple foods, is pleased to announce that they have received the official Non-GMO Project Verified seal on their remaining three food products - Real Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies, Real Chocolate Chip Chewy Granola Bars...

2014-04-11 12:23:57

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists reported today the first human recipients of laboratory-grown vaginal organs. A research team led by Anthony Atala, M.D., director of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's Institute for Regenerative Medicine, describes in the Lancet long-term success in four teenage girls who received vaginal organs that were engineered with their own cells. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111114/DC06171LOGO "This pilot...

Bacterial ‘FM Radio’ Developed By Researchers
2014-04-10 13:46:36

By Kim McDonald, UC San Diego Programming living cells offers the prospect of harnessing sophisticated biological machinery for transformative applications in energy, agriculture, water remediation and medicine.  Inspired by engineering, researchers in the emerging field of synthetic biology have designed a tool box of small genetic components that act as intracellular switches, logic gates, counters and oscillators. But scientists have found it difficult to wire the components...

2014-04-08 23:27:12

ALO Drink, the #1 ready-to-drink aloe vera beverage in the U.S. grocery channel, has announced its entire line of aloe vera beverages are now Non-GMO Project Verified. This verification makes ALO Drink the first in its category to receive the respected verification. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 ALO Drink, the #1 ready-to-drink aloe vera beverage in the U.S. grocery channel, has announced its entire line of aloe vera beverages are now Non-GMO Project Verified. This verification...

2014-03-31 23:32:42

A new white paper from METTLER TOLEDO explores how inline monitoring techniques and simplified spectroscopy calibration can help maximize yield, batch-to-batch reproducibility, and economics of bioproducts as demand for them continues to increase. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to present a new installment in its white paper series on in situ spectroscopy applications. The paper, entitled “Understand and Control Bioprocesses: In Situ Analysis for Fermentation...

2014-03-29 23:04:06

On April 9, noted biomedical researcher Stephen C. Cowin will describe a promising model for studying nutrient transport from the vascular system to bone tissue, transport that has a direct bearing on the prevention of bone loss. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Preventing bone deterioration is a critical aspect of combating osteoporosis, improving bone implants, and even making long-term space flight possible, such as voyages to Mars and beyond. On April 9, noted biomedical researcher...

2014-03-26 23:27:06

Just in time for Earth Month, Natural Merchants announces the Non-GMO Project Verification of its core portfolio wines. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Just in time for Earth Month, Natural Merchants, LLC, based in Grants Pass, OR and Cartagena, Spain, announces the Non-GMO Project Verification of its core portfolio wines, the first wines imported from Europe to obtain the verification. Sponsored by the Non-GMO Project, the Non-GMO Challenge encourages consumers to make a...

2014-03-25 23:28:44

Symbient's internal rapid-prototyping capabilities will allow PKC to reduce development time of the platform by 75% compared to industry standard practices. Vista, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Symbient Product Development has been selected by Pharmaco-Kinesis Corporation (PKC) to develop a compact, production-ready fluidic platform for their Metronomic Bio-Feedback Pump (MBP). The MBP is a development-stage implantable device that monitors and delivers metered quantities of chemotherapy...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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