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sustainable biotechnology

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...
cold-adapted enzymes

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...
CRISPR Cas technology

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 the CRISPR/Cas technology. As reported in...
mammalian cells

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

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...
International collaboration

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...
molecular biology

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...
microbial electrochemical technologies

Optimising microbial electrochemical technologies in the real world

The International Society for Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology aims to find solutions to overcome the challenges that have been preventing the implementation of METs...
Stem cell production

Stem cell production: boosting applications in cellular and gene therapy

The Stem Cell Engineering Research Group, Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences, focuses on the development of cell production systems for the ex-vivo expansion on...
blue-green algae produce oil

Researchers have discovered that blue-green algae can produce oil

A study conducted by the University of Bonn, Germany, has shown that cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, can produce oil. Until now, it was believed that...
Researchers develop low-cost cell free biotechnology

Researchers develop low-cost cell-free biotechnology

Researchers have developed a low-cost approach to improving cell-free biotechnology’s utility for bio-manufacturing and portability for field applications. A team of researchers at California Polytechnic...
What are the driving factors behind the synthetic biology market?

What are the driving factors behind the synthetic biology market?

The synthetic biology market valuation hit $4.96bn in 2018 and is projected to gain CAGR of 26.3% during 2019–2027. According to a report by Transparency...
nutrition science

Advancing nutrition science: innovation and collaboration

We spoke to the President of The Nutrition Society, Professor Julie Lovegrove, about the importance of nutrition science. The Nutrition Society was established in 1941....
denovoSkin

Automated tissue therapy for burn victims

Innovation News Network speaks to CUTISS’ CEO, Dr Daniela Marino about their plans for the next financing round for automated tissue therapies. Skin is the...

Zellweger UK: A glimmer of hope

Peroxisome biogenesis disorders in the Zellweger spectrum (PBD-ZSD) are a heterogeneous group of genetic disorders caused by mutations in PEX genes responsible for normal...

Chronic hepatitis B remains a global health problem

Re-designing the hepatitis B vaccine: helping WHO achieve one of the 2030 elimination targets as Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) remains a global health problem. According...
Exploring different imaging technologies for prostate cancer

Exploring different imaging technologies for prostate cancer

Did you know that estimates from published studies indicate that 50% of men older than 50 years of age have prostate cancer? Learn more...
The E-MRS: supporting materials science & engineering in Europe

The E-MRS: supporting materials science & engineering in Europe

Most of the problems facing the world, such as energy supply and health, will be solved only by breakthroughs in materials science: meet the...
Microphysiological systems: advancing drug and biological therapies discovery|Horizon Europe: open to the world|Mucopolysaccharidoses: future therapies and perspectives

Microphysiological systems: advancing drug and biological therapies discovery

In recent years, drug discovery has been impaired by the lack of predictive models; microphysiological systems represent an excellent solution. How many of the thousands...
ras aquaculture

The bacteria which will help RAS aquaculture fulfil its potential

Nova Q sees predictability in water treatment as being of core importance to the future success of RAS aquaculture. In the opening comments to RAS-Tec,...

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