Genomic & Biopharma News

COVID-19: Clinical Pathways to Pandemic Relief
By Graeme Gardner, Ph.D.
ORB Company Blog, 2020-03-26 19:58:16

Researchers identify brain regions involved in seeking information about negative events
The term "doomscrolling" describes the act of endlessly scrolling through bad news on social media and reading every worrisome tidbit that pops up, a habit that unfortunately seems to have become common during the COVID-19 pandemic.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-12 02:00:00

New radiopharmaceutical shows therapeutic efficacy in preclinical model of ovarian cancer
Preclinical trials of a new radiopharmaceutical to treat ovarian cancer have produced successful results, dramatically limiting tumor growth and decreasing tumor mass.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-12 01:50:23

Study elucidates how Omega-3 fatty acids poison tumor cells
So-called "good fatty acids" are essential for human health and much sought after by those who try to eat healthily. Among the Omega-3 fatty acids, DHA or docosahexaenoic acid is crucial to brain function, vision and the regulation of inflammatory phenomena.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-12 01:33:33

Space Biology: A Road to the Moon, Mars, and Beyond
It’s an exciting time in the field of space travel research. In 2019, SpaceX launched its Dragon spacecraft and Boeing launched its CST-100 Starliner. Both are designed to one day carry human passengers to their destination and home again. These launches represent a critical milestone towards NASA’s return to launching American astronauts to space from American soil using American commercial spacecraft.
ORB Company Blog, 2020-02-26 22:19:00

DFG funds four collaborative research centers at Goethe University
Researching intricate geometric and arithmetic objects is the goal of the new Collaborative Research Centre Transregio 326 (TRR 326), coordinated by Goethe University.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-12 01:00:57

‘Cognition IX’ artwork wins Art of Neuroscience competition 2021
The eleventh edition of the Art of Neuroscience competition is won by Yas Crawford, an associate of the Royal Photographic Society and independent artist.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-12 00:52:30

Working spaces and attitudes need to change to attract, retain disabled geoscientists
Inaccessible workplaces, normative departmental cultures and 'ableist' academic systems have all contributed to the continued underrepresentation and exclusion of disabled researchers in the Geosciences, according to an article published today (Thursday 8 June) in Nature Geosciences.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-12 00:46:57

Children of well-educated parents survive more often than others
Every day, around 15000 children under the age of five die from causes that could have been prevented.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-12 00:37:36

Critical requirement of SOS1 RAS-GEF function for mitochondrial dynamics, metabolism, and redox homeostasis

Nature, 2021-06-12 00:00:00

Nobel Laureate Richard Ernst Dies at 87
The chemist refined nuclear magnetic resonance technology, giving rise to the development of MRI.
The Scientist, 2021-06-11 20:53:10