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Can Monoclonal Antibodies Cure Alzheimer’s?

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything in the last year, it’s the enormous role that antibodies play in keeping us not only alive but well. Antibodies—proteins produced by the body’s immune systems—destroy...

Meet the Heroes You Never Knew You Had 

Three Underappreciated Female Pioneers of Synthetic Biology The field of synthetic biology has come a long way from the CRISPR-less days of the early aughts. In 2000,  bioengineers made the leap from studying natural...

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Jellatech Announces $2M Pre-seed Round

North Carolina-based biotech startup Jellatech announces its $2M pre-seed fundraise. Investors in this round include Iron Grey, YellowDog, 7 Hound Ventures, Capital V, Sentient Investments, Bluestein Ventures...

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