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Our 2017 Media Kit is now available
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Inside this issue:
February 2017
Amgen and Immatics combine expertise to develop next-generation, T cell-engaging bispecific immunotherapies...
by H. Nathaniel Koonce
February 2017
Newly discovered ‘off-switches’ for CRISPR-Cas9 could mean safer, more specific gene editing...
by Kelsey Kaustinen
February 2017
As applications broaden, footprints shrink...
by Randall C Willis
February 2017
From reproducibility to genomic data sets to the best countries for research, plus a look at what some specific companies and institutions are doing...
by Jeffrey Bouley
 
Top Story
December Q&A
As part of the December 2016 issue of DDNews, we have an online-only bonus piece, a Q&A titled "Solosec’s trajectory among antibiotics." In it, Robert Jacks, president and chief financial officer of Symbiomix, discusses briefly with DDNews the company’s product Solosec (secnidazole), a next-generation 5-nitroimidazole antibiotic aimed currently at treating bacterial vaginosis. (Read it now)


Editor's Focus:
February 2017
Although there are no universally accepted guidelines to ensure that antibodies have been properly validated, there are steps that can (and should) be taken by both the antibody industry and the researchers who use antibodies to improve that situation.. [ more ]
by Dr. Poulomi Acharya of Bio-Rad

February 2017
Yes, there are issues and problems around the issue of reproducibility in scientific studies, and they need to be addressed; at the same time, there are reasons this area is challenging, and there is no reason to denigrate science overall because of it.. [ more ]
by Peter T. Kissinger

February 2017
In this month's editorial, I studiously avoided almost all of the easy and very tempting puns related to marijuana because the truth is that cannabis-related research is serious business these days; in fact, it long has been, but now it is getting more respect and attention.. [ more ]
by Jeffrey Bouley

 
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