Perspectives

JOB OPENING: SCIENCE COMMUNICATIONS SENIOR ADVISOR

Join us. We’re in search of a PhD-level communicator to join our team in an advisory, part-time capacity. Our work is translational, interpreting the world’s leading-edge science and technology into stories, images, and presentations which unlock its meaning for influential audiences. It’s fun. It’s hard. It’s a commitment to learning and humility. And it all […]

ZME Science ft. Phase Genomics: Saving the Honey Bee: Can New Genomic Clues Help Solve the Colony Collapse Mystery?

Colony collapse disorder has been the scourge of U.S. beekeepers for more than a decade, contributing to a 30-40 percent plunge in commercial honey bee colonies since 2006. Read the rest right here:  zmescience.com/science/biology/saving-the-honey-bee-can-new-genomic-clues-help-solve-the-colony-collapse-mystery

KIVI Boise: New research tracks how bacteria communicate, share DNA to resist antibiotics

BOISE – A growing public health crisis is happening all over the world, including our rivers, soil, and hospitals here in Idaho. “We’ve used tons and tons of antibiotics lately, these bacteria that are resistant are rising in frequency everywhere on the planet basically,” said University of Idaho Professor Eva top, “we’re traveling much more, […]

Medgadget ft. Nu-Med Plus: Miniaturized Inhaled Nitric Oxide Delivery Units for Use in a Doctor’s Office

Nu-Med Plus, a medtech firm based in Utah, has developed a range of smart delivery devices for inhaled nitric oxide delivery, including a miniaturized unit that can operate in a doctor’s office. The innovation has been possible as parts of the drug patent for nitric oxide have been invalidated, meaning that the cost of the treatment […]

Study to explore viability of robot-built space outposts made from debris

There’s a lot of perfectly good space junk floating around up there, such as the upper stages of spent rockets. NanoRacks, a company dedicated to democratizing low-earth orbit by supporting innovations like cheap, easily deployed CubeSats, wants to use those in-space structures to build habitats known as Outposts. The Outposts could prove to be crucial […]

GeekWire: SEngine Receives 3.1m Grant to Bring Personalized Cancer Fighting Tech to Patients

Every patient’s cancer is unique and every patient responds to cancer drugs differently. But right now, all patients with the same kind of cancer are treated with the same drugs. SEngine Precision Medicine is hoping to change that with new platform, called PARIS, that grows and analyzes a patient’s cancer cells to figure out which drugs […]

s2s PR Representing Xconomy “What’s Hot in Seattle Biotech” Speakers

We’re proud to have cultivated the speaking engagement for Phase Genomics. CEO Ivan Liachko will present on the convergence of technology and the life sciences on June 12th in Seattle, alongside other biotech innovators such as Adaptive Biotechnologies and Silverback Therapeutics. Find the details and join us here: https://www.xconomy.com/whats-hot-in-seattle-biotech/speakers/