U.S. to Support Philippines in Addressing Biological and Chemical Security Threats

DTRA representatives and members of various government agencies discuss the creation of a national training center to support national security and the environment. Manila, August 11, 2022—From July 27 to August 2, the United States government, through the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program, held a series of meetings with … Read more

Poland launches 2nd phase of geothermal support program

Plesna Village, Lesser Poland Province (source: Zygmunt Put, wikimedia/creative commons) Poland launches second phase of geothermal support program Polska Geotermia Plus supporting two shallower depth geothermal projects. The Polish National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management (NFOSiGW) will transfer up to PLN 6 million in subsidies to two resorts in the Lesser Poland Province … Read more

UKI2S gets £37m top up to support British energy, defence, biology spinouts

Publicly backed UK Innovation and Science Seed Fund (UKI2S) is expanding its patient capital fund by £37m to support spinouts in fields like synthetic biology, fusion energy and defence. The evergreen fund — one with no set end date, which allows for riskier bets with less pressure for immediate growth — aims to help turn … Read more

Sweet sensors support stressed cell survival

Citation: Himmel NJ, Benton R (2022) Sweet sensors support stressed cell survival. PLoS Biol 20(7): e3001705. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3001705 Published: July 22, 2022 Copyright: © 2022 Himmel, Benton. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original … Read more

National hub to support synthetic biology extended with £5.5m funding commitment | Imperial News

SynbiCITE, the UK’s National Center for the Industrial Translation of Synthetic Biology, has received a £ 5.5m funding commitment from SynBioVen. The funding will enable the Imperial-hosted center to continue to support synthetic biology startups and SMEs, strengthen the emerging UK bioeconomy and help unlock the societal benefits of synthetic biology. Synthetic biology, also known … Read more

National hub to support synthetic biology extended with £5.5m funding commitment

SynbiCITE, the UK’s National Center for the Industrial Translation of Synthetic Biology, has received a £ 5.5m funding commitment from SynBioVen. The funding will enable the Imperial-hosted center to continue to support synthetic biology startups and SMEs, strengthen the emerging UK bioeconomy and help unlock the societal benefits of synthetic biology. Synthetic biology, also known … Read more

Social support found to reduce stress levels in orphaned wild elephants

Two of the study orphans at ages 13 and 14, resting with their calves. One has a floppy left ear and the other (since killed by gunfire during conflict between humans and elephants) had a floppy right ear. They were always together, so they had at least one pair of righted ears between them. Credit: … Read more

Biologist: W.Va. gardeners can do much to support butterflies

A field in early summer in Monroe County near Raines Corner, West Virginia, is ideal for attracting pollinators. Concerns about a decline in bees and butterflies have grown recently. Still, according to a state biologist, West Virginians have a unique opportunity to offer their lush environment to support pollination worldwide. Lawns need not be trim … Read more

DCS to Support Army Development Command Chemical Biological Center under New Contract Award

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 14, 2022 / PRNewswire / – DCS Corporation is pleased to announce the award of a 10-year Scientific, Technical, Engineering and Program Support Services (STEPSS) contract. STEPSS is a multiple-award, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract with a $ 869M shared ceiling to support the United States Army Development Command Chemical Biological Center … Read more

SUPERIOR GOLD FILES TECHNICAL REPORT TO SUPPORT PREVIOUSLY RELEASED MINERAL RESERVE AND RESOURCE UPDATE WHICH SAW MINERAL RESERVES INCREASE 66% AND INFERRED MINERAL RESOURCES INCREASE 29%

Highlights of the 2022 Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve Estimates: Proven and Probable Mineral Reserves increased by 66% to 630 thousand ounces of contained gold Measured and Indicated Mineral Resources, inclusive of Mineral Reserves, increased by 2% to 1.92 million ounces of contained gold Inferred Mineral Resources increased by 29% to 3.97 million ounces of … Read more