Current Headlines

  1. Southwest Airlines Cargo Delivers The Industry’s Top Awards
    4/15/2014

    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
    4/14/2014

    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
    4/14/2014

    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
    4/14/2014

    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
    4/14/2014

    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?
    4/14/2014

    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
    4/11/2014

    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
    4/10/2014

    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
    4/10/2014

    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
    4/10/2014

    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.