US biotechnology company Altavant Sciences, which focuses on drug development for rare respiratory diseases, has appointed Howard M. Lazarus as CMO. Lazarus has over 20 years’ experience in drug development for pulmonary, vascular and interstitial diseases.
Movers and shakers Movers and shakers The American Cleaning Institute, based in Washington DC, which represents the US cleaning products industry, has appointed four new directors to the board: Lilia...
This book, originally published in France, investigates this growing international problem, its causes, and argues that recent developments can explain why fraudulent behaviour has become so prevalent.
Life operates on the nanometre scale. The fundamental processes of muscle action, reproduction, genetic inheritance, metabolism, and everything else that living things do, are what we now call ‘nano’. They are carried out by macromolecules within or near cells, with dimensions and distances measuring a few nanometres at most.
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If you ever wondered if a job in the fragrance industry would suit you, then this remarkable book by Charles Sell, one-time research head of a leading manufacturer of fragrances, will help you decide. Fundamentals of fragrance chemistry covers the subject comprehensively and in a very readable manner.
X.-J. Wang and M. Hong have managed to identify a suitable catalyst that was able to polymerise β-angelica lactone.
An international team of researchers has discovered a new biomarker that could be used to detect Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms emerge.
Antibodies taken from recovered patients or made in cell cultures are showing promise in treating Covid-19 patients.
With Covid-19 causing havoc around the world, the biopharmaceutical industry is playing a key role in the hunt for treatments and preventative vaccines, as well as donating expertise and goods to the treatment efforts.