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Researchers decode the hamster genome

Genome researchers from Bielefeld University's Center for Biotechnology (CeBiTec) headed by Professor Dr. Alfred Pühler have succeeded in sequencing the genome of the Chinese hamster. The Chinese hamster supplies the cell ...

dateAug 21, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Nanosensors could aid drug manufacturing

MIT chemical engineers have discovered that arrays of billions of nanoscale sensors have unique properties that could help pharmaceutical companies produce drugs—especially those based on antibodies—more safely and efficiently.

dateAug 16, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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Kryptonite for cancer cells

( —Every available cancer drug is susceptible to resistance, according to Mansoor Amiji, Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Tumors grow more quickly than blood vessels, ...

dateMar 19, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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Study examines chemists' decision-making processes

(—Though we may not realize it, our minds spend a lot of time dis­carding infor­ma­tion. More like a big-​​box store than a box of choco­lates, life is con­stantly throwing us infor­ma­tion we don't ...

dateJan 14, 2013 in Other
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Continuous drug manufacturing offers speed, lower costs

Traditional drug manufacturing is a time-consuming process. Active pharmaceutical ingredients are synthesized in a chemical manufacturing plant and then shipped to another site, where they are converted into giant batches ...

dateMar 12, 2012 in Other
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