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The Science of Biotech

The Immune System: Friend & Sometimes Foe

The Immune System: Friend & Sometimes Foe

The Immune System: Friend & Sometimes Foe The immune system. Yes, everybody has one. It’s pretty important to our health. But what the heck is it? In short, the immune system is a complicated network of organs, cells, and signaling molecules. Without this...

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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 recent...

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Medical Devices & Diagnostics

Papa’s Got a Brand New Lab Coat

Papa’s Got a Brand New Lab Coat

Papa’s Got a Brand New Lab Coat   Last month, Johnson & Johnson (New Brunswick, NJ) announced the winners of its “Lab Coat of the Future” competition. This contest challenged participants to combine new technology and good design to transform the age-old...

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