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2014-07-20 23:01:05

Global Synthetic Biology Market 2014-2018: a new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texa (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 There is growing demand for GM crops in the Agriculture industry across the world. Synthetic biology can also be used to develop crops with desirable traits such as salt-tolerance, drought-tolerance, and pest-resistance. The use of synthetic biology technologies facilitates the designing of GM crops with entirely new metabolic pathways, physiological...

2014-07-19 23:02:39

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) published today in the international journal Science a draft sequence of the bread wheat genome. The chromosome-based draft provides new insight into the structure, organization, and evolution of the large, complex genome of the world’s most widely grown cereal crop. Bethesda, Maryland, USA (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 The genetic blueprint is an invaluable resource to plant science researchers and breeders. For the first time, they...

2014-07-18 23:04:03

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Bioinformatics” market as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries and markets. The soon to be released report identifies rising government funding in research and development, advancements in the field of genomics, and breakthrough technologies in drug discovery initiatives as primary growth drivers in the market. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA is pleased to announce...

2014-07-18 23:02:44

Asia is poised to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period owing to support provided by foreign countries for enhancing forensics and DNA profiling services (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/human-identification-market-100607777.html). (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The “Human Identification Market by Technology (Next Generation Sequencing, Rapid DNA Analysis, Capillary Electrophoresis, PCR), Application (Forensics, Paternity Testing), DNA Amplification, Quantification,...

2014-07-18 08:24:31

Last step before full genome sequence. BETHESDA, Md., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) published today in the international journal Science a draft sequence of the bread wheat genome. The chromosome-based draft provides new insight into the structure, organization, and evolution of the large, complex genome of the world's most widely grown cereal crop. The genetic blueprint is an invaluable resource to plant science...

wheat genome draft sequence
2014-07-18 06:07:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An international team of researchers has successfully completed the chromosome-based draft of the bread wheat genome, giving them the first-ever genetic blueprint of the crop grown on over 500 million acres worldwide and used to produce nearly 700 million tons of food annually. The group, which is known as the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC), managed to produce an ordered draft sequence of the 17-gigabase...

2014-07-17 08:28:51

Led by Qualcomm, Gregory Lucier Makes First Investment after Leading Life Technologies SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edico Genome announced today that it has raised $10 million in a Series A financing to commercialize its DRAGEN(TM) Bio-IT Processor, the world's first next-generation sequencing bioinformatics application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC). The financing was led by Qualcomm Incorporated, through its venture investment group, Qualcomm Ventures, and included...

2014-07-16 08:27:59

Irys System will be available through MDxK for South Korea and Millennium Science for Australia and New Zealand SAN DIEGO, SEOUL, South Korea and MELBOURNE, Australia, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNano Genomics announced today the selection of two new distributors, MDxK and Millennium Science, for the Irys(TM )System in the Asia-Pacific region. Based in Seoul, MDxK is one of the premier life science instrumentation distributors for Korea and has already sold the first system to...

Researchers Identify Disease That May Have Plagued 700-year-old Skeleton
2014-07-15 03:40:49

American Society for Microbiology European researchers have recovered a genome of the bacterium Brucella melitensis from a 700-year-old skeleton found in the ruins of a Medieval Italian village. Reporting this week in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology, the authors describe using a technique called shotgun metagenomics to sequence DNA from a calcified nodule in the pelvic region of a middle-aged male skeleton excavated from the settlement of...

2014-07-14 23:03:17

Dr. Carol Isaacson Barash is leading a provocative panel in discussing “Cluster Innovations in Personalized Medicine” at the CONVERGE: Innovation Meets Health Care conference on July 15, 2014. Dr. Barash and fellow panelists will discuss the confluence of innovations that are converging to advance the pace of personalized medicine. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Dr. Carol Isaacson Barash is leading a provocative panel in discussing “Cluster Innovations in Personalized Medicine”...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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