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Solar panels for yeast cell biofactories

Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University Genetically engineered microbes such as bacteria and yeasts have long been used as living factories to produce drugs and fine chemicals. More recently, researchers have started to combine...

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Parkinson’s Disease Vaccine Shows Preclinical Promise

The biotech company United Neuroscience has developed a candidate Parkinson’s disease vaccine that targets a protein linked to the condition. The vaccine teaches the immune system to attack aggregations of alpha-synuclein. When this protein aggregates...