Teixobactin Discovery Heralded as an Antibiotic Game Changer

Up until now uncultured bacteria have been an untapped source of new antibiotics, but promising research published in Nature yesterday highlights novel in-situ methods for growing uncultured microorganisms. One of

Elsevier to Launch Open Access Multi-Disciplinary Scientific Journal

Academic publishing giant Elsevier have announced the forthcoming launch of a new open access multi-disciplinary scientific journal, calling for researchers to adopt a new collaborative and open source ethos. Dr.

23andMe and Genentech Announce Research Partnership

Controversial DNA sequencing company 23andMe announced the first of 10 deals to be signed with large biotech and pharma firms on Tuesday January 6. Their $60 million partnership with Genentech