Genomic & Biopharma News

Study shows air pollution drives demand for food delivery services
When the air outside is bad, office workers are more likely to order food delivery than go out for lunch, which in turn increases plastic waste from food packaging, according to a study by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-10-20 05:43:57

Harnessing the microbiome potential
Spring is underway in parts of the US, and while Florida by no means undergoes the dramatic reappearance of foliage or colorful clumps of daffodils and azaleas, the southern part of the sunshine state experiences its share of spring renewals.  For instance, recently a brood of Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) hatchlings appeared near Ocean Ridge Biosciences' laboratory.
ORB Company Blog, 2017-03-31 21:41:45

Researchers map the first draft sequence of human proteome
Twenty years after the release of the human genome, the genetic "blueprint" of human life, an international research team, including the University of British Columbia's Chris Overall, has now mapped the first draft sequence of the human proteome.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-10-20 05:40:11

Study shows concerning levels of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy
More than a third of people (34%) in Turkey and one sixth of people (17%) in the UK are 'hesitant' about a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a study by UCL and Dokuz Eylul University in Turkey.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-10-20 05:32:00

New research finds marked impact of COVID-19 on osteoporosis management
A new study published prior to World Osteoporosis Day finds that the COVID-19 pandemic, which has severely affected management of non-communicable diseases, is markedly impacting the management of osteoporosis as judged by access to online FRAX fracture risk assessments.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-10-20 05:27:27

Chip-based technology can create new options for ultrasound therapy with high resolution and intensity
A chip-based technology that generates sound profiles with high resolution and intensity could create new options for ultrasound therapy, which would become more effective and easier.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-10-20 05:20:58

ORB Employees Participate in 2019 Martin Luther King Day Event
ORB employees get a rare break from the lab on January 21, 2019. A group of Ocean Ridge Biosciences employees stepped out of the lab on a beautiful South Florida winter day to take part in an event honoring Martin Luther King. We got our hands dirty planting some flowers and shrubs at a local park in Deerfield Beach.
ORB Company News, 2019-01-22 23:24:59

Study presents new framework to assess urban food waste policies and initiatives
Food waste is one of the most important issues of current food systems: Food and Agriculture Organization has estimated that more than one third of food is either lost or wasted along the entire food supply chain causing significant economic, social and environmental impacts.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-10-20 05:12:29

New model of human brain networks sheds light on how the brain functions
A team of Indiana University neuroscientists has built a new model of human brain networks that sheds light on how the brain functions.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-10-20 05:03:31

New inhaled treatment may lead to self-administered therapy for COVID-19
An inhaled treatment against the SARS-CoV-2 virus may lead to a future self-administered therapy for COVID-19, the pandemic that has killed more than 1 million people worldwide.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-10-20 04:56:00

Researchers apply a novel technique to improve understanding of liver disease, immune activation
Human cells are encased by a membrane coated with diverse sugar molecules known as glycans. These glycans play many roles in health and disease, making them important to understand.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-10-20 04:46:00