Genomic & Biopharma News

ORB Employees Participate in 2019 Martin Luther King Day Event
ORB employees get a rare break from the lab on January 21, 2019. A group of Ocean Ridge Biosciences employees stepped out of the lab on a beautiful South Florida winter day to take part in an event honoring Martin Luther King. We got our hands dirty planting some flowers and shrubs at a local park in Deerfield Beach.
ORB Company News, 2019-01-22 23:24:59

Harnessing the microbiome potential
Spring is underway in parts of the US, and while Florida by no means undergoes the dramatic reappearance of foliage or colorful clumps of daffodils and azaleas, the southern part of the sunshine state experiences its share of spring renewals.  For instance, recently a brood of Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) hatchlings appeared near Ocean Ridge Biosciences' laboratory.
ORB Company Blog, 2017-03-31 21:41:45

Cuttlefish Delay Gratification, a Sign of Smarts
The cephalopods resisted temptation for up to 130 seconds to earn their favorite food, hinting at sophisticated cognitive abilities such as planning for the future.
The Scientist, 2021-03-05 21:52:05

Q&A: "Talk to a Scientist" Webinar Series for Kids
An interactive online forum keeps Indian kids busy with science while they are stuck indoors during the pandemic.
The Scientist, 2021-03-05 21:35:08

Bispecific Antibodies Treat Cancer in Mouse Models
A trio of papers shows that specialized antibodies can direct T cells to destroy cells that display portions of mutant cancer-related proteins, as well as T cells that have become cancerous themselves.
The Scientist, 2021-03-05 20:52:40

Interim Report on Origin of SARS-CoV-2 Scrapped by WHO
Instead, the full report will be available in mid-March.
The Scientist, 2021-03-05 20:30:10

New computerized test can rapidly screen for both dementia and mild cognitive impairment
As the global population ages, the rate of dementia is increasing worldwide. Given that early detection is critical for treatment, effective ways to screen for dementia are a high research priority.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-05 20:09:00

FDA plans to further reduce toxic elements in foods for babies and young children
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration takes exposure to toxic elements, such as arsenic, mercury, cadmium and lead, in the food supply extremely seriously, especially when it comes to protecting the health and safety of the youngest and most vulnerable in the population.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-05 20:02:00

Japanese study shows how heavy snowfall reduces serious road injuries
Heavy snowfall slows things down and makes it harder to get from point A to point B. But snow clouds have a silver lining--heavy snow may prevent serious road injuries and even save lives. How? By getting people off bicycles and switching to safer modes of transport.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-05 19:54:00

How might pharma buddy up with Alexa? Bayer Consumer's first interactive voice ad is food for thought
How might pharma buddy up with Alexa? Bayer Consumer's first interactive voice ad is food for thought bbulik Fri, 03/05/2021 - 14:42
Fierce Pharma, 2021-03-05 19:42:04

After paying $3B to enter orthopedics, Colfax now plans to split itself in 2
After paying $3B to enter orthopedics, Colfax now plans to split itself in 2 chale Fri, 03/05/2021 - 14:32
Fierce Biotech, 2021-03-05 19:32:14