• Superbug time bomb

    Superbug time bomb

    The Deutsche Welle shows parts of the PharmaSea movie and stresses the importance of the topic (watch the DW news).

    Copyright: DW
    21.03.2017
  • 12 robots that could make (or break) the oceans

    12 robots that could make (or break) the oceans

    The following 12 emerging ocean technologies are changing the way we harvest food, energy, minerals and data from our seas. (read)

    Copyright: World Economic Forum
    20.09.2016
  • Raiding the Ocean's Medicine Cabinet

    Raiding the Ocean's Medicine Cabinet

    Antibiotics are losing their effectiveness against disease. But the world’s waters could be full of new drugs, just waiting to be discovered. It is thought that around 90 per cent of oceanic life is microscopic. From among these creatures, researchers are uncovering molecules that could form the basis for new medicines. (read)

    Copyright: Helen Scales, BBC Focus
    09.08.2016
  • Medizin aus dem Meer: Konferenz der Mikroben-Fischer

    Medizin aus dem Meer: Konferenz der Mikroben-Fischer

    Das Meer wimmelt nur so vor Bakterien, Algen oder Pilzen. Sie gelten als vielversprechende  Quelle für neuartige Antibiotika oder Wirkstoffe gegen Erkrankungen wie Alzheimer oder Krebs.(read more)

    Copyright: biooekonomie.de
    08.07.2016
  • PharmaSea: increasing value and flow in the marine biodiscovery pipeline

    PharmaSea: increasing value and flow in the marine biodiscovery pipeline

    PharmaSea focuses on obstacles in marine biodiscovery research, development and commercialization and brings together an interdisciplinary team of academic and industry researchers to address and overcome these. PharmaSea is demonstrating how to widen the bottlenecks and increase the flow of ideas and products derived from the marine microbiome towards a greater number of successes in a number of application areas... (read)

    Copyright: https://oceanext.sciencesconf.org/browse?docid=92088&lang=en
    19.05.2016
  • Humanity's health may rely on what sits on the Arctic seabed

    Humanity's health may rely on what sits on the Arctic seabed

    Strange and undiscovered life in the frigid seas of the north could be vital to our future well-being. David Wolman went out on a boat off the coast of Norway to find out why ... (read)

    Copyright: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20160506-the-arctic-gold-rush-for-tomorrows-medicines
    12.05.2016
  • Can the world agree on how to conserve the oceans?

    Can the world agree on how to conserve the oceans?

    A new legally binding treaty aimed at conserving marine resources was the subject of debate at the United Nations in New York over the last two weeks ... (read)

    Copyright: https://portals.iucn.org/blog/
    21.04.2016
  • Bakterietrusselen - threat of bacterial resistance

    Bakterietrusselen - threat of bacterial resistance

    Antibiotic resistance is a huge world problem which now has come to Norway. How dangerous is it? (video is in Norwegian) (watch)

    Copyright: NRK TV
    15.03.2016
  • UWC professor hailed for sea project research to combat infectious diseases

    UWC professor hailed for sea project research to combat infectious diseases

    The University of Western Cape's (UWC) Professor Marla Trindade has been awarded with the Distinguished Young Woman In Science award by the Department of Science and Technology. Trindade leads the UWC team in the EU-funded project PharmaSea... (listen)

    Copyright: http://www.capetalk.co.za
    19.08.2015
  • Buongiorno Regione: Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn

    Buongiorno Regione: Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn

    Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn was visited by the TV programme Buongiorno Regione ... (watch)

    Copyright: Buongiorno Regione
    13.03.2015
  • The Pharmaceutical Journal: Drug discovery returns to the wild

    The Pharmaceutical Journal: Drug discovery returns to the wild

    Researchers now have the tools to unlock the potential of previously uncultivated microbes, prompting a return to drug discovery from natural products... (read)

    Copyright: http://www.pharmaceutical-journal.com
    12.02.2015
  • Capgen: Para evitar la resistencia, la ciencia explora nuevos antibióticos

    Capgen: Para evitar la resistencia, la ciencia explora nuevos antibióticos

    A medida que evolucionan las bacterias patógenas y crece la resistencia a los antibióticos disponibles, científicos de todo el mundo se suman a la búsqueda de alternativas terapéuticas.... (read)

