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Biotechs Partner on Agitation Detection Technology

Sad, depressed

Two developers of treatments and tools for neurological diseases are developing a system for early detection of agitation, a symptom of psychiatric disorders. . . . → Read More: Biotechs Partner on Agitation Detection Technology

Fine-Tuning Process Devised for Gene Therapies

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Researchers designed a technique to adjust the volume of proteins from gene therapy released into patients, providing more control for complex diseases. . . . → Read More: Fine-Tuning Process Devised for Gene Therapies

Patent Awarded for Safer Cancer Drug Delivery

Chemotherapy vials

A pharmaceutical R&D company is receiving a patent for its process that encapsulates and better targets chemotherapy drugs for cancer patients. . . . → Read More: Patent Awarded for Safer Cancer Drug Delivery

Plant-Based Material Designed to Replace Plastics

Uses of plant-based material

Biochemists created a polymer film derived from soy proteins in a sustainable process that can replace many of today’s single-use plastics. . . . → Read More: Plant-Based Material Designed to Replace Plastics

Test Vaccine Protects Against Wide Coronavirus Range

Two piglets

Researchers at two Virginia universities developed an experimental vaccine that in tests with pigs protects against SARS-CoV-2 and other coronaviruses. . . . → Read More: Test Vaccine Protects Against Wide Coronavirus Range

Universities Form Joint Engineering Patent Pool

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

A group of 15 American universities are putting part of their engineering patents into a common licensing pool for commercial development. . . . → Read More: Universities Form Joint Engineering Patent Pool

Micro-Robot Designed to Aid Internal Laser Surgery

Microrobotic laser device

An engineering team demonstrated a small robotic device that fits on current surgical equipment to improve laser surgery inside the body. . . . → Read More: Micro-Robot Designed to Aid Internal Laser Surgery

Blood Cells Transport Enzymes to Slow Cancer Spread

Red blood cells and nanoparticles

Researchers devised a technique that in lab mice carries immune system enzymes on red blood cells to stop the spread of cancer in the lungs. . . . → Read More: Blood Cells Transport Enzymes to Slow Cancer Spread

Start-Up Gains Drug Nanoparticle Manufacturing Tech

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A new enterprise spun-off from University of Connecticut is acquiring a technology for continuous manufacturing of nanoscale drug particles. . . . → Read More: Start-Up Gains Drug Nanoparticle Manufacturing Tech

Inhaled Dry-Powder Covid-19 Antibodies in the Works

Human lungs illustration

Two biotechnology companies are developing synthetic antibodies to treat Covid-19 infections formulated as an inhaled dry powder rather than an infusion. . . . → Read More: Inhaled Dry-Powder Covid-19 Antibodies in the Works