This city is angling to build the East Coast’s next innovation hub

Kendall Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, represents a near-perfect marriage of technology, science, and capitalism. Butting right up against MIT and down the street from Harvard, the square boasts gleaming high-rises built by Pfizer, Biogen, and Akamai, offices with outposts for Google, Facebook, and Twitter, and thriving incubators and accelerators including Cogo Labs and MIT’s the Engine. In 2009, the Boston Consulting Group called it “the most innovative square mile on earth.”

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Multi-directional activity control of cellular processes as a new tool

The spatial and temporal dynamics of proteins or organelles plays a crucial role in controlling various cellular processes and in development of diseases. Yet, acute control of activity at distinct locations within a cell cannot be achieved. Scientists now present a new chemo-optogenetic method that enables tunable, reversible, and rapid control of activity at multiple subcellular compartments within a living cell.

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BIOQUÉBEC AND TRIUMVIRATE ENVIRONMENTAL JOIN FORCES TO PROMOTE AND FACILITATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF EFFECTIVE AND SUSTAINABLE LABORATORY PRACTICES

BIOQuébec and Triumvirate Environmental are pleased to announce they have finalized a collaboration agreement aiming to promote access for BIOQuébec members to products and services that will allow them to implement and maintain safe and sustainable laboratory practices.

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