The Scilligence Weekly Issue No. 15

News Using cultured mouse embryonic stem cells, researchers at Boston University produced thyroid cells, which may be used as a base model for studying the possible causes of thyroid diseases. Read Article Cambridge-based Moderna Therapeutics gives insight into new drugs and vaccines they are currently developing. Read Article Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have created...
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The Scilligence Weekly Issue No. 14

News A new synthetic system may allow the programming of cell phones and other microelectronic devices to identify and treat disease. Read Article Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered a peptide that doubles the effect time of the Wet AMD drug. The new discovery will increase the quality of life for patients by reducing the number of required injections. Read Article NIH funds researc...
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The Scilligence Weekly Issue No. 13

This week’s roundup of science news and local job openings. News 🍅 Scientists have found how plants make cholesterol. The research conducted on tomatoes can provide a pathway to new discoveries in synthetic biology. Read Article Hair follicles may be the secret to reducing scar tissue. Growing hair follicles contain proteins that can develop the fat cells that fibrous tissue lacks. Re...
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The Scilligence Weekly Issue No. 10

This week’s roundup of featured news and opportunities. Featured Articles A team of engineers and wildlife biologists use the mantis shrimp’s impressive eyesight as a model for research and development of polarization cameras that will help diagnose and remove cancerous tumors. Read Article Recent heterochronic parabiosis study gives researchers new insight about old and young blood transf...
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