• Added 15th December 2014

    Better Living Through R&D

    In this revealing interview, Kao Corporation's Atsushi Suzuki offers a behind-the-scenes look at the path that the MegRhythm Steam Eye Mask took as it went from a promising concept to ...

  • Added 5th December 2014

    A New Future For Carbohydrate Fuel Cells

    As we try to limit our need for fossil fuels, biomass is becoming an important energy source – especially the carbohydrates within biomass. These carbs could provide a renewable source ...

  • Added 4th December 2014

    Leptin–Cytokine Crosstalk in Breast Cancer

    The progression of breast cancer is closely related to the actions of many cytokines, with the leptin-cytokine crosstalk being a major mechanism for tumor development. Therefore, inhibiting this crosstalk could ...

  • Added 4th December 2014

    Recycling Polymer Waste

    Polymers are among the most used – and discarded – materials in modern society, making plastics recycling a vital conservation measure. Mechanical recycling and chemical recycling are the most popular ...

  • Added 4th December 2014

    Agrochem Takes on Climate Change

    With warming temps and extreme weather events making it tougher to grow the world's food supply, agrochemical companies are advancing biotechnology and hybridization, and developing new pesticides. Even microbes are ...

  • Added 28th November 2014

    Smart Tech The Next Generation

    Handheld communication devices like tricorders and smartphones may have been good enough for Smart Tech: The Original Series, but now no one wants to have to reach all the way ...

  • Added 27th November 2014

    Literature Monitoring & Triage Process for Pharmacovigilance

    Pharmacovigilance groups depend on targeted, up-to-date product information and adverse event reporting to meet regulatory requirements. But many life science enterprises find themselves compromised by multiple databases that lack integration ...

  • Added 21st November 2014

    Assessing Fitness-to-Operate in Offshore O&G

    Offshore oil and gas facilities are high-risk environments and maintaining safety is a complex challenge that can be aided by careful evaluation of fitness-to-operate.Learn how the FTO framework supports a ...

  • Added 21st November 2014

    Biotech in the Petroleum Industry

    Huge quantities of crude oil, unreachable by conventional methods, are trapped in reservoirs. But an eco-friendly biotechnology like microbial enhanced oil recovery (MEOR), an alternate method that utilizes microorganisms, may ...

  • Added 20th November 2014

    Drug Repurposing

    Understanding the benefits of Drug RepurposingDrug Failures due to Inefficacy & Toxicity From 2008 to 2010, 51% of 87 phase II drugs failed clinical trials because of inefficacy, and 19% ...

  • Added 4th November 2014

    Biomass As Low-Carbon Source for Producing Ammonia

    The need to decarbonize is a particular challenge in agriculture given increasing global food demands. Did you know that using biomass in fertilizer production (particularly in ammonia production) can provide ...

  • Added 4th November 2014

    Discussing Drugs on Online Social Networks

    24% of adults have read online reviews of a pharmaceutical drug or medical treatment. Social networks are popular places to find reviews, but the sites differ in type, registration requirements, ...

  • Added 3rd November 2014

    Financing Drug Discovery for Orphan Diseases

    While pharmaceutical R&D budgets grow larger, getting drug approval only gets harder—which may ultimately jeopardize financing for drug development. A proposed "megafund" financing method could be the answer, and its ...

  • Added 3rd November 2014

    Making Cancer History

    In this thought-provoking interview, Dr. Philip Lorenzi of the MD Anderson Cancer Center talks about his work developing diagnostic tests, improving leukemia drugs, understanding the autophagy process and using Big ...

  • Added 31st October 2014

    Advances in Graphene-based Polymer Composites

    Materials scientists are finding that graphene is an ideal nanofiller, given its conductivity, high surface area and more. Graphene polymer composites can be used in everything from wind turbines to ...