Researchers use nanopore technique to detect biomarkers of disease

Adam Hall, Ph.D., isn’t kidding when he says the research he does is on a very small scale. But he is understating things more than just a little. …read more

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How the smallest bacterial pathogens outwit host immune defenses by stealth mechanisms

Despite their relatively small genome, mycoplasmas can cause persistent and difficult-to-treat infections in humans and animals. A study has shown how mycoplasmas escape the immune response. Mycoplasmas ‘mask’ themselves: They use their small genome in a clever way and compensate for the loss of an enzyme that is important for this process. This could beContinue Reading

Chromosomes may be knotted

Little is known about the structures of our genetic material, chromosomes, which consist of long strings that — according to our experience — should be likely to become knotted. However, up to now it has not been possible to study this experimentally. Researchers have now found that chromosomes may indeed be knotted. …read more Source::Continue Reading

A great place to do great things: Developing game-changing technology at Abbott

A great place to do great things: Developing game-changing technology at Abbott

Science has spoken: Abbott (NYSE: ABT) is, again, among the best science-based companies to work for in the world. For the 14th year, the journal Science today recognized Abbott on its Top Employers list, which is based on an evaluation of 23 characteristics including financial strength, easy adaptation to change, and a research-driven environment. …readContinue Reading

Medicines Discovery Catapult, ANTRUK start antibiotics project

A new research project has begun at Warwick University striving to tackle antimicrobial resistance, one of the fastest growing health problems around the globe. …read more Source:: Medicines Discovery Catapult, ANTRUK start antibiotics project       Continue Reading

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