Month: February 2022

2022/02 Nanocarriers may lead to pest-resistant crops without changing the plant genome Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS) have shown that cell-penetrating peptides (CPP*) can be used to introduce plasmid DNA into plants by spraying. Depending on the DNA carried by the plasmid, the researchers showed that they could express foreign proteins in the plant, introduce interfering RNA which silences specific […]

Shimazu and Shionogi establish Advan Sentinel, a joint venture for sewage monitoring of COVID

The company Advan Sentinel in Osaka will provide sewage monitoring-related services to the national and local governments, companies, etc., aiming for sales of 1 billion JP¥ (~7.6 million €) in the next 2-3 years.  Shimadzu has developed a „PoP-CoV“ sampler which is installed in manholes for continuous collection over 1 or 2 days. The sample […]

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