Archive: 04/8/2010

New meds faster

Before a new medication arrives on the market, it must be tested on animal models and in humans. In order to conduct these tests, a substantial amount of the therapeutically effective substances are needed - such as proteins ...

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Scientists call for biodiversity barometer

For the first time scientists have put a figure on how much it would cost to learn about the conservation status of millions of species, some of which have yet to be identified. The price tag is US$60 million, according to ...

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Online ad revenue up 2.6 pct in 4Q to $6.3 bln

(AP) -- Online advertising revenue grew by 2.6 percent in the fourth quarter, the first year-over-year increase in more than 12 months as companies became more comfortable with spending on marketing, according to report ...

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