Tag: "companies" at biology news
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- May 16, 2007
...c Bureau, explains that big western pharmaceutical companies
long have turned to Indias numerous contract resea..., May 21, 2007 "The Indian Advantage: Major drug companies
in the west are expanding their research programs in India" This story will be available on May 21...
Fibers are center stage at international conference
...-top exhibition featuring local textile affiliated companies
will be held Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. Cotton is among the topics at the Thursday morning sessions. Mark Kent of Kent Manufacturing is the Friday breakfast speaker. The full program is available at http://www.thefibersociety.org/ The Fiber Society ...
Study warns deep-sea mining may pose serious threat to fragile marine ecosystems
...utical and biotechnological applications. Mining companies
first turned their attention to the oceans in the ...-rich terrestrial mines," says Halfar. "For mining companies
and their investors, undersea mining offers high concentrations of ore at relatively low production ...
Creation of an international industrial chair in life cycle assessment
...t, Environment, Cascades inc. Now more than ever, companies
must better understand their ecological footprint ...s to be among the most environmentally responsible companies
in world", as stated in the 2006 Sustainability and Worldwide Contributions Annual Report. "Total ...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- May 2, 2007
...e, academic scientists, entrepreneurs and start-up companies
are seeking money for research to validate ideas for new drugs. Jarvis surveys the venture philanthropy landscape, and explains how disease advocacy groups have become major players in the for-profit world of biotech startups. ARTICLE # 5 EMBARGOE...
'Insulator' helps silence genes in dormant herpes virus
...es to hide and re-emerge could give pharmaceutical companies
targets for designing drugs that disrupt those mechanisms. The studies also have implications for treating and manipulating other types of viruses, Zhou says. "This study provides one of first examples of how viral chromatin is organized in a very ...
Generic biologic drugs unlikely to offer significant savings
..., have introduced legislation that would subsidize companies
that produce generic biologics. But Duke's David Ridley says that even with such legislation, "prices might not fall enough to justify the cost to taxpayers of such a program." "We understand the enthusiasm for lower prices for these biologics," he...
Wellcome Trust and GlaxoSmithKline announce partnership to target drug-resistant hospital infections
...ket potential. It can be difficult, therefore, for companies
to recoup their outlay in R&D costs. This is where the Wellcome Trust believes it can make a difference through partnership. GSK has demonstrated a continuing commitment to discover and develop new antibacterials, aimed at addressing the growing ...
Double honor recognises world-class science and spin-out success
...ngham and at one of its highly successful spin-out companies
has been recognised with the UKs most prestigious ...iles works with most of the leading pharmaceutical companies
globally, providing advanced analytical research through the combination of state-of-the-art instrum...
Developed/emerging market biotech firms convene at largest-ever meeting with global health focus
...est-ever known assembly of emerging market biotech companies
to focus on global health problems. The goals ...age: Study suggests India's health biotechnology companies
set to boom (Associated Press) ( www.boston.com/business/technology/biotechnology/articles/2007/04/0...
Clemson bioengineer gets national boost
...ing room. The technology transfer process includes companies
willing to step forward to develop procedures and to manufacture and sell associated medical devices." Bioengineering, sometimes termed biomedical engineering, involves the application of science, mathematics and engineering principles to biomedi...
Cheaper, better disease treatments expected from faster approach to developing antibodies
...esses used previously to identify new drugs. Drug companies
have used those more time- and labor-intensive processes to develop antibodies for treating rheumatoid arthritis, cancer and other diseases. The new approach developed in collaboration with Dr. Brent Iverson overcomes those obstacles, and has othe...
Short-term studies suggest that whole grain oats may reduce risk factors for coronary heart disease
...rs of people; most were wholly or partly funded by companies
that had interest in cereal products. "Well-designed, adequately powered studies are now needed to evaluate the effects of long-term consumption of oats," says Dr Sarah Kelly of the School of Health and Social Care at the University of Teesside, M...
2007 Communicator Award goes to glaciologists from Bremerhaven
...ciation, which has a membership of more than 3,000 companies
and private individuals and which promotes interaction and discussion between the scientific community and the general public. In addition to the prize money, the glaciologists will also be presented with a hologram representing the Communicator Awar...
Research director to be honored at international congress
...on of tissue within patients. Two Nottingham based companies
Regentec Ltd and Critical Pharmaceuticals Ltd have been formed to exploit these inventions. ...
India's biotech industry emerging as world innovator, collaborator, competitor
... blockbuster drugs lose patent protection. Indian companies
appear well positioned to leverage their cost-effe...ppliers will continue to decrease as more domestic companies
manufacture these products locally, according to the paper. It says many Indian firms are scaling ...
Sandia researchers take new approach to studying how cells respond to pathogens
...ed in diseases such as cancer or by pharmaceutical companies
for biomarker discovery. ...
Forest elephants at risk from the illegal ivory trade
...forest, and collaborations with logging and mining companies
to reduce their impacts on protected areas and to improve ecosystem management and elephant protection in their concessions. Ultimately, consumers of unsustainable and illegally traded ivory must be educated to understand that their actions leave blo...
Elephant highways of death
...tly, they conclude that private logging and mining companies
must work to reduce illegal hunting in their concession areas, especially those near protected areas. In African savannahs, both elephant populations and illegal killing can often be monitored through aerial surveys, whereas elephant massacres in t...
New chemistry approach promises less expensive drugs
...health." Most drug molecules that pharmaceutical companies
produce can exist in two different forms, which ar...ood and Drug Administration now requires that drug companies
create only the beneficial enantiomer during the manufacturing process. While this requirement keeps...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10