This CAR-T Tag-Team Could Wipe Out HIV for Good

CAR-T may have made its name as the cancer breakthrough of this century, but its roots dig far back to one of humanity’s other terrifying medical nemeses: HIV. This week, Lengtigen, a biotech company based in Gaithersburg, MD, teamed up with researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York to dust off…

Biotech department aims to make new vaccines

Renu Swarup, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), with B. Anand, Additional Secretary, DBT, in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday.   more-in To be included in the national immunisation programme Spurred by the success of the rotavirus vaccine, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has set its sights on developing more indigenous vaccines that could be included in the…

Unity Biotech: Buy at the Low?

Unity Biotech (NASDAQ: UBX) is developing drug candidates to extend the number of years humans can live unburdened by disease, but investors might appreciate it if the small-cap pharma focused just a little bit more on extending the price of shares.The stock is trading at all-time lows (though “all-time” is just since its IPO in mid-2018). The…

Saving lives with ICS and critical infrastructure security

Introduction Digital transformation has revolutionized critical infrastructure industries like manufacturing, enabling them to harness new technologies such as the cloud and the Internet of Things to do things better, faster and smarter. And like with any newly blazed trails, this transformation has come with new risks.  Industrial control systems (ICS) — used in sectors such…