Bevin Fletcher
Digital Editor

Bevin Fletcher is the Digital Editor of Bioscience Technology, where she oversees editorial content for the website and the Bioscience Technology Weekly e-newsletter. She also regularly contributes to Laboratory Equipment, as well as oversees the production of the digital supplement, LabOutlook. Bevin graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism and was previously a reporter at The Deal.  She writes on a variety of topics in the life sciences world such as genomics, disease research, neurology and biotechnology, and interviews researchers and industry experts on their work.  If you are interested in getting the word out on a particular trend or topic, please reach out to her at bevin.fletcher@advantagebusinessmedia.com.

Stanford neuroscientists have created a 3D model to investigate the developing forebrain, and were able to observe —and correct—faulty cell migration due to an...
4.28.2017
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In mouse studies, the nanovaccine stunted tumor growth and prolonged the animals’ lives.
4.27.2017
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A new study in mice suggests that exposure to orange essential oil may be a nonpharmaceutical way of easing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
4.27.2017
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Each year in honor of National DNA Day, celebrated April 25, the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) hosts an essay contest that aims to inspire high...
4.26.2017
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Clinical-stage biotech company Capricor Therapeutics Inc., has announced positive six-month results from a randomized 12-month Phase 1/2 trial in patients with...
4.26.2017
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Find it hard to stay away from certain foods, like chocolate, even when you should? New research says gene variants could affect eating behavior and dietary...
4.25.2017
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Metabolizing fructose to produce energy anaerobically through a specific metabolic pathway is a process that scientists previously thought was only used by...
4.21.2017
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Researchers investigating monoclonal antibodies have cured animals, including guinea pigs and rhesus monkeys, of Marburg and Ravn viruses.
4.20.2017
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Results from the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, Phase 3 study found that almost 40 percent of people with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) had at...
4.19.2017
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The Food and Drug Administration has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to Novartis’ investigational therapy for treatment of adult relapsed and...
4.19.2017
10:26am
Biomedical engineers from the University of Minnesota have created a 3D-bioprinted patch that incorporates human-induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiac...
4.18.2017
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In two parallel collaborative mouse studies, reported April 12 in Nature, researchers found that a DNA-like drug could offer a new therapeutic approach for...
4.17.2017
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Paris-based Nanobiotix is a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company that is spearheading efforts to harness physics rather than biology, as a way to destroy...
4.12.2017
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Clinical-stage microbiome company, Rebiotix Inc., announced positive top line results from it’s prospective, multicenter, open-label, controlled Phase 2 study...
4.12.2017
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Researchers have used optogenetics to weaken the connection between the amygdala and the cortex in the brains of mice to reverse fearful behavior, which might...
4.11.2017
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Robotics kits can be found in many classrooms across the country, giving kids an introduction to engineering and coding. However, fun and hands-on biology...
4.10.2017
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Waking up often in the middle of the night? It could be because of your genes. Researchers have identified a gene that is necessary, from fruit flies to humans...
4.6.2017
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An international consortium, led by Queensland University of Technology researchers, has sequenced the genome of the ‘resurrection plant’ Xerophyta viscosa in...
4.6.2017
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Clinical-stage drug discovery and development company, Oncoceutics Inc., has announced that after an interim analysis, investigators have decided to expand...
4.5.2017
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Overall death rates from cancer continued to decrease between 2010 and 2014, according to the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, however...
4.4.2017
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Although the reason remains unclear, a new study has found that being infected with the hepatitis B or C virus may increase a person’s risk for developing...
4.3.2017
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Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health developed a new technique that combines complimentary methods to help reconstruct reference genomes...
3.31.2017
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While environmental and inherited factors have well-known roles in cancer development, a new study provides evidence that a third, and until this point...
3.24.2017
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In a proof-of-concept study, researchers from the University of California Los Angeles showed that they could detect the presence of DNA molecules using a new...
3.23.2017
11:02am
An international research consortium, led by a team at Johns Hopkins University has successfully designed an entire synthetic yeast genome.
3.22.2017
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An immunotherapy successfully and safely treated five different types of aggressive pediatric brain tumors in mice, according to a new study from researchers...
3.17.2017
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Ten years in the making, researchers have finally received funding to build a prototype of the world’s first total body positron emission tomography (PET)...
3.16.2017
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There is a general consensus that the quick accumulation of beta-amyloid proteins, or so-called plaques, in the brain contribute to the onset and progression...
3.15.2017
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A new light-scattering tool is able to detect structural changes happening in pre-cancerous or cancerous pancreatic lesions, through a highly accurate,...
3.14.2017
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Rather than relying on drugs for pain relief from migraines, patients may be able to turn to wireless stimulation through a patch worn on the arm, according to...
3.10.2017
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A new study adds to evidence that blueberries are a helpful player in maintaining health. Researchers found that drinking concentrated blueberry juice once a...
3.9.2017
11:12am
In the largest whole genome sequencing and analysis of blood metabolites, researchers found that rare variants associated with abnormal blood metabolite...
3.8.2017
10:55am
Researchers from the University at Albany have developed a test that can detect the presence of Ebola from a urine sample, much faster and more cost-...
3.7.2017
10:56am
Rebiotix Inc. was founded in 2011 and is the most clinically advanced microbiome company, with its lead candidate poised to start Phase 3 clinical trials for...
3.3.2017
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Researchers have developed a computer method known as ZeitZeiger that can accurately predict a person’s ‘internal’ time of day by using a sample of blood.
3.1.2017
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Patients suffering from complete spinal cord injuries have little to no treatment options that provide meaningful improvement in patient outcomes. Cambridge,...
2.28.2017
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Creativity might not be a “right-brain” thing after all – but rather the ability of both hemispheres to communicate. A new study from Duke University reveals...
2.24.2017
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A panel of industry executives came together Feb. 13 at the BIO CEO and Investor Conference in New York City, to discuss challenges in treating pain, and new...
2.23.2017
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French biopharmaceutical company PharNext SA is taking a different approach to drug development, by identifying new indications for novel combinations of off-...
2.22.2017
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