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October 01, 2014

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1:58 PM | Nimbus looks to Merck for CEO
Donald Nicholson spent 26 years at US pharma giant
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1:46 PM | Video Tip of the Week: MEGA, Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis
This week’s tip of the week highlights the MEGA tools–MEGA is a collection of tools that perform Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis. MEGA tools are not new–they’ve been developed and supported over many years. In fact, on their landing page you can see the first reference to MEGA was in 1994. How much computing were you […]

Tamura K., G. Peterson, N. Peterson, G. Stecher, M. Nei & S. Kumar (2011). MEGA5: Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis Using Maximum Likelihood, Evolutionary Distance, and Maximum Parsimony Methods, Molecular Biology and Evolution, 28 (10) 2731-2739. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msr121

Tamura K., G. Stecher, D. Peterson, A. Filipski & S. Kumar (2013). MEGA6: Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis Version 6.0, Molecular Biology and Evolution, 30 (12) 2725-2729. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/mst197

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12:55 PM | Adaptive Trials Offer Potent Weapon Against Phase 3 Failures
A failed phase 3 drug trial is one of the worst possible outcomes for a pharmaceutical company and for patients, both in terms of financial resources spent as well as time sunk into an unproductive research path. A recent article published by Roche describes how that company had to deal with several recent Phase 3 ... continue reading
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12:10 PM | Of seismic waves and closing days: take home messages
. With contributions from James Smith, a recent Oxford University graduate and current SENS Research Foundation Summer Scholar working at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. There were two momentous events on the night of August 23, 2014. First, the inaugural Rejuvenation Biotechnology conference drew to a close. Second, the largest earthquake in nearly 25 years...Read more
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11:46 AM | Janssen backs NHS diabetes challenge
Will provide £200,000 to spread innovation across UK
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10:48 AM | GSK expands bioelectronics efforts with $5m challenge fund
Will support academics and small companies working to stimulate and block neural signals in organs
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10:12 AM | Trial suggests Sanofi's asthma drug works in sinusitis
Dupilumab able to reduce polyp size in sinusitis patients
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9:41 AM | FDA awards $19m in rare disease grants
US regulator supports 15 orphan drug projects

September 30, 2014

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11:31 PM | Sanofi opens new Shanghai R&D headquarters
China-based hub for Asia Pacific will create 1,400 jobs
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11:30 PM | Johnson & Johnson to acquire Alios BioPharma for $1.75bn
Will gain access to the biopharma's portfolio of viral infection candidates
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11:30 PM | ADC Therapeutics expands team
Appointments preceed its first antibody drug conjugate trials
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11:05 PM | Cancer pain: opioids set to dominate
But much work is being done to improve the delivery systems of these drugs
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10:05 PM | El gigante de Paruro
"El Gigante de Paruro" de Martín Chambi, 1925.Se llamaba Juan De La Cruz Sihuana y nació alrededor de 1875 en Llusco, Provincia de Chumbivilcas, Departamento de Cusco. Estatura 2.10 m y peso de 136 Kg. Fotografiado en 1925 por Martín Chambi, aparece en el diario Variedades el 04 de octubre de 1925. http://100peru.blogspot.com/2013/05/01-el-gigante-de-paruro-de-martin-chambi.html
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8:37 PM | Good practice in blood clot care recognised at awards
First winners of QiC Anticoagulation programme announced
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7:03 PM | Fluorescent Imaging Made Easy, Fast, and Intuitive
Bio-Rad Laboratories announced the launch of the ZOE™ Fluorescent Cell Imager, one of the first cell imaging systems able to deliver the power of microscopy in a system that is as easy to use as a tablet. The system includes three fluorescent channels and brightfield to simplify fluorescence imaging for cell culture applications. Fluorescence microscopes […]
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4:01 PM | Premiata Una Catanese Tra Gli Ingegneri Italiani Vincitori Di Un Progetto Di Ricerca In Nord America
La neolaureata Loredana Pagano vincitrice della borsa di studio Cni-IssnafRead more →
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3:56 PM | Da oggi a Roma i primi taxi d’Italia 100% elettrici, primo passo verso l’era della mobilità green
URI, 3570 e Nissan hanno presentato le prime vetture a impatto 0. Presto la sperimentazione coinvolgerà anche Firenze, Milano e altre città italiane.Read more →
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3:53 PM | La statua di San Michele Arcangelo e del Drago posta in sicurezza nel Museo del Duomo di Orvieto su basi antisismiche dell’ENEA
La statua di bronzo  di San Michele Arcangelo e del Drago, originariamente collocata sulla facciata del Duomo di Orvieto *, dopo il suo recente restauro è stata posta in sicurezza all’interno del Museo dell’Opera del Duomo di Orvieto su un…Read more →
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3:40 PM | Scoperta la vera età del lago più antico d’Europa
Lo studio, pubblicato sulla rivista Eos, è stata realizzato da un team internazionale con l’importante contributo dei ricercatori dell’Università di PisaRead more →
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3:32 PM | “Behaviourlabs”, Tecnologia A Supporto Della Sanità – Autismo, Arrivano Da Dallas I Robot Firmati Dalla Startup Etnea
Il team siciliano si è classificato al terzo posto al concorso nazionale CNI “Scintille” Via alla commercializzazione degli androidi intelligenti Read more →
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3:24 PM | Scoperta una nuova fonte di raggi gamma nell’Universo
La ricerca, a cui ha collaborato anche l’Università di Pisa, è stata pubblicata sull’ultimo numero di agosto della rivista ScienceRead more →
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2:09 PM | EMA to review experimental Ebola drugs
Response comes as death-toll tops 3,000
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11:36 AM | The New Debate: Gene Editing vs Genetic Modification
Government food safety agencies in many countries are hesitant to approve genetically modified organisms (GMOs) for human consumption. In some cases that hesitancy centers on scientific questions but sometimes reluctance hangs more on public fears. Now a group of scientists think that both concerns can be resolved with specific genetic editing instead of pursuing broader genetic modifications. What’s the difference between the two genetic tamperings, you ask? It is the difference […]
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10:20 AM | PD1 drugs could end 'decades of silence' in bladder cancer therapy
Merck's Keytruda and Roche antibody showing promise
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9:58 AM | Janssen, AZ and Roche at ESMO
Companies present promising data on new cancer drugs
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9:52 AM | Amag buys into maternal health business
Will acquire female health specialist Lumara Health
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8:57 AM | Alacrita appoints Stuart Hendry as associate partner
Joins from medical device firm Sphere Medical
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8:48 AM | Japan's Daiichi Sankyo pays $410m for Ambit Biosciences
Gains rights to cancer drug quizartinib
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3:21 AM | Blogger's spell checker tries to fix "blog"
Why does blogger's spell check try to correct 'blog', and why does it suggest 'bog' or 'blag'. Are they telling me I'm writing s**t or trying to get something for free?Please fix this one blogger.com.

September 29, 2014

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11:31 PM | EMA wants to embed patient viewpoint within drug assessment
Will pilot CHMP benefit-risk evaluation project
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