    Copyright: http://www.capgen.org
    06.02.2015
  • Health Aim: Arctic Bacteria Could Create Life-Saving Drugs

    Health Aim: Arctic Bacteria Could Create Life-Saving Drugs

    Researchers are optimistic to find the new bacteria in Arctic Circle that could be used as drugs to cure infections. A team of biologists constituting a EU funded project are finding the new possibilities at Lyngen Fjord of northern Norway, situated above the Arctic Circle on board“Helmer Hanssen”... (read)

    Copyright: http://www.healthaim.com
    21.01.2015
  • BBC: Drugs in dirt – Scientists appeal for help

    BBC: Drugs in dirt – Scientists appeal for help

    US scientists are asking the public to join them in their quest to mine the Earth's soil for compounds that could be turned into vital new drugs... (read)

    Copyright: http://www.bbc.com
    20.01.2015
  • ifl medicine: Could Life Saving Antibiotics be Found the Arctic?

    ifl medicine: Could Life Saving Antibiotics be Found the Arctic?

    A team of researchers on board the Helmer Hanssensearches the Arctic Circle in the Lyngerd Fjord of northern Norway for new antibiotics... (read)

    Copyright: http://iflmedicine.com
    19.01.2015
  • CNN: Arctic waters could hold secret to creating life-saving drugs

    CNN: Arctic waters could hold secret to creating life-saving drugs

    It is early afternoon on board the "Helmer Hanssen," and the Arctic sun is already starting to set. Near the back of the ship, two people dressed in orange rain slickers are anxiously waiting... (watch)

    Copyright: http://edition.cnn.com
    16.01.2015
  • RR noticias: Las aguas del Ártico ¿tienen la clave del futuro de los antibióticos?

    RR noticias: Las aguas del Ártico ¿tienen la clave del futuro de los antibióticos?

    Es una tarde a bordo del Helmer Hanssen, y el sol ártico ya comienza a ponerse. Cerca de la parte trasera del barco, dos personas vestidas con trajes naranja para la lluvia esperan ansiosamente. En cualquier minuto, las líneas del barco se tensarán, y una bolsa de malla verde estará de regreso en la cubierta... (read)

    Copyright: http://rrnoticias.mx
    16.01.2015
  • adn kronos: Progetto 'PharmaSea', mare al setaccio per trovare la 'chiave' per nuovi antibiotici

    adn kronos: Progetto 'PharmaSea', mare al setaccio per trovare la 'chiave' per nuovi antibiotici

    Marcel Jaspars è il fondatore del progetto 'PharmaSea', un'iniziativa finanziata dall'Unione europea per unire i gruppi di scienziati di tutto il mondo alla ricerca di nuovi farmaci antibiotici... (read)

    Copyright: http://www.adnkronos.com
    16.01.2015
  • impronta unika: PharmaSea, il progetto che setaccia il mare per trovare nuovi antibiotici

    impronta unika: PharmaSea, il progetto che setaccia il mare per trovare nuovi antibiotici

    Abbiamo parlato del superantibiotico, la Teixobactina. sintetizzato per combattere i super batteri, un farmaco di laboratorio. Ma c’è anche chi, come Marcel Jaspars, fondatore del progetto PharmaSea, finanziato dall’Unione Europea, riunisce gruppi di scienziati di tutto il mondo alla ricerca di nuovi farmaci antibiotici... (read) 

    Copyright: http://www.improntaunika.it
    16.01.2015
  • Computer Hoy: Buscan los antibióticos del futuro en el Océano Ártico

    Computer Hoy: Buscan los antibióticos del futuro en el Océano Ártico

    En el fiordo de Lyngen, en el Océano Ártico, situado al norte de Noruega, los investigadores a bordo del Helmer Hanssen están buscando la próxima generación de antibióticos... (read)

    Copyright: http://computerhoy.com
    16.01.2015
  • Tech Times: Searching Icy Waters for Antibiotics: Can the Arctic Help Fight Antibiotic-Resistance?

    Tech Times: Searching Icy Waters for Antibiotics: Can the Arctic Help Fight Antibiotic-Resistance?

