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Lilly, CureVac Partner on RNA Cancer Drugs in $1.8B Deal

Drug maker Eli Lilly and Company and biotechnology company CureVac AG agreed to develop a series of cancer immunotherapies based on CureVac’s messenger RNA technology. . . . → Read More: Lilly, CureVac Partner on RNA Cancer Drugs in $1.8B Deal

Phone App Screens for Postpartum Depression

A new smartphone app helps detect depression among women who recently gave birth, and optionally gathers data for continued research on the disorder. . . . → Read More: Phone App Screens for Postpartum Depression

First Trial of Alzheimer’s Drug Underway

The first clinical trial is underway of a therapy for stopping the progression of Alzheimer’s disease that purports to rebuild neural connections in the brain. . . . → Read More: First Trial of Alzheimer’s Drug Underway

Univ. Spin-Off Reports Cancer Immunotherapy Advance

A highly targeted synthetic antibody, developed by a university spin-off enterprise, was shown to destroy human breast cancer cells grafted in lab mice. . . . → Read More: Univ. Spin-Off Reports Cancer Immunotherapy Advance

Online Game Harnessed to Combat Foodborne Toxins

A consortium of companies and university labs is recruiting participants in an online computer game to design synthetic proteins to neutralize a toxin that contaminates food crops. . . . → Read More: Online Game Harnessed to Combat Foodborne Toxins

Roche, Biotech to Discover New Antibiotics

A biotechnology company that discovers new drugs through detailed genomic analysis is partnering with drug maker Roche to find new treatments for bacterial infections that resist current antibiotics. . . . → Read More: Roche, Biotech to Discover New Antibiotics

Flashback: Drug Pricing Reform Even Big Pharma Might Like

Science & Enterprise is taking a break From 2 to 13 October. Until then, we will re-run some of our recent special reports. Our regular posts will return on 16 October.

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2 May 2016. At a press event in Washington, D.C. last week, Representative Lloyd Doggett of Texas, a champion of lower prescription . . . → Read More: Flashback: Drug Pricing Reform Even Big Pharma Might Like

Gas-Jet Printing Process Developed for Medications

A team of material scientists and biomedical engineers designed techniques for producing pharmaceuticals on demand by printing drugs as thin films. . . . → Read More: Gas-Jet Printing Process Developed for Medications

IBM, UC San Diego Partner on Healthy Aging

IBM and University of California at San Diego are launching a joint research project to gain new insights with artificial intelligence on cognitive and gut microbe health in older people. . . . → Read More: IBM, UC San Diego Partner on Healthy Aging

Origami Robotics Designed for Fragile Objects

An engineering lab at Case Western Reserve University developed a soft robotic arm that grips and manipulates fragile objects, such as in surgery. . . . → Read More: Origami Robotics Designed for Fragile Objects