Movers and shakers in the Chemical industry - July/August 2020.
In July 2019, the world remembered the first man to set foot on the Moon, on the golden anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing. Very soon, we will have another anniversary to consider. In December 2022, it will be 50 years since the last astronaut left the Moon.
In the era of ‘fake news’, patents provide an under-used source of true facts and chart the technological progress that has shaped everyday lives in the 21st century. This is the case made in the opening paragraphs of this book. True or false?
Niger has become the 15th country in Africa to report an outbreak of the circulated vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV), according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Despite overwhelming genetic evidence to support the involvement of the AB protein in the pathology of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), previous efforts targeting the protein have led to many disappointing clinical trial failures.
Obesity is an epidemic affecting much of the Western world. But having the right combination of gut bacteria can help protect against both obesity and diabetes, Jasmin Fox-Skelly reports
The past year has seen several positive developments on the gene therapy front, according to experts at the digital BIO meeting in June 2020.
Teams are gearing up for the next nanocar Grand Prix, with ten entrants prepping nano vehicles for the Race in Toulouse in 2021. Now, scientists in Japan and France have reported a new family of nanocars ahead of the big event.
By editing or even writing the DNA of microbes, synthetic biologists promise to accelerate the sustainable manufacture of agrichemicals, drug molecules and other valuable compounds, reports Anthony King
The famous Scout motto continues to ring true today, and is perhaps even more relevant. And it certainly should not be ignored despite other concerns about where and from whom it originated.