Biotechnology

Unique immune-focused AI model creates largest library of inter-cellular communications

5 hours ago   |   Phys.org

New data published in Nature Biotechnology, represents the largest ever analysis of immune cell signaling research, mapping more than 3,000 previously unlisted cellular...
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Addgene keeps flow of CRISPR plasmids fast and affordable

6 hours ago   |   Phys.org

As a key global enabler of the revolutionary genome editing technology known as CRISPR, the nonprofit organization Addgene has made available more than 100,000 CRISPR plasmids...
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Rewiring plant defence genes to reduce crop waste

6 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Plants can be genetically rewired to resist the devastating effects of disease-significantly reducing crop waste worldwide-according to new research into synthetic biology by...
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New DNA synthesis technique promises rapid, high-fidelity DNA printing

7 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have invented a new way to synthesize DNA that promises to be easier and faster...
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Japan, SKorea ban Canadian wheat imports over bioengineered plants

8 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The world's sixth largest wheat producer sought to reassure trading partners on Monday that genetically modified wheat plants discovered on an Alberta farm were few and posed...
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Investigators say DNA database can be goldmine for old cases

2 days ago   |   Phys.org

A microscopic thread of DNA evidence in a public genealogy database led California authorities to declare this spring they had caught the Golden State Killer, the rapist and...
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Critical plant gene takes unexpected detour that could boost biofuel yields

3 days ago   |   Phys.org

For decades, biologists have believed a key enzyme in plants had one function-produce amino acids, which are vital to plant survival and also essential to human diets.
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Minimalist biostructures designed to create nanomaterials

3 days ago   |   Phys.org

Researchers of the Institute of Biotechnology and Biomedicine have generated four peptides, molecules smaller than proteins, capable of self-assembling in a controlled manner...
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New type of photosynthesis discovered

4 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   3 articles

The discovery changes our understanding of the basic mechanism of photosynthesis and should rewrite the textbooks.
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Non-coding DNA changes the genitals you're born with

4 days ago   |   Phys.org

Male mice grow ovaries instead of testes if they are missing a small region of DNA that doesn't contain any genes, finds a new paper published in Science.
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