Month: June 2021

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Researchers at McMaster University have developed a form of cancer immunotherapy that uses cancer-killing natural killer (NK) cells genetically engineered outside the body to target and destroy cancer cells, including solid tumor types. Their in vitro studies showed that these chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-engineered NK cells can differentiate between cancer cells and healthy cells that
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Editor’s Note: With so much market volatility, stay on top of daily news! Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today’s must-read news and expert opinions. Sign up here! (Kitco News) – There has been a huge amount of data this morning across the major nations in Europe. First up was the
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Debby Brown joins the show to encourage us to relax with our quilting. She feels that quilting should feel like a warm hug and we love it! In our Fine Finishes segment, Proptologist Jay Duckworth joins the crew—and makes them cry! He created commemorative medals for our sewing machines so future generations know that they
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Call it a triple play. Three penthouses at the two-building Beckford House & Tower development on Manhattan’s Upper East Side have listed for a combined $79 million. Spanning from 4,141 square feet to 6,522 square feet, the three homes range in price from $20 million to $30 million. They’re all located atop the 72-unit Beckford
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Membranes, which support a wide swath of upstream and downstream bioprocessing, have evolved along with biopharma’s needs for throughput, timeliness, and quality. A recent paper by Andrew Zydney, PhD, the Bayard D. Kunkle chair and professor of chemical engineering at  Pennsylvania State University, observes that for membranes to continue in this role they must improve
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Synthetic biology, biofoundries, and AI modeling could make vaccine production more sustainable and better prepare industry for pandemics, say some researchers. Until last year, vaccine manufacturing had not changed much in decades in terms of the technology the production methods used. The COVID-19 pandemic led to an entirely new manufacturing landscape. Efforts to develop and
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Venture capitalist and fashion-industry trailblazer Chris Burch has bought a $29 million “vacation home” in the Hamptons, The Post has learned. As Page Six first reported, billionaire Burch — who co-founded womenswear behemoth Tory Burch with his then-wife, Tory, in 2004 — sold his stunning Hamptons estate for $15.5 million last year and headed to
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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a broad term that describes conditions characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. The two most common inflammatory bowel diseases are ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Several types of medications may be used to treat IBD such as aminosalicylates, corticosteroids (such as prednisone), immunomodulators, and “biologics.” Now, researchers from
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Researchers headed by a team at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons have linked distinct patterns of genetic mutations with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in humans. Reporting in Nature Neuroscience on their analysis of exome sequencing data from more than 1,000 individuals with OCD, the scientists say their findings “… support a contribution of
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Editor’s Note: With so much market volatility, stay on top of daily news! Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today’s must-read news and expert opinions. Sign up here! (Kitco News) –  Analysts at Deutsche Bank have commented on gold and think it could be tough going for the precious metal. With recent
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