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    Parasitic Worms Use Toxic Venom To Liquefy Insects

    Parasitic Worms Use Toxic Venom To Liquefy Insects Delving into the depths of newly published science in the field of biotechnology, welcome to Bioscription. Parasitic worms seem to be a topic being covered here more often as of late, but that’s likely because they are just as involved in every aspect of our lives as […] More

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    Bacteria-Eating Amoeba Effective Against Antibiotic-Resistant Biofilms

    Bacteria-Eating Amoeba Effective Against Antibiotic-Resistant Biofilms Delving into the depths of newly published science in the field of biotechnology, welcome to Bioscription. Biofilms are an ingenious evolutionary creation, but one that gives us humans a lot of trouble in fighting bacteria. Film Development Originally, there was no real need for bacteria to clump together in […] More

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    Genetic Protection For Plants Against Parasitic Worm Attack

    Genetic Protection For Plants Against Parasitic Worm Attack Delving into the depths of newly published science in the field of biotechnology, welcome to Bioscription. Parasitic worms aren’t only a threat to animal or insects, plants have to deal with them as well. The Worms Attack While these sorts of worms may not outright kill their […] More

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    CRISPR-Cas9 Allows Photographic Imaging Of Genes In Live Cells

    CRISPR-Cas9 Allows Photographic Imaging Of Genes In Live Cells Delving into the depths of newly published science in the field of biotechnology, welcome to Bioscription. Imaging cellular processes has always been difficult. With biotechnology, we have been able to use marker genes like green fluorescent protein (GFP) to follow the activities of individual cells, but […] More

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    Plants Use Root Structures To ‘Listen’ And Search For Water

    Plants Use Root Structures To ‘Listen’ And Search For Water Delving into the depths of newly published science in the field of biotechnology, welcome to Bioscription. Water is important for life. It is a primary source of structure and function in all life forms, even including viruses that use it as interstitial fluid for containing […] More

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    New Stem Cell Method Allows Development Of Extra-Embryonic Tissues

    New Stem Cell Method Allows Development Of Extra-Embryonic Tissues Delving into the depths of newly published science in the field of biotechnology, welcome to Bioscription. Stem cells were often thought of as the holy grail of biological discovery after they were uncovered by Ernest McCulloch and James Till in 1963. A method to produce cells […] More

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    Central Dogma Of Genetics May Not Apply To Cephalopods

    Central Dogma Of Genetics May Not Apply To Cephalopods Delving into the depths of newly published science in the field of biotechnology, welcome to Bioscription. The central dogma of molecular biology and genetics is pretty straightforward. You take DNA, then you transcribe the desired gene into RNA (usually mRNA) and, once outside of the nucleus, […] More

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    Genetically Engineered Inflammation-Sensing Bacteria Made With Synthetic Biology

    Genetically Engineered Inflammation-Sensing Bacteria Made With Synthetic Biology Delving into the depths of newly published science in the field of biotechnology, welcome to Bioscription. Synthetic biology is complicated. When you’re building biological systems from the ground up, how could it not be? But the results are almost always something amazing, a real revolutionary accomplishment that […] More

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    Mass Production Of Rare Medicines With Biotechnology And Organogenesis

    Mass Production Of Rare Medicines With Biotechnology And Organogenesis Delving into the depths of newly published science in the field of biotechnology, welcome to Bioscription. Obtaining medical substances isn’t always an easy task. In the early days of history, the only available sources were from plants and fungi, whereby substances were derived from them in […] More

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    Perfecting An Inefficient Part Of Photosynthesis With Genetic Modification

    Perfecting An Inefficient Part Of Photosynthesis With Genetic Modification Delving into the depths of newly published science in the field of biotechnology, welcome to Bioscription. Evolution isn’t perfect. It is not a controlled or directed system, but instead just a result of adaptation to one’s environment through trial and error. Over a long period of […] More

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