Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a new approach to alter the function of RNA in living cells by designing molecules that recognize and disable RNA targets. As a proof of principle, in the new study the team designed a molecule that disabled the RNA causing myotonic dystrophy.
Recent PostsWednesday, October 07, 2015
Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Develop Novel Theoretical Approach to Reduce Antibiotic Resistance
It is estimated that each year in the United States 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to one or more types of antibiotics, and at least 23,000 people will die because of these infections. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Dr. Daniel Yeh and the creators of the NEWgenerator, which turns waste into Nutrient fertilizers, renewable Energy and clean Water, will see their device head to India later this month. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Biscayne Pharmaceuticals Merges With Insero Health, Adding Clinical-Stage Novel Epilepsy Program And Other CNS Assets
Biscayne Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for cancer and other conditions based on growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) analogs, today announced that it has merged with Insero Health, a developer of novel treatments for epilepsy, pain and other central nervous system (CNS) disorders. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Two UCF professors are involved in two spacecraft missions NASA is considering that could take flight as early as 2020. Five proposed space missions would study Venus, near-Earth objects and a variety of asteroids and comets. Each mission team will receive $3 million and have a year to get their proposals ready for a final round of review. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, October 06, 2015
A new study found that a nutrient-rich, balanced diet is beneficial to corals during stressful thermal events. The research led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and the Centre Scientifique de Monaco concluded that the particular nutrient balance in seawater is what matters most. ..Read More ⇒
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