    As the amount of antibiotic-resistant bacteria grows, the hunt is on to find a new way to fight bacteria in the future... (read)

    Copyright: http://www.techtimes.com
    16.01.2015
  • Wildcat Tribune: Scientists Make Advancements in Antibiotics

    Wildcat Tribune: Scientists Make Advancements in Antibiotics

    Research groups like the PharmaSea Projects are using newer methods to discover antibiotics, such as searching for ancient bacteria in the Arctic Circle to become the new generation of antibiotics... (read)

    Copyright: http://www.thswildcatpress.com
    15.01.2015
  • Epoch Times: Arctic Bacteria Could Form Foundation of Lifesaving Drugs

    Epoch Times: Arctic Bacteria Could Form Foundation of Lifesaving Drugs

    Bacteria growing in the Arctic could provide researchers with new antibiotics, a field that’s getting more urgent as time goes on... (read)

    Copyright: http://www.theepochtimes.com
    15.01.2015
  • Bio Based Press: Mariene biotechnologie – grote mogelijkheden, veel problemen

    Bio Based Press: Mariene biotechnologie – grote mogelijkheden, veel problemen

    Mariene biotechnologie, de wetenschap van biochemische processen in waterorganismen, is een uitdagend onderzoeksveld met mogelijk zeer interessante ontdekkingen als nieuwe antibiotica, cosmetica en voedingsmiddelenadditieven – al zijn er tot nu toe weinig commerciële activiteiten uit voortgekomen... (read)

    Copyright: http://www.biobasedpress.eu
    03.01.2015
  • derstandard.at: Antibiotika aus der Tiefe des Meeres

    derstandard.at: Antibiotika aus der Tiefe des Meeres

    Immer öfter werden Bakterien resistent gegen Antibiotika - Tullner Forscher suchen nach Alternativen - und wurden zwischen Korallen, Schwämmen und Pilzen fündig...(read) 

    Copyright: http://derstandard.at
    29.11.2014
  • Irish Times: Spiders and the sea open new doors to drug discovery

    Irish Times: Spiders and the sea open new doors to drug discovery

    Snakes, marine sponges, tree frogs, centipedes, spiders and deep-sea trenches: these are just some of the areas where scientists are hunting for new drugs... (read)

    Copyright: http://www.irishtimes.com
    16.10.2014
  • www.eleconomista.es: Medicina extrema – la búsqueda de nuevos antibióticos

    www.eleconomista.es: Medicina extrema – la búsqueda de nuevos antibióticos

    Consentir a las hormigas conpétalos de rosas y naranjas frescas podría parecer una insólitamanera de salvar la medicina moderna, pero los científicos de unlaboratorio en el este de Inglaterra piensan que vale la penaintentar... (read)

    Copyright: www.eleconomista.es
    25.08.2014
  • La Rioja: Se buscan nuevos antibióticos

    La Rioja: Se buscan nuevos antibióticos

    Con la proliferación de bacterias resistentes a los antibióticos actuales, los investigadores se ven obligados a innovar y buscar en nuevos lugares... (read)

    Copyright: www.larioja.com
    20.08.2014
  • Stuff.nz.co: New antibiotic frontiers

    Stuff.nz.co: New antibiotic frontiers

    With 9.5 million euros ($12.7 million) of European Union funding, Jaspars launched a project called PharmaSea in which he and a team of international researchers will haul samples of mud and sediment from deep sea trenches in the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic waters around Norway, and then the Antarctic... (read)

    Copyright: Stuff.nz.co:
    18.08.2014
  • Reuters: Extreme medicine – The search for new antibiotics

    Reuters: Extreme medicine – The search for new antibiotics

    Marcel Jaspars, a professor of organic chemistry at Britain's University of Aberdeen, is leading a dive deep into the unknown to search for bacteria that have, quite literally, never before seen the light of day.... (read)

    Copyright: www.reuters.com
    17.08.2014
  • The Morung Express: Extreme medicine – The search for new antibiotics

    The Morung Express: Extreme medicine – The search for new antibiotics

    Pampering leafcutter ants with fragrant rose petals and fresh oranges may seem an unlikely way to rescue modern medicine, but scientists at a lab in eastern England think it’s well worth trying... (read)

    Copyright: www.morungexpress.com
    17.08.2014
  • LSIPR: Plumbing the depths – PharmaSea's search for new drugs

