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Cooking up Innovation

Douglas Leech, 18/05/2017

Innovation means many things to many people and is probably over utilised in the business world. However, there seems to be an increasing realisation that innovation is not just product-specific, it also relates to organisational structures and management styles.

Modern marvels – from plants

John Mann, 18/05/2017

At least 25% of prescription drugs are based upon natural products or their structural analogues. This figure rises to 40% if one considers antibiotics and anti-cancer drugs. Although many of these agents are of microbial origin, there are several real ‘botanical miracles’ as well.