Biology News

New algorithm to improve the efficiency of synthetic biology experiments

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have created a new tool that adapts machine learning algorithms to the needs of...

Bioinformatics research to generate 3D images of the human genome

Innovative bioinformatics studies conducted by researchers at the University of Miami, USA, combine cutting-edge computer science techniques with leading biomedical technologies to help scientists...

The age of digitised biology

Digitised biology, an integrated Pre-Pilot Plant facility, and a Biofoundry are some of the key drivers in The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability’s...

Developing a computational auditory model

Professor Masashi Unoki, from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, discusses his work on developing a computational model of the auditory system. The...

Digital biology: bio-manufactured protein-based products

More data-driven approaches, an integrated Pre-Pilot Plant facility, and a Biofoundry are some of the key drivers in the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for...

Scientists reprogramme ancient enzyme for sustainable biotechnology

A team of researchers led by Uppsala University, Sweden, have resurrected and reprogrammed an ancient enzyme that can be used to develop sustainable biotechnologies. The...

Why cold-adapted enzymes lose functionality at room temperature

New research conducted at Uppsala University, could explain why cold-adapted enzymes experience extreme functionality loss at room temperature. Using large-scale computations, Uppsala University researchers have...

Exchanging genes for the first time using CRISPR/Cas technology

For the first time, a team of researchers have not only exchange single genes but recombined entire chromosomes with...

Harvesting mammalian cells with only one filter per batch

Dr Mueller (DrM), Switzerland, manufactures innovative filters that can tackle large batch sizes and cell concentrations in the production of biologics. As the biologics industry...

Antimicrobial coating reduces spread of salmonella and listeria by 99.9%

Scientists have created a water-resistant antimicrobial coating that, when applied to surfaces that are regularly in contact with food, reduces the spread of salmonella...

The importance of international collaboration in times of global crisis

Many scientists have received funding to solve issues associated with the recent COVID-19 pandemic, a large portion of the funding has been provided by...

Capturing complex and emergent properties in molecular biology

Meet NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering – a paradigm shift focusing on molecular factories, cellular systems and the improvement of health. The National Centres of Competence...

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