First gene therapy for β-thalassemia approved

Bluebird Bio’s gene therapy eliminates the need for blood transfusions in patients with β-thalassemia. The β-hemoglobinopathies, which include […]

Soil microbes play a key role in plant disease resistance

Scientists have discovered that soil microbes can make plants more resistant to an aggressive disease — opening new […]

Rethinking how cholesterol is integrated into cells

Most people have heard of “cholesterol levels” and the dangers of high blood cholesterol, which is one of […]

Methane-consuming bacteria could be the future of fuel

Known for their ability to remove methane from the environment and convert it into a usable fuel, methanotrophic […]

The Institute of Biotechnology, Hue University organized “Green Sunday”

On September 22th 2009, the Youth Union and the Trade Unions of Institute of Biotechnology (HUIB), Hue University […]