Current Headlines

  1. Southwest Airlines Cargo Delivers The Industry’s Top Awards

    Southwest Airlines Cargo is leader of the pack when it comes to running a successful operation. The airline was recently named the Airforwarders Association’s “Domestic Carrier of the Year” for the fifth year in a row. It also earned the Express Delivery & Logistics Association’s (XLA) “Domestic Airline of the Year.” This is the 14th year in a row Southwest has won the award.

  2. Enzyme Shows Promise For Asthma And Cancer Treatments

    Scientists from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have identified the enzyme SKG1 as a promising target for asthma therapy and for bolstering effects of certain anti-cancer treatments.


  3. Albireo Lead Compound A4250 Shows Promise Against Liver Injury In Mice

    Swedish biotechnology company Albireo announced that its lead compound A4250 for cholestatic liver disease was successful in protecting against bile acid-mediated cholestatic liver damage in mice.

  4. UCI Team Discovers Bone Marrow Stem Cells’ Potential In Stroke Recovery

    Bone marrow stem cells may help in stroke recovery, according to a team of researchers from the University of California, Irvine’s Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center.

  5. Irvine Scientific Announces Expansion Of BalanCD™ Product Line To Serve Vaccine Market

    Irvine Scientific is pleased to announce the launch of its BalanCD™ MDCK cell culture medium, a next generation cell culture product responding to today’s requirements for media used in cell-based vaccine manufacturing. This new flagship product expands Irvine Scientific’s current BalanCD product portfolio of animal component-free and chemically-defined media with the addition of a new purpose-built product.

  6. Has Alzheimer’s Research Been Focused On Wrong Protein?

    Claude Wischik, a chair in mental health at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, believes that 20 years of Alzheimer’s research has been focused on the wrong protein.

  7. Microsart @media: Maximum Safety In Microbiological Quality Control

    Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), a leading global supplier for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, is introducing Microsart @media to complement Microsart @vance, a product line for microbiological quality control in these sectors.

  8. Tekmira Awarded $140 Million Contract For Ebola Treatment Research

    The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Tekmira a $140 million contract to research a treatment for the Ebola virus.

  9. Northwestern, University Of Rochester Receive Funds To Research Parkinson’s Disease Treatments

    Northwestern University and University of Rochester were awarded a $23 million grant to conduct research on Parkinson's disease.

  10. Roche And Spero Sign Into Antibiotics Partnership

    Spero Therapeutics LLC announced that it has entered into an antibiotics partnership with Roche. Spero is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new therapies for bacterial infections.