An Egg-cellent Idea

An Egg-cellent Idea

An Egg-cellent Idea “The incredible, edible egg.” This advertising slogan created for the American Egg Board in the 1970s rings truer than ever. Here’s why: scientists at the Roslin Institute (Midlothian, Scotland), part of the University of Edinburgh,...
Wading Deeper Into Biomanufacturing

Wading Deeper Into Biomanufacturing

Wading Deeper Into Biomanufacturing Last week, we began our exploration of biomanufacturing–defining terms, introducing the different types of cells used in production, and explaining how manufacturers create cell banks to provide raw materials for the medicines...
Cultivating Biologics From Plants?

Cultivating Biologics From Plants?

A FRESH LOOK AT TOBACCO AND BIOLOGICS Tobacco plants pioneering the production of monoclonal antibodies for an experimental Ebola treatment turned out to be quite the head scratcher for last Thursday’s WEEKLY readers. With tobacco’s reputation polluting our...