Science Market Update

Have Some Healthy Fats This Holiday Season

Posted by David Larsen on Mon, Dec 15, 2014


Researchers at UC Davis and other institutions have found that diets rich in whole walnuts or walnut oil, slowed prostate cancer growth in mice. In addition, both walnuts and walnut oil reduced cholesterol and increased insulin sensitivity (when you have high insulin sensitivity, you are able to eat carbohydrates without such a large rise in insulin. When insulin is kept low enough, fatty acids can still be released). The walnut diet also reduced levels of the hormone IGF-1, which had been previously implicated in both prostate and breast cancer. The study was published online in the Journal of Medicinal Food.

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Tags: Biotechnology Calendar, California, 2015, UCDMC, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Sacramento

Resurrection of 700 Year Old Virus Just in Time for Halloween

Posted by David Larsen on Fri, Oct 31, 2014

Researchers have uncovered a pair of 700 year old viral sequences trapped in frozen caribou dung. Then they infected living plants with the DNA virus, what could go wrong? This discovery gives rise to an alarming possibility that global warming can bring other dead infectious viruses back to life. Sounds like the makings of a zombie apocalypse.

So the big question is, why would anyone do something so seemingly crazy? Scientists don’t know much about how viruses evolve and understanding the structure of ancient viruses would increase knowledge of virus evolution. However, scientists have sequenced only a small number of ancient viruses.

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Tags: 2014, Virology, Biotechnology Calendar, halloween

Washington Life Science Events Information Resource

Posted by Katheryn Rein on Fri, Jul 05, 2013

Are you a lab supplier who is in need of information on life science research marketplaces, funding stats, and science product events in Washington?

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Tags: 2014, 2013, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Washington, UW, University of Washington, WA, WSU, Biotechnology Calendar, Washington State University, Washington Life Science, 2013 schedule of Events, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Life Science Marketing, Biotech current events, Seattle, Front Line, Hutch, Pullman

Science Marketing Opportunity- Summer Special Promotion

Posted by Sam Asher on Fri, Aug 24, 2012

If your company is an active participant in the research science marketplace, you can take this opportunity to reserve space in upcoming 2013 events being held at top funded science markets nationwide.

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Tags: Biotechnology Calendar, 2012, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Front Line event, bioscience event, Biotechnology Vendor Showcase, special pricing, product show

Research Lab Equipment Vendors Shine in Biotechnology Calendar's 5 Star Program

Posted by Jaimee Saliba on Fri, Jun 22, 2012

 

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Tags: vendor, vendor shows, Biotechnology Calendar, Event, Biotechnology Vendor, Sales, Laboratory Equipment Supplier, scientist vendor shows, science sales leads, Lab supplier Showcase, Lab Supplier event, science brands

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