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April 13, 2014

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11:15 PM | This month in 1917: A tale of two Mercks
US enters World War I severing ties between Merck & Co and its German parent
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5:36 PM | Studio: è autentico il Vangelo moglie di Gesù
I ricercatori avrebbero confermato che il Vangelo “moglie di Gesù” (Gospel of Jesus’s Wife) è autentico. si tratta di un piccolo papiro, di soli 4 cm x 9 cm, sottoposto negli ultimi due anni ad un gran numero di test…Read more →
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8:40 AM | Primordial Human Embryonic Germ Cells
Embryonic germ cells are pluripotent cells that originated from the early germ cells that are responsible for the formation of sperm and egg cells. Rethinking Germ Cells | Video Embryonic germ cells are believed to mimic the properties of embryonic stem cells. Germ cells are essentially very specialized cells that are crucial in reproduction. Cells […] The post Primordial Human Embryonic Germ Cells appeared first on Regeneration Center of Thailand.

April 12, 2014

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12:48 PM | The Perfect 46 - Trailer
The Perfect 46 - Trailer from Clindar on Vimeo. Trailer for the independent science fiction drama The Perfect 46. Screening at the Newport Beach Film Festival April 26th.

April 11, 2014

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6:32 PM | Heartbleed security issues, we’re ok
We’ve been tracking the concerns about the Heartbleed security issues, as has everyone with an internet login anywhere. And the actual depth of the issue continues to be discussed and disputed. Also XKCD: Lucid, short explanation of "Heartbleed" from xkcd. http://t.co/mzY4O5iZvC — Alan Dove (@alandove) April 11, 2014 Most people who read our blog, or […]
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3:05 PM | SmartFlower: il fotovoltaico innovativo integrato nell’ambiente al Fuorisalone 2014 (video)
Tra i nuovi sistemi di generazione fotovoltaica spicca la soluzione proposta da Vp Solar, dal nome SmartFlower (video in fondo all’articolo). Si tratta di un semplice ma innovativo quanto originale impianto fotovoltaico ad isola avente la forma di un fiore…Read more →
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2:24 PM | Il Vlt dell’Eso scopre anello cosmico con diamante
Il Very Large Telescope dell’Eso (Osservatorio europeo australe) ha rilevato nello spazio un anello cosmico a 1.500 anni luce dalla Terra. Fin qui nessuna sorpresa se non fosse che lo speciale anello brilla come se avesse un diamante grazie ad…Read more →
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1:26 PM | Right Turn: Bringing stem cells to (fictional) life
> I’ve been thinking a fair bit about the “personalities” of stem cells in recent weeks — specifically, the characteristics of stem cells that might translate into a persona or a fictional character of some sort. It’s with good reason, of course: The Stem Cell Network is in the process of creating a traveling science...Read more
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1:08 PM | Friday SNPpets
Welcome to our Friday feature link collection: SNPpets. During the week we come across a lot of links and reads that we think are interesting, but don’t make it to a blog post. Here they are for your enjoyment… RT @Wutbuergerin: New paper by J Kaye et al: “Can I access my personal genome? The […]
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11:20 AM | A Milano arriva il FlashMob della salute! E tu? Come dici ALT alla pigrizia?
Milano, 11 aprile 2014 – Mancano solo poche ore e il fashmob più salutare che ci sia attraverserà il cuore di Milano. I partecipanti si ritroveranno in piazza Duomo, sabato 12 aprile alle ore 16.00, muniti di un MP3 e di una…Read more →
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11:19 AM | Connessi ai bisogni dei consumatori: gli elettrodomestici intelligenti nascono a Cassinetta
Un team cross-funzionale di una trentina di persone fra ingegneri, tecnici, designer, figure del marketing e del brand nell'hub varesino di Whirlpool lavora ai modelli di nuova generazione. Il project leader Emiliano Pastore: «La connettività non è semplicemente un fatto tecnologico; con le app offriremo più servizi e benefici reali ai nostri clienti»Read more →
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10:10 AM | Pharma shares data on cancer projects
Project Data Sphere involves AZ, Bayer, Celgene, Janssen, Pfizer and Sanofi
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9:52 AM | Herceptin could face biosimilars in UK later this year
Court overturns patents protecting Roche’s cancer drug
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9:50 AM | Lilly to use real-world data in diabetes collaboration
Partners with T1D Exchange to research ways to provide type 1 diabetes care
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8:06 AM | The role of biotechnology in boosting livestock production
Genome Alberta is taking a look at the social, environmental and economic challenges around biotechnology in the livestock sector by hosting a one-day conference in Calgary April 23. The day includes panels featuring scientists from across North America. Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam is one of those speakers. Eenennaam, a researcher with the University of California, Davis, is looking at cattle traits such as feed efficiency, fertility and resistance to bovine respiratory disease.The industry […]