    LSIPR: Plumbing the depths – PharmaSea's search for new drugs

    The PharmaSea project is working to make viable drug candidates of novel compounds found under the sea. LSIPR discovers how the EU-funded initiative does it... (read)

    Copyright: www.lifesciencesipreview.com
    07.07.2014
  • Commnet: Innovation Catalogue 2014

    Commnet: Innovation Catalogue 2014

    This updated publication contains case studies from Bioeconomy projects funded by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research. In addition to presenting the projects, the main objective of the catalogue is to assess their level of innovation and market potential... (read)

    Copyright: commnet.eu
    01.07.2014
  • SeafoodSource.com: Hunting for medicines in the sea

    SeafoodSource.com: Hunting for medicines in the sea

    The next generation of life-saving drugs could be present in the depths of the world’s oceans, according to a BBC report on research being carried out off the west coast of Scotland.... (read)

    Copyright: www.seafoodsource.com
    23.06.2014
  • in-pharmatechnologist.com: Scientists ‘all at sea’ to discover new pharma compounds

    in-pharmatechnologist.com: Scientists ‘all at sea’ to discover new pharma compounds

    Scientists are scouring the seas for novel bioactive compounds as part of PharmaSea , a four-year project which has already turned up interesting compounds from samples of mud, sediment and sea life... (read)

    Copyright: www.in-pharmatechnologist.com
    16.05.2014
  • BBC News: Ocean medicine hunt – A Wild West beneath the waves?

    BBC News: Ocean medicine hunt – A Wild West beneath the waves?

    Prof Marcel Jaspars, from the University of Aberdeen, runs Pharmasea - another EU-funded consortium carrying out research in this area. He says that a new mechanism is needed to make sure any profits from the deep sea are shared... (read)

    Copyright: www.bbc.com
    08.05.2014
  • www.caracol.com.co: A la caza de medicamentos en el océano

    www.caracol.com.co: A la caza de medicamentos en el océano

    Hay una fiebre del oro en la medicina y la búsqueda no es en las minas sino en lo más profundo del mar. Los científicos creen que el mar no sólo lo cura todo, sino que se puede usar para crear nuevos fármacos...  (read)

    Copyright: www.caracol.com.co
    08.05.2014
  • focusmare.it: Pharmasea – A caccia di antibiotici sul fondo dell'oceano

    focusmare.it: Pharmasea – A caccia di antibiotici sul fondo dell'oceano

    “È dal 2003 che non viene brevettata una nuova molecola antibiotica”. Lo dichiara Marcel Jaspars dell’università scozzese dei Aberdeen, facendone la premessa e lo scenario del progetto di cui è a capo,... (read)

    Copyright: www.focusmare.it/
    19.04.2014
  • Sciencebusiness.net: Raiding the underwater medicine cabinet – the EU’s €9.5M venture into the sea

    Sciencebusiness.net: Raiding the underwater medicine cabinet – the EU’s €9.5M venture into the sea

    As resistance to traditional antibiotics reaches crisis levels, scientists are poised to forage in hard-to-reach sea trenches for new antimicrobials and novel compounds that could provide the basis of new drugs... (read)

    Copyright: www.sciencebusiness.net
    09.04.2014
  • New Scientist: "Antibiotic abyss – the extreme quest for new medicines"

    New Scientist: "Antibiotic abyss – the extreme quest for new medicines"

    As antibiotic resistance increases, audacious expeditions are taking the quest for new medicines to the ocean depths, and not a moment too soon... (read)

    Copyright: www.newscientist.com
    27.01.2014
  • BBC Radio 4 Shared Planet: Medicinal Planet

    BBC Radio 4 Shared Planet: Medicinal Planet

    Radio interview with PharmaSea's Project Leader Marcel Jaspars (Duration: 28 minutes)

    In recent years some conventional medicines such as antibiotics have become less effective in treating diseases and infections. With an increasing human population worldwide, the need to discover new medicines for the benefit of human health will... listen.

