Gelatin-based microcarriers offer higher yield and scalability compared to existing commercial microcarriers.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~6 min
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New technology cuts cell culture time by half and uses more targeted cell sorting and purification methods.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
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SMART researchers find exposing bacteria to hydrogen sulfide can increase antimicrobial sensitivity in bacteria that do not produce H2S.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~4 min
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Sequential immunization might be safer and more effective than the existing tetravalent vaccine.
Aug. 11, 2020 • ~5 min
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The experimental drug has shown promise in early-stage clinical trials conducted in Singapore.
July 29, 2020 • ~8 min
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In the Chinese city of Chengdu, one-third of ride-sharing might replace public transit trips.
July 27, 2020 • ~6 min
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Company working with Sikes Lab to test feasibility of low-cost diagnostic that could be manufactured by the millions each day.
July 14, 2020 • ~7 min
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Modeling study shows battery reuse systems could be profitable for both electric vehicle companies and grid-scale solar operations.
May 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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Using engineered binder proteins to detect viral proteins or antibodies rather than RNA, new tests may overcome current challenges in testing for SARS-CoV-2 virus.
May 19, 2020 • ~9 min
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Hadley Sikes designs simple-to-use diagnostic devices that could benefit patients around the world.
May 18, 2020 • ~7 min
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