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  • Mobile texting
    Text messages may also reduce binge drinking in young adults
    A Psych Central report suggested that text messages from doctors should be sent to a binge drinker after an episode of binge drinking when they are sober, according to a recent study published in Annals of Emergency Medicine.The study said young...
  • CAA Biotech pro to biotech pro networking.
    SDBN builds professional biotech networks
    The big biotech network in the Greater San Diego area is again expanding. Biotech professionals who take the San DIego Biotechnology Network's offer to join a growing network of ten to twenty thousand professionals, get a piece of the...
  • Google's clandestine lab is cooking up more than glasses
    Google's clandestine lab is cooking up more than glasses
    In the top-secret Google X lab that also came up with a driverless car, Google's Web-surfing eyeglasses and Project Loon, there's something else being cooked up. Google is developing devices that will relay your medical condition to your...
  • Corn seeds
    GMO labeling wisdom cast in doubt by extensive report
    An extensive report by the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) on Genetically Engineered crop (GE) labeling was published yesterday. Titled “The Potential Impacts of Mandatory Labeling for Genetically Engineered Food in...
  • Maurissa Messier in Discussion
    Recent biotechnology conference featured first-time formalized media relations
    The Plant and Animal Genome Conference, held in San Diego from January 11th through the 15th, featured a formalized media relations operation for the first time, even though the gathering was in its 22nd year and San Diego is home to a vibrant...
  • FDA to declare GMO’s as natural is the top question: GMO labeling outlawed
    FDA to declare GMOs as natural is the top question: GMO labeling outlawed
    The news of GMOs has gone viral regarding the latest ploy to outsmart the American consumer. There is a petition that is being filed by the GMA – Grocery Manufacturers Association that wants to authorize ingredients derived from...
  • DNA
    Top 10 globally relevant science books for non-scientists
    Technical language used by scientists can make current research and ethical issues difficult for the non-scientist to digest. Here is a list of interesting, informative and entertaining books written on a wide range of pertinent issues. Topics...
  • Parking lot construction Executive Drive 101813
    Executive Drive work never stops
    The next step cultivating the local made biotechnology industry north of La Jolla Village Drive, turning lots on Executive Drive, next to the Senomyx buildings, into parking lots workes can use to walk by foot to work, keeps the north drive...
  • Fear of Biotechnology
    The unfortunate fear of biotechnology
    "Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less."• Marie Curie.There is a marked gap between a technical understanding of biotechnology and how that is...
  • Food Supplies
    How has biotechnology equipment helped improve the food supply?
    Scientists today, who keep an eye on our health and welfare in the world, express concern over the possibility that we will run out of food in the future. This may happen for a number of different reasons, such as a widespread drought, localized...
  • Supreme Court rules to ban patents on naturally occuring genes
    Supreme Court rules to ban patents on naturally occuring genes
    Yesterday’s Supreme Court decision that “no company should have exclusive, legally protected rights to their use since human genes are a product of nature,” and not created by man, and as such cannot be patented just because they...
  • BioSpace hosts career fair this Thursday
    BioSpace hosts career fair this Thursday
    Healthcare careers, particularly in the biotechnology field are becoming more prevalent. According to marketplace.org, professions like bio-medical engineers, veterinarians, and physical therapists are increasing in number.Additionally, those with...
  • Scientists develop new method for growing bioteeth using human gum cells
    Scientists develop new method for growing bioteeth using human gum cells
    In an article published March 18 in the of the Journal of Dental Research, scientists at King’s College in London and the Niigata University in Japan revealed a new method for bioengineering whole replacement teeth using cells taken from...
  • 3-D printed dental mold
    Game changing desk-top 3D printer makes dental molds faster, cheaper
    Although 3-D printing has been around for decades, practical uses for the technology have blossomed as the devices have become smaller and cheaper. One manufacturer, Stratasys, has announced a new desk-top 3-dimensional printer that makes digital...
  • Ancestry.com Beyond Geneaolgy : Forensic DNA , Data Mining and Biotechnology
    Ancestry.com Beyond Geneaolgy : Forensic DNA , Data Mining and Biotechnology
    Ancestry.com is embracing the field of biotechnology and forensic genetics to improve user engagement. The latest addition of Ancestry.com reflects that biotechnology is reaching mainstreaming genealogy. If you are research who prefers...