DataCloud Raises $4M to Guide Miners' Drilling, Blasting Decisions

DATACLOUD RAISES $4M TO GUIDE MINERS' DRILLING, BLASTING DECISIONS

DataCloud , a developer of sensors and software to help guide mine operators' decision-making around drilling and blasting, has raised...

Cover Image, Volume 86, Issue 12

COVER IMAGE, VOLUME 86, ISSUE 12

Obverse Cover: The cover image is based on the Research Article β‐Strand twisting/bending in soluble and transmembrane β‐barrel structures...

 
 
 
Tracking Melanoma to Discover New Hope for Patients

TRACKING MELANOMA TO DISCOVER NEW HOPE FOR PATIENTS

This story starts with melanoma. The name of this cancer tells us it grows from skin cells called melanocytes. When these cells break,...

A Sweet Sequence: Sugarcane Genome Assembly After Five-Year Collaborative Effort

A SWEET SEQUENCE: SUGARCANE GENOME ASSEMBLY AFTER FIVE-YEAR COLLABORATIVE EFFORT

It took nearly 20 years until the technology was right, and five years of hard graft by more than 100 scientists from 16 institutions,...

 
 
 
Can Certain Medical Treatments “Seed” Alzheimer's Disease?

CAN CERTAIN MEDICAL TREATMENTS “SEED” ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE?

A re-opened case from the history of medicine suggests that “seeds” of a protein that aggregates in the brains of people with Alzheimer's...

Inside Front Cover: Biotechnology Journal 12/2018

INSIDE FRONT COVER: BIOTECHNOLOGY JOURNAL 12/2018

The description of our cover and the work it represents is as follows: A bacterial P450 is artificially‐assembled with multiple ferredoxin...

 
 
 
Interactive Map Displays Strength of Industry's National Footprint

INTERACTIVE MAP DISPLAYS STRENGTH OF INDUSTRY'S NATIONAL FOOTPRINT

BIO's biennial economic development and jobs report focuses on the economic progress and national footprint of the bioscience industry....

Eli Lilly Partners with AC Immune on Tau Blockers for Alzheimer's

ELI LILLY PARTNERS WITH AC IMMUNE ON TAU BLOCKERS FOR ALZHEIMER'S

There's at least one major pharmaceutical company that isn't giving up yet on finding an Alzheimer's disease drug. Eli Lilly is pairing...

 
 
 
HubSpot Wants to Stoke Innovation With $30M Corporate Venture Fund

HUBSPOT WANTS TO STOKE INNOVATION WITH $30M CORPORATE VENTURE FUND

Hubspot is launching a $30 million corporate venture capital fund to invest in promising startups that can boost its marketing platform....

 
 
 

HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TUTOR/TEACHING ASSISTANT

Biotech Partners is an award-winning non-profit organization that coordinates a comprehensive hands-on science-based education and...

ACCELERATE SCIENCE! JOIN QUARTZY AS A BD ASSOCIATE

Quartzy is looking for a Business Development Associate to help us build a strong market position by locating, developing, negotiating,...

 
 
 

PLANTS AS ANTIFUNGAL FACTORIES

Researchers have developed a biotechnological tool to produce, in a very efficient manner, antifungal proteins in the leaves of the...

IN SILICO-DESIGNED LIGNIN PEROXIDASE FROM PHANEROCHAETE CHRYSOSPORIUM SHOWS ENHANCED ACID STABILITY FOR DEPOLYMERIZATION OF LIGNIN

The lignin peroxidase isozyme H8 from the white-rot fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium demonstrates a high redox potential and can...

 
 
 

EFFECTS OF POLYAMINES ON THE ULTRAFILTRATION OF PLASMID DNA

It is well established that the structure of plasmid DNA is a strong function of solution ionic conditions due to changes in intramolecular...

NOVO TAPS E-THERAPEUTICS FOR DIABETES TARGET DISCOVERY DRIVE

Novo Nordisk has enlisted e-therapeutics to support target discovery efforts at its recently opened research center in Oxford, U.K....

 
 
 

INCREASING THE ACCURACY OF PROTEIN LOOP STRUCTURE PREDICTION WITH EVOLUTIONARY CONSTRAINTS

AbstractMotivationAccurate prediction of loop structures remains challenging. This is especially true for long loops where the large...

Targeted PacBio Sequencing Adds to Scientific Arsenal in Evolutionary Arms Race

TARGETED PACBIO SEQUENCING ADDS TO SCIENTIFIC ARSENAL IN EVOLUTIONARY ARMS RACE

Cotton crops the world over have benefited from the pest-killing protein from Bacillus thuringiensis , first used in sprays and then,...

 
 
 

ALIGNMENT-FREE GENOME COMPARISON ENABLES ACCURATE GEOGRAPHIC SOURCING OF WHITE OAK DNA

Abstract Background The application of genomic data and bioinformatics for the identification of restricted or illegally-sourced natural...

USING KINECT TO CLASSIFY PARKINSON'S DISEASE STAGES RELATED TO SEVERITY OF GAIT IMPAIRMENT

Abstract Background Parkinson's Disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disease associated with motor problems such as gait impairment....