September 12, 2018

Renesas

Japan’s Renesas Electronics Corp has, in a latest statement, said that the company has agreed upon a deal to buy Integrated Device Technology Inc. for $6.7 bn. This marks the second notable acquisition for Renesas as the company looks to dive deeper into the field of semiconductors for driver-free or self-driving vehicles. As for the U.S. chip company, the deal highlights the intense level of competition among international chipmakers as

CRISPR-Cas 9

A team of researchers from University of Utah has discovered that nucleosomes can hinder CRISPR-Cas 9 cleavage productivity. A paper published by the team of researchers in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, the team talks about testing the gene editing on yeast samples. The paper consists of the final results and their findings about the test on the yeast. The gene editing technique mentioned above utilizes RNA to