biotechnology

Singapore Develops COVID-19 Kit That Detects Neutralizing Antibodies

The cPass kit, which is the first of its kind in the world, can detect neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in an hour.

Biodegradable Plastics Startup RWDC Raises US$133 Million

RWDC Industries Ltd will use the US$133 million series B funding to expand the production capacity by building a new facility in Athens, Georgia.

Prime Editing Optimized For Rice And Wheat

Prime editing, a new genome editing approach, has great potential for plant breeding and functional genomic research.

Bob Langer On How Science Can Tackle COVID-19 (VIDEO)

Join Wildtype Media Group CEO Dr. Juliana Chan as she chats with biotechnology trailblazer Professor Robert Langer about the role that science plays in the fight against COVID-19.

A Fishy Solution To Sustainable Wearable Tech

Films derived from fish scales could represent a promising alternative for more sustainable flexible electronics, including wearables and folding displays.

Dr Dan Widmaier Of Bolt Threads

One company is weaving spider silk and fungi in an attempt to revolutionise the fashion industry one thread at a time.

Nuts & Bolts—Take A Bite Out of Food Innovation

Fresh, filling and functional foods: Three TechOffers to shake up the food value chain.

From Beer To Bispecifics And Beyond

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, chairman and managing director of Biocon, shares her thoughts on Asia’s growing role in biotech R&D.

Tackling Obesity By Targeting Brain Cells

By inhibiting a protein called TSPO in specific cells of the brain, researchers in South Korea have found a way to induce weight loss in mice.