Study weighs deep-sea mining's impact on microbes

The essential roles that microbes play in deep-sea ecosystems are at risk from the potential environmental impacts of mining, a new paper in Limnology and Oceanography reports. The study reviews what is known about microbes ...

Chemists find new way of creating the building blocks of many drugs

Organic chemists at The Ohio State University have figured out how to synthesize the most common molecule arrangement in medicine, a scientific discovery that could change the way a number of drugs—including one most commonly ...

Fungi may lead to cheaper cancer treatment

Cheaper anti-cancer drugs for humans might ultimately stem from a new study by University of Guelph scientists into a kind of microbial "bandage" that protects yew trees from disease-causing fungi.

Ultra-small block 'M' illustrates big ideas in drug delivery

By making what might be the world's smallest three-dimensional unofficial Block "M," University of Michigan researchers have demonstrated a nanoparticle manufacturing process capable of producing multilayered, precise shapes.

System 'prints' precise drug dosages tailored for patients

(Phys.org) —Researchers have created a prototype system that uses a mathematical model to predict - and a portable inkjet technology to produce - precise medication dosages tailored for specific patients, an advance in ...

Israel's Teva to pay $718 million in Israeli taxes

Israel's Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. says it has reached an agreement with the country's tax authority to pay roughly $718 million to settle a series of claims against the drug maker.

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