Genomic & Biopharma News

Oil droplets from cooking contributes to indoor air pollution finds study
A team of researchers from the Texas Tech University and Utah State University were looking at the properties of the oil droplets that are released when cooking takes place on an open frying pan with oil and found that these oil droplets could contribute significantly to indoor air pollution.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-20 04:11:00

Australian government urged to sue tobacco companies
First it was Canada and now Australian state and federal governments are being urged to go ahead and sue to tobacco companies. Billions of dollars are being spent in treating tobacco-related diseases and ailments of the general public and some of it could be compensated this way feel experts.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-20 04:03:24

Johnson & Johnson beauty challenge crowdsources new skincare tech
Calling all digital entrepreneurs: Johnson & Johnson is looking for creative tech skincare solutions in its Digital Beauty QuickFire Challenge. The contest runs through Jan. 19, with entries expected to address skin health management, skincare personalization and even technology that could improve skin health in the face of harder-to-treat issues such as acne and eczema.
Fierce Pharma, 2017-11-20 03:32:59

Palm Beach Post: ORB Leaves Palm Beach County for New Lab Space
David Willoughby lives in Palm Beach Gardens and, until recently, worked there too. But the owner of Ocean Ridge Biosciences wanted to expand, and he couldn't find suitable space in northern Palm Beach County. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 15:35:33

Pregnant mother in a coma wakes three months after delivery
A 33 years old woman from Victoria developed a severe case of influenza A or flu in August this year during her pregnancy with her first child. She developed severe complications from the flu and went into a coma and was placed at the intensive care unit at Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-20 01:08:13

Heart break could lead to severe and long term heart damage
Heart break is actually damaging for the heart finds a new study. Researchers have found that persons undergoing a heart break could suffer from damages to the heart that is similar to heart attacks.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-20 01:05:00

Amish people live longer due to mutation in blood clotting gene
Scientists have stumbled upon a genetic mutation that is found among the Indiana Amish community people that leads to impaired or defective blood clotting but predicts a longer life span for them. The study was published this week in Science Advances.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-20 00:27:24

Pelican Newspaper: Gene profiling at Ocean Ridge Biosciences to unlock mysteries of the human body
Identifying the markers for pancreatic cancer may have happened here in a 5,400 square foot facility where scientists routinely practice next generation RNA profiling and biomarker discovery. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-11-25 18:55:37

Gene editing within a living person for the first time
Genetic editing has been performed in the laboratory until now. Living cells within Petri-dishes have been put under the microscope while gene editing tools such as CRISPR were used to cut, nick and replace parts of the DNA or genome that is defective with bits of DNA that is correct in its sequence. Now doctors in California have attempted to edit cells within a living person.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-20 00:19:13

mRNAs containing NMD-competent premature termination codons are stabilized and translated under UPF1 depletion

Nature, 2017-11-20 00:00:00

Genome-wide identification of long non-coding RNA genes and their association with insecticide resistance and metamorphosis in diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella

Nature, 2017-11-20 00:00:00