    Copyright: BBC Radio 4: Shared Planet
    21.01.2014
  • Working day: Meredith Lloyd-Evans

    Working day: Meredith Lloyd-Evans

    7am: Time to surface. Having founded BioBridge 25 years ago in Cambridge and worked continuously since then, work-life balance is increasingly important and every day is valuable,... read

    Copyright: Cambridge News
    10.09.2013
  • Lab Times: Treasures of the Ocean

    Lab Times: Treasures of the Ocean

    Marine biologists, chemists and engineers have banded together for a new EU-funded project to explore the ocean depths. The PharmaSea researchers are hunting for new drug candidates and they are not wasting any time! (read)

    Copyright: www.labtimes.org
    27.08.2013
  • dailymail.co.uk: Does the ocean hold the key to killing anthrax?

    dailymail.co.uk: Does the ocean hold the key to killing anthrax?

    The world’s oceans could unlock future wonder drugs that will eliminate drug-resistant strains of bacteria. This is the hope of William Fenical at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego who has recently discovered compounds in an ocean microbe that show remarkable potential for eliminating anthrax... (read)

    Copyright: www.dailymail.co.uk
    26.07.2013
  • Welt Online: Neue Antibiotika schlummern in der Tiefsee

    Welt Online: Neue Antibiotika schlummern in der Tiefsee

    Antibiotika-Resistenzen breiten sich zunehmend aus. Um neue Wirkstoffe gegen die Superbakterien zu finden, starten Wissenschaftler jetzt eine Expedition zu den tiefsten Stellen der Tiefsee. ... read

    Copyright: Welt Online
    13.07.2013
  • The Nation: Searching for a new wonder drug

    The Nation: Searching for a new wonder drug

    Sonia Elks Marine biologist Robert Johansen gazes down with interest at the mud-grey toxic sea slug in front of him. It’s true that this slimy mass of jelly, which induces blisters if touched with bare hands, has charms that are not immediately obvious to the naked eye.... (read)

    Copyright: www.nation.com.pk
    07.07.2013
  • Al Jazeera: The hunt for antibiotics

    Al Jazeera: The hunt for antibiotics

    Deep in the cold waters of the Arctic Circle lurk marine organisms which could hold the key to one of the biggest challenges of modern medicine - resistance to antibiotics. Scientists collaborating on the PharmaSea project are hoping that organisms found in the fjords of Norway, such as deep-sea sponges and bacteria, could help create vital new antibiotics.. ... watch the film

    Copyright: Al Jazeera
    03.07.2013
  • Scotsman.com: Florists and biologists in Chelsea Flower Show drive

    Scotsman.com: Florists and biologists in Chelsea Flower Show drive

    It must rank as one of the most bizarre collaborations in the history of floral art - the national branch of Scottish flower arrangers and marine biologists from Aberdeen University. ... read

    Copyright: vtelevision
    16.05.2013
  • News Medical: Laboratory for Molecular Biodiscovery, KU Leuven partner for €9.5M 'PharmaSea' project

    News Medical: Laboratory for Molecular Biodiscovery, KU Leuven partner for €9.5M 'PharmaSea' project

    KU Leuven scientist Camila Esguerra and the Laboratory for Molecular Biodiscovery (headed by Prof. Dr. Peter de Witte) are coordinating a €9.5 million, EU-funded project to collect and study marine microbes extracted from some of the ocean's deepest... read more

    Copyright: www.news-medical.net
    12.03.2013
  • vtelevision

    vtelevision

    TV interview (Duration: 27.42 min) with Luis Botana from Universidad de Santiago de Compostela in Spanish. Luis Botana speaks about three European research projects: Pharmatlantic, BAMMBO and PharmaSea.   ...  watch

    Copyright: vtelevision
    07.03.2013
  • Radio Canada

    Radio Canada

    Radio interview (Duration: 8.19 min) with Thomas Vanagt from eCoast in French ...  listen

    Copyright: Radio Canada
    05.03.2013
  • European Biotechnology News: Antibiotic resistance - the real treasures of the deep

    European Biotechnology News: Antibiotic resistance - the real treasures of the deep

    We are under fire from a health threat we thought we had mastered long ago. Decades of antibiotics use have fueled resistance in bacteria that were once easily killed by them. Most pharmaceuticals largely abandoned the search for new antimicrobial compounds... read more

