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Software-Based Chemical Screen Could Minimize Animal Testing
Software-Based Chemical Screen Could Minimize Animal Testing
Researchers develop a machine-learning tool for toxicity analyses that is more consistent in predicting chemical hazards than assays on animals.
Software-Based Chemical Screen Could Minimize Animal Testing
Software-Based Chemical Screen Could Minimize Animal Testing

Researchers develop a machine-learning tool for toxicity analyses that is more consistent in predicting chemical hazards than assays on animals.

Researchers develop a machine-learning tool for toxicity analyses that is more consistent in predicting chemical hazards than assays on animals.

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Severe Toxicity Reported in High-Dose AAV Gene Therapy in Animals
Severe Toxicity Reported in High-Dose AAV Gene Therapy in Animals
Jim Daley | Jan 31, 2018
Biotech stocks fell in response to the news. 
Animal-Free Toxicity Testing
Animal-Free Toxicity Testing
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 26, 2016
Scientists debut a system that can quickly test the toxicity of thousands of compounds in vitro.
Battling the Bulge
Battling the Bulge
Bob Grant | Nov 1, 2015
Weight-loss drugs that target newly characterized obesity-related receptors and pathways could finally offer truly effective fat control.
Epigenetic Cancer Therapy Clears Phase I
Epigenetic Cancer Therapy Clears Phase I
Tracy Vence | Apr 7, 2014
Investigational drug that inhibits proteins involved with epigenetic regulation shows activity against certain blood cancers in an early-stage clinical trial.
Kerfuffle Over Marijuana Claim
Kerfuffle Over Marijuana Claim
Bob Grant | Aug 20, 2013
A pro-pot group airs an ad stating marijuana is “less toxic” than alcohol, but a federal science agency disputes the assertion.
The Elixir Tragedy, 1937
The Elixir Tragedy, 1937
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2013
A mass poisoning of 105 patients treated with an untested medication spurred Congress to empower the US Food and Drug Administration to monitor drug safety.
Spinning Clinical Trials
Spinning Clinical Trials
Dan Cossins | Jan 16, 2013
Results of breast cancer drug trials are regularly spun to conceal bias and make the drugs seem more effective or less toxic than they really are.
A Dime a Dozen
A Dime a Dozen
Megan Scudellari | Jan 1, 2013
Affordable diagnostic tests tackle the world’s most pressing health problems.
Stemming the Toxic Tide
Kelly Rae Chi | Sep 1, 2012
How to screen for toxicity using stem cells