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Synthetic biology approaches to improving immunotherapy
Synthetic biology approaches to improving immunotherapyThe AACR 2018 Meeting in Chicago is ending today and has featured the major new results in cancer treatment and immunotherapy treatments in particular. Immunotherapy, the use of the patient's own immune system to attack their cancer, has become a hot area ...read more
Source: Medical Xpress
Published on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:20:00 GMT
Molecular machines and the place of physics in the biology curriculum
Molecular machines and the place of physics in the biology curriculumThe other day, through no fault of my own, I found myself looking at the courses required by our molecular biology undergraduate degree program. I discovered a requirement for a 5 credit hour physics course, and a recommendation that this course be taken ...read more
Source: PLOS BLOGS
Published on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:27:00 GMT
George Oster, pioneer in applying mathematics to biology, dies at 77
George Oster, pioneer in applying mathematics to biology, dies at 77George Oster, a professor emeritus of environmental science, policy and management at the UC Berkeley and a pioneer in applying mathematics and physics to understanding biology, in particular biological machines and the shapes of organisms, died April 15 ...read more
Source: Berkeley University of California
Published on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:21:00 GMT
On the Origins of Modern Biology and the Fantastic: Part 2 – Wells and Mendel
On the Origins of Modern Biology and the Fantastic: Part 2 – Wells and MendelScience and science fiction are indelibly intertwined, each inspiring the other since their modern birth in the Victorian Era. Good science fiction, like a sound scientific theory, involves thorough worldbuilding avoids logical inconsistencies, and ...read more
Source: Tor.com
Published on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Global synthetic biology tools market explored in latest research
Global synthetic biology tools market explored in latest researchThe global Synthetic Biology Tools market is valued at USD XX million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2018 and 2025 Geographically, this report is segmented into several key Regions, with ...read more
Source: WhaTech
Published on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:25:00 GMT
BRIEF-Anhui Fengyuan Pharmaceutical to set up biology JV with registered capital of 8.3 mln yuan
BRIEF-Anhui Fengyuan Pharmaceutical to set up biology JV with registered capital of 8.3 mln yuan* Says it will set up a Hefei-based biology JV with registered capital of 8.3 million yuan and hold 60 percent stake in the JVread more
Source: Reuters
Published on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:55:00 GMT
Integrative biology, computer science and sociology majors have lowest GPA
Integrative biology, computer science and sociology majors have lowest GPAThe UC Berkeley Office of Planning and Analysis, or OPA, recently released a database that lists student GPAs by major since 2007, revealing a trend of undergraduate grade deflation across a number of humanities and STEM departments. The database, which ...read more
Source: The Daily Californian
Published on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:06:00 GMT
Jeff Biology Teacher Joe Ruhl Introduces Students to Charles Darwin
Jeff Biology Teacher Joe Ruhl Introduces Students to Charles DarwinJeff Biology Teacher Joe Ruhl Introduces Students to Charles Darwin Biology teacher Joe Ruhl dresses in costume as Charles Darwin as he introduces his students to Darwin's study of evolution Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Lafayette Jeff. Check out this story ...read more
Source: Journal & Courier
Published on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:03:00 GMT
BRIEF-Tecon Biology's 2017 Net Profit Up 3.7 Percent Y/Y At 407.1 Million Yuan
BRIEF-Tecon Biology's 2017 Net Profit Up 3.7 Percent Y/Y At 407.1 Million YuanApril 20 (Reuters) - Tecon Biology Co Ltd: * SAYS 2017 NET PROFIT UP 3.7 PERCENT Y/Y AT 407.1 MILLION YUAN ($64.71 million) Source text in Chinese: bit.ly/2qOhnHl Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.2907 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong ...read more
Source: Reuters
Published on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:20:00 GMT
Research details developments in the synthetic biology tools industry
Research details developments in the synthetic biology tools industryThe report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The Synthetic Biology Tools market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends ...read more
Source: WhaTech
Published on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 02:24:00 GMT