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Simpler Method Devised to Produce Malaria Drug

A biochemistry group in the U.K. developed simpler and potentially more efficient techniques for producing a first-line drug for treating malaria. . . . → Read More: Simpler Method Devised to Produce Malaria Drug

Univ. Spin-Off Develops Head Impact Sports Sensor

Two chemistry faculty in Michigan developed a simple sensor that measures the force and shows the location of head impacts in contact sports, and started a company to develop the product. . . . → Read More: Univ. Spin-Off Develops Head Impact Sports Sensor

Trial Shows Bioactive Glass Stops Bone Infections

Grafts of glass-based substitute material were shown in a clinical trial to stop bacterial bone infections from osteomyelitis, in most cases without additional antibiotics. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Bioactive Glass Stops Bone Infections

Nanotech Gel Designed to Treat Snake Bites

A team from University of California in Irvine developed a snake bite treatment that in lab tests stops venom more effectively and at lower cost than current antidotes. . . . → Read More: Nanotech Gel Designed to Treat Snake Bites

Nuclear Cancer Therapy Company Launches, Raises $25M

A new company developing cancer therapies combining nuclear radiation and synthetic antibodies is starting up in Hamilton, Ontario. . . . → Read More: Nuclear Cancer Therapy Company Launches, Raises $25M

System Slashes Time to Detect Bacteria in Blood

A biomedical engineering lab developed a compact system that detects harmful bacteria in blood samples in less than four hours, a process that now takes days. . . . → Read More: System Slashes Time to Detect Bacteria in Blood

DNA Tags Speed Nanoparticle Gene Therapy Discovery

Biomedical engineers developed a technique with unique DNA identifiers that makes possible faster screening of gene therapies delivered with nanoscale particles. . . . → Read More: DNA Tags Speed Nanoparticle Gene Therapy Discovery

Stomach Acid Harnessed to Power Ingestible Devices

Researchers at MIT and Harvard University designed a tiny device that in tests with animals show it can run for days powered by acids in the stomach. . . . → Read More: Stomach Acid Harnessed to Power Ingestible Devices

Protein Drug Discovery Company Launches, Gains $50M

A biotechnology enterprise founded by faculty at Scripps Research Institute plans to discover new therapies based on complex interactions with human proteins. . . . → Read More: Protein Drug Discovery Company Launches, Gains $50M

Scripps, Pfizer Collaborate on DNA-Coded Drug Discovery

Drug maker Pfizer Inc. is gaining access to advances in a synthetic chemistry technology developed by Scripps Research Institute that tags compounds with DNA identifiers. . . . → Read More: Scripps, Pfizer Collaborate on DNA-Coded Drug Discovery