A Recipe for Stronger Biodegradable Plastics
Current recipes for synthesizing bioplastics often produce flimsy materials. But researchers have now found a way to “season” biodegradable plastics to make them stronger. It just takes a “pinch” of cream of tartar (tartaric acid) or citric acid.
Acceptys and OncoMab Announce Integration of Human Antibody Drug Development Pipeline and Operations
Acceptys has acquired the right to develop all 8 lead antibody therapeutic candidates from the OncoMab pipeline.
NIST Releases a Major Upgrade of Mass Spectra Library
The library is an encyclopedic database of "fingerprints" used to identify chemical compounds.
Nanogen Expands Patent Portfolio in Genetic Analysis Technologies
The patents further bolster Nanogen's intellectual property position in genetic analysis technologies.
Exelixis and Wyeth Sign License Agreement
The agreement is related to compounds targeting the receptor implicated in metabolic and liver disorders.
DNAPrint Completes Acquistion of Ellipsis Biotherapeutics
Ellipsis Biotherapeutics acquisition strengthens DNAPrint’ position in the diagnostic and clinical patient testing market.
AstraZeneca’s Cancer Treatments Ability Enhanced by KuDOS’ Acquisition
The acquisition of KuDOS Pharmaceuticals augments AstraZeneca’s portfolio with clinical and pre-clinical compounds and programmes.
Acumen and deCODE Chemistry Initiate Drug Discovery Research
The target of this programme is to identify potential therapeutic treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease.
Veeco Appoints New Asia Pacific General Manager
Benjamin Loh Gek Lim has been appointed as Senior Vice President/General Manager.
Study Demonstrates Combined Techniques to Detect Alzheimer's Disease
The researchers combined high-tech brain imaging with measurement of beta-amyloid protein fragments in CSF.
Southeast Nebraska Cancer Center Receives Major Research Funding
This funding will allow doctors and researchers to develop effective treatments for cancer patients.