Exploring the gut-brain axis in neurodevelopmental disorders

EXPLORING THE GUT-BRAIN AXIS IN NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS

In the last decade, research has well established the impact of gut microbiota on host physiology and behaviour. We know that the gut...

DIGITAL PATHOLOGY, COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY, ORGAN TRANSPLANTS, & THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE

Both transplant outcomes and lab methods have stagnated over the last 40 years. Ishita Moghe and Professor Kim Solez comment upon the...

 
 
 
Augustine Therapeutics: Bridging the Valley of Death with VIB Discovery Sciences

AUGUSTINE THERAPEUTICS: BRIDGING THE VALLEY OF DEATH WITH VIB DISCOVERY SCIENCES

This article is republished with kind permission from BioVox . Augustine Therapeutics is one of VIB's latest spinoffs, developing a...

DIGITAL PATHOLOGY, COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY, ORGAN TRANSPLANTS, & THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE

Both transplant outcomes and lab methods have stagnated over the last 40 years. Ishita Moghe and Professor Kim Solez comment upon the...

 
 
 
The grass has never been greener for engineering plant immunity and resilience

THE GRASS HAS NEVER BEEN GREENER FOR ENGINEERING PLANT IMMUNITY AND RESILIENCE

Scientific research is always working at the frontiers of knowledge, but plant genomics technologies have had a dramatic impact on...

Developing computationally derived imaging biomarkers for maximum clinical impact

DEVELOPING COMPUTATIONALLY DERIVED IMAGING BIOMARKERS FOR MAXIMUM CLINICAL IMPACT

Professor Anant Madabhushi is a world-recognised, award-winning leader in computerized imaging research and translational applications,...

 
 
 
Culturing the uncultured: isolating human microbial ‘dark matter'

CULTURING THE UNCULTURED: ISOLATING HUMAN MICROBIAL ‘DARK MATTER'

A large fraction of the microorganisms that constitute the human microbiome has remained uncultured. Some of the uncultured microbes...

Developing Deep Learning Models for Pathology Analysis

DEVELOPING DEEP LEARNING MODELS FOR PATHOLOGY ANALYSIS

Ahead of the 6 th Digital Pathology & AI Congress: USA , Dr Saeed Hassanpour introduces us to the subject of his presentation: the...

 
 
 
New Breeding Techniques: cloning major resistance genes in cereals

NEW BREEDING TECHNIQUES: CLONING MAJOR RESISTANCE GENES IN CEREALS

Advances in breeding techniques for cereal crops will be a focus at the 8 th Plant Genomics and Gene Editing Congress: Europe. We asked...

How to understand complexity: harness the power of simplicity

HOW TO UNDERSTAND COMPLEXITY: HARNESS THE POWER OF SIMPLICITY

One of the most powerful tools in science is the use of simple models that can represent a wide range of other similar systems. The...

 
 
 
Using genome editing technology within a systems biology approach to understand plant immunity

USING GENOME EDITING TECHNOLOGY WITHIN A SYSTEMS BIOLOGY APPROACH TO UNDERSTAND PLANT IMMUNITY

Interested in systems biology, omics technology, and plant bioinformatics? Catch up with one of our speakers from the 8 th Plant Genomics...

The case for biosynthesis: 5 problems with cannabinoids derived from plant cultivation

THE CASE FOR BIOSYNTHESIS: 5 PROBLEMS WITH CANNABINOIDS DERIVED FROM PLANT CULTIVATION

As we look at the current and future market demands for cannabinoid ingredients, large consumer buyers are focused on purity, consistency...

 
 
 
Wild wheat, plant genomics, and food security

WILD WHEAT, PLANT GENOMICS, AND FOOD SECURITY

Wheat is the most widely grown crop in the world, providing 20% of the calories and proteins consumed by humankind. More than one fifth...

5 key requirements for unleashing innovation in the cannabis industry

5 KEY REQUIREMENTS FOR UNLEASHING INNOVATION IN THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY

The cannabis industry faces a systemic problem where the legal nomenclature used to distinguish varietals of ​Cannabis Sativa is known...

 
 
 
Managing plant stress in the era of climate change: Realising global sustainable development goals

MANAGING PLANT STRESS IN THE ERA OF CLIMATE CHANGE: REALISING GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Dr Salme Timusk was the first to show that native soil bacteria have the ability to protect plants against drought conditions. Salme...

