BioValley News

21.01.2014

Basel based 4-Antibody sold to Agenus

Boston based Agenus announced to acquire all of the outstanding stocks of 4-Antibody. The initial payment of $10...[more]


21.01.2014

Roche is back in the field of RNA based therapeutics

Three years ago, Roche stepped out of RNA based therapeutics research, a field that has once been believed to be a game...[more]


11.12.2013

University of Pennsylvania and Novartis present groundbreaking results at ASH

A few months ago Novartis announced to invest 20 million dollars to license a gene therapy technology from the...[more]


11.12.2013

Roche and Molecular Partners close a 1 billion dollar deal

Roche, which has with Kadcyla one of the most advanced anti-body drug conjugates on the market, has entered a...[more]


International News

21.11.2014

Quantum mechanical calculations reveal the hidden states of enzyme active sites

Enzymes carry out fundamental biological processes such as photosynthesis, nitrogen fixation and respiration, with the help of clusters of metal atoms as 'active' sites. But scientists lack basic information about their function because the states thought to be critical to their chemical abilities cannot be experimentally observed.


20.11.2014

Sleep's Link To Learning And Memory Traced To Brain Chemistry

Sleep well, young lad, so we can hear you tell us all the details in the morning. G. Lynn Sumner Co./Blue Lantern Studio/Corbis hide caption During sleep, the brain produces chemicals that are important to memory and relives events we want to remember, scientists reported this week at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington D.C. "One of the most profound effects of a night of sleep is the improvement in our ability to remember things," says Ravi Allada , a sleep researcher at Northwestern University.


20.11.2014

Scientists Get to the Heart of Fool's Gold as a Solar Material

As the installation of photovoltaic solar cells continues to accelerate, scientists are looking for inexpensive materials beyond the traditional silicon that can efficiently convert sunlight into electricity. Theoretically, iron pyrite -- a cheap compound that makes a common mineral known as fool's gold -- could do the job, but when it works at all, the conversion efficiency remains frustratingly low.


Events

Title Date Time City
BioValley Companies Day 2014 26.11.2014 12:00–18:00 CH - Basel
Meet & Match: Sur le thème de la Photonique 01.12.2014 09:00–17:00 FR - Strasbourg
BioValley Treffpunkt Lörrach 5/2014: Biotech Unternehmen stellen sich vor 03.12.2014 19:00 DE - Lörrach

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