Genomic & Biopharma News

What Scientists Learned by Putting Octopuses in MRI Machines
The size and complexity of cephalopod brain structures differ depending on the habitats the creatures occupy, a study finds.
The Scientist, 2022-01-20 17:11:08

Discovery illuminates a blueprint to develop new antibiotics for killing bacteria
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 2.8 million Americans experience antibiotic-resistant infections each year; more than 35,000 die from those infections.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2022-01-20 17:07:50

Acutus Medical plans cost-cutting layoffs despite doubling revenue in 2021
Acutus Medical plans cost-cutting layoffs despite doubling revenue in 2021 apark Thu, 01/20/2022 - 11:55
Fierce Biotech, 2022-01-20 16:55:30

Could Dad’s Mitochondrial DNA Benefit Hybrids?
Studies have found that organisms can inherit mitochondria from male parents in rare instances, and both theoretical and experimental work hint that this biparental inheritance is more than just a fluke.
The Scientist, 2022-01-20 16:17:34

Blueprint promotes two more execs to C-suite as it looks to realize Ayvakit's potential
Blueprint promotes two more execs to C-suite as it looks to realize Ayvakit's potential kdunleavy Thu, 01/20/2022 - 11:12
Fierce Pharma, 2022-01-20 16:12:39

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

Could heart rate be a risk factor for dementia?
In this interview, we speak to Dr. Yume Imahori about her latest research which looks at whether heart rate could be used as an early risk factor for dementia.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2022-01-20 16:04:43

Researchers explore furin inhibitors as a potential tool for treating COVID-19 infection
A new study suggests that coronaviruses such as SARS-CoV-2 depend on a furin cleavage site between the S1/S2 subunits to enhance viral infectivity.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2022-01-20 15:43:00

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

Super-resolution microscope maker Oni nabs $75M for US expansion
Super-resolution microscope maker Oni nabs $75M for US expansion chale Thu, 01/20/2022 - 10:30
Fierce Biotech, 2022-01-20 15:30:23

Senators request FTC investigation into 'unfair, deceptive and harmful' COVID test price gouging
Senators request FTC investigation into 'unfair, deceptive and harmful' COVID test price gouging apark Thu, 01/20/2022 - 10:00
Fierce Biotech, 2022-01-20 15:00:27