Life Science

Worm research sheds light on aging process

No, not the electronic worms we have been staving off lately… The article linked here reports on research that focuses on worms because they, like humans and all other creatures, share the identical class of molecules — called “small heat shock proteins’.’ The newly discovered class of molecules plays a crucial caretaking role in cells: maintaining the shape of cellular ...

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Look out, Silicon Valley

8-17, State: Is biotechnology corridor in making near Houston? Houston, TX, is developing a potential “biotechnology corridor” drawing in life science companies using U Texas Health Science and NASA as foundation blocks. This follows a trend to see the future as requiring expertise in life science, not just electronics. Even in Silicon Valley a similar transformation is taking place. The ...

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