China's Worsening Air Pollution Now Resembles Nuclear Winter

China's Worsening Air Pollution Now Resembles Nuclear Winter

By Anna Domanska - Feb 26, 2014

China’s record-breaking air pollution has potentially wreaked havoc on the country’s economy. Scientists here have cautioned that the country’s toxic air polluti

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Federal Government Issues Roadmap for Banks to Pool on Marijuana Businesses

Federal Government Issues Roadmap for Banks to Pool on Marijuana Businesses

By Carrie Ann - Feb 15, 2014

The Federal Government has issued regulations to banks for conducting transactions with legal marijuana businesses which are licensed and regulated as the number of states legalizi

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2014: a year for synthetic biology, dark matter, and more!

2014: a year for synthetic biology, dark matter, and more!

By Laura Gomez - Jan 19, 2014

Expectations concerning energy and science continue to build up as new discoveries and enterprises are unveiled during the first weeks of 2014. This year promises interesting energ

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Google unveils smart contact lenses for diabetics

Google unveils smart contact lenses for diabetics

By Laura Gomez - Jan 17, 2014

Diabetes affects one in 19 persons around the world, according to Google’s research. Just imagine if all these people could forget about pricking their fingers several times a da

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Tobacco taxes could prevent 200 million deaths worldwide

Tobacco taxes could prevent 200 million deaths worldwide

By Laura Gomez - Jan 03, 2014

Tripling tobacco taxes globally would decrease smoking rates by a third and avoid 200 million premature deaths from lung cancer and other sicknesses such as heart disease, stroke,

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Drug Giant AstraZeneca to Slash 1,600 jobs

Drug Giant AstraZeneca to Slash 1,600 jobs

By Anna Domanska - Mar 19, 2013

AstraZeneca PLC, the global pharmaceutical giant and the UK’s second biggest drug company, informed that it planned to restructure itself by introducing downsizing program and re

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Valeant to acquire Medicis Pharmaceutical in $2.6 billion deal

Valeant to acquire Medicis Pharmaceutical in $2.6 billion deal

By Anna Domanska - Sep 04, 2012

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. informed that it would acquire buy Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. for $2.6 billion in cash. The deal will add Botox competitor Dysport and

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Drug Shortages 2011: Can the Global Market Fix This?

Drug Shortages 2011: Can the Global Market Fix This?

By Carrie Ann - Dec 12, 2011

Many reasons have been cited for these 2011 drug shortages. A recent study from the IMS Institute found that health manufacturing problems, discontinuations and suspension of produ

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RISUG. The Single dose, Safe, Reversible Contraceptive Method for Men

RISUG. The Single dose, Safe, Reversible Contraceptive Method for Men

By Richard Meryn - Aug 09, 2011

Bye-bye Vasectomies (and if women can have it their way, bye-bye oral contraceptive pills too) ! This wonder drug, which has been developed at the Indian Institute of Technology i

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