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Welcome to Nordic BioSite's Life Science Blog. Here, we will provide commentary on current events and trends in biological sciences, interesting stories about important scientists, technical tips and suggestions, and much more. Read on and learn something new.
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World Microbiome Day 2020

Today is the 2nd World Microbiome Day, following on from the very first World Microbiome Day, launched by APC Microbiome, at University College Cork in Ireland last year!

Parkinson’s Disease & The Microbiome

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a debilitating and incurable age-related neurodegenerative disease that affects bodily movements and worsens over time. It is one of the most common neurological diseases and its incidence is rising rapidly, with 14 million cases expected globally just 20 years from now.

World AIDs Day 2019

Yesterday was an important day for Christians all over the world. The first Advent candles were lit and millions of children started preparing their annual letters to Santa.

But did you know that yesterday was also World AIDS Day? In fact, it was the 31st AIDS day since the tradition started in 1988, when AIDSs was the first disease to get its own Global Health Day.

Nordic BioSite’s attending the 45th SSI meeting in Geilo

Nordic BioSite will be at the 45th Scandinavian Society for Immunology (SSI) meeting, taking place in beautiful Geilo, Norway 2nd-6tf of April. You can come and talk to us during 3 days filled with exciting scientific speakers and information about the newest products for immunology research

Nordic BioSite Sponsors Canditect Project at International Scientific Competition

This month, almost 6,000 students representing 340 teams from all over the world will compete at the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (IGEM). The objective of IGEM is to advance an innovative project using synthetic biology.

Nordic BioSite are proud to sponsor the University of Oslo team (UiOslo_Norway iGEM team 2018) with their project Canditect, which aims to develop a quick and reliable self-test for vulvovaginal Candida albicans infection.

2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine – First Ever Nobel Prize Awarded for Development of a Cancer Therapy

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was announced yesterday by the Nobel assembly at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. For the first time ever, the prize was awarded for the development of a new cancer therapy.