What's New in the Global Bio Sector
|May 24, 2013||Toronto artist Franke James says Harper government monitored her climate change artwork|
|May 24, 2013||Toronto artist says Harper government monitored her climate change artwork|
|May 24, 2013||Ag players find Kazakhstan, Russia open for business|
|May 24, 2013||CFIA considers application for reduced lignin engineered alfalfa|
|May 24, 2013||Calcium, Fish Oil, B Vitamins Could Extend Your Life|
Nutritional supplements and vitamins are an increasingly popular way for people to ensure their bodies get the nutrition they need, even if their diets are less than perfect.
|May 24, 2013||McMillan: U.S. farmers plant corn at breakneck pace|
|May 24, 2013||NSERC awards for 80 McMaster researchers|
|May 24, 2013||Biofuels' Environmental Benefits Are Growing, BIO Tells House Energy & Commerce Committee|
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today submitted comments in response to the House Energy & Commerce Committee’s third white paper on the Renewable Fuel Standard, “Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Other Environmental Impacts.
|May 24, 2013||Multiple research teams unable to confirm high-profile Alzheimer's study|
Teams of highly respected Alzheimer's researchers failed to replicate what appeared to be breakthrough results for the treatment of this brain disease when they were published last year in the journal Science.
|May 24, 2013||Beef producer symposium slated for Banff in June|
|May 24, 2013||Artificial forest converts sunlight into energy, research claims|
|May 24, 2013||Studies Question Potential Alzheimer's Treatment|
Last year scientists reported that a skin cancer drug appeared to reverse the effects of an Alzheimer's-like disease in mice. But four studies out this week in Science question the original results.
|May 24, 2013||Top-class biofuel from the depths of the forest|
However, the energy industry will not act until the price is right. We have all seen it when we walk in the forest after the lumberjacks have been there.
|May 24, 2013||Proteins in Migration|
In Parkinson's disease, the protein "alpha-synuclein" aggregates and accumulates within neurons. Specific areas of the brain become progressively affected as the disease develops and advances. The mechanism underlying this pathological progression is poorly understood but could result from spreading
|May 24, 2013||Attractive flax prices may hike acres|
|May 24, 2013||Caribou Decline in Kimmirut|
|May 24, 2013||Hexafluoropropylene (HFP) (CAS 116-15-4) Market Discussed in Discounted BAC Report Now Available at MarketPublishers.com|
Hexafluoropropylene (HFP) (CAS 116-15-4) Market Discussed in Discounted BAC Report Now Available at MarketPublishers.com What does the market for hexafluoropropylene (CAS 116-15-4) look like? What are the main application areas of the product? How should hexafluoropropylene be handled, stored and t
|May 24, 2013||Ultrashort laser pulses squeezed out of graphene|
Experiments suggest that the carbon sheets can produce beams in broad range of colours.
|May 24, 2013||Calcium supplements could help women live longer, study finds|
|May 24, 2013||Toronto’s works to save its postcard views|
|May 24, 2013||Toronto works to save its postcard views|
|May 24, 2013||EPA Biofuel Pathways and Petitions: Failure to Launch?|
|May 24, 2013||A new strategy required in the search for Alzheimer's drugs?|
May 24, 2013 In the search for medication against Alzheimer's disease, scientists have focused on -- among other factors -- drugs that can break down Amyloid beta (A-beta).
|May 24, 2013||A Big Week for Biomass Thermal, Biogas|
There were two particular industry news items that really stood out to me this week in the biomass thermal and biogas sectors. The first is a bill proposed by Sen.
|May 24, 2013||Wheat research aims to develop high yield varieties|
|May 24, 2013||Anti-science Conservatives? It sure looks that way judging by research funding|
|May 24, 2013||Durum prices expected to dip with increased prairie acreages|
|May 24, 2013||Skin cancer drug could help Alzheimer's patients|
A drug used to treat a type of skin cancer may reverse memory problems in mice with Alzheimer's Disease. Researchers tested the drug Bexarotene on mice that had gene mutations similar to humans with Alzheimer's Disease.
|May 24, 2013||P.E.I. potato growers embrace sustainable nutrient management|
|May 24, 2013||Scouting Canola Fields|
|May 24, 2013||Defective cellular waste removal explains why Gaucher patients often develop Parkinson's disease|
Gaucher disease causes debilitating and sometimes fatal neurodegeneration in early childhood. Recent studies have uncovered a link between the mutations responsible for Gaucher disease and an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease later in life.
|May 24, 2013||RSM BIO-BLITZ SURVEY LIKELY TO DISCOVER NEW SPECIES IN SASKATCHEWAN|
|May 24, 2013||New requirements for working in Saskatchewan’s public forests|
|May 24, 2013||Can Kevin Gausman Surpass Dylan Bundy as Baltimore Orioles Long-Term Ace?|
Kevin Gausman wasn’t particularly successful in his Baltimore Orioles debut (via MLB.com), but with electric stuff that rivals Dylan Bundy‘s, it’s worth exploring whether or not he is better suited to serve as the team’s long-term ace.
|May 24, 2013||Proteins in migration: New animal model provides important clues on mechanisms of Parkinson's disease|
|May 24, 2013||Brazil Announces Funding for a Second Round of Multidisciplinary Research Centers|
The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) has launched a second round of Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers (RIDCs) in Brazil. The 17 new, multidisciplinary centers will receive a total of $680 million over 11 years for basic research, technology transfer initiatives, and outreach in a
|May 24, 2013||Bobby Womack Cancels Show Due To Illness!|
Just when we thought Bobby Womack was going to be okay for a while after his early on-set Alzheimer's was announced a few months ago, we're hearing that he's canceled a show due to being sick.
|May 24, 2013||ECN, Royal Dahlman, sign gasification technology licence deal|
A gasification technology developed by the Energy Research Center of the Netherlands will be applied on a global scale in the new few years, as ECN has signed a license agreement with Dutch company Royal Dahlman.
|May 24, 2013||Cinnamon May Prevent Alzheimer's Disease, University of California, Santa Barbara Study|
Staying up-to-date has never been simpler. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today! Cinnamon: Can the red-brown spice with the unmistakable fragrance and variety of uses offer an important benefit? The common baking spice might hold the key to delaying the onset of -- or warding off -- the e
|May 24, 2013||Alternative Fuels Americas Successfully Completes Jatropha Trials in Florida|
Hollywood, FL—Alternative Fuels Americas, Inc. (AFAI) announced May 22 that it has successfully completed research trials targeting Jatropha trees as a feedstock source for profitably produced, sustainable biodiesel, and is moving to establish above ground oil fields in Central America as a staged e
Last updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012