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2014-07-01 08:29:49

New National Survey Shows Only 2 Percent of Consumers Concerned About Consuming Biotech Foods ST. LOUIS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While consumer awareness about biotechnology and GMOs skyrocketed in 2014, only 2 percent of consumers cite GMOs as a barrier to eating foods or beverages, according to the 21st Annual Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition study. At the same time, 57 percent characterize the role of biotechnology as positive or neutral/no opinion based on the survey conducted...

2014-06-30 23:21:10

The Annual BioConference Live Genetics and Genomics Virtual Conference enables participants to connect with experts in their field on August 20-21, 2014. Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 One of the biggest advantages of attending conferences is the ability to network with other’s in your field, especially speakers. BioConference Live Genetics and Genomics offers this on an even greater scale. The largest producer of online-only conferences focused on life sciences and clinical...

2014-06-30 23:16:40

Growing IT services firm selects Timesheet.com to track employee time and capture billable time and project costs Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Upland Software Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise work management applications announced today that growing biotechnology IT services firm, Daybreak Information Technologies has selected the Timesheet.com software due to its ability to automate all processes and eliminate manual entries. Timesheet.com, which is based on the...

2014-06-30 23:15:32

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Biopesticides markets. Global market for Biopesticides is forecast to reach US$6.2 billion by 2020, buoyed by the enactment of stringent government regulations curbing the use of chemical pesticides. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn. – The pressing need to sustainably ramp up crop productivity and quality to meet the needs of the burgeoning global population against the backdrop of shrinking...

2014-06-30 23:14:14

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Cell and Tissue Culture Supplies markets. Global market for Cell and Tissue Culture Supplies is forecast to reach US$6.5 billion by 2020, driven by increased R&D investments in the field of life sciences and biotechnology and expanding application areas. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn. – The cell culture and tissue market has undergone significant changes and developments over the past...

2014-06-30 23:06:39

$2 Million Round Will Power Continued Growth Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Pasadena Angels and Wasatch Microfluidics today announced that Wasatch had closed a $2 million funding round from existing investors and Kirk Ririe, founder of BioFire Diagnostics. The funding will be used to expand sales and marketing activity. Wasatch’s product package, which groups early stage antibodies, is already being sold to major pharmaceutical companies. Josh Eckman, the company’s CEO...

2014-06-30 15:18:06

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Cell's unique mutations used to trace history back to its origins in the embryo Researchers have developed new methods to trace the life history of individual cells back to their origins in the fertilized egg. By looking at the copy of the human genome present in healthy cells, they were able to build a picture of each cell's development from the early embryo on its journey to become part of an adult organ. During the life of an individual, all cells...

2014-06-30 12:31:47

DUBLIN, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7k9qdg/synthetic_biology) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Synthetic Biology (Synthetic DNA, Synthetic Genes, Synthetic Cells, XNA, Chassis Organisms, DNA Synthesis, Oligonucleotide Synthesis) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Synthetic biology is a synergistic combination of biology and...

Human gastrointestinal cells
2014-06-30 09:12:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Type 1 diabetes is caused by the body's immune system attacking its own natural insulin-producing cells to the point where the body cannot properly regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have been pursuing therapies that could “re-train” the body’s other cells to produce the proper amount of insulin necessary. Now, researchers from Columbia University Medical Center have announced the ability to convert cells in the human...

The ‘Melissa Loop’: Closing The Recycling Circle
2014-06-30 03:52:03

ESA The International Space Station welcomes up to eight supply vessels a year bringing oxygen, water and food for the six astronauts continuously circling our planet. Building, launching, docking and unloading these spacecraft is costly and time-consuming – is there a better way? Many mission designers dream of crewed spacecraft that require no resupplies. A vehicle that indefinitely recycles astronaut waste such as exhaled carbon dioxide and urine and turns it into fresh oxygen and...


Latest biotechnology Reference Libraries

GloFish
2013-10-03 10:12:03

The GloFish is a patented and trademarked brand of genetically modified fluorescent fish. Various GloFish are currently on the market. Zebrafish were the first GloFish that were available within pet stores and are now sold in bright green, red, orange-yellow, blue, and purple fluorescent colors. Recently, Electric Green, Sunburst Orange, and Moonrise Pink colored tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi) and Electric Green tiger barb (Puntius tetrazona) have been incorporated to the lineup. Although not...

Flavr Savr
2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

Knockout Mouse
2013-10-02 11:52:01

A Knockout Mouse is a genetically engineered mouse in which researchers have inactivated, or “knocked out,” an existing gene by replacing it or disrupting it with an artificial piece of DNA. The loss of gene activity frequently causes changes in a mouse’s phenotype, which includes appearance, behavior, or other apparent and biochemical characteristics. Knockout mice are significant animal models for studying the role of genes which have been sequenced but whose functions haven’t...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry
2012-06-04 19:33:04

Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry is a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1979 under the title Journal of Applied Biochemistry and published by Academic Press. It assumed its present title in 1986 and publication was taken over by Portland Press in 1993. It is now published bimonthly by Wiley-Blackwell (since 2011). It is the official journal of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The journal publishes scholarly Articles and Reviews relating to...

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