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Image of the Day:Microbes on Fake Mars

By simulating the structure and composition of Mars's rocky materials, scientists observe how the metal-eating, extreme environment-inhabiting microbe Metallosphaera sedula could alter extraterrestrial environments.

Generic drugmaker Amneal to buy Impax Labs

Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC is buying peer Impax Laboratories Inc in an all-stock deal as it looks to add heft to its generics business and gain an edge in a tough drug pricing environment. The deal comes at a time when speedy aprovals of generic drugs by U.S. regulators has ratcheted up competition in the sector, mounting pressure on smaller generic drug makers such as Impax that lack bargaining p...

Art and Biology Meet at Nonhuman Networks Exhibition in Berlin

The exhibition Nonhuman Networks at Art Laboratory Berlin invites us to connect with other organisms and rethink our relationship with the environment. For those of us living in the Western world, our whole culture seems to revolve almost exclusively around ... This awesome article Art and Biology Meet at Nonhuman Networks Exhibition in Berlin appeared first on Be kind and don't copy...

Riffyn Introduces First-of-Kind Scientific Development Environment to Address $100B of Lost Productivity in Scientific R&D

The post Riffyn Introduces First-of-Kind Scientific Development Environment to Address $100B of Lost Productivity in Scientific R&D appeared first on SynBioBeta.

Do the portraits hanging in medical schools hurt women and minorities?

Our powerful subconscious minds are processing information that we don’t even realize we are taking in, so to achieve gender equity we must actively uncover things that are unintentionally promoting stereotypes. For example, we know that if we want to promote a gender equitable environment that putting portraits of men on the walls of the […]

Here’s what Dr. Seuss can teach real doctors about burnout

While driving home from a weekend trip, my children were watching The Lorax in the backseat, and I couldn’t help but think how acutely applicable its theme is to the current state of medicine in America. Just as seemingly small changes in the name of “progress” slowly altered the environment in The Lorax, a handful […]

INFOGRAPHIC | New Report from Delos: Health, Well-being, and the Evolution of ESG

SOURCE: Delos DESCRIPTION:A growing number of studies show that office space design can significantly impact employee health, cognitive function and overall satisfaction. What does this mean for the investor? Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) corporate reports are used by investors to obtain non-financial information that helps inform their long-term investing strategy. Yet these report...

MilliporeSigma Opens Burlington, MA, Campus

MilliporeSigma has opened its new Life Sciences Center in Burlington, MA, a campus designed to function as a regional collaboration hub for the North American life science business of Merck KGaA. Nearly 1000 employees are based at the 280,000-square-foot campus, which contains a customer collaboration laboratory and training center as well as office space. The building is intended to serve as ...

Making the Most of a High-deductible Plan Environment

It was just in one summer month, but Bluffton Okatie Surgery Center in Bluffton, SC, logged a cash collection rate of 100.2%.

Gala Global Inc. Subsidiary Controlled Environment Genomics Inc. Partners with Dr. Katrina Cornish To Apply To The Ohio State University Industrial SEED Grant Partnership Program Through OASSRDC, Proposing The Use of CEG Inc., Patent Pending Digital Genom

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gala Global, Inc. (OTC:GLAG), a publicly-traded development firm specializing in equity investments, debt financing and mergers and acquisitions in the biotech industry, subsidiary Controlled Environment Genomics Inc., an Akron, Ohio based start-up biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of computer controlled digital...

Autism: Inheritance vs. Environment

High genetic and low environmental factors were found in a population-based model that unfortunately could not test gene X environment interactions.

New MCO-170AICD Expands IncuSafe Incubator Range to Fit Every Lab’s Needs

Options in top quality CO2 incubation have never been more abundant with the introduction of a new, IncuSafe CO2 Incubator with from Panasonic. Incorporating a range of capacities and cutting edge technologies, there is now an IncuSafe CO2 Incubator to suit every laboratory’s needs. Combining advanced technology, unique design features and high-quality engineering, IncuSafe CO2 Incubators p...

Tetra Bio-Pharma Engages In Innovative Air Analysis And Development Of Specific Air Cleaning Devices With AES Environment For The Commercialization Of PPP001 And For Marijuana Consumer Market

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This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around The Web (Through September 30)

AUGMENTED REALITY ZED Mini Turns Rift and Vive Into an AR Headset From the Future Ben Lang | Road to VR “When attached, the camera provides stereo pass-through video and real-time depth and environment mapping, turning the headsets into dev kits emulating the capabilities of high-end AR headsets of the future. The ZED Mini will […]

How to Manage Greenhouse Pests

In my last article I introduced what it takes to work in a greenhouse. While for the most part it is a pretty simple work environment, there is one aspect that warrants a more in-depth discussion: greenhouse pests. It doesn’t matter if the pest is an insect, virus, or bacteria, it can very quickly bring… The post How to Manage Greenhouse Pests appeared first on Bitesize Bio.

Clonal diversity and detection of carbapenem resistance encoding genes among multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates recovered from patients and environment in two intensive care units in a Moroccan hospital

Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii has recently been defined by the World Health Organization as a critical pathogen. The aim of this study was to compare clonal diversity and carbapenemase-encoding gen...

Global and Regional Zinc Sulfide Market Research Report 2017 [Report Updated: 11092017] Prices from USD $3500

SummaryZinc sulfide is a yellowishwhite powder in a liquid, insoluble in water and denser than water. Primary hazard is to the environment. Immediate steps should be taken to limit spread to the environment. Easily penetrates the soil to contaminate groundwater and nearby waterways.Market Segment as follows:By Region AsiaPacific North America Europe South America Middle East Africa...

EYP Contributes to SHINE Program Created Through the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

As part of a commitment to enhancing global well-being, EYP Architecture and Engineering has announced its participation in the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE) program, a program at the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The Center identifies innovations that ca...

Viewpoint: Meatless meat could be next environment-saving breakthrough

Process Ready Ultrasonic Flowmeter

Designed to IP65 standards the Process Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter from Titan Enterprises is built for use in demanding process and control environments.  Durably constructed from 316 stainless steel and PEEK, and incorporating proprietary ultrasonic flowmeter technology, the Process Atrato offers reduced cost of ownership compared to existing flow measurement devices used in the process...

SLIDESHOW: Shoppers Drug Mart debuts aging-focused Wellwise pilot

David SalazarThe Wellwise by Shoppers Drug Mart pilot focuses on giving patients control over the way they age in an environment that it said eschews the clinical experience of DME stores for a focus on aging gracefully.  read more

As Nigeria assures no GMO corn imported, environment minister embraces biotech

New Gas Ramping Function Enables World’s First in Vitro Reproduction of Ischaemia/Reperfusion Conditions in a Microplate Reader

BMG LABTECH reports successful development of new technology within the MetaCell-TM project BMG LABTECH developed a new gas ramping function that can fully manipulate the environment within a microplate reader, by mimicking in vitro hypoxia and ischaemia/reperfusion. Equipped with this unique feature, the CLARIOstar® with Atmospheric Control Unit (ACU) is the first plate reader...

Nanomaterial Wrap for Improved Tissue Imaging

Researchers at Tokai University describe in Advanced Materials how wrapping biological tissue in a nanosheet of a particular organic material results in high-quality microscopy images.  Application of the wrap prevents the sample from drying out, and hence from shrinking, enabling larger image-recording times. In order to fully understand how biological cells function, it is important to be ...

VIDEO: This is why science loves twins

Watch and test how identical twins grow and age, and you have the best natural experiment for separating the contributions of our genes and our environment.

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