    Copyright: European Biotechnology News | No 3 | Volume 12 |2013
    01.03.2013
  • Chemistry World: PharmaSea to scour ocean depths for new drugs

    Chemistry World: PharmaSea to scour ocean depths for new drugs

    A new project will soon see scientists trawling the ocean bottoms for new bioactive compounds. Scientists on the PharmaSea mission will haul samples of mud and sediment from the deep sea, isolating marine organisms in the hunt for novel drug candidates... read more

    Copyright: http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld
    27.02.2013
  • French Tribune: Scientists to Search Antibiotics at the Deepest and Coldest Places on Earth

    French Tribune: Scientists to Search Antibiotics at the Deepest and Coldest Places on Earth

    An initiative by University of Aberdeen, scientists from all over Europe will be garnering samples of mud and sediments in Arctic and Antarctic Ocean to hunt for new antibiotics. This hunt will take researchers to the deepest and coldest places on the planet. The scientists are expected to go up to... read more

    Copyright: www.frenchtribune.com
    20.02.2013
  • RSC: RSC ChemSpider supports deep-sea project to find new antibiotics

    RSC: RSC ChemSpider supports deep-sea project to find new antibiotics

    The RSC is using its extensive experience in hosting chemical data to support a research project to find new bioactive compounds deep in the world's ocean beds, which could produce novel antibiotics ... read

    Copyright: RSC
    20.02.2013
  • Radio New Zealand: Drug researchers eye New Zealand seabed

    Radio New Zealand: Drug researchers eye New Zealand seabed

    The hunt for new life-saving antibiotics is taking researchers to some of the deepest and coldest places on Earth (Duration: 1.57 min)...  listen

    Copyright: Radio New Zealand
    19.02.2013
  • Scientist Live: Plunging new depths in hunt for life-saving antibiotics

    Scientist Live: Plunging new depths in hunt for life-saving antibiotics

    The hunt for new life-saving antibiotics is taking researchers to some of the deepest and coldest places on Earth. Led by the University of Aberdeen, scientists from across Europe will probe previously untapped oceanic trenches in the Arctic and Antarctic to collect... read more

    Copyright: www.scientistlive.com
    19.02.2013
  • Nunatsiaq News: Researchers, pharma-firms to search Arctic seabed for new antibiotics

    Nunatsiaq News: Researchers, pharma-firms to search Arctic seabed for new antibiotics

    Why would companies that make medicines care about the Arctic? Because hidden deep in the trenches of cold northern waters are strange new organisms that just might contain the next breakthrough antibiotic drug,... read more

    Copyright: www.scientistlive.com
    19.02.2013
  • Optimistworld: Researchers plunge new depths below sea level in the hunt for life-saving antibiotics

    Optimistworld: Researchers plunge new depths below sea level in the hunt for life-saving antibiotics

    The hunt for new life-saving antibiotics is taking researchers to some of the deepest and coldest places on Earth. Scientists from across Europe will probe previously untapped oceanic trenches in the Arctic and Antarctic to collect... read more

    Copyright: http://optimistworld.com
    18.02.2013
  • BBC News: Antibiotics search to focus on sea bed

    BBC News: Antibiotics search to focus on sea bed

    Researchers are embarking on an £8m project to discover new antibiotics at the bottom of the ocean. A team, led by scientists at Aberdeen University, is hunting for undiscovered chemicals among life that has evolved in deep sea trenches... read more

    Copyright: www.bbc.co.uk
    16.02.2013
  • eurobiotechnews.eu: Diving for novel antibiotics

    eurobiotechnews.eu: Diving for novel antibiotics

    The EU-project PharmaSea will bring researchers to some of the deepest, coldest and hottest places on the planet in the hunt for novel antibiotics. Scientists from the UK, Belgium, Norway, Spain, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Denmark will work together to collect... read more

    Copyright: www.eurobiotechnews.eu
    16.02.2013
  • wired.co.uk: Antibiotics hunted in deep ocean trenches

    wired.co.uk: Antibiotics hunted in deep ocean trenches

    Aberdeen University researchers are hoping to find the next generation of infection-fighting drugs in the depths of the sea. A team, led by Marcel Jaspars, will sail to a number of deep ocean trenches around the globe and drop sampling equipment to the bottom... read more

