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2011-09-13 11:55:47

Researchers from Boston College have developed a new class of small molecule receptors capable of detecting a lipid molecule that reveals the telltale signs of cellular death, particularly cancer cells targeted by anti-cancer drugs.

2011-08-23 21:37:45

Assembling chemicals can be like putting together a puzzle.

2011-07-27 06:14:00

SAN DIEGO, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visionary Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced today that the company has raised seed round investments from a consortium of Angel Investors.

2011-01-18 16:30:37

Developing new drugs is a highly costly and time-consuming process. Of 20 candidates, 19 are normally rejected because they don't work or have unwanted side effects.

2010-09-30 20:15:35

Northwestern University researchers have taken another step towards realizing a new class of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) enzyme mimics, opening the door for the development of highly sensitive chemical detection systems that go beyond nucleic acid targets.

2010-08-26 07:12:08

It's a scientist's dream comes true - they are reporting progress in making drugs that target the "untouchables" among the body's key players in health and disease, according to a new study.

2010-06-29 06:00:00

BERLIN and BURLINGTON, Mass., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- caprotec bioanalytics GmbH announced today that it has successfully completed a research collaboration with F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Basel, Switzerland.

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2010-02-16 10:54:05

Chemists in Mülheim devise a new way of optimizing enzymes for industrial applications.

2010-02-01 18:49:35

The search for new drug compounds is probably worse than looking for a needle in a haystack because scientists are limited in the size of the haystacks they can rummage through—time and money make it virtually impossible to screen or search through super-large libraries of potential compounds.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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