Archive: 04/28/2011

FDA panel endorses Vertex hepatitis C drug

(AP) -- Federal health experts say an experimental hepatitis C drug from Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a significant step forward in treating the virus, despite a high rate of rashes among patients taking the tablet.

dateApr 28, 2011 in Medications
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Thomson Reuters net profit nearly doubles

Thomson Reuters said Thursday that its net profit nearly doubled in the first quarter and announced plans to sell off two more businesses to fuel investment in its "core" activities.

dateApr 28, 2011 in Business
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As the worm turns, its secrets are revealed

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, have developed a new method for discerning the functions of previously uncharacterized ...

dateApr 28, 2011 in Biotechnology
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China announces Space Station plans

(PhysOrg.com) -- Less than a decade after launching their first astronaut into space, the China Manned Space Engineering Office announced in a news conference this week their plans to build and develop a 60-ton ...

dateApr 28, 2011 in Space Exploration report
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