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Snake venom charms science world

The King Cobra continues to weave its charm with researchers identifying a protein in its venom with the potential for new drug discovery and to advance understanding of disease mechanisms.

Mar 08, 2010 4.8 / 5 (4) 0 | with audio podcast

Zebrafish swim into drug development

By combining the tools of medicinal chemistry and zebrafish biology, a team of Vanderbilt investigators has identified compounds that may offer therapeutic leads for bone-related diseases and cancer.

Jan 21, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0 | with audio podcast

The recession hits science

The lagging economy is hurting Massachusetts' vaunted life-sciences industry, and might especially hinder the development of new drugs, according to a report released today by MIT researchers.

Jan 08, 2010 not rated yet 0