BIO-Europe growing further – European Biotechnology

Europe's largest partnering event, the BIO-Europe, hit another visitor record on the occasion of its 25th anniversary in Hamburg. According to still inofficial figures, EBD Group's partnering event in Hamburg, the vibrant centre of Life...

Gilead Grows Antiviral Pipeline with Novartis, DURECT Licensing Deals

DURECT president and CEO James E. Brown, DVM Gilead Sciences has bolstered its pipeline of antiviral drugs in recent days through a potentially $320 million-plus licensing deal with DURECT announced today, and a $291 million-plus...

BIOTECanada and Cognit.ca Launch Initiative to Help Biotechnology Industry Mobilize University and Hospital Research...

To help accelerate innovation in Canada’s biotechnology industry, BIOTECanada and Cognit.ca are partnering to launch the Biotechnology R&D Portal and the Biotechnology R&D Showcase webinar series. The goal of this initiative is to help...

The Top 10 Biotechnology Companies Leading the Charge in… – Labiotech.eu

These are the top 10 biotechnology companies at the forefront of Poland’s emerging biotech sector, which is becoming a hotspot for startups. Over the last decade, Poland has seen the rise of its biotech industry....

Inhaled Treatment Reduces Severe Covid-19 Risk by 79%

An experimental Covid-19 treatment that is delivered directly to the lungs via a nebulizer reduced the risk of mortality and the need for mechanical ventilation in a phase II trial. In the trial, the lead...

Tandem catalytic system efficiently converts carbon dioxide to methanol

Encapsulating multiple molecular catalysts in nanoporous metal-organic frameworks central to efficient transformation Credit: Frank Tsung Chestnut Hill, Mass. (7/24/2020) – Converting carbon dioxide to methanol, a potentially renewable...

Human medicines affect fish behavior

Credit: Anna Nilsen/LiU Human medicines that act on important signal systems in the brain make fish bolder, shows a new study on three-spined sticklebacks by researchers at Linköping University. The results reinforce that the signal...

Text messaging helps improve access to prenatal health information, study finds

Pregnant urban African American and immigrant Afro-Caribbean women are more likely to receive the prenatal health information they need if they are given access to mhealth apps like Text4baby. That is the finding of...

Senators who led pharma-friendly patent reform also prime targets for pharma cash

Early last year, as lawmakers vowed to curb rising drug prices, Sen. Thom Tillis was named chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on intellectual property rights, a committee that had not met since...

Cyanobacteria as ‘green’ catalysts in biotechnology – Science Daily

Cyanobacteria, despite staining water green through their special pigments, are colloquially known as "blue-green algae," and convert light energy into chemical energy particularly effectively thanks to their highly active photosynthetic cells. This makes them...