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Drug Approval Timeline Same as 20 Years Ago
Kerry Grens | Jan 9, 2017
A report finds that new medications still take about 12 years to go from patent to patient.
Addressing Biomedical Science’s PhD Problem
Catherine Offord | Jan 1, 2017
Researchers and institutions seek to bridge the gap between emerging life science professionals and available positions.
Industry-Funded Sugar Study: Don’t Trust Other Sugar Studies
Joshua A. Krisch | Dec 21, 2016
Two opposing papers in
Annals of Internal Medicine
battle over dietary guidelines on sugar.
2016 Salary Survey: By the Numbers
Staff | Oct 31, 2016
This year's life sciences salary survey turned up some interesting trends in the U.S. and around the world.
Q&A: From FDA to Industry
Kerry Grens | Sep 27, 2016
Among a subset of US Food and Drug Administration regulators who leave the agency, more than half go to work for pharmaceutical companies, researchers report.
$1.5 Billion Pharma Buyout for Leukemia Drug
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2016
Jazz Pharmaceuticals is set to purchase Celator to acquire an experimental treatment for acute myeloid leukemia.
Thermo Fisher to Acquire FEI
Tracy Vence | Jun 1, 2016
In a $4.2 billion deal, the science equipment giant is buying the Hillsboro, Oregon-based electron microscope maker.
Do Patents Promote or Stall Innovation?
Catherine Offord | Jun 1, 2016
A petition recently filed with the Supreme Court triggers renewed debate about the role of patents in the diagnostics sector.
E.U. Delays Vote on Roundup
Bob Grant | May 24, 2016
Newly published research on the key ingredient in the Monsanto-made weed killer is holding up lawmakers’ decisions on whether to continue to allow its sale in Europe.
Antibody Maker Loses License Over Animal Welfare Violations
Jef Akst | May 23, 2016
The US Department of Agriculture orders Santa Cruz Biotechnology to pay a $3.5 million fine and to cease selling research antibodies.