ScholarNexus, LLC's – May 2010 Archive (7)

First Self-Replicating Synthetic Bacterial Cell

First Self-Replicating, Synthetic Bacterial Cell Constructed by J. Craig Venter Institute Researchers

ROCKVILLE, MD and San Diego, CA (May 20, 2010)— Researchers at the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), a not-for-profit genomic research organization, published results today describing the successful construction of the first self-replicating, synthetic bacterial cell. The team synthesized the 1.08 million base pair chromosome of a modified…


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Two New Applied Biosystems Forensic Kits Approved for Use by the National DNA Index System

Enables New Era of Efficiency and Effectiveness for Forensic DNA Laboratories

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --LifeTechnologies Corporation (NASDAQ:LIFE) today announced that its Applied Biosystems Identifiler(R) Direct and Identifiler(R) Plus forensic kits have been approved by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation for use by laboratories generating DNA profiles for inclusion in the National DNA Index System (NDIS) CODIS Database. The…


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How Health Care Reform Impacts San Diego Biotechs



As the dust settles from the recent passage of the health care overhaul legislation, most San Diego biotechs are celebrating. For the most part, they got what…


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Team Led by Scripps Research Scientists Discovers Body’s Own Molecular Protection Against Arthritis

Caption: The new study will be featured on the cover of the June 1 issue of the journal Genes & Development.

LA JOLLA, CA – May 17, 2010 – An international team of scientists from The Scripps Research Institute in California and the National Research Institute for Child Health and Development in Japan has discovered that a natural molecule in the body counters the progression of osteoarthritis. The findings could one day lead to new therapies for some…


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Salk scientist named 2010 Rita Allen Scholar

LA JOLLA, CA–Dr. Ye Zheng, an assistant professor in the Nomis Laboratories for Immunobiology and Microbial Pathogenesis at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, has been named a 2010 Rita Allen Scholar, the Rita Allen Foundation announced today. He will receive $500,000 over a five-year period to study how regulatory T cells prevent…


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Cell Phone Sensors for Toxins Developed at UC San Diego



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UC San Diego Engineers Demonstrate Smallest Laser to Operate at Room Temperature



Photo of Nano Cleanlab
Measuring the etch depth of a sample using the WYKO optical profilometer in Calit2's Nano3 facility. (l-r) assistant project scientist Maziar Nezhad, Nano3 manager Bernd Fruhberger, and ECE graduate student Olesya Bondarenko.

Imagine packing 4 billion nanolasers on a…


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