US medical-device maker Medtronic is in advanced talks to buy competitor Covidien, based in Ireland, for more than $40 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.
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In Bolivia, in the largest continuous salt desert in the world, researchers from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia have found a bacterium that stores large amounts of PHB, a prized polymer. This biodegradable plastic ...
Microwave radiation could provide a faster, greener way to manufacture drugs, according to researchers at the University of Bradford.
Researchers from ETH Zurich have filed a patent application for a method to test the biological activity of one of the strongest toxins known, the botulinum neurotoxin. If the procedure is adopted by the pharmaceutical industry, ...
(AP)—The pharmaceutical industry has activated an emergency website to help patients affected by Superstorm Sandy find nearby pharmacies that are open.
Ruhr-Universitaet-Bochum researchers have developed a new method for the detailed study of the interaction between pharmaceuticals and their target proteins.
In his doctoral dissertation, Kurt Baarman, a researcher from Aalto University, developed methods for making electron density calculations more efficient. These methods can also be applied to pharmaceutical development.
New research by a University of Illinois expert who studies process management points to the potential role of regulatory oversight in preventing deterioration of operational routines that are used to complete day-to-day ...
(Phys.org) -- Discoveries made during PhD studies by Victoria University graduate Emma Dangerfield could revolutionise the pharmaceutical industry, by allowing drugs to be made in a more environmentally friendly way.