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How CRISPR proteins find their target

How CRISPR proteins find their target

Jul 27, 2017 United States
Researchers have discovered how Cas1-Cas2, the proteins responsible for the ability of the CRISPR immune system in bacteria to adapt to new viral infections, identify the site in the genome where they insert viral DNA so they can recognize it later and mount an attack.
Upconverted light has a bright future

Upconverted light has a bright future

Jul 25, 2017 United States
A professor's method to "upconvert" light could make solar cells more efficient and disease-targeting nanoparticles more effective.
Skin vaccination with microneedle patch

Skin vaccination with microneedle patch

Jul 24, 2017 United States
A boosting skin vaccination with a biodegradable microneedle patch and protein constructed from sequences of influenza virus subtypes could improve the effectiveness of conventional influenza vaccines.
Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator clinical trial

Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator clinical trial

Jul 19, 2017 United States
Clinical trial to investigate the safety and effectiveness of the Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator (PoNS™) device for the rehabilitation of chronic balance deficits caused by mild-to-moderate Traumatic Brain Injury.
$1 million to fund bioelectronic medicine research in diabetes

$1 million to fund bioelectronic medicine research in diabetes

Jul 18, 2017 United States
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research received a $1 million gift from The Knapp Family Foundation to launch a four-year research program that uses bioelectronic medicine to treat the disease.
Webinar Thursday 27 July - Introduction to 3D Bioprinting

Webinar Thursday 27 July - Introduction to 3D Bioprinting

Jul 14, 2017
IDTechEx is hosting a free webinar on Thursday 27 July on Introduction to 3D Bioprinting
Personalized cancer vaccine

Personalized cancer vaccine

Jul 14, 2017 United States
A personal cancer treatment vaccine that targets distinctive "neoantigens" on tumor cells has been shown to stimulate a potent, safe, and highly specific immune anti-tumor response in melanoma patients.
Towards a high-resolution, implantable neural interface

Towards a high-resolution, implantable neural interface

Jul 12, 2017 United States
The goal of The Neural Engineering System Design program is developing an implantable system able to provide precision communication between the brain and the digital world.
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Highlights from TERMIS-EU 2017

Highlights from TERMIS-EU 2017

Jul 11, 2017
IDTechEx analyst Dr Nadia Tsao presents highlights from the European Chapter meeting of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society.
Strategic drug discovery collaboration

Strategic drug discovery collaboration

Jul 10, 2017 United Kingdom
Exscientia has entered into a strategic drug discovery collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline.
Controlling single brain chemical may help expand window for learning

Controlling single brain chemical may help expand window for learning

Jul 7, 2017 United States
Scientists have discovered that curtailing activity of the neuromodulator adenosine extends the critical period of auditory learning in mice and offers promising results for humans.