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One giant LEAP for regenerative medicine

Exopharm has finalised testing for its disruptive LEAP technology, taking a further step in bringing extracellular vesicles as an acellular therapy to treat patients with...

Life Scientist 12 January, 2018

Gas-sensing, ingestible capsules pass human trials

Researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne have developed an ingestible capsule that detects and measures gut gases — hydrogen, carbon dioxides and oxygen — in...

Life Scientist 10 January, 2018

Atomic structure revealed for blood flow-regulating protein

US scientists have revealed for the first time the atomic-level structure of a promising drug target for conditions such as stroke and traumatic brain injury, with the...

Life Scientist 22 December, 2017

Modified gene-editing technique reverses disease without cutting DNA

Californian researchers have developed a modified CRISPR-Cas9 technique that alters the activity, rather than the underlying sequence, of disease-associated genes.

Life Scientist 21 December, 2017

Bacteria genomes hold blueprints for anticancer drugs

US scientists have 'mined' the information stored in bacteria genomes, which they suggest hold the blueprints for designing new, effective cancer-targeting compounds.

Life Scientist 20 December, 2017

Biotechnology
Printed medication: the future of pharmaceuticals

Printed medication: the future of pharmaceuticals

US scientists have developed technology that can print pure, ultraprecise doses of drugs onto a wide variety of surfaces, in a breakthrough that...

Article 03 October, 2017
Health & Medical
Rare diseases and the power of precision medicine

Rare diseases and the power of precision medicine

When molecular biologists Steve Wilton and Sue Fletcher first started exploring dystrophin exon skipping for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD),...

Article 15 December, 2017
Life Sciences
Stem cell reprogramming mystery close to being solved

Stem cell reprogramming mystery close to being solved

Australian researchers have discovered new evidence in the decade-long mystery concerning stem cell reprogramming — a process by which cells...

Article 14 December, 2017
Molecular Biology
Modified gene-editing technique reverses disease without cutting DNA

Modified gene-editing technique reverses disease without cutting DNA

Californian researchers have developed a modified CRISPR-Cas9 technique that alters the activity, rather than the underlying sequence, of...

Article 21 December, 2017
Lab Technology
Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

The winning entries in the 2015 national iAwards have brought a range of benefits to a variety of sectors — with the health sector being no...

Article 09 September, 2015
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