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2011-08-12 12:01:15

Significant differences in metabolites between men and women lead researchers to propose gender-specific treatment for some diseases Analyses of the metabolic profile of blood serum have revealed significant differences in metabolites between men and women. In a study to be published on August 11 in the open-access journal PLoS Genetics, scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum Mnchen have concluded that there is a need for gender-specific therapies. Gender-specific therapies may be required for...

2011-08-01 19:54:28

In the wake of last year's creation of the first self-replicating cell with a synthetic genome "“ which was quickly followed by a request from President Barack Obama for a report by the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues "“ a series of essays in the Hastings Center Report examines the social challenges that synthetic biology presents. Among the authors is the chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, who discusses its report...

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2011-07-31 07:22:28

Salk Institute and Dana Farber Cancer Institute researchers contribute to production of largest-ever map of plant protein interactions Science usually progresses in small steps, but on rare occasions, a new combination of research expertise and cutting-edge technology produces a 'great leap forward.' An international team of scientists, whose senior investigators include Salk Institute plant biologist Joseph Ecker, report one such leap in the July 29, 2011 issue of Science. They describe...

2011-07-25 17:23:00

MAHWAH, N.J., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heartland Bridge Capital (OTCBB:HLBC) announced that it has signed a term sheet to make an investment in HepatoChem Inc. HepatoChem, headquartered in Cambridge, MA, offers pharmaceutical and biotech companies reliable and efficient access to small molecule metabolites. HepatoChem's innovative technology uses biomimetic catalysts to mimic the metabolic function of the liver. This unique technology, developed in collaboration with Professor John...

2011-07-25 08:00:00

ATLANTA, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today unveiled new technology solutions for increasing clinical laboratory efficiencies including the first CE Marked LC/MS/MS integrated solution for the quantification of everolimus (Certican®). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110707/NE31586LOGO ) Being displayed in Waters booth #3136 are these exciting new products. MassTrak(TM) Online Solid Phase Extraction Analyzer providing...

2011-06-28 00:00:31

Fluorescent Black, a wildly popular science fiction comic printed first as a periodical in Heavy Metal Magazine and later as a collected novel, will now be released in European territories, in three different languages: Spanish, French and English. French printer Bragelonne and Spanish printer Norma Editorial will be releasing the books in October of 2011. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 Fluorescent Black, a wildly popular science fiction comic printed first as a periodical in Heavy...

2011-06-10 07:30:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Technologies Corporation has signed an exclusive license agreement for novel technology that enables synthetic biologists to effectively program and control the genetic circuitry in engineered pathways and organisms. This technology, discovered by the inventors while at Martin-Luther-Universitat Halle-Wittenberg in Germany, provides the ability to target and regulate expression within the genome and will enable researchers to more...

2011-06-06 07:30:00

DENVER, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today announced it has entered into a non-exclusive co-marketing and reselling agreement with PREMIER Biosoft International (Palo Alto, CA) to advance lipidomics research. Waters will offer PREMIER Biosoft's SimLipid® informatics platform for sale with Waters® ACQUITY UPLC® and high-resolution, exact mass SYNAPT® and XEVO® mass...

2011-05-25 14:44:55

Cutting-edge 'Omics' tools transform skin and hair biology to illuminate new pathways to advanced beauty and grooming innovation Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) today unveiled its pioneering efforts in the breakthrough field of 'Omics' that is set to solve the molecular puzzles of beauty and leapfrog innovations in this space. Twenty-one years after the start of the Human Genome Project in 1990, the science of genomics has come of age and led to a new era of 'Omics'-based research. This...

2011-05-18 13:18:48

Cell signaling networks tied to diabetes and cancer Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of California-San Diego School of Medicine have published a study that offers a new understanding of a protein critical to physiological processes involved in major diseases such as diabetes and cancer. This work could help scientists design drugs to battle these disorders. The article was deemed a "Paper of the Week" by and will be on the cover of the...


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