April 10, 2014

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11:16 PM | Publicis boosts South Africa presence
Agency acquires local creative agency OwenKessel
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11:16 PM | Pharma deals during March 2014
Deal Watch: Major pharma collaborations, acquisitions and agreements in the past month
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11:15 PM | Deal Watch table for March 2014
Table listing all the major pharma mergers, acquisitions and collaborations in the past month
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11:15 PM | inVentiv Health appoints head of commercial and consulting
Michael Griffith is former CEO of Laureate Biopharma
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9:40 PM | London’s Golden Triangle of Scientific Innovation
The Mayor of London today launched MedCity, a partnership between UCLPartners, King’s Health Partners, Imperial College AHSC, Oxford, Cambridge and the Greater London Authority, to establish London and the Greater South East as a world-leading cluster for life sciences. MedCity will provide a ‘front door’ for industry, and will build partnerships to attract investment in [...]
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8:22 PM | BiotechDueDiligence Reading List
A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad ScienceCompound InterestHow to tell if a merger rumor will come trueCraig Silverman (Quartz) [...]
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2:00 PM | Dai ricercatori dell’Enea arrivano i batteri per il restauro dei beni culturali
Potrà sembrare strano ma è proprio così. Il brevetto, opera di Enea, riguarda il restauro di statue italiane dei primi del novecento con una tecnica abbastanza insolita quanto originale, o meglio con alleati molto particolari: batteri. Non si tratta di…Read more →
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1:14 PM | What’s The Answer? (1000 Genomes signatures)
BioStar is a site for asking, answering and discussing bioinformatics questions and issues. We are members of the community and find it very useful. Often questions and answers arise at BioStar that are germane to our readers (end users of genomics resources). Every Thursday we will be highlighting one of those items or discussions here […]

Pybus M., Dall'Olio G.M., Luisi P., Uzkudun M., Carreno-Torres A., Pavlidis P., Laayouni H., Bertranpetit J. & Engelken J. (2013). 1000 Genomes Selection Browser 1.0: a genome browser dedicated to signatures of natural selection in modern humans, Nucleic Acids Research, 42 (D1) D903-D909. DOI:

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12:54 PM | Mobile Medical Device Poll Describes Efficiency Gains By Practitioners
A recent MedData Point poll concerning mobile health adoption amongst practitioners reveals several insights of interest to medical device manufacturers – especially those operating in the software app segment of the industry. The survey, which was conducted by the MedData Group, contacted 141 physicians from a variety of different backgrounds in order to get their ... continue reading
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12:36 PM | Call the Midwife Evokes Cystic Fibrosis in a Simpler Time
Previous posts bashing SyFy’s Helix and Dan Brown’s Inferno might suggest that I’m hypercritical of TV and films. Happily, the third season premiere of BBC’s excellent Call the Midwife shows that it is indeed possible to get the science right while telling a compelling story, without special effects and nonsensical intrigue.… Read the restThe post Call the Midwife Evokes Cystic Fibrosis in a Simpler Time appeared first on DNA Science Blog.
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12:27 PM | “Salvati la pelle”: la nuova app per evitare le scottature
Arriva una nuova app per conoscere in tempo reale l’intensità dei raggi del sole e quanto tempo si può rimanere senza avere scottature. L’app, chiamata “salvati la pelle2 rivela dunque il tempo che è possibile sostare al sole, analizzandone l’intensità…Read more →
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12:15 PM | Siemens installerà 17 turbine eoliche Direct Drive in Giappone
Il Settore Energy di Siemens si è aggiudicato un ordine per la fornitura di 17 turbine eoliche che saranno installate nel parco eolico Eurus Yurikogen situato lungo la costa nordovest del Giappone. Le turbine Siemens SWT-3.0-101 hanno complessivamente una capacità…Read more →
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12:11 PM | Un’alimentazione errata provoca insonnia
13 milioni di italiani soffrono di disturbi del sonno - Una ricerca dell’Osservatorio Nutrizionale Grana Padano indica quali abitudini alimentari influiscono negativamente sul sonno – I consigli degli esperti per dormire beneRead more →
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12:00 PM | The Latest on the STAP Controversy
Back in late January, two papers were published in the prestigious journal Nature showing a completely novel and shockingly simply way to make stem cells – the approach used an acid bath. Since then, there’s been huge controversy surrounding the creation of these mouse stem cells, called STAP cells (for stimulus-triggered aquisition of pluripotency). This … Continue reading »
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10:49 AM | Roche challenges Tamiflu findings
Denies claims that UK government wasted millions on flu drug
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