Month: April 2021

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting kicked off (virtually) this past weekend. On the first morning of the meeting, the synthetic biology company Synlogic presented data from the clinical trial testing their immunotherapy drug SYNB1891. The drug, a living biotherapeutic consisting of engineered bacteria that are injected intratumorally, is being developed for
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Neurons run on calcium, which plays a dual role as a charge carrier and an intracellular messenger. Calcium signals regulate various developmental processes and have a key role in apoptosis, neurotransmitter release, and membrane excitability; calcium is also involved in memory formation, metabolism, and cell growth—making it quite the multitasker. Now using animal models, researchers
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Subscribe to Kitco Roundtable on iTunes The wide degree of speculation that is needed to author a preliminary feasibility study and other economic documents is not clear to the general investor, said Douglas Silver, CEO of Balfour Holdings. On Friday Silver joined editor Neils Christensen, Kitco correspondent Paul Harris and mining audiences manager Michael McCrae
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Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison just expanded his impressive $1 billion property portfolio by dropping $80 million on an oceanfront compound in North Palm Beach. Ellison bought the six-acre Florida estate from hedge-fund manager Gabe Hoffman, the founder of Accipiter Capital Management, above the $79.5 million asking price. The compound features more than 520 feet of
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We need to help Kary Brittingham. A rogue bandit in the night must have entered her home and stolen all of the televisions because girlfriend is clearly not watching the current season of Real Housewives of Dallas. Kary joined RHOD in 2019 and was actually brought on as a friend of D’Andra Simmons. Thanks to
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Patrisse Khan-Cullors, the leader of Black Lives Matter and a self-described Marxist, recently purchased a $1.4 million home in an exclusive Los Angeles neighborhood where the vast majority of residents are white, according to reports. The home, which features three bedrooms and three bathrooms, is nestled in Topanga Canyon and has a separate guesthouse on
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(Kitco News) Gold has a chance to break above its key resistance level of $1,750 an ounce next week. Here’s what investors need to watch, according to analysts. The yellow metal had a very decent start to the second quarter, with prices up around 1% on the week. June Comex gold futures last traded at
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Scientists led by a team at the Whitehead Institute have developed a new gene editing technology, called CRISPRoff, which can be used to control gene expression with high specificity, while leaving the sequence of the DNA unchanged. Utilizing a programmable, epigenetic memory writer protein to silence gene expression, CRISPRoff is a highly specific method that
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Zebrafish can heal their damaged hearts. Humans hearts retain scars of earlier injuries. In a new article published in the journal Science, titled “Krüppel-like factor 1 is a core cardiomyogenic trigger in zebrafish,” scientists from the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in Sydney report finding a new genetic switch that could help damaged human heart
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The first, complete, telomere-to-telomere sequence of a human autosome has been completed. The sequence of chromosome 8 not only fills in the gap of more than three million bases missing from the current reference genome, but its DNA content and arrangement are of interest in an evolutionary context, in several immune and developmental disorders, and
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Apply the following to make your franchise organization thrive. April 9, 2021 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following is an excerpt from Franchise Bible: How to Buy a Franchise or Franchise Your Own Business, Ninth Edition, which will be released April 20 through Entrepreneur Press. Pre-order now via Amazon | Barnes
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