    Copyright: www.wired.co.uk
    16.02.2013
  • Radio New Zealand News: NZ seabed eyed in search for new antibiotics

    Radio New Zealand News: NZ seabed eyed in search for new antibiotics

    British researchers spending £8 million to discover new antibiotics say they will search for undiscovered chemicals among life which has evolved in New Zealand's deep sea trenches. Professor Marcel Jaspars says the team led by Aberdeen University... read more

    Copyright: Radio New Zealand News
    16.02.2013
  • Medical News Today: Hunt For New Antibiotics Turns To Deep Sea Trenches

    Medical News Today: Hunt For New Antibiotics Turns To Deep Sea Trenches

    Around the world, as disease-causing bugs become more and more resistant to current effective antibiotics, doctors fear there will be no means to treat seriously ill patients in the future. Now scientists have widened the search for new drugs... read more

    Copyright: www.medicalnewstoday.com
    15.02.2013
  • Laboratory Talk: Deep sea search for novel antibiotics

    Laboratory Talk: Deep sea search for novel antibiotics

    The PharmaSea project will focus on the commercialisation of bioactive compounds from marine organisms. The large-scale, four-year project is backed by more than €9.5 million of EU funding and brings together 24 partners from 14 countries from industry, academia and non-profit... read more

    Copyright: www.laboratorytalk.com
    15.02.2013
  • Phys.org: EU-project on deep-sea organisms

    Phys.org: EU-project on deep-sea organisms

    The collaborative project PharmaSea will bring European researchers to some of the deepest, coldest and hottest places on the planet. Scientists from the UK, Belgium, Norway, Spain, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Denmark will work together to collect... read more

    Copyright: www.phys.org
    15.02.2013
  • Scotsman.com: Scots scientists to lead antibiotic polar mission

    Scotsman.com: Scots scientists to lead antibiotic polar mission

    THE hunt for new life-saving antibiotics is set to take a team of researchers, led by scientists at a Scottish university, to some of the deepest stretches of the polar seas and the most inhospitable parts of the planet... read more

    Copyright: www.scotsman.com
    15.02.2013
  • Bluesci: A sea of possibilities for new antibiotics

    Bluesci: A sea of possibilities for new antibiotics

    Each time we use an antibiotic, the weaker strains of infection are killed off while the stronger, more virulent strains are left behind to multiply. In the past, this has not caused much concern, as there has always been a new drug available to fight the infection. Now however,... read more

    Copyright: http://www.bluesci.org
    15.02.2013
  • Select Science: New Project for the Discovery of Bioactive Compounds from Marine Organisms

    Select Science: New Project for the Discovery of Bioactive Compounds from Marine Organisms

    The PharmaSea project focuses on biodiscovery research and the development and commercialization of new bioactive compounds from marine organisms, including deep-sea sponges and bacteria, to evaluate their potential as novel drug leads or ingredients for nutrition or cosmetic applications. ... read more

    Copyright: www.selectscience.net
    15.02.2013
  • Business Insider: Aberdeen University scientists to lead search for new novel antibiotics

    Business Insider: Aberdeen University scientists to lead search for new novel antibiotics

    Scientists and researchers will lead an £8m EU funded project to search for infection fighting chemicals on the ocean floor. A team led by scientists at Aberdeen University will conduct an £8 million research project to search for new infection fighting chemicals on the ocean floor... read more

    Copyright: www.business7.co.uk
    15.02.2013
  • STV News: Scots scientists to search oceans to find new life-saving antibiotics

    STV News: Scots scientists to search oceans to find new life-saving antibiotics

    Scientist from the University of Aberdeen are to search oceans in an effort to develop new life-saving antibiotics. The experts will probe previously untapped oceanic trenches in the Arctic and Antarctic to collect and screen samples of mud and sediment.. read more

    Copyright: http://news.stv.tv
    14.02.2013
  • Unity.lv: Antibiotics search to focus on sea bed

    Unity.lv: Antibiotics search to focus on sea bed

    Researchers are embarking on an £8m project to discover new antibiotics at the bottom of the ocean. A team, led by scientists at Aberdeen University, is hunting for undiscovered chemicals among life which has evolved in deep sea trenches. Prof Marcel Jaspars said... read more

     

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    14.02.2013
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