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Friday 15th February 2019

Study fails to link phthalates and increased breast cancer risk

In the largest study to date on phthalates and postmenopausal breast cancer, a University of Massachusetts Amherst cancer epidemiology researcher found no association between breast cancer risk and exposure to the plasticizing and solvent chemicals used in such common products as shampoo, makeup, vi...

Fierce competition between the human immune system and bacterial pathogens

Cell biologists from the University of Konstanz shed light on a recent evolutionary process in the human immune system and publish their findings in the scientific journal “Current Biology”. Facilitated by public genome data this work provides evidence that genetic alterations in the receptor molecu...

Thursday 14th February 2019

First-hand expertise at the biggest ever analytica Vietnam

analytica Vietnam 2019 in Ho Chi Minh City will be celebrating not just its tenth anniversary but also its biggest trade fair event yet. Approximately 130 exhibitors from 15 countries will be on show in the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) from April 3 to 5, 2019. The exhibition area h...

How sleep strengthens the immune system

Getting enough sleep is vital to supporting our immune system in fighting off pathogens – so much is common knowledge. But what we don't know is how exactly sleep affects certain immune functions. Scientists at the University of Tübingen and the University of Lübeck have now discovered a new mechani...

Viral decoys - how the Ebola virus leads the immune system astray

A research team from Tübingen and Göttingen has described in the journal Cell Reports a new mechanism how the Ebola virus escapes the immune system. The virus causes infected cells to release decoys that inactivate neutralizing antibodies and prevent immune cells from releasing important messenger m...

Evonik invests in start-ups

Evonik has launched its second venture capital fund with a volume of €150 million, more than doubling the amount under management to €250 million. The new fund will help secure access to disruptive technologies and innovative business models as well as supporting Evonik’s digital transformation and ...

How proteins become embedded in a cell membrane

Many proteins with important biological functions are embedded in a biomembrane in the cells of humans and other living organisms. But how do they get in there in the first place? Researchers in the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering at ETH Zurich investigated the matter. Nearly a thir...

Wednesday 13th February 2019

Identifying brain protein crucial to recovery from stroke

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a stroke and available therapies, such as clot busting drugs or clot removal devices, are focused on limiting the extent of brain damage. Now, research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System ...

Investigating cell stress for better health - and better beer

Human beings are not the only ones who suffer from stress - even microorganisms can be affected. Now, researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have devised a new method to study how single biological cells react to stressful situations. Understanding these responses could help dev...

Machine learning to identify source of Salmonella

A team of scientists led by researchers at the University of Georgia Center for Food Safety in Griffin has developed a machine-learning approach that could lead to quicker identification of the animal source of certain Salmonella outbreaks. In the research, Xiangyu Deng and his colleagues used more ...

Tuesday 12th February 2019

Andrew Alliance and Sartorius collaborate to provide software-connected pipettes

Andrew Alliance S.A. and Sartorius announced the launch of the Andrew Alliance Pipette+ system, which uniquely provides both full traceability and improved repeatability in manual pipetting for life science laboratories. Andrew Alliance, the robotics company with an innovative approach to liquid han...

Monday 11th February 2019

New 'chemical noses' to rid the environment of industrial pollutants

Scientists from five European countries have joined forces to develop next-generation 'chemical noses' to remove industrial pollutants from the environment. The European Commission allocated 2.9 million euros to finance the Horizon2020 FET-OPEN project INITIO that will bring together researchers fro...

Combinig diabetes drug and immunotherapy against breast cancer

MYC, a gene with high cancer-initiating potential, is overexpressed in over 40% of breast cancers. While MYC programs breast cancer cells to build more macromolecules (anabolic metabolism) it also creates a metabolic vulnerability by making them more sensitive to a type of cell death known as apopto...

How safe is graphene?

Graphene is considered one of the most interesting and versatile materials of our time. The application possibilities inspire both research and industry. But are products containing graphene also safe for humans and the environment? A comprehensive review, developed as part of the European graphene ...

Friday 8th February 2019

Antibiotic development increased, but insufficient

While the pipeline of new antibiotics has improved over the past six years, momentum in the development of new infection-fighting agents remains inadequate and could take a significant downturn without new incentives, a report shows. The report, an update of progress toward the Infectious Diseases S...

Producing polymer structures faster – two processes in one machine

Either fast or precise – both cannot be achieved in the production of the finest polymer structures with the laser. Or maybe they can? Combining stereolithography and multiphoton polymerization should make it possible: Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT are developing a ...

Thursday 7th February 2019

Merck to Expand US Biopharmaceutical R&D Facility

Merck announced a $70 million investment to expand its state of the art research and development (R&D) facility in Billerica, Massachusetts. The new building will span 145,000 square feet, offering new laboratory and collaborative working space to accommodate approximately 400 new and current R&D em...

Merck Named a Global Top Employer

Merck announced it has been named one of only 14 global employers of choice by the Top Employers Institute. The annual Global Top Employer certification recognizes companies that have shown excellence in people practices and structures worldwide. Merck has been awarded this certification for the thi...

Intuition and failure as valuable ingredients in chemical research

Researchers from the lab of NCCR MARVEL's deputy director Berend Smit and colleagues have developed a methodology for collecting the lessons learned from partially failed trials and incorrect hypotheses -- the experiments that didn't work. The researchers used machine learning to capture chemical in...

Wednesday 6th February 2019

It's all in the code

Today, thousands of databases with biological data are publicly available. They include data on gene and protein sequences and detailed measurements of different cellular parameters, such as the exact quantities of all proteins produced and degraded by a given cell in various experimental conditions...

Tuesday 5th February 2019

Natural substance as alternative to controversial glyphosate?

Researchers at the University of Tübingen have discovered a natural substance that could compete with the controversial herbicide glyphosate: The newly discovered sugar molecule synthesized from cyanobacteria inhibits the growth of various microorganisms and plants but is harmless to humans and anim...

Monday 4th February 2019

Polymer puts new medical solutions within reach

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How Type 1 Diabetes Gradually Destroys Insulin Production

Using the new Imaging Mass Cytometry method, Zurich researchers have investigated the pancreas of healthy organ donors and those with type 1 diabetes. The study shows that many beta cells, which normally produce insulin, are still present in the early stages of the disease, but look very different. ...

Friday 1st February 2019

Beckman Coulter strenghtens laboratory automation business

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences announced its acquisition of Labcyte, a privately held, acoustic liquid handling company based in San Jose, California. Labcyte is best known for its Echo® acoustic droplet ejection technology, which uses sound waves to transfer tiny amounts of liquid with unequalled s...

High-Tech Gründerfonds launches HTGF Academy for its startup portfolio

At the High-Tech Partnering Conference, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) officially announced the launch of its HTGF Academy. The experience gained through 14 years of seed investment has shown that certain issues often arise for many startups. The offer of the HTGF Academy is exactly tailored to these...


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