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Probiotic hydrogels heal gut wounds other bandages can’t reach

Joshi’s and other laboratories have previously harnessed commensal strains of E. coli to secrete biofilm-forming nanofibers, and as living foundries for the fabrication of pharmaceuticals, fine chemicals, or substances that can help with environmental remediation by engineering the CsgA protein that the bacteria secrete, which self-assembles into curli nanofibers in the extracellular environment. In these… Read More »

As health systems reach comfort level with the cloud, the sky’s the limit for innovation

It wasn’t too long ago that most IT and security professionals would balk at the very idea of keeping mission-critical data – especially protected health information – in the public cloud. For all the convenience, cost savings and agility remote hosting might offer, after all, the risks of entrusting such precious data to a third… Read More »

Purdue Pharma and Sacklers Reach $270 Million Settlement in Opioid Lawsuit

Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, agreed to pay $ 270 million to avoid going to a state court trial over the company’s role in the opioid addiction epidemic that has killed more than 200,000 Americans over the past two decades. The payment, negotiated to settle a case brought… Read More »