11 ways to enable more UK patients to benefit from medicinal cannabis

11 WAYS TO ENABLE MORE UK PATIENTS TO BENEFIT FROM MEDICINAL CANNABIS

Medicinal cannabis was legalised in the UK in November 2018, yet there have been fewer than ten new prescriptions made through the...

 
 
 
A Universal Genetic Switch for Increasing Plant Yields, Stress Tolerance and Perishable Product Shelf Life

A UNIVERSAL GENETIC SWITCH FOR INCREASING PLANT YIELDS, STRESS TOLERANCE AND PERISHABLE PRODUCT SHELF LIFE

Food waste is a significant problem globally and contributes to huge agricultural losses. Roughly one-third of all food is wasted:...

The skin safari: looking back on a decade of skin microbiome discoveries

THE SKIN SAFARI: LOOKING BACK ON A DECADE OF SKIN MICROBIOME DISCOVERIES

Ahead of the Microbiome and Probiotics R&D and Business Collaboration Forum , Dr Monty Lyman takes us on a journey through the last...

 
 
 
Novel biomarkers and the development of a point-of-care test for fatty liver disease

NOVEL BIOMARKERS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A POINT-OF-CARE TEST FOR FATTY LIVER DISEASE

Ahead of The 3rd Global NASH Congress , Dr Bevin Gangadharan explains how he helped to discover novel NAFLD biomarkers and their role...

9 Specifications to guide successful Automated sampling in Bioprocessing

9 SPECIFICATIONS TO GUIDE SUCCESSFUL AUTOMATED SAMPLING IN BIOPROCESSING

Automation and digitisation are becoming increasingly important in the modern environment of bioprocesses 4.0. A new wave of biopharmaceutical...

 
 
 



UK's youngest coronavirus victim announced as 13-year-old London schoolboy

UK's youngest coronavirus victim announced as 13-year-old London schoolboy

Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, from Brixton, sadly died at Kings College Hospital yesterday without any family members close by due to the highly infectious nature of Covid-19 Read more ...

Pregnant prisoners could be released from jail ‘within days' to protect...

Pregnant prisoners could be released from jail ‘within days' to protect unborn children from coronavirus

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Virgil van Dijk jokes he models his game on Liverpool legend Sami Hyypia in...

Virgil van Dijk jokes he models his game on Liverpool legend Sami Hyypia in reply to Jamie Carragher

On Tuesday evening, the Dutch centre back took part in a Twitter Q&A to keep supporters entertained during the coronavirus lockdown and the suspension of the Premier League. Read more ...

The One Show's Alex Jones says emotional goodbye to co-star Matt Baker after...

The One Show's Alex Jones says emotional goodbye to co-star Matt Baker after nine years

Alex Jones has revealed that Tuesday's show of The One Show is going to be emotional as... Read more ...

Man Utd boss Solskjaer lifts lid on team WhatsApp chats and sends heartfelt...

Man Utd boss Solskjaer lifts lid on team WhatsApp chats and sends heartfelt message to NHS

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has opened up on what he is up to during the coronavirus crisis. Read more ...

BBC News's George Alagiah says having cancer equipped him to fight...

BBC News's George Alagiah says having cancer equipped him to fight coronavirus as he tests positive

George Alagiah says fighting cancer equipped him for the challenges of having coronavirus BBC News presenter George Alagiah has tested positive for coronavirus , but has... Read more ...

Prince Harry bombshell: HUGE hint Harry could still return to Royal Family...

Prince Harry bombshell: HUGE hint Harry could still return to Royal Family after Megxit

PRINCE HARRY and Meghan Markle have made their wish to quit as senior royals crystal clear. However, one royal commentator has flagged a way Harry could return to royal life... Read more ...

The One Show's Alex Jones breaks down in tears as she says goodbye to Matt Baker

The One Show's Alex Jones breaks down in tears as she says goodbye to Matt Baker

Alex Jones bid farewell to her The One Show co-host Matt Baker after nine years on the BBC programme. Read more ...

Man United reignite interest in defender who earns £210,000-a-week

Man United reignite interest in defender who earns £210,000-a-week

According to ESPN , Manchester United are willing to reignite their interest in Juventus centre-back Matthijs de Ligt if the Turin outfit welcome offers for the star this... Read more ...

Coronavirus: 17 more deaths and 325 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in...

Coronavirus: 17 more deaths and 325 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Republic of Ireland

Another 17 people have died from coronavirus and 325 new cases have been diagnosed in the Republic Ireland, it has been confirmed this evening. Read more ...