In the absence of genetic variation, asexual invasive species find new methods of adapting to their environment

Without the benefits of evolutionary genetic variation that accompany meiotic reproduction, how does an asexual invasive species adapt over time to a new environment to survive? In all-female weevil species…

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Transforming amber waves of grain: New genome assembly for ‘Fielder’ wheat cultivar

Wheat is a staple in the diets of numerous cultures. Increasing wheat production efficiency would help feed more people and reduce associated agricultural costs. Genetic engineering has the potential to…

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Takeda allies with Frazier to spin out late-phase norovirus vaccine

Takeda has spun out its norovirus vaccine prospect to create a biotech: HilleVax. Frazier Healthcare Partners has teamed up with Takeda to found HilleVax, providing investor support for a program…

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Takeda allies with Frazier to spin out late-phase norovirus vaccinei

Takeda has spun out its norovirus vaccine prospect to create a biotech: HilleVax. Frazier Healthcare Partners has teamed up with Takeda to found HilleVax, providing investor support for a program…

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Takeda allies with Fraizer to spin out late-phase norovirus vaccine

Takeda has spun out its norovirus vaccine prospect to create a biotech: HilleVax. Frazier Healthcare Partners has teamed up with Takeda to found HilleVax, providing investor support for a program…

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Ardelyx’s FDA rejection points to long path back for CKD drug

The FDA has hit Ardelyx’s chronic kidney disease (CKD) drug candidate tenapanor with a complete response letter. Ardelyx disclosed the setback 10 days after revealing the FDA had identified concerns…

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Surprise! Pfizer jumps the queue and leaps into RSV vax contention as COVID helps turbocharge work

Watch out, GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer is steaming into the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine race in what looks like a late break that could soon become gold. In…

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Surprise! Pfizer jumps the queue and leaps into RSV vax contention as COVID helps turbo charge work

Watch out, GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer is steaming into the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine race in what looks like a late break that could soon become gold. In…

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Researchers film human viruses in liquid droplets at near-atomic detail

A pond in summer can reveal more about a fish than a pond in winter. The fish living in icy conditions might remain still enough to study its scales, but…

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Differentiating strong antibiotic producers from weaker ones

An untapped trove of desirable drug-like molecules is hidden in the genomes of Streptomyces bacteria — the same bacteria responsible for the first bacterial antibiotics to treat tuberculosis back in…

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