New book on restriction enzymes from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

Credit: Courtesy of Bayer. Cold Spring Harbor, NY– Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (CSHLP) announced the release of Restriction Enzymes: A History, available on its website in...

This Biotech Turns Paper Waste into Biogas Using Enzymes

In sunny Turkey, the company Episome Biotech is developing a fermentation technique that digests paper waste and turns it into useful products such as biogas, biofuel, and fertilizer. Mission: To transform paper waste from garbage...

Advance in breakthrough cancer treatment eliminates serious side effects

An advance in the breakthrough cancer treatment known as CAR T-cell therapy appears to eliminate its severe side effects, making the treatment safer and potentially available in outpatient settings, a new USC study shows. "This...

Can Anti-Aging Research Keep Us Healthy in the Long Run?

Searching for the fountain of eternal youth has been the dream of humanity for millennia. While this is still in the realms of science fiction, anti-aging companies are hoping to tackle aging-related diseases by...

Some Versions of the Longevity Gene Are Spryer Than Others

Different animal species drink from different fountains of youth, which flow with waters of different potency. That’s the gist of a new study of the SIRT6 protein, which is encoded by the so-called longevity...

An Earth Day demand for biotechnology – Alliance for Science

How can agricultural biotechnology help save the planet?That question was the focus of a Tweet “thunderclap” chat hosted by the Nigeria Alliance for Science to mark yesterday’s celebration of Earth Day. Conducted under the...

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