Cancer & Disease Research
Single-cell study discovers how antibody regulators develop in tissue
The development process of immune cells important for establishing long-term immunity has been revealed through detailed single-cell techniques. A new study, published in the journal Science Immunology on May 28, examined extracted tonsils and lymph nodes to establish how human T follicular cells specialize in the body. Read More
10 rules for better lab meetings -- and better science
When you hear the words "lab meeting," do they evoke warm feelings of camaraderie and inspiration or the dread of tedium and dysfunction? To ensure more of the former and less of the latter, a new paper published on May 27 in PLOS Computational Biology gives 10 rules for better lab meetings -- and ultimately better science. Read More
Accenture report highlights growth in 'New Science'
Combining health and science technology to deliver more precise and effective treatments is driving growth in the life sciences market, according to a new market report produced by Accenture. The company calls the trend "New Science" and predicts it will lead to more personalized treatments for patients. Read More
The business of science: Taking your idea to the next level
If you are a scientist with an idea or a product that you think might be successful, then starting a company might be the career choice for you. In an interview with ScienceBoard.net, Olga Kubassova, PhD, CEO of Image Analysis Group, shares helpful information on launching a science startup. Read More
Single-cell mapping of malaria parasite transmission may lead to new treatments
Single-cell transcriptomics have been used to map which genes are turned on and off during the entire transmission cycle of the deadly human malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum. The results, published in Nature Communications on May 27, may lead to the identification of new gene targets for antimalarial treatments. Read More
FDA updates requirements for COVID-19 vaccine EUAs
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a new guidance document on May 25 that updates previously issued guidance and sets expectations for future COVID-19 vaccine emergency use authorizations (EUAs) during the pandemic. Read More
New research uncovers how SARS-CoV-2 hijacks RNA host proteins
A new study has uncovered the interactions that SARS-CoV-2 RNA establishes with the host cell proteins, many of which are fundamental for infection. The results, published in Molecular Cell on May 24, pave the way for the development of new therapeutic strategies for COVID-19 with broad-range antiviral potential. Read More
Survey: Scientists want to boost use of lab automation
In the era of big data and new analytical technologies, research laboratories are rapidly adopting new lab automation equipment and processes. While most labs are already using some type of automation in their workflows, many researchers would like to increase their use of these new technologies, according to results from a new ScienceBoard.net survey. Read More
Career planning is a lifelong journey for scientists
For many scientists who have just received their doctorate, professional development may be an afterthought compared to technical or job-specific skills required in their early careers. Contrary to this view, continual planning for all aspects of professional growth is critical to ensuring career success. Read More
Report identifies 8 areas of growth in genetics/genomics industry
With a $265 billion contribution to the U.S. economy in 2019 alone, the human genetics and genomics industry is thriving and promises to have a major impact in eight areas in coming years, according to a new report by the American Society of Human Genetics published on May 19. Read More
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