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The Jackson Laboratory collaborates to help the NIH fight rare diseases

Independent nonprofit biomedical research institute The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) has teamed with Lovelace Biomedical, Exemplar Genetics, Iontox...

10 July 2019

Startups from Portland and Orono win 2019 Top Gun Showcase competition

Neuright, a biotech spinoff from the University of Maine, and Sticky Sweet, Portland’s first shop featuring plant-based...

10 July 2019

Winner of Maine BioGENEius Challenge Competes in International Finals in Philadelphia (guest post by Melissa Tian)

26 June 2019

Lots of ‘cool science’ at Bates spurred by federal program

LEWISTON — For most people, mouse poop is a sign they had better get a cat or...

17 June 2019

13-year-old Mainer’s medical invention gains national recognition13-year-old Mainer’s medical invention gains national recognition

HERMON, Maine — Life gave Morgan LaRochelle lemons and boy has she made lemonade! The 13-year-old from...

12 June 2019

An industry with a family tree: Much of Maine’s biotech industry grew out of two firms

Like some of its products, cultivated from the cells, strands and science of living organisms, Maine’s biotechnology...

11 June 2019

Feds inject $18 million into biotech research and training in Maine

Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor received an award of nearly $18 million from the National...

21 May 2019

Brunswick company making scientific advances toward more effective prescriptions at lower costs

BRUNSWICK, Maine — The side effects of any new pharmaceutical drug can often be scarier than what...

10 May 2019

BioME hosts 1st annual Student Showcase

2 May 2019

A Maine high school was ranked No. 2 in the country. Here’s what you need to know.

Teachers and students alike were celebrating after a Maine high school was ranked the second best public...

2 May 2019