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New system can identify drugs to target 'undruggable' enzymes critical in many diseases - Science Daily


Science Daily
Scientists from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology, in Cambridge, UK, demonstrated the capabilities of the new system by identifying a molecule that could successfully target a phosphatase to reduce the accumulation of ...

Meet the Woman Making Ants the Next Big Thing in Biology - National Geographic


National Geographic
... their social interactions, and their evolutionary success. More broadly, Moreau's work might indirectly help us develop tools to answer bigger biological questions: how to control pests, how to promote helpful species, how to improve digestion and ...

NSF awards $6.4 million grant to Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research drylands site - National Science Foundation (press release)


National Science Foundation (press release)
To discover how environmental change is affecting dryland ecosystems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico.

National Agricultural Biotechnology Council

Ithaca - United States

Not-for-profit consortium of agricultural research and teaching governmental agencies, institutions, universities in the USA. Sponsors meetings and forums to discuss issues, including the environment. Includes goals and contacts in Ithaca, New York.

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Agricultural Biotechnology Council
United Kingdom

Umbrella group for the agricultural biotechnology industry in the UK which promotes the role of biotechnology in sustainable agriculture and acts as a source of information about agricultural biotechnology.

USDA: Agricultural Biotechnology
United States

One of three Federal Agencies, along with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), primarily responsible for regulating biotechnology in the USA.

United States

Supports the development of expertise in Africa, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and the Philippines in the areas of research, policy development, licensing, and outreach, to help reduce poverty and hunger through agricultural biotechnology.

The Ecological Impacts of Agricultural Biotechnology
United States

Biotechnology may someday be considered a safe agricultural tool but studies suggest it may have harmful ecological consequences, such as: spreading genetically-engineered genes to indigenous plants increasing toxicity, which may move through the food chain disrupting nature’s system of pest control creating new weeds or virus strains

The Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute
South Africa

FABI is a group of post-graduate research teams working in the general field of forest and agricultural pathology and biotechnology with a strong focus on fungi. University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute [FABI]
South Africa

FABI was established in 1997, based on a recognition that the future of Forestry and Agriculture in South Africa will depend strongly on the incorporation of new technologies into these industries. Opportunities for Forestry and Agriculture that have emerged in recent times from the application of biotechnology and bioinformatics are immense, and almost beyond imagination. Currently, forestry and food crops containing novel genes are already bein

Council for Biotechnology Information
United States

Founded by biotechnology companies to create a public dialogue and share information about scientific research, independent expert opinion and peer-reviewed published reports.

Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MBC)
United States

Nonprofit organization that provides services and support for the Massachusetts biotechnology industry.

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
United Kingdom

BBSRC is the leading funding agency for academic research and training in the biosciences at universities and institutes throughout the UK, providing grants that aim to improve our understanding of living organisms and biological systems.

National Hamster Council
United Kingdom

Bringing the knowledge and fun they've had in dealing with hamsters over